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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 surf was stormy but the sun was brilliant when we captured Patricia & Aaron’s Maui wedding photography on Ironwoods beach. These two lovebirds said “I do” on a very special day–leap year! Our couple has been inseparable since meeting in college, and early this year, while in wintery Seattle, Aaron proposed. Before deciding on […]

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Just three weeks before their Hawaii vacation, Maxine & Ryan decided to say “I do” during their get-away and chose us to be their Maui Destination Wedding Photographer! Simple Maui Wedding took over the planning so our couple was able to just relax and enjoy the moment with the stately mountains and glistening seascape in […]

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Returning to Karma Hill Photography for another Maui beach portrait session, the Boyles brought a new little smiling face with them! During their last visit, little Ella learned to crawl… Now we wonder what baby Sophia will learn! At 5 months, she must already know how crazy cute her family is! Just look at these […]

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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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When two families come together and share their special Maui beach portrait session, some truly fun moments are sure to be created! There were almost as many spectacular Maui backdrops as there were smiles with the Carlisle & Hannant crew! The island of Maui is a favorite vacation spot for these awesome families. So, of […]

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Kenzie & Austin’s couple’s photography in Maui was spurred on by a very special day… Kenzie’s 21st birthday! To celebrate the special occasion, this young couple decided to escape the cold Wisconson weather and bask in the Hawaiian sun… all while enjoying the beautiful scenery and flora! And to freeze their adventure in a gorgeous […]

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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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We loved taking Maui Family Portraits for this sweet family! They were celebrating the matriarch of the family’s 75th birthday which also happens to be on New Year’s day! They all live in different parts of the country and came together to Maui for the celebration as well as the holiday festivities. We love that […]

Maui Family Portraits

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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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Maui Family Portraits

We had the best time taking the Wong’s Maui Family Portraits, especially since this session was an important part of their trip! Mom and Dad had been here before without the kids, then brought each kid by themselves on a previous trip to Hawaii, so they were excited to finally have their first big trip […]

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Taking this couple’s Ironwoods Elopement Photography was really special becasue their ceremony took place on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. This location is one of our favorites for wedding portraits and we love that they chose to say “I do” in this intimate setting. Especially since it was just the two of them! Eloping in […]

Ironwoods Elopement Photography

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While here celebrating their one year wedding anniversary, Rochelle and Chris were excited to commemorate the occasion with Maui Couples Portraits! They joked the entire shoot about moving here and getting out of the LA traffic, LOL. Rochelle was so sweet and candid in front of the camera, which made our job so easy! How […]

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We have to give this couple and their entire family props for being so go with the flow for their Hawaii Vow Renewal Photography! They made the best of a tricky situation when a fire on the west side of Maui prevented everything going exactly as planned. But our team really pulled it together, with […]

Hawaii Vow Renewal Photography

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Maui Couples Portraits

Ali and Randy were so excited to celebrate their engagement by taking Maui Couples Portraits with us! And we had the best time with them. They even embraced the wind at Ironwoods and were eager to start the session on the cliffs. Where we were able to get some massive waves breaking in the background! […]

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Caitlyn and Keaton had an extra special Hawaii Engagement Portrait session at Ironwoods full of laughs, love, and playing in the setting sun! We first checked out the cliffs and ventured down to the far left side. A section that is not easily accessible when there are big waves or with families. We captured some […]

Hawaii Engagement Portrait

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Maui Family Portraits

This crew was full of so much energy during their Maui Family Portraits at Ironwoods! We loved watching these brothers play around at the beach. From exploring to being twirled by mom and dad, these two definitely had a memorable experience! And we loved documenting it all on camera! It’s easy to see these boys […]

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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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