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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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We are so honored to have been a part of Amanda and John’s Maui Wedding! It was one of those very rare rainy days on Maui where rain was pouring over the entire island all day. We consider rain a blessing, as it is much needed for our drinking water and the health of the […]

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Maui portrait locations don’t get much better than Lahaina Shores. This Maui gem is right in the heart of Lahaina Town and sits in front of the beautifully designed 505 Front Street. Follow along and we’ll review why Lahaina Shores is on our list of the all-time best beaches for portraits! Lahaina Shores is one […]

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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 beautiful Maui maternity photos of Aubrea & Matt are just the beginning of the delight that’s sure to come their way! With a bouncing baby girl expected in May, these adorable parents-to-be are over the (baby)moon with joy and excitement. They say a woman glows when she’s expecting… and, boy, does Aubrea prove that […]

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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 were awestruck with the elegance of this Lahaina Shores Maui Family portrait! This is the first trip to Maui for the Molis family, and we were honored they chose us to help freeze this moment of time into a gorgeous collection of treasured photos. With a home in Iowa, they couldn’t have picked a […]

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It was a pleasure to capture this lovely Maui Family portrait! The Bishops soaked in the sun of Lahaina Shores as they celebrated their first vacation since blending their beautiful families into one.  Located just a few miles south of the Sheraton, Lahaina Shores was the perfect backdrop for this lively Maui beach portrait. The […]

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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 Family Portrait

Living in different states the Smith’s were so happy to all be together, and decided to document the occasion with a Maui Family Portrait session! They even coordinated super cute shots wearing captain hats. Which we thought was so fun! Two Photographers This entire crew was so awesome and loving! And our photographers, Tenessa and […]

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It was such a beautiful evening at Lahaina Shores for Family Portraits! Located in West Maui, this location is super convenient. And we loved ending our day by meeting up with this fun crew! While here for the Maui Jim Invitational the Barrett’s wanted to document this special time all together since they don’t see […]

Lahaina Shores Family Portraits

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Meth & Tony are so proud of their daughters – they’re beautiful inside and out! As they get older these vacations are more and more precious. We are so glad they booked Maui Beach Portraits – now they get to document this special time with Maleah & Anaya! The Tellado family are visiting from California […]

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It’s always special when we get to take a couple’s Hawaii Wedding Photography, and working with Courtney and Jackson was no exception! This couple came from Australia because they loved the idea of being married with their feet in the sand here in Maui. And we are so glad they did! A Special Wedding Guest […]

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Ann and Bradley were so sweet together making our job of taking their Lahaina Shores Elopement Photography an absolute pleasure. We loved watching these two together and seeing the look of pure joy on their faces! Ann’s smile could not have been bigger or more beautiful. So we are thrilled she found someone who makes […]

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We took portraits for Savannah’s family in 2011 and her senior photos in 2012. So we were thrilled to hear she wanted Maui Honeymoon Portraits! Savannah and Jack actually got married three years ago but this was the first chance they have had to take a honeymoon. And we are so glad they decided to […]

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Taking Leah and Brian’s Maui Wedding Photography was so much fun, especially since their wedding was full of so much emotion and excitement! We still can’t get over the look on our groom’s face when he saw his bride being escorted by her two sons, and that smile on her face says it all. These […]

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Candace and her husband were so excited to take Maui Family Portraits while here with their daughter for the very first time! And since they were staying in Lahaina, we thought it would be so fun to meet up with them there 🙂 . This town is full of so much life and is located […]

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Maui Elopement Photography

When these two decided to get married while here on vacation, we were honored that they chose us to take their Maui Elopement Photography! There really is just something magical about this island, it has the power to create and deepen feelings. We are so glad Shauna and Jonathan felt that magic and wanted to […]

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We are obsessed with the lighting at Lahaina Shores Beach and love the natural glow it created in this Maui Wedding Photography! Sara and Sean chose to get married here for the simplicity and vacation all in one. Our bride had been to Maui before, but this was our groom’s first time, and it’s safe […]

Maui Wedding Photography

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Maui Family Portraits

We’re thrilled this crew asked us to take their Maui Family Portraits. Especially since this was the first time they were all here for a vacation together! It was especially important to Grandma Francine for her family to have memories here, so she wanted everyone to have a little time of their own within their […]

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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

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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