Laurels
Best Family
Photographers in
Sacramento
2017

Why These Family Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored family photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best family photographers in Sacramento, CA.

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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.

Amy Atkins Photography

Amy Atkins Photography is a family photographer serving the community of Elk Grove. Family portrait sessions are available as well as photography for newborns, children, engagements, and weddings. Basic pricing for the photo shoot and print credit can be found on Amy Atkins' website, and individuals are encouraged to contact the owner to discuss a personalized package for their specific needs and budget. Potential clients can also check out past work via the site's online galleries as well as on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. The photographer is passionate about faith, family, friends, fitness, and photography and is known for timeless images with clean editing and her dedication to creating special memories to keep forever.

Elk Grove, CA

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Austin's Uptown Studio

Austin's Uptown Studio has been photographing families in Sacramento for over 35 years. Clients hire the group for family, child, and high school senior portraits, and families are given guidance on what to wear and how to make their in-studio session fun, relaxed, and natural. Photos are available for viewing within minutes and can also be uploaded to a website or CD for viewing at home. The team also specializes in publicity images, corporate events, holiday parties, events, and commercial photography and won the 2004 "Business of the Year" Award from the North Sacramento Chamber of Commerce. Austin's Uptown Studio has won Professional Photographers of Sacramento Valley's award for Wedding Photographer of the Year three times as well.

Sacramento, CA(916) 925-2310

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Bill Smith Photography

Bill Smith Photography has been a family photo studio in Roseville since 1947. The full-service portrait studio is locally owned and family operated and offers family photography sessions through its Campus Color Studios division. Clients can choose between an in-studio and on-location shoot with all members of the family, including grandparents and grandkids, and the studio also offers Complete Family Coverage for larger reunions and other events. Child-only sessions, maternity shoots, baby sessions, high school senior portraits, and photography for school sports, dance, and gymnastics are also available. Customers appreciate fast printing and delivery times due to Bill Smith's in-house lab and can also request services for photo scanning, photo restoration, graduation announcements, and step and repeat event backdrops.

Roseville, CA(916) 749-1026

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Bruce Robinson Photography

Bruce Robinson Photography brings over 30 years of experience in photography to family photo sessions in Sacramento. The studio is known for capturing those natural moments and authentic family images for unique heirloom photos, and photo shoots are available for families and children as well as for engagements and weddings, high school seniors, corporate headshots, and other commercial needs. Family sessions can take place outdoors, in-studio, or at a client's home, extended family and larger groupings can be included for an additional fee, and all packages include a pre-session consult to discuss location and clothing and the retouching and enhancement of images. Individuals can peruse past work via galleries on Bruce Robinson Photography's site and can also contact the studio for full details and pricing right online as well.

Sacramento, CA(916) 686-6476

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Jessica Giblin Photography

Jessica Giblin Photography has been a Roseville family photographer since 2000. Packages, as well as à la carte pricing, are available including all retouching, artwork, digital manipulation for family photos, and individuals can also request photography sessions for children, maternity and newborns, weddings and engagements, high school seniors, and boudoir. The photographer holds a BA in Psychology with a minor in Art and seeks to capture special memories for families and couples to treasure forever. The studio's work has received a WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award in 2013 and has been seen on Done Brilliantly and Weddingstar. Clients can also find a list of preferred vendors on Jessica Giblin's site along with a list of charities the photographer supports.

Roseville, CA(916) 768-6332

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Kelly Barr Photography

Kelly Barr Photography handles family portraits in Orangevale. The group is known for its use of natural light and offers photo sessions for newborns and families along with documentary photo services including Day in the Life and Life Story Sessions. The studio's work has been seen in Comstock's magazine, and beauty and boudoir portraiture is also available. All packages include a pre-session consult, custom portrait shoot, artistic editing of images, and an online gallery of images with print release, and interested parties can find basic pricing on Kelly Barr's site but should contact the studio for full pricing and details for all sessions. The owner and photographer is a member of NewbornPhotography.com, Magic Hour, the National Association of Professional Child Photographers, and the Professional Photographers of America.

Orangevale, CA

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Laws Studio of Photography

Laws Studio of Photography has been a Carmichael family photography shop since 1953. In-studio and on-location photo shoots are available for families, children, couples, and pets, and the team has a reputation for producing timeless images that are sharp, accurate, and vibrant. Wedding photography is also available. The photographer works closely with families to ensure a successful session as well as beautiful resulting shots, and customers appreciate the studio's top-of-the-line talent, cameras and lighting, and post-production equipment as well. Laws Studio also handles the copying and restoration of old photographs, and examples of all photo categories can be reviewed on the company's website.

Carmichael, CA(916) 483-6051

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Lisa Smiley Photography

Lisa Smiley Photography handles family photo sessions in Sacramento. The boutique studio is known for its family, newborn lifestyle, and high school senior portrait services via fun, relaxed, and personalized photo sessions, and potential clients can take a look at the photographer's past work on her blog, online galleries, and social media. Portrait sessions typically include an in-person consult for wardrobe and location planning, one to two hours of shooting time, and artistic editing of images, and hair and makeup services are also available for individual portraits. Lisa Smiley Photography has been seen on The Twelfth Year, Senior Year Magazine, and Modern Teen Style and in Beauty Revived and has had its work featured by the nonprofit organization, Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, on NBC's KCRA as well.

Sacramento, CA(916) 213-6753

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Shoop's Photography

Shoop's Photography is a Folsom family photo studio. Clients hire the team for family photo sessions and can choose from an all-inclusive package or create their own package based on budget and needs. Additional photo services include portrait parties, private portrait sessions, wedding photography, boudoir shoots, senior portraits, and shoots for yoga/fitness and business needs. Shoop’s Photography has won the Style Readers' Choice Award for multiple years and has been seen in Real Weddings Magazine, and interested parties can take a look at the studio's style and approach via portfolios of past work as well as the photographer's blog on the website. Various services for other photographers are also available including private studio rental, jobs as a second shooter, mentoring, and workshops.

Folsom, CA(916) 804-8578

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