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Best Family Photographers in New York, NY

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PhotoStory Collections

193 Fenimore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225 Rating

Why choose this provider?

PhotoStory Collections is a photography studio in New York City that specializes in family photography. The studio specializes in photos with a timeless, contemporary style, and portraits that capture memories and milestones. Clients have a choice whether to do motherhood photos, family photos, or even generational photos with the grandparents. PhotoStory Collections works with their clients to style their session, from lighting choices to wardrobe and even to set design. The studio also provides guidance and tips on how the photography session will go.

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Miriam Dubinsky Photography serves the documentation needs of people in and around New York City. Its owner and photographer, Miriam, offers family portrait services to help clients capture their special moments together. She conducts photography sessions in her natural light studio or the comfort of her customers' homes. She works closely with families during the planning stage to discuss details about their clothing and location preferences. Miriam also provides newborn, maternity, and lifestyle photography services.

6803 Boulevard East, Guttenberg, NJ 07093 Rating

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Viktoria Jonas Photography offers family photography services to clients in New York City. The studio is operated by Victoria, a photographer born in Hungary who came to the USA at age 31. She graduated as a professional photographer in NYIP in 2017 and has continued to sharpen her skills in the industry. Viktoria offers a wide range of services, including portraits, weddings, and pregnancy photography. She is also a fan of location portraits and takes delight in hearing back from her clients.

301 W 118th St, New York, NY 10026 Rating

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5.0 (4)

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YOURCHERISH PHOTOGRAPHY is a New York City-based studio that specializes in creating beautiful portraits for families, expectant mothers, and newborn babies. Its services are tailored to meet the unique preferences and customization requests of each client. A selection of fabrics, props, and outfits is available in the studio that can be used during the session. YOURCHERISH PHOTOGRAPHY provides a fine-art photography style that strives to capture the essence of clients' personalities and emotions. Its owner, Olga Zinner, is a fine-art photographer and a member of the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers.

Compare our Top Family Photographers

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PhotoStory Collections
193 Fenimore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Miriam Dubinsky Photography
New York, NY
Viktoria Jonas Photography
6803 Boulevard East, Guttenberg, NJ 07093
301 W 118th St, New York, NY 10026


  • 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.