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It was sunshine, whales, and tears of love on the gorgeous day Leanne & Shane eloped on Maui. Joyous and quaint, their Hawaii wedding perfectly suited the cozy and relaxed nature of their relationship. No elaborate decorations or overly complicated staging, just personalized details, a Hollywood-worthy gown, and the heartwarming sensation of genuine love. With […]

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We’re beyond ecstatic to say that Karma Hill Photography is now offering Couples Portraits on Kauai!! Bewitching lighting, the raw beauty of the tropics, and ocean views far as the eye can see… Kauai is yet another vibrant island that we’re more than honored to focus our lenses on! Not to mention how excited we […]

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It’s with great excitement to announce that Karma Hill Photography is busily clicking away on a new beautiful island and now offers Kauai Family Photography!! After over 10 years of capturing adorable family portraits on Maui and nearly 3 years on Oahu, we’ve spread our wings and expanded our stomping grounds to yet another Hawaiian […]

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This luminous Oahu beach wedding featured the majestic views of the Papailoa shoreline and a couple worth swooning over! Eleven years ago, Brittany & Timothy crossed paths during Cinco De Mayo–and it was truly a party worth celebrating! The auspicious day not only marked Brittany’s Sweet Sixteen… but it was also the day their love […]

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Returning to the island after a decade, the Marvel family had three extra members in tow for their Maui beach portraits! Situated just off the south end of Wailea, Polo beach provided an abundance of warm sand for the kids to run around in–and we loved capturing their adorable antics! As a company of Maui […]

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Married for exactly one day, Julie & Jim marked their first full day as husband and wife with a gorgeous set of Oahu couple’s portraits. Hailing from San Fransico, this sweet couple embarked on a six-hour flight to the island, ensuring that their special day was embraced by the turquoise blue waters of the coastline. […]

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It was just the bride and groom for this simple yet elegant Maui Beach Elopement. On the white sands of Southside beach in Wailea, Anh & Josh said “I do” with the pulse of the ocean keeping tempo in the background. With a romantic Boho inspired gown and a sleek traditional suit, not only is […]

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With the historical Steeple House in Kapalua setting the stage, Conner & Jonathan’s wedding on Maui artfully melded a minimalistic approach with a bit of country charm. Built in 1950, the Steeple House is en route to the Ritz Carlton and features stained-glass, a gable roof, and idyllic ocean views.   After meeting during their undergrad […]

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The Braungardts decided the Aloha State was the perfect place to celebrate Grandma and Grandpa’s 60th birthdays and capture yet another Hawaii family portrait to hang on their wall! We first had the pleasure of photographing this adorable Missouri family during their visit to Maui five years ago. And we were delighted to learn that […]

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We loved, loved, loved being the Wu family’s photographer on Maui! Hailing from the busy Bay Area, this sweet trio was indulging in the quiet and calm vibe of the island. We met up on the shores of Baldwin beach, which is just a quick drive from where the family was staying in Haiku. Overlooking the […]

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For their very special five year wedding anniversary, Carlo & Matias chose Karma Hill Photography to capture their Oahu couple’s portraits. And we’re so glad they did! Surrounded by tropical blooms and crystalline waters, this beautiful couple wasn’t afraid to let loose and enjoy themselves on the golden shores of Waimanalo Beach.  Located near the […]

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We’re obsessed with the regal yet intimate ambiance of Jacquelyn & Kyle’s Wailea beach wedding in Maui. The bride and groom clearly have an eye for detail, lacing unique and personal touches throughout the affair and layering the sentimental with the sophisticated, making for a ceremony that’s impossible to forget.  Together for over a decade, […]

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Bathed in sunshine with glints of aquamarine in the backdrop, it was a blissful evening for Raquel & Alex’s wedding in Oahu. The couple traveled from California and brought their closest friends and family with them to celebrate their intimate ceremony at the remote and tropical Yokohama bay. Just steps from the gently churning tide, […]

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We were delighted to catch up with the dynamic Burnett ohana for yet another spectacular session of Maui Family Photos! We are always so honored to capture the beauty and vibrant energy of this sweet family and watch as their children grow into adulthood. … Okay, okay, admittedly it’s not “adulthood” yet. Maybe they’ve still […]

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It was a pleasure capturing your delightful couple’s portrait, Kathy and Jeff … Thank you for your service, and we wish you all the best in the years to come! Session Details: Time of Day: Morning Maui Couples Photographer: Tenessa of Karma Hill Photography Maui Portrait Location: Southside Beach See more of our recent couple’s […]

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We were enchanted with Kirsten & Tyler’s magical Maui elopement. The couple tied the knot on the peak of Haleakalā, enwrapped in a satin cloud of ʻohu, a light mountain mist. Rain is a sacred blessing in Hawaiian culture, a symbol of approval sent from the heavens to mark an auspicious day. And after witnessing […]

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This Maui family portrait on Southside Beach was bursting with smiles! Geoffrey and Haley flew in from Pennsylvania to escape the cold with their seven-month-old son, Landon (Who we’ve appropriately nicknamed “cuteness incarnate”). Family portraits are always special, but they’re especially treasured when they capture young children. They freeze in time a special stage that […]

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We had a blast capturing the Hawaii senior portrait of this unforgettable all-star! A California native, Audrey seemed to fit right in with the organic greenery and rolling tide of Lahaina Shores. During Senior Portrait sessions, we’re tasked with the meaningful job of capturing a monumental transition … and we strive to perfectly freeze that […]

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Surrounded by coconut palms and wild mesquite, Joan and Gary chose the striking Po’olenalena Beach for the backdrop of their couples portrait in Maui, Hawaii. It was at this very shore that they exchanged their heartfelt wedding vows five years ago. Yet it only took a few minutes hanging out with this gorgeous couple to […]

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Tucked away on the shores of West Maui Mountains, the Olowalu Plantation House set the stage for Rachel & Jake’s sophisticated Hawaii Venue Wedding. Constructed in 1922, this historic sugar plantation is adorned with towering pines and panoramic ocean views. A perfect blend of exotic tropicals and a dash of country. Together for over eight […]

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Your Maui Photography Team

karma hill

owner & founding photographer

brooke

director of operations

samantha

photographer

cheynice

photographer &
editor

Moorea

photographer

niki

photographer

Sophie

photographer

tenessa

photographer

kyra

photographer

Guille

photographer

Ev

photographer

karma hill

Owner & Founding Photographer

Karma was born in Utah but grew up on a teeny tiny island in the Puget Sound called Vashon Island, so she truly is an island girl at heart!  She loves capturing and creating beauty, and finds enjoyment in her side hobby of interior design.

brooke

director of operations

Brooke is also from Maui, Kula to be exact.  Her three favorite things are burritos, baseball, and bulldogs. Anyone else see a pattern there?  "B" is for the BEST, which Brooke definitely is as well as all of her favorite things.

cheynice

photographer & editor

Cheynice was born and raised here on Maui!  In her free time she trains as a bodybuilder, which also helps her support her photography skills by building up her camera arm muscles.

Sophie

photographer

Sophie first visited Maui on vacation four years ago and decided she loved it so much she would just stay! She has a true adventurous spirit, she hiked the Pacific Coast Trail for a month and enjoys getting around the island on her Honda CBR300 motorcycle, Vroom Vroom!!

samantha

photographer

Samantha and her sweet personality are from Charleston, South Carolina. She spent 13 years dancing classical ballet. She danced even throughout college, and also designed scenery for plays and musicals!

Moorea

photographer

Moorea is named after the Tahitian island of the same name. Although she did not grow up in the islands, it seems almost inevitable she would end up here with a name like that! Moorea loves to be in nature and spends as much time in the great outdoors as possible.

niki

photographer

Niki was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Raleigh, NC. She found her passion for photography when she left the south in her early 20s to travel the world. Now a long time resident of Maui, she enjoys spending time on the beach, snorkeling, gardening, and hiking to waterfalls.

tenessa

photographer

Tenessa is originally from San Diego, California. Before finding her passion for photography, she spent quite a bit of time in front of the camera as a background actor on ABC TV and other major networks.  She was even in a Six Flags roller coaster commercial and went upside down on various loops over 40 times for several hours!

kyra

photographer

Kyra grew up in the art capital of the pacific, Lahaina. She loves travel and has lived in California, New York, and on Oahu before returning to Maui. She has an eye for all things beautiful and loves the culture art brings to a community. Besides taking incredible family portraits, she also loves to draw and paint.

Guille

photographer

Originally from Argentina, Guille is passionate about photography, especially landscape and wildlife photography, so Maui is a great place for him to indulge in that passion. Lucky for us he also loves photographing people and is great at putting our clients at ease if front of his lens.

Ev

photographer

When not behind the camera Ev is a skilled pianist! She performed a piano concerto with the Honolulu Symphony in college, played piano since 6 and currently operates a piano studio out of her home with about 15 students!

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