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We are honored Anita and Christian chose us to take their Maui Elopement Photography, especially since this was the wedding of their dreams! They had their real wedding with loved ones back home in Austria but were excited to celebrate their love with a relaxed, carefree and romantic evening in Hawaii. And we are so […]

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In celebration of a very special 10 year wedding anniversary, these parents were excited to take Maui Family Portraits while here with their three boys! They traveled all the way from Kansas where they like to go on road trips, but they really wanted to celebrate in an extra memorable way. So why not do […]

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We can’t get over how much fun we had with the Boulton’s while taking their Maui Family Beach Portraits! Everything about this session was perfect. After being married for 10 years this mom and dad were so excited to capture their love for each other and their family by taking photos while here. Mom, Melissa, […]

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After coming to Maui on their honeymoon, Jennifer and Chris were so excited to bring their baby girl back and experience a Maui Family Portrait session! And we are so glad they did. This island is such a wonderful place to make memories and we know it will continue being a special place for this […]

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While here celebrating their 10 year wedding anniversary, these parents were excited to take Maui Family Portraits with their son. And boy was he a cutie! We still can’t get over his sweet little smile and how well he posed for the camera. Just see for yourself, we especially love this one of him being […]

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There are few things, if any, that get us more excited about starting our day than taking Maui Beach Portraits for adorable families. And working with the Reynolds was no exception! To take a break from their busy schedules of work and activities for the kids, this mom and dad felt like they needed a […]

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We could not have asked for a better day for this couple’s Oahu Wedding Photography! With beautiful cloud coverage, the lighting was perfect! And just check out the amazing color of the water. We never get sick of this location, and it’s easy to see why! A Special Wedding Date One of the best parts […]

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While here on a special bonding trip from North Dakota, this mother and daughter were excited to take Maui Beach Portraits! They’ve been on helicopter rides and other fun activities around Maui, but have never taken family photos before. So they figured this was a perfect opportunity to savor this moment in time! Melissa and […]

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We’re honored this couple chose us to take their Maui Wedding Photography, especially since their wedding was so intimate with just their kids as guests! Small weddings are always sweet, and Cheri and Scott’s was no exception. It was so special for our bride to be escorted by her son, Harrison and we love that […]

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Getting to take this cute couple’s Maui Elopement Photography was an absolute blast! They couldn’t have been sweeter together, on and off camera. Dara was so excited before the ceremony and even cried throughout. Which was so sweet! The moment James turned around and saw his bride walking towards him, his jaw literally dropped because […]

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We had the absolute best time capturing this bride and groom’s sweet relationship in their Maui Destination Wedding Photography! Not only are they a beautiful couple, but Nimet and Nazim also love having a good time. Which made all of their wedding photos full of so much emotion, which we always enjoy! After meeting in […]

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The Johnson’s were so excited to come to Hawaii and knew they wanted to have a Maui Family Portrait session while here! And we are so glad they did. They had the coolest backyard set up at their rental house, which made for some awesome photos! After starting our session at this private setting we […]

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There’s nothing we love more than starting our morning by taking Maui Family Beach Portraits! And meeting up with the Modak’s made it even better. They are such a loving crew and we had the best time documenting the bonds they share! These sisters were especially sweet together and we love how the parents let […]

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Maui Beach Portrait sessions with return clients are always so much fun. And getting back together with this crew was no exception! Last time the Seals Family had portraits taken with us was in 2012! Take a peek at some photos from “way back then” to see how much the kids have changed through the […]

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The Tonnu’s had a beautiful morning for their Maui Family Portrait session at Baby Beach! And they all were looking stylish for their photos, which we love. Mom was so excited and even had matching flower crowns for her and her daughter! Not only was this a celebration of taking family photos but Vivian and […]

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We had the best time taking this couple’s Maui Venue Wedding Photography, especially since their wedding day was full of so much love and excitement! Starting with a first look moment between our bride and groom, the emotion was so tangible we can almost still feel it looking at these photos. As soon as Jeremy […]

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Christina and Manuel’s ceremony was full of so much love and excitement, which made taking their Oahu Wedding Photography so much fun! It’s easy to see just by looking at them that they truly are the love of each other’s lives, just as it should be 🙂 . They seriously couldn’t stop smiling at one […]

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We are always honored when we are invited to take a couple’s Maui Elopement Photography. Especially when it’s an intimate evening like this! With our bride’s daughter Rylee, our groom’s son James and groom’s mother as the only guests, this is a day we know none of them will ever forget. How could they when […]

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We’re loving all of these combined Family and Maui Senior Portrait sessions, and working with the Schmidt’s and Annika was an absolute blast! This was their first family portrait together since the kids were little, so they were all extra excited to showcase the bonds they share 🙂 . As soon as we were supposed […]

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After staying at a house along Baby Beach in the past, it quickly became a favorite spot so the Jameson’s wanted to have Maui Beach Portraits taken here. And we are so glad they chose us to capture these sweet memories on camera! Their boys were seriously the cutest and couldn’t get enough of the […]

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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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