Hello! My name is Karen De Borja...
I am first and foremost a sinner saved only by the grace of Jesus Christ!
Trying my best to shine His light and do His will for His kingdom in my life!
I am also the very proud mother of three beautiful little girls, 2 sweetest little boys,
and another baby girl on the way!
I am a very blessed to be married to my best friend whom I've known since I was just 12 years old!!
My love for photography was planted in my heart when I was just a little girl...
It always fascinated me how a vapor in time can be captured visually and preserved forever!
God's love and my family is my main inspiration for my photography...
My kids have grown so fast that i feel as their mom it's a must for me to visually document their precious moments in life...
There is so much beauty in every corner of this life, and i can hear it's call "Take A picture of me!"...
(or it's probably my kids i'm hearing!)...
i love God....
i love my family...
i love life...
and i love photography!
I pray I have the opportunity to bless you with images you can cherish forever!
Thank you & God bless,
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Karen De Borja is Hawaii's award winning premiere portrait photographer
specializing in commercial portrait photography
and customized, boutique style newborn, children, family, senior portrait, engagement and boudoir photography!
Her work has been published in multiple local, national, and international magazines
and has graced the covers of Honolulu Family Magazine since 2010!
Voted as Honolulu Family Magazine's "Best Child Photographer" from 2013 till current 2019!
Projects have included work for dozens of local businesses such as
Central Pacific Bank, Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu Fashion Week, Honolulu Magazine, Honolulu Family Magazine, Hawaii Business Magazine, Hawaii Home and Remodeling Magazine,
and has photos seen in Marie Claire Magazine, IVI Magazine, and Walmart to name a few!
Photography mentor during Honolulu's Reach The Runway fashion mentorship program and currently teaches
photography for middle school students at Pearl Harbor Christian Academy!
Preferred style is candid, meaningful, emotional and strives to capture raw emotion in magical moments!
Loves golden light, praise and worship music, and sounds of laughter..
oh and chocolate, lots and lots of chocolate!

"Award winning, Hawaii child and family photographer!"






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Just wanted to tell you that I Love the pictures. Some of them literally made me cry.! 

~Libby Ryan-Kern


We really love them all. so hard to choose! you did such an awesome job karen! I'm not surprised that the director of the agency called. like i said, you struck a chord in our hearts and i still tear when i look at the pics. Thank you again for capturing Ryder's spirit. We will recommend you to everyone we know looking for an epic photographer!!  ~Lisa Goto




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