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It was such a pleasure to capture these incredibly adorable Maui Family Portraits! And before we begin this blog, we’d like to do a special shoutout and say: “Happy birthday, Leo Koa!” Leo Koa just turned 1 a few days ago, and to celebrate, Momma wanted to have this pivotal moment captured with professional photography! […]

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During this epidemic and with all the travel restrictions, there’s no place you’d rather call home than our beautiful sunny island of Maui! With limited tourism, it was the perfect time for the Kihei-dwelling Dowell-Brendgards to capture some bright and airy Maui family portraits! David runs the amazing Maui Brewing Company, and Dawn works for […]

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Corina was almost as excited about this photo shoot as we were! This college senior is graduating from the University of Hawai’i West Oahu, so it was the perfect time to capture such a pivotal milestone with gorgeous senior portraits in Maui, Hawai’i. Corina lives on the island with her beautiful family but had never […]

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Shyanne is a senior graduating from Kamehameha High School this Saturday on May 23rd! We’re so excited to get an opportunity to work with our upcoming all-stars and capture Maui senior portraits that will last a lifetime. Shyanne booked us for our limited-time senior photography special, and we met up with her on Upcountry’s famous […]

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As Maui family photographers, we love capturing the special moments of a family simply enjoying our beautiful island. With a total of FOUR birthdays to celebrate, the Lachs felt this vacay was the perfect opportunity to snap some treasured photos. And we couldn’t agree more! Although the Lachs all hail from the Midwest, finding the […]

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For their Maui family photography session, the Allberts made a splash in hues of blue and vibrant prints. There was nothing but fun during this dynamic photoshoot, which isn’t surprising, considering how awesome this crew was! No posing instructions needed: the Allberts came to Southside Beach ready to let loose while sporting the most endearing […]

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With eleven in tow, the Stauntons flew out from California for a beautiful Maui family portrait on the Garden Isle. Po’olenalena Beach set the stage and offered a wonderful variety of surf, sand, and rustic trees. As a farming family, the Stauntons are always hard at work, so it was such a treat for us […]

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To celebrate Dad’s 50th, the Badhorn Ohana said “Hello” to Hawaii! Enveloped by sand and palms, they felt it was the perfect time to capture Sydney’s senior portrait and some Maui family photos in front of the surf. As a senior in high school and just a few precious months before her transition into ASU, […]

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Although they might be older, seeing our clients go from little to fully grown never gets old! For their family and Senior portrait on Maui, the Williams returned once again for a special shoot with Karma. The session was planned for Ironwoods, but we ended up chasing the sun over to Lahaina’s serene Baby Beach. […]

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They say home is where the heart is, and the House Family was brimming with love! From one precious smile to the next, their Maui beach portrait session was a joy to capture. Photographing children is a unique experience: even though you’re only with them for a short time, you quickly learn what makes them […]

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The Burtons’ Family Photography on Oahu was filled with happy faces and an endless sea of turquoise. Waimanalo beach really showed off her blues the morning of our Hawaii family portrait session! And to complement the ocean, the Burtons highlighted their style in tones of dusky rose, classic black & white, and a pop of […]

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Family photos are always special, but the Caseys’ Family photos on Maui were especially meaningful for us because we’ve had the honor of capturing their special milestones: first photographing Kim & Scott when they made the vow to become husband and wife and then a few years later when they upgraded to “Mom” and “Dad” […]

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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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Trisha & Bobby’s Maui Couple’s Portrait took place just a day after their wedding in Canada. After they said “I do,” they hopped onto a plane and flew out to the Pacific for a Honeymoon on the Magic Isle! And we’re so glad they did! Just take a peek at these incredibly adorable shots! These […]

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Not even a local brush fire could stop us from capturing the LeGrants’ family photos on Maui! Although the flames caused us to get a bit of a late start with our Maui portraits, this dynamic crew was still as energetic and happy as could be! It was the kids’ first time here, and they […]

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Back for their 4th session of family beach photos on Maui, the Case Family is once again bringing their A-game! At Karma Hill Photography, we’re always honored to capture family beach portraits, but the honor is especially heightened after we’ve had the opportunity (and immense pleasure) to get to know them as individuals. Catching up […]

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Family photography on Maui is a great way to celebrate important occasions! And with a big 10-year anniversary in the lineup, the Wolfords decided to take the plunge and situate their adorable selves in front of our lenses while we clicked away to capture unforgettable memories! Our session took place on the shore of Mama’s […]

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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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As a family photographer, there’s nothing quite like catching personalities in action, and the Serverns’ Kauai beach portraits are positively bursting with earnest charm! Kukuiula Small Boat Harbor set the stage for our session and offered a variety of backdrops, ranging from rustic seascapes to nautical fun! Marbled lava stone, a green terrace, and a […]

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The Irwins loved soaking in the sun during their Kauai family portraits! Then again, that’s only to be expected considering they reside in Alaska and have less than 5 hours of light during the harsh winter days! But this trip to Hawaii is more than just a retreat for this fun-loving family. Ashley & Jesse […]

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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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