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Say “Cheese”: 65 Fantastic LA Family Photographers

Welcome to the MomsLA Guide to Family Photographers. Looking for a beautiful family portrait? Check out this list of amazing photographers, all based here in Los Angeles.

We all want terrific Family Portraits, beautiful Maternity Portraits, or angelic Baby Newborn Portraits to hang on the walls, and these photographers can do it all. In studio or out in nature – whatever you’re looking for, these photographers can help you!

Family portraits are a timeless way of capturing the unique bond and love shared between family members. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone event or simply want to document your family’s growth, getting family portraits done is a great way to preserve those precious memories for years to come.

How to Choose a Family Photographer

There are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that the process goes smoothly. One of the most important things to do is to choose a photographer who has experience working with families.

Look for photographers who specialize in family portraits, and especially in working with young kids (if you have them). Spend time asking about how they’ll work with you to create not only the beautiful portraits you’ll cherish forever, but also how they’ll help put you at ease and guide you through the process. You want your family’s unique personality shine through in the photos.

You and the photographer will decide whether to shoot the photos outdoors in nature, in a studio, or maybe in your home. It’s also important to think about what to wear for your family portraits, and your photographer will likely have an expert opinion. Usually, you’ll choose comfortable clothing that reflects your family’s personality and style. But you may want to find matching outfits – it’s totally up to you.

Related: How to Get the Best Family Photographs

Use this list to get started finding a terrific Family Photographer here in Southern California, and get started planning a wonderful photo shoot.

The Best Family Photographers in Los Angeles for the Perfect Family Portraits and Maternity Portraits

Featured Photographer:

smiling girl with rainbow balloons at the Pod Photography
The Pod Photography does amazing work! And you can save $100 when you mention MomsLA!!

The Pod Photography Studio
4327 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230

Save $100 off your session when you mention MomsLA!
The Pod Photography is LA’s premiere photography studio specializing in maternity, newborn, baby, first birthday cake smashes, and kids and family portraits. Since 2008, the experienced team has been voted the best full-service studio in Los Angeles and has hundreds of five star Yelp reviews. With personalized sets, props and wardrobe, The Pod guarantees you a fun, boutique experience with amazing pictures and keepsake products to treasure and showcase your milestone moments.

baby asleep in the clouds by The Pod Photography
Imagine your baby’s portrait and how adorable it could be!

Want to save $100 off your next session with The Pod Photography? Tell them MomsLA sent you!

NoHo Photo Studio
7421 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, North Hollywood 91605

Book your family portraits at NoHo Photo Studio and let Alexandra and her team of photographers make you look great! They’re known for their maternity photoshoots, as well as family portraits, graduation photos, cake smash and birthday photoshoots, and seasonal mini-sessions, too. Choose from studio portraits or location work.

Photo courtesy of NoHo Photo Studio

Suzanne Landis Photography
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Suzanne has a love for photography in all its forms.  She says, “My favorite part of being a photographer is capturing moments for people that they can always go back to. Many of my favorite shots are the ones where I have caught a spontaneous moment of a child laughing, a friend smiling or a family just being who they are.” Suzanne is known for family portraits, headshots, and event photography.

Photo by Suzanne Landis
Photo by Suzanne Landis

Ivory Ventura
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Ivory is known for her beautiful photography. She says, “As a family portrait photographer I love capturing life’s candid moments! I don’t believe in stiff posed photos, but rather photos that show your love as a family. In our session you can expect an upbeat attitude and lot of laughing! Let’s capture those important moments that you can treasure for a lifetime.”

Ivory Ventura family photos collage
Ivory Ventura family photos collage

Matt Cramer Photography
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Matt Cramer Photography is a husband and wife professional photography team specializing in custom newborn and baby portraiture. Founded in 2010, this talented team offers newborn, baby milestone, and one year cake smash portrait sessions. Matt and Jessica have photographed over 1000+ babies and are highly experienced in posing newborns safely. With over 115+ five star reviews, they are currently ranked as the #1 Best Newborn Photographer in Los Angeles on Yelp. Known best for their refined and elegant artistic aesthetic, LA families have been coming to them for years for stunningly beautiful portraits.

Matt Cramer Photography first birthday photo
Matt Cramer Photography smiling baby

Alphabetical List of Los Angeles Family Photographers

A La Mode Photo

Alyssa Hunter

Anastasia Portraits

Ani Portraits

Ariel Canon Photography

Ashleigh Cahn Photography

Beauties and Babies Photography

Billye Donya

Brandy Yi Photography

Camera Creations Photography

Celeste Drake Photography

CG Photography

Chelsea Maras Photography

Claire Painchaud Photography

Diana Henderson Photography

Emerald Rain Images

Emily Winnie Photography

Galiano Photography

Jana Bee Photography

JB Photography

Jennifer Koochof Photography

Julie Campbell Photography

LA Kids Photography

Launa Penza Photography

Lauren Guilford

Leila Mirza Photography

Little Plum Photography

Lori Dorman & Co Photography

Marianne Pellin Photography

Marie Lafranque Photography

Maxine Evans Photography

Miranda North Photographer

Mylah Moments

Nicki Sebastian

Nicola Borland Photography

Nicholas Sage Photography

Nicole Casaletto

Nina Kits Photography

Orit Harpaz Photography

Oxana Alex Photography

Patty Othon Photography

Ramina Magid Photography

Robin Randolph Photography

Shoots + Giggles Photography

Stephanie Ip Photography

Stephen G. Tang

The Studio Portraiture

Tiana Creation Photography

Tiffany Luong

Trish Alison Photography

V. Kendall Photography

Your Baby My Camera

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Disclosure: Some photographers have paid to be listed in the MomsLA Family Photographers Guide, while some listings are free. 

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Caroline Wilhite

Friday 10th of August 2018

Thank for the list.

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