A Photography and Film Production Company

Duarte Studios is a full-service, commercial photography and film production company built for creative agencies and brand-conscious clients. We deliver meticulously crafted visuals that are not only compelling but also on-message.

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“The quality of work we got with Duarte Studios was top notch. It made for a truly stellar product that had a strong impact on our customers.”


– Kristin Eldredge

We Sync Up With Your Brand Aesthetics

At Duarte Studios, branding is our DNA.  We started out more than 20 years ago as a division of Jon Duarte Design Group – one of Hawaii’s top graphic design firms – so we’re well versed in growing and fortifying brands for our clients.  We carefully construct our imagery, combining artistry and expertly manipulating lighting, to elicit a specific emotion that resonates with your audience.  By scrutinizing and considering every detail in the frame, we weave compelling narratives.

Our Offering

Our Clients

“Marketing directors need more than just a good-looking picture, they need a firm that understands branding and how to execute marketing strategies. That’s where Duarte Studios really delivers. We always get the right photos for our projects”


– Cheryl Walthall
Pacific Resource Partnership

Cool Collaborations

Whether you need professional portraits that convey the right tone about your personnel and company, or a broadcast commercial that creates a buzz, Duarte Studios has the experience and expertise to deliver on your project. We’ve worked with many companies in many different industries to help them achieve their marketing and branding objectives. Our clients become our partners as we collaborate to create powerful imagery that speaks to their audience.  A truncated list is shown below.

A&B Properties Inc
Four Seasons Resort
Bank of Hawaii
List Sotheby's International Realty
Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children
First Hawaiian Bank
The Hawaii Islands
University of Hawaii Community College
Royal Hawaiian Center
Kahala Nui
La Solana at Silverrock
Beach Villas at Ko'olina
Nocturna Lounge
MW Restaurant
PRP - Pacific Resrouce Partnership
Windward Mall
Hawai'i Community Foundation
Zippy's Restaurant
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Duarte Studios is strategically located in the Pacific for Hawaii, Asia and North America projects. Based in Honolulu, Hawaii, international operation is effectively utilized from our location.

Our Team

“We don’t capture moments, but rather, we fabricate the ideal shot.”

– Jon Duarte // Chief Design Director

Behind the Lens

It takes a team to craft superb photography and video footage. Ours is a strongly collaborative one that enjoys flexing its creative muscle and is driven to produce stellar work for our clients. Jon Duarte, of Jon Duarte Design Group, and Stacie Taira, previously of Orasi Design, lead this dynamic new venture. Their unique backgrounds and experiences have contributed to their partnership.

Stacie Taira

Stacie Taira

Partner / Director of Operations
Jon Duarte

Jon Duarte

Partner / Director of Photography

Stacie Taira

Partner / Director of Operations

Jon Duarte

Partner / Director of Photography