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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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We met Michelle & Kenneth for their Oahu wedding last week! This sweet couple met 3 years ago by “saying Hi” as Ken puts it! They were just passing by each other in the local Food Pantry in Waikiki when their eyes met! That quick little hello eventually led to a lifetime commitment! It was […]

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Emma & Jesse are a sweet local couple on the island of Oahu that we’ve been acquainted with for quite some time now. We were scheduled to shoot their wedding last April but then, well, Covid happened. They picked a date next spring to get married and in the meantime decided ‘why wait to start growing […]

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We dipped into our albums to bring you a never before seen elopement on the Karma Hill Photography blog! Our Oahu wedding photographers captured Diem & Son’s sweet day. Taking elopement to its full definition, these two decided to keep their union a complete surprise by not telling anyone, and they had Simple Oahu Wedding […]

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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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The Burtons’ Family Photography on Oahu was filled with happy faces and an endless sea of turquoise. Waimanalo beach really showed off her blues the morning of our Hawaii family portrait session! And to complement the ocean, the Burtons highlighted their style in tones of dusky rose, classic black & white, and a pop of […]

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Married for exactly one day, Julie & Jim marked their first full day as husband and wife with a gorgeous set of Oahu couple’s portraits. Hailing from San Fransico, this sweet couple embarked on a six-hour flight to the island, ensuring that their special day was embraced by the turquoise blue waters of the coastline. […]

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For their very special five year wedding anniversary, Carlo & Matias chose Karma Hill Photography to capture their Oahu couple’s portraits. And we’re so glad they did! Surrounded by tropical blooms and crystalline waters, this beautiful couple wasn’t afraid to let loose and enjoy themselves on the golden shores of Waimanalo Beach.  Located near the […]

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The Lim’s currently live in Washington state but dream of moving to Hawaii and living the aloha lifestyle. They wanted to get an Oahu Family Portrait to capture this special trip to the place they love. The Lim family can’t get enough of the Islands’ laid back environment. They dream about spending time outdoors and […]

Oahu Family Portraits

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Oahu Elopement Photography

We are so thrilled we got to participate in celebrating Aixa and Gabriel’s love by taking their Oahu Elopement Photography! Especially since this wedding was actually a surprise for our bride!! Gabriel had been planning everything with our sister company, Simple Oahu Wedding, throughout the past few months all without her knowing. We seriously can’t […]

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We could not have asked for a better day for this couple’s Oahu Wedding Photography! With beautiful cloud coverage, the lighting was perfect! And just check out the amazing color of the water. We never get sick of this location, and it’s easy to see why! A Special Wedding Date One of the best parts […]

Oahu Wedding Photography

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Oahu Wedding Photography

Christina and Manuel’s ceremony was full of so much love and excitement, which made taking their Oahu Wedding Photography so much fun! It’s easy to see just by looking at them that they truly are the love of each other’s lives, just as it should be 🙂 . They seriously couldn’t stop smiling at one […]

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Waimanalo Bay is one of our favorite places to take Oahu Beach Wedding Photography, and it’s easy to see why! I mean just look at it! With a gorgeous setting looking out over the ocean, there couldn’t be a more amazing spot for a Hawaii wedding ceremony. Plus this bright blue water was the perfect […]

Oahu Beach Wedding Photography

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Oahu Wedding Photographer

Working with the coordinators at our sister company, Simple Oahu Wedding on this styled shoot was a dream come true for us as an Oahu Wedding Photographer! Capturing beautiful weddings on this island is always a pleasure. So getting to also showcase all the possibilities for creating a picture perfect Oahu Wedding was so much […]

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With this being their baby Isla’s first trip to Hawaii, Lindsey and Brett were excited to have an Oahu Family Portrait session to document the occasion. And we are honored we were able to capture this special time for this family! They were all so sweet together and an absolute pleasure to work with. To […]

Oahu Family Portrait

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Oahu Beach Wedding Photography

We loved capturing this couple’s Oahu Beach Wedding Photography As soon as Brianna made her entrance with her father, the smile on her face said it all! She could’t have been more excited to be marrying Nathaniel! Plus she looked absolutely radiant in her Hayley Paige wedding dress! With a fitted top and princess skirt […]

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Talalelei comes to Oahu often to visit family so it’s like a second home, and taking Oahu Senior Portraits while here only seemed appropriate! Especially since she wants to use these images for her Senior Yearbook Page. How cool! After graduating High School she has plans to go to college and study nursing. So she […]

Oahu Senior Portraits

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Oahu Elopement Photography

Samantha and Nathan were neighbors their whole life, and friends since they were kids! So taking their Oahu Elopement Photography was really special. We could not have been more honored to document the true story of the girl next door! Plus we love how excited they both were to get married and start the next […]

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With this being Mica and Thomas’ first time to the island we were honored they chose us to take their Oahu Destination Wedding Photography! We think it’s so fun that they decided to get married somewhere they’d never been before! And since they came from New Mexico, it was definitely a change of scenery for […]

Oahu Destination Wedding Photography

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Oahu Family Portrait

While visiting the island to celebrate their 10th anniversary, Merry and Dave were excited to schedule an Oahu Family Portrait session. And we are so glad they did! What better way to document a couple’s love than by capturing them with their children, which are the result of their love! And boy do these two […]

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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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