Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers in
Memphis
2016

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 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.

1:17 Photography

1:17 Photography is a Memphis company that specializes in natural light portraiture photography for children. The company has shot beautiful children's and family portraits since 2010. Although the company prefers to shoot in natural surroundings like farm fields, nature parks, and gardens, it is quite comfortable shooting in locations clients feel most comfortable in. Customers can create an online account to order photo packages, gift cards, and products such as digital images, image boxes, and photo jewelry.

Memphis, TN(901) 240-0308

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Amanda Hill Photography

Amanda Hill opened her first studio in 2011 but had been working as a photographer in Memphis for some years. Her Amanda Hill Photography studio specializes in portraits, headshots, and boudoir photography. Amanda’s boudoir sessions are ideal for ladies seeking something classy and timeless for themselves or a loved one. The company can also arrange boudoir photo parties as a fun way for clients to celebrate birthdays or a girl’s night out. Portrait sessions are also available for customers who need professional and creative photos for their social sites, marketing campaigns, or website.

Memphis, TN(901) 310-5131

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Ashley Benham Photography

Ashley Benham Photography is a Memphis company serving clients with weddings, lifestyle, and portrait photography needs. The company’s owner is a trained photographer who attained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Photography from Columbia College in 2014. The company’s customizable wedding packages start at $1,500 and include access to an online gallery where clients can view, download, and order prints. Ashley has shot a few elopements and destination weddings and always looks forward to shooting another. However, these have their special rates.

Memphis, TN(901) 487-2142

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Business Visuals

Business Visuals was started in 1982 to provide advertising photography services in Memphis. Back then the company only served one customer, Holiday Inn Hotels. The company subsequently grew to offer portrait, product, and event photography to other clients in industries such as consumer products, healthcare, commercial real estate, and others. Today clients use the company’s photos on their websites, for advertising purposes, and for their personal albums.

Memphis, TN(901) 753-8526

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Caroline Wilhite Photography

Caroline Wilhite is a portrait, lifestyle and headshot photographer serving clients in Memphis. Through her company, Caroline Wilhite Photography the photographer works to produce images that capture the subject’s personality and emotion. The company specializes in families, maternity, newborns, couples, and children’s photographs. Caroline has covered some military functions and can now confidently shoot promotion ceremonies and other military events.

Memphis, TN(813) 774-0457

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Casie Cook Photography

Casie Cook Photography serves individual and corporate photography clients in Olive Branch. The company specializes in family and wedding photography services. The owner and head photographer strives to document the unique bonds her clients share with their loved ones. Cassie has photographed many weddings and family events. Her growing portfolio can be viewed on her website.

Olive Branch, MS(901) 282-8233

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Caylan Awtrey Photography

Caylan Awtrey is a wedding and portrait photographer working in Memphis. Caylan’s company, Caylan Awtrey Photography offers packaged deals for portraits, newborn, maternity, and “watch me grow” photography as well as three separate packages for weddings. Caylan has shot many weddings and engagements from which she has been able to attract new clients.

Cordova, TN(901) 409-7141

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DESOTO IMAGE

DESOTO IMAGE is a commercial, wedding, and portrait photography business in Hernando. The company’s commercial services include advertising and product images that are taken from the air, on location, and in their studio. Desoto Image's aerial photography equipment allows it to take photos from any angle and as low as 10 feet. Aerial shots of listed residential properties have been very popular with clients. The company believes no two weddings are alike and thus does not offer packages at predetermined prices.

Hernando, MS(901) 326-4071

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Dreamweaver Artists

Dreamweaver Artists is a photography services business founded in 2009 to serve customers in Cordova. The husband and wife operated company serves clients from their studio or any location the client may choose. The company has experience with family, couples, high school senior, children’s, newborn baby, and pet portraits. For clients who need business-related photos, the company takes headshots of staff and business locations. Dreamweaver Artists also serves clients with real estate photography needs.

Cordova, TN(901) 825-8072

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Jaffe

Jaffe is a wedding and commercial photography business owned and run by Memphis photographer Hal Jaffe. Hal is a second generation photographer who learned to take and process photographs from his father. Hal believes his years of experience have made him a “skilled craftsman and artist” who can bring clients’ feelings, emotions, and stories to life through his photographs. An old client has said, “Hal did a terrific job photographing our children. The staff was great in helping us choose our collection. Bravo!”

Memphis, TN(901) 682-7501

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Jeff Crawley Photography

Jeff Crawley Photography offers portrait and headshot photography services to clients in Memphis. The company's owner and head photographer Jeff Crawley meets clients at locations convenient for them and shoots for up to 60 minutes. He allows customers as many outfit changes as they like. Jeff’s photo sessions cost between $150 - $200 depending on the number of locations and subjects to be photographed. The firm can arrange to bring a hair and makeup artist for an additional fee.

Memphis, TN(901) 605-9923

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Marci Lambert Photography

Marci Lambert takes beautiful portraits and professional looking headshots for her individual and corporate clients in Memphis. Marci has been taking pictures for over 15 years. She decided to go professional and registered her company Marci Lambert Photography after realizing some clients kept returning to her with more requests. Along with other packaged deals, Marci offers a standard session priced at $195 as well as a studio session complete with hair & makeup which she bills at $250.

Memphis, TN(901) 568-0211

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Office Headshots

Office Headshots provides individual headshots as well as team and group shots for its corporate clients in Bartlett. The company can schedule sessions for one person or the entire company. Office Headshots uses professional cameras, compact studio lighting, and background choices that can match clients workplace style to deliver professional looking headshots. The company’s photographers can also come to the customer’s business premises, where they can also take interior or exterior photographs of the business. All headshot images can be viewed and downloaded from a private online gallery.

Bartlett, TN(901) 413-8751

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Pamela Fields Photography

Pamela Fields is a portrait and documentary-style photographer working from her base in Memphis to serve clients all over the US. Her company Pamela Fields Photography specializes in “contemporary portraits with a fashion twist,” taken on-location or from its studio. Pamela also serves clients with headshot, boudoir, concert, promotional, and commercial photography needs. Pamela’s fashion photography work has been published in national and international magazines. She has also been profiled on Vogue Italia's website.

Collierville, TN(601) 317-2698

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Ritz Photography

Ritz Photography is a photography services company serving customers in Horn Lake. The company specializes in high school senior portraits, general portraiture, and maternity portraits. Ritz Photography also has a dedicated wedding service where clients can choose any one of the digital, classic, coffee table book, and wedding story collections. There are choices available for maternity and other portrait services.

Horn Lake, MS(901) 486-7517

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Roger Cotton Photography

Roger Cotton Photography specializes in individual, youth sports team, action sports, live event, and boutique portrait photography. The Memphis company’s team of professional sports photographers capture memorable images that can be printed onto a variety of products. Team photos typically take 15 minutes or less to process. The firm’s skilled photographers have handled assignments at concerts, parties, conventions, banquets, award ceremonies, and many other events. Roger Cotton Photography has a mini-lab printer that enables immediate, on-site photo printing.

Memphis, TN(901) 266-0173

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Smith Artisan Photography

Smith Artisan Photography is a photography services company with clients in Memphis. The company specializes in wedding, family, seniors, children’s, engagements, maternity, newborns, band promotions, headshot, and portrait photography. Smith Artisan Photography also has skills for photo manipulations and has served corporate clients in various industries. The company is owned and run by a couple who also have alternative music and teachings careers.

West Memphis, AR(901) 409-8872

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Steve Jones Photography

Steve Jones is a photographer who has worked in Memphis for the past 17 years. His company, Steve Jones Photography specializes in on-location photography for individuals, businesses, and magazines. Steve’s growing corporate portfolio includes work done for clients such as Time Magazine, Varsity Spirit, BusinessWeek Magazine, and FedEx. The photographer has also shot many sporting and leisure events.

Memphis, TN(901) 619-6966

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Stroud Photography

Stroud Photography is a company in Olive Branch that specializes in portraiture and weddings photography. The company’s portraits service encompasses children, seniors, family packages, as well as a ‘watch them grow’ package that document moments through a child’s toddler years. The wedding service package captures key moments involving both the couple and the guests, from the reception to the celebration. Stroud Photography also operates a chain of photo booths.

Olive Branch, MS(662) 342-2332

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Z PHOTOG STUDIO

Z PHOTOG STUDIO specializes in beauty portraits, fine art portraits, and business headshot photography. The Bartlett company aims to uplift its mostly women clientele by providing a service that makes them feel special. Every photo shoot starts with a consultation meeting to brainstorm ideas so the photographer can take pictures the client will love and cherish. The company’s owner is also a Sue Bryce mentor who helps small business owners struggling with building a sustainable customer.

Bartlett, TN(901) 500-5841

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