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Best Portrait Photographers in New York City
2021

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City 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

ADG Photography

Founded in 2012, ADG Photography is a New York City-based studio that specializes in corporate headshots, portrait shoots, and events and family photography. The studio provides services to major corporate and private clients alike. Amanda's work has been published in periodicals such as Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, and she has provided services to major companies that include UBS. Customers frequently cite ADG's professionalism and attention to detail in reviews. Further information can be found at the website link below, or at www.adgphotography.com.

123 Sesame Street
New York, NY 10038

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Camera 1 Corporate Photographers

Camera 1 Corporate Photographers has been providing photography services in NYC for over 30 years. Its team of talented artists offers portraits for portfolios, executive staff photos for websites, press releases, and headshots for executives' professional social media pages, such as LinkedIn. Camera 1 Corporate photographers also offer quality event images and cover PR shots of corporate meetings that vary from a few staff members to dozens of executives or shareholders.

1560 Broadway Ste 1114
New York, NY 10036

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Camille CD Photography

Camille CD Photography is a professional studio that has been delivering a comprehensive, high-end photographic service since 2018. Located in Manhattan's Upper West Side and serving the New York City area, Camille specializes in maternity, baby and family portraits that capture family bonds and connections in a clean, classical style. Her photographic images are standalone artworks made to heirloom and archival standards and have appeared in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar.

2628 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

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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 10002

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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 10002

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Figjam Photo

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 10023

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Headshots New York

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 10001

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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 10009

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Jiyang Chen Photography

Jiyang Chen Photography serves New York City and the Reno-Tahoe area, focusing on headshots, portraits, fashion, and commercial advertising. It provides photography sessions to individual customers and larger corporate clients. The studio has worked with well-known publications, such as The New York Times, Financial Times, and Vanity Fair España. It frequently collaborates with fashion icons, including Diana Damarau and Thomas Hampson. Clients have applauded the studio's high-quality photography and professionalism.

25 Central Park W
New York, NY 10033

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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 10033

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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.

1125 E. 2nd St.
Port Angeles, WA 98362

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Little Whimsies Photography

Little Whimsies Photography has been offering portrait photography services in New York City since 2011. Specializing in newborn, children, maternity, and family photo sessions, photographer Francesca Caputo describes her style as cheerful and whimsical. She works as comfortably with a studio setup as she does in natural light, and she can hold photoshoots at her own studio in Pelham Bay. Caputo helps clients prepare for their photo sessions and gives them guidance on scheduling, outfits and props, and locations.

68 Treno St
New York, NY 10801

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Luciana Golcman Photography

Luciana Golcman Photography is based in New York City and has served the tri-state area since 2012. The company specializes in maternity, newborn, child and family photography. Luciana's work has been featured in Brazilian magazines and newspapers, such as Fotografe Melhor magazine and Estado de Sao Paulo. Reviewers praise Luciana's talent, professionalism, kind personality, and punctuality. You can book the company through their website or through email.

440 E 20th St
New York, NY 10009

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Nicole Hawkins Photography

Nicole Hawkins Photography is a boutique photographic studio serving individuals and families. Custom portrait sessions are offered at the Upper West Side studio, as well as on location around New York City and throughout New Jersey. Custom portrait sessions of babies, children, families, and adults. Hawkins offers a full-service portrait experience, including use of studio wardrobe for mothers and babies. Nicole also has multiple session plans to document a growing family's milestones in two or more sessions.

New York, NY 10025

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Nucleus Pictures

Nucleus Pictures is active throughout the New York metro area and does portrait work for several kinds of clients. It often does sessions for business professionals, taking portraits and headshots that they can use in marketing materials, personal profiles and websites, and within their organizations. In addition to portraiture, Nucleus Pictures does a lot of commercial work, taking photographs of various kinds of products, as well as properties for real estate companies.

Staten Island, NY 10309

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PicMe! Headshots

PicMe! Headshots is a professional photography studio in New York City that captures portraits for actors' and models' portfolios, business profiles, and social media purposes. The studio offers different photo session packages, depending on the specific need of the client and the session's duration. Clients can choose the express package for a quick 30-minute session or the actor package for the full one-hour-long session. Grooming, make-up, and hairstyling services are available in addition to the packages.

180 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Portrait Madame

Portrait Madame is a premier photography studio based in New York City. The owner, Alice Prenat, is an acclaimed maternity and portrait photographer based in Paris and Manhattan. Her distinct, elegant style of capturing images of couples, families, and maternity expanded her international clientele. She has also received a number of awards and recognition, including the 2019 Finalist Estee Lauder Pink Ribbon Photography Awards and the 2019 Outstanding Maternity Award.

885 park avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206

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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 11101

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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 10001

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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 [email protected]

New York City, NY 10033

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