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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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Albuquerque, NM.

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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.

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Aperture Photography

Aperture Photography is a studio in Albuquerque that specializes in portraiture, wedding, event, and lifestyle photography. The team also deals with restorations, Google imagery for businessesm and commercial photography that handles subjects like food products and real estate properties. Aperture is a green business, and its photographers can provide sessions by the hour, on location, and in “personal paparazzi” style. A bridal pictorial costs $200, and a custom leather or silk album costs $950. Clients can visit the website to know more about the packages and à la carte services.

Albuquerque, NM 87123 (505) 286-1127


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Blue Rose Photography

Blue Rose Photography is a business in Albuquerque that has been capturing remarkable moments since 1992. A mother-and-daughter team owns and manages the company, and they offer newborn, child, senior, and other portraiture services. The studio also takes care of engagements and weddings, and the packages start at $2,450. Clients can call to inquire about the pricing of Blue Rose' lifestyle sessions and digital prints, and to ask about the studio's policies on reproductions.

Albuquerque, NM 87108 (505) 266-5292


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D. Lynch Photography

D. Lynch Photography is a fine art portrait studio in Albuquerque. The owner, Mr. David Lynch, is a fashion, editorial, and lifestyle photographer, who is the recipient of honors like the Kodak Gallery Award, the Fuji Masterpiece Award, and the 2014 Annual New Mexico Photographic Art Show Award for Best Portrait. A professional model writes, “I had the pleasure of working with David for my new headshots... My pictures truly reflected my personality and I simply couldn't be happier with the new shots.”

Albuquerque, NM 87111 (505) 934-4477


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Eyecatcher is a fine art photography studio that creates individual and group portraits. The company also deals with weddings and other events, as well as scenic photography and commercial imagery. The in-studio portrait session fee is $39.95 for up to three outfits, and on-location sessions cost $100. Bridal packages start at $999, and this includes an engagement session, a high-resolution black-and-white print for newspaper announcements, up to five hours of ceremony and reception time, and a 20-page album filled with the selected images. Eyecatcher invites clients to visit its galleries and book an appointment.

Albuquerque, NM 87110 (505) 232-4061


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Fizelwink Photography

Fizelwink Photography is a business in Albuquerque that melds artistry with photojournalism to create remarkable wedding, engagement, senior, individual, and family portraits. The lifestyle sessions include the time slot, color correction, retouching, filtering, and archiving, and these start at $150. Fizelwink Photography accommodates requests for destination coverages in other parts of New Mexico, the United States, and the world. A client writes the Fizelwink team, “Just had to write and tell you [that] the photos of the wedding in Puerto Rico are just stunning! There are so many that would make great wall art.”

Albuquerque, NM 87104 (505) 307-1383


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Gonzales Photography

Gonzales Photography is a studio in Albuquerque that serves “families who want to preserve their beautiful memories” together. The owner has more than ten years of experience, he is a member of the Professional Photographers of America Association, and has won the award of Photographic Craftsman Degree on January 15, 2018, in Nashville, TN at Imaging USA. The owner is a Certified Professional Photographers, certified by PPA and has a degree from PPA, and this means that he is part of the élite eight percent of the nation's rigorously trained and tested photographers. The Gonzales studio handles weddings, quinceañeras, and other family celebrations, and it also provides senior portraiture, videography, and mentoring services.

Albuquerque, NM 87109 (575) 313-1382


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Melanie Maxine Photography

Melanie Maxine Photography is a company in Rio Rancho that specializes in boudoir and newborn portraiture. The studio also handles maternity, wedding, and lifestyle photography, and the creative session fees start a $95. A client says, “We loved our Christmas sessions from Melanie! She is so sweet and was so patient with my two-year-old twin boys. She has a beautiful studio. I'm amazed by her images and had so many to choose from.” Clients can ask Melanie Maxine questions about their planned photo session by filling out the online contact form.

Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 573-4998


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Moji is a studio in Albuquerque that aims to create visually stunning photographic and cinematic products. The company goes by the motto, “We celebrate you”, and its clients include high school seniors, athletic teams, church organizations, and professional associations. The studio also handles events like conventions and corporate parties. Moji is an active community member, and it offers free family portraiture services to organizations that are raising funds for a worthy cause.

Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 255-6424


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Photojunkies is a photography studio in Rio Rancho that also handles high-end portraiture. The team deals with weddings, births, and other important events, and it serves families, couples, children, high school seniors, professionals, models, and actors. The website features a gallery of the photographers' works, as well as the current specials that make the sessions more affordable and fun. Clients can call the Photojunkies studio to set up a free, no-pressure consultation with the team.

Albuquerque, NM 87124 (505) 620-4117


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Rip Williams Photography & Film

Rip Williams Photography & Film is a studio in Albuquerque that offers executive, glamor, and boudoir portraiture, as well as event photography. The owner, Mr. Rip Williams, has more than 20 years of professional experience, and he is a four-time Alibi Best of Burque winner. The studio also creates model composite cards, and it has a lounge, dressing room with a makeup station, and ample shooting space. Clients can visit the website to learn more about Mr. Williams' artistry, brand development expertise, and media relations savvy.

Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 681-7471


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Shastyn Photography & Design Studio

Shastyn Photography & Design Studio is a company in Albuquerque that captures the images of people and the environment. The photographer handles maternity and newborn photography, and she works comfortably with tots, preschoolers, tweens, teens, and families. The photographer also covers weddings and professional headshots. Clients can contact Shastyn to discuss their forthcoming in-studio or on-location sessions.

Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 350-3941


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Sweet William Photography

Sweet William Photography is a company in Albuquerque that offers portraiture services. The owner and lead photographer has more than 20 years of professional experience, and he handles maternity “glow” sessions, event photography, and business marketing imagery as well. The company has wedding packages that can include a cinema-quality footage. Clients can schedule a visit to Sweet William's 1,200-squarefoot studio, where they can view the gallery and discuss their project over a cup of coffee.

Albuquerque, NM 87108 (505) 363-2391


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West Portraits and Photography

West Portraits and Photography is a family-centered business in Albuquerque that commits to immortalizing tradition by creating “the value of remembering”. The studio offers affordable packages for weddings, family portraits, senior portraits, and headshots. The West company is known for giving discounts, and its website contains tips on how to look perfect during photo sessions. The in-studio sitting fee is $75 for the first hour, and the on-location sitting fee in areas within 20 miles of the city is $125.

Albuquerque, NM 87110 (505) 717-1664


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