Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers in
Anchorage
2017

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored portrait photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Anchorage, AK.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alaska's Focus Photograhy

Alaska's Focus Photography is an Anchorage portrait photo studio backed by almost 20 years of experience. The locally owned group employs skilled photographers along with the skilled latest equipment and specializes in school and sports photos as well as event photography. The studio delivers top-quality products from prints to mugs at affordable prices, and aside from working extensively with schools and local athletic groups for student and team portraits, families can also come into Alaska's Focus' high-tech studio for family, couples, child, and high school senior portrait sessions. Organizations can contact the group about image enhancing photo services and products as well.

Anchorage, AK(907) 245-3686

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Apogee Studios

Apogee Studios has been handling portrait photography in Anchorage for over 25 years. People can come in for an in-studio session or have it held at a location of their choice, and each shoot is tailored to the client's personal style and vision. Apogee offers family, child, newborn, maternity, wedding, business, modeling, boudoir, and high school senior portraiture as well as seasonal holiday shoots during the year. Interested parties can check the website for regular specials as well. The photographer has decades of experience, considers his work both an art and a craft, and encourages people to be an active part of the creative process before and during every shoot.

Anchorage, AK(907) 561-9766

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Camiel Vincent Photography

Camiel Vincent Photography offers portrait photo services in Chugiak. The photographer and self-professed storyteller aims to capture a client's story and "set it free" with unique and refreshing sessions as well as images to treasure forever. Services include sessions for couples and romance, maternity and newborn, family and children, high school seniors, personal portraits, boudoir, and corporate shoots and headshots. Interested parties can peruse a gallery of past work on Camiel Vincent's website as well as via blog entries, and potential clients can submit questions or book a shoot by phone or an online form or call.

Chugiak, AK(907) 350-6136

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David Jensen Photography

David Jensen Photography brings almost 30 years of experience in portrait photography to the Anchorage area. The owner has lived in Alaska his entire life and specializes in taking photos of people and their animal companions with shoots taking place in-studio, outdoors, or a combination of both. Past work has included shoots for families, high school seniors, and executives with their pets or pets by themselves, and all prints and packages are purchased via a separate sales appointment after the session. Interested parties can look through a gallery of photos to get an idea of David Jensen's work, and the studio was named Best Alaska Photographer, 2016 Platinum by Alaska Dispatch News.

Anchorage, AK(907) 868-1680

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Fitzgerald Photography

Fitzgerald Photography has been taking portrait photos for residents of Eagle River since 2010. The husband-wife team specializes in photography sessions for families, children, high school seniors, newborns, maternity, and weddings with services available for schools, live action, and other events. One of the photographers graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and the studio provides on-site printing and numerous options for incorporating portraits into holiday cards, newborn announcements, accordion books, fine art acrylics, gallery wraps, canvas covers, and many other products and gifts such as mugs, boxes, and key chains. Clients can purchase images right on the Fitzgerald Photography's site, and the group serves as official photographers for the Kenai River Sportfishing Association and Special Olympics Alaska.

Eagle River, AK(907) 726-1562

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Gutierrez Photography

Gutierrez Photography brings a lifetime of photography experience to portrait photos in the Anchorage area. Clients can request more formal sessions or candid photography for high school seniors, family, couples and engagement, maternity, and dance with options ranging from natural light to "Photoshop fantasy." All services begin with a pre-shoot consultation to carefully discuss exact needs and desires, and products available in the ordering session include prints, wall portraits, folio boxes, albums, books, and custom cards for all occasions. The husband-wife team was an Army family for over 20 years, loves to meet new friends, and is dedicated to capturing people's stories for them to cherish down the road. Gutierrez Photography offers introductory photography classes as well.

Anchorage, AK(907) 727-1284

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Hal Gage

Hal Gage is a portrait photo studio backed by almost 40 years of experience in the field. Clients can request sessions to capture their unique selves in their natural environment, and interested parties can look through multiple galleries of the artist's work on Hal Gage's website. The photographer has a background in graphic design, painting, digital art, and photography and is well known for his award-winning ad campaigns, book covers, digital art, and fine art photos. Hal Gage's work made the cover of Life Magazine, has been exhibited in numerous shows around the world, and is on permanent public display at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Natural landscapes, commercial work, and workshops are also available.

Anchorage, AK(907) 272-4356

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Meringue Studio

Meringue Studio takes portrait photos in Anchorage. The women-only studio offers unique and personalized photo shoots for women with a focus on intimate and maternity photography. The photographer aims to make every woman feel beautiful with a day completely to herself complete with flower crowns, champagne, full hair and makeup, three outfits, and 90 minutes of fun photo time with professional guidance to make any woman feel at ease and to create incredible boudoir portraiture for all body types. Clients receive a pre-session consultation, wardrobe styling, image retouching, and same-day viewing and ordering as well, and additional services include sessions for bridal boudoir, normal portrait shoots, and maternity photos. Payment plans are available.

Anchorage, AK(907) 229-2166

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Photogenic Alaska

Photogenic Alaska brings over 20 years of practice in portrait photography to Anchorage residents. The home-based studio is known for being easy-going and flexible with a fun, welcoming environment, and clients can also opt to have their session at another location of their choice. Sessions can cover weddings, couples, maternity and motherhood, family, male portraits, women portraits, and boudoir, and all images are made available for viewing and ordering via a password-protected online gallery for friends and family everywhere. Samples of past work can be seen on Photogenic Alaska's website, and the group also handles landscape and other photo work.

Anchorage, AK(907) 830-1730

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Sweet Action Photography

Sweet Action Photography has been an Anchorage portrait photography studio for 10 years. Services cover portrait sessions for pregnant women, engagements, families, high school seniors, children, infants, newborns, and trash the dress, and the team of photographers and photojournalists also capture weddings with images that are "candid, natural, and fun." Clients love the group's talent as much as their silly and friendly manner, and Sweet Action has galleries from past work in each category on its website for convenient viewing. The studio also handles other event photography, and all-inclusive portrait packages as well as wedding packages can be reviewed online.

Anchorage, AK(907) 317-5713

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