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Best Family Photographers in Baltimore

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Baltimore 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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Columbia, MD 21044

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5.0 (22)
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5.0 (20)

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Christina Tundo Photography has been serving clients in Baltimore and nearby areas for four years. She also extends her services to Delaware, Virginia, and Washington D.C. Its photographer, Christina, specializes in lifestyle photography and takes pictures of families, children, and couples. Her technique is focused on unscripted poses and natural lighting. Styling services are also available. Christina has been an elementary school teacher for over a decade and knows how to work around kids. She is also an LGBTQ+-friendly photographer.

Laurel, MD 20723

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5.0 (19)

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Kelly Dear Photography is a full-service custom family, maternity, and newborn photography studio based in the Laurel/Columbia area. Owner Kelly Brown's portfolio features fine-art edited photographs set in locations such as riverbanks, beaches, grassy areas, and sunflower fields—a testament to her reputation for choosing ideal locations as a backdrop for family milestones. Her studio offers access to maternity gowns through the KD Client Closet, as well as various necessities and props for newborn photoshoots. Her area of coverage includes various locations between the DMV, including Ellicott City, Elkridge, and Silver Spring.

Lutherville, MD 21093

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5.0 (5)

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Rebecca Wyatt Photography does family portraits for clients in and around the Baltimore metro area. This photographer captures candid photos of families in a variety of arrangements. Photographer Rebecca Wyatt has a versatile style and she is comfortable creating portraits in studio settings as well as on-location. If desired, she can stage photos, but she often takes a journalist-style approach to capturing authentic moments. Rebecca Wyatt Photography also does portraits of children and newborn babies.

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Anna Grace Photography

Towson, MD 21286

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4.9 (30)

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Anna Grace is a Maryland and Virginia wedding and family photographer based in Towson, Maryland. She believes in strong marriages and families and capturing moments of beauty, joy, and love that will last for generations. She loves capturing a child's personality at every unique age and the relationship they have with their siblings and parents.

3011 Woodhome Ave, Baltimore, MD 21234

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5.0 (1)
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5.0 (1)

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Baltimore Girl Photography started as a hobby project in 2015 and has since grown into a full-time family photography company. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, the company specializes in natural light portraiture and offers packaged sessions for significant family milestones. Themes covered include newborns, maternity and motherhood, family and children, and personal branding. Props, outfits, and free styling consultations are included in select packages. The company also welcomes pets in family sessions and accepts pet-only photography sessions.

Baltimore, MD 21209

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5.0 (27)

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Links Photography is a photo studio that offers custom portrait services in Baltimore, Columbia, Owings Mills, Towson, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, and other nearby areas. Head Photographer Reva Silber's goal is to make her clients look their best, and that each photo is handed to them in beautiful heirloom portraits to design their homes. Links Photography provides pre-session consultations to all clients to ensure a fun and relaxed photo shoot.

Glen Burnie, MD 21060

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5.0 (9)
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4.9 (4)

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Sarah Michele Photography is a photo studio based in Annapolis specializing in newborn, child, family, and wedding photography. Her services are available from Baltimore to Annapolis as well as for destination weddings outside Maryland. Sarah Michele is known for her creative, natural and studio light photography. She also offers small business coaching and photography mentoring.

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Niki Jones Photography

Annapolis, MD 21401

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5.0 (18)

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Niki Jones Photography is a photo studio based in Annapolis that was founded in 2014. The company specializes in family and newborn photography. Niki is known for her genuine interest in her clients' lives; making sure that their personality shines through in the photos. She also offers pre-session consultations and guides clients from selecting outfits, props, and choosing the perfect location.

Bel Air, MD 21014

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5.0 (2)
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5.0 (1)

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Jessica Stidwell Photography is a full-service portrait photography boutique serving the Baltimore area. The company specializes in newborn, baby, and family photography and is highly recommended by previous clients. Their studio is complete with everything a client needs including wardrobe, location, and a selection of unique heirlooms.

Baltimore, MD 21230

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (4)

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Laura Toraldo Photography is a photography studio based in Baltimore, MD. The company specializes in wedding photography, but also offers other services including engagement, children, family, portrait, and newborn photography. Lead Photographer Laura is known for her excellent rapport with clients, calm demeanor, and professionalism. She states that what inspires her the most is a good love story, and capturing moments on film is her way of being a witness to one.

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Stefani Chung Photography

Ellicott City, MD 21041

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Stefani Chung Photography is a family photography studio located in Ellicott City, MD. Stefani is a self-confessed documenter of all things and enjoys taking photos of her children and family. She has since turned her passion into a full-time career and has been photographing other families to preserve their memories and moments together. She specializes in Korean first birthdays (dol/dohl).

Baltimore, MD 21227

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One Way Street Production is a photography studio based in Baltimore, MD, run by the husband-and-wife team, Michel and Heather. They specialize in lifestyle and on-location photography that evoke energy, movement, and creativity. Michel was an army vet who interned at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette shortly after his service. His training as a photographer and journalist as well as his time in the army has propelled him and his wife to put up OWSP in 2009.

Annapolis, MD 21403

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Jamie Horton Photography is a Baltimore-based photography studio that specializes in newborn and family photography. Lead photographer Jamie Horton interned for renowned international documentary photography Mary Ellen Mark, which opened doors for her photojournalist career. Soon after, her work would be published in Fortune Magazine, The Washington Post, and Der Speigel, to name a few. Today, she is an on-location photographer for Fox TV shows, So You Think You Can Dance, Master Chef, and America's Most Wanted."

Baltimore, MD 21231

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5.0 (15)
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5.0 (11)

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Nessa of Nessa K Photography is a Baltimore-based wedding and lifestyle photographer with a knack for documenting anything and everything. Her passion for keeping memories started at a very young age; writing journal entries when she was 7. She earned a BFA in Photography from Shepherd University and had worked in the newspaper industry before she decided to shoot family and wedding photography full-time. Nessa also does out-of-town projects and editorial work on top of everything. She believes that her eclectic personality, extensive training, and an artistic background is what sets her apart from other photographers.

Fallston, MD 21047

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5.0 (33)

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Carrie D Photography is a photo studio based in Fallston, MD that specializes in family and wedding photography. Lead Photographer Carrie started her career as a full-time photographer after her first daughter was born. Capturing candid moments and trying new poses and locations is what inspires her the most. Carrie D Photography is known for their professionalism and entertaining vibe which puts clients at ease during each session.

Baltimore, MD

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5.0 (40)

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Alba Maria Photography is a BIPOC-friendly and LGBTQ-friendly photography service that serves the residents of Baltimore and the surrounding areas. It provides photography packages for families with up to 14 members. The packages are inclusive of 15 to 25 edited digital images, which are delivered within two weeks or sooner. Other photography services that it offers include couples, senior, maternity, and newborn photography. Alba Maria Photography has been featured in The Storyteller Magazine and Lensational Magazine.

1950 Hunter Mill Rd, White Hall, MD 21161

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Rachael Serra Photography caters to clients in Baltimore and the surrounding metros. The studio focuses on family portraiture, conducting maternity, newborn, and group sessions with a style that concentrates on capturing natural interactions between family members. Rachael Serra has been a photographer for over 15 years and brings 10 years of pediatric nursing experience. She handles family sessions in her Monkton-based studio as well as outdoors. Her work has been featured in Rogue Photographer Magazine.

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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.