Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers in
Portland
2017

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 Portland, OR.

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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.

Adam Bacher Photography

Adam Bacher Photography has 25 years of experience in the Portland Metro area. Adam collaborates and consults with clients in corporate, commercial, editorial, advertising, architectural, and healthcare industries. Past clients highly recommend Adam’s services as professional, responsive, and exceptional for his clients’ needs.

Portland, OR(503) 281-3777

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Bill Purcell Photography

Bill Purcell Photography provides portraits, headshots, architecture, travel, and sports services for clients in Portland and surrounding areas. His clients have included The Wall Street Journal, Oregon Ballet Theater, Victory Academy, and Urban Asset Advisors. Bill Purcell also donates his skills to Habitat for Humanity, The Sierra Club, and Prints for Prints.

Portland, OR(503) 308-3245

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BMAC Studio

BMAC Studio is a Portland-based photographer with expertise taking photos of portraits, yoga, dance, real estate, and professional headshots. Photographer Brian McDonnell enjoys creating exciting, fun photo shoots and making his clients feel beautiful and appreciated. He specializes in celebrating and expressing the stories of other creative professionals.

Portland, OR(503) 381-1089

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Brian Pasko Photography

Brian Pasko Photography focuses on high school senior portraits, family photos, and fine art portraiture in the Portland Metro area. Other services include professional headshots, engagement sessions, weddings, children, and pet portraits. Brian Pasko is a Certified Professional Photographer and member of the Professional Photographers of America.

Boring, OR(503) 704-2188

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Connie Mintz Photography

Connie Mintz Photography offers timeless and modern portrait styles for clients throughout the greater Portland area. Connie Mintz specializes in newborn, baby, children, maternity, and family photography both in studio and on location. She is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and Oregon Professional Photographers Association. Clients praise Connie Mintz for her flexibility, work ethic, and photography talent that exceeds expectations.

Vancouver, OR(360) 606-7313

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Elena Rose Photography

Elena Rose Photography specializes in photos for business headshots, dating profiles, family portraits, boudoir, events, and pets. Located in Portland, Elena Rose takes photos on-location in homes, parks, and special settings. Customers can choose from several portrait packages. All purchased photos come with full permission to print, publish, and share. Clients highly recommend Elena Rose as knowledgeable and experienced.

Portland, OR(503) 290-8459

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Emily Andrews Portrait Design

Emily Andrews Portrait Design is a Portland-based photography studio specializing in portraits of families, seniors, kids, maternity, babies, professionals, and couples. Located in downtown Beaverton, the studio is a renovated historic house with both indoor areas and outdoor gardens for portrait sessions. Emily Andrews is a Certified Professional Photographer and member of the Professional Photographers of America. She brings over 16 years of experience to every photo shoot. Past clients praise Emily Andrews Portrait Design as energetic, detailed, and talented.

Beaverton, OR(503) 646-6039

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Erin Elizabeth Photography

Established in 2010, Erin Elizabeth Photography is a business owned and operated by photography professional, Erin Elizabeth. Stewart Uy has over five years of experience in the field and has aided clients in the capturing of photos at more than 100 weddings during her career. All of Brennigan’s photography packages include high-resolution digital files, online gallery access, and a complimentary engagement session for couples. The photographer is willing to travel throughout the state of Michigan, the Midwest, and Central Florida for distant clients or events. In addition to offering single portrait or family photography, Brennigan offers a helping hand in general services at weddings like fetching water, playing with flower girls to keep them occupied, pinning on boutonnieres, and whatever else her clients need.

Portland, OR(858) 349-0003

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Grupp & Rose Photography

Grupp & Rose Photography blends conceptual storytelling, journalistic instincts, and fashionable art for photo shoots throughout Portland and the Pacific Northwest. With over a decade of experience, Paul Grupp and Brenda Rose specialize in wedding, headshot, fashion, music, boudoir, and portraiture photography. Their work has been published in a variety of magazines, newspapers, and catalogs. Clients highly recommend Grupp & Rose as helpful, artistic, and reasonably priced.

Portland, OR(503) 799-9802

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Holland Studios

Holland Studios is a photography team based in Portland that has taken photos locally and around the world. The team specializes in weddings, commercial, and portrait photography. Holland Studios was recognized by the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Awards in 2011.

Portland, OR(503) 238-5957

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Jen Mahoney Photography

Jen Mahoney Photography books photo shoots with high school seniors, families, corporate professionals, models, and commercial clients in the greater Portland area. Jen Mahoney offers both full and express session packages. Customers can order à la carte prints, digital images, and gallery canvas enlargements.

Portland, OR(503) 709-0030

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Jimmy Hickey

Jimmy Hickey is a photographer serving Portland and surrounding areas. With nine years of experience taking high school senior portraits, Jimmy has also worked with NFL, MLS, NCAA, and Nike. Jimmy strives to create unique photo shoots for each client. Most of his portrait packages include unlimited downloads and sharing of finished photos. Clients also have the option to book a professional hair and makeup stylist for their sessions.

Portland, OR(360) 749-1291

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Joshua Bean Photography

Joshua Bean Photography takes photos for weddings, concerts, and portraits. Joshua Bean’s portraiture services include high school seniors, children, families, corporate, and editorial. Each client receives a tailored photography package with several options for print and digital distribution. Joshua Bean strives to capture portraits with clients’ personality and emotions.

Vancouver, OR(617) 835-7246

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Kelly Mooney Photography

Kelly Mooney Photography works with high school seniors, families, small businesses, professionals, models, and sports teams throughout the Portland Metro area. Kelly Mooney gained 17 years of media experience from owning a public relations firm. Her studio features 600 square feet, 12-foot-high ceilings, large southeast-facing windows, blackout curtains, dressing room, wifi, various backdrops, and lighting equipment. Clients praise Kelly Mooney for a comfortable photoshoot experience and high-quality, impressive results.

Oregon City, OR(503) 722-4080

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Kenneth Benjamin Reed

Kenneth Benjamin Reed is a photographer serving the greater Portland area with portraiture expertise. Photographer Ben Reed also provides product, editorial, and advertising photos. Previous clients have included USA Today, The Onion, Pearson Higher Education, The Portland Opera, and Seattle Magazine. Ben Reed teaches production classes, tutorials, and workshops. His clients have praised Ben Reed as talented, knowledgeable, and creative.

Portland, OR(503) 877-4041

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Melissa Tomeoni Photography

Melissa Tomeoni Photography takes on-location photos for newborns, children, couples, high school seniors, and business professionals throughout the Portland Metro area. The business portrait package includes a 20-minute photoshoot, 20 edited photos, custom disc with client’s five favorite portraits, and copyright release for web and print publication. In addition to portrait sessions, customers can also order a variety of products, such as custom wall art and albums.

Portland, OR(503) 933-5359

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Michael Verity Photography

Michael Verity Photography focuses on headshots, modeling portfolios, and high school senior portraits in the Portland Metro area. The photographer also has professional experience with on-location photo shoots for children and teenagers. Past clients have praised Michael Verity’s vision, talent, and personable approach.

Brush Prairie, WA(360) 828-7219

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Nanci Imagery

Nanci Imagery specializes in professional portrait photography based in Newberg and serving clients throughout the Portland Metro area. Portrait services include family, newborns, maternity, high school graduates, and headshots. Nanci Imagery is also available to shoot boudoir, commercial, and event photography. Customers can book a variety of session packages, depending on the amount of photoshoot time and number of edited images desired.

Portland, OR(503) 970-8167

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New Moon Photography

New Moon Photography has been in business for over 16 years in the greater Portland area. Photographer Laura Sonnenberg accepts projects for weddings, engagements, families, individuals, senior portraits, professional, commercial, models, actors, musicians, and boudoir clients. New Moon Photography offers several session packages, digital photos with copyright release, and specialty products to order.

Portland, OR(503) 701-2188

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Sonya Trachsel

Sonya Trachsel shoots weddings, portraits, and travel photography in Portland, nationwide, and internationally. Sonya uses a close and personal photography style with natural lighting. Past clients have enjoyed working with Sonya and praise her creativity, flexibility, and beautiful photo results.

Portland, OR(503) 931-1842

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