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Why These Family Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Columbus Family 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. 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.

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 43035


Brynn Burke Photography

Based in downtown Columbus, Brynn Burke Photography specializes in family portraiture. Ms. Burke is a wife and mother who uses her lens to capture candid moments between family members in natural settings, including their homes and on location. The photographer's work is noted for its naturalism, using the sun's light and blending creams and whites with seasonal colors to produce organic images of families sharing their love. Ms. Burke also conducts sessions in her studio.

401 W Town St
Columbus, OH 43215


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 43201


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 43085


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 43215


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 43209


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 43085


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 43215


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 43085


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 43219


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