Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers in
Overland Park
2017

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 Overland Park, KS.

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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.

AE Photography

AE Photography is a Kansas City business that has been serving clients for over eight years. The business offers pet, family, high school senior, child, baby, newborn, maternity, and wedding portraits. The creative fee includes up to four people and pets, outside or in-studio locations, editing and retouching and airbrushing, wardrobe consultation, three outfit changes, one to three hours for the session, and more. AE Photography offers baby memberships and there are wedding packages to choose from. The business offers custom albums and cards and provides a guarantee for sessions. Clients appreciate Robin’s helpfulness, creativity, communication, and professionalism.

Kansas City, MO(816) 423-3873

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Bill Artman Photography

Bill Artman Photography is a Lenexa business that has been serving clients for over 43 years. The business offers sessions in Kansas City, Overland Park, Lenexa, and other areas. Bill Artman Photography provides wedding photography, family photography, event photography, studio photography, and business photography. Bill Artman Photography also offers photography for birthdays, family reunions, and anniversaries. Bill is a certified professional photographer and is a member of the Professional Photographers Association of Greater Kansas City, the Professional Photographers of America, and the Kansas Professional Photographers Association. He received the Stern Award. Bill Artman Photography offers custom frames, greeting cards, photo copying and restoration, and gift cards. Clients appreciate their attention to detail, professionalism, and skill.

Lenexa, KS(913) 631-4725

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Cathryn Farley Photography

Cathryn Farley Photography is a Kansas City studio that has been serving clients for over 10 years. Cathryn specializes in editorial, fine art, and commercial photography and corporate headshots. Cathryn Farley Photography’s hours are by appointment only Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clients appreciate her professionalism, efficiency, and fun personality.

Kansas City, MO(816) 289-2224

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JPShots Photography

JPShots Photography is an Overland Park business that has more than 10 years of experience. The business offers wedding, children, family, and high school senior photography. JPShots Photography also offers commercial photography. JP has won multiple awards and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and a Bachelor of Science in Photography. Clients remark on JP’s eye and talent.

Overland Park, KS(913) 636-8530

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Kelly Kruse

Kelly Kruse is a Kansas City business that has been serving clients for over four years. The business offers corporate headshots, fashion photography, artist headshots, actor and musician headshots, as well as food and lifestyle photography. Corporate headshots are available for individuals, small teams of up to five people, and large teams. There is an option to have a storytelling shoot at the workplace. Kelly has a studio but will also come to clients for sessions. She also provides design and branding services to artists and small business owners. Kelly is also an artist whose work is with national and international private and corporate collectors.

Kansas City, MO(712) 539-0252

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Mariam Saifan Photography

Mariam Saifan Photography is an Overland Park business that offers wedding and portrait photography. The business offers event sessions, portrait sessions, wedding photography, and wedding videography. Mariam Saifan Photography appears on The Indian Wedding Site, The Muslim Travel Girl Blog, the Big Fat Indian Wedding, and the Basic Invite. Clients appreciate Mariam’s professionalism, friendliness, passion, and talent.

Overland Park, KS(913) 485-5654

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Maxxum Photography

Maxxum Photography is a Kansas City business that specializes in high school senior photography. A make-up artist provides airbrushed make-up for the females along with high-end clothes and accessories. Maxxum Photography provides sportraits for the males. Sessions are in studio and on location and can last four to five hours. The sessions come with a consultation and the basic session includes an hour in the studio, help with styling, make-up and hair, three outfits, 20 to 25 proofs, and a viewing session. The premier session is three hours on location and in studio and includes make-up and hair, unlimited outfits, help with styling, access to a personal assistant, sportraits, 50 to 60 proofs to choose from, and a viewing session. Maxxum Photography is a Hot 100 Recipient in 2015 and 2016. Clients remark on the quality photographs, their creativity, and the fun experience.

Kansas City, MO(816) 260-1060

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Melissa Sigler Photography

Melissa Sigler Photography is an Overland Park business that has been serving clients for over five years. The business provides wedding photography and shoots engagement photos in places such as Brookside, Gladstone, Prairie Village, Leawood, Liberty, Fairway, Lees Summit, Olathe, and Lenexa. Hourly service is available for elopements and small weddings. Melissa travels for destination weddings and has specials for one or two per year. Melissa Sigler Photography also offers senior portraits and sportraits. Melissa’s work has appeared on Borrowed and Blue, The Knot, Desiree Hartsock, and other wedding blogs. Clients remark on her talent, flexibility, attention to detail, and personality.

Overland Park, KS(785) 218-1175

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Morgan Lang Photography

Morgan Lang Photography is an Overland Park business that provides birth and family photography and serves Lenexa, Kansas City, and Overland Park. Family portraits take place on location and last for an hour. There is a mixture of 25+ documentary/lifestyle shots and posed shots and clients receive a print release. The belly to baby package consists of an on-location maternity/family session and a newborn session in the client’s home within the baby’s first 10 days. Clients receive 25+ images and a print release. The baby’s first year package consists of three sessions either on location or in home. Images are downloadable and clients receive a print release. Morgan Lang Photography is a member of the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers. Clients remark on Morgan’s responsiveness, talent, attention to detail, and quick turnaround.

Overland Park, KS(913) 449-2827

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Nagel Portraits

Nagel Portraits is a Kansas City business that provides portrait and wedding photography. The business also provides engagement photography and offers wedding packages. Mark and Katherine Nagel are a husband and wife team and both photograph weddings, and Mark also provides commercial photography. He attended Brooks Institute where he studied advertising photography. Katherine also shoots portraits including family, children, maternity, and babies. Clients appreciate their professionalism, dedication, creativity, and flexibility.

Kansas City, MO(805) 836-2435

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Pichakoi Photography LLC

Pichakoi Photography LLC is an Olathe business that serves the Kansas City Metro Area, Eastern Missouri, and Lawrence. The business specializes in event, newborn, ethnic wedding, and portrait and glamour portrait photography. Portrait sessions are for high school seniors, newborns, families, corporate headshot, and corporate events. Pichakoi Photography LLC also photographs engagements and weddings. Arooj Ashraf is the CEO and photographer and Manny Shaffie is the CFO and photographer. They customize sessions to clients’ needs. Pichakoi Photography LLC offers keepsakes and products. Clients remark on their work ethic, flexibility, and professionalism.

Olathe, KS(913) 730-6875

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Sandy Hong Photography

Sandy Hong Photography is a photography studio that produces contemporary, captivating images of women throughout the Overland Park area. Owner Sandy Hong is known for her expertise in boudoir photography and dedicates her work to celebrating women of all shapes, sizes, body types, and ages through empowering, well-crafted images. Past subjects speak highly about Sandy’s exceptional talent and passion for photography.

Overland Park, KS

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Strauss Peyton Portrait Gallery

Strauss Peyton Portrait Gallery is an Overland Park business that has been serving clients for over 100 years. The business provides bridal, children, family, high school senior, and business portrait photography. Products Strauss Peyton Portrait Gallery offers include watercolor portraits, Florentine portraits, renaissance portraits, and masterwork canvas portraits. Mark Braswell has owned the business for over 38 years and he has a Camera Craftsman degree and a Master of Photography. He has conducted seminars in Japan, Europe, and the United States. Studio hours are Tuesday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday by appointment.

Overland Park, KS(913) 649-1595

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The Kelly Gallery

The Kelly Gallery is an Overland Park business that has been serving clients for over 24 years. Kelly Daniels’ specialty is wedding, children, and family portrait art. The sessions take place on 10 acres of grounds which feature fields, forests, gardens, a dock, a pond, a gazebo, and ducks. A professional photographer for over 30 years, Kelly’s work has appeared in Kansas City Homes and Gardens, Kansas City Home Design magazine, Midwest Living magazine, and others. The Kelly Gallery offers a free consultation. Clients remark on her talent, patience, and generosity.

Overland Park, KS(913) 897-7340

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Van Deusen Photography

Van Deusen Photography is an Olathe business that photographs people and pets. The business offers baby, children, family, and high school senior portraits, pawtraits, engagement and bride and groom sessions, commercial and business sessions, and headshots. Van Deusen Photography also offers copy and restoration services and paintings. Gift certificates are available. Owner Lori McMillan-Hahn has won awards from the Professional Photographer’s Association of Greater Kansas City. Her work has appeared in Kansas City Magazine, The Knot, New York Times, and Kansas City Wedding Magazine. Clients remark on their patience and way with animals.

Olathe, KS(816) 822-9100

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