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After photographing their wedding last year, we were so excited to catch up with Sara and Kyle and their family for Maui Beach Portraits! And they were seriously such a joy to shoot for. They were all full of fun personalities and jokes to keep the mood light and smiles bright! Capturing Personality We love […]

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Yokohoma is one of our favorite locations for Oahu Beach Wedding Photography! The scenery and the lighting is out of this world amazing. And the night of Jessica and Ben’s ceremony was no exception! What we loved most about photographing this couple’s Oahu Beach Wedding was all the love and emotion that we got to […]

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Virginia and Chris, were excited to bring their daughters on their first trip to Hawaii and thought it was the perfect time to take Maui Family Portraits! Mom and Dad were actually married at Makena Beach in 1998, so it was extra special for them to be revisiting this special place as a family. Plus […]

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It was such a beautiful evening at Lahaina Shores for Family Portraits! Located in West Maui, this location is super convenient. And we loved ending our day by meeting up with this fun crew! While here for the Maui Jim Invitational the Barrett’s wanted to document this special time all together since they don’t see […]

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We could not have asked for a more beautiful morning for these Maui Beach Portraits! The lighting was amazing and this crew looked picture perfect. We love that they coordinated their outfits by wearing blue and white. Both of these always look amazing when you’re taking photos by the ocean! The Miltenberger’s have loved coming […]

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We loved taking these Maui Engagement Portraits. Having just got engaged, Jenna and Ryan decided to visit the island to scout locations for their wedding! They’re thinking of getting married at The Steeple House because Jenna fell in love with it on sight! And we don’t blame her, it’s an amazing venue with an incredible […]

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The Gladding’s visit Maui often, but they’d never been to Baby Beach and it was such a pretty morning there for their Maui Beach Portrait session! It was the perfect day with blue skies and that warm feel of paradise 🙂 . And they were all just so happy to enjoy another vacation here for […]

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This was Leigh-Ann and Jason’s first time visiting the island, and we are honored they chose us to capture their Maui Vow Renewal Photography! After meeting 16 years ago at a bar and now celebrating 12 years of marriage we were honored to be part of this special day. And we seriously could not have […]

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This was such a special in home Maui Family Portrait session. And not only because it was for our founders, the Hills 🙂 . After spending this past year moving to Kihei and remodeling their home, Karma had the idea to take family photos to document and celebrate the journey! Karma is a wiz at […]

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We had a blast taking these Maui Anniversary Portraits, especially since Hardy and Catherine surprised their parents with a 40th anniversary celebration! Shizuko and Parker live in Tokyo but their children live in Boston and San Francisco. So they meet up in Maui for family time every year! They even have a favorite spot on […]

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We were honored to take Nikki and JR’s Oahu Wedding Photography, especially since these two have been building a life together for the last 10 years! This couple met in high school, when JR was a junior and Nikki was a sophomore. Building a Life Together They now have a beautiful 8 year old daughter, […]

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We always love when we have the opportunity to take Maui Senior Portraits, and having Logan in front of our camera was no exception! A Texas charmer Logan was full of personality and even showcased a few cheer moves 🙂 . We especially love that she brought outfits to change into, not only for variety […]

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Getting the Daniels Crew in front of the camera is always a blast and we couldn’t have asked for a better evening for these Maui Beach Portraits! The lighting was unreal and made all of Brooke’s dreams come true. As our Director of Operations she is a pro at giving our photos that magical touch. […]

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Diana surprised Caleb for his 30th birthday with a trip to Hawaii and decided to document the occasion with a Maui Couples Portrait session! And we loved the idea 🙂 . It’s easy to see these two are every bit as in love as when they first met! And after being together for almost a […]

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While here celebrating their one year wedding anniversary, Rochelle and Chris were excited to commemorate the occasion with Maui Couples Portraits! They joked the entire shoot about moving here and getting out of the LA traffic, LOL. Rochelle was so sweet and candid in front of the camera, which made our job so easy! How […]

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This local family from Kahului wanted to take their annual Christmas photos in a new place, so we headed Upcountry for this Maui Family Portrait session! They Sakamoto’s have been up the mountain to hike and thought it would be a nice spot for everyone. Due to the higher elevation, it was cold morning but […]

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The Chan’s were the sweetest trio to shoot Maui Family Portraits for and we can’t get enough of this mom and daughter’s matching flower crowns! Aren’t they adorable? Plus they also both wore the prettiest white dresses, which looked so beautiful in the evening light! A Familiar Place While here celebrating their 3 year wedding […]

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We are always honored when we have the opportunity to take a couple’s Maui Elopement Photography. And working with Monica and Tomas was no exception! After getting engaged in a bat cave on an excursion in Mexico, these two decided to take an untraditional route by not telling anyone (except their immediate family) about the […]

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Taking this couple’s Hawaii Wedding Photography was an absolute blast, especially with how fun they wanted their special day to be for their guests! They even brought leis for everyone, plus added a musician and hula dancer for entertainment! They also offered a toast to thank their loved ones for making the long journey here, […]

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After taking portraits with us on Maui, the Cham Family and Gin Family were excited to meet back up for Oahu Family Portraits! It’s always fun when we get to do a combined shoot and we loved getting to catch up with this crew. Plus we love that they also included grandparents in this session! […]

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Top tips for planning your portrait session in Maui, Hawaii. 

LET OUR TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS CAPTURE YOUR MAUI MEMORIES

Your Maui Photography Team

karma hill

owner & founding photographer

brooke

director of operations

samantha

photographer

cheynice

photographer &
editor

chantelle

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!

chantelle

photographer

Chantelle is originally from Maui but spent 12 years living in Lake Tahoe, California. It's a beautiful spot in the country, but it couldn't keep her from island life! She's a sucker for cheesy TV shows and alternative 90s music.

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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808-873-0789

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