Salty Trades is a wedding videographer based in Kihei, Hawaii. Owner and director of cinematography, Andrew Barrera, is passionate about ensuring cinema-quality recording for every client. He and his team of professionals will create a vivid film to make you feel as if you are back at your wedding day when watching it.
Andrew Barrera is a local of Maui and has been taking video since his teens. He can rely on over a decade of experience when creating cinematography. He combines this artistic instinct with professional experience as an award-winning sales executive. He has gathered a talented team in Salty Trades who know how best to coordinate videography and photography, each and every time.
Wedding videography services from this team cover studio-grade audio, multiple high-definition cameras, drone shots, and professional film editing. You can have a film of just your ceremony, or expand coverage with additional hours for your pre-ceremony and reception. You can also opt for location shots before your big day, with gorgeous Maui scenery as your backdrop.
In addition to wedding videography, Salty Trades is also available for wedding photography. They also provide both video and photo imagery for real estate advertising, lifestyle sessions, and family portraiture. You can contact this team directly with details of custom requests.
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Merian Amby · Married on 08/22/2020
I don't always write reviews but after all that we experienced with Salty Trades, I found that AMAZING is an understatement for them.
I had been shopping around for a videography/photography team for a while and even though I put in a few inquiries to other teams, I already knew I wanted Salty Trades Wedding Cinematographer (Andrew Barrera) and their photographer of BV Maui Photo (Brandon Vincent) based on their pictures and videos on their Instagram profile and their website. I knew that this was going to be our special day and I wanted a team that knew how to work well together and that they would be the team to capture it and I'll remember it for the rest of my life. Little did I know how true it would be and how well they would really capture it.
I was so ecstatic when Andrew, the owner and cinematographer who handles the invoicing side of everything, contacted me and told me about his packages that he had. He even suggested things based on my concern for what we wanted to do and our budget. Not many businesses are that considerate where they think of the client first. We were in the middle of the pandemic with businesses shutting down on the island so they knew that money was tight, but I still wanted to have the wedding because love does not stop and they were super accommodating! During our first contact (pre-pandemic), we were originally going to have a reception the same day as the ceremony and he was able to create a package where we could do ceremony and reception. However, when I told them that we were no longer able to have a reception due to covid restrictions, but was still able to have a small ceremony, they were so flexible and accommodating in changing the agreement to ceremony only. Then they asked if we wanted to do a sunset photo shoot since we weren't doing a reception and you bet I said yes!
For our wedding day, he took the liberty to speak with the church coordinator to ask where he was allowed to walk and film and what important info he needed and he relayed that information to his team. And man, they executed everything flawlessly! Once the ceremony was done, we took some family pictures and then after we got to relax for a bit before going to our sunset photo shoot.
That experience with the sunset photo shoot was definitely amazing! They made you feel like you were the only people on the beach and it felt like we were making a movie. We don't take photos or videos professionally so we're kinda awkward so doing all the things they told us to do felt weird, but I definitely trusted them.
Fast forward to a week later and they're done with everything. Guys, ONE WEEK! Who else does that?! Talk about speedy service. But that speediness did not compromise quality one bit cause when I say I was blown away I mean I loved it and felt like I was there on my wedding day all over again and in my feels with everything AGAIN! He invited us to his house so that we could see the pictures and videos they had created for us and whew I was completely in awe the whole time.
All the pictures they captured were so phenomenal, I could not believe that this was from my wedding! They captured all the emotions plus me trying to hold back tears from seeing my almost husband during our first look before the ceremony. During the ceremony they were able to capture everything I wanted and more. All the family pictures that they had made it hard to choose which I wanted to frame up on my wall because there were so many! The icing on the cake was the sunset photos. They made the pictures look like it could be on a magazine cause it was so much more than beautiful! They had such great ideas that I would never think of and the way they use their lighting and natural lighting was *chef kiss* perfect!
Then came the Cinematic Highlight Reel. The video quality was oh ma gosh breathtaking and clear and I was crying cause it was stunning. And the best part for me was the audio. So he has a studio at his house where he offered us to record our vows so that he would be able to capture the best audio quality possible, but like little procrastinators we are, my husband and I didn't finish our vows until THE morning of our wedding day which means we didn't do this route. But when you watch our cinematic highlight reel plus the whole ceremony video that he put together for us, it's like you could hear everything crystal clear and according to everyone that attended our ceremony, they couldn't hear my husband's vows because he didn't say it loud enough for everyone else to hear but just loud enough for me to hear it which was all that mattered. BUT he captured it all perfectly as if they all stood where I was standing. It was THAT GOOD! I made so many people cry watching our videos cause they were finally able to hear both he and I stating our vows. Andrew has the skills of making these movies BETTER than Hollywood quality!
They could have treated us as a simple transaction, but they didn't. To me they're more than a business, they're actual people who care about the people that they will be working with. They've actually become our friends who I'll forever be thankful for capturing such wonderful memories!
To say that I am happy with everything is an understatement, I am over the moon as they made everything so much more beautiful than I ever envisioned. This was a simple wedding, but they made it look so much more than that! Thank you Salty Trades Team!Sent on 09/07/2020
Maria Rubio · Married on 02/09/2020
Andrew and his Team at Salty Trades Media did an AWESOME job with capturing photo/video footage of our wedding day! In planning our wedding my husband and I were debating as to contract a photo/videographer; we are extremely happy that we did!!! Andrew was on top of everything, he replied and answered all my questions and concerns in a timely manner.
Andrew and his Team have the highest quality audio, multiple Ultra HD cameras and “DRONE” coverage! Andrew provided us with a “Cinematic” that highlights our wedding and it is BEAUTIFUL!!! We have watched it over and over again! Our family and friends loved our wedding film and were very impressed by it, they even teared up watching it!!!
All brides and couples, if you would like your wedding to be forever memorable, you need to get in touch with Salty Trades Media, No regrets!!!
Here is a like to our wedding video for you to see the amazing work of Salty Trades Media:
Mr. & Mrs. ChangSent on 11/18/2019
Jerad Hobaugh · Married on 10/19/2019
Salty Trades will deliver as promised!
Salty Trades will deliver as promised! We just had them film our wedding on Maui, and they did a perfect job. The results are stunning, and we've had many compliments from our family and friends! Their attention to detail, calm demeanor, and professional quality make them an easy choice. Thanks Andrew and team!Sent on 10/28/2019
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