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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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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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Celebrating their return to Hawaii, the Kalscheuers’ Maui family beach portraits were filled with cuteness and then some! We first had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful family three years ago. And now the precious memories we captured in that session decorate their walls and draw compliments from all their guests! During their last portrait […]

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Grandparents, children, siblings, cousins, grandbabies–the Olswangs’ Maui beach portraits were bursting with reasons to smile! We first had the pleasure of being the Olswangs’ Maui family photographer last year, and we were more than ecstatic to have another opportunity in this new decade! Hailing from all across the states, the Olswang Family is making it […]

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It was sunshine, whales, and tears of love on the gorgeous day Leanne & Shane eloped on Maui. Joyous and quaint, their Hawaii wedding perfectly suited the cozy and relaxed nature of their relationship. No elaborate decorations or overly complicated staging, just personalized details, a Hollywood-worthy gown, and the heartwarming sensation of genuine love. With […]

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It was just the bride and groom for this simple yet elegant Maui Beach Elopement. On the white sands of Southside beach in Wailea, Anh & Josh said “I do” with the pulse of the ocean keeping tempo in the background. With a romantic Boho inspired gown and a sleek traditional suit, not only is […]

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We were delighted to catch up with the dynamic Burnett ohana for yet another spectacular session of Maui Family Photos! We are always so honored to capture the beauty and vibrant energy of this sweet family and watch as their children grow into adulthood. … Okay, okay, admittedly it’s not “adulthood” yet. Maybe they’ve still […]

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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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This Maui family portrait on Southside Beach was bursting with smiles! Geoffrey and Haley flew in from Pennsylvania to escape the cold with their seven-month-old son, Landon (Who we’ve appropriately nicknamed “cuteness incarnate”). Family portraits are always special, but they’re especially treasured when they capture young children. They freeze in time a special stage that […]

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When you first meet Emma, you feel her relaxed energy and shining light. Maui could not have pulled off a more beautiful day for her Maui Senior Portrait with the sun shining as bright as she was. Emma looked right at home on the beach in her island-chic outfits she had fun shopping for at […]

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Stephanie & Andrew have an interesting back story about their Maui Wedding Photography. They were married in September back home but it rained on their wedding day and they didn’t get the photos they were hoping for. With a family trip scheduled in Maui, they decided to do a “re-do” of their wedding portraits! Andrew […]

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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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On a perfect evening on the beach, Karen and Zach promised to love and care for each other through the adventure that is life. We were honored to have the opportunity to document their Maui Wedding Photography on this gorgeous evening. The couple met in High School in Alaska and have been together ever since. […]

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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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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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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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