Being raised on Maui since he was 5 years old, Michael found his life being surrounded by the ocean. Throughout his younger years, a deep passion towards becoming a professional surfer in the future seemed to be the only thing that ticked his clock. But as we know, time may not always come to our side. As an early teenager, Michael would have to learn to cope with multiple injuries, thus keeping him out of the water for several months at a time consecutively. The down time seemed to be relentless, but as we also know, blessings can can come in so many disguises. It was in his time of being down that he picked something up. 15 was the age that "Stu" would discover his new addiction. Now at the age of 24 years, Michael has turned his addiction into his career. Making his home in the art of capturing LOVE, "Stu" has been bred in the wedding industry for 3 1/2 years and has photographed over 300 weddings under the mighty wings of the industries top tier photographers . Making his official debut in January of 2016, Michael is now a full time business owner and expert of his craft.