hero image

Best Portrait
Photographers in

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Riverside, CA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 105 66 9

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.

cover image of Katie De La Rosa Photography  portrait-photographers/1.jpg

Katie De La Rosa Photography

Katie De La Rosa Photography specializes in maternity, newborn, and child portrait photography and has two studio locations, one in Riverside and the other in Murrieta, CA. The photographer provides a full-service experience and offers a selection of props, costumes, and sets for clients to use in their sessions as well as hair and make-up services for expecting mothers. She is APNPI certified in newborn photography and has been commended by past clients her for her focused artistic direction and for her professionalism.

7000 Indiana Ave. Suite 121
Riverside, CA 92506


cover image of Kay Moore Portrait  portrait-photographers/2.jpg

Kay Moore Portrait

Kay Moore Portrait is a portrait photography studio that serves the Riverside community by appointment only. They are committed to taking pictures of women that are glamorous and empowering and work closely with their clients during every photo shoot. Kay Moore Portrait specializes in glamour, boudoir, and maternity shots but can also accommodate requests for headshots and senior portraits. They have been featured on The Knot and would like potential clients to know that they can help them choose hair, makeup, and wardrobe for their photoshoots. Kay Moore Portrait offers gift certificates online and invites prospective clients to follow them on Instagram. They have received positive customer feedback for their friendliness and attention to detail.

Riverside, CA 92507


cover image of Lavay's Photography  portrait-photographers/3.jpg

Lavay's Photography

Lavay’s Photography is a photography studio that is based out of the Corona area. They have more than 13 years of experience in the photography industry and are committed to creating candid, beautiful photographs for their customers. Lavay’s Photography specializes in wedding and newborn photography but can also accommodate requests for senior portraits, maternity photos, and family portraits. They have their own studio and can work with clients who would like to have their photoshoot outdoors. Lavay’s Photography has received positive reviews on Yelp for their ability to work with children. They encourage clients to contact them well in advance of their desired session date to set up an initial appointment.

Corona, CA 92877


cover image of Marsha Feinberg Photography  portrait-photographers/4.jpg

Marsha Feinberg Photography

Marsha Feinberg Photography gives customers the chance to work with one of the nation’s most respected and accomplished portrait photographers. Marsha Feinberg’s work has been featured in numerous print magazines, websites, and television features, beginning over 20 years ago when the photographer earned acclaim for being a superior black and white portrait artist. From fashion shows and engagement portraits to newborns and weddings, no assignment is too challenging for the photographer’s artistic eye. Customers can browse the studio website to see stunning, bold, and eye-catching images of families, babies, models, performers, high school seniors, and gala weddings, each set crafted to fit the customer’s personality and vision with a sharp, editorial style. The website also has a list of session options and prices to fit any needs and budget.

Riverside, CA 92501


cover image of Michael Thomas Photography  portrait-photographers/1.jpg

Michael Thomas Photography

Michael Thomas Photography is a professional photography business located in Riverside, California that serves clients in the wider Southern California metropolitan area, including San Bernardino, Orange, Los Angeles, and San Diego counties. The company is a specialist in portraiture and event photography and provides its clients with such services as university graduations, high school senior photo sessions, family photo shoots, couples' portraits, child photography, and more. Events covered by Michael Thomas Photography include quinceaneras, birthday parties, mitzvahs, awards programs, corporate gatherings, and other special events. Michael Thomas Photography can be contacted for booking or inquiry purposes by phone, via email, or through its website.

Riverside, CA 92509


cover image of NVPixels  portrait-photographers/2.jpg


NVPixels Photography offers a wide variety of photography services including wedding photography, portraits, and headshots in Riverside, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernadino, and Orange County, California. With several decades of photography experience and professional training, Nelson Vega has transitioned within the last decade from film to digital cameras to capture his high-quality images. Getting personal with clients is a focus on Nelson Vega's work. A free consultation is available prior to booking a session in which he can get to know each client's needs, wants, and personality. Clients praise the photographer's patience and professional attitude.

Corona, CA 92880


cover image of Sheri Esparza Photography  portrait-photographers/3.jpg

Sheri Esparza Photography

Sheri Esparza Photography is the professional photography business of Sheri Esparza, who provides photo shoots outdoors local to Riverside or San Bernardino counties. Clients can go online to take an up-close look at the gallery for Sheri's specialized categories of photography and get a feel for her unique style of shooting. Engagement or portrait packages offered include coverage for up to two hours and a total of 50 highly professional photographs that have undergone thorough editing or enhancement. The headshot package includes one look, a retouched image, and all of the captured images from the shoot to be accessible in a private online gallery. For wedding packages, the studio supplies customizable products that are based on individual needs or unique requests.

Riverside, CA 92505


cover image of That1Thought  portrait-photographers/4.jpg


That1Thought is a professional photography business located in Los Angeles, California that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area as well as Riverside and Orange County. A specialist in portraiture, the company offers additional services such as special event coverage, travel or landscape photography, and more. That1Thought features the work of owner and head photographer Daniel Yoo and can be contacted for booking purposes by phone, via email, or through the booking system on the company's official website. Additionally, That1Thought provides clients with a long list of suitable photo shoot locations in the Los Angeles area on its website.

Riverside, CA 92505


cover image of Therese Marie Photography  portrait-photographers/1.jpg

Therese Marie Photography

Therese Marie Photography is operated by Therese, who resides in Corona, CA. Her unique artistic ability brings the enchantment of nature and youth together in timeless pieces that defy categorization. She has been published in several distinguished publications. In addition to commercial photography for models, she offers portraiture for high school seniors, families, and maternity. Shoots are onsite and she will travel up to 60 miles from Corona for a shoot. She has some favorite spots of her own, including her personal favorite, Yorba Regional Park. She has a permit to shoot there or at any of the Orange County Parks. Since most of the shoots are outdoors, weather plays an important role. Sessions are usually rescheduled on rainy days. Heat and extreme wind are other considerations.

Corona, CA 92883


Wrong city? Here are some nearby places:

Other top picks in your area