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The Godfrey family were an absolute joy to work with! Their sweet little guy Miles was full of kisses for his mom and dad and LOVED running along the beach! Miles turned 4 during his trip to Maui and it was a perfect celebration for the milestone! He really enjoyed playing in the sand and […]

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The Roberts family definitely will hold a special place in our hearts because of their wonderful energy and love of Maui! They are so sweet and just like us, believed family portraits in Maui would be a great addition to their trip. They have a photographer back home that usually captures their sweet family moments, […]

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Melanie & Roy, a dual military couple living and serving on the island of Oahu, planned for a beach wedding with family and friends to celebrate their love.  Their plans were blindsided with lockdowns and restrictions but that wasn’t going to stop these two from their destiny! They turned their wedding day into an Oahu […]

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Maui Family Portraits

The Voelker Family has held a dear place in our hearts for many years, so it was great to capture some recent Maui family portraits for them! Mom, Flora, is a physical therapist and close family friend. Over the years we have been lucky enough to watch her and Matt’s beautiful twins grow up. Madysen […]

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This calm and gentle shore is located just a walk away from the shops on Front Street. Named Baby Beach because of its protective reef and placid waters, we adore this Maui portrait beach location — especially for those with little ones! Read on and we’ll highlight all the details that make Baby Beach the […]

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Easily overlooked, Kanaha Beach is located just minutes away from Kahului Airport. Portrait locations on Maui don’t get more convenient than this! Whether you’re planning your session the day you arrive or the day you say “a hui hou,” this Maui gem is sure to fill you with the Aloha spirit. Follow along and we’ll […]

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Southside Beach is one of our all-time favorite Maui portrait locations. With a long white sand beach speckled with rocks and palms, this beautiful locale offers a quintessential “Hawaii” look. Read on for a detailed look at this spectacular spot! We’ve scouted only the best Maui portrait locations, so you can feel confident that your […]

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Located on the North Shore, Baldwin Beach is a popular destination for visitors and locals alike. With a seemingly endless stretch of white sand and a spectacular view of the West Maui Mountains, Maui portrait locations don’t get much better than this. Follow along and we’ll explore what makes Baldwin Beach so unforgettable. Why choose […]

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One of the spectacular things about our job is that we get to meet the most amazing people — and we get to meet them at all of our favorite Maui portrait locations like Polo Beach! This locale is a beautiful stretch of white sand in the luxurious town of Wailea. Read on to find […]

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If you’re looking for Maui beach portrait locations that highlight all of the beauty of the tropics, then look no further than Maluaka Beach! This Maui gem features a stretch of golden sands as far as the eye can see. Follow along and we’ll detail out what makes this spot truly spectacular! We’ve hand-selected this […]

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Our list of favorite locations for Maui portraits just wouldn’t be complete without the epic scenery of Ironwoods! Rustic to the core, this beach is unparalleled in its striking backdrops. Keep reading for all the details on what makes Ironwoods beach a standout Maui portrait location! After glancing over these photos, it may come as […]

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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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Po’olenalena Beach is one of those portrait locations on Maui that you have to see to believe. With glistening golden sand and vivid aquamarine waters, this beach has everything tropical dreams are made of! Keep reading for all the details on what makes Po’olenalena truly spectacular. With lava rock embankments and leggy palms, there’s a […]

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As Maui wedding photographers, we’re always eager to capture beauty behind the lens. So when Simple Maui Wedding introduced the King Kamehameha Golf Club as their newest Maui wedding venue, we were thrilled to help capture a styled-shoot on the legendary estate! The golf club is a hybrid of two authentic Frank Loyd Wright blueprints […]

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We’re thrilled to expand our horizons and embark into the wonderful world of Maui business portraits! For our most recent session, we had the pleasure of meeting up with Brittany C. Smith, the talented owner of two Maui-based businesses — one for professional home organization and decluttering (Zensmith), and the other for hand-made fashion (Wandara […]

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We are so excited to present the winner of our free senior portrait giveaway! Congratulations, Christopher! But we are the winners here because it was truly our pleasure to capture your senior portraits in Maui! We trekked up to the gorgeous and peaceful Olinda Forest for this special photo session. The day was bright and […]

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Itzel was radiating with beauty this perfect morning for her senior portraits on Maui! The sun was out, there was a cool breeze, and the waters of Baldwin Beach were a rich blue. She was accompanied by her parents and three siblings who cheered her on as the hour went by. Her siblings were all […]

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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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Top tips for planning your portrait session in Maui, Hawaii. 

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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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