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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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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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Not only did they book us through Simple Maui Wedding for their amazing elopement, Nadia and Glenn also signed up for some epic trash the dress photography on Maui! We love it when clients go all out and take that extra step to capture stellar images to decorate their photo wall! Trash the dress sessions […]

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We are in the business of creating experiences!! Sure, pretty pictures are the end goal, but it’s really not the only goal! With our talented Hawaii photographers on the job, we want you to have so much fun at your session that when you look back on your pictures you remember the way you felt […]

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The mother-daughter bond is nothing short of magical, so it seems only fitting that we captured the connection of the Freeman girls with a set of elegant and enchanting magical portraits on Maui. This powerful trio lives and breathes adventure: they’ve already been to the Haleakala creator (for sunrise AND sunset), they’ve learned to surf, […]

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Capturing Stephanie & Senad’s Maui Elopement Photography was truly unforgettable! We began our session beneath the endless canopy of the Honolua Jungle and ended on the towering cliffs of Ironwoods Beach. And the cherry on top is that this beautiful Special Day was coordinated by an untraditional wedding planner… From the locales to the smaller […]

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What an epic night to spend with these two love birds. They have known each other since high school, but fell in love 8 months ago and wanted a romantic trip to Hawaii to celebrate their bond.

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The Ramsey family made having a large family portrait look easy. When we saw 7 kids we got a little nervous about being able to get that perfect shot. We always want a few shots with all the kids looking at the camera and this family did so well! It’s a testament to the parents […]

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Joy needed new headshots taken and decided it was the perfect opportunity to schedule a session with us. And we loved taking these Honolua Jungle Portraits! This is an absolutely magical location and Joy looked absolutely radiant in the sunlight streaming through the treetops. Just see for yourself! She even brought a few outfit changes […]

Honolua Jungle Portraits

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Maui Senior Portraits

It’s always so fun when we have the opportunity to photograph a Maui Senior Portrait session! And working with Jada was no exception. We love that her family even got in front of the camera for a couple shots because it’s obvious they are all so proud of her and can’t wait to see what […]

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With this being the Stevens’ 5th session with us, they are no longer clients, they are friends! And we just love taking their Maui Family Portraits. They’re always looking for something different to do so this time we headed to the jungle and beach and even threw in some gorgeous portraits of Andrika for her […]

Maui Family Portraits

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Maui Babymoon Portrait

While here on their babymoon, Heidi and Dominic were excited to document this special time in their lives with a Maui Maternity Portrait session. And we are so glad they chose us to capture all this sweetness on camera! I mean just look at these two, they could not be more in love with each […]

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What’s better than Maui Wedding Photography at one of our beautiful locations? Photography at THREE of our beautiful locations!! Nadia and Glenn came from California for their destination wedding, which they booked only a few days in advance! You’d never know though with how perfectly everything came together for their elopement and Maui Trash the […]

Maui Wedding Photography

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Maui Engagement Portraits

Taking Emily and Kaika’s Maui Engagement Portraits was so special! Emily is the lead wedding specialist over at our sister company Simple Maui Wedding. And now she and her fiancé are in the process of planning their own wedding! We couldn’t be happier for them and are thrilled to share their story. They met when they both […]

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While on vacation celebrating her birthday with her husband, Lacey decided to document the occasion with Maui Portraits! Her husband isn’t a fan of being in photos, so in a way this solo photoshoot was every bit as much a gift to him as it was to her 😉 . Inspired by the epic style of one […]

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Brynna and Bo decided on a Maui Elopement because both their families live in different states and so making it an intimate affair made the most sense! Bo’s only request was that he get a first look, how sweet is he?! We love it! Brynna walked up to her groom in the magical Honolua Jungle and was greeted […]

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The Affany Family chose us to be their Maui Family Photographer to document their first visit to Maui from California! They are a family of five, with three daughters; Sabrina, Lyla, and Sofia. They were all so model-like and loved being in front of the camera. The youngest of the girls, Sophia, had the best time, […]

Maui Photographer

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Beach Wedding in Maui

After meeting in high school, Kimberly and Louige had no idea they were headed for a Beach Wedding in Maui one day. Although a girl can dream, these two first had to fall in love, which is no easy feat at that age. Not a real love, anyways. Yet, that’s exactly what these two found. […]

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Making the trip here from both Ohio and Illinois, the Anderson Family had no trouble making the most of their island time. Commemorating the vacation with both Maui Family Portraits and Maui Senior Portraits, we had ample time to hang out with this awesome crew from the Mid-West. Celebrating a fabulous 50th anniversary, there was […]

Maui Family & Senior Portraits

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Maui Wedding Photography

Honored to capture their Maui Wedding Photography, we loved getting to know Lindsey and Matt. Visiting from California, this fabulous pair absolutely adore our island paradise because of its natural beauty and were more than ready to begin the next chapter of their relationship here. Beginning with a first look in the Honolua jungle, the […]

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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

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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