Laurels

Best Portrait
Photographers in
Colorado Springs
2021

Why These Portrait Photographers?

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

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 80919

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Black Forest Photo

Black Forest Photo is a Colorado Springs wedding photography studio that specializes in weddings, portraits, boudoir, and glamor sessions. The company has featured in The Knot Weddings, Lucy Dylan Weddings, Wedding Lovely, On The Go Bride, Two Bright Lights, Colorado Weddings Magazine, and Snap Knot. The photographers have been serving the community since 1999 and guarantee couples unique and artistic photos that tell a story and capture precious moments.

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

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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 80917

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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 80920

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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 80905

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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 80918

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Kate Carlton Photography

Kate's Lens Photography is a Colorado Springs wedding and portrait studio with a romantic, free-spirited organic style. 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.

2501 W Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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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 80920

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Maria Randolph Photography

Based in Colorado Springs, Maria Randolph Photography specializes in senior high portraits as well as family portraits. Her primary goal in taking senior high portraits is to showcase students' different personalities and interests through her imagery, which results in natural and vibrant photographs. Maria Randolph provides assistance in choosing locations as well as outfits for the shoot. She also makes sure to involve her clients in the process by letting them choose their favorite photographs from the session.

4260 Star Ranch Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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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 80903

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Nikki Herman Creations

Nikki Herman Creations is a creative agency offering photography and web design services to customers in Colorado Springs. Aside from photography and web design, the agency also offers graphic design, translation, and copywriting services. The services offered by the agency are customizable depending on the needs and preferences of its clients. Its founder, Nikki Herman, is an experienced photographer, graphic designer, and web designer. She also has a double major in Spanish and Anthropology.

10075 Raptor Loop
Peyton, CO 80831

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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 80909

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Rebecca Kuhn Photography

Rebecca Kuhn Photography is a portrait photographer serving the greater Colorado Springs area and specializing in custom family, maternity, and newborn photography. Rebecca Kuhn works patiently to provide a relaxed and fun session. She especially delights in photographing newborns and will safely pose them during a customized in-home newborn session. Rebecca also photographs a select number of weddings each year at a new event center located east of Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs, CO 80808

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Simone Vision Photography

Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Simone Vision Photography specializes in dramatic, evocative portraits. Photographer Simone Severo has more than 20 years of industry experience, and her specialties include beauty portraits, high-school seniors, and personal branding headshots. She is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and Professional Photographers Guild of Colorado Springs.

7 East Bijou Street, Suite 205
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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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 80920

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