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Best Family Photographers in Andover, MA

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38 Andover Street, Andover, MA 01810 Rating

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5.0 (207)
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5.0 (29)

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Crabapple Photography is operated by Kate, a family photographer providing her services in the Andover area. Kate has been capturing the candid moments of a family since 2009. She has a cozy studio where she conducts most of her sessions and photographs on location according to the client's preference. Kate assists clients throughout the planning process, from picking out the outfit to choosing the best prints and photos. She also specializes in newborns, children, maternity, and cake smash photography.

194 North Street, North Reading, MA 01864 Rating

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4.0 (26)
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Diana Sechrist Photography seeks to create images that beautifully capture motherhood and family moments. Diana serves the Andover area and caters to maternity and newborn photoshoots as well as parenthood portraits. Diana's studio has a wide selection of props intended to ensure comfort and aesthetic appeal. In addition to studio-based sessions, Diana also handles outdoor photoshoots. Diana's work has been displayed at local hospitals and recognized by publications such as the Boston Globe and Photography Magazine.

215 Hickory Hill Road, North Andover, MA 01845 Rating

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5.0 (14)
5.0 (5)

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Mattie's Studio provides photography services to the Andover area. Mattie Simas is a documentary and portrait photographer. Photography services she provides include portraits, maternity and newborn, corporate headshots, and weddings. Simas's photo sessions include indoor studio portraits and outdoor portraits. Sessions include family, lifestyle, couples, and single-person. Simas has over 10 years of experience in photography. Her wedding photography appeared in Southern New England Weddings Magazine and BRIDES.

29 Houston Avenue, Methuen, MA 01844 Rating

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5.0 (8)

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Sarah Jordan Photography provides family photography services to clients in Andover. Sarah Jordan is a lifestyle photographer who specializes in natural light photography, capturing images of people using the sun as a light source. She also offers holiday and indoor Easter mini sessions featuring children in their Easter costumes. Real and stuffed animals can also accompany children in these photography sessions. Although Sarah is based in Boston, she travels to Cape Cod, New York, and Los Angeles for sessions.

324 Berry Street, North Andover, MA 01845 Rating

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5.0 (6)
5.0 (3)
5.0 (1)

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Ed Pedi Photography is a photography studio that has served clients in Andover for almost 30 years. It specializes in family photo sessions for casual, semi-formal, and formal photoshoots with people of all cultures and backgrounds. The studio has an indoor facility with multiple backdrops and angled lighting. It also has several outdoor areas such as a gazebo, a stonewall garden, and multiple tree-lined paths. The studio's namesake, Ed Pedi, is a certified photographer and craftsman for the Professional Photographers of America, Inc.

North Andover, MA 01845 Rating

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5.0 (3)

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Sue K. Photography is operated by Sue, a photographer capturing memorable moments of families in Andover. She also specializes in portrait and wedding photography. Sue aims to help clients feel beautiful and more confident during the session. She allows them to decide what they want to wear and add their color to the image, like wearing red-hot heels and a pink scarf. Additionally, Sue loves chocolate and anything purple. In her free time, she enjoys traveling or working out on her Peloton.

Compare our Top Family Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Crabapple Photography
38 Andover Street, Andover, MA 01810
Diana Sechrist Photography
194 North Street, North Reading, MA 01864
Mattie's Studio
215 Hickory Hill Road, North Andover, MA 01845
Sarah Jordan Photography
29 Houston Avenue, Methuen, MA 01844
Ed Pedi Photography
324 Berry Street, North Andover, MA 01845
Sue K. Photography
North Andover, MA 01845


  • 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.