Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers in
Scottsdale
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 Scottsdale, AZ.

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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.

Buck Deitz Photography

Buck Deitz, founder and head photographer at Buck Deitz Photography, is a professional portrait photographer in Chandler and specializes in family, wedding, and family photography. His portrait sessions last about 60 minutes, include outfit changes, and can be shot at a location of the client’s choosing. Wedding packages capture every single moment and are not limited to any preset amount of time. Engagement sessions are included in all wedding packages. All sessions include high-resolution images and a photo gallery available online where prints and specialty items may be purchased. He can be contacted by telephone or by filling out the contact form available on his website.

Chandler, AZ(480) 399-8778

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Courtney Sargent Photography

Courtney Sargent, founder of Courtney Sargent Photography, is a professional portrait photographer in Phoenix who graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's degree in Photojournalism. Her photography style is modern but composes a unique story full of authentic moments. All sessions include a one-on-one meeting before the event and a flash drive with high-resolution files that can be printed at any lab or uploaded to any social media site.

Phoenix, AZ(602) 448-7309

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Emily Snitzer Photography

Emily Snitzer Photography is a photography studio in Gilbert that offers professional mini-sessions throughout the year. The founder and head photographer, Emily Snitzer, has experience in wedding and family portraits, and she offers a fresh style that keeps sessions fun and relaxed. Her photographs have been featured on sites such as Arizona Weddings, Beautiful Little Bride, and A Northwoods Wedding. She is available to travel throughout Arizona as well as California and Wisconsin.

Gilbert, AZ(480) 420-4494

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Everado Keeme Photography

Everado Keeme Photography's founder has been the official photographer of the Waste Management Phoenix Open since 2010. Everado Keeme began his photography career in sports photography for events such as the Amgen Tour of California and the Tour of Utah. His photography background allows him to capture emotions even in the smallest moments, and his attention to detail lets the client’s true personality show through. He is a member of Professional Photographers of America, the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce, and the Chandler Chamber of Commerce. He has also served on the board of directors for the Arizona Professional Photographers Association and helps his community by donating to the American Cancer Society and Junior Achievement of Arizona. Everado Keeme Photography has locations in Scottsdale and Phoenix.

Phoenix, AZ(480) 382-7226

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Image-Industry

Image-Industry is a photography studio in Scottsdale that opened in 2013 and specializes in professional commercial, family, and wedding portraits as well as professional retouching and printing services. The head photographer has over 30 years of experience and graduated from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. His photographs feature a modern approach while showcasing the unique emotions of a subject.

Scottsdale, AZ(480) 947-4214

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Jared Platt

Jared Platt is a professional portrait photographer in Chandler that specializes in lifestyle, wedding, commercial, and editorial photography. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in photographic studies and photographic history. His photographs capture the energy and emotions of a subject and focus on the details that tell a unique story. He is also an educator with over 15 years of experience and is passionate about helping aspiring photographers find their way to success.

Chandler, AZ(480) 782-9368

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Jessica Q Photography

Jessica Q Photography opened in 2012 in Phoenix and specializes in wedding, engagement, and maternity portraits. Complete wedding packages and 90-minute sessions are available for purchase as well as custom portrait packages. Their photographs have been featured on sites such as Trendy Groom, The Knot, and Glamour and Grace.

Phoenix, AZ(602) 503-6414

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LightRain Images Photography

LightRain Images Photography is a photography studio in Chandler and is rated as one of the top wedding photography studios in Phoenix. The studio has experience in taking professional portraits of families, high school seniors, and executives, as well as weddings and special events throughout Arizona and around the world. They also specialize in capturing Indian weddings and have photographed many cultures, traditions, and styles. The photographers will complete each session with utmost professionalism and will dress according to the event.

Chandler, AZ(480) 699-5731

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Lunabear Studios

Lunabear Studios is a photography studio in Phoenix that specializes in colorful portrait photography for families, high school seniors, and business professionals. Wedding packages can be customized, and all include two photographers, photo edits, a private online gallery, high-resolution images, and a complimentary engagement session. Clients can expect 50 to 75 images per hour of shooting which will include a mix of candid laughs and authentic moments. Clients receive digital, high-resolution copies of their finished images and are able to print images on their own or Lunabear Studios can design and order custom prints, albums, and gallery walls to beautifully display their portraits.

Phoenix, AZ(480) 390-0602

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Madrid Photography

Madrid Photography is a professional portrait studio in Peoria that provides photography services throughout Maricopa County. The studio specializes in executive, fashion, maternity, and fitness portraits as well as architectural and fine art photography. The founder and head photographer, George Madrid, is committed to his craft and is constantly learning the newest techniques and trends to make his work stand out from the rest. He can be contacted by telephone or by submitting the online contact form available on his website.

Peoria, AZ(623) 374-1278

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Meg&Me Photography

Meg&Me Photography offers wedding, engagement, family, newborn, maternity, high school senior, and children’s portrait photography across the Phoenix metropolitan area. They provide several wedding packages to choose from as well as a la carte portrait services. They are also available for destination weddings and portraits. Portrait sessions range from 45 minutes to two hours, and include digital images, a private viewing gallery, and personal printing rights. Wedding packages range from four to eight hours of coverage and also include a private gallery and personal printing rights. Add-ons include additional hourly coverage, an additional photographer, fine art wedding albums, and engagement sessions. The studio may be reached by submitting the contact form available online.

Peoria, AZ(623) 229-2142

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Patchworks Photography

Patchworks Photography is a custom photography studio in Phoenix and was awarded The Knot’s Bests of Weddings Award in 2012. The studio specializes in lifestyle photography such as high school senior, family, and newborn portraits, as well as wedding photography. The studio provides clients a high end and luxurious photography experience that cannot be recreated in a regular studio setting. Each session is handcrafted with a meticulous focus on details and given the time and commitment that make each shot a family heirloom and a work of art. Custom wedding packages are also available, and payments can be made in installments. However, 50 percent of the final price must be paid at the time of booking. Turnaround time is usually between three to six weeks.

Phoenix, AZ(480) 788-4510

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Peter Jordan Photography Inc.

Peter Jordan Photography Inc. opened in 1990 in Scottsdale and specializes in corporate photography with a quick turnaround and a focus on customer satisfaction. The photographers can do on-location photography for meetings, presentations, documentation, and publications. Whether in Arizona or across the globe, the studio can provide professional services that accommodate the rushed environment of the corporate lifestyle. The studio also offers family and wedding photography as well as custom scenic greeting cards and green screen prints. The studio is a member of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce and the American Society of Media Photographers, and it is certified by the Professional Photographers of America.

Scottsdale, AZ(602) 258-9466

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Phoenix Headshots by Yucel

Phoenix Headshots by Yucel is a photography studio in Phoenix that opened in 2008. The studio specializes in portrait photography for all industries including simple shots for social media profiles, unique head shots for models and actors, and professional portraits for business executives. The studio offers three portrait packages ranging from 20-minute sittings to three-hour sessions, complete with stylists and fine-tuned lighting. Photographs can be taken at many locations, but the studio offers controlled lighting where the style of a portrait can be manipulated without hassle. The studio can also do group portraits, but clients must contact the studio to discuss specific details and pricing.

Phoenix, AZ(480) 703-9823

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Sandi Shipley Photography

Sandi Shipley, the founder of Sandi Shipley Photography, is a portrait photographer in Phoenix who was listed as 2016's Top 100 Senior photographers around the globe by Senior Style Guide. Her style features a fresh approach and fully incorporates the client's personality and character into every portrait. She can capture beautiful moments even when clients are taking part in their favorite activities and can bring out their personality in a way that looks natural and authentic.

Phoenix, AZ(623) 341-0553

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Stephanie Heymann Photography

Stephanie Heymann Photography is a professional portrait studio in Scottsdale that has experience in family, wedding, and headshot photography. Stephanie captures the intimate emotions that make each shot a work of art. All photography sessions include an initial consultation, professional edits, and a private online gallery. If clients have not yet agreed on a location, she can scout venues that can properly showcase a client’s personality. A non-refundable deposit is required at the time the session is booked but can be transferred to a different date if the session needs to be rescheduled.

Scottsdale, AZ(602) 380-1244

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Tricia Williams Photography

Tricia Williams Photography specializes in wedding, boudoir, and portrait photography in Phoenix. Tricia uses a clean and timeless style that is simple and makes the subject the main center of attention. She offers several wedding packages ranging from four to eight hours of coverage, full and mini portrait sessions, a la carte services, and specialty items. All sessions include photo galleries and high-resolution photographs.

Phoenix, AZ(623) 806-9600

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Victory Fotos

Victory Fotos is a professional portrait studio in Phoenix that specializes in Pinup and Boudoir portraits and is one of the top 100 Pinup studios in the world. Packages include professional hair and make-up, use of props, posing instructions, and professional editing. Each session lasts about three hours, including 90 minutes for hair and makeup, and will have a female photographer. Professional portraits for commercial and advertising purposes are also available as well as corporate portraits and portfolio headshots.

Phoenix, AZ(480) 621-0400

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