Best Portrait Photographers in Indianapolis

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Indianapolis Portrait Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 279 174 18

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.

Read more about our selection process

Abigail K Photography

Abigail K Photography is an on-location lifestyle and portrait photographer serving the Indianapolis Metro area. Abigail’s services range from newborn and family portraits to weddings and engagements. Past clients praise Abigail for capturing both candid and posed photos well and offering reasonable rates for beautiful work.

Indianapolis, IN 46227


Anya Albonetti Photography

Anya Albonetti Photography is an international wedding and portrait photography studio based in the Indianapolis Metro area. Anya brings a decade of experience to every fashionable, luxurious shoot. She works with families, high school seniors, models, and destination weddings. Anya’s work has been featured on Bisou Bride, Trendy Bride, The Indiana Wedding Blog, and BuzzFeed. She was also selected for the 2014 Editor’s Choice Awards by Two Bright Lights.

Indianapolis, IN 46220


Casalini Portraits

Casalini Portraits has over 40 years of photography experience, with an emphasis on expressing individuality. Based in the Indianapolis Metro area, Tom Casalini works with local, national, and international clients and focuses on master portraiture. Tom grew up in Indiana, graduated from the New York Institute of Photography, and worked as a freelance photographer before establishing his own portrait studio. Tom’s work has been influenced by the photography of Arnold Newman and Richard Avedon.

Zionsville, IN 46077


Dustin Allison Photography

Dustin Allison Photography focuses on modern wedding photography and storytelling portraits for clients in the Indianapolis Metro area. Photographer Dustin works both on-location and in the downtown Indianapolis studio. Dustin has taught photography and graphic design at Avon High School since 2006 and began his own studio in 2009. He also teaches adults through Indy Photo Coach. He books portrait sessions for newborns, families, high school seniors, and engagements. Sessions with Dustin have no time or outfit limits.

Avon, IN 46123


Esther Boston Photography

Esther Boston Photography offers commercial portrait services for clients in the Indianapolis Metro area. Esther is also a staff photographer for Pattern Magazine. Her portfolio includes tear sheets, fashion photography, and studio and environmental portraiture. Clients highly recommend Esther as professional and inviting.

Indianapolis, IN 46202


Hannah Quarcini Photography

Hannah Quarcini is a photographer operating in Indianapolis. She offers both studio and natural light portraits, and her style aims for whimsical and relaxed poses that tell a story. Hannah provides sessions for families, newborns, seniors, couples, and weddings. She also has props and location suggestions and is open to collaborating with clients on their preferences. Shoots produce digital or print images. Past clients have praised her for being professional, patient, and determined to get the right picture.

6832 Pantina Ln
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Website Instagram

Kelly Applegate Photography

Kelly Applegate Photography specializes in wedding and portrait photography for Indianapolis-area clients. The photographer’s experience includes working with models, seniors, families, and commercial clients in all types of locations. Kelly enjoys meeting new people and visiting new locations. Past clients praise working with Kelly for his personable attitude, good character, and care for clients. They also recommend him for his consistently high-quality photos.

Noblesville, IN 46060


Kenneth Bland Photography

Kenneth Bland Photography specializes in portrait shoots for clients in the Indianapolis Metro area. Kenneth serves families, high school seniors, and business professionals. Instead of paying a session fee, clients pay a deposit towards ordering images. Kenneth guarantees a refund if clients are unsatisfied with their images after the portrait session.

Brownsburg, IN 46112


Lissa Smith Photos

The Indianapolis-based studio, Lissa Smith Photos, is a family photography business founded in 2015. The photographer focuses on emotive picture taking, such as candid moments and genuine expressions, capturing connections between family members for authentic photos. Clients receive a digital gallery of edited images with the ability to print for personal use. She offers heirloom photo sessions indoors or outside, and they can be scheduled prior to sunset. Lissa Smith consistently reaches the top 10% award in Shoot & Share competitions.

7420 Jewel Ln
Indianapolis, IN 46250



M.Rinaye takes in-home and on-location portrait photography for Indianapolis-area clients. Portrait sessions include an online gallery and USB loaded with copyright-released, full-resolution images. M.Rinaye replies to inquiries within 24 hours and is willing to travel. Photographer Maike has a decade of professional experience.

Indianapolis, IN 46220


Malmo Photography

Malmo Photography has over 10 years of professional experience and focuses on natural light, lifestyle photos in the greater Indianapolis area. Photographer Mallory offers clients pre-session consultations, private online galleries of images, personalized location scouting, and outfit suggestions. Clients praise Malmo Photography for exceeding their expectations and providing personalized, flexible service.

Indianapolis, IN 46204


Molly Connor Photography

Molly Connor Photography takes storytelling photos for weddings, engagements, and portrait clients in the Indianapolis Metro area. Molly Connor offers family, lifestyle, and senior photo collections with a two-hour photo session, online sharing and downloading gallery, and print package. Clients can also schedule mini-sessions for family photos.

Carmel, IN 46032


Seegull Media

Seegull Media has expertise in design, photography, and video production. His services range from event coverage to full media rebranding. Based in Indianapolis, owner Adam Sturm also books professional headshot or portrait shoots. He has previous experience taking photos for families, seniors, couples, bands, actors, dancers, schools, businesses, and infants. His portable photography studio provides both traditional backdrops with studio lighting and candid photos in natural surroundings.

Indianapolis, IN 46217


Sugar and Lace Studio

Sugar and Lace Studio takes boudoir photography for clients in the Indianapolis Metro area. Owner and lead photographer Jasmin Pickens is passionate about creating tasteful, intimate portraits of women. She also captures photos for maternity, motherhood, beauty, and fashion. Jasmin strives to empower women by making them feel beautiful. Portrait sessions include a choice of dresses and gowns, photo retouching, professional hair and makeup application, and an in-person portrait reveal and ordering session.

Indianapolis, IN 46202



WhonPhoto specializes in product, architecture, and portrait photography in the greater Indianapolis area. Owner Chris Whonsetler enjoys helping small business owners develop their visual brand for marketing and advertising. Chris also volunteers his skills and time through the Love Deeper Project in Guatemala, where Chris and his wife participate in a portrait photo ministry and Impacto’s Happy Tummies ministry.

1060 North Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Wrong city? Here are some nearby places: