Reviews of Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui in Kahului, HI

4.8 437 ratings

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Maui Photographer, Maui Family Portraits, Maui Wedding Photographer
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Grins2Go Beach Portraits Maui understands that vacations are the best times of our lives and will make sure your beach portrait will be truly unique, high quality and affordable. You'll be delighted with your experience as well as with your finished beach portraits.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Thanks John and Brenda for our fabulous portraits what a wonderful memory of our time in the beautiful Maui looking at some in frames on our sideboard it takes me back to our wonderful holiday they are so nice everyone that's looked at them has loved them Mahalo Sue & Tory Fusca
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We are so happy with our family portrait, we have been trying to do this for years and Grins2Go made it easy. The photographer was great and the finished product is beautiful. Don't wait another year, just go for it!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
John and JT really know what they are doing! They produce extremely high quality images that my wife and I will be proud to display in our home, and give to family as gifts. I am a professional portrait photographer back home so I know what it takes to produce great outdoor images in varied lighting conditions (mid-day...sunset...etc.) JT has the experience to capture a great image that is not a snapshot, but a piece of art! We are extremely satisfied and highly recommend Grins2Go Beach Portraits Maui!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
My family and I had a very professional experience with Grins 2 Go! The photographer did excellent work and engaged our sons, my husband, and I in our photo session. I am so happy with my portraits, they are the best family portraits that we have ever taken, excellent service! Brenda was so helpful in assisting us with the final order she provided excellent service!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We used Grins 2 Go years ago and loved our portraits. We decided to use them again were more impressed then the first time. We enjoyed everyone we worked with. They are a very professional and helpful team. We loved the pictures of our family! Thank you!!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Great experience. Qualified and seasoned photographer and non-pushy sales team.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
1st time in HI, and HAD to capture the beautiful beach with my family! Grins to Go was fantastic! John was a awesome and fun photographer! Brenda was so easy to work with and without any reservations, I highly recommend them to capture your own family pictures!! They are a great team and make sure that you aren't spending a lot of time missing out on the other fun stuff that you have to do on your vacation!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We've seen the kiosk with the beautiful pictures while on past vacations and decided to do one this time around. We had a great time and LOVE our pictures. Great customer service while selecting the final pics.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Great sales professionals! Fun photo experience! Photography awesome!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
I can't say enough wonderful things about Grins 2 Go! Extremely professional and high quality photographers who have a very personal approach. Our sunset family picture was stunning, and each time we look at it, it brings back such wonderful memories of our time on the island. John and Brenda do a fantastic job and make this a really fun experience - John's ability to capture just the right settings at the right time really speaks to his level of experience. Second to none!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Grins 2 Go did a fantastic job photographing our wedding at the Westin Maui. The overall experience from first meeting them at their kiosk by the Westin Maui to actually recieving all of our pictures in San Diego, CA. wes great! I would also like to add that their personal customer sevice was from the kiosk to the photograher was the best I have received in a long time. Great company!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Our photo shoot was amazing! The photographer was very friendly and professional! We love all of our photos! What a wonderful keepsake! Brenda was a joy to work with!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
The whole experience was fantastic, Brenda was so kind and down to earth, JT was friendly and funny, John was great helping us pick the pictures. I would highly recommend Grins2Go to everyone. The finished product is GREAT. What a natural portrait-no stiff suits, boring back grounds, just us being us on a beautiful beach. Thank you, all!!!!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
It was a great experience - thanks to all the staff. JT sure made it a great time and made us feel comfortable. Brenda did a great job in helping us select the pictures. Our pictures are beautiful and we will always have those great memories. Thanks to Grins 2 Go!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Thank you so much for a fun and flawless photo shoot. We were visiting Maui on vacation with our family and decided we wanted a beach background from our favorite place to visit. The shoot was organized, fun, and quick. Our photos were high quality and look amazing. We were very happy and satisfied with our photos. Thank you so much!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Picture quality was great, and very easy to work with Photographer and the selection of the proofs. Great Experience!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
The session was done with such great professionalism. Thank you for the memories we can treasure for the rest of our lives. Lynn
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
From the emails to the phone calls with Brenda. The portrait session with John was all very easy everyone was very friendly helpful and professional to Leslie in helping us to decide. We now have beautiful family portraits from Maui to cherish!!! Mahalo
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Very easy experience. The photographer could not have been better, very relaxing and comfortable. The woman who went over our pictures was great, also. Very kind, not a hard sell. We would do this, again and we would refer friends.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Our experience with JT our photographer and Leslie helping us sort through all the images was excellent. Both JT and Leslie were just magical in helping us get the pictures we truly loved. So many of the shots, just so good we had a hard time narrowing things down. Just incredible, Mahalo!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We had a wonderful experience having our family pictures taken for our 50th anvi. The photographer was great and got some really nice photos. Everyone from Brenda and the photographer to Leslie helping us pick just the right the right photos. Thanks You
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Fun, fast, great people to work with. And beautiful pictures!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We were very happy with all aspects of service from start to finish. Our photos were beautiful and everything arrived on time and as promised!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Loved our beach photo shoot, great experience! We had so much fun and were all do relaxed and comfortable - our pictures turned out amazing! Beautiful memories in breathtaking Maui!!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
This was a great experience.We had awesome shots all done with great care.We highly recommend JT he was awesome doing the pictures.Murray & Marlene Palin
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
John is amazingly good at what he does. First, a professional photographer, second, working with people, and third, pulling off a high end quality product. He had a difficult task of working with a two year who knows when people are taking her picture and does not like it. John did it. We highly recommend this company.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We LOVED the experience! Had our photos taken at 7am Thanksgiving morning and the lighting was perfect, the beaches were empty, and the photographer was excellent! I loved the selection of photos taken too. Since it was the holidays, I really wanted my pictures and CD. They arrived at my door about 2 weeks after we left Maui. The photo book is such a great collection -- absolutely wonderful! Thanks so much for everything and Mele Kalikimaka!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We had no idea what to expect, and were pleasantly surprised at the ease of our experience. From the stress-free photography session with John, to the extremely organized ordering appointment. It took about 3 weeks to receive all of our portraits at home, and everything is gorgeous! We will most definitely do this again in the future!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We recommend Grins to Go without hesitation. John was professional, efficient & a pleasure to work with during our photo session. He did a great job taking a variety of candid shots as well as posed shots. We chose the 8 AM slot because we wanted the vivid blue ocean to be pronounced in our photos. Our vacation photos turned out wonderful! Brenda was also an absolute pleasure to work with. From scheduling our photo shoot, confirming details, assisting us in choosing our photos, etc. The location of the Whalers Village kiosk was also great. If you are seeking photos in Maui, don't hesitate to go with Grins 2 Go!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We'd been thinking about having a family portrait taken on the beach for a few years and we're so glad that we finally did it. Grins 2 Go made it a very easy and fun experience. The pictures are beautiful!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
I would likely recommend John and Brenda, at first it might seem expensive if you have eight or more people in the photos, but the speed and quality of their professional service was well worth it, totally satisfied, have already recommended them to three other families and newly weds planning on coming to Maui, you can trust them to capture your family vacation on film.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
My husband and I were very impressed with the service that we received. John was amazing. He was very professional and attentive. I felt like we were celebrities. We can't wait for the finished product. The proofs looked great. It was hard to decide.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
It was a very relaxing and fun experience. The photographer JT had his suggestions based on experience and he also asked and listened to what kind of photos we were looking for. Leslie was very helpful giving suggestions to what she felt was a great picture but also taking what we wanted into account. She never rushed us into making decisions, very patient woman. We have been wanting to do this for many years and the only thing we regret is not doing it sooner. Thank You !!!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
John was a terrific photographer! He helped my kids be at ease and very nice way about him. I would highlight recommend him ! I wish he was in NY or NJ. He took great shots of all of us.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We had a family beach portrait done in 2009, and it was the first activity we planned when we decided to return in 2013. Leslie was helpful and professional, and we enjoyed working with JT on the beach in Lahaina. Everyone was accommodating and friendly- Mahalo!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Great experience and lovely photos.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Our photographer, John arrived right on time at our rental, ready to go. He was amazing and handled all 15 of us with ease. He delighted my grandchildren and had them cooperating and laughing the whole time. John was able to coerce the adults into following his direction! Our photos turned out to be beautiful and I know we will all be swept back to our family holiday on Maui when we look at our photos. Thank you so much!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Great experience overall! Leslie was very good at explaining all my options thoroughly and helping me to narrow down the final photo selection for my 16x20 portrait. I would recommend Grins 2 Go to any of my friends.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
This was such a great experience for us! We stayed at the Hyatt and saw your storefront and walked in and from that point on the experience we had was awesome! Brenda was very accommodating with booking a morning to have the pictures taken and the morning we viewed the proofs. John was delight and made the photo shoot so enjoyable and captured great shots of us. Thank you both John & Brenda for helping us to bring back with us the wonderful memories we will always have on our first trip to Maui thru those beautiful photos. Can't wait for our order to arrive in the mail!! Thank you so much!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Our photographer John was awesome. We did the same session 4 years ago in front of Marriott, and though the pictures were good, John was a lot more professional. We were very happy with our pictures. We'll do it again on our next visit to Maui.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We had a great time with our "photo shoot" on the beach. We chose a Sunday morning slot which was great, because none of the businesses were open yet, the beach wasn't crowded, and it wasn't too hot! John was efficient and made the experience fun for our whole family (6 of us). Our pictures turned out great! Our photo shoot was complete in about an hour. Overall, we were really pleased with the experience given the fact that we were completely unfamiliar with the Maui area or the local photographers. I would recommend Grins 2 Go for others. Just note that any professional level photography is an investment, so be prepared to make the financial investment if you wish to capture your special vacation memories.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We first used John the photographer 3 years ago and were really happy with his session. This year we were happy to have him again. We all were very pleased with the session. Thanks John Jim and Judy Helmick
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Session was fun and John was very professional. Took great pictures!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
This was our first family portrait, and the pictures turned out great!! Very easy and very professional people!! Thank you again for our great pictures that will last us a lifetime!!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
What an awesome experience for our entire family! John, our photographer, has a terrific personality and does a fantastic job with poses. We enjoyed the photo shoots and loved how John made us feel so comfortable throughout the session. We were smiling/laughing all the time! We are thrilled to have such wonderful photographs as a remembrance of Maui. We would recommend Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui to everyone.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
The experience was fun and the photographer was engaging and, most importantly, honest and helpful in comfortable poses to suit our taste.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
John and Brenda: We so enjoyed meeting you both. We found you friendly, professional, and confident in the product you were offering. This all translated into a low sales pressure transaction. I should include Leslie in that statement as well, as she worked with us to select our photos. John, you had the hardest job and did it so well, with such panache! We found your methods and demeanor just delightful...all of us, even the kids. We are looking forward to seeing the final result! Thank you again!
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
Professional, fun experience for our family. We recommend you to everyone that is thinking of having a family portrait done.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
We had a great experience with John and Brenda. John was a lot of fun during the photo shoot and made it easy for us to smile and smile a lot, which we all know is tough to do. The pictures came out great and Brenda did a real nice job of helping us select the right ones. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for their ultimate remembrance of Maui.
Grins 2 Go Beach Portraits Maui
5
This was such a great experience for our whole family! Everyone from John, our photographer to JT, to Brenda to Leslie who helped us pick out our pictures with patience galore were fabulous!!!! Thank you!!!

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