First of all, lets address the elephant in the room. No, I am not June Cochran the 1963 Playboy Playmate of the year. I am the other June Cochran, and if you googled my name, and felt an impulse to bra shop, I apologize and hope small children weren't present. Now speaking of age and laughter (having recently turned 40), I've found myself in my favorite decade thus far, and grateful to have both a close family and amazing tribe of friends in my home state of Colorado and my current island home, Kauai. My days are spent sprucing up a vintage airstream and milk truck in the jungle, camping, meditating, mentoring, baking, reading, gardening, frequent trips to Denver and traveling around the rest of this amazing globe for music festivals, laughter and wellness.
On the professional side of things, I am an award winning international wedding photographer based out of Hawai'i. I was born in Colorado (as mentioned earlier), raised on Oahu, moved to Kaua'i in 2016, and happily document weddings on all the islands as well as around the world. My work is editorial, and prioritizes balance, meaning and beauty by blending fine art photography and photojournalism (candid imagery). In 2002 (the dark room days), I began my journey of formally studying my craft, culminating in my Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in (both digital and analog film) Photography in 2009. Since then, I've had the pleasure of traveling all around the world professionally shooting everything and everyone from celebrities, to large corporations like the NFL, to shooting magazine editorials, architecture, fashion and even food, in addition to the couples whom let me into their lives. And so, I'm proud to offer my unique signature and style of photography.
Dropping it down low since 1985
(blonde days with my sister/dance buddy)
(And one-eyed willy up there)
Mom and Dad's wedding photos
In April of 2022 my Instagram account was ultimately hacked, literally held for ransom (genuinely funny) and permanently deleted. As a photographer, not having an Instagram account is kind of a big deal, and social media has so many wonderful and helpful parts. With that said, the time away from it has given me space from its toxic aspects, and more energy to put towards both the art of photography and my clients. Truth be told, it was the perfect gift, at the perfect time. Therefor I decided to embrace this event, trust that my business has grown organically from referrals over the last 13+ years, and move forward both professionally and personally off of social media. You may find a list of features at the link below or [Here]
MAY 2023 UPDATE: It's been over a year, and I've loved my time and space away from social media. With this said, I'm excited to now share old work re-vamped and new analog and digital work, while still enjoying my life offline. Therefor, I officially just launched a new IG being run and managed by Artful Tide, so I won't personally be on there much, but the imagery and words will be by me. The most responsible best of both worlds at @junecochranphotography