Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers
in Seattle
2017

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 Seattle, WA.

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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.

Barbie Hull Photography

Barbie Hull graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle in 2001, and since then she has earned a reputation for taking classic, beautiful photographs. She specializes in weddings, portraits, baby photography, and travel photography; she takes an easygoing, fun, and laid-back approach.

Seattle, WA(206) 349-5540

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Carly Bish Photography

Carly Chaney provides wedding, portrait, studio, and commercial photography for clients in Seattle, Los Angeles, Denver, and around the world. She has more than ten years of professional photography experience, and she is a member of Professional Photographers of America.

Seattle, WA(206) 618-4641

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Dani Weiss Photography

Dani Weiss has more than 25 years of experience as a professional Seattle photographer. She shoots weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, portraits, In the course of her career, she has covered more than 700 weddings and events. Dani is active in the Greater Seattle Business Association and the Seattle Professional Photographers Association.

Seattle, WA(206) 760-3336

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Erin Schedler Photography

Erin Schedler has been a professional photographer for more than 15 years and has photographed more than 150 weddings. She specializes in maternity, newborn, family, and wedding photography. Erin describes her style as natural and candid, and her clients say that she takes beautiful and personal shots. She serves Seattle, Bellevue, Issaquah, and the greater Pacific Northwest, and she is available for travel worldwide.

Seattle, WA(206) 799-9176

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Ian Grant Photography

Ian Grant is a photojournalistic wedding photographer based in Seattle. He and his wife, Tanya, specialize in destination weddings, with which they have more than ten years of experience. Couples and families speak highly of the beauty and originality of the photographs that Ian takes. His images have been featured in numerous well-known publications, including The Atlantic, L'Officiel Paris, and The Canberra Times.

Mountlake Terrace, WA(508) 965-7713

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Jaquilyn Shumate Photography

Jaquilyn Shumate and her husband Travis provide professional photography services for clients in Seattle, Tacoma, and other locations. They offer wedding and engagement photography, portrait sessions, senior photos, and newborn & family sessions. Jaquilyn and Travis have a classic photojournalistic style, and they create timeless images that last a lifetime. Their clients cherish the experience of working with Jaquilyn and Travis, who they describe variously as "sweet", "extraordinary", and "awesome". Together they have photographed hundreds of weddings, engagements, and portrait sessions, and though they have refined their technique, they are always looking to be creative.

Tacoma, WA(253) 365-0080

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Jenn Repp Photography

Jenn Repp is a Seattle photographer who specializes in wedding, portrait, and lifestyle photography. She has more than ten years of professional photography experience, and her clients say that she takes stunning and personal shots. Jenn is available for sessions all across the world.

Seattle, WA(206) 228-7514

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Julia Kinnunen Photography

Julia Kinnunen a wedding and lifestyle photographer, based in Seattle, whose work has been featured in Junebug and Offbeat Bride. She has a reputation for taking beautiful photographs, and her clients say that she is a delight to work with. Julia won a "Best of Thumbtack" award in 2015.

Seattle, WA(360) 722-0721

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Julie Voss Photography

Julie Voss is a French photographer who offers portrait, headshot, engagement, maternity, senior, and graduation photography to clients in Seattle and the surrounding area. Julie has traveled the world taking photographs, and she now schedules sessions on-location, at her client's home or at local outdoor locations. People are impressed by her obvious talent and experience, and they praise her creativity and attention to detail.

Everett, WA(425) 647-3682

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Kristen Honeycutt Photo Co

Kristen Honeycutt is a Seattle photographer who provides portrait, maternity and baby photography for clients in Seattle. Kristen has a reputation for quality photography; her clients speak very highly of the beautiful images that she captures, and they also praise her helpful and positive manner.

Seattle, WA(425) 492-5019

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Laurel McConnell Photography

Laurel McConnell Photography is an award-winning Seattle studio that has more than 15 years of experience with wedding and portrait photography. The boutique company works only with a small number of couples every year and prides itself on the special attention given to those few. Laurel McConnel Photography has been featured in many well-known publications, including Brides, Wedding Chicks, and Style Me Pretty. Junebug Weddings recently named them as one of the world's best photographers.

Seattle, WA(206) 354-8487

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Mastin Studio

Kirk Mastin is a Seattle photographer with more than ten years of experience in classic fine art wedding photography. He uses analog film to shoot his photos, then presents couples with hand-crafted, custom albums of their images. Kirk gets glowing reviews from his clients, who praise his attention to detail and his eye for beauty.

Seattle, WA(206) 651-4038

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Michael Clinard Photography

Michael Clinard is a Seattle photographer whose commercial and editorial photographs have earned him a place in PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers list. He specializes in what he whimsically-themed narrative portraiture, building on his education in conceptual art at the University of Iowa. Since receiving his MA, he has built an impressive client list -- it includes Mitsubishi Electronics, Fast Company, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. His work has also been featured in various well-known publications, including Esquire, Adweek, Mental Floss, Fortune 500 magazine, and Scientific American.

Seattle, WA(206) 372-7409

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Molly Landreth Photography

Molly Landreth is an independent artist and photographer who has been featured in a slew of prestigious publications, including The New York Times, Time Magazine, Newsweek, The Guardian, Marie Claire, and The New Yorker. She specializes in large-format environmental portraiture, fine art wedding imagery, and lifestyle photography -- but she also exhibits her work and gives lectures. Her services are available in Seattle and all over the world. Molly's clients have been impressed by her professional talents, and they invariably say that she made them feel relaxed and comfortable. Molly was educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where she received her Master of Fine Arts.

Seattle, WA(206) 234-9003

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O'Malley Photographers

Scott and Ashley are a husband and wife team of photographers who specialize in wedding, lifestyle, and portrait photography. They work with clients in Seattle and all over the world. Scott and Ashley describe their style as a mixture of fine art and documentary, and they say that their aim is to create beautiful and timeless photographs. Their clients speak very highly of the quality of their work, some of which has been featured in well-known publications such as Style Me Pretty, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Brides magazine.

Seattle, WA(253) 229-3857

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Seattle Headshots

Ian Grant has more than ten years of experience in his field -- photographing headshots for actors and professionals. His clients speak highly of his professionalism, and they are quick to express their delight with the images that he and his colleagues deliver.

Mountlake Terrace, WA(508) 965-7713

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Susan Doupé Photography

Susan Doupé is a Seattle photographer who specializes in headshots for actors and professionals. She also photographs teens, children, high school seniors, babies, families, and she covers events such as parties, auctions, Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah's, and family reunions. Susan works closely with hair and makeup artists, she works in-studio and at outdoor locations, and she retouches images on request -- all to ensure her clients are happy with their session. People are impressed by her artistic and technical skills, but they also praise the warm and sensitive way that she treats her subjects.

Seattle, WA(206) 915-9079

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Wendi+Sam Photography

Wendi and Sam are a husband and wife team that offers a comprehensive range of photography services throughout Seattle. They are experts in documentary, engagement, family, headshot, maternity, newborn, senior, and portrait photography. Their clients speak highly of the beauty of Wendi and Sam's photos.

Seattle, WA(248) 595-5136

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Zipperture Photography

Yuliya Rae is a Seattle professional who specializes in legacy portraits, glamour photography, headshots, and fashion & editorial photography. She tries to give celebrity experiences to everyday people; her services include styling and professional hair & make-up sessions. She gives all of her clients a complimentary consultation so that they can help shape the creative process. People say that Yuliya makes them feel at ease, comfortable, and beautiful.

Seattle, WA(206) 659-7137

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