Sunday, April 29, 2012
As this is my first blog/write up, I’ll introduce myself first… Hi, My Name Is Trevor (:
“Love is a big deal.”
Thanks to you, Sabrina, Dan, and your fun and beautiful family.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Sometimes I get worried when brides do not tell me what they want, or they don't seem to know what they want. However after hearing Kristen's friends describe her as unselfish, kind and sweet...it all made sense. "Kristen always takes care of everyone, she always puts everyone else first." Even if its on her own wedding day. Chad's friends described him to be Kristen's protector, "she'll always be safe with him" and love her forever.
As being proud serving members of the Military, both Kristin & Chad exemplify the model US soldier- humble, courageous, and extremely grateful for their friends, family, and love they have for one another. They survived over five long-distance years of being together and here they were getting finally married. How fortunate we were to shoot their beautiful wedding and share with them their SDE at the end of the night.
Alan (shooter, edit), Jack/Glenn/Michael (shooters), Reese/Kay (photography)
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
|Here's a sneak peak from Kristen and Chad's wedding that we shot this weekend! Ko Olina provides some great backgrounds :)|
Full post to come later!
-Reese & Kay (photography) Alan, Jack, Glenn, Michael (videography)
Monday, April 23, 2012
Last year Olivia approached Isle Media to inquire if we would be interested in collaborating for a music video. Being that we had no experience in shooting a music video at all, I decided that I would take her up on her offer and in exchange, gain some experience. Olivia brought a compelling story about the hardships that spouses of service members have to endure during lengthly and courageous deployments, not to mention, an amazing original track and a very detailed concept and storyboard. After Olivia's presentation of her ideas, I was convinced that this was going to be a project that Isle Media would fully invest into. 4 months later, 20,000+ (and growing) youtube views, spotlights on the local and national news , and then to top it off, a news interview with our footage being featured on public television! In collaboration with Olivia's ingenious editing and vision, we created something very special that a universal audience is appreciating! Please enjoy our first music video, "There we go again" by Olivia Perez-Breland (http://www.oliviabluemusic.com/)
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
As we are approaching our much anticipated one year anniversary, we decided that we needed to throw together a fun, yet classy and sophisticated photo session featuring the 11 creatives that make up the new Isle Media team. As usual, we went a little over-the-top.
Cinema Team: Alan, Jack, Trevor, Lindsey, Glenn, Dwayne, Michael
Photo Team: Reese, Kay
Hair/Make-up Team : Zairrah, Meilene
Mascot: Maggie the Sharpei
Special thanks to:
Photo : Harold Julian / haroldjulianphotos.com
Video: Phillip Lemoine / svp-studio.com
Wardrobe: Collins+8th / collinsand8th.com
Studio: Foton Studio / fotonhawaii.com
Hope to see all of your on at our premier on May 31, 2012 at the Honolulu Design Center. Doors open at 630PM, showcase begins at 730PM. FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL!
Oh man.. we have come a long ways.
Thank you for all of your support.
Sumie and Hiroaki decided to take their pre-wedding pictures while they were visiting Hawaii! They came over from Japan to spend their time together as boyfriend & girlfriend one last time... since they are getting married in the end of the month back in Japan :-) They had an idea of taking pictures in Hawaii-y places in the wedding outfit. My phone rang one afternoon, and Sumie told me that Isle Media was referred by the hotel concierge where they were staying at. They did not have anything besides their great fun personality - no dress or tax, or transportation. My suggestion was - let's rent the outfit out, and I would drive you around and take fun pictures in beautiful locations you would love! So we went to Waikiki city center, Magic Island, and Waimanalo.
Our 3.5 hour session went by so fast, and I was so happy to take their pictures! They were just merely happy to be each other. I didn't even have to ask them to smile at each other :D Love and laughter were everywhere around them. It was such a fun fun photo tour! ~ Kay
(Click "Read more" to see more pictures)
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Wedding withdrawals= when days, weeks, months pass, and you are STILL playing back your wedding in your head, or relieving the moment through video. Shelly joked about how she saw her video 3 times in a row, but I watched it about 12. I believe that if wedding withdrawal was was a medical disorder, I definitely would have it. : )
Something great about working with Shelly and John, is that they are genuine, honest and fun loving people. Like most, they were not super thrilled about being thrown in front of cameras for a full day, but after watching their highlight, you would have no idea. Their laid-back and easy going nature allowed us to do what we do best, bring out and enhance the best emotions of their day.
Congratulations John and Shelly! You two were amazing! Thank you for everything.
PS- Shelly confessed that she has a little thing for Hello Kitty. Please look for her cameo. : )
Monday, April 9, 2012
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
It's kind of unbelievable that we are already approaching one year of being in existance. : ) In a very short period of time, we have created something very beautiful and inspiring, from absolutely nothing. Beyond just wedding- Isle Media has collaborated with other artists and businesses in a multitude of projects. From commercials, to music videos, concept shoots, and public service announcements, we want to do it all. I don't think any of us could have imagined that we would be where we are at today, one year ago. : ) We are so honored and grateful that people are appreciating the work that we do.
Now it's time to celebrate. We will be hosting our premier on May 31, 2012 at the Honolulu Design Center. Friends that also will be featured in our video showcase include:
Seasons of Life - Karine French-Matsumoto (event planning)
A Cake Life- Kristin Kato (cakes)
Ma'ohi Nui- Merv Lilo (polynesian entertainment)
Photobox Hawaii- Blaine Chong (photobooth)
Face Art Beauty- Dhyana Leung (beauty services)
In addition to premiering our own videography pieces that we have created specifically for this event, we also look forward to sharing the stories of all of our partners through video well.
As a gesture of appreciation to all of our freinds and clients that have supported us in the last 12 months, we have decided to make this event entirely free. No cover charge for anyone. Please come early, as we expect to have a completely full house at the Honolulu Design Center. Vallet your cars, and enjoy the entertainment, food, and open bar. Doors open at 630PM. Hope to see you there.
On behalf of the entire Isle Media Team,
Sunday, April 1, 2012
For my Sandy shots, I wanted to do two things - capturing the wave movement in a slow motion with long exposure. I used an ND filter to make this dreamy looking waves. For this one, I imaged something like Chinese sumi-e painting with flows of time. I also wanted to capture the beautiful wind movement in vivid colors, which is what you are seeing in this main picture. Both are shot in the same location, but I like these totally different looks in the following set.
Please enjoy! (Click "Read more" to see more pictures).
Special Thanks to my model Natsumi
Special Thanks to my model Natsumi