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Best Portrait
Photographers in
Colorado Springs
2019

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Colorado Springs, CO.

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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.

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Aetherial Photography

Aetherial Photography, a licensed and insured business in Colorado Springs, offers maternity, child, newborn, family, and portrait photography, specializing in outdoor locations with natural light. This studio offers a range of packages for any and all occasions and offers a 10 percent discount for members of the military, police officers, and firefighters. Those who refer another customer also receive this discount. Aetherial Photography donates session packages to families of terminally ill children.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 425-8877

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Candid Keepsakes Photography

Located in Colorado Springs, Candid Keepsakes Photography specializes in weddings and family portraits. This studio is run by a team of professionals with more than 10 years of experience and a passion for building client relationships and capturing each family's heritage. Session fees start at $149. Each portrait session includes a personal planning consultation, the portrait session (60 to 90 minutes), and professional editing for a minimum of 30 images. Various print packages are also available.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 213-8693

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Captured Moments Photography

Captured Moments Photography in Colorado Springs, established in 2001, specializes in timeless maternity, newborn, family, and senior graduation portraits. Founder Wendy Schicktanz has been recognized by the Professional Photographers of Colorado, including First Place Honors for High School Senior Portrait and Children’s Portrait. Her work has been featured in the Loan Collection Books and in the Professional Photographer magazine. She is certified by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), with a specialty certification for high school senior photography, and affiliated with the Professional Photographers of Colorado (PPC).

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 590-8826

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Connor Hibbs Photography

Located in Colorado Springs, Connor Hibbs Photography specializes in gorgeous modern portraiture that stands out from the crowd. He never charges a session fee, instead allowing his photos to speak for themselves as clients may purchase only those images they are completely thrilled with. Hibbs offers a free consultation where potential customers can learn more about what to expect. He's available for headshots, portraits, senior photos, families, couples, and weddings.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 225-2125

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Creative Expressions Cards and Photography

Located in Colorado Springs, Creative Expressions Cards and Photography specializes in high school graduation portraits, family photos, weddings, and sports photography that make memories come to life. Creative Expressions was named as one of the 2015 best photographers in Denver by Thumbtack. In addition to photography, this company offers homemade greeting cards. They offer a 20 percent discount for first-time customers, a 10 percent discount for returning customers, and a $10 discount for those who refer a friend.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 337-5207

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Jen Lints Photography

Jen Lints Photography specializes in newborn, maternity, and family portraits for customers throughout the Colorado Springs area, striving to capture the personalities and moments that make life special. Clients can choose from a variety of portrait packages. The lifestyle collection, ideal for maternity, family, newborn, and child photo shoots, includes a two-hour shoot in any area location, custom editing, and 100 to 150 professional photos with full print rights. Individualized pricing is available for wedding coverage.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 646-9931

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Kate's Lens Photography

Kate's Lens Photography is a Colorado Springs wedding and portrait studio with a romantic, free-spirited organic style. Photographer Kate Carlton travels throughout the world to cover destination weddings. Her work has been featured in magazines and websites such as Offbeat Bride, Rocky Mountain Bride, DIY Weddings Magazine, the Colorado Springs Gazette, and The Bump. Engagement, maternity, and lifestyle sessions come in three levels with either 10, 20, or 30 final edited images. Carlton also offers maternity, birth, and bump to baby collections.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 238-5959

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Katherine Marie Photography

Katherine Marie Photography specializes in magazine-style portraits and personal branding. Every session is a one-of-a-kind luxury experience, with custom styling by world-class makeup artists and the photographer's extensive knowledge of master posing techniques. Sessions start at $275 in studio and $325 on location; all packages include design session, professional hair and makeup, guided photo shoot with several wardrobe changes, light hors d'oeuvres, comprehensive professional retouching, and reveal and ordering session.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 963-5862

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Marcie Runnells Photography

Marcie Runnells Photography specializes in classic, timeless portrait photography with a modern flair for weddings, senior graduation photos, professional headshots, and sports. Family portraits start at $175 for a 45-minute shoot or $225 for a two-hour shoot, recommended for large families and those with multiple generations or wardrobe changes. Customers can purchase either digital files or prints and will never be subject to high-pressure sales tactics. Runnells prides herself on making photography a fun, professional experience for her clients.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 660-5410

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Michael Waller Photography

Michael Waller Photography, located in Colorado Springs, specializes in portraits, sports photography, headshots, concerts, landscapes, and wildlife. Waller is a member of Professional Photographers of America and industry group Headshot Crew, where he recently received the Headshot of the Week designation. Waller has been in business since 2011.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 896-4521

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Personality Portraits, Inc.

Personality Portraits, Inc. strives to provide clients with a fun, memorable experience while capturing their individual personalities. On location photo shoots are available throughout the Colorado Springs area, with creative, off-the-beaten-path locations encouraged. Customers say that their albums from Personality Portraits are priceless treasures, and praise the artist's creativity and ability to portray the joy in the human spirit.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 291-5545

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Photographs by Gwen

Located in Colorado Springs, Photographs by Gwen specializes in vintage-style wedding photos with timeless appeal. Photographer Gwendolyn Durma strives to build a lasting relationship with each customer, documenting the growth of their love and their families. Wedding packages start at $1,250, and customers can get a stackable discount of $50 off any package for every friend or family member they refer. Engagement, sweet 16, and portrait sessions are also available.

Colorado Springs, CO (845) 476-0783

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Simone Vision Photography

Located in Colorado Springs, Simone Vision Photography specializes in dramatic, evocative portraits. Photographer Simone Severo has more than 20 years of industry experience and challenges herself with each shoot to experiment with new ideas and uses of light and location. Specialties include portraits for maternity, newborns, families, and high-school seniors. Severo also teaches photography workshops and serves as a mentor for those new to the profession.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 963-0481

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Steve Willis Photo

Steve Willis Photo in Colorado Springs specializes in creative, bold engagement and wedding photos as well as high school graduation portraits. Founder Willis is a fine art photographer who strives to use light to illuminate the beauty in his subjects. He offers a range of packages for weddings and senior portraits, black-and-white natural light newborn sessions, and both full and mini family portrait sessions.

Colorado Springs, CO (719) 220-0990

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