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Best Portrait
in Boise

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 Boise, ID.

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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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David Ryan Photography

David Ryan Photography is the studio of photo-artist David Ryan, a highly-experienced, dedicated professional photographer with a background serving as a photojournalist for eminent publications such as the New York Times, with an eclectic background that includes serving as a photographer for the President of Mexico. He is well-versed in all forms and practices and uses only the state-of-the-art in equipment for his work. David has an impressive array of different artistic subjects in his extensive portfolio, from landscape photography to commercial work and real-estate. When it comes to portraiture, he captures elegant, unique images in either black-and-white or color.

Boise, ID (208) 853-2396


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Deborah Hardee Photography

Deborah Hardee Photography is a Boise-based photographer who draws inspiration from her visual surroundings. She specializes in lifestyle, motion, portrait, and travel photography and has worked for clients that include Bank of America, Cooking Light, the New York Times, and Architectural Record. Deborah Hardee Photography has earned a five-star overall customer rating on Google. Clients say she is a superb, creative photographer with an exquisite attention to detail. Hardee also teaches classes for aspiring photographers, including a recent workshop on lighting techniques. Those interested in hiring or learning from Hardee can contact her via email, phone, Facebook, or Instagram.

Boise, ID (208) 890-7997


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Hollenbaugh Photography

Hollenbaugh Photography Studio is located in the Boise, Idaho area and provides portrait services including senior portraits, business photos, family portraits, headshots, and more. Owned by Brad Hollenbaugh, the studio offers photography services to Eagle, Meridian, and the surrounding area. Brad received the Professional Photographer of the Year award and is also a winner of the Kodak Gallery Award three times. He received the Fuji Masterpiece Award for Excellence, too, and he has over fifteen years of experience as a photographer. Hollenbaugh Photography Studio also offers wedding photography services, including the engagement session, and event photography to the Boise area.

Boise, ID (208) 342-1112


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Image West Photography

Image West Photography is a professional wedding photographer that has been serving clients in Idaho for more than 40 years. It has two studio locations: one in Meridian and the other in Emmett. Image West Photography also covers graduations, family gatherings, high school dances, and sports events and has captured in photographs thousands of subjects over the years. The studio also offers different packages for portraits, storyboards, hero portraits, high school seniors, kids’ portraits, and school pictures. The Image West Photography website features an online portfolio to provide potential clients clear examples of the studio’s art style and recent works.

Meridian, ID (208) 888-6969


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Photography by Jamie

Photography by Jamie offers comprehensive and creative professional portraiture options for clients in Meridian, ID, and nearby Boise. The principal photographer, Jamie England, has years of both education and experience in the industry. Majoring in art and photography while a student at the University of Utah, he later became the school’s lead newspaper photographer. After college, he began a career capturing special events for clients and continued his education in digital photography classes. He specializes in weddings, engagements, portraits, quinceaneras, family reunions, and real estate photography, and provides clients with edited, cropped, high-resolution digital images on a thumb drive or DVD. Jamie gives his clients the copyright to their photos, allowing customers to print the work by whichever developer they choose. He accepts all major credit cards for services rendered and offers a free consultation by appointment.

Meridian, ID (208) 602-6571


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Samuel Marvin Photography

Samuel Marvin Photography offers creative photography services for clients in Boise and Meridian, Idaho and the surrounding areas. Samuel Marvin, the owner, and the head photographer uses his own brand of photography to provide quality photographs that are guaranteed to capture the special moments of his clients. He specializes in senior student and family portraiture photography and offers different packages for each. He is available for fashion, glamour, and athlete photo sessions, all of which include professional hair and make-up, and he also helps his clients with their yearbook photos. In addition, he is available to travel to different destinations at his clients' request. His travel package includes accommodation, transportation to and from the airport, hair, and makeup for photo sessions, and sunset beach shoots.

Meridian, ID (208) 297-5867


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Tri-Digital Group

Tri-digital Group (TDG) is an award-winning commercial photography and motion studio, located in Boise, Idaho. It is primarily operated by Greg Sims and Jim Armstrong, who lead an elite group of artists. All photographers on the team are passionate professionals, dedicated to constantly pushing the envelope. The endeavor to break through boundaries to create fresh modes of artistic expression. Photograhers are dedicated to achieving peerless results through hard work and artistic mastery. Many examples of their work are available on the website, including a blog where examples are posted, with shout-outs to clients. Themes include Yoga Girls, Glitter, Speed, Dust, Food, and Sweat. The themes provide direction for artists to pursue an outlet for creative expression, producing work that manifests passion and attention to detail.

Boise, ID (208) 433-9939


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