Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers
in Tampa
2018

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 Tampa, FL.

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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.

Tampa, FL(813) 766-3773

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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.

Tampa, FL(877) 249-0004

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Beth Kelly Photography

The founder of Beth Kelly Photography has more than 20 years of professional industry experience and a background in both journalism and fine art, as well as studios in both New York City and Tampa, Florida. Kelly specializes in publicity portraiture, dance, children, and corporate photography, with a photojournalistic style and a keen interest in outdoor photographs that make the most of natural light.

Largo, FL(727) 642-9009

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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.

Tampa, FL(813) 234-2583

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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(727) 543-3731

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Ivory Arrow Photography

Based in Tampa Bay, Ivory Arrow Photography is a photography and videography studio specializing in weddings, engagement, and family portraits as well as corporate and creative photography. This creative husband-and-wife photo team strives to bring magic to the special days of clients' lives. Their style is modern and natural with pops of color that serve to evoke the joy and emotion of the subjects.

Saint Petersburg, FL(727) 307-1851

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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.

Tampa, FL(813) 419-2596

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Jonathan R Photography

Jonathan R Photography provides commercial, portrait, corporate, headshot, lifestyle and editorial photography in the Tampa Bay area. He specializes in capturing images individuals who help make the community the interesting place that it is, including collections focusing on lifestyle, urban exploration, the iconic Pier 60 at Clearwater Beach, and everyday objects.

Tampa, FL(813) 767-7816

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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(954) 328-8307

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Matt Sweadner Photography

Based in Clearwater, Matt Sweadner Photography specializes in architecture, event, and commercial photography as well as personal portraiture. Sweadner strives to create client images that stand out in a sea of competition. Clients call him a fantastic photographer, a pleasure to work with, and a true artist.

Clearwater, FL(727) 697-7903

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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.

Tampa, FL(813) 968-2810

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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.

Tampa, FL(813) 435-3576

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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(727) 742-2971

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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.

Tampa, FL(813) 505-3135

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Steely Joe Studio Photography

Based in the Tampa area, Steely Joe Studio Photography specializes in weddings, portraits, high school senior graduation photos and modeling portfolios. The experienced photographers strive to create images that reflect the unique personality of the subjects. They offer a range of wedding and portrait packages along with custom album design.

Tampa, FL(501) 681-2928

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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.

Tampa, FL(727) 637-4238

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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.

Tampa, FL(813) 469-4021

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