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The Heydon-Drimmer crew was all about fun for their portraits on Polo Beach! Tenessa, one of our many talented professionals, had the pleasure of being this ohana’s Maui Family Photographer for the day. From wild windy shots to kicking up the ocean waves, this was a photo session filled with laughter and personality!  The Maui […]

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After a very busy year in Seattle, the Cantu crew was more than ready for their relaxing and adventurous family vacation in Hawaii! We were thrilled to meet up with them on the golden sands of Southside Beach to capture energetic and lighthearted Family Portraits in Maui! With the island sun putting on its best […]

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Returning to the shore where they married, the Shipps were thrilled to bring their children to DT Fleming Beach and capture Family Portraits in Maui. The day was bright and vibrant with a rolling ocean and plenty of rustic backdrops. Wearing shades of pastel and contagious smiles, the Shipps were filled to the brim with […]

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We captured Ashley and Nathan’s Simple Maui Wedding back in 2013, and now they’re returning to the island with two adorable cuties in tow! Karma Hill, our company’s founder, was thrilled to once again be the Digimbatista’s Maui Family Photographer and learn all about their new adventures! We began our session in front of a […]

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Brett and Karly had originally booked an island wedding through our sister company, Simple Maui Wedding, but had to cancel their big “I do” due to the pandemic. With plans shifted a bit, we were thrilled to still have the opportunity to meet them during their Couples Portraits in Hawaii! We met up on the […]

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Recently, the Heyer Family visited the island for their first vacation since the start of the pandemic. To celebrate traveling as a crew and visiting the Magic Isle together, the Heyers were sure to capture the special event with a Maui Family Portrait. From cute smiles to ocean splashes, this photo session had all the […]

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For their Maui Family Portraits, The Fernandez Family simply wanted to capture themselves enjoying their favorite place in the world–Maui! We began our photo session with a few family photos against the backdrop of the Four Seasons and then transitioned to the shore of Wailea Beach, where we were treated to a sunset of bursting […]

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Sunny and Paul flew in from Dallas to celebrate their sixteenth anniversary and capture Couples Portraits in Maui that they hoped would be “natural and timeless.” And what they got was so much more! On the shore of Polo Beach, Sunny and Paul took fun and intimate photos that will look spectacular on their photo […]

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Sharadin and Michael are over the moon and expecting their first baby, so we were thrilled to capture their glowing smiles with Maui Maternity Photography! We had the joy of capturing Sharadin and Michael’s wedding on Southside beach, and it was a joy to have them once again behind the lens, but this time celebrating […]

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The Eshelmans are a blended family of seven, kind of like the Brady Bunch only MUCH cuter! With a daughter going away to college this year and other kids soon to follow, this might be their last big Spring Break celebration as a unit for some time. So the Eshelmans decided to capture the special […]

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The Fligingers were looking forward to their first Maui Family Portraits during the soft evening hours. This joyous crew of three visits the island often and loves to capture family photos for keepsakes. For as far back as they can remember, a special little someone has joined them in each session. Get ready to meet […]

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We were thrilled to capture Amanda and Wade’s Hawaii Wedding Photography at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. With only a few guests in attendance, soft lighting, and the twinkling sounds of the venue’s waterfall, this Maui ceremony was intimate and lovely. As a blended family, this wedding day signifies more than just a union between […]

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For Ilyssa’s Senior Portraits in Hawaii, we adventured to the tropical grounds of Honolua Jungle and tied up the evening with splashy beach photos at DT Fleming. Ilyssa and her family love to visit Maui and view the island as a home-away-from-home. It’s little wonder why she seemed to fit right in with the Aloha […]

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What more could you ask for on your intimate day than to be surrounded by Aloha and the sea. Liz and Rick’s Maui Beach Wedding Photography was truly a standout session. With their original wedding plans rescheduled due to the pandemic, Liz and Rick at last said, “I do” with the warm, glistening sands beneath […]

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Returning for a ten-year update to their Maui Family Portraits, the Miller Ohana had what felt like four feet of growth between them! We love catching up with our clients over the years, especially when they have kids in tow. Watching our families grow and evolve, yet still have those same charming smiles, is one […]

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Cathy and Peter had planned for a forty-four-person dinner party wedding, but with the upstir of 2020, they decided instead to have an intimate island wedding with just the two of them and Peter’s grown children. We were thrilled to help frame their special day with beautiful and lively Maui Wedding Photography! From the beach […]

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Luana HueSing-Ammasi is a Real Estate Sales Agent working on the island. To help build mobility with her online presence, Luana wanted professional yet relatable Maui Business Headshots. We’re always up for the task when it comes to helping our community grow and prosper! And with an agent as trustworthy and kind as Luana, we […]

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For these very special Couples Portraits in Maui, we brought Kristen, an amazing wedding coordinator for our sister companies Simple Maui Wedding and Simple Oahu Wedding, to the shore of Southside Beach for dreamy photos with her sweet husband Frank. With a vibrant day and a stunning couple dressed to the nines, this session checked […]

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The Chew Family’s Maui Beach Portraits were so much fun, they were leaping under the sun! Figuratively and literally! We met up with this amazing crew on Baby Beach’s shore in Lahaina to capture their smiles against the evening’s soft lighting. Having visited the islands at least annually for the last eighteen years, the Chews […]

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Nathan knew the time was right to ask KC to marry him, so he reached out to us to help him capture the moment with surprise Maui Proposal Portraits! Manelle, one of our talented staff photographers, hid out on the shore of Polo Beach with a spy-worthy zoom lens and captured all of the sweet […]

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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

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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