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Have you been thinking about finally taking that dream vacation to Honolulu… but you don’t want to leave your furry friend behind? Or maybe you’re a local and in need of a little dog friendly staycation! Whatever your situation, it’s time to start planning! Thankfully, you don’t have to worry about bringing your pup just […]

How To Plan A Dog Friendly Honolulu Vacation


Celebrate your dog's birthday in Honolulu photography by Keri Nakahashi photography

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Your dog’s birthday or gotcha day is a special time. So why not celebrate? Your dog may not know exactly what all the fuss is about, but they’ll love all the attention. Whether you want to keep it low-key or pull out all the stops and go wild, there are tons of fun ideas for […]

8 Ways To Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday In Honolulu

dog photo shoot with Keri Nakahashi Photography

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Have you been thinking about getting professional portraits of your dog, but you’re still on the fence? Have questions about the process? Or don’t think your dog is a good candidate? Maybe your dog is a little rambunctious, or you just don’t know when you can fit it into your schedule. Something always seems to […]

5 Things Dog Photographers Want You To Know


Book your dog's photo shoot with Keri Nakahashi Photography

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Do you remember the day you first brought your dog home? I’m sure it feels like it was just yesterday. Maybe it was… or maybe it’s been 6 months… or even 6 years. If you’ve only recently brought your dog home, then you’re probably excited about all of the things you’ll do together. Or maybe […]

Why You Should Book Your Dog’s Photo Shoot Sooner Rather Than Later

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You had a pet photography session, you’re looking at the finished images, and you’re in awe. They’re absolutely beautiful! It’s time to place an order, but you lack the inspiration. You know you want to display the images in your home but don’t know what to choose. If you need ideas for how to display […]

How To Decorate Your Home With Pet Photos


Six things most dog moms forget to take (+ totally wish they had later)

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A 6-part series filled ideas and actionable tips for taking photos of your furbaby - fancy camera not required! 

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6 Photos Most Dog Moms Forget To Take


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a Honolulu based dog photographer for those obsessed with their furbaby. Here youʻll find all things dogs + Hawaii - photography tips, top dog-friendly spots, client sessions, and more!

I'm Keri.