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Rishi reached out to us with a very special request…. to help with his proposal of course!! He wanted to propose on Valentine’s Day on a beautiful beach in Maui. It doesn’t get much more romantic than that. But planning a Maui surprise proposal isn’t as easy as it sounds if you want to be […]

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This sweet pair came to visit us all the way from Texas. Originally they had planned a beach wedding in Oahu but when the pandemic hit, like so many other couples, they had a change of plans. They were married back in Texas instead and decided to come to Hawaii anyway and enjoy some Oahu […]

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The Hannant family is fun and carefree family that comes to Maui as often as they can for some rest and relaxation! We actually met them last year when they came with friends and had  Maui beach portraits taken. They decided this year they wanted a repeat! Well, not a full repeat… last year it […]

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Maui proposal photography at DT Fleming beach. A family portrait is the perfect cover for a proposal!

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The Alves family was an absolute delight to be around and photograph! Their session was so special because Mom and dad were celebrating 20 years of marriage. Maui beach portraits were definitely the best way to highlight this monumental event and get some updated family portraits! We paid extra attention to capturing some couple portraits […]

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The Chung family was incredibly sweet and fun to photograph. They were a very close, laid back family full of laughs and smiles. During the session, Mrs. Chung recalled the fact that their family session was their first professional Maui family portraits they had taken. We are honored they chose us to capture this fun […]

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Harsh contacted us a while back with a proposal idea for his one and only Aahuti. This wasn’t just any proposal, he wanted it to be a special surprise Maui proposal she would never forget! He was drawn to Olowalu pier because of a photo he saw with a rainbow in the sky above the […]

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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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We had so much fun with these special ladies!! They are beautiful and empowering and we feel so blessed to have been their Maui Photographer! This wonderful group planned their girl’s trip all the way back in early March, just before the pandemic hit! It was a time in their lives that they were in […]

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When you meet your soulmate in chemistry class in high school you just KNOW you are meant for each other! It was clear to Cody that their next step in life together was to complete their bond! Chemistry states that the more energy you put into something the harder it is to break! That’s true […]

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Senior portraits are such an important time in one’s life to capture because they are the LAST professional portraits before your kids go from teenagers to adults! Ugh, that’s a scary thought! It’s a big change and it is so worth documenting, especially in a beautiful location like Maui. If you’re forced to take your […]

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

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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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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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