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Best Family
Photographers in
Memphis
2019

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best family photographers in Memphis, TN.

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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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Amy Dale Photography

Amy Dale Photography is a wedding, engagement, and portrait photographer serving Memphis and the surrounding area. The company also offers senior portraits and "Day in the Life" sessions. The unique "Day in the Life" packages begin at $600 and include three hours of natural, documentary style photography of families. Weddings start at $4700 and include an engagement photo shoot and up to 10 hours of wedding day shots. Amy Dale Photography accepts a very limited number of weddings and sessions throughout the year. All shoots include an online gallery and final images with personal print rights. Keepsake albums and prints are available for an additional charge. Bold lighting, interesting perspectives, and unusual settings are a hallmark of the studio's work.

Memphis, TN 38103

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Bob Bayne Photgraphy

Bob Bayne Photography is a Memphis-based lifestyle photography studio. Bob Bayne founded the company nearly fifteen years ago, and the studio specializes in family, portrait, and travel photography. The company is mostly known for their work with the music and entertainment industry. The company boasts a bold and varied portfolio which contains dream-like images of Snoop Dogg, Wilco, and John Bell of Widespread Panic. Also, highly regarded are the studio's travel images which include breathtaking landscape and architecturally themed cityscapes. Bob Bayne is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. The rich musical history of Memphis has a profound influence on the studio's photography

Memphis, TN 38107

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CandiCane Photography

CandiCane Photography is a Memphis-based studio specializing in maternity, newborn, baby, and child photography. With a passion for babies and children, Candice Plunk founded the studio in 2012. The company is well-known for colorful and creative portraits. Soft lighting, pastoral settings, and big smiles are hallmark traits of the studio's photography. Studio sessions start at $175, and location pricing ranges between $75 and $125 per session. The company also offers a baby plan starting at $500 and is only available to clients who previously booked a newborn session. Candice is patient and gentle with newborns. She is often called the "baby whisperer." She enjoys being silly and energetic during the photo shoots. Customers speak highly of Candice's professionalism, attention to detail, and timeless artistry.

Cordova, TN 38654

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Courtney Edwards Photography

Courtney Edwards Photography was founded in 2013 and serves Memphis and the surrounding areas. The studio specializes in newborn, child, family, and maternity photography with an emphasis on natural lighting. The company is happy to shoot on-location or in the studio. Photography packages range from $350 to $1200, and additional a la carte items are also available. Expectant mothers are encouraged to book newborn sessions in the second or third trimester and all other bookings at least 1-2 months in advance. Courtney offers a quick turn-around with a “sneak peek” within a few days to a week. Final galleries typically post in 2-3 weeks from the date of the session. Courtney Edwards is well-known for her outstanding communication, openness to new ideas, and the ability to capture the candid moments between parents and their children.

Memphis, TN 38117

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Elizabeth Wiggs Photography

Elizabeth Wiggs Photography is a natural light portrait photographer based in Germantown, TN that serves the surrounding Memphis area. Photographer Elizabeth Wiggs has nearly a decade of experience with an emphasis on photojournalistic photography. The studio approaches each session with the goal of capturing candid shots of families, newborns, children, and expecting moms. Elizabeth's photos are timeless keepsakes that embody the love of a family. On-location sessions start at $85.00 and include a 1-2-hour photo shoot, digital retouching of photographs, and online proofing. Newborn sessions are a $115.00 and last approximately 2-3 hours. These sessions take place in Elizabeth's in-home studio in Germantown. Clients appreciate Elizabeth's warm, welcoming nature and her ability to capture the unique qualities of the individual.

Germantown, TN 38138

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G. Nelson Photography

G. Nelson Photography is a family photography studio serving Memphis and the surrounding areas. The owner, photographer, and artist Geoff Nelson has over twenty years of experience capturing striking images. The company shoots mostly on location at popular landmarks such as Mud Island, the Botanic Gardens in Memphis, the Collierville Town Square, and the Arlington Depot Square. The company also takes portraits at their home studio which is ideal for specialty sessions like headshots, newborns, and boudoir. Each photo shoot is custom tailored to meet the client's unique personality. G. Nelson Photography creates images that are as distinct as the subject. Portrait sessions start at $150, and newborn sessions start at $300. Customers may proof and order prints via the website.

Cordova, TN 38016

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Javen Photography

Javen Photography is a sought-after Memphis wedding photography studio. Founders and photographers Justin and Ashley Veneman met in college and married three years later. The husband and wife duo use a blend of photojournalism and fashion portraiture to capture life's special moments. In addition to shooting weddings, the studio provides engagement, family, and newborn photography. The Venemans work inconspicuously as a team offering two distinct perspectives and the ability to capture the unique moments that a single photographer might overlook. They strive to deliver one-of-a-kind photographs that exceed expectations. Online proofing and ordering are available. Orders ship in a timely fashion and arrive within three weeks of the order.

Arlington, TN 38002

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Real2Reel Photography

Real2Reel Photography is a professional photography studio located in the heart of the downtown Memphis arts district. The company has over 15 years of experience and specializes in family, pet, and high school senior photography. They also offer wedding and headshot portraits. The studio is open daily from 9 AM to 6 PM and is available to shoot seven days a week. In addition to the studio, Real2Reel is happy to shoot on-location at various places including the Botanic Gardens, Beale Street or the high school football field. Packages start at $395 and require a $100 non-refundable deposit to book a studio session. Real2Reel Photography is a proud member of the Professional Photographers of America, Pro4um, and the Memphis Professional Photographers Guild.

Memphis, TN 38103

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Shelby Renee Photo

Shelby Renee Photo is a Memphis-based family and wedding photographer who artistically captures life's joy, love, and celebration at an affordable price. Photographer Shelby Renee offers two distinct photo packages. Life sessions start at $175 and include family, kids, maternity, and seniors. Photo shoots are customized to meet the family's desires and needs. Love sessions start at $1400 and consist of weddings, engagements, anniversaries, and bridal shoots. Packages can be tailored to accommodate the couple's wishes and special requests. Customers give high praise to Shelby's patience, especially when dealing with fussy children. Shelby Renee Photo is a vendor on Weddings.com and has been featured on the website Borrowed and Blue.

Memphis, TN 38117

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