Laurels
Best Family
Photographers in
Milwaukee
2017

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best family photographers in Milwaukee, WI.

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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.

Calfa Photography

Calfa Photography is the studio of professional photographer, Erin Calfa-Weide, in Milwaukee with more than a decade of experience. Erin shoots between 20 to 30 weddings each year and describes her style as “a marriage of all that is photography, editorial, documentary, journalistic, portrait, and timeless.” Other session options include engagements, family and maternity shoots, senior photos, portraits, and commercial headshots and promotions.

Milwaukee, WI(847) 308-4080

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Erin Harris Photography

Erin Harris Photography is a custom portrait and wedding photographer serving southeastern Wisconsin, Chicago, St. Paul, and Minneapolis from Fox Point. Erin specializes in weddings, senior portraits, newborns, babies, children, and families. Wedding packages include a planning session, a blog posting and private online gallery, personalized editing, and high-resolution digital images with other options available for an additional cost. Clients reported “you’ve exceeded our expectations by leaps and bounds,” “able to capture moments, not just pictures,” and “overall presentation is adorable and professional.”

Fox Point, WI

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Frenn Photography

Frenn Photography is a studio in West Allis specializing in photographs of maternity and newborns, children and families, high school seniors, and business portraits. Gilbert Frenn has more than three decades of experience and knowledge in the industry beginning his career with wedding photography. The studio offers a variety of options for high school senior portraits including indoor and outdoor sessions, multiple outfits and poses, and more. Other services include quality graduation and holiday photo cards. Customers reported “you truly take a portrait capturing the personality,” “photographs that truly create moments that will be etched for a lifetime,” and “highly recommend getting your pictures taken here.”

West Allis, WI(414) 321-1335

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Joyful Photography by Jinnee

Joyful Photography by Jinnee is an on-location family photographer in Pewaukee serving southeastern Wisconsin and beyond. Jinnee offers a variety of session styles and packages including newborns, maternity, children and families, senior portraits, and more. Special events packages are available for birthdays, fundraisers, baby and bridal showers, family reunions, graduations, church functions, and others. All packages include the time and talent of the photographer, professional editing, an online photo gallery, and digital download of a select number of photos.

Pewaukee, WI

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Kelsey Jorissen Photography LLC

Kelsey Jorissen Photography is the Franklin studio of a professional photographer serving southeastern Wisconsin and the Chicago area. Kelsey specializes in weddings, engagements, family and senior portraits, and headshots for professionals. Her wedding day package includes pre-planning sessions and follow-ups before the big day, eight hours of coverage for the wedding with additional hours available for a small fee, 1,000 digital images for download, and 250 edited and retouched photos with full rights to all of them. Kelsey also offers her photography talent for every kind of special event including parties, conferences, corporate gatherings, and more. Clients noted “makes you feel like more than just another client,” “would work with her again in a heartbeat,” and “very willing to hear our ideas.”

Franklin, WI(312) 788-0064

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Monica Caughlin Photography

Monica Caughlin Photography specializes in creating custom portraits for children, families, high school seniors, and weddings from her Greendale location. Packages for lifestyle, newborn, and family photo sessions are available and last for approximately one hour. High school senior sessions last for up to two hours and include two locations and three wardrobe changes with recommendations for hair and makeup artists. Wedding packages are customizable based on location and client’s expectations. Customers reported “wonderful to work with and always upbeat,” and “very flexible with her scheduling.”

Franklin, WI

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Portraits on Pilgrim

Portraits on Pilgrim is the Brookfield studio of a professional portrait photographer, Nancy Rubly, serving southeastern Wisconsin. Nancy specializes in capturing portraits of newborns, children and families, high school seniors, pets, and more. She also welcomes executives, models, and budding actors and actresses to book a session and create a portfolio of professional quality images. The studio offers several flat rate wedding packages that include a personally designed wedding album, and Nancy is available for destination weddings anywhere a plane ticket will take her. Senior portraits include a variety of options based on timing with early sessions offering the best discounts.

Brookfield, WI(262) 860-0777

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Robyn Vining

Robyn Vining is a professional photographer with an eye for fine art and a gift for storytelling through her pictures. Robyn specializes in weddings, children, and newborn photography in the Milwaukee area and beyond. Clients stated “her artistry and unique perspective shine in the finished product,” “her passion shines in every photo,” and “a session with her is truly priceless.”

Wauwatosa, WI(414) 581-0700

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Schuett Photography

Schuett Photography is the Waukesha studio of professional photographer, Melissa, serving Milwaukee and the surrounding areas. Melissa specializes in high school senior photography, and she also schedules a limited number of newborn, children, and family session each year. Her senior photo sessions fill up quickly each week, so she recommends early booking.

Waukesha, WI(262) 470-4333

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Shannon Wucherer Photography

Shannon Wucherer Photography is a wedding and family photographer in Milwaukee serving southeastern Wisconsin. The studio offers wedding day packages including a complimentary engagement session, wedding day coverage by two photographers, a personal online gallery, and a USB of the wedding day images with rights to print. Portraits sessions are available in the Walker’s Point studio or on-location. Booking fees include photography, editing, an online gallery, and web-sized images to share on social media. All packages are customizable to meet the client’s needs. Customers reported “incredible, amazing photographers, great customer service, beautiful new studio, timely responses,” “fresh, creative, fun, and easy to work with,” and “the photography couldn’t have been better.”

Milwaukee, WI

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Sleepy Meadow Photography

Sleepy Meadow Photography specializes in newborn and baby portraits. They also offer engagement, maternity, child, senior, and family sessions with limited availability. They serve clients in Southeastern, WI including Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, Dodge, Jefferson, Walworth, Racine, and Kenosha County. Their 450 square foot studio is located in the Town of Brookfield. They have a wide variety of props for newborn or baby sessions, so clients will never have to worry about what to bring. The studio welcomes clients looking for a newborn or baby photographer with years of experience and expertise in posing with an emphasis on baby safety. Sleepy Meadow Photography loves working with clients to create beautiful images that they will treasure for a lifetime.

Brookfield, WI(414) 791-4978

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Tiffany Qualizza Photography

Tiffany Qualizza Photography is a professional photographer in Jackson specializing in photographing babies, children, and families on location and at home using natural light and high-quality props. She is a member of the Professional Photographers of America serving Milwaukee and the surrounding areas. Tiffany enjoys crafting stylized photo shoots with a variety of themes and locations to capture photographs that are truly unique. Tiffany Qualizza Photography is an approved vendor for The Organic Bloom featuring custom wood frames created to order in a variety of styles, sizes, and colors. Customers reported “would highly recommend Tiffany,” “the pictures speak for themselves,” and “every shot captured something special.”

Jackson, WI

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Tina LeAnn Photography

Tina LeAnn Photography LLC is the site of a professional photographer, Tina Erdmann, who specializes in weddings, kids and families, high school seniors, and professional headshots. She also offers digital photography workshops and guided travel expeditions to locations such as Tanzania and Norway. Tina has a variety of fine art prints available for purchase at her website and participates in humanitarian projects in Bolivia, Haiti, Dominican Republic, and East Africa.

Menomonee Falls, WI(262) 623-4762

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Vanessa Wyler Photography

Vanessa Wyler Photography is the work of professional photographer, Vanessa Wyler, specializing in lifestyle photographs and serving the greater Milwaukee and Waukesha areas. Vanessa focuses her camera on creating children, family, newborn, and maternity portraits that tell stories about her clients and their families. She offers a variety of photo sessions for newborns at the hospital or in-home, and family sessions at the customer’s choice of locations. Other options include milestone and mini-sessions for maternity and children’s photos.

Pewaukee, WI(262) 565-8658

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Victor Rueda Photography

Victor Rueda Photography is a full-service studio offering luxury portrait sessions for women, men, seniors, and families on location or in the Milwaukee studio. All bookings begin with a personal consultation and planning session to design the photo shoot. Early reservations for high school senior photo sessions offer significant discounts. Victor notes he always willing to risk an adventure for the perfect photo opportunity.

Oak Creek, WI(414) 219-0046

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