ku’u lei: a stylized shoot in hawaii

I am teaming up with Orchestrated Stylized Shoots for the tropical adventure of a lifetime and I’d like to invite you to come along!

From February 1-3rd Orchestrated will be hosting its first ever three-day event nestled on the island of Oahu: Ku’u lei (My Beloved). Over the course of the three days there will be an engagement shoot, a wedding inspiration shoot, and of course a bridal session on one of our gorgeous beaches.

tropical wedding bouquet | Sami Jo Photography | http://burnettsboards.com/2013/11/kuu-lei-stylized-shoot-hawaii/

Day 1: The Wedding

Set at a historic venue right in downtown Honolulu we will be bringing Downton Abbey style to the tropics. There are a lot of surprises in store but I will tell you this: the wedding portion of this three-day Hawaiian adventure involves a couture gown flown in for the occasion and a real-life couple as models!

Day 2: The Engagement

We will be gallivanting around the island to various lush and tropical spots to shoot another real-life couple with the island’s jaw-dropping mountains and botanical gardens as the backdrop. The stylish couple we have lined up paired with world-renowned scenery is going to make for a completely memorable engagement session.

Day 3: The Bridal Session

Hawaii is known for sparkling blue oceans and pristine beaches and when we place a gorgeous bride into the mix and you’ll have a dreamy masterpiece to create with your camera!

Lavender and yellow wedding cake | Nikole Ramsay Photography | http://burnettsboards.com/2013/11/kuu-lei-stylized-shoot-hawaii/

More information:

Cost & Registration
Details & FAQ
Our inspiration board for the event

I can’t even begin to explain how excited I am about this event. I am looking forward to meeting everyone, learning from and getting to know you, showing off this gorgeous island, and of course – the luau, sunshine, and ocean breezes are going to be fantastic!


Tropical bouquet from Peter Loves Jane, photographed by Sami Jo Photography, designed by Flower Afternoon // cake via Bridal Musings, photographed by Nikole Ramsay, created by Victoria Keith Cakes.

About Sara Burnett

Editor of Burnett's Boards, which she founded to showcase global creativity in the wedding industry. Sara currently lives out of a suitcase while island hopping the Caribbean and beyond. Learn More // Follow on Instagram.


  1. Fabulous idea! Any excuse to head to Hawaii is a good one 🙂 And…a luau….yes, please!

  2. Oh Sara you get to have all the fun! Enjoy and we would try to enjoy with you from our computers. And that cake is gorgeous!

  3. So excited!! Can’t wait to hear all about it.

  4. Sounds positively amazing!

  5. How exciting–it sounds wonderful!

  6. This sounds like so much fun. Wish I could be there too!

  7. Looking forward to seeing the photos form this.

  8. I am beyond excited about this collaboration. I can’t wait to see how it all comes together. 🙂

  9. I can’t wait to see the results of this shoot! Now I have something pretty to look forward to in February!

  10. Very exciting!

  11. So excited for this and cannot wait for the gorgeousness that is Hawaii/Ku’u Lei AND Mr. Oliver! 🙂