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Best Family Photographers in Hartford, CT

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Hartford Family 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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51 Gilbert Road, Newington, CT 06111

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4.0 (77)
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5.0 (66)

Why choose this provider?

The Flash Lady Photography is a studio that serves clients in Hartford. Photographer Kristin Vacca conducts family picture sessions in the studio or on location for small families. She specializes in newborn photos, milestones for babies and children, and holiday experiences. Kristin also offers professional headshots and special events. Being one in a set of quadruplets makes her enjoy working with newborns and multiples. She is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and the National Association of Professional Child Photographers.

70 Granby Drive, Madison, CT 06443

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5.0 (53)
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5.0 (46)
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5.0 (7)

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Catherine King Photography is a family, maternity, and newborn photography business serving clients in Hartford. Its service approach includes consultations to learn about the clients' goals and expectations for the session, as well as to answer any questions they may have. It provides services both on location and studio services. Photographers can also accommodate modifications in plans in the event of an emergency. Owner and photographer Catherine King has been working with families for over eight years.

44 Depot Rd, Coventry, CT 06238

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5.0 (241)
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5.0 (234)
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5.0 (10)

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Melissa Hartigan Photography offers family photography services to clients in Hartford and the surrounding areas. Photographer Melissa aims to capture natural, classic, and timeless photography with the small details of authentic moments in life. She also specializes in newborn, children, maternity, and senior photography. Moreover, Melissa has a cozy photography studio where her clients can feel relaxed and comfortable during the sessions. Her studio is equipped with a wide selection of props, outfits, headbands, backdrops, and maternity dresses.

1131 West Street, Southington, CT 06489

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5.0 (54)
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5.0 (34)
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5.0 (1)

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Lisa Millerick Photography is a business that serves the residents of Hartford and its surrounding areas. It offers a wide array of services, including family portrait sessions. In addition, it handles photoshoots for expectant mothers, newborns, children, and high school seniors. The studio also covers events like baby milestones, cake smashes, and dances. Its photographer, Lisa Millerick, worked as a neonatal nurse. During that time, she observed that moments between babies and their parents were seldom documented. Such realization led her to digital photography.

93 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06482

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5.0 (19)
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5.0 (6)

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Established in 2009, Kim Jaeckel Family Photography is a full-service professional studio that specializes in providing family and newborn photoshoots. Catering to the residents of Hartford and its neighboring areas, it offers photo sessions for expectant mothers, babies, and students. In addition, the business covers an assortment of events such as family reunions, parties, and school fundraisers. Kim Jaeckel, its photographer, is a member of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers and the Professional Photographers of America.

846 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119

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5.0 (60)
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5.0 (1)

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Amika Gair Photography serves Hartford individuals and families looking for a professional photographer to capture their children's childhood milestones. Its namesake owner Amika Gair specializes in newborn photography, sitters photography, maternity photoshoots, as well as children and family photography. Clients are given the alternative for the photoshoot set to be done either in Gair's studio or in their home. They do not need to bring anything as Gair will provide the props necessary for the photoshoot.

Saybrook Road, Middletown, CT 06457

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5.0 (43)
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5.0 (40)
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3.0 (2)

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Rebecca Lynne Photography is a photo studio serving clients in and around Hartford. Rebecca Lynne is the photographer and namesake of the business offering lifestyle family photography services. Photo sessions can take place in an outdoor location or in the client's home. She also provides wedding, newborn, and maternity photography. Rebecca's style is candid, creating a space where clients feel free to be themselves without the pressure of awkward poses and fake smiles. Rebecca was featured on ABC's Good morning America.

Compare our Top Family Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
The Flash Lady Photography
51 Gilbert Road, Newington, CT 06111
Catherine King Photography
70 Granby Drive, Madison, CT 06443
Melissa Hartigan Photography
44 Depot Rd, Coventry, CT 06238
Lisa Millerick Photography
1131 West Street, Southington, CT 06489
Kim Jaeckel Family Photography
93 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06482
Amika Gair Photography
846 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119
Rebecca Lynne Photography
Saybrook Road, Middletown, CT 06457

FAQs

  • Introduction

    A family photographer is a skilled professional who uses artistic ability and a camera to take pictures of families. These professionals use photography equipment and photo editing software to create visually pleasing images of small and large family groups.

    You can have this type of photo taken when welcoming a new family member, such as when a baby is born or a child is adopted. You can have family photos taken annually to show how fast your children are growing or to commemorate an annual event or favorite holiday.

    Additionally, you can choose the type of setting and fashions that best fit your lifestyle for these photos. You can be as formal or casual as you like and have the pictures taken indoors or outside to suit your family’s preferences.
  • What is family photography?

    Family photography is taking pictures of groups of family members. These can be small groups of immediate family members or large groups that include members of your extended family. Settings can involve casual or formal events that are held indoors or outdoors.

  • Why do you need family photos?

    Family photos create a visual record of your family. These photos can create memories for you to cherish for a lifetime. Family photos also make way for future generations of your family to feel connected to you and your family.

  • What do family photographers do?

    Family photographers help you choose a visually interesting setting. They also typically manage lighting to help your photos come out looking bright and easy to see. These photographers may work in a studio that you visit, or they can also sometimes come to a location you choose.

  • Why do people get family portraits?

    People get family portraits to display at home and to share with loved ones. The photos can be used to commemorate the birth of a new family member and also be used to show how much family members change over the years.

  • How long should a family photo shoot last?

    A family photo shoot can be as short as half an hour or take as long as a couple of hours. Things that affect the amount of time it takes to complete a family photo shoot include the number of outfit changes and background settings you want.

  • How many pictures are in a session?

    The number of proofs you get from a family photo session varies based on the package you choose to buy. However, it’s common for a family photographer to provide a client with 35 to 60 images per session.