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Best Family Photographers in Cincinnati, OH

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Cincinnati 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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3233 Triplecrown Dr, North Bend, OH 45052

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5.0 (7)

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PicSmith, run by Stacey Smith, specializes in family, newborn, and branding photography in the Cincinnati area. Stacey values the small, fleeting moments in life and creatively captures those beautiful, little details that clients will fondly look back on one day. Her goal is to preserve clients' memories so that they can simply enjoy the season they're in. With a natural, lifestyle approach to photography, Stacey thoughtfully takes care of her clients and guides them through every step of the photography process.

Cincinnati, OH

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5.0 (10)
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5.0 (10)

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Destiney Star Photography focuses on motherhood stories but generally provides maternity, birth, newborn, and family photography sessions to clients throughout the metro area of Cincinnati. Destiney is a former OB medical assistant who has always been passionate when it comes to photography. When she gave birth to her son, she switched careers and pursued what she really wanted. She now transforms mundane and authentic moments into artwork that lasts for a lifetime. For her works, Destiney has been featured in the publications Memorable Moments and Shutter UP Magazine.

Lake Ridge Court, Loveland, OH 45140

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5.0 (24)
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5.0 (9)

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Sara Jasper Photography is a family and portrait photographer working with customers in and around the Loveland area, including Cincinnati. The business accommodates customers on their desired location for the photoshoot, accepting in-home and outdoor sessions. Its photoshoot packages include high resolution or digitally edited copies of the photos, printing rights for the photos, and a proof gallery that is available within three weeks from the photoshoot date. Sara Jasper Photography also makes custom photo books for clients upon request.

Covington, KY 41011

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5.0 (17)
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5.0 (8)

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Say Yes to Jess is a Cincinnati-based family photographer that specializes in portraits of children of all ages. She endeavors to portray kids' dreams by reviewing a worksheet with them and providing prompts to allow the child to act out their dreams. Jess uses hair and makeup, special effects, and professional editing to create imaginative family portraits. Her work has been featured in The Oprah Magazine, Cincinnati Family, and NPR.

Cincinnati, OH 45201

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Sweet Things Photography provides on-location photography services to newborns and families in the greater Cincinnati area. The owner and head photographer, Amy Schoettker, lets her clients choose their preferred location to provide a familiar and more intimate environment. She loves capturing her subjects at their most natural selves to bring out candid moments. Clients are provided with an online gallery containing edited photos in high-resolution formats.

Cincinnati, OH 45244

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Barb Hogan Contemporary Photography offers photography services for families in the greater Cincinnati area. They specialize in high school senior, family, and lifestyle photography all taken in their clients’ chosen style and location. Barb Hogan, the owner and head photographer, is dedicated to providing her clients the best customer experience with her hands-on service before and after each photo session. Her works have been featured in Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati brochures and the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Burlington, KY 41005

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4.8 (17)

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Lauren W Photography is an international wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Cincinnati, Ohio. The owner and head photographer strives to use an intimate and artistic approach to produce quality photos that document her clients’ real emotions and experiences. She has photographed weddings in various places including Italy, California, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Her works have been published in different print and online platforms including Green Wedding Shoes, The Knot Magazine, and 100 Layer Cake. She is also a recipient of Two Bright Lights’ Editor’s Choice Award in 2015.

Cincinnati, OH 45244

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3.9 (7)
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3.5 (4)

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McIntire Photography strives to be one of the most sought-after photography studio providing portraiture photography to high school seniors, children, families, and weddings in Cincinnati, Ohio. For over twenty-five years, its team of professional photographers has helped clients in preserving their life’s most special moments in uniquely crafted photographs. McIntire Photography has been recognized as Business Partner of the Year by Clermont Northeastern Local School District and Clermont County Chamber of Commerce and has been a recipient of Best of Cincinnati Award for three consecutive years.

Cincinnati, OH 45212

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (7)

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Little Bug Photography is a business serving Cincinnati and the surrounding areas. The company was founded by Hannah, a social worker who was inspired a month before her wedding to pursue a career in photography. Services provided by Little Bug Photography include family photography, wedding photography, and maternity photography. Clients are provided a digital styling service as well as a convenient print ordering process. The Little Bug Photography blog also offers tips on photography and styling for photos.

Compare our Top Family Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
PicSmith
3233 Triplecrown Dr, North Bend, OH 45052
Destiney Star Photography
Cincinnati, OH
Sara Jasper Photography
Lake Ridge Court, Loveland, OH 45140
Say Yes To Jess
Covington, KY 41011
Sweet Things Photography
Cincinnati, OH 45201
Barb Hogan Contemporary Photography
Cincinnati, OH 45244
Lauren W Photography
Burlington, KY 41005
McIntire Photography
Cincinnati, OH 45244
Little Bug Photography
Cincinnati, OH 45212

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.