Best Portrait Photographers in Riverside

We scored 102 Portrait Photographers in Riverside, CA and Picked the Top 6

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Why These Portrait Photographers?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 102 63 6

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.

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Hoag Studio

Hoag Studio is a unique business near Riverside that is owned by a talented photographer with years of experience taking photos of people from different backgrounds. Its photographer, Claudia Hoag, offers to shoot high-quality headshot photos for successful professionals, consultants, coaches, and business owners. Each headshot session includes no time limits, unlimited wardrobe changes, and a pre-shoot consultation. Hoag Studio helps clients choose the images they like the most and performs retouches when requested.

814 S. Westgate Ave, Suite 106
Los Angeles, CA 90049


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


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


Photography by Carrie Ann

Photography by Carrie Ann has been taking portraits of Riverside-based clients since 2009. Its sole proprietor, photographer Carrie Johnson, started with wedding photography in 2012 and eventually opened her own studio in 2015. She also produces couple, maternity, newborn, and wedding photography. The business also shoots at both studio and outdoor locations, and produces holiday cards, party invitations, and album versions of its photos. Carrie Johnson Photography offers mini photography sessions throughout the year.

3769 Tibbetts Street
Riverside, CA 92506

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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


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