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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored portrait photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Providence, RI.

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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.

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Areti Bratsis Photographer

Areti Bratsis Photographer is a Foxborough business that has been serving clients for over 28 years. The business provides family photography, children photography, headshots, and event photography. Wedding photography is also available. Areti Bratsis Photographer’s sessions take place in studio and on location. The business also offers products such as table toppers and albums. Clients remark on Areti’s talent, professionalism, and quality of work.

Foxborough, MA 02035


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Bailey Fox Photography

Bailey Fox Photography is a Warwick business that specializes in newborn photography. She provides customized newborn sessions in her studio and provides outfits and props. The sessions are two-and-a-half to three hours long and take place when babies are between five and 16 days old. Siblings and parents are welcome to join. There is a plan that provides sessions that cover the baby’s first year. Maternity sessions are also available. Bailey has over 14 years of professional photography experience. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Children’s Photographers and the Professional Photographers of America. Bailey Fox Photography won the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award in 2010.

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Chris James Photography

Chris James Photography is a Providence business that provides portrait and wedding and event photography. The business serves Rhode Island, Boston, Newport, Cape Cod, and other areas. Wedding packages include an engagement session along with the digital files and editing. Portrait sessions take place on location at places such as the beach or a park. Chris James Photography is willing to travel to neighboring states such as Connecticut and Massachusetts. Chris James Photography is a member of the Professional Photographers of America.

Providence, RI 02909


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Dan Busler Photography

Dan Busler Photography is a Walpole business that has been serving clients for over 14 years. The business provides family, tween, senior, business, modeling, theatrical, sports, and event photography. Dan Busler Photography has appeared in several publications including the Boston Globe, the New York Times, People Magazine, Reader’s Digest Canada, Vanity Fair, the Boston Herald, and Boston Classical Review. Dan Busler Photography is a member of Professional Photographers of America. Clients appreciate Dan’s professionalism, friendliness, and talent.

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Danyel Stapleton Photography

Danyel Stapleton Photography is a Slatersville business that provides portrait and wedding photography. The business specializes in small weddings and photographs weddings around Southern New England. Danyel Stapleton Photography also photographs maternity, newborns, children and family, and seniors, and offers boudoir photography. Danyel has appeared in Mozi Magazine, Project.12, and Senior Style Guide. She is a member of the Professional Photographers of America. Clients appreciate her talent, patience, and quick turnaround.

Slatersville, RI 02876


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George Ross Photography

George Ross Photography is a Richmond business that has been serving clients for over 10 years. The business provides portrait, wedding, sports, website, product, and industrial photography. George provides wedding photos one week after the wedding. A few photos are available to share one day after the wedding. He produces a wedding highlight slideshow. Wedding packages can be tailored to the clients’ needs and wedding albums are available. George is willing to travel. Clients remark on his creativity, patience, diligence, flexibility, and professionalism.

Richmond, RI 02892


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Haven Photography

Haven Photography is a Rehoboth business that provides family, senior, child, maternity, and newborn photography in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. The business also offers a cake smash session, milestone sessions, and a baby’s first year package. Portrait sessions are an hour long and can take place in the studio or on location. Sessions come with 25 images and access to an online gallery. Clients appreciate Holly’s patience, professionalism, and talent.

Rehoboth, MA 02769


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Heather Barr Photography

Heather Barr Photography is a Walpole business that has been serving clients for over 14 years. The business provides wedding and portrait photography. Portrait photography can take place in the studio or on location. Heather photographs families, children, babies, and newborns. Heather Barr Photography also provides engagement portraits, senior portraits, headshots, child modeling shots, book covers, and commercial photography. Custom packages are available for weddings. Heather Barr Photography’s work appears in The Milford Daily News, The Metrowest Daily News, Baby Center/Parenting Magazine, and The Boston Herald. She travels within Northern Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Southern New Hampshire. Clients remark on Heather’s creativity, flexibility, skill, and professionalism.

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Ludwig Photography

Ludwig Photography is a Saunderstown business that provides wedding and portrait photography and serves Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The business has a home studio that is equipped with a lot of blankets and props for newborn photography. Ludwig Photography also provides engagement, children, maternity, baby, and family photography. Ludwig Photography is a member of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers. Clients remark on Beth’s efficiency and creativity.

Saunderstown, RI 02874


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Meagan Sharum Photography

Meagan Sharum Photography is a Harrisville business that serves Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. The business is comprised of a husband and wife team. Meagan has over eight years of professional photography experience. Justin is a photographer who provides his skills at weddings and events. He has more than five years of theatrical lighting experience. They only book a certain amount of weddings and photography sessions so they can give each client personal attention. Wedding collections come with a website and online gallery. Meagan Sharum Photography also provides engagement sessions, photography for elopements, and small weddings. Meagan and Justin usually take between 600 and 900 photos during a wedding day. Packages are customizable. Clients remark on their professionalism, laid-back attitude, creativity, and enthusiasm.

Harrisville, RI 02830


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Mel Colvin Photography

Mel Colvin Photography is a North Smithfield business that has over eight years of experience providing engagement, wedding, family, and newborn photography. Portrait sessions are on location and usually take one hour. Newborn sessions last up to three hours and take place in clients’ homes. Wedding packages are customizable and include an assistant, an online gallery, and high-resolution images. Clients remark on owner Mel’s creativity, patience, sense of humor, talent, and passion.

North Smithfield, RI 02864


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Piggy Toes Photography

Piggy Toes Photography is an Attleboro business that has been serving clients for over six years. The business provides newborn and baby photography. Newborn sessions last two to three hours and come with birth announcements. Portrait sessions last for an hour. Both come with an online gallery which contains 20 to 30 photos. Siblings and parents are welcome to join the newborn sessions. Cake smash sessions are also available. Piggy Toes Photography offers four different collections to choose from along with photo albums. Laura is fully insured and has training in newborn posing and safety. Clients appreciate her patience, creativity, and prices.

Attleboro, MA 02703


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Stacey Doyle Photography

Stacey Doyle Photography is a Pawtucket business that provides wedding photography, headshots, and portraits. The studio provides maternity, newborn, and family portrait photography. Stacey will also photograph family parties. Stacey Doyle Photography also offers photo albums. Stacey is willing to travel. Clients appreciate her talent, professionalism, enthusiasm, and accommodating nature.

Pawtucket, RI 02860


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Stewart Martin Photography + Martin Lab

Stewart Martin Photography + Martin Lab is a Providence business that provides portrait, fine art, event, and wedding photography. The business also offers custom black and white printing and one-on-one and group workshops. The workshops teach participants photography and darkroom equipment, techniques, and set-up. Stewart earned a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from School of Visual Arts. Clients remark on his eye, professionalism, and dedication.

Providence, RI 02906


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Élan Studio

Élan Studio is a Bristol business that provides family, child, and newborn photography. The business offers a variety of sessions including summer sunset, cake smash, sibling session, newborn and baby’s beginnings, family session, newborn session, and stylized session. Product offerings include albums, holiday cards, storyboards, and art pieces. Tracy Sweeney’s work has appeared in several publications including Digital Photography Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, Professional Photography, Click Magazine, and Digital SLR Magazine. Her work is also on packaging and signs at Target, Babies R’ Us, and Buy Buy Baby. Tracy’s work has won awards including the International Image Competition awards in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and National Association of Professional Child Photographers in 2014 and 2015. Clients appreciate Tracy’s talent, patience, and attention to detail.

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