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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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We were awestruck with the elegance of this Lahaina Shores Maui Family portrait! This is the first trip to Maui for the Molis family, and we were honored they chose us to help freeze this moment of time into a gorgeous collection of treasured photos. With a home in Iowa, they couldn’t have picked a […]

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We adored capturing the breezy smiles of this lovely Maui Family portrait. Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, the Engelmann family has made it a tradition to spend their holidays under the luminous Maui skies. Now that their eldest daughter is a senior, they felt the timing was perfect to encapsulate this pivotal moment … and what […]

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It was a pleasure to capture this lovely Maui Family portrait! The Bishops soaked in the sun of Lahaina Shores as they celebrated their first vacation since blending their beautiful families into one.  Located just a few miles south of the Sheraton, Lahaina Shores was the perfect backdrop for this lively Maui beach portrait. The […]

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Set aglow in the gentle morning sun, the Snider family gathered on Baby Beach, Lahaina for some end of the year Maui Beach Portraits. Although the family currently resides in New York, they truly embody the Midwest hospitality of their Springfield, Missouri roots—even the local sea turtles were drawn to their charm! Throughout the morning, […]

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We loved taking Maui Family Portraits for this sweet family! They were celebrating the matriarch of the family’s 75th birthday which also happens to be on New Year’s day! They all live in different parts of the country and came together to Maui for the celebration as well as the holiday festivities. We love that […]

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When you first meet Emma, you feel her relaxed energy and shining light. Maui could not have pulled off a more beautiful day for her Maui Senior Portrait with the sun shining as bright as she was. Emma looked right at home on the beach in her island-chic outfits she had fun shopping for at […]

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Stephanie & Andrew have an interesting back story about their Maui Wedding Photography. They were married in September back home but it rained on their wedding day and they didn’t get the photos they were hoping for. With a family trip scheduled in Maui, they decided to do a “re-do” of their wedding portraits! Andrew […]

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We are so happy we had the chance to capture some Maui Family Portraits for the Cook Family while there were in Maui for the holidays. They have the kind of life that most people think only exists in movies. They live on a boat with their two boys and dog Daisy and travel the […]

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On a perfect evening on the beach, Karen and Zach promised to love and care for each other through the adventure that is life. We were honored to have the opportunity to document their Maui Wedding Photography on this gorgeous evening. The couple met in High School in Alaska and have been together ever since. […]

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The Lim’s currently live in Washington state but dream of moving to Hawaii and living the aloha lifestyle. They wanted to get an Oahu Family Portrait to capture this special trip to the place they love. The Lim family can’t get enough of the Islands’ laid back environment. They dream about spending time outdoors and […]

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This fun family rolled up to their Maui beach portraits in a bright orange Jeep. Just from that, we knew we would be in for a good time! They have not had professional family portraits since their son, who is a freshman in college was in Kindergarten so this was a totally different experience from […]

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We love that this Iowa family caught the travel bug (the good kind!) and wanted to take their adventures to Oahu. They chose one of our favorite Oahu family portraits locations, Kualoa Regional Park. This location shows off what Hawaii and Oahu are famous for. Beautiful blue ocean and lush towering green mountains. Even on […]

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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

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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