There is no doubt that the moments of childhood are fleeting. The moments we cherish, first smiles, first steps, cuts and bruises. These all make memories so beautiful and worth remembering. One picture can mean thousand words so why not freeze those moments in time? Kids, families are perfect photography subjects- there is always some emotion conveyed.
We wish to show you a collection of inspiring family photographers whose works are definitely worth seeing. Some of them you are probably familiar with, some may be new to you. The first place is honourable, however the list shouldn’t be treated as any kind of ranking, the numbers are meant to organize the list itself.
( By the way, did you see our similar 180+ Remarkable Wedding Photographers list? )
So grab a cup of coffee and immerse yourself in the journey of great kids and family images!
1. Anna Kuperberg
An award-winning wedding and family photographer. Her works bring a sense of photojournalism into a family portrait. Her images seem to be spontaneous and natural.
2. Tara Whitney
Family photographer that captures life as it is. Specializes in kids, family, maternity and couples. Her images seem very real and honest and always filled with positive energy.
3. Jenna & Tristan
Award winning wedding and family photographers.Their style is documentary, their photographs are honest and fantastically show the personalities of the subjects portrayed.
4. Alina Mayboroda
Portrait photographer that captures children in a stunning soft light.Most commonly, she creates wonderful portraits of her daughter.
5. Calvina Photography
Calvina photographs families in a style that is candid and experimental. These lifestyle shots are full of happy and timeless but also nostalgic moments.
6. Album Rodzinny
Album rodzinny means family album and it is a project of photographing families in their natural environment, showing their everyday lives and their relations.
7. Bjorna Hoen Photography
Bjorna Hoen is a natural light lifestyle photographer. Apart from kids and family sessions we can also find stunning birth stories in her portfolio.
8. Rebecca Leimbach
Rebecca Leimbachis a portrait photographer but this time she focuses on the growing friendship between her only daughter and English bulldog. Heartwarming story definitely worth seeing.
9. Amanda Danziger
A photographer but also filmmaker. In her photography portfolio apart from weddings you will also find well- composed and magical pictures of children and families.
10. Heather Howard Photography
Heather Howard specializes in film photography. She does wedding but also family photography where she shows a fantastic ability to capture connections between people.
11. Stephanie Marie Photography
Stephanie Marie’s family images emit so much positive energy that simply cannot be missed. Natural posing, great colors, emotions- these are all components of Stephanie Marie’s photography.
12. Heather Perera
Heather Perera is a fine art photographer specializing in portrait, family and maternity photography. Her pictures capture moments in time and tell stories in a very beautiful and honest way.
13. Tout Petit Pixel
Lifestyle children and family photography. Tout Petit Pixel fantastically captures the essence of childhood, the joy, energy and being carefree.
14. Antonieta Esis
Antonieta doeas lifestyle family photography capturing connections, important moments or daily routines. Her photographs are full of life and joy. Worth taking a look.
15. Allison Corrin Photography
Allison Corrin is a natural light lifestyle photographer. She captures candid family moments both indoors and outdoors. Her frames are joyful but also nostalgic and intimate at times.
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16. Wildflowers Photography
Apart from weddings Wildflowers offer also lifestyle family sessions. In the photographs, beautiful, natural light is a key factor that makes the pictures so intense and pleasing to the eye.
17. Zalmy Berkowitz
Zalmy Berkowitz, apart from weddings does a fantastic family photography that seems to capture the essence of human spirit. Must see!
18. Magdalena Berny
An award-winning photographer. Magdalena’s photographs are inspired by portrait paintings and approach childhood quite differently showing more reverie and melancholy.
19. Jessica Eileen Photography
Jessica Eileen in her undone family sessions shows family life and love in everyday routines, no posing, being yourself, all those natural and sentimental moments people want to cherish.
Photoposy is a full of life, fun and natural lifestyle photography. The artist captures the energy and the whole essence of family life in her frames.
21. StoryBox Art
StoryBox art creates authentic natural light family photography. In the photographs we see stories of people that are often connected with their environments.
22. Brooke Schwab
A wedding and also family lifestyle photographer. Her frames are so real and candid that one feels like a part of this beautiful visual story she captures.
23. Megan Rathjen Photography
Megan Rathjen is drawn to documenting life as it happens. Real moments, daily routines, fun- this is what we will find in Megan’s great pictures.
24. Erica Montgomery Photography
Family photographer that captures moments as they are. Photography with genuine emotions and real life. Life as it is.
25. Erin Hensley Photography
Erin Hensley is a documentary style photographer that captures natural and raw moments in life. No posing, no polished surroundings. Honest and beautiful images of real life moments.
26. Ashley Dougherty Photography
Natural light lifestyle photographer. Ashley photographs in natural surroundins without any backdrops or props. Real life and real moments is what matters the most.
27. Aimee T. McNamee Photography
Aimee T. Mcnamee is a natural light lifestyle photographer specializing in in-home and on-location natural sessions. She fantastically photographs human connections and emotions.
28. Erin Rene Photography
Erin Rene is a fine art portrait photograher specializing in children and families. Amazing pictures filled with positive emotions.
29. The Stork and the Beanstalk Photography
As the artist herself states: Life is messy and not everything is posed. And this is what her photographs are. They capture life and all that comes with it.
30. Snaplife Photography
Snaplife Photography does family, child and maternity photography, but also specializes in birth photography, which is absolutely worth seeing.
31. JMD Arts
Jen Maunder photographs children and families. Her frames show the artist’s love for beautiful colours and natural light.
32. Tamryn Jones
Tamryn Jones is a child and family photographer that shows great love for black and white photography. She is also drawn to light and shadow in her pictures that is a characteristic for her fantastic style of photographing.
33. The Red Baloon Photography
The Red Baloon Photography does child and family photography but also captures couples and portraits. The style shows a bit of love for vintage and the pictures seem a little dreamy, like from a fairy -tale.
34. Wild Whim Photography
Wild Whim does wedding but also family sessions. The style is a mix of candid photojournalism and fine art portraiture.
35. Ariel Renae Photography
Ariel Renae specializes in wedding photography but she also does family photography that shows beautiful composition and fantastic colors.
36. DeAnna McCasland Photography
DeAnna McCasland photographs children and families in a documentary style. She finds beauty in simple things, in everyday lives. Childhood is presented with great simplicity and at the same time with so much beauty and outstanding light.
Family photographer with an incredible eye for portraits. Beautiful colours, composition, lighting and emotions- these are all the things you’ll notice in the pictures.
38. Yasmina Cowan Photography
Yasmina Cowan is an on location family, newborn, kids lifestyle photographer. She documents stories of people in the most authentic way and is an advocate of in home sessions as they are more real and genuine.
39. Christina Block Photography
Wedding, children and family photography. Christina’s style of photographing is organic and journalistic. She perfectly captures emotions and feelings in her work.
40. Erin Beck Photography
Erin Beck specializes in children’s portraiture. Her photographs fantastically show the dynamics of childhood and the connections and relations of family members.
41. Pinkle Toes Photography
Pinkle Toes Photography doeas family, newborn, maternity and children photography. The artist in her work focuses on telling stories. All natural, no artificial posing.
42. Michelle Mez Photography
Apart from weddings Michelle Mez photographs children and families. Her well-composed portraits are filled with beautiful colors and fantastic light. Definitely worth seeing.
43. The Life You Love
Apart from weddings and couples The Life You Love also does family sessions. In the pictures we will see lots of vivid colors but also dramatic black and whites. On top of that-beautiful light.
44. Jennifer Tonetti-Spellman
Jennifer Tonetti-Spellman is an in-home documentary photographer that specializes in photographing children in their homes. Focuses on what is natural and real. This makes her photographs very honest and beautiful.
45. Berit Alits Photography
Berit Alits apart from weddings photographs families and does children’s portaiture. She focuses on interactions and moments in her lifestyle family photography and the portaits of kids are strong, beautifully lit and show the personality of the one portrayed.
46. Parikha Mehta Photography
Parikha Mehta focuses on capturing moments in her family photography. She shows real emotions and genuine everyday moments. Every picture tells a story, a beautiful narrative of the people photographed.
47. Kirsten Lewis
Kirsten Lewis is an award winning wedding and portrait photographer. Her family sessions are so genuine and so beautifully honest that we feel as if being a part of the story.
48. Maria Manco Photography
Maria Manco is a natural light documentary and lifestyle family photographer. What strikes most about her pictures is the beautiful light that she captures in her frames.
49. Michelle L Morris Photography
Michelle primarily does child and family photography. Sho portrays childhood with all the emotions: joy but also nostalgia. Perfect composition, great lighting.
50. Gray Benko Photography
Gray Benko photographs newborns, children and families. The artist has definitely an eye for capturing connections and personalities.
51. Erika Verginelli Photography
Erika Verginelli is a lifestyle photographer that also shoots children fashion advertising campaigns. Her style is vivid and the pictures are filled with incredibly positive energy.
52. Izzy Fotografie
Apart from photojournalistic style of weddings, Izzy Fotografie does documentary family sessions. No posing, natural moments, pictures that tell beautiful stories.
53. Ali Deck Photography
Ali Deck is a lifestyle photographer that perfectly tells beautifully lit visual stories by finding genuine and authentic moments in lives.
54. Lindsey Bergstrom Photography
Lindsey Bergstrom offers fine art lifestyle photography for newborns and families. Her work is a mixture of fantastic lifestyle session and gorgeous fine art portraits.
55. Andrea Hanki
Andrea does weddings, maternity, newborn and family photography. Her pictures are vivid, positive and natural. Great frames with so much good energy vibriting.
56. Erika Ray Photography
Erika Ray does lifestyle photography. Her way of photographing is journalistic and helps create honest images of real life.
57. Kristen Cook
Kristen Cook is an award winning wedding but also newborn and baby photographer. Kristen’s pure and delicate images are created in her natural light studio.
58. K Dimoff Photography
The artist captures childhood and family real moments and fantastically documents the precious time that fleets.
59. Shelby Brakken Photography
Shelby Brakken does wedding and family photography. Awesome composition, perfect moments, beautiful light- we can find these all in Shelby’s photographs.
60. Sonya Khegay Photography
Sonya Khegay is a natural light photographer. Apart from weddings in her portfolio we can find candid and pastel-like family photographs.
61. Caroline Tran
Caroline Tran apart from wedding photography specializes also in baby and family sessions. Outstanding composition, delicate colours, great lighting- you’ll see all that in Caroline’s frames.
62. Suzanne Gipson Photography
Suzanne Gipson creates fantastic family lifestyle photography. Her pictures tell stories and the artist captures moments, real and genuine moments in the lives of the characters in the stories.
63. Kate T. Parker Photography
Kate T. Parker’s awesome works has been frequently published and shown in a number of galleries. Astonishing light, perfect composition. Definitely must see!
64. Melissa Weicker
Melissa Weicker in her family session focuses on connections, on what is honest, genuine, sometimes even imperfect. Her flair of telling stories can be seen in her fantastic frames.
65. Catherine Giroux
Catherine Giroux does wedding, maternity, newborn and family photography. The family pictures have lifestyle form and seem very joyful and positive and real.
66. Tim Coulson
Tim Coulson does both wedding and family photography. In his sessions he tells beautiful, complete stories. He composes fantastically in awesome spots.
67. Katy Tuttle Photography
Katy Tuttle is a natural light photographer. As the artist states herself, her photographic style derived from movement methodologies and dramatic pause. And these influences we can see in her beautiful photographs.
68. Spanki Mills Photography
Spanki Mills specializes in high school seniors, children, and families. The sessions are about genuine, life’s precious moments with awesome light and delicate colors.
69. Kerry Varnum Photography
Kerry Varnum is an on-location, natural light photographer. She specializes in newborn, baby, children and family. The artist combines lifestyle and portrait photography to make the best use of both worlds.
70. Corrie Michael Photography
Corrie Michael is an award winnining and published photographer, specializing in custom newborn portraiture but she also does weddings, maternity, children, and family portrait sessions.
71. Summer Murdock Photography
Summer is a child and family photographer. In her work you will see magic, light, perfect composition. And all that with great simplicity and authenticity.
72. Robin Chavez Photography
Robin Chavez photographs children and families in absolutely breathtaking locations that make the pictures look like from a fairy tale. Additionally, Robin mastered the art of top notch post-processing, which makes the photographs look stunning.
73. Barbara Stankiewicz Fotografia
Barbara creates magical children portraits where the light, the color, the composition, the look work perfectly to create amazing photographs.
74. Carolina Hanna Photo
Carolina Hanna does maternity, newborn and childhood sessions. She travels to clients’ homes or other locations to beautifully capture the most precious moments in life.
75. Raye Law
Raye photographs newborns, babies and families. Her style has been described as “earthy, beautiful, and honest”. Definitely worth seeing.
76. Ginger Unzueta Photography
Ginger finds beauty in everyday moments, in details, in imperfections. Her lifestyle photography is emotional and at the same time joyful. As life is.
77. Clare Barker Wells Photography
Clare’s family sessions are unconventional. No posing, capturing life and moments as they are. Apart from family sessions, Clare photographs newborns and does maternity sessions.
78. Mae Burke Photography
Mae Burke is a natural light photographer that focuses on showing the essence of motherhood. Her fantastic works are moments of joy, peace and fullfillment.
79. Monika Stachura
In Monika’s works we will find nostalgic and soulful newborn and maternity sessions, as well as colourful and joyful family pictures.
80. Apples and Honey Photography
Apples and Honey Photography does different genres of photography: from weddings and couples to newborns and families. Her family pictures fantastically capture the connection between the people. Very positive and creative images.
81. Justine B Photography
Apart from weddings, Justine tells family stories through her pictures. Documenting, not posing with a simple, yet cadid and real style. Must see.
82. Nicky Bosch Photography
Nicky Bosch is a natural light portrait photographer specialized in children portraiture. In her pictures she captures authentic expressions, emotions and all the features that makes every child unique. The portraits created are magical and through the moments captured, tell stories.
83. Pinball Photography
The artist captures children in a candid and joyful way. Great eye for perfect moments that tell real stories evoking smiles.
84. MColichio Photography
Mcholichio is maternity, newborn, childhood and family photographer. She documents life with emotions and all the small and raw details that make it unique and worth remembering.
85. More Than Words
The artist behind More Than Words creates fantastic family sessions with playful and authentic images. Beautiful chaos, real moments of true emotions are the most vital elements of the photographs by More Than Words.
86. Sonia Stich Fotografias
Sonja’s child and family images are absolutely magical. Playing between shadow and light, the artist creates beautiful stories that feed imagination. Definitely worth seeing.
87. El Hogan Photography
El Hogan specializes in family photography, baby photography, kids photography, newborn photography and lifestyle photography. The artist uses natural light and her images are fun, relaxed, full of laughter, love, light and personality.
88. Lindy Pfaff
Lindy Pfaff is a lifestyle and portrait photographer. Her works are magical, beautifully lit and very honest. The artist through her pictures captures real connections between people, tells beautiful stories of precious moments in life.
89. Jessica Thomason
Jessica Thomason is a natural light storytelling photographer specializing in documentary family sessions in home or on location. In her frames she finds beauty in everyday routines and chaos. The sessions tell stories. Real authentic stories of lives.
90. Amanda O’Donoughue Photography
Amanda O’Donoughue is a portrait photographer that primarily works with mothers and their children but she also does documentary birth photography. Her pictures are magical and intimate at times to serve as the best memory for the years to come.
91. Anne Scherrer Photography
Anne Scherrer is a natural light portrait photographer. Her works are pure and soulful and the artist fantastically plays with delicate light and color.
92. Lauren Mitchell Photography
Lauren Mitchell specializes in documentary family photography. She looks for authenticity, shows what life is at that particular moment. Thus, her photography is honest and beautiful.
93. Felicia Chang Photography
Felicia Chang is a family documentary photographer that captures moment-driven images. She shows beautiful chaos of life as well as smallness and tenderness of newborns. Real life as it is.
94. Kirsty Larmour Photography
Kirsty Larmour is a lifestyle photographer. In her sessions she perfectly combines the three elements: light, composition and connections to make unique and beautiful stories.
95. Lisa Visser Fine Art Photography
Lisa Visser Fine Art Photography specialises in creating timeless, emotive images of children. Beautifully lit with delicate colors and incredible emotion, the photographs are absolutely must see.
96. Bonnie Hussey Photography
Bonnie Hussey is a family & birth photographer. Her pictures are stories. Some intimate, some playful and vivid, some sentimental, some candid. Yet, they are all linked with perfect light and moment.
97. White Smoke Studio
White Smoke Studio apart from weddings do fantastic family sessions. Documentary style of photographing where everything is right: the moment, the story, the light.
98. Karen Osdieck Photography
Karen Osdieck is a natural light child and family photographer. Karen fantastically operates shadow and light to create stunning and magical images.
99. Jess Croshaw Photography
Jess Croshaw is a natural light lifestyle photographer. The artist looks for real emotions and fantastically captures connections.
100. Sarah Landa Photography
Sarah Landa specializes in lifestyle and fine art portraits, maternity, newborns, families, weddings. The artist has a great eye for capturing connections between people as well as fantastic composition.
101. Erin Konrath Photography
Erin Konrath is a natural light lifestyle and portrait photographer who specializes in children and family sessions. The artist works on location or in the comfort of one’s own home. Her pictures are little stories full of emotions and positive energy.
102. Rebecca Wang Photography
Rebecca Wang is a lifestyle photographer. She has an undisputable flair for capturing decisive moments that create authentic and bautiful stories.
103. Jessica Deane Photography
Jessica Deane is a natural light on location photographer. The artist in her photographs shows the essence of childhood: laughter, messy hair, little feet and the beauty of being carefree.
104. Autumn Harrison Photography
Autumn Harrison Photography specializes in senior, engagement, family and wedding photography. Autumn is an on location and natural light photographer. Her family shots are positive, vivid and full of life and great color.
105. Orange Anchor Photography
Orange Anchor Photography shoots weddings but aslo family sessions. What strikes most about the pictures is the incredible liveliness. The pictures are vivid and colorful showing the greatest possible enthusiasm for life stories.
106. Bee Chalmers Photography
Rebecca (Bee) Chalmers is an on-location, natural light photographer specializing in baby, children and family photography. As the artists says “laughter and other spontaneous bursts of authentic connection inspire my photography”. And this is exactly what we can see in her fantastic images.
107. She Saw Things: Photography by Jen Downer
She Saw Things is a natural light portrait studio specializing in creative, alternative families & individuals who want honest, personality-filled photo documentation of their lives.
108. Kevin + Stephanie
Kevin and Stephanie are lifestyle photographers that do not only wedding but also family sessions. Their style is photojournalistic and through their pictures they tell wonderful stories with raw emotions and perfect moments.
109. Alec Mills Photography
Alec Mills is a lifestyle photographer who apart from weddings also does family, maternity and newborn sessions. Also, the artist offers birth documentation. In the pictures Alec shows documentary approach to photographing famielies so we can see daily routines and ordinary moments wrapped up in wonderful images.
110. The Spragues
The Spragues photograph weddings but also do lifestyle family sessions showing the moments of life and fantastically capturing the spirit of each family.
111. Clicks by Fer
A side project by Fer Juaristi who is a fantastic wedding photographer. This time he offers fun portrait sessions with traditional film cameras.
112. Chasing Tydes
Chasing Tydes does fantastic lifestyle family sessions that capture the most precious moments in the family life. The artist in the portfolio has also stunning underwater sessions which are beautifully composed and original.
113. Roxanne Bryant Photography
Roxanne Bryant specializes in fine art family photography. The artist has a great eye for detail that makes every family portrait she takes unique.
114. Marcela Rafea Photography
Marcela Rafea is a natural light portrait and lifestyle photographer. She documents memories of life in lifestyle family sessions and also creates beautiful and intimate portraits of families.
115. You Look Nice Today Photography
You Look Nice Today strives to bring natural, laid back, and true to life photography to those looking for a timeless and unique look. The images have organic, soft and natural color qualities and are definitely worth seeing.
116. Ashley Elizabeth Photography
Ashley Elizabeth does different types of photography, from wedding, to family and portraits. Her images are fresh, vivid and colourful.
117. Yan Yan Yan Photography
Yan offers lifestyle photograhy sessions. The artist has an incredible flair for embracing the family spirit in the pictures. The images are intimate but also joyful and authentic.
Your suggested family photographers
Do you know any inspiring family photographer not mentioned here? Let us know in comments, this list is not closed
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