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Best Portrait Photographers in Sacramento
2021

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Sacramento 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.

Read more about our selection process

Audrey Perez Photography

Audrey Perez Photography takes outdoor or studio photos of expecting mothers, newborns, kids, families, seniors, and engaged couples. The business provides add-on services including professional makeup application, hair styling, and extra shooting time. Clients give positive feedback for the studio's fun photoshoots and quality photos.

El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

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Brenda Bisharat Photography

Brenda Bisharat Photography is run by an award-winning photographer who has been shooting portraits for more than 25 years. The business, based in Gold River, shoots photos of newborns, kids, families, and high school seniors. Brenda Bisharat is a member of Professional Photographers of Sacramento Valley, Professional Photographers of America, the International Registry of Children's Photographers, and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. The photographer also volunteers her talent for Moment by Moment and Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.

Gold River, CA 95670

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Debbie Thompson Photography

Debbie Thompson Photography has been shooting portraits for more than 15 years. The photography studio's portrait packages include high-resolution photos, an online photo gallery, and complimentary travel within the greater Sacramento area. The business' add-on options include makeup and hair styling, proofs on a USB drive, custom proof albums, gallery wrapped canvas, and custom designed cards. Debbie Thompson is a member of Professional Photographers of America and has won the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award.

Rocklin, CA 95677

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Elite Image

The principal photographer for Elite Image has been shooting photos for more than 15 years. The Sacramento photography studio specializes in capturing corporate headshots. The business prints products including banners, posters, displays, apparel, prints, fine art prints, and canvas prints. Clients have praised Elite Image for its beautiful, creative work and accommodating, flexible, and reasonable photographer.

Sacramento, CA 95818

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John Decker Photography

John Decker Photography provides portrait photography services for editorial, commercial, and personal clients. The Pulitzer Prize-nominated photographer has more than 20 years of photography experience and has worked as the personal photographer for Governer Arnold Schwartzenegger. John Decker's work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Time, USA Today, the Associated Press, Bloomberg News, and other publications.

Sacramento, CA 95818

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Luke Is the Blacksheep

Luke Is the Blacksheep captures lifestyle portraits, high school senior portraits, professional headshots, and any other kind of portrait. The Woodland photography studio also shoots photos of engagements, weddings, families, kids, and costume portraits. The company's standard photoshoots last up to 90 minutes and include digital images of the edited photos on a CD or delivered digitally. Clients say that the photographer provides a welcoming and friendly service.

Woodland, CA 95776

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Nadeen Flynn Photography

Nadeen Flynn Photography specializes in senior, teen, and tween portraits on location. The Rio Oso business also shoots family portraits, still life photos, and landscape photos. Nadeen Flynn runs personalized mentoring programs for aspiring photographers. Clients have praised the photography studio for its fun photoshoots and talented photographer who captures beautiful, distinctive shots.

Rio Oso, CA 95674

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Stacey Doyle Photography

Stacey Doyle Photography is a Sacramento based business that provides high-end product, branding, headshots, and portraits. Stacey has been in business for over 20 years and loves to create compelling and dynamic images that tell a story. Her main focus is creating artful and engaging visual content, especially for small businesses and entrepreneurs. She offers in house, contactless studio sessions as well as physically distant, on-location photo sessions.

Sacramento, CA 02860

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Treasured Moments Photography

Based in Elk Grove, California, Treasured Moments Photography provides personalized photo sessions on location throughout the greater Sacramento area. Treasured Moments Photography can offer services to a variety of events but typically specialize in the areas of senior portraits, children's sessions, newborns, family portraits, engagements, weddings, and real estate photos. However, Treasured Moments is not limited to these services and is available for all kinds of special occasions, events, fundraisers, parties, or conventions. The owner of Treasure Moments understands the sincerity and sentimentality of portraits and has allowed families to pay a sitting fee which includes a physical drive of the pictures taken and the authorization to print them at any time as needed. This, in turn, avoids buying expensive packages only to have wasted photos without use.

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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