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Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Richmond Portrait 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. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Amanda Rachael Photography

Amanda Rachael Photography is based in Midlothian, serving clients in Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding areas. The studio specializes in portrait photography, capturing fleeting moments in the lives of newborns, babies, children, and their families. Sessions are all-inclusive, including full print access to digital files as well as the option to purchase professionally printed images and products. A non-refundable retainer fee is required at the time of booking.

Kelham News Midlothian
Richmond, VA 23113


Aniko Levai Photography

Aniko Levai Photography provides natural light photo sessions for families and individuals in the Richmond, Virginia area. The studio offers a broad range of photography services, including lifestyle, maternity, newborn, family, wedding, engagement, and high school senior portraits. The head photographer Aniko Levai, is known for being prompt, easy-going, and artistic.

Richmond, VA 23005


Anna Kardos

Anna Kardos is a full-time photographer based in Richmond that is known for her artistic and natural shooting style. She specializes in crafting timeless wedding and engagement photographs and equally captures fine art portraits of children, families, and high school seniors. Anna Kardos’ work has been featured on Grey Likes Weddings, WeddingWire, 100 Layer Cake, Chic Vintage Brides, and Bayside Bride.

Richmond, VA 23220



BrandonPhotos offers professional, high-quality portraits for models throughout the Glen Allen, Virginia area. The studio primarily takes lifestyle headshots for a variety of purposes, including corporate websites, social media, actors’ portfolios, promotion, and marketing. Its team is also available for wedding photography services. Brandon, the studio's head photographer is commended for his friendly nature, eye for detail, and passion for his craft.

Glen Allen, VA 23059


Dementi Studio

Dementi Studio is a family owned photographic studio that conducts lifestyle portrait sessions for individuals, couples, and families in the Richmond, Virginia area. The studio specializes in wedding, historic, and commercial photography services, and also captures headshots and portraits of families, children, newborns, high school seniors, and business executives. Previous customers commend the photographers at the studio for their notable workmanship, professionalism, and diligence.

Richmond, VA 23219


Heather Machut Photography, L.L.C.

Heather Machut Photography, L.L.C. offers clean, romantic portraits of couples and families. Based in Richmond, Virginia, the company primarily conducts engagement shoots, wedding photo sessions, and event photography services, and equally captures modern portraits of children, expectant mothers, families, high school seniors, and pets. The studio's photographer, Heather Machut is known for her personable service and dedication to her craft.

Richmond, VA 23238


Hoot Media Photography

Hoot Media Photography is a photography company that conducts portrait sessions for families and couples. Based in Richmond, Virginia and serving the surrounding communities, the photographers handle a broad range of services, including wedding photography, engagement sessions, bridal portraits, family portraits, senior photos, corporate headshots, and school photography. The company was a recipient of Couples’ Choice Award by Wedding Wire in 2014 and 2015.

Richmond, VA 23219


Jessica Robertson Photographic Artistry

Jessica Robertson is RVA’s premier Senior Portrait photographer. With over 19 years in the industry, Jessica and her team photograph 200 seniors each year, as well as families, children, pets, and headshots. Seven-time winner of the PPA Photographer of the Year, Jessica has achieved recognition for her work on the national and international levels. She earned the Photographic Craftsman and Master of Photography degrees from the Professional Photographers of America. She also holds her Fellow of Photography from Virginia Professional Photographers Association and a degree in Fine Art. Jessica creates authentic portraits and captures memories that last a lifetime.

Ashland, VA 23005

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Kim Brundage Photography

Kim Brundage Photography offers professional branding portraits to clients in Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding communities. The company specializes in individual branding, commercial clients, and headshot parties. It also provides hair, camera-ready makeup, hairstyling services, and wardrobe consultations. The photographers at the studio or on-location strive to make their clients feel comfortable and seek to cultivate an empowering and professional environment.

Richmond, VA 23226


Kim Stockwell Photography

Kim Stockwell Photography is a photography studio that captures natural light portraits of couples and individuals in and around the Richmond, Virginia area. Its skilled team focuses on wedding and engagement photo sessions and is known for producing laid back, classic portraits of families and individuals. Previous customers commend the studio's head photographer, Kim Stockwell for her polished professionalism, creativity, and stunning work.

Richmond, VA 23226


Kimberly Hise Photography

Kimberly Hise is a portrait photographer focusing on senior photoshoots. She enjoys taking creative senior photos that showcase the unique personality and style of every high school graduating student in Richmond. Her storyteller sessions incorporate thorough planning of locations, outfits, and makeup that fit the senior students' vision before the actual shoot takes place. Her studio also produces formal yearbook portraits and simple senior photos as well as maternity, family, and professional images.

2300 Astoria Drive
Bon Air, VA 23235

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Quarterman Photography

Quarterman Photography offers artful photo sessions to clients throughout the Mechanicsville, Virginia area and the photographers at the studio have over 10 years of experience in uniquely capturing weddings and engagement sessions, and is also well-versed in taking creative portraits of babies, families, and high school seniors. The photographers at the studio are known for their enthusiasm, and consistently strive to have pristine attention to detail, warmth, and patience.

Mechanicsville, VA 23111


Studio Express

Studio Express offers digital portraiture services for clients throughout Glen Allen, Virginia and the surrounding areas. The studio was established in 1996 and has since provided business portraits, graduation portraits, newborn and infant photography, maternity photography, child photography, touch-ups, and photo restoration services, among others. The company also offers military and graduation discounts to those who qualify.

Glen Allen, VA 23059


Wendell Powell Studio

Wendell Powell Studio is a full-service photography studio that has been serving the Richmond, Virginia area for over 60 years. The company focuses on wedding, bridal, engagement, senior portraits, children, and family photography, and offers additional services such as framing and photo restoration. Previous clients commend the staff for their over the top professionalism and outstanding customer focus.

Richmond, VA 23229


Wolfgang Jasper Photography

Wolfgang Jasper Photography is a Henrico, Virginia-based photography business that offers unique portrait sessions to clients of all ages. The studio provides custom portraiture services for a variety of subjects, including babies, brides, children, couples, families, expectant mothers, high school seniors, and boudoir models. Head photographer Wolfgang Jasper is equipped with over 30 years of experience in all kinds of professional photography and holds a Master’s degree in Fine Art.

Henrico, VA 23228


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