Laurels
Best Family
Photographers in
Columbus
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 Columbus, OH.

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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.

Amy Amos Photography

Amy Amos Photography is available for birth photography, engagements and weddings, newborns, children, and families and other special events in the areas around Columbus, Cincinnati, and Lexington. Amy is also available for destination wedding shoots and has experience in working with special needs children.

Columbus, OH(859) 552-0364

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Browning Photo

Browning Photo specializes in capturing onsite photographs of families, children, and pets in the Columbus area including Lewis Center, Delaware, Westerville, and Columbus. Professional photographer, Lisa Browning, strives to create vibrant images that capture the true essence of life and loved ones. Photo sessions include a pre-session planning consultation, two hours of photography plus an in-person ordering session and design consultation. Clients reported “two paws up for an outstanding job on our pictures,” “the most precious photos for our family,” and “the best pictures I have of the girls.” The Columbus Dispatch Top Picks selected Browning Photo as the Number One Pet Photographer in 2016.

Lewis Center, OH(614) 427-2829

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Erica Pitcock Photography

Erica Pitcock Photography is the creative work of an on-location, natural light photographer in Columbus specializing in newborn, baby, children, teens, and family photography. Erica offers portrait and newborn session packages that include the photographer’s time, talent, and travel, the on-location photo shoot, custom editing, and access to a minimum of 25 proofs in a private digital gallery. Prints and print packages are available for additional costs. Mini sessions are also available at a local park for children and families.

Columbus, OH

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Gable Photography

Gable Photography is the studio of Christa Gable-Smothers in Hilliard. Christa specializes in photographing newborns, babies, children, families, and seniors, and she offers a variety of session packages both in the studio or on location. Sessions for newborns are held at the studio and include all props, blankets, and backdrops with a recommendation to schedule at least two months in advance as a limited number of newborn sessions are available each month. Photo sessions for older babies, children, maternity, and families include an hour at the studio or the location of choice. Senior portrait sessions are customizable with multiple location options.

Hilliard, OH(614) 947-9594

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Jacquelyn Arora Photography LLC

Jacquelyn Arora Photography LLC specializes in photographing families, children, and seniors at her Columbus studio or on location. Jackie offers custom portrait sessions with one-hour or 30-minute options for families. She has two choices for senior pictures ranging from one hour or two to three hours with one or more locations and outfits. Lifestyle sessions are photographed on location including hospital births, birthday parties, or other special events and are priced according to the event type and time requirements.

Columbus, OH

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Karen Evans Pictures LLC

Karen Evans Pictures LLC is the photography of award-winning wedding and portrait photographer, Karen Evans. She is based in Columbus but willing to travel anywhere to photograph anyone. Karen specializes in weddings and engagements, families with pets included, and every kind of special event. She shoots a few select charitable events every year including Cakes for a Cause benefiting the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Condom Couture at the Columbus College of Art and Design. Karen also does headshots for corporate clients and corporate events including annual meetings, alumni get-togethers, anniversary parties, and more.

Columbus, OH(614) 203-2113

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Kimarie Martin Photography

Kimarie Martin Photography is the Columbus studio of professional photographer, Kimarie, with a focus on newborns, children, families, and special events. Kimarie offers a variety of packages to capture families at home, outdoors, or during special moments such as maternity, births, holidays, and more. She also works with commercial clients for modeling headshots and product photo shoots. Other options include senior portraits and collections including a variety of prints, albums, fine art canvas prints, digitals, and more. Special pricing for bar and bat mitzvahs are available upon request.

Columbus, OH(614) 214-1618

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Lambert Photographs

Lambert Photographs is the life work of professional photographers and sisters, Nancy and Judy Lambert in Dublin. Their full-service studio handles weddings and engagements, family, children, and senior portraits, pets photos, architecture shoots, and corporate photography. Nancy and Judy used their fine arts backgrounds to become leaders in creative photography and are available for photo sessions and events worldwide.

Dublin, OH(614) 329-9916

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Ryan Glaze Photography

Ryan Glaze Photography is the home studio of the photography team of Ryan and Lori in Grove City specializing in weddings, engagements, senior portraits, and family photographs. The studio offers three wedding plans that are fully customizable to meet the client’s desires, and Ryan and Lori are happy to travel to any location worldwide for a destination wedding. Three senior portrait packages provide choices for location, clothing options, and professional editing including the complimentary removal of facial blemishes. Ryan and Lori enjoy photographing special events such as parties, proms, fundraisers, anniversary celebrations, and more.

Grove City, OH(614) 327-3010

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Sarah Cropper Photography, LLC

Sarah Cropper Photography, LLC is a studio in Columbus specializing in the photography of newborns, expecting mamas, children, and families. Sarah prefers soft, neutral colors and natural lighting to place the focus on the baby and offers two types of newborn sessions with limited props or no props at all. Sarah’s love for animals has inspired her to create a unique project called Rainbow Bridge to offer families a complimentary photo session to capture the final days of their beloved pets. A limited number of sessions are available each year.

Columbus, OH

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ShutterHead Studios, LLC

ShutterHead Studios LLC is the Columbus studio of professional photographer, Mike Stempler, focused on engagements and weddings with his partner, Renata. The studio offers a basic wedding photography package with five basic requirements including the camera work of Mike, an online gallery to preview and share photos, a one-to-two-hour engagement session, at least two personal consultations, and hugs. Customizable options include up to 12 hours of coverage, additional photographers, wedding books, and much more. ShutterHead Studios earned The Knot Best of Weddings awards in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 putting the studio into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame.

Columbus, OH(614) 859-0004

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Tammy Dean Photography

Tammy Dean Photography in Columbus showcases the portraiture of professional photographer, Tammy Dean. Tammy specializes in photo sessions for newborns, children, families, and special events with special mini sessions available for established clients or through individual portrait parties held throughout the year. She also offers Shine Bright sessions with a vision to capture the unique beauty of young teenagers as solo events or as the centerpiece of a party.

Columbus, OH

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Vision & Style Photography

Vision & Style Photography is one of the top rated wedding photography teams in Columbus specializing in weddings, family, and senior portraits. Rashad and Arica are professional photographers with years of experience in capturing those special moments in life. Wedding packages are customized to the client’s specifications and priced accordingly. Portrait sessions include the photographer’s expertise and editing of the images with several options available for creating the perfect photographic art including wall galleries, signature albums, metal prints, and more. Clients reported “one of the best choices I made for my wedding,” “pictures were absolute perfection,” and “very professional, creative, and great with kids.”

Columbus, OH(614) 804-7791

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