Laurels

Best Portrait
Photographers
in Tucson
2021

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Tucson Portrait Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Area 520 Studio

Area520 Studio is a Tucson-based photography and videography provider specializing in weddings, quinceaneras, and other events, as well as senior graduation photos and executive portraits for real estate agents and other professionals. Founder Joe Ramirez has created images for international media outlets like Telemundo and the Associated Press. His unobtrusive photojournalistic style allows clients to relax and enjoy themselves knowing that their special day will be fully documented.

Tucson, AZ 85713

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BrainDance Productions

BrainDance Productions provides a full range of creative services within the Tucson area, including photography, videography, direction, graphic design, and production. Event photography and portraits are also available. Founder Eric Suhm takes the time to get to know every client and craft images that reflect the unique personalities of the subjects. He is a location-based photographer who travels with a fully-stocked RV designed to keep clients comfortable event on long shoots.

Tucson, AZ 85704

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Casanova Creations Photography

Casanova Creations Photography is a Tucson-based portrait and lifestyle studio specializing in senior graduation photos, weddings, engagement, maternity, and family sessions. Founder Rocio Casanova strives to produce images that are infused with emotion, color, and natural light. Wedding packages start at $1200 and include a minimum of 200 high-resolution images with photo release. Casanova is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Tucson, AZ 85745

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Christy Hunter Photography

Christy Hunter Photography is the business of a Tucson-based portrait photographer. Hunter loves capturing images in natural light and describes her photography style as vibrant and bright. Her portrait photography services include engagement, maternity, and lifestyle sessions that are typically held in outdoor venues. She helps clients select outfits and color palettes to match the shoot's location. Hunter's other area of expertise is wedding photography, and she covers both large celebrations and intimate weddings and elopements.

161B Grierson Ave
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613

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DW Photography

Based in Tucson, DW Photography specializes in headshots, portraits, sports, events, and creative images. Founder Darin Wallentine's photos have been featured in national publications, including the New York Times, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, and Variety. He offers convenient, affordable packages starting at $75 for studio headshots; each package includes 10 professionally edited, high-resolution digital downloads. Pictures can be taken either at Wallentine's studio or up to three external locations depending on type of shoot.

Tucson, AZ 85741

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Ellen Duperret Photography

Based in Tucson, Ellen Duperret Photography specializes in high school graduation, college seniors and family portraits. Session fee is $150, with a la carte pricing for prints, wall portraits, books, cards, and shareable digital files. Duperret is a Certified Professional Photographer with the Professional Photographers of America, as well as a photographer with the Bald Beauties Project, which provides complimentary portrait sessions to children and teens undergoing cancer treatment.

Tucson, AZ 85719

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Eric Christopher Photography and Film

Based in Tucson, Eric Christopher Photography and Film specializes in weddings, professional and modeling headshots, family portraits, concerts, and cosplay. Christopher strives to create images that meet the expectations of the clients' imaginations. Because he is comfortable with taking photos in high-pressure situations, he's an excellent choice for weddings and other events where timing is everything.

Tucson, AZ 85730

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JenniferB photography

JenniferB Photography is a small business based in Oro Valley, Arizona, that works with clients in the Tucson metro area and surrounding cities. Jennifer offers 13 years of portrait photography experience, working with newborns, pregnant mothers, seniors, and teenagers. She shoots on location and in her private photo studio, which contains hundreds of props and clothing items for infants and children. She also photographs seniors, newly engaged couples, and entire families.

12460 N Rancho Visto Blvd
Oro Valley, AZ 85737

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La Brisa Photography

La Brisa Photography was founded in Tucson by photographer Chris Hsieh in 2008 and has since shot 215 client weddings in 27 states and six countries. In addition to weddings, Hsieh also provides portraits and commercial photography. He offers a range of options for couples getting married as well as special pricing for engagement shoots, newborn and family photos, maternity shots, high school graduation, and modeling portfolios.

Marana, AZ 85658

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Maranatha Photography

Based in Tucson, Maranatha Photography is a husband and wife team who specialize in weddings and family portraits. They received the 2015 Reader's Choice Best Photography Shop Award from the Arizona Daily Star and have been featured on Wedding Wire and the Tucson Wedding Network. Maranatha Photography is accredited by Professional Photographers of America and Nikon Professional Services.

Tucson, AZ 85742

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Martha Lochert Photography

Martha Lochert of Martha Lochert Photography is a professional portrait photographer based in Tucson. Lochert captures portraits for commercial, corporate, or personal use. Specifically, she provides corporate and executive headshots as well as publicity photos for actors, musicians, artists. She also captures action and studio photos of pets, promotional photos for websites, and images for advertising. Event coverage such as weddings, conventions, and conferences is also part of her range of services.

50 N. Avenida de San Ramon
Tucson, AZ 85710

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Michelle Burley Photography

Michelle Burley Photography is a full-service Tucson photography studio specializing in weddings and engagements, family portraits, high school graduation, pets, pregnancy and infants, boudoir photos, and modeling headshots. Burley has more than 15 years of industry experience and is an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau and Professional Photographers of America. Session fees start at $100 and can be conducted either at Burley's historic studio or at a location of the client's choice.

Tucson, AZ 85713

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Sherri Graves Photography

Based in Tucson, Sherri Graves Photography practices shoot and share photography, which means she specializes in fun, creative, energetic shoots with all client images available on a secure cloud-based server for a full year. Sessions start at $175, with customized packages developed for each individual client. Graves is also available for travel shoots, including destination weddings and other events.

Tucson, AZ 85710

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Sophia Lyn Sims

Tucson photographer Sophia Lyn Sims specializes in innovative, elegant glamour portraits for women, as well as newborn, family, and relationship photos. She strives to take images that reflect the foundational relationships in her clients lives. Gift sessions for Sims photography are available via her website.

Tucson, AZ 85718

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The Gawnes

The Gawnes are a Tucson-based husband and wife team that specializes in weddings, engagement, newborn, maternity, and family portraits, as well as headshots. All wedding packages include both photographers for the duration of the event, a flash drive will all high-resolution images, and an online gallery to view and share photos. The Gawnes were honored with a 2016 and 2017 Couples Choice Award from Wedding Wire, as well as a 2017 Best of Weddings Award from The Knot.

Tucson, AZ 85749

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Unique Photography

Tucson-based Unique Photography specializes in weddings, quinceaneras, portraits, maternity, boudoir, and commercial photography. They also offer restoration and retouching services for treasured family photos. The founders of this family business have more than 34 years of industry experience and provide customers with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. Clients say that Unique's amazing photographs help them appreciate the smallest details of their special days.

Tucson, AZ 85701

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