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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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Returning to the island after a decade, the Marvel family had three extra members in tow for their Maui beach portraits! Situated just off the south end of Wailea, Polo beach provided an abundance of warm sand for the kids to run around in–and we loved capturing their adorable antics! As a company of Maui […]

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We’re obsessed with the regal yet intimate ambiance of Jacquelyn & Kyle’s Wailea beach wedding in Maui. The bride and groom clearly have an eye for detail, lacing unique and personal touches throughout the affair and layering the sentimental with the sophisticated, making for a ceremony that’s impossible to forget.  Together for over a decade, […]

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Maui Beach Portraits

This fun family rolled up to their Maui beach portraits in a bright orange Jeep. Just from that, we knew we would be in for a good time! They have not had professional family portraits since their son, who is a freshman in college was in Kindergarten so this was a totally different experience from […]

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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 […]

Maui Beach Portraits

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Maui Senior Portraits

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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The DiLuzio’s were visiting for the second time this year! They love it here so much they had to bring the whole crew back for Maui Family Portraits. They were really excited about getting sunset pics! In fact that one of their goals for this session to get a good family pic with the beautiful […]

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Hawaii Honeymoon Portraits

Aryn and Stefan were supposed to have a beach wedding, but a hurricane canceled their plans. So they were excited to take Hawaii Honeymoon Portraits! They really wanted to have a beach photoshoot in their wedding attire, and we loved this idea 🙂 . Every time they’ve put on their wedding attire it has rained! […]

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Our session with the Hansen’s for Maui Family Portraits and shooting Halle’s Maui Senior Portraits was nothing short of amazing!! We had so much fun checking out two different beaches and capturing the sweetest moments between their family. Everyone ran, played and snuggled for some up close and personal lifestyle shots. We love mixing in […]

Maui Family Portraits

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Polo Beach Portraits

Mom and dad have been to Maui many times before, but never with kids so they were excited to capture their time together with Polo Beach Portraits! It was important to them to get individual photos of their little ones, especially since this was their baby’s first professional photos. Which made this session all the […]

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We were so happy when Julie said she choose us to take Maui Beach Portraits of her family because she loves soft lighting and colors! There are so many different photography styles out there. And we want nothing more than for our clients to LOVE their photos! So we love hearing that our clients are […]

Maui Beach Portraits

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While here celebrating their 15th year anniversary, these parents were so excited to take Maui Beach Portraits with their kids! This entire crew had the sweetest dynamic and were all super into the photos (even the boys). We love when we get to have fun with our clients, and this family was seriously such a […]

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We love when families come to Hawaii on vacation and decide to schedule a Maui Family Portrait session as part of the trip! There truly is something magical about this island and the way it not only relaxes everyone but also brings everyone together. And capturing those bonds on camera is exactly why we love […]

Maui Family Portrait

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Maui Family Portrait

The Johnson’s were so excited to come to Hawaii and knew they wanted to have a Maui Family Portrait session while here! And we are so glad they did. They had the coolest backyard set up at their rental house, which made for some awesome photos! After starting our session at this private setting we […]

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There’s nothing we love more than starting our morning by taking Maui Family Beach Portraits! And meeting up with the Modak’s made it even better. They are such a loving crew and we had the best time documenting the bonds they share! These sisters were especially sweet together and we love how the parents let […]

Maui Family Beach Portraits

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Maui Senior Portrait

We love when we have the opportunity to include family photos in a Maui Senior Portrait session. And the Pacheco’s were an absolute joy to photograph! Plus this was an extra special session because not only was it a time to celebrate and capture their son’s graduation photos, but this was also the families first […]

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Kaley was so excited to take Maui Senior Portraits while here on vacation. She really wanted to incorporate palm trees and the beach in her photos! And Polo Beach was the perfect location for this tropical shoot. We especially love how Kaley wore a black dress for a classy grown up look, while still being […]

Maui Senior Portraits

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Maui Family Portraits

Tiffani booked these extra special Maui Family Beach Portraits with us so she could capture her three daughters and their little girl magic! After getting married on Maui in 2011, Tiffani and Rich were excited to bring their complete family back for a memorable summer vacation. And what better way to document it than with […]

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We fell in love with the Jessen Family when we first photographed them back in 2015 and so we were thrilled to take these updated Maui Family Portraits! We can’t believe how much their kids have grown in the past four years. And if it’s possible they’re even more darling now than they were when […]

Maui Family Portraits

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Maui Beach Wedding Photography

Getting to take this bride and groom’s Maui Beach Wedding Photography was an absolute honor. It was full of all the best emotions! We especially love how this couple included Amy’s sons and their daughter in the ceremony! It was touching to witness as they exchanged heartfelt vows. And Bill didn’t just write vows to […]

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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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