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Returning to the island where they were married, Mom and Dad were excited to once again capture Maui Beach Portraits with their growing kiddos. Three years ago we met the Colombo Family on the shore of Baby Beach in Lahaina, and oh, boy (and girl!) have they grown! This is the place their love story opened […]

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Shaun and Sara’s Maui Engagement Portraits are a celebration in and of themselves! With this spectacular couple embarking on a new journey together, we were thrilled to capture them against the golden glow of Ironwoods beach. With stunning cliffsides and powdery sand in the backdrop, this session was filled with take-your-breath-away beauty and sweet shots […]

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The Tangs’ Family Portraits on Maui were nothing short of bright and beautiful! With an adorable crew sporting a few of the best smiles we’ve seen and Southside Beach painting the session in warm, tropical hues, the resulting captures were photo-wall treasures! Follow along for all the sweet moments!  The Family Portraits on Maui The […]

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With a little ray of sunshine expected in July, Brenton and Erica felt the time was right for a collection of Maternity Portraits in Maui to help document their first pregnancy. The sunset hour at Polo Beach lit the shore up with welcoming hues of gold and soft pastels. It was the perfect backdrop for […]

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The Semlers have plenty to celebrate, so they wanted to capture the pivotal moment with Family Portraits in Hawaii. We met up with them on the shore of Kanaha Beach for a photo session that spanned three generations. After the lockdown and a change of plans, the Semler Ohana was excited to finally see their […]

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The Acevedo Ohana have visited the island five times, so what better way to capture their adventures than with Maui Family Portraits! And we just have to say, this fam was positively glowing! The shore of Ironwoods put on an epic show of untamed beauty. Which made the perfect backdrop for this sweet crew! The […]

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We love each and every one of the photo sessions we have the privilege of taking, but Maui Proposal Portraits bring a whole new level of excitement! Tim knew he wanted to ask Chelsea to marry him, and he called us up to capture the special moment with a gorgeous collection of photos. To keep […]

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We met up with the Hofelings for spunky and beautiful Maui Family Portraits against the golden light of Ironwoods Beach. With endless smiles and plenty of fun action shots, this session was all about enjoying the moment and spending time together as a family. We were thrilled to capture the Hofeling Ohana in the glistening […]

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After blending their families together, Kevin and Laurie felt it was the perfect time to capture photos of their lovely Ohana simply enjoying the island. We were thrilled they reached out to us to be their Maui Family Photographer! On the rustic shore of DT Fleming, this crew had a blast enjoying the morning and […]

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The Heydon-Drimmer crew was all about fun for their portraits on Polo Beach! Tenessa, one of our many talented professionals, had the pleasure of being this ohana’s Maui Family Photographer for the day. From wild windy shots to kicking up the ocean waves, this was a photo session filled with laughter and personality!  The Maui […]

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Brett and Karly had originally booked an island wedding through our sister company, Simple Maui Wedding, but had to cancel their big “I do” due to the pandemic. With plans shifted a bit, we were thrilled to still have the opportunity to meet them during their Couples Portraits in Hawaii! We met up on the […]

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For their Maui Family Portraits, The Fernandez Family simply wanted to capture themselves enjoying their favorite place in the world–Maui! We began our photo session with a few family photos against the backdrop of the Four Seasons and then transitioned to the shore of Wailea Beach, where we were treated to a sunset of bursting […]

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For Ilyssa’s Senior Portraits in Hawaii, we adventured to the tropical grounds of Honolua Jungle and tied up the evening with splashy beach photos at DT Fleming. Ilyssa and her family love to visit Maui and view the island as a home-away-from-home. It’s little wonder why she seemed to fit right in with the Aloha […]

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For these very special Couples Portraits in Maui, we brought Kristen, an amazing wedding coordinator for our sister companies Simple Maui Wedding and Simple Oahu Wedding, to the shore of Southside Beach for dreamy photos with her sweet husband Frank. With a vibrant day and a stunning couple dressed to the nines, this session checked […]

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The Chew Family’s Maui Beach Portraits were so much fun, they were leaping under the sun! Figuratively and literally! We met up with this amazing crew on Baby Beach’s shore in Lahaina to capture their smiles against the evening’s soft lighting. Having visited the islands at least annually for the last eighteen years, the Chews […]

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Nathan knew the time was right to ask KC to marry him, so he reached out to us to help him capture the moment with surprise Maui Proposal Portraits! Manelle, one of our talented staff photographers, hid out on the shore of Polo Beach with a spy-worthy zoom lens and captured all of the sweet […]

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Family Portraits in Maui don’t get much sweeter than this! We adore getting to meet families from all over the world. We love learning about who they are and spending time capturing their smiles on the beach! It’s a job-perk that never gets old! The Panzarini crew is a blended family of three couples. So […]

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The Carters have enjoyed yearly Maui vacations for the last eight years and consider the island their “Happy Place.” We were thrilled when they called us up to capture their first set of Maui Family Portraits! With a graduating senior in tow, a marriage on the horizon, and a baby on the way, this is […]

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Kelly and Dan had planned on a grand Banff wedding, but due to COVID, they shifted gears to an intimate wedding in their hometown followed by a Hawaii vacay and Maui Honeymoon portraits! Our session began beneath the saturated greens of Honolua Jungle and wrapped up against the golden glow of Ironwoods Beach.  It was […]

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The secret is out, Jonathan asked Lili the big question! It was our honor to be there to capture the moment with surprise Maui Proposal Portraits! Maui must have sensed something extra special was about to happen because she pulled out all the stops. Glistening ocean, gentle breezes, and a sunset that was fire! But […]

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

LET OUR TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS CAPTURE YOUR MAUI MEMORIES

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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