Best Portrait
Photographers in
New York

Why These Portrait Photographers?

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 New York, NY.

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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.

CEO Portrait

CEO Portrait offers professional headshot photography to a variety of customers such as entrepreneurs, models, artists, public speakers, real estate brokers, musicians, and actors. Packages offered include shoots specifically for CEOs, actors, models, and artists. CEO Portrait has two locations in New York City, has more than five years of experience, and can provide results in just three to five days.

New York City, NY(347) 815-4164


City Headshots

City Headshots, located in New York City, is dedicated to their promise that their clients will love each and every photo. Thier top priority is making sure their customers have a positive and memorable experience while leaving with a set of amazing pictures. Owner Martin Bentsen graduated in 2011 with an honors degree in fine arts from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He is proud to be Yelp's top rated headshot photographer in New York City.

New York City, NY(646) 504-6521


David Genik

Owner and photographer David Genik is a photographer in New York City. His studio offers a variety of services such as headshots, portraits, fashions shoots, and experimental shoots as well. His work was featured in the book Secret Society and he has shot at The Stand, Butcher's Daughter, Apotheke, and Pulqueria. David has also shot many influencers in fashion.

New York City, NY(917) 535-9057


Dennis Kwan Headshots

Dennis Kwan Headshots is proud to be New York City's Number 1 Headshot Photographer as given by the 2015 Backstage Readers' Choice Awards. Dennis Kwan Photography offers photography sessions for women, men, children, and corporate clients. Retouching on photographs is available and the company also has their own professional makeup artist to provide cosmetic aesthetics for their customers. Dennis Kwan Photography can also provide photography work for weddings.

New York City, NY(401) 837-0981


Duff Images

Duff Images' primary photographer Denice knows her way around the entertainment world as a graduate from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. From there, she moved to Los Angeles and landed jobs in front of the camera that included national commercials and movies to guest parts on shows like Matlock and CSI: Miami. As her performance career led to directing and working as an agent, Denice began to develop a passion for being behind the camera. Now based out of Chelsea, she directs actors in award-winning music videos and shoots headshots and PR shots for them, some of which appear in magazines.

New York City, NY(818) 769-0707


Figjam Headshots

Figjam Headshots provides professional portrait photography to New York City. The studio offers two primary types of headshot sessions: a full session that is personalized and collaborative, and a face to market session that is focused on creating a single headshot that fits a variety of purposes. Customers that have worked with Figjam Headshots in the past say it was a fantastic experience with excellent results.

New York City, NY(646) 257-4076


Gruber Photographers

Gruber Photographers is a group of award-winning photographers in New York City. The studio offers an array of types of photography including weddings, mitzvahs, portraits, and specialty photography such as secret proposals, and self-portraits. The team at Gruber Photographers also shoots special events such as social, corporate, and school events. Their skilled professionals work hand-in-hand with their clients to address any needs and ensure that their clients' memories are expertly memorialized. Gruber Photographers have over 25 years of experience photographing weddings.

New York City, NY(212) 262-9777


I Heart New York

I Heart New York is a team of experienced and passionate photographers located in New York City. Their photographers shoot anywhere in the city that their clients desire, ranging from situations like surprise proposals to professional portraits. With over 25 years of experience, the professionals of I Heart New York are intimately familiar with the city and are dedicated to capturing and creating everlasting memories.

New York City, NY(212) 627-4477


James Maher Photography

James Maher Photography, located in New York City, offers both photography and art to its customers. The art gallery has New York and travel prints. Photography services provided include business and executive portraits, creative portraits, conference and event photography, and families and engagements. James Maher Photography also offers workshops including both private and group lessons teaching New York City photography.

New York City, NY(917) 494-6712


Jordan Matter Photography

Jordan Matter Photography, located in New York City, provides professional photography services including headshots for actors, kids, corporate, before and after, and comp cards for actors and models, as well as dancer photographs. Jordan Matter has been profiled by such shows as The Today Show, Tyra Banks, MSNBC, CBS, NBC, and the BBC.

New York City, NY(646) 820-4391


JW Headshots

JW Headshots has been providing headshots in New York City for five years. The studio offers a variety of sessions, including actor sessions, mini sessions, and corporate headshots with retouching and printing done in-house. JW Headshots works with several independents artists to provide additional optional hair and makeup services. Images can be rushed and printed same day or in 24 hours.

New York City, NY(646) 409-2477


Karen Haberberg Photography

Karen Haberberg Photography provides professional photography services in New York City. Karen Haberberg Photography shoots many types of sessions such as sessions for kids, families, maternity, couples, and corporate and actor headshots. Commercial photography services like editorial and lifestyle are also available. Several different photography workshops are also available. Photographs by Karen Haberberg have been exhibited in various galleries in New York City and published in magazines and newspapers.

New York City, NY(917) 541-3103


Kyle LeMaire Photography

Kyle LeMaire Photography, located in New York City, offers affordable and high-quality headshots for actors, dancers, and musicians. Focusing on fun, intention, connection, and defining what clients are selling, KLP’s headshots are styled to help clients stand out in the crowd. With a Master's degree in Acting, Kyle uses his experience to guide clients through the headshot process from branding to choosing final images, and he makes sure clients are prepared and confident going into their headshot session. His headshot clients have appeared on Broadway, in film and television and are some of NYC’s top production and media firms.

New York City, NY(225) 505-3113


LeVue Studios

LeVue Studios is a professional photography studio located in and serving New York City. The company specializes in portraits, which include professional headshots, maternity sessions, child photography, and family portraiture. Their professionals also provide services for special events such as baby showers, children's birthday parties, engagement parties, baptisms, and weddings.

New York City, NY(646) 580-1557


Michelle Kawka

Michelle Kawka is a photographer and director in New York City. Her work has appeared in such publications as Business Week and Surface Magazine and she has taken photographs for companies such as Microsoft, Wella Hair Color, Proctor & Gamble, Scholastic, and many others. She provides many types of photography and sessions including portraits, corporate, events, hair, architecture, natural landscapes, and architectural landscapes.

New York City, NY(917) 744-6292


New York Headshots

New York Headshots provides professional headshots and portrait photography to the New York City area. Many types of photography sessions are available such as acting, business, fashion, musicians, dance, swimsuit, glamor, and beauty. The professionals of New York Headshots can also provide indoor or outdoor sessions, offering color and black and white photography with custom retouching services.

New York City, NY(347) 276-0211


Sarah Tew Photography

Sarah Tew Photography offers professional photography services to customers in New York City. Portraits offered by Sarah Tew Photography include sessions for musicians, business or actor headshots, maternity, children, pets, characters, and boudoir. Sarah Tw Photography also covers all aspects of weddings such as engagement, antcipation and preparation, ceremony, newlywed portraits, and receptions, and they also offer an open-air photo booth.

New York City, NY(917) 374-4346


Tanya Malott

Tanya Malott is a photographer who has also been an artist and writer for decades. Her written and illustrated work has been published in several publications including Town & Country, Vogue, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Bride's, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Tanya's crafting and photography services include many styles of portrait photography, wedding photography, fine art commissions, and custom designed books. Her work is quoted individually, and she does not charge her customers by the hour, instead choosing to focus on capturing every moment.

New York City, NY(917) 846-1980


Taylor Hooper Photography

Taylor Hooper Photography gives their customers the opportunity to shoot both indoors and outdoors to create a variety of contrasts and looks and ensure the best possible headshot. Taylor Hooper specializes in creating headshots for actors that are both unique and captivating. Customers of Taylor Hooper Photography are encouraged to select between the studio's variety of packages to find the best option for their needs and budget. Taylor Hooper Photography can be reached at

New York City, NY


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