ABOUT MERRILL PHOTOS
Aubrey & Sam met on Oahu in 2017. With long walks on the beach, dazzling hikes, and long days in the Hawaiian sun, they quickly fell in love. They were married in April 2020 and have since brought their talents together to build a better business.
Sam works at Brigham Young University–Hawaii as the Assistant Production Manager. Aubrey is majoring in Art: Painting, works as a Media Production Specialist, and creates content for local businesses' social media accounts. They've worked with clientele in Hong Kong, Alaska, Hawaii, Texas, California, Utah, and so on. They're always looking forward to where we'll head next!
Sam has a Bachelor of Science in Biology, a minor in Photography & Videography, and a minor in Hospitality & Tourism Management from Brigham Young University–Hawaii. Sam has years of work experience in the photo/video industry (including worldwide broadcasts, etc.). He has filmed Jason Momoa, prominent religious leaders, and worked with American Idol.
Aubrey is currently attending Brigham Young University–Hawaii. She is a senior pursuing a BFA with an emphasis in Painting & Illustration. She has worked on The Book of Mormon Films and was a hair & make-up artist for a prominent religious leader.
Both Aubrey and Sam have taken numerous online and in-person training courses and have a deep knowledge of DaVinci Resolve and Adobe CC.
Awards & Nominations:
2018 Kula Manu Photography Awards (1st and 2nd place)