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When you know, you know. For this set of Oahu engagement photography, Shane reached out to us with simple instructions: keep it a surprise. So with her trusty camera in tow (and sporting casual “I’m just an ordinary beachgoer” attire), Megan, our Oahu photographer, set out to the chosen destination of Yokohama Beach… only to […]

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the beach wedding Arielle & Candace dreamed of was turned upside down; the morning before they planned to say “I do” on the sandy shore, they instead signed their license at a minister’s desk in boardshorts and tears. But we couldn’t let that be the end of this couple’s Big […]

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As Maui family photographers, we love capturing the special moments of a family simply enjoying our beautiful island. With a total of FOUR birthdays to celebrate, the Lachs felt this vacay was the perfect opportunity to snap some treasured photos. And we couldn’t agree more! Although the Lachs all hail from the Midwest, finding the […]

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For their Maui family photography session, the Allberts made a splash in hues of blue and vibrant prints. There was nothing but fun during this dynamic photoshoot, which isn’t surprising, considering how awesome this crew was! No posing instructions needed: the Allberts came to Southside Beach ready to let loose while sporting the most endearing […]

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With eleven in tow, the Stauntons flew out from California for a beautiful Maui family portrait on the Garden Isle. Po’olenalena Beach set the stage and offered a wonderful variety of surf, sand, and rustic trees. As a farming family, the Stauntons are always hard at work, so it was such a treat for us […]

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Quynh & Eric said “I do” in a ceremony that was just the right blend of playful and elegant, with a splash of spice! As their Maui wedding photographer, it was our pleasure to capture all the laughter and personal details of their Special Day. With overcast skies, the ceremony was flooded with delicate and […]

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To our valued Karma Hill Photography clientele,  As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) remains a global concern, we want to assure you that our top priority continues to be the health and happiness of our clients and employees. We understand what a scary and sad time this is for our clients, and we are here for […]

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To celebrate Dad’s 50th, the Badhorn Ohana said “Hello” to Hawaii! Enveloped by sand and palms, they felt it was the perfect time to capture Sydney’s senior portrait and some Maui family photos in front of the surf. As a senior in high school and just a few precious months before her transition into ASU, […]

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The Hagermans flew in from Arizona for their family portrait in Maui. This was the kids’ first trip to the island, so they wanted to document the special moment with a collection of beautiful photos that showed off their awesome personalities and spunk! The shores of Baby Beach set the stage, and its name says […]

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The mother-daughter bond is nothing short of magical, so it seems only fitting that we captured the connection of the Freeman girls with a set of elegant and enchanting magical portraits on Maui. This powerful trio lives and breathes adventure: they’ve already been to the Haleakala creator (for sunrise AND sunset), they’ve learned to surf, […]

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Irene & Jim had a small and intimate wedding on the shore of Makena Cove, with only their daughter, her closest friend, and their son bearing witness. But that didn’t mean it was quiet! This ceremony encapsulated everything we love about wedding photography in Maui: a beautiful couple and their wedding party having a blast […]

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Although they might be older, seeing our clients go from little to fully grown never gets old! For their family and Senior portrait on Maui, the Williams returned once again for a special shoot with Karma. The session was planned for Ironwoods, but we ended up chasing the sun over to Lahaina’s serene Baby Beach. […]

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They say home is where the heart is, and the House Family was brimming with love! From one precious smile to the next, their Maui beach portrait session was a joy to capture. Photographing children is a unique experience: even though you’re only with them for a short time, you quickly learn what makes them […]

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Karma Hill’s Maui wedding photographers captured all the personal details and elegant touches at this gorgeous Olowalu Plantation House ceremony. Anna & Dakota crossed paths about a year ago in Planet Fitness, and it was an instant connection. After meeting, Dakota even told his mother that he’d met the most beautiful woman he’d ever seen. […]

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When two families come together and share their special Maui beach portrait session, some truly fun moments are sure to be created! There were almost as many spectacular Maui backdrops as there were smiles with the Carlisle & Hannant crew! The island of Maui is a favorite vacation spot for these awesome families. So, of […]

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Moorea, one of our amazing Maui family photographers, had a blast with the Hayes’ beach portraits! In fact, she had so many wonderful things to say, that we figured we’d let her recap all the fun details! Follow along for an insightful peek into one of our very special Karma Hill Photography sessions! From the […]

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Hailey & Brad’s Maui destination wedding photography featured a last-minute switcheroo: instead of saying “I do” on the Baldwin shore, our couple chose to exchange rings with their toes in the sand at Southside Beach. And they were so glad they did! The stately outcrop of lava rock made for an impressive backdrop that perfectly […]

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The Burtons’ Family Photography on Oahu was filled with happy faces and an endless sea of turquoise. Waimanalo beach really showed off her blues the morning of our Hawaii family portrait session! And to complement the ocean, the Burtons highlighted their style in tones of dusky rose, classic black & white, and a pop of […]

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Family photos are always special, but the Caseys’ Family photos on Maui were especially meaningful for us because we’ve had the honor of capturing their special milestones: first photographing Kim & Scott when they made the vow to become husband and wife and then a few years later when they upgraded to “Mom” and “Dad” […]

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Kenzie & Austin’s couple’s photography in Maui was spurred on by a very special day… Kenzie’s 21st birthday! To celebrate the special occasion, this young couple decided to escape the cold Wisconson weather and bask in the Hawaiian sun… all while enjoying the beautiful scenery and flora! And to freeze their adventure in a gorgeous […]

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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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