welcome, i love you already.

based in hawaiʻi — available worldwide

I'm so glad you're here!

Hi friends! My name is Claire Hadler, and I am a wedding + elopement photographer who desires to tell your story in an authentic and unique way.
I have been passionate about creating since I was ten years old, and my passion just keeps growing.
My whole life is owed to Jesus, and I will never cease to see His creative character through this job of mine.
Meet me in Hawaiʻi or fly me anywhere for emotive photos that will truly last a lifetime.
Welcome to ByClaireHadler.

more about me

Photography is truly my calling. my vessel.

for capturing moments + for storytelling + for ministry.

I want this to be an experience that is so life-giving and full of the giddiest of smiles, belly laughs, happy cries, and pure joy. And while this time is hopefully life-giving, I also pray that it is light-giving, and reflects back to the Light of the World, Jesus.

Photography is my ministry, and while I promise to provide you with a beautiful experience and authentic imagery, I also promise that you will leave your session feeling encouraged and built up in truth and deep love that Jesus provides for us.

the heart of byclairehadler


kali + cam

Claire was such a joy to work with. Photoshoots with her feel like an adventure that you don't want to end. She has you smiling so much and feeling so comfortable in front of the camera that you forget you're even getting photos done at all! My husband and I had our photos taken by Claire on our honeymoon in Hawaii and the images we got back are ones I dream of showing our kids one day. Claire does more than capture moments on camera, she helps you create lifelong memories to look back on forever.


Work &


live well.
remember well.





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