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Austin came to his senior portraits on Maui with every single pose ready to go! He brought his custom diving spear and Lahainaluna cap with him to represent his best self and his personal journey. Austin’s Maui senior portrait photographer said: “He’s a photogenic spirit and was more than ready to have these professional images […]

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Joanna is a single mother who committed six years to graduate college, and little Azariah just graduated preschool. This was a special occasion for this mother-son duo but after COVID hit, Joanna was devastated she couldn’t celebrate this moment with her family who was planning to fly in to Maui. She was so disappointed that […]

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After Ken & Alyssa’s graduation from Baldwin High School, Ken’s mom gifted these two with their very first Senior portraits on Maui! These shots turned out to be one-part grad celebration photos and one-part couple photo session! We met this awesome young couple during sunset hour at our favorite Upcountry locale: Thompson Road. The purple […]

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On the 23rd and 29th of May, we held our free Maui senior portrait sessions at Sugar Beach Events in Kihei — and it was a HUGE success! The sun was out, the breeze was lively, and our local seniors brought all their awesome energy and brilliant smiles! We loved getting to know you all […]

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Jayda is celebrating her graduation from Kamehameha High School, and what are the chances that her Maui senior portrait photographer is also a fellow alumni! Cheynice, the artist behind the lens, said that Jayda was a “Hawaiian princess” during the afternoon of their session. Sporting a gorgeous lei po’o (flower crown) and surrounded by the […]

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Corina was almost as excited about this photo shoot as we were! This college senior is graduating from the University of Hawai’i West Oahu, so it was the perfect time to capture such a pivotal milestone with gorgeous senior portraits in Maui, Hawai’i. Corina lives on the island with her beautiful family but had never […]

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Shyanne is a senior graduating from Kamehameha High School this Saturday on May 23rd! We’re so excited to get an opportunity to work with our upcoming all-stars and capture Maui senior portraits that will last a lifetime. Shyanne booked us for our limited-time senior photography special, and we met up with her on Upcountry’s famous […]

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We’re super excited to introduce a very special Maui senior! Brooke is the younger sister of Cheynice, one of our own talented photographers and editors. During this time of lockdowns and social distancing, it was all too perfect that Cheynice was able to get behind the lens to snap some epic (and gorgeous!) Maui senior […]

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Due to the recent pandemic, all High School graduations in Maui have been canceled, and envisioning our seniors sitting out this gigantic life event simply doesn’t sit right with us. We want to help spread some joy and make this moment as special for our local seniors as it should be! So we’re excited to […]

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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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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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We had a blast capturing the Hawaii senior portrait of this unforgettable all-star! A California native, Audrey seemed to fit right in with the organic greenery and rolling tide of Lahaina Shores. During Senior Portrait sessions, we’re tasked with the meaningful job of capturing a monumental transition … and we strive to perfectly freeze that […]

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We adored capturing the breezy smiles of this lovely Maui Family portrait. Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, the Engelmann family has made it a tradition to spend their holidays under the luminous Maui skies. Now that their eldest daughter is a senior, they felt the timing was perfect to encapsulate this pivotal moment … and what […]

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When you first meet Emma, you feel her relaxed energy and shining light. Maui could not have pulled off a more beautiful day for her Maui Senior Portrait with the sun shining as bright as she was. Emma looked right at home on the beach in her island-chic outfits she had fun shopping for at […]

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There is something so special about Maui Senior Portraits. We get the chance to spend time with a young person at the precipice of adulthood, there is so much promise and potential sitting in front of us. We take our responsibility seriously to capture that feeling and what makes them unique. We particularly loved the […]

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Maui Senior Portraits

We always love when we have the opportunity to take Maui Senior Portraits, and having Logan in front of our camera was no exception! A Texas charmer Logan was full of personality and even showcased a few cheer moves 🙂 . We especially love that she brought outfits to change into, not only for variety […]

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Our session with the Hansen’s for Maui Family Portraits and shooting Halle’s Maui Senior Portraits was nothing short of amazing!! We had so much fun checking out two different beaches and capturing the sweetest moments between their family. Everyone ran, played and snuggled for some up close and personal lifestyle shots. We love mixing in […]

Maui Family Portraits

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Maui Senior Portrait

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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We are always so excited to see the Kowal Family back again. Especially since that means it’s time for another Maui Senior Portrait session! The Kowal’s have 4 kids and we have now taken senior portraits for 3 of them. Just one more to go! In 2015 we photographed the oldest, Stephen and were thrilled […]

Maui Senior Portrait

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Maui Senior Portrait

We love when we have the opportunity to include family photos in a Maui Senior Portrait session. And the Pacheco’s were an absolute joy to photograph! Plus this was an extra special session because not only was it a time to celebrate and capture their son’s graduation photos, but this was also the families first […]

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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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