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These Oahu beach portraits are extra special and bittersweet to share. The Stepp family came to Hawaii to enjoy a final vacation with sweet little Jazmine, who is in her last year of life. We can’t think of anything more worthy to get photographed! We shared so many smiles and joyful moments with the Stepp […]

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Talalelei comes to Oahu often to visit family so it’s like a second home, and taking Oahu Senior Portraits while here only seemed appropriate! Especially since she wants to use these images for her Senior Yearbook Page. How cool! After graduating High School she has plans to go to college and study nursing. So she […]

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While here on vacation, the Sergent’s were excited to document their trip with Oahu Family Portraits! And we couldn’t have asked for a better evening! After checking out our website and finding inspiration from one of our recent photo shoots, they knew they wanted to meet at Waimanalo Beach for their session. They were ready […]

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Our team at Karma Hill Photography is honored to be on the list of Hawaii’s Best Wedding Photographers for the third consecutive year!  Each year, the readers of Hawaii Magazine vote for their favorites both for each island and statewide in their Best of the Best issue!  We love that the wedding photography category is for […]

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After finding us on Instagram, Suejean was excited to schedule an Oahu Family Portrait session on the beach! And we are so glad she did 🙂 . When she told us she was looking for a spot with mountains in the background, we knew Yokohama Beach would be perfect! I mean seriously, how incredible is that mountain […]

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While here celebrating 18 years of marriage and on their first family vacation to Hawaii, the Weiss crew were so excited to take Oahu Family Portraits! It’s easy to see that they had an absolute blast together at our evening at Waimanalo Beach. And we love that they weren’t at all hesitant to get a little […]

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Our sister company, Simple Oahu Wedding, coordinated Amber and Michael’s wedding and we were lucky to meet up with them for an Oahu Family Portrait session! We couldn’t have asked for a better day or crew to photograph. The waves were crashing in the distance creating a beautifully dramatic setting which we loved. Michael and the boys […]

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A few days after getting married at Waimanalo Beach, Vanessa and Cody were excited to meet back up with us for an Oahu Trash the Dress Session! They had such a fabulous ceremony they didn’t want the celebration to end. We love that they were able to let loose as they eagerly jumped into the ocean! […]

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This was such a fun group to work with for their Oahu Family Portraits! There were two families, the Bell’s and Huddleston’s, for this shoot but they are so close they are like family. They didn’t have a specific spot in mind, so we suggested one of our favorite locations on Oahu, Paradise Cove! As you […]

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Joining us for their Oahu Couples Portrait, Courtney and Alex were absolutely adorable by the shining sea of Waimanalo Bay Including their youngster, Hunter, for a few photos as well, we had so much fun hanging out with these three. The gorgeous greenery and beautiful blue-green sea were absolutely stunning as back drops go. Of […]

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Dazzling during their Oahu Couples Portraits, we loved getting to hang out with Heather and Chip at Waialae Beach Park. As our dreams expand, it’s important to keep bringing in more talent and we are glad to add Oahu based artist, Jasmine, to our growing family of fabulous photographers. Kind enough to be good sports […]

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Oahu Portrait LocationGrabbing some quality time in paradise, the Lester and Zapfesmiths Families wanted to commemorate this trip with Oahu Family Portraits. Though the sky was feeling a bit rebellious, the cloud cover actually made for some excellent filters that allowed for a softly lit experience. With family bonding on the top of the priority […]

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Top 10 Maui Portrait Planning Tips

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Top tips for planning your portrait session in Maui, Hawaii. 

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 &
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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Our team of photographers is on both of these beautiful Hawaiian islands.  select yours below:

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