Best Portrait Photographers in Saint Paul

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Saint Paul Portrait 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Avalon Photography

Avalon Photography is a professional photography business located in Edina, Minnesota that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. The company specializes in portraiture-style photography and offers its clients such services as horse show photography, family and child photo shoots, pet photo sessions, high school senior portraiture, and more. Avalon Photography is headed by lead photographer Jolene Bertrand, who has been in the professional photography industry for more than ten years and is a graduate of the School of Communication Arts at the North Central Bible College. The company can be contacted for bookings by phone or through its website.

Edina, MN 55424


Blooming Portraits

The owner and photographer of Blooming Portraits, Christina Knoche, has been in the photography business in Saint Paul for 13 years. She is a portrait photographer who specializes in baby and newborn photography. She also offers photo sessions for maternity, kids, families, and high school seniors. Her style is classic using wraps, natural props, soft and neutral colors, and accessories. The photo studio has various backdrops, hats, headbands, props, fabrics, and furniture.

2533 7th Avenue East
North Saint Paul, MN 55109

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Dan Grevas Photography

Dan Grevas Photography is located in South St. Paul, MN, serving the Twin Cities, West St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, and Eagan. Grevas specializes in senior, corporate, model, graduation, and event photography. For senior sessions, he has a large studio, with several backgrounds and props, along with gardens, a pond, and a waterfall on the property. Grevas works to craft extraordinary and unique photos of soon-to-be-graduates. He has three packages and two add-ons and provides a free photo from senior sessions for the school's yearbook. Grevas also teaches periodic three-hour photography classes. Clients praise the friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, and quality results.

South Saint Paul, MN 55075


Kirk Portrait Designs

Kirk Portrait Designs is a premier photography company creating timeless art in Minneapolis, Minnesota and surrounding areas. Kirk Duit is an award winning photographer who first established his fine art studio in 1993 and has been producing quality portraits since. Alongside Kirk works Laurie Johnson, the artistic director at Kirk Portrait Designs. She is also a master photographer, creating poses and setting the lighting for portrait sessions. Kirk captures beautiful pictures reflective of his client's spirit with on-location and in studio sessions. He specializes in senior and wedding photography, and fine art portraiture. He is also skilled in family, children, and women's portraits. Kirk is one of the foremost high school senior photographers and is usually booked three months ahead.

Woodbury, MN 55125


Michael Marren Photography

Located in Oakdale, Michael Marren Photography is a locally owned and operated commercial photography studio serving clients in surrounding Minnesota communities. Michael Marren is a professional photographer and videographer that works with manufacturers, designers, ad agencies, resellers, and businesses to provide quality images and videos for their products and services. Boasting a 4.9 star rating on the Michael Marren social media pages, visitors can read online testimonials and reviews, as well view galleries from recent work. Their website contains more information about the types of photography, links to their social media pages, as well as how to get in contact with them.

Oakdale, MN 55128


Rachel Farganis

Rachel Farganis is a portrait photographer in Saint Paul who has been in the industry since 2014. She specializes in family and newborn portraitures, offering options for outdoor and in-studio sessions. Her newborn portrait package includes access to her wardrobe and props collection, including bonnets, clothing items, and wraps. She recommends newborn sessions at below three-week age and conducts fresh48 sessions for 48-hours-from-birth shoots. Family portrait sessions are done as fun as possible. Rachel Farganis also captures milestone portraits.

1048 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104

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Sacha Stauffer Photography

Sacha Stauffer Photography offers family and individual portrait services as well as high-quality wedding and engagement portraiture. Sacha takes pride in her customer service and features a rewards program so that people who send referrals or come as repeat customers receive discounts on future portrait sessions. Sacha describes her work as a combination of traditional, lifestyle, and photojournalistic photography styles to create modern and artistic work that can be enjoyed for generations. Sacha Stauffer Photography currently serves residents of Minneapolis and the nearby communities. People interested in the company’s services can peruse its many portfolios to determine if its quality and style are right for them.

Minneapolis, MN 55111


Woodbury Picture Perfect

Woodbury Picture Perfect is a photography studio located in Woodbury, MN. The studio specializes in photography for schools, sports organizations, dance studios, and businesses. Woodbury Picture Perfect focuses on photographing students in all grade levels, including class and staff photos. Individual and group photo packages are also available for sports organizations and dance studios. Special event photography is provided for businesses and churches as well and includes events such as holiday parties, charitable events, corporate recognition, recitals, and tournaments. In addition, Woodbury Picture Perfect offers a full-service photo booth with the ability to have customized print strips and instant delivery via text or email. The photo booth is open air style with a huge selection of props and customized background options. The company is an owner-operated business with a 100 percent satisfaction, money-back guarantee.

Woodbury, MN 55129

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