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Laurels

Best Portrait
Photographers
in Tampa
2020

Why These Portrait Photographers?

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

Ailyn La Torre Photography

Serving the Tampa, St. Pete, and Sarasota area, Ailyn La Torre Photography specializes in natural, romantic, timeless wedding photography and portraiture. Comprehensive wedding packages include an engagement session, consultation, two photographers at the event, online proof gallery, and edited professional-quality, high-resolution prints. La Torre's images have been featured in a range of industry publications, including The Knot, Floridian Weddings, Marry Me Tampa Bay, and many more.

Allie Serrano Portraits, LLC

Allie Serrano Portraits, LLC is a photography studio that provides renaissance-style portraits in Tampa, FL. The primary clients for the studio are families to capture family portraits, pets and their owners, and business owners looking to grow their business. The founder has over ten years of experience and has a distinct Central-European style in her work. In addition to traditional portraits, the studio runs educational workshops for aspiring photographers and runs ASP Magazine to share the stories of those she photographs. Everyone's story deserves to be told and her goal is to make sure people are not forgotten and their light shines forever.

2323 W North B St
Tampa, FL 33609

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Baby Face Portraits

Baby Face Portraits specializes in maternity, newborn, and family photos for clients in Tampa Bay, Sarasota, Orlando, and nearby areas. They offer both in-home and in-hospital newborn photography as well as the Baby Steps program that allows a client to capture their baby's entire first year of life, with four in-home photography sessions, a customized website, and a 10 percent discount on all prints and products.

Bluelane Studios

Based in Tampa, Bluelane Studios specializes in wedding portraits as well as engagement images, newborn and family portraits, and romantic boudoir photos. This studio was founded by two friends who brought together their individual studios after meeting and hitting it off. They have a five-star customer rating on their Facebook page, with customers praising their professional and talented attitude, friendly demeanor, and willingness to go above and beyond to capture amazing photos.

Edward Linsmier Photography

Edward Linsmier Photography is an editorial, commercial, and advertising photographer based in Tampa Bay. A member of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), Linsmier has had his work published in international publications including Buzzfeed, Esquire, Time, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and many more. He is available for photojournalist assignments both within Florida and in an external location.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33713

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Great Portraits

Since 2007, Great Portraits has provided professional portrait photography in the Tampa metro area. The studio offers portrait photo sessions to individuals, couples, families, graduating seniors, and business professionals. It serves locals as well as tourists wanting to capture their vacation memories in images. Great Portraits specializes in beach and outdoor photo sessions as well as videography. Customers can choose from several package plans and a-la-carte items. The studio has been featured in various publications such as eBella and Seniorologie.

970 Lake Carillon Dr
St Petersburg, FL 33716

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Jason Ludwig

Jason Ludwig is a headshot and portrait photographer based in Tampa. Within this specialization, Ludwig has developed a unique process that helps capture clients' best looks. Customers say that he's easy to work with and makes them feel completely at ease in front of the camera. Ludwig offers a range of packages for both entertainment and corporate headshots, and also offers retouching services for headshots as needed.

Kera Photography

Kera Photography is a Tampa Bay-based studio specializing in weddings, engagements, and portraits with a timeless, modern, photojournalistic approach. Customizable wedding and event packages yield approximately 100 photos for every hour of the event, all delivered in high-quality, print-ready digital versions with full copyright. Kera Photography is a completely licensed and insured business, named as a Couples' Choice Photographer 2016 by Wedding Wire.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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Lilla Bordas Portraits

Lilla Bordas Portraits is a full-service photography studio that is located in Tampa and owned and operated by Ms. Bordas, a photographer with decades of experience shooting portraits. She conducts photo shoots for dancers, using outdoor settings and indoor sets for painted style portraits. Lilla Bordas Portraits also has experience shooting professional headshots, engagement photos, and pets. She specializes in turning portraits of children and family members into individual watercolor pieces.

5905 Churchside Dr
Lithia, FL 33547

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Newsome's Studio

Newsome's Studio provides a range of photography services in the Tampa area, including child and family photos, senior graduation portraits, wedding coverage, engagement photo shoots, corporate and entertainment headshots, and passport photos. This family business was founded by Kaye Newsome, Executive Director for the Florida Professional Photographers, Inc., and Kevin Newsome, certified as a master photographer by Professional Photographers of America.

Rachelle Lynn Photography

Rachelle Lynn Photography captures lifestyle portraits of individuals and families in the Tampa, Florida, metro area. Rachelle and her team have been working together for three years and specialize in shooting children and weddings, as well as providing thorough editing services and photo planning consultations. She offers sessions for newborns, pregnant mothers, and engagements. Photo packages include at least 65 images in black and white and color, distributed in digital and print format.

1917 Okinawa Ct
Tampa, FL 33621

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Reign7 Photography

Tampa-based Reign7 Photography specializes in wedding, engagement, and portrait shoots throughout Florida and beyond, including destination weddings. This family-owned business is affiliated with Little Black Book and an approved member of The V List. They have twice been named among the Best of Weddings by The Knot magazine, and their work has been featured on Style Me Pretty. Custom packages including two photographers are designed to meet specialized customer needs.

Renee Leigh Photography

Renee Leigh Photography strives to provide professional-quality wedding photos and portraits at an affordable price to clients in the Tampa area and throughout Florida. She offers customizable wedding and portrait packages along with custom canvas, wood, metal, and other prints. Photographer Renee Camacho is also available to travel for destination wedding shoots. She has a photojournalistic approach and offers flexible coverage ranging from one to eight hours.

Palm Harbor, FL 34684

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Shannon Renee Photography

Located in Tampa, Shannon Renee Photography strives to capture ordinary yet extraordinary family moments in her portraiture, with a focus on shots taken in Florida's natural light. Her work has been featured in industry publications Rock the Shot, Beyond the Wanderlust, Lemonade & Lenses, and Light Inspired. A range of affordable packages and a la carte items are available.

That's a Pretty Picture

Based in Tampa, That's a Pretty Picture is a photography studio specializing in clever, creative photos that families will cherish for a lifetime. Founder Alisha Johnson has had her work featured on The Knot, LDS Bride, and Beyond the Wanderlust. Her fun and relaxed sessions can take place either at her studio or at a beach, park, or urban setting in the area.

Theresa Nesmith Photography

Tampa-based Theresa Nesmith Photography specializes in natural light photography, including family, graduation, and boudoir portraits. Nesmith's affordable session fees include professional hair and makeup, with high-quality print and other products sold separately. Photos are taken at either the natural light studio or at an outdoor location in Tampa. After the session, clients see all their photos at a dramatic reveal session.

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