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Shades of blue, cranberry, and an eye-popping Fuschia made for a one-of-a-kind color palette that we were thrilled to capture during Shauna & Jeff’s wedding photography in Maui. Equal parts chic and wild, this Hawaii destination wedding had us fangirling! Set on the luxurious grounds of the Kukahiko Estate, the panoramic southside views were everything […]

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There was no shortage of bright faces during the Gallaghers’ Oahu Family portraits on Paradise Cove Beach! Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the matriarch and patriarch of this sweet crew flew out to the island to visit their son and his family–of course, they were sure to bring the rest of the fam in tow! And […]

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Not even a local brush fire could stop us from capturing the LeGrants’ family photos on Maui! Although the flames caused us to get a bit of a late start with our Maui portraits, this dynamic crew was still as energetic and happy as could be! It was the kids’ first time here, and they […]

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Capturing Stephanie & Senad’s Maui Elopement Photography was truly unforgettable! We began our session beneath the endless canopy of the Honolua Jungle and ended on the towering cliffs of Ironwoods Beach. And the cherry on top is that this beautiful Special Day was coordinated by an untraditional wedding planner… From the locales to the smaller […]

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Back for their 4th session of family beach photos on Maui, the Case Family is once again bringing their A-game! At Karma Hill Photography, we’re always honored to capture family beach portraits, but the honor is especially heightened after we’ve had the opportunity (and immense pleasure) to get to know them as individuals. Catching up […]

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Being the Silvas’ Maui family photographer was fun and then some! We met up on Southside Beach, and from the moment the first photo was clicked, this Boston crew was sporting ear-to-ear smiles and clearly just enjoying the moment. And the kids had us giggling away! Striking poses, sticking out tongues, and chasing each other […]

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Family photography on Maui is a great way to celebrate important occasions! And with a big 10-year anniversary in the lineup, the Wolfords decided to take the plunge and situate their adorable selves in front of our lenses while we clicked away to capture unforgettable memories! Our session took place on the shore of Mama’s […]

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The beautiful Maui maternity photos of Aubrea & Matt are just the beginning of the delight that’s sure to come their way! With a bouncing baby girl expected in May, these adorable parents-to-be are over the (baby)moon with joy and excitement. They say a woman glows when she’s expecting… and, boy, does Aubrea prove that […]

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As a family photographer, there’s nothing quite like catching personalities in action, and the Serverns’ Kauai beach portraits are positively bursting with earnest charm! Kukuiula Small Boat Harbor set the stage for our session and offered a variety of backdrops, ranging from rustic seascapes to nautical fun! Marbled lava stone, a green terrace, and a […]

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The Irwins loved soaking in the sun during their Kauai family portraits! Then again, that’s only to be expected considering they reside in Alaska and have less than 5 hours of light during the harsh winter days! But this trip to Hawaii is more than just a retreat for this fun-loving family. Ashley & Jesse […]

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After capturing Amanda & John’s anniversary photos, we were thrilled to catch their kids in front of the lens for a brand new set of Kauai beach portraits! The waters of Keālia shore were gentle on the day of our session, with just a few waves curling on the horizon. But while nature was in […]

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Celebrating their return to Hawaii, the Kalscheuers’ Maui family beach portraits were filled with cuteness and then some! We first had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful family three years ago. And now the precious memories we captured in that session decorate their walls and draw compliments from all their guests! During their last portrait […]

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We traveled to the gentle southside for Ashley & Jesse’s spunky Kauai couples photography. Enclosed by a rocky embankment, Salt Pond Beach is a natural lagoon and the only place in Hawaii where salt is still harvested from natural salt ponds! So, of course, we were sure to make good use of the low tide […]

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The theme was all about tropics and romance for Kelly & Andrew’s Kauai couples portraits. And once again, the island of Kauai has us floating on cloud nine–we can’t stop fan-girling over this locale! With scenery like this, there’s always an opportunity to make photography magic! And speaking of fan-girling, we’re entranced with this bubbly […]

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The Lydgate Beach Park set the stage for the Elmes’ one-of-a-kind Kauai family portraits! Tucked away on the east side of the island, this coastal shore is ideal for portraits with vivid morning light. Yet, as is so often the case with Hawaiian locales, the clouds shifted in the sky throughout our session and made […]

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These magical captures are Oahu wedding photography at its finest! Enveloped by the mesmerizing scenery of Paradise Cove Beach, Ali & Brandon tied the knot in a simple yet luminous ceremony. No elaborate setup or overly complicated staging for this quaint affair, just the hum of the ocean and the tender sentiments of a couple […]

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Like a treasure at the end of a (double) rainbow, Chantelle & Shawn are positively golden in their Maui engagement portraits! Having met on the Police Force, these officers are always on the job and busy serving our citizens. So they were ecstatic to finally unwind and spend some one-on-one time in the laidback Maui […]

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Grandparents, children, siblings, cousins, grandbabies–the Olswangs’ Maui beach portraits were bursting with reasons to smile! We first had the pleasure of being the Olswangs’ Maui family photographer last year, and we were more than ecstatic to have another opportunity in this new decade! Hailing from all across the states, the Olswang Family is making it […]

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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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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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