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It was a pleasure capturing your delightful couple’s portrait, Kathy and Jeff … Thank you for your service, and we wish you all the best in the years to come! Session Details: Time of Day: Morning Maui Couples Photographer: Tenessa of Karma Hill Photography Maui Portrait Location: Southside Beach See more of our recent couple’s […]

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We were enchanted with Kirsten & Tyler’s magical Maui elopement. The couple tied the knot on the peak of Haleakalā, enwrapped in a satin cloud of ʻohu, a light mountain mist. Rain is a sacred blessing in Hawaiian culture, a symbol of approval sent from the heavens to mark an auspicious day. And after witnessing […]

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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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Set aglow in the gentle morning sun, the Snider family gathered on Baby Beach, Lahaina for some end of the year Maui Beach Portraits. Although the family currently resides in New York, they truly embody the Midwest hospitality of their Springfield, Missouri roots—even the local sea turtles were drawn to their charm! Throughout the morning, […]

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We are so happy we had the chance to capture some Maui Family Portraits for the Cook Family while there were in Maui for the holidays. They have the kind of life that most people think only exists in movies. They live on a boat with their two boys and dog Daisy and travel the […]

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We love that this Iowa family caught the travel bug (the good kind!) and wanted to take their adventures to Oahu. They chose one of our favorite Oahu family portraits locations, Kualoa Regional Park. This location shows off what Hawaii and Oahu are famous for. Beautiful blue ocean and lush towering green mountains. Even on […]

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We first met Matt and Lindsay four years ago when we were lucky enough to be their wedding photographers. We were so happy to hear they were coming back, but this time with their two kids aged 2 and 3 to capture some Maui Family Portraits.

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What’s better than gifts under the Christmas tree? A surprise trip to Maui over Christmas vacation! That is what Hollie & Dustin did for their 5 kids and we just love that idea as we encourage experiences over gifts in our family as well.

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We are so glad the concierge at Private Paradise Villas connnected us with this adorable family for Maui Beach Portraits! This couple was especially excited to be here with their daughter and capture moments while she’s still little. And we couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful morning at Southside Beach for their session! Eva […]

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We are always so excited and honored when we have a repeat client! And this being a Maui Engagement Portrait session, our excitement was doubled! This summer we pohtographed Peararut’s family, the Maningding’s, and were so excited to get her back in front of the camera with her fiance. Peararut is a nurse and met […]

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It was such a treat being able to take this couple’s Anniversary Portraits at Maui’s Lavender Farm! This location is located Upcountry, and so stunning. With lush greenery and beautiful florals growing all around, we just can’t get enough of all the options for backgrounds! Karen and Brandon were so thrilled with the photos we […]

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While here for Thanksgiving, the Chevalier’s decided to take advantage of the opportunity to document being together with Maui Family Portraits. We know how valuable time with those you love is and are always honored to capture it on camera! And working with this crew was no exception 🙂 . Not Afraid to Get Wet […]

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We had a blast taking this families Maui Beach Portraits! With their two sons in tow these parents were so excited to document their time in paradise. The Pham Family comes to Maui almost once a year, and can never get enough of the island! South Maui Fun They ususally stay half the time in […]

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Virginia and Chris, were excited to bring their daughters on their first trip to Hawaii and thought it was the perfect time to take Maui Family Portraits! Mom and Dad were actually married at Makena Beach in 1998, so it was extra special for them to be revisiting this special place as a family. Plus […]

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We could not have asked for a more beautiful morning for these Maui Beach Portraits! The lighting was amazing and this crew looked picture perfect. We love that they coordinated their outfits by wearing blue and white. Both of these always look amazing when you’re taking photos by the ocean! The Miltenberger’s have loved coming […]

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We loved taking these Maui Engagement Portraits. Having just got engaged, Jenna and Ryan decided to visit the island to scout locations for their wedding! They’re thinking of getting married at The Steeple House because Jenna fell in love with it on sight! And we don’t blame her, it’s an amazing venue with an incredible […]

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The Gladding’s visit Maui often, but they’d never been to Baby Beach and it was such a pretty morning there for their Maui Beach Portrait session! It was the perfect day with blue skies and that warm feel of paradise 🙂 . And they were all just so happy to enjoy another vacation here for […]

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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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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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This local family from Kahului wanted to take their annual Christmas photos in a new place, so we headed Upcountry for this Maui Family Portrait session! They Sakamoto’s have been up the mountain to hike and thought it would be a nice spot for everyone. Due to the higher elevation, it was cold morning but […]

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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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