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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored portrait photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Baltimore, MD.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Amy Ling Photography

Amy Ling Photography is a Baltimore studio with custom portraiture services for local clientele. Its namesake, owner and principal photographer is Amy Lingenfelder. She takes natural-light, on-location photographs of any subjects, but especially newborns, expecting mothers, children, and families. Since opening in 2010, Ms. Lingenfelder has worked with families from all over the Baltimore Metro, including numerous repeat customers.

Baltimore, MD(410) 830-0805


Amy O'Halloran Photography

Amy O'Halloran Photography is a natural light photo studio based in Annapolis, also serving clients from Baltimore and other nearby cities. Before the photo session, clients can schedule a no-pressure consuiltation with Ms. O'Halloran to discuss potential pricing and stylistic choices. Portraiture service options range from graduation pictures and family portraits to glamour and boudoir photo services.

Annapolis, MD(757) 636-0014


Amy Raab Photography

Since opening in Annapolis over 20 years ago, Amy Raab Photography has provided numerous local clients with photo services in her photojournalistic style. For the past seven years, Ms. Raab has received recognition in the Washingtonian Magazine as "One of Washington's Best Wedding Photographers." As a portrait photographer, she primarily takes engagement photos and images of kids and families. On the Amy Raab Photography website, prospective clients can peruse multiple portfolios to get a sense of the artist's style and technical skill.

Annapolis, MD(410) 990-0520


David Anderson Photography

David Anderson Photography is a photo studio based in Annapolis, providing Baltimore-area clients with a broad array of portrait options. These include headshots for actors, models, and musicians, corporate portraits, family portraits, senior class photographs, and pet portraits. Mr. Anderson is a Certified Professional Photographer, and he bears a PHotographic Craftsman degree. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications, including books, magazines, and newspapers, as well as TV shows and websites.

Annapolis, MD(410) 224-6049


Elisabeth Master Photographer and Artist

Elisabeth Master Photographer and Artist is a Hydes-based photo studio with clients from Baltimore and other nearby cities. Elisabeth Rodomsky, the company's owner and principal photog, is a Certified Master Photographer and Master Craftsman whose style is simple, elegant, and soulful. She brings a formidable knowledge of composition, lighting, and design to all of her portraiture work. Notably, Ms. Rodomsky has received almost every award given by the Professional Photographers of America.

Hydes, MD(410) 592-6181


Elusion Photos

Elusion Photos, established in 2001, is a Baltimore Metro business that is fully licensed and insured. In September 2016, the business expanded its service area to also include the greater Boston community. The team consists of Blair and April, veteran photographers who have both received a variety of industry awards. Their work has been featured in USA Today, The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Baltimore Bride, as well as numerous album covers and posters. Available portrait styles include professional headshots, dating and social media profile photos, engagement photography, and boudoir photos.

Ellicott City, MD(855) 358-7466


George Skepton Photography

At George Skepton Photography, Mr. Skepton takes portraits with a contemporary, emotional style. Although his home studio is in Owings Mills, he has an additional studio located in downtown Baltimore. Mr. Skepton can take not just portrait photos but also wedding and event pictures. He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America as well as the Maryland Professional Photographers Association.

Owings Mills, MD(410) 655-1771


Heather Crowder Photography Studio

Heather Crowder Photography Studio is an Annapolis photo studio that can also help families from Baltimore and its suburbs. Ms. Crowder, the studio's owner and principal photographer, only works with a limited number of clients per year. This enables her, collaborating with the client, to craft virtually every aspect of the portrait, including the styling, the wardrobe, and the backdrop. Sessions start at $250.

Annapolis, MD(410) 263-2505


Kanayo Adibe Photographer

Located in Hanover, Kanayo Adibe Photographer offers photo studios to clients from throughout the Baltimore Metro area. Mr. Adibe is an experienced lifestyle and destination wedding photographer. His style is artistic and photojournalistic, taking cues from cinematic images. In all of his portraits, he is telling his clients' stories. In the past, Mr. Adibe has received recognition as an Aisle Perfect "Pretty Perfect Vendor," and he has been featured in Baltimore Bride and Pretty Perfect Living. He is also a member of the professional organization Fearless Photographers.

Hanover, MD(240) 393-8000


Kimberly Fine Portraiture

Kimberly Fine Portraiture is an Owings Mills photo studio where Kimberly Simonetti takes portrait photographs of various subjects. Ms. Simonetti, who has become a certified Master of Photography and Master Craftsman, donates time and money to Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital. Over the past seven years, she has raised more than $60,000 for the institution. Her 2,300 square-foot studio includes a variety of lights, painted backgrounds, and natural outdoor backdrops.

Owings Mills, MD(410) 356-1330


L.A. Birdie Photography

L.A. Birdie Photography, founded in Highland in 2010, is the photo studio of wedding and lifestyle portrait photographer Lindsay Anne Belliveau. Ms. Belliveau specializes in wedding photography, but she can also produce portraits of families, couples, and other subjects as they are having fun. This results in artistic, candid photographs, enduring artworks derived from ordinary, day-to-day interactions.

Highland, MD(443) 631-0195


Linda Johnson Photographer

Linda Johnson Photographer is the Baltimore portraiture studio of local photographer Linda Jonhson. Since she began her work as a professional photographer, Ms. Johnson has expanded her repertoire from fine art to image creation for advertising, social media marketing, and annual reports. She still snaps photos of people, however. Clients may browse the portfolio on her website to see samples of her portraiture.

Baltimore, MD(410) 917-4449


Marcus & Dilano

Marcus & Dilano, a Columbia photo studio, provides Baltimore-area clientele with portrait, event, and wedding photography. The staff photographers specialize in natural light photography, and they have the photography and editing expertise to ensure that their natural light images are vibrant and clear. And, although the staff strongly suggests that clients should have any extra prints or enlargements produced at a professional lab, they give the high-resolution digital files to all of their clients.

Columbia, MD(410) 775-6101


Robertson & Co. Photography

Robertson & Co. Photography is a Crofton small business with newborn, family, and custom portraiture services for Baltimore Metro clients. Robertson & Co. Photography has been featured in the "Best of" feature of What's Up Magazine, and it partners with the Anne Arundel Medical Center. Teresa Robertson, who owns the studio and acts as its principal photographer, graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design. She takes museum-grade photos and materials, to ensure that portraits will live on for years as family heirlooms.

Crofton, MD(912) 507-3397


Roby Osten Photography

Roby Osten Photography is a photography studio based in Baltimore's historic Clipper Mill neighborhood. It has worked with customers from all over the city and its suburbs, as well as clients from the D.C. Metro and beyond. Ms. Osten founded the studio as Life's Little Celebrations Photography in 2003. She worked for several years in St. Louis before relocating to Baltimore, where she now creates high-quality fine art and wedding portrait photography.

Baltimore, MD(410) 575-3629


Robyn Brown Photography

Robyn Brown Photography is a Timonium photography studio that takes artistic pictures of individuals and families from all over the greater Baltimore community. Ms. Brown grew up in an artistic household, with an architectural photographer as her father and a pottery instructor and art teacher as her mother. She has spent over a decade taking images that capture the ordinary beauty of local landscapes and people.

Timonium, MD(410) 279-7413


Steve Parke Photography

Steve Parke Photography is a Baltimore professional photography business. Mr. Parke is an accomplished photographer whose previous and current clients include Warner Bros., HBO, the Discovery Channel, Arista Records, DC/Vertigo Comics, Houghton Mifflin, and NBC, as well as such renowned entertainers as David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Bob Dylan, and Prince. Some may recognize him as the digital artist for I, Paparazzi, a well-received DC/Vertigo Comics graphic novel. He can take artistic portrait photos of pets, children, and families, among other subjects.

Baltimore, MD(443) 600-1706


TMK Photography & Design

TMK Photography & Design, based in Westminster, creates artistic portraits of families, seniors, newborns, children, and expecting mothers, as well as other subjects. A full portfolio is available on the company's website. Customers speak highly of the team for its creativity as well as easygoing attitude, which makes it an especially good choice for photographic portraits of children.

Westminster, MD(443) 605-6595


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