Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers in
Birmingham
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 Birmingham, AL.

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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.

205 Photography

Helena-based photographer Jana Sobel is the owner and operator of 205 Photography. Working with customers from all over the Birmingham Metro area, she has taken numerous commercial, real estate, wedding, and portrait photos. Ms. Sobel has been taking photos since 2010 when she received a DSLR as a gift. Before going into photography, she graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and, later, an MBA.

Helena, AL(205) 587-5262

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2b Photography LLC

2b Photography LLC is a photo studio located in Birmingham where locals can receive an array of photography services, from wedding photo work to professional headshots. Working alongside Becca, the small business's owner and lead photog, are photographers Brittany, Bryan, and Laura, as well as the team's Manager, Carlene. The team earns high marks from clients for its beautiful, detailed photographs, as well as its sterling customer service.

Birmingham, AL(205) 737-4624

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Angela Karen Photographer

Angela Karen Photographer has photo services suitable for individuals, families, and businesses in and around Birmingham. Areas of expertise include narrative shots, portrait photos, celebration portraits, and fine art photographs. Ms. Karen sees herself as a visual storyteller. She studied under the renowned fine art photographer Joyce Tenneson.

Birmingham, AL(205) 218-3596

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Arden Photography

Arden Photography is a Pelham-based studio that, in addition to wedding photo services, also provides portraiture and other options to its Birmingham Metro clientele. Leading the team is Arden Ward Upton, an experienced photographer who has produced images for numerous wedding couples, local and national publications, and celebrities. She has a photojournalistic style that makes her subjects appear beautiful but natural, rather than posed or airbrushed.

Pelham, AL(205) 834-8252

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Be Light Photography

Be Light Photography is a team of photographers based in Birmingham whose specialty is portraiture. The studio's specialty is weddings. In 2016, staff members have shot portraits at weddings as far north as Oregon and as far south as Florida. Be Light Photography has received a flurry of awards from wedding websites and publications. WeddingWire gave the team its "Couples' Choice Award," Blue Ribbon recognized it as a "Blue Ribbon Vendor," and Southern Celebrations Magazine has published features about the group.

Birmingham, AL(404) 401-9036

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Charles Cash Photography

Charles Cash Photography is a team of portrait photographers headquartered in Hoover, with clients hailing from all over the greater Birmingham community. The staff has over 20 years of experience taking high-quality photos of people celebrating weddings, reunions, and parties. Additional service options include graphic design, photo restoration, and digital photography training. Charles Cash Photography can also provide digital photo booths, which people can rent if they are planning events.

Hoover, AL(205) 451-3030

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Connie Collum Photography, LLC

Connie Collum Photography, LLC, a small business located in Trussville, provides Birmingham Metro area customers with a range of photography service options, including portraiture. Ms. Collum customizes all of her photo sessions to the needs and preferences of her subjects, whether humans or pets. She takes portraits of brides and grooms, families, kids, newborns, and seniors, as well as professional headshots.

Trussville, AL(205) 215-9060

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Cotton & Clover Photography

Cotton & Clover Photography, in Birmingham, takes portrait photos for people celebrating weddings, engagement parties, and graduations, as well as "just because" portraits. Julie Sumerel and Laura Wilkerson jointly own and operate the studio. They focus on keeping their clients and subjects comfortable, and on creating a happy atmosphere during every photoshoot. Interested clients can view the team's portfolio online.

Birmingham, AL(205) 530-1389

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Jennifer Hagler Photography

Jennifer Hagler Photography is a lifestyle photography studio based in Vestavia HIlls, providing its services to people from Birmingham and other nearby cities. For more than nine years, the small team has created fine art lifestyle shots. Recently, Jennifer Hagler Photography expanded its repertoire to also include headshots for executives and creative professionals. Notably, editing and retouching are included with every photo. Prospective clients should contact the Jennifer Hagler Photography team to set up a consultation appointment and review the company's portfolio.

Vestavia Hills, AL(205) 567-5577

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Joseph De Sciose Photography

At Joseph De Sciose Photography, Mr. De Sciose takes portrait photos and other pictures for customers from Birmingham as well as its suburbs. From 2003 to 2008, Joe De Sciose was a Senior Staff Photographer at Southern Living Magazine. He produced high-quality lifestyle photos, including images of travel destinations and gardens, as well as portraits. Clients who order photography services from Mr. De Sciose can expect him to be courteous and skillful.

Birmingham, AL(205) 266-7232

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Kevin Roberts Photography

Kevin Roberts Photography is a Birmingham photography studio that emphasizes collaboration between the artist and the client. People working with Mr. Roberts can help him plan the style of the final product. Prospective customers should view the portfolios on Kevin Roberts Photography and then contact the team to set up an initial consultation.

Birmingham, AL(205) 451-5361

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Love Be Photography

Love Be Photography is the studio of Brittany Arias Sturdivant, an inveterate wedding and portrait photographer serving customers from all over the Birmingham Metro. She founded Love Be Photography to serve local couples, providing them with enduring memories of their big day. Prospective clients are welcome to contact Ms. Sturdivant and set up a consultation.

Birmingham, AL(205) 901-2088

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Pixel Outflow Design & Photography Studio

At Pixel Outflow Design & Photography Studio, Stanley Parrish takes portrait photos, and performs graphic design, for local families and businesses. Although specializing in wedding photos, Mr. Parrish can also take portraits and headshots. The Trussville-based artist is a graduate of the University of Alabama's Fine Arts and Graphic Design program, and has worked as a professional graphic designer for more than 15 years. He has appeared on Borrowed & Blue as a "Featured Wedding Vendor."

Birmingham, AL(205) 329-0319

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Rebecca Long Photography

Rebecca Long Photography is a Birmingham photo studio that offers portrait photography for weddings, engagement parties, materinity, graduations, and other special occasions. Ms. Long, whose professional background is in graphic design, has progressed over the years from photographing still objects and posed scenes to taking candid shots that look natural, not posed. She does not over-edit her photos. Clients can expect crisp, richly colored pictures, rather than artificially perfect representations.

Birmingham, AL(205) 259-9427

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Red Rabbit Studios Photography

Red Rabbit Studios Photography, in Birmingham, has a broad variety of services for local clientele. These include professional headshots, fine art photographs, and portraits of families and children. Prices vary depending on the number of subjects and the type of service needed, and clients have to pay extra to receive a disc of all the original, edited images. Additional costs apply for prints, canvas, and gallery wraps.

Birmingham, AL(205) 563-1190

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Robert Norris Photography

Robert Norris Photography is a Hoover studio whose owner and sole photographer, Mr. Norris, has been photographing Birmingham-area weddings for more than two decades. As a portrait photographer, Mr. Norris can take pictures of graduating students, families, and wedding parties, as well as corporate and creative professionals.

Hoover, AL(205) 602-0858

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Taneisha Tucker Photography, LLC

Taneisha Tucker Photography, LLC, located in Birmingham, helps people from all parts of the greater Birmingham community who are seeking high-quality portrait photography services. Ms. Tucker opened the business in 2010 and, in 2011, photographed her first wedding. She focuses on capturing little details and candid moments. Interested potential clients can use the company's easy online scheduling system to request Ms. Tucker's services.

Birmingham, AL(205) 386-0625

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Trenity Whitfield Photography

Trenity Whitfield Photography, established in Moody in 2009, is a Birmingham-area photography studio offfering portrait shoots and other services. Ms. Whitfield is a mom and former engineer whose photography career began when she began taking pictures of her own sons. In addition to shooting family and individual portraits and professional headshots, she offers photography classes to aspiring photogs in and around the Birmingham area.

Moody, AL(205) 362-1975

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