About Cassie Pali

Capturing the beauty and grace that is found underwater, I create fine art pieces that showcase Hawaiian Culture, Goddesses, and Mermaids in this ethereal world. Marrying the beauty of underwater photography with fine art digital painting, I work with my clients and models to capture unique images in a liquid environment and then manipulate the images to create custom art.

Watercolor paper, canvas, acrylic, metal, archival photographic paper, and Giclee prints are a few of the final artwork choices offered. Visit my studio to find out more about my art collections as well as to find out how you can become a piece of art on your next Hawaiian vacation. 

MY STORY

I love photography and have been a professional photographer for two decades. I started with film and switched to digital over time.  I began my career as a wedding planner. It was my way of getting started in photography and his given me a unique perspective of the needs that brides have on their big day. 

I have diversified my business to cover many areas of photography. Today I don't do just weddings; I also do family photos, boudoir sessions, travel, underwater, adventure, babies, fine art, and even some still life photography. Diversifying my skills over time has made me good at what I do. Five years ago I started working in the underwater world. OMG... I love it!

I’ve traveled around the world, with my camera at my side whether I was working for a client or just wondering by myself. I’ve captured many moments and have created books on all of these travels. Never in my life would I have thought I would make a living as a photographer.

I’m also a mom, daughter, grandma/Nana, adventure lover, surfer, paddler, free diver and a motorcycle rider. 

I'd love to talk to you about taking your photos here on Maui. 

 

AWARDS

 

My ART can be found at:
Paper Garden, Wailea
Hawaiian Interiors
Or Contact me for a private showing!
 Sponsored by:
Personal Travel Photographer:
Lee Family Foundation
Hope for Kids International
Student interns:
Volunteer Photography Guidance:
Passion Projects:
Photographed and created a book for Hope for Kids International and the Lee Family Foundation focused on the Children of Uganda, Africa
Book on Gorillas in Uganda, Africa, photographed on location
Ocean awareness, clean up, taking care of the sea through education
Underwater Art - Mermaids and creature of the sea
Student interns - Teaching business and photography to the next generation
Giving back - Free family photo shoots yearly - Thanksgiving weekend, thankful for the gift I have and my way of giving back
Venders I work with:
Destination workshops
Destination Wedding Photographer:
Bozeman, Montana
Fresno, California
Tahoe, Nevada
Aspen, Colorado
Vail, Colorado
St George, Utah
Laguna Beach, California
Mission Beach/Balboa Park, California
Laguna Niguel, California
Calico Ghost Town, California
Scottsdale, Arizona
 Published:
Maui No Ka Oi Magazine 
Neighbors of Wailea & Makena
Neighbors of West Maui
Borrowed & Blue
Austin Weddings
Laguna Beach Weddings
Hawaii Bride & Groom
 

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