Best Portrait Photographers in Torrance

Why These Portrait Photographers?

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

Dawson and Associates Photography

Dawson and Associates Photography has been dedicated to providing extensive and high-quality services to people throughout Southern California for more than three decades. Lead photographer Steve Dawson has photographed people from all strides of life – from world-famous celebrities, to Fortune 50 businesses, to individual families. He personalized approach and understanding of human nature puts people at ease, resulting in powerful and authentic images. He specializes in many different niches of portraits, business and motosports photography, including senior portraits, family portraits, sports banners, executive portraits, military miniatures, publicity, and much more. Dawson has employed his experience to lead photography teams at major events. He has won the Aurora Award four times, as well as other industry awards.

Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274


Erin Shimazu Photography

Erin Shimazu received her Bachelor of Arts in fine arts and has trained at Art Center College of Design, Otis College of Art and Design, Santa Monica College, and UCLA. With a love of photography as well as art, she has photographed weddings and created portraits for nearly ten years. Shimazu’s services include wedding photography, international destination wedding photography, engagement sessions, portrait sessions, event photography, and hula sessions. Also available, Shimazu will custom print and design albums, and matte and frame final prints. Believing it is important to find the right photographer, Shimazu recommends meeting with clients before scheduling services.

Los Angeles, CA 90045