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For some couples, a destination wedding in paradise just seems out of reach. They prefer to celebrate back home where all their friends and family can attend. We asked Tathiane & Joe, “why a destination wedding in Maui?” They replied, “Because Maui is Our Place!” We knew then that our bright and airy Hawaii venue […]

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The Chung family was incredibly sweet and fun to photograph. They were a very close, laid back family full of laughs and smiles. During the session, Mrs. Chung recalled the fact that their family session was their first professional Maui family portraits they had taken. We are honored they chose us to capture this fun […]

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There are so many things we love about capturing clients Maui family photography and meeting their amazingly sweet families! The Shah family was here visiting Maui for their 3rd time! Their pretty much professional Hawaii vacationers at this point! This time we were chosen to document their special vacation memories for them and it was […]

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Madison and Austin have known each other from a very young age. They always had an undeniable connection and friendship and as they grew older they just grew closer and closer. This is a true definition of soul mates and these two were lucky enough to find each other early on in life. Many people […]

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Harsh contacted us a while back with a proposal idea for his one and only Aahuti. This wasn’t just any proposal, he wanted it to be a special surprise Maui proposal she would never forget! He was drawn to Olowalu pier because of a photo he saw with a rainbow in the sky above the […]

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We met mom Corina back in May when we did our senior portrait photography special! This spectacular woman just finished her bachelor’s degree and is now off to Law school. We celebrated her for her accomplishments and now it was time to capture the whole fam! We are honored to capture their Family Portraits in […]

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The Maybruck family, like so many of us, has spent the year rolling with the punches and trying to adjust to new norms. With online school, the stress of Covid, immense workloads, and just the overall stress of the year, the Maybrucks were in need of some tropical therapy and Maui sunshine! This fun and […]

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Emma & Jesse are a sweet local couple on the island of Oahu that we’ve been acquainted with for quite some time now. We were scheduled to shoot their wedding last April but then, well, Covid happened. They picked a date next spring to get married and in the meantime decided ‘why wait to start growing […]

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Being a Maui family photographer comes with many perks!! Meeting sweet families and seeing their love and happiness has got to be at the very top though!! There is nothing like a beautiful ohana with a strong connection, and we are so blessed to capture their family photography in Maui.  We met Alli, one of […]

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The Dsouza-Barba family lives just an ocean away from us in California! They love to travel and finally felt brave enough to travel with their sweet baby girl! Traveling during a pandemic is already stressful enough, but add a baby to it and the trip is definitely more challenging! We still have to live our […]

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What a lovely morning for Maui senior portraits with Madison and her family! This sweet senior looked so stunning and did such a great job in front of the camera, she was just a natural.  We loved that she brought a gorgeous flower crown with her from Aloha Maui Flowers, it added a beautiful pop […]

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Donna & Bob are the matriarch and patriarch of this fun family and they recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. If that isn’t the best reason for a family vacation, we don’t know what is! Since all of the immediate family was together there was no better way to commemorate the event than with Maui […]

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We had the pleasure of coordinating and photographing Mr. & Mrs. Wada-Mong’s wedding back in 2012! They returned to Hawaii, this time with their 6-year-old daughter, and thought it would be fitting to take some Oahu family portraits. This would be their very first professional portraits of the family all together! We need to do […]

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We had the pleasure of photographing the Palazzotto family 2 years ago for Aria’s 1st Birthday. We were honored when they reached out for 3rd birthday portraits as well!! Capturing families Maui family photography sessions has many perks. The biggest blessing is getting to watch little ones grow up the way we have Aria!  Sweet […]

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The first time we met the Mosley family in 2014 their son Eddie was only 6 years old. It was so amazing to see them for some updated Maui family photos and see Eddie becoming a young man! He is still just as sweet as ever, joking and laughing with his older cousins and being […]

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We had the pleasure of photographing Kaitlin this past weekend for her Maui Senior Portraits. She is such a sweet girl, incredibly kind, humble, and obviously gorgeous! Being in front of a camera is no easy task, but Kaitlin was a natural at it. She wowed us all, even strangers on the beach thought she […]

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The Larsen’s are no stranger to Hawaii!! They visit here and love it, and often document their time here with Maui Beach Portraits. We photographed this sweet family back in 2012. The kids were much younger back then, funny how that happens!! The little ones have grown into big ones and Mom & Dad decided […]

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The Godfrey family were an absolute joy to work with! Their sweet little guy Miles was full of kisses for his mom and dad and LOVED running along the beach! Miles turned 4 during his trip to Maui and it was a perfect celebration for the milestone! He really enjoyed playing in the sand and […]

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The Riggs Family is that family that takes full advantage of living in a place like Maui. Although mom and dad are both busy with work, they make time to take their family on adventures and get out in the great outdoors. They camp, surf, paddle-board, hike Haleakala Crater and love to travel. It was […]

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We had so much fun with these special ladies!! They are beautiful and empowering and we feel so blessed to have been their Maui Photographer! This wonderful group planned their girl’s trip all the way back in early March, just before the pandemic hit! It was a time in their lives that they were in […]

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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

EV

photographer

tenessa

photographer

kela

photographer

Manelle

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!

kela

photographer

Growing up in Maui Kela (pronounced Kayla) loved being in the ocean and enjoying all the islands have to offer. The beauty of the islands were never taken for granted and she developed her love of photography as a way to capture the natural beauty of her home!

Manelle

photographer

Manelle was born and raised on Maui and has had a passion for photography as long as she can remember. When not behind the camera, she loves all things beauty. Hair and Makeup is another passion and she likes to combine her two passions with photoshoots!

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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