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Best Family Photographers in Seattle

Our Recommended Top 21

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Seattle Family 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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Redmond, WA 98052
  • Newborn
  • Maternity
  • Family

Why choose this provider?

Lana Sky Photography is owned by Lana Ozik, a Redmond-based newborn, maternity, and family photographer catering to clients in the Greater Seattle area. Born to parents who both loved photography, Ozik got her first camera at 15 and later made a career as a professional portrait photographer. Lana Sky Photography offers pet-friendly family sessions held either in the clients' home or on location during golden hour. It provides online styling to help clients prepare outfits for their portrait sessions.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (69)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (7)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (4)

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Website
Seattle, WA
  • Children's Portraits
  • Senior Portraits
  • Family
  • Documentary
  • Maternity

Why choose this provider?

Insong Photography serves clients in Seattle. Its family photographer, Ying, utilizes documentary and lifestyle approaches to capture images of families enjoying their moments and to share their unique stories. She takes indoor or outdoor photos and classic, timeless portraits of children in a studio. She also offers maternity and senior photo sessions. Her packages include an online slideshow, edited high-resolution pictures, and print release. Ying also caters to extended families, extra friends, and other activities during the photoshoots.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (19)

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Website
26643 Southeast 9th Way, Sammamish, WA 98075

Why choose this provider?

Dream Catcher’s Pictures provides family, newborn, maternity, and senior photography services in Seattle. The photography studio offers indoor and outdoor photography sessions. It prefers to conduct candid outdoor family sessions, making sessions like a play date for the family. It also guides clients in several areas such as styling, locations, and preparing the whole family. Images are sent to clients through a private online gallery for downloading. Print ordering is also offered to clients. Keala Li manages the studio. She previously worked as a research statistician.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (26)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (8)

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Website
Seattle, WA

Why choose this provider?

Shutter & Click helps families and individuals in and around the Seattle area capture their once-in-a-lifetime moments and milestones and preserve them through photos. It provides headshot, senior, maternity, newborn, couples, and family photography services using a candid style and late afternoon natural lighting. It also offers access to edited digital photos, which clients can print anytime. Shutter & Click aims to meet its client's budget and avoid confusion by having one clear and simple photography package.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (6)

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Website
Federal Way, WA 98023

Why choose this provider?

Alicen Lum Photography is a family photography studio that serves clients in and around the Seattle metro area. Founder and experienced family photographer Alicen Lum specializes in family, children, first year, maternity, and newborn photography. Alicen Lum Photography offers both studio and on-location photo and video packages, where clients have the ability to choose between simple, deluxe, and premium packages. The photography business also provides options for both studio and newborn sessions.

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5.0
Facebook
4.9 / 5 (100)
Google
5.0 / 5 (88)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (22)

Website
Tukwila, WA 98188

Why choose this provider?

Hudson's Portrait Design is an independently owned studio in Tukwila that has been taking high-quality family portraits since 1982. Owner and photographer Bruce Hudson is one of only a handful of Mastercraftsman Photographers in the entire state of Washington and has enjoyed a prolific career photographing a number of politicians, sports stars, and celebrities in the past decades. He specializes in custom designing family wall decor for his client's homes and also covers engagements and weddings, high school senior photo shoots, and commercial photography sessions. The studio is widely recognized for the many national and international accolades they have garnered since its founding as well as for their superior customer service.

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4.6
Facebook
4.5 / 5 (85)
Google
5.0 / 5 (20)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (10)

Website
Bellevue, WA 98004

Why choose this provider?

The Wild Kin Wandering is a woman-owned business that offers high-quality studio and on-location photography services in Seattle. Jackleen Leed, the creative mind behind Wild Kin Wandering, loves to capture candid moments and real emotions. Her experience includes handling child, newborn, maternity, and family session, among others. Her work has been featured in Click Magazine and Child Photo Competition.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (17)

Website
13426 Northeast 36th Street, Bellevue, WA 98005

Why choose this provider?

Shan Lu Photography is operated by Shan Lu, who is currently based in Seattle. Her photography services include indoor and outdoor family shoots, family documentaries, baby and maternity photography, and Chinese-style portraits. She also does seasonal photoshoots for the holidays and during the rhododendron bloom. Since 2007, Shan has been doing photography, with engagement photos as her focus. After becoming a mom, she concentrated on family and children photography. In 2011, she published her iPhone photography book in Mainland China and Taiwan.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (1)

Website
Mill Creek, WA 98012

Why choose this provider?

June Bug Photography is a locally owned business that provides high-quality newborn and family photography services in Seattle. Sweet Dreams Studio, a natural light studio in Mill Creek, is also a part of this business. It is fully equipped with creative props, backdrops, clothing, and more meat to provide clients a full and personalized photography experience. Packages include consultation, session time, and digital images, among others.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (50)
Google
5.0 / 5 (17)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (3)

Website
Seattle, WA 98122

Why choose this provider?

Seattle-based photographer Anita Nowacka specializes in children, family, wedding, and fine art photography. Her style can best be described as directed photojournalism, which focuses on the humorous moments and reactions that may occur naturally or may be guided by her. She has worked with the Doner Company, Mothering Magazine, and National Geographic. In 2012, she was named Seattle's Most Awesome Family Photographer.

Reputation:

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (20)

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Website
5201 11th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Why choose this provider?

Post Productions is a full-service boutique studio experience, specializing in relationship portraiture. Photographer & owner Natalie offers a premium experience from concept to completion, including clothing stylization, a personal ordering appointment, & custom-designed image products. Post Productions also photographs headshots & branding, engagements, weddings, pets, corporate events, maternity & newborn, as well as high school seniors. She also provides private lessons in photo retouching & editing.

Reputation:

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (41)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (7)

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5.0
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Website
Seattle, WA 98115

Why choose this provider?

Heleyna Holmes is an award-winning child and family photographer who is known for her interactive and fun sessions. She has been providing high-quality photography services, ranging from baby's first year and cake smash sessions to covering engagements and weddings, in the Seattle and Tacoma areas since 2009. She has a day-in-the-life style of photography which puts emphasis on capturing seemingly ordinary moments that people will love to cherish and share for a lifetime.

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4.9
Google
4.9 / 5 (19)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (9)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (4)

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Website
Seattle, WA 98133

Why choose this provider?

Sparkfly Photography is a Seattle-based studio composed of experienced photographers Dan and Stacia Cumberland. They have been photographing professionally since their first wedding project in 2005 and have since expanded their portfolio to include lifestyle and family sessions, headshots, and product photography. Some of their work has been published in the Chicago Tribune, Entrepreneur Magazine, Drift Journal, and more. Their style can best be described as natural and narrative.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (17)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (4)

Website
Seattle, WA 98134

Why choose this provider?

Heather Quintans is a professional photographer who conducts sessions in her Seattle-based studio and handles on-location sessions in Seattle, Edmonds, Shoreline, and other nearby areas. She also loves creating custom artwork such as canvas portraits and photo albums. She has been voted the best high school senior, child, and family photographer in Seattle by the readers of Parentmap and Seattle's Child magazines.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (4)

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Website
Redmond, WA 98052

Why choose this provider?

Caren Morris is an award-winning photographer in Redmond whose areas of expertise include covering weddings and corporate events as well as taking portraits and high school senior pictures. She is passionate about capturing elements that make a person unique and is praised for her ability to showcase such uniqueness in photos. This certified professional photographer is also a member of the International Special Events Society.

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4.7
Google
4.3 / 5 (3)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (3)

Website
Seattle, WA

Why choose this provider?

Ling Ling Zheng Photography serves the residents of the Eastside and Seattle area. Ling Ling provides styling assistance and high-resolution images. She strives to create a relaxed and memorable experience for her clients. To capture genuine joy in her photos, she encourages family members to explore their surroundings and engage in fun games. Her photos are filled with natural light and vibrant colors.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (31)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (5)

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Website
Snohomish, WA 98208

Why choose this provider?

Feasible Photography is an Everett-based family photography business that also serves families in Seattle and the surrounding areas. For the last 15 years, business owner and photographer Stacey Feasel has been passionate about capturing the joy in families she photographs. Stacey also offers maternity and newborn sessions and creates headshots and senior portraits. Feasible Photography offers a full photo print release and has a partnership with Millers Professional Imaging, which prints quality images.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (67)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (22)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (6)

Website
Seattle, WA
  • Sunset Photography
  • Maternity Photography
  • Newborn Photography

Why choose this provider?

Atsumi Sullivan Photography offers family portraiture for clients in and around the Seattle metro. Sullivan uses the words organic, simple, and connection to describe her photography focus and aesthetic, and family portrait sessions can be done in her studio, at the client's home, or in an outdoor setting. Additionally, she photographs newborns, baby milestones, expectant mothers, and small children. Her previous clients commend her work ethic, often creating a comfortable atmosphere for her clients which makes it easy for them to smile throughout the session.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (72)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (14)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Sophie Serrano Lifestyle Photography logo

Sophie Serrano Lifestyle Photography

Website
North Seattle, WA 98115
  • Newborn
  • Maternity
  • Family

Why choose this provider?

Sophie Serrano Lifestyle Photography is a Seattle-based company that specializes in producing family, maternity, and newborn portraits. Combining her experience as a degreed photographer and her passion for making photography fun and accessible, Sophie designs sessions to put her clients at ease and creates authentic and timeless photographs for the whole family. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Imaging and Photography. She is also part of the Lifestyle Photographers Association and American Photographic Artists.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (5)

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Brooke Holliday Photography logo

Brooke Holliday Photography

Website
23509 108th St Ct E,, Buckley, WA 98321

Why choose this provider?

Brooke Holliday Photography is a studio that aims to capture its clients' best moments with their loved ones. Brooke, its owner and lead photographer, has more than 15 years of experience in maternity, newborn, and family photography. She offers all-inclusive digital photo packages with high-resolution edited prints and a private online gallery. Each session takes place either at the client's home or any location around Seattle that Brooke has curated. These include various places in the Tacoma, Puyallup, and Sumner areas.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (19)

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5.0
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Website
5957 185th Ct NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Why choose this provider?

Mae Lans Photography “(pronounced ‘My Lens Photography’)” is a Redmond-based practice that serves clients in the greater Seattle area. It aims to provide unique and immersive virtual-reality family photography services. Owner and photographer Samira offers high-resolution images in different packages, depending on the client's budget, event, and location. She is a self-taught professional inspired by the beautiful moments she shares with her daughters. She also takes professional headshots and maternity photos with wardrobe options. Additionally, Samira conducts real estate photoshoots.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (12)
Google
5.0 / 5 (4)

FAQs

  • Introduction

    A family photographer is a skilled professional who uses artistic ability and a camera to take pictures of families. These professionals use photography equipment and photo editing software to create visually pleasing images of small and large family groups.

    You can have this type of photo taken when welcoming a new family member, such as when a baby is born or a child is adopted. You can have family photos taken annually to show how fast your children are growing or to commemorate an annual event or favorite holiday.

    Additionally, you can choose the type of setting and fashions that best fit your lifestyle for these photos. You can be as formal or casual as you like and have the pictures taken indoors or outside to suit your family’s preferences.
  • What is family photography?

    Family photography is taking pictures of groups of family members. These can be small groups of immediate family members or large groups that include members of your extended family. Settings can involve casual or formal events that are held indoors or outdoors.

  • Why do you need family photos?

    Family photos create a visual record of your family. These photos can create memories for you to cherish for a lifetime. Family photos also make way for future generations of your family to feel connected to you and your family.

  • What do family photographers do?

    Family photographers help you choose a visually interesting setting. They also typically manage lighting to help your photos come out looking bright and easy to see. These photographers may work in a studio that you visit, or they can also sometimes come to a location you choose.

  • Why do people get family portraits?

    People get family portraits to display at home and to share with loved ones. The photos can be used to commemorate the birth of a new family member and also be used to show how much family members change over the years.

  • How long should a family photo shoot last?

    A family photo shoot can be as short as half an hour or take as long as a couple of hours. Things that affect the amount of time it takes to complete a family photo shoot include the number of outfit changes and background settings you want.

  • How many pictures are in a session?

    The number of proofs you get from a family photo session varies based on the package you choose to buy. However, it’s common for a family photographer to provide a client with 35 to 60 images per session.