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We love Maui Beach Portraits because it’s the perfect setting for a family to let loose and be themselves. And this session was an absolute blast! The Grayeski Family was ready to show their playful side and we loved watching them all interact with each other. And things just got better and better as the […]

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With this being the Stevens’ 5th session with us, they are no longer clients, they are friends! And we just love taking their Maui Family Portraits. They’re always looking for something different to do so this time we headed to the jungle and beach and even threw in some gorgeous portraits of Andrika for her […]

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We can’t not say enough good things about our experience photographing this family and their extra special Maui Beach Portraits! William was so sweet with his little sister that we couldn’t get enough shots of the two of them. They would melt your heart if you were to meet them, and we are so glad […]

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While here enjoying their summer break with their daughter, Marley, Cynthia and Nathan were excited to take Maui Family Portraits to document the trip. And we can’t think of a better way to start our morning off than by meeting up with this sweet crew! Plus this location was the perfect spot, the Buck Family […]

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We fell in love with the Jessen Family when we first photographed them back in 2015 and so we were thrilled to take these updated Maui Family Portraits! We can’t believe how much their kids have grown in the past four years. And if it’s possible they’re even more darling now than they were when […]

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Getting to take this bride and groom’s Maui Beach Wedding Photography was an absolute honor. It was full of all the best emotions! We especially love how this couple included Amy’s sons and their daughter in the ceremony! It was touching to witness as they exchanged heartfelt vows. And Bill didn’t just write vows to […]

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Oahu Wedding Photography is one of our favorite things to do! Oahu has some of the most epic locations that we just love to photograph. We teamed up with our sister company Simple Oahu Wedding to showcase one of the most beautiful Oahu Wedding Venues. Working with real brides and grooms is so much fun, […]

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While here on a big family trip to celebrate the grandparent’s 40th anniversary, Grandma Highland was so excited to take Maui Beach Portraits! We know how important and special it is to document these trips where everyone is all making time to be together. So we consider it an honor to capture these family memories […]

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After planning this trip for two years, the Christiansen Crew were so excited to schedule a Maui Family Portrait session with us. And with it having been 6 years since they were all together, it was definitely cause for celebration and documentation! We especially loved meeting them at the house they were renting so we […]

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With just a handful of guests invited to celebrate with them we were honored to take Brenda and Frank’s Maui Beach Wedding Photography! Intimate weddings are always special and to make things even more memorable this was Brenda and Frank’s first time to Maui. But we’re confident it won’t be their last! These two have […]

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We can’t think of a better ending to our day than taking Maui Family Portraits, especially when it’s with such a sweet and extra special crew as this one! The Hidde’s are return clients of Karma Hill Photography and love the style we offer for their family portraits. They love the spot we photograph them […]

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While here celebrating their 40th birthdays that are just one day apart Khanē and Josh were excited to also take Maui Beach Portraits with their kids. To make it even more special this was the Marquez Families first time visiting Hawaii and the mom said she didn’t want to leave! It was a change of […]

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Being part of this bride and groom’s special wedding day by taking their Oahu Elopement Photography was an absolute honor! The way Trina and Cory looked at each other was so inspiring. It’s obvious the love they share runs deep, leaving us confident they will have an amazing life together! One of our favorite parts […]

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When it’s your 20th Wedding Anniversary and very first Hawaiian vacation why not celebrate by taking Maui Family Portraits?! And since the Norris’ made it a point to hit up all the best beaches and snorkel opportunities Maui has to offer, how could we not take them to Southside Beach for their session!? This is […]

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While here on a much needed family vacation the Rom’s were so excited to have their very first Maui Beach Portraits taken! Deb loves the aqua blue water that Baldwin Beach is famous for as well as the vast scenery! With our Luxe package we were able to go to both ends of the beach […]

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Taking Yukie and David’s Oahu Beach Wedding Photography was an absolute honor, especially since they kept things intimate with just family! It was so touching to see our bride’s kids and our groom’s kids stand by them during their ceremony. What a sweet way to symbolically unite their families! Their wedding guests all wore aloha […]

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We love how convenient everything was for this Oahu Wedding Photography! Because there really is beauty in simplicity 🙂 . Since Heather and David were staying at Turtle Bay Resort, they decided to get married there as well. Good choice! Plus it was a gorgeous setting for their Oahu Wedding Photography. We especially love this […]

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With this being their first trip with all the grandparents it was especially important to capture Maui Family Portraits of them all having fun in Hawaii. And boy did they have fun! We especially love that they came with custom Baby Shark shirts! Plus they were super fitting since both kids love singing the theme […]

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While here for summer break the Moua’s were excited to have a Maui Family Portrait session. Especially since this was their first time on island! And how special that they will forever have it documented on camera! Not only was this family super excited to be here, but they also looked incredible. I mean just […]

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We had the best time taking Nakretia and Jerel’s Oahu Wedding Photography! And how could we not? I mean just look at these two and this beach setting! With the ocean behind them, sand beneath their toes, and palm trees all around they were more than ready to say “I do” in paradise. This location’s […]

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

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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

STUDIO LOCATION
WAILUKU, HI

STUDIO HOURS
M-F 9AM-4:30 PM

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Our team of photographers is on both of these beautiful Hawaiian islands.  select yours below:

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