DESIGN SCENE TRAVEL: Top Spots for a Photo in Honolulu

Dreaming of perfect island adventure? Why not come to Hawaii, world famous for its beaches, volcanoes, and spectacular nature. In the capital city of Honolulu, you’ll be able to enjoy the best of the city life as well as the stunning natural surroundings. Honolulu is a gateway to the rest of the island chain, so no matter where you’re wanting to explore you’ll be able to find accommodation and transportation options in the city.

Honolulu also presents a great opportunity to get some excellent pictures of the special island charm. From volcano calderas to picturesque sunny beaches, the setting is perfect for any occasion you want to have photographed. It’s always a good idea to plan ahead while traveling, and here are some of the top places you can visit to make your trip to Honolulu fun and memorable.

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Diamond Head

The islands of Hawaii were formed by volcanic activity, and you can view the impressive Diamond Head volcano in person when traveling to Honolulu. Located right next to the city, this dormant volcano has become an iconic landmark of the area and is definitely worth some time to include in a photo shoot when visiting Honolulu. Up close you can appreciate the vast size of the formation, while from a distance there are great views of the enormous crater-like shape next to the picturesque Pacific Ocean waters. It’s a good place to snap some pictures with your family, or as a stunning background setting for an anniversary photo shoot.

Hanauma Bay

All of Hawaii is surrounded by beautiful beaches, but the Hanauma Bay of Honolulu is definitely a special place. As a protected natural area, you’re certain to come across all sorts of amazing wildlife, and the beach is particularly known or having sea turtles. Enjoy swimming or snorkeling in the turquoise waters, and don’t forget to get some pictures of the beach and bay area. Maybe you’re looking for a romantic spot to shoot some wedding photographs, or perhaps it’s a family vacation to connect and spend time together. Whatever the situation, you can certainly make use of Hanauma Bay’s exquisite natural beauty to add a special touch to your photo shoot with local photographers in Honolulu.


Pearl Harbor and Memorial

Besides being a popular beach destination, Honolulu has an interesting historic aspect as well. The site of Pearl Harbor and the tragic bombing that took place during World War II is an important spot to visit in the city. Whether you’re a history fan or not, you can appreciate the impressive USS Arizona Memorial and information about the significance of the site. Being such a critical spot for the city and the islands of Hawaii, any trip and photo shoot in Honolulu would benefit by including Pearl Harbor in the itinerary. It can be a more somber spot, but with so much incredible culture and history, it will certainly add deeper meaning to your trip and vacation photographs.

Sought after by travelers around the world, Hawaii is guaranteed to be a fantastic vacation destination. From excellent beach resorts to mountain hiking adventure, you can find something for everyone on the island. By coming to the capital of Honolulu, you’ll have easy access to all the wonders of the island as well as the contemporary comfort and style of the city. It’s a perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy a true retreat and get some excellent photographs to remember this special time.

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