Laurels
Best Family
Photographers
in Detroit
2017

Why These Family Photographers?

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

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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.

Amanda Armitage Photography and Design

Amanda Armitage Photography and Design is located in Grosse Pointe Park and serves the metro Detroit area with lifestyle photography services specializing in newborn, children and family portraits. Founder Amanda Armitage is also a graphic designer and is passionate about photography and makes it a goal to capture genuine photos of families, whether it be maternity, infants, senior portraits, engagements, or weddings. Her design experience includes wedding and birth announcements, birthdays, anniversaries, special celebrations, event invitations, posters, flyers, brochures, business cards and holiday cards. Amanda’s budget friendly photography packages are also available for large special events such as bridal showers and weddings. She also offers a referral program where clients can receive credits towards print, design, or portrait sessions if they refer friends.

Grosse Pointe Park, MI

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Christine Long Photography

Christine Long Photography is located in Novi and provides on-location high school senior, child, teen, and family portraiture in the metro Detroit area. Founder and photographer Christine Long aims to offer fresh, natural, and authentic services to clients that captures families and their special moments in spontaneous and collaborative ways. Christine provides heirloom quality images and products and equips clients with everything they need to display their images at home, including live design at each Session Premiere ordering appointment and custom framing options. Christine also works to offer personalized service and experience to assist clients throughout the entire process of choosing their favorite images, selecting the best products for their budget, and making the entire portrait experience as seamless as possible.

Novi, MI(248) 345-6992

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Fred Ferris Photography

Fred Ferris is a photographer serving the metro Detroit area and Michigan area with a range of experience that includes individual and family portraiture, pampered pet photography, high school seniors, school and sports photography. Fred began his career doing events and public relations photography and his work has been featured in a range of settings, including the Detroit Historical Museum and the Michigan Congress. He has over two decades of experience and has worked in a wide variety of environments with the aim of capturing emotion and expression that connects with people in his images. His business services include events of all types, including professional headshots and large meetings, and his family portraiture caters all sizes and personal settings.

Royal Oak, MI(248) 288-0333

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Genevieve DeVries Photography

Genevieve DeVries Photography offers lifestyle, family, and portrait photography to customers in the metro Detroit area. Founder and photographer Genevieve is an information technology professional by trade but offers photography services as a passion and side business. She grew up in Argentina and gained a passion for photography through her world travels and aims to help people capture and celebrate their best moments while also creating the right setting for any product, project, or brand clients want to showcase. Genevieve’s work includes a range of baby, business, family, wedding, engagement, kids, and senior portraits, and she works with each client to create customized sessions. Her package options include a range of pricing and product options, including high-quality images with photo releases, custom card designs, framing, consultations, digital drive copies, and large group services.

Plymouth, MI(586) 604-5561

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Holden Photography

Holden Photography is an elopement, wedding, portrait, and lifestyle photographer that focuses on capturing authentic moments and adventurous stories for clients in the South Michigan and Detroit areas. Founder and photographer Catherine Holden graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Photography and aims to capture and create special memories for families, couples, friends, and their loved ones. Currently Holden Photo is based just outside of Detroit, but Catherine is available to travel worldwide and specializes in photographing hippie, boho, gypsy, vintage elopements, and weddings. Her ultimate goal is to make sure that her clients are comfortable and having fun on their special days and occasions.

Detroit, MI(248) 417-1818

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Jessica Kleinberg Photography

Jessica Kleinberg Photography is based in Detroit and serves clients in the metro and South Michigan area. Founder Jessica Kleinberg began her photography business after having her first child and has a background in interior design. She aims to capture special and authentic moments for couples, families, children, newborns, and more and has a goal of providing timeless and unique memorabilia for all her clients. Family portrait sessions take place outdoors, and Jessica’s prime season is May through October. Portrait sessions are approximately one hour long and take place at Stony Creek Metropark and other nearby areas. All sessions are done in a ‘field’ setting, using nature and natural lighting. Newborns sessions are done at Jessica’s in-home natural light studio in Macomb, MI and last up to three hours. Baby milestone sessions are offered in-studio and maternity sessions can be done in-studio or outdoors.

Macomb, MI

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Lisa Siesser Photography

Lisa Siesser Photography is an award-winning photographer based in Metro Detroit specializing in baby, family, and senior photography. Lisa captures images of newborns, babies, families, and children that are bright and luminous with rich textures and authentic connections. Images are captured in a hybrid mix of medium format film and digital forms. Lisa aims to create images that capture beauty and emotion and enjoys styling, planning, staging, and producing high-quality products. She offers a range of packages with different product pricing, image options, and special add-on pricing for extras. Lisa’s work has been honored by the Lemonade and Lenses International Image Contest and past clients praise her for her technique, patience, attention-to-detail, and style.

Detroit, MI(248) 952-8059

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Purple Tree Photography

Purple Tree Photography is located in Northville and serves the metro Detroit and South Michigan area with photography services including on location lifestyle maternity, newborn, children, family, pet, and high school senior portraits. Founder Kelli Taylor works to make the photography experience smooth and enjoyable for all of her customers with a pre-session consultation, a welcome guide, location guide and more. Sessions usually take about one to two hours and images can be provided within two weeks afterwards along with digital negatives. Kelli’s work has also been featured in various digital magazines and news publications. Purple Tree offers four different products to its clients with a deposit due at the time of booking which can be used as a credit towards the final order.

Northville, MI(734) 776-4418

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Renee Ruiz

Renee Ruiz is a studio and natural light outdoor photographer operating in the Metro Detroit and South Michigan areas. Founder Renee photographs maternity, newborn, children, families, seniors and custom portrait sessions and enjoys helping people create memories and fine art through photography and imagery. Her philosophy is that creating the perfect image is a blend of both in camera know-how and post production enhancement. Each image she captures for a client is closely retouched to produce the best result possible. Renee offers her services in a variety of situations to create the memories each client and family desires. Her portfolio includes families of all shapes and sizes, as well as large events, customized sessions, and urban and landscape work.

Birmingham, MI(248) 867-8448

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