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Kristen is the sweetest young lady and it was such a pleasure photographing her Maui senior portraits. She was visiting from California and decided, what better place to take her senior portraits than on the beach in Maui!  Kristen enjoys playing basketball, flag football, running cross-country, and volleyball. In her free time from all those […]

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When your love is strong, and your bond is unbreakable, not even a global pandemic is going to get in the way! Samolia and Mark had originally planned for a beach wedding but switched to a venue wedding at Gannon’s due to permitting group size restrictions. This intimate, quiet setting proved to be a lovely […]

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This sweet Texas family loves Maui and after a long year of covid craziness and homeschooling, it was time for a break! They booked their Maui Family Portrait mini session with us to capture their sweet family and wanted to make sure and capture some fun playful shots along with the posed photos. We had […]

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Marissa & Ray were married on New Year’s eve, the perfect crescendo to a challenging year! We were so happy they chose us for their Maui Wedding Photography as they had an absolutely beautiful day surrounded by loving friends and family. They were married at St. Theresa’s Church in Kihei with a traditional Catholic ceremony […]

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The Dsouza-Barba family lives just an ocean away from us in California! They love to travel and finally felt brave enough to travel with their sweet baby girl! Traveling during a pandemic is already stressful enough, but add a baby to it and the trip is definitely more challenging! We still have to live our […]

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What a lovely morning for Maui senior portraits with Madison and her family! This sweet senior looked so stunning and did such a great job in front of the camera, she was just a natural.  We loved that she brought a gorgeous flower crown with her from Aloha Maui Flowers, it added a beautiful pop […]

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We had the pleasure of photographing Kaitlin this past weekend for her Maui Senior Portraits. She is such a sweet girl, incredibly kind, humble, and obviously gorgeous! Being in front of a camera is no easy task, but Kaitlin was a natural at it. She wowed us all, even strangers on the beach thought she […]

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The Larsen’s are no stranger to Hawaii!! They visit here and love it, and often document their time here with Maui Beach Portraits. We photographed this sweet family back in 2012. The kids were much younger back then, funny how that happens!! The little ones have grown into big ones and Mom & Dad decided […]

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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 Clark family is another local family that we absolutely adore it was so fun doing their Maui beach portraits!! Jess has been a fellow wedding industry team member for years, and finally, we got to capture her beautiful family! Like everyone else in the crazy world, Jess is making adjustments to the new norm […]

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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 […]

Maui Family Portraits

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Gorgeous sun kissed Maui Family Portraits by the Karma Hill Photography Team

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Tricia & Billy waited patiently for their “Big Day” to arrive & we surely felt that anticipation capturing their Maui wedding photography. too! It had been 5 months since we last got to photograph a wedding here in Maui. We’ve been patiently waiting for this day just as much as Tricia & Billy. Tricia & […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Moorea, one of our amazing Maui family photographers, had a blast with the Hayes’ beach portraits! In fact, she had so many wonderful things to say, that we figured we’d let her recap all the fun details! Follow along for an insightful peek into one of our very special Karma Hill Photography sessions! From the […]

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Hailey & Brad’s Maui destination wedding photography featured a last-minute switcheroo: instead of saying “I do” on the Baldwin shore, our couple chose to exchange rings with their toes in the sand at Southside Beach. And they were so glad they did! The stately outcrop of lava rock made for an impressive backdrop that perfectly […]

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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

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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