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Best Family Photographers in St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg, FL

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5.0 (22)
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5.0 (9)
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5.0 (7)

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Alt Photography offers service packages to clients in St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas. As a traveling photography business, Alt conducts sessions for families, soon-to-be moms, and newborns at clients' chosen locations. The company also covers wedding ceremonies and intimate elopements. In 2020, Alt added videography services to its offerings. Owner and lead photographer Amanda Graham started her career in Pennsylvania. Amanda relocated to Florida, where she honed her skills while capturing beachside weddings and scenic views.

2300 26th Street North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33713

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4.9 (42)
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5.0 (4)

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Kamila's Photography is a portrait studio located in St. Petersburg. It captures images like pregnancy and welcoming a new addition to the family, that will serve as future heirlooms. The packages offered include a shoot design consultation, magazine-style photo edits, and access to an in-studio wardrobe with draping fabrics, silks, and maternity gowns. Hair and makeup services, high-quality prints, framed collections, and gallery wraps are also available. Additionally, photographer Kamila takes glam and boudoir portraits.

4760 East Bay Dr., Clearwater, FL 33764

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4.7 (56)
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4.9 (15)

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Tracy Gabbard Photography takes family portraits for clients in St. Petersburg. Tracy uses her photography skills in helping families preserve precious memories. She takes group photos of parents with their kids or just the kids alone. Part of her portfolio are newborn, first birthday, and maternity photography pieces. Tracy served as a former teacher, director, and owner in the preschool industry for over 20 years before becoming a dedicated photographer. She uses her preschool experience in dealing with clients in every photography session.

St. Petersburg, FL

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5.0 (31)
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5.0 (2)

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Kyle Fleming Photography caters to clients in St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas. Its photographer, Kyle Fleming, offers portrait sessions for families, children, and mothers in their preferred locations or venues, such as parks and beaches. He also provides photo coverage for elopements and all-day weddings. The photographer has worked for a diverse clientele, including Captain Morgan, Scope Art Miami, and IndyCar, as well as professional athletes. Fleming is a member of the Professional Photographers of America.

2901 Beach Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707

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4.9 (60)
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5.0 (39)
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5.0 (2)

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LightHeart Photography captures the special moments of families, LGBTQ+ couples, real estate property owners, and high school seniors in and around St. Petersburg. Its family photography sessions last up to one hour within one location, and its package includes electronically delivered images, minor edits, and an online gallery. It documents families' special celebrations, from engagement to wedding events. The studio also provides real estate, fantasy, and pet portraits. Owner and founder Dorothy Smith has been working in the industry for more than 20 years.

8581 Magnolia Dr, Seminole, FL 33777

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4.9 (47)
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4.9 (27)

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Fishy Face Photography takes photos of families in the St. Petersburg metro. Photographer and owner Tiffany Feger helps preserve family moments, from welcoming a newborn to witnessing their graduation rites. She also loves to document the lifestyles of families, friends, and pets to narrate stories. As an advocate for female empowerment, she helps promote women-led businesses by showcasing their journey through portraits. Tiffany started her career as a traditional photographer before launching her digital photography company in 2010.

3941 5th Ave N,, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

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5.0 (29)
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5.0 (7)
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5.0 (1)

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Maddock Photography helps families in the St. Petersburg metro make memories last through portraits. It offers in-studio and outdoor family portrait sessions for kids and adults. Master photographer Ray Bassett has five decades of experience capturing family interactions in both posed and relaxed styles. Clients who need their portraits taken for business or immigration purposes are welcome. The studio also caters to commercial and event photography needs, including photobooths and greenscreens for weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs.

2701 5th Ave S, Studio A, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

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5.0 (210)
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4.9 (57)
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5.0 (8)

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Thee Photo Ninja is a professional photographer based in St. Petersburg, Florida. It provides an extensive range of services for families who want their portraits taken. Owner and photographer Steven Le walks clients through the selection process after the shoot to help them select the photos that fit them best. He has had award-winning photographs featured in the Museum of Fine Arts, Men's Health Magazine, Lululemon, New York Times, national publications, and travel sites. Thee Photo Ninja also offers photography workshops and lessons.

6741 Willits Ave, New Port Richey, FL 34655

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5.0 (20)

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Rebecca Newman Photography has been taking family photos for clients in St. Petersburg since 2013. For clients who need modeling instructions, Rebecca assists with wardrobe and hair styling. Her photography studio is equipped with backdrops and lighting options. Besides family pictures, she photographs portraits, maternity and newborn, elopements, engagements, and weddings. Rebecca started off as a hobbyist photographer before pursuing it as a full-time career in 2013. In 2020, Rebecca Newman Photography branched off to the Candy Colored Clicks, a new home studio.

5100 78th Ave N., Ste #2, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

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5.0 (144)
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5.0 (3)

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Jonathan Fanning is a portrait photographer serving clients throughout St. Petersburg and the surrounding cities. He offers photography services to help families cherish their memories. He also allows clients and their loved ones to conduct photography sessions on beaches or parks. In addition to family photography, Fanning serves individuals or couples needing maternity, wedding, and engagement sessions. Fanning holds a certificate in commercial photography. He is also available to provide headshot photos for real estate agents.

Dunedin, FL 34698

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5.0 (57)
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4.3 (11)

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Grecco Photography offers family portraits for clients in St. Petersburg and its surrounding areas. Beach photo sessions are its specialty, but it also conducts family portraits in the park. The company's packages include high-resolution and fully edited digital photos that are ready for download days after the shoot. Each session can last for an hour, 45 minutes, or half an hour. The team at Grecco Photography suggests a variety of poses and different combinations of the client's family group, including grandparents, if they are available.

Tampa Bay, FL 33621

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5.0 (27)
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5.0 (17)

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McNeile Photography shoots family portraits, serving clients in St. Petersburg. Arron, the studio's lead photographer, specializes in adventurous photoshoots, taking pictures from beaches to mountains. He keeps photo sessions simple by connecting with clients and creating a light and fun atmosphere, which enables him to capture timeless candid shots. Arron's inspiration to pursue his practice hearkens back to 2014 during his film studies. He produces analog films and video trailers for social media posting as he embraces traditional and modern photography.

Tampa, FL 33592

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Corner House Photography is a team of professionals that captures the love stories of couples in the St. Petersburg area. The team of photographers takes pictures of individual guests, groups, and bridal parties during weddings. They shoot formal studio portraits with a blend of posed and candid shots. They also provide studio photography sessions for families. Corner House Photography's images have been published in magazines such as The Knot, Southern Celebrations, and Hyatt Grand Times.

4075 16th St N,, St. Petersburg, FL 33703

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4.7 (89)
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4.8 (28)

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Moorman Photographics is a full-service photography studio that caters to clients in St. Petersburg. The locally owned business takes family portraits in or out of the studio. It consults with clients about the look they want and allows them to pick the best images to be enhanced and finalized as heirloom images worth keeping for years. Its photographer, Rob, has a Florida Degree of Photographic Excellence. He and his wife, Tina, are active contributors to The American Cancer Society and Ronald McDonald House.

St. Petersburg, FL

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5.0 (35)
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5.0 (22)

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Christina Louise Photography caters to clients in St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas. It offers a variety of photography services, including family and maternity sessions. The package includes a full gallery of more than 40 fine art digital images and session props such as flowy dresses and baby outfits. Studio owner and photographer Christina Louise is passionate about turning intimate moments of her clientele into lasting memories through images. She also photographs newborns and baby milestones.

St. Petersburg, FL

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5.0 (28)

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Jaimi Laine offers photography services to people in St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas. She specializes in capturing special moments and connections that celebrate life through family, newborn, and child photography, as well as maternity and lifestyle sessions. Her services are available for indoor or outdoor photoshoot locations. In addition, she offers wedding photography, senior portraits, and branding headshots. Her photography packages include at least 30 edited images with printing rights and customizable photo sessions.

3135 1st Ave. North Suite 12255, Riverview, FL 33701

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5.0 (51)
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5.0 (36)
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5.0 (1)

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Amber Yonker Photography caters to clients in and around St. Petersburg. It offers family and couples portrait sessions, which come with edited images and printing rights. The final gallery is sent to clients within two to three weeks after the session. Packages for wedding photography are also available. Amber Yonker, the studio's photographer, views herself as a photographic journalist for her passion for documenting love stories. She places great value on her clients' comfort, confidence, and ease in front of the camera.

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FAQs

  • Introduction

    A family photographer is a skilled professional who uses artistic ability and a camera to take pictures of families. These professionals use photography equipment and photo editing software to create visually pleasing images of small and large family groups.

    You can have this type of photo taken when welcoming a new family member, such as when a baby is born or a child is adopted. You can have family photos taken annually to show how fast your children are growing or to commemorate an annual event or favorite holiday.

    Additionally, you can choose the type of setting and fashions that best fit your lifestyle for these photos. You can be as formal or casual as you like and have the pictures taken indoors or outside to suit your family’s preferences.
  • What is family photography?

    Family photography is taking pictures of groups of family members. These can be small groups of immediate family members or large groups that include members of your extended family. Settings can involve casual or formal events that are held indoors or outdoors.

  • Why do you need family photos?

    Family photos create a visual record of your family. These photos can create memories for you to cherish for a lifetime. Family photos also make way for future generations of your family to feel connected to you and your family.

  • What do family photographers do?

    Family photographers help you choose a visually interesting setting. They also typically manage lighting to help your photos come out looking bright and easy to see. These photographers may work in a studio that you visit, or they can also sometimes come to a location you choose.

  • Why do people get family portraits?

    People get family portraits to display at home and to share with loved ones. The photos can be used to commemorate the birth of a new family member and also be used to show how much family members change over the years.

  • How long should a family photo shoot last?

    A family photo shoot can be as short as half an hour or take as long as a couple of hours. Things that affect the amount of time it takes to complete a family photo shoot include the number of outfit changes and background settings you want.

  • How many pictures are in a session?

    The number of proofs you get from a family photo session varies based on the package you choose to buy. However, it’s common for a family photographer to provide a client with 35 to 60 images per session.

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