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Kansas City Family Photographers

Browse these family photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Kansas City.

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Ross Fraser Photography
4.9
from 131 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 193 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vic P.
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After talking with several photographers, he was the only ONE I liked. His professionalism is unlike any other - prompt with responses and super creative. He was patient but professional, giving us tips throughout the event to make sure the pictures came out great. He clearly is very good at his job, a great eye for unique shots. Made sure to get the traditional pictures we were looking for as well.

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Gary Rohman Photography
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charl R.
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Wonderful photographer, loved the headshots he took for me and enjoyed the relaxed, interactive photo shoot. Highly recommended!

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Cristina Popovic Photography
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Btad C.
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Thumbtack was a shot in the dark that led to a wonderful experience with Cristina Popovic as our wedding photographer. I planned the wedding with only 2 weeks notice and Cristina helped so much in so many unexpected ways that everything came off perfectly. Her professional attitude and helping us by calling upon her wedding network of other disciplines was outstanding. I HIGHLY recommend Cristina!

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Blue Stone Studios
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara M.
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Great experiences with Courtney with newborn and family photography. She is truly a muse with children though! So impressed with how she captures the little ones! Highly recommended.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ann H.
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I cannot tell you how happy I was with Juliana Noelle Jumper Photography! I was very nervous as I had never used Thumbtack and I had no idea what I was getting. Juliana was great on the phone ahead of time and she spent extra time to drive to the city where we were staying to find a perfect spot for the photo shoot. She answered any concerns I had immediately and she was there with props, ready and waiting when we arrived. She was extremely professional and she took so many wonderful shots. She had asked for photos of the family groups ahead of time and I sent that to her so she came ready with ideas on how to group the families. She sent all of the digital files to me in an adorable package which arrived during Irma (I live in Florida!) so I am just finally getting around to viewing them and thanking her! I couldn't be happier:)

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Love Yours Photography LLC
4.7
from 38 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tracy V.
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Danielle did my babyshower on 2/27/16 and was the most pleasant and wonderful photographer to work with. I have no complaints at all. She met all my expectations and did a wonderful job. It was so beautiful to look at the pictures and be happy with the results. I would definitely recommend her to anyone and hire her for any of my events or even private family photos again!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
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We had a blast gathering for some awkward "family" photos with our team of co workers. Alexsandra captured the spirit of our silliness with the utmost professionalism. She worked with us from day one, sharing ideas and ensuring our vision was met, and luckily on only a couple weeks notice. We were so grateful! It really helped that she was just as excited as we were to go through with this off the wall photo shoot. We can't wait to see the final images becasue we are pretty sure she is going to deliver exactly what we are looking for. I highly recommend LoudRock Studio for all your photography needs. She is truly a versatile artist.

Bliss Photography
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Pam G.
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Carol is an amazing photographer! Our family portriats and Christmas cards always turn out better than we could imagine! We even had Carol host my daughter's 16th Birthday party with a special photo shoot. The girls loved it, and what memories we captured!!

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Laughter Loves Photography
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily G.
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I am fortunate to know several successful photographers in the Indianapolis area that have always exceeded expectations for our family photos. When I realized our entire family of 12 would be in Kansas City this fall, I started hunting for an artist with an eye for natural light, a varied portfolio, experience with large families and consistency in the final product. I must say, the bar was set high and Sharyl jumped over it with ease. :) She communicated clearly when posing our unruly posse and had the patience of Job with our combined six children. Not only did she masterfully snap gorgeous photos of our group, she delivered the final product in two days. Two. That is some miraculous turn around and hard work. I would highly recommend Laughter Loves Photography to anyone looking for a professional product with a personal experience.

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Rivera Eye Photography
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Luis S.
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I used Rivera Eye Photography for our Baby shower, and it was a great experience. He was there at the time he said he was, and showed respect and professionalism to our guest, as well as quality pictures. I will definitely recommend him to my family and friends. We are very pleased with his work.

Reese V. Film and Photo
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Tanner F.
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Reese is an excellent photographer. I hire him for my real estate listings and he always provides amazing pictures!

Kevin Ashley Photography
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal D.
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When looking for a photographer you don't want to just pick someone who is good at taking pictures. You want someone who captures relationship, meaning, memories, and emotions. I often stare at my wall of photos and marvel at my sweet daughter and husband. Kevin has truly captured the magic of our family together and the photos I have will be cherished for a lifetime. I am so thankful I have found kevin as our photographer! I definitely recommend Kevin Keith photography!

Grapevine Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Kendal A.
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We just hired Matt for our upcoming wedding. We live out of town from where our wedding will be but Matt has been great working with us. He is one of the only photographers I've found that offers "All day coverage" and literally means ALL DAY! He is there for you on your big day and we are so happy we found Jukeboxx Media! I've already recommended him and we will continue too. Trust me, do yourself a favor and check Jukeboxx Media out.

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Elizabeth Tilden Photography
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jim E.
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Liz was great. She joined us in our home for our Christmas celebration and took wonderful pictures of our family. I would highly recommend Liz.

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Thomas J McNamara
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cam M.
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We loved having Thomas as our photographer for our wedding day. He was friendly, professional, made us feel relaxed and have fun, and the quality of his work was second to none. Not only did we get some great formal photos throughout the day but he caught some of the most natural candid moments of the day which have stuck with us ever since. We LOVED the photos he produced, and still to this day we look back on those photos and feel like we are right back there. I would highly recommend Thomas for any photography projects from the most personal to the most professional. - Cameron & Susannah

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Itsy Bitsy Images
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Beckie D.
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Manda did a great shoot for my 10 month old son and our family. It was our first time working with a photographer and I was very pleased with how easy she made everything. Her communication leading up to the shoot was great and the location she scouted was very cool. I appreciated that during the session, she already knew exactly where we were going with each location change and what the plan was once we got there. The results were everything I wanted and more.... literally... I have more great pictures of my kid than I know what to do with. I definitely feel like I got the same experience and results you get with MUCH more expensive photographers. Excellent value!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carla B.
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I am so excited to be working with Desmond!! His work is amazing, he’s very professional, honest, quick to respond, fair prices and simply put...a great guy! I was so worried about finding a photographer for my wedding, but after contacting Desmond, I’m completely confident that he will capture my special day like no one else!! Can’t wait for this day!!!

Cottonwood Photography
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca B.
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These photographers were wonderful. They were friendly and also listened to our ideas. They were also very flexible. I recommend them highly.

Photography by Krystle-lee
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Allora M.
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Had a photo shoot that lasted over an hour. She was friendly and professional the entire time. Great experience. I left the editing to her discretion, and the photos looked amazing!

Photography by Bertha
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia V.
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She is a very talented individual. I not that often you can find a photographer that has an inner talent for art and pictures. Very patience , especially dealing with family groups. She will work with you in different situations and circumstance. Highly recommended.

Goldyn Memories Photography
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nick T.
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Wonderful and knowledgeable photographer!! Sorry to see her move east but she will bring her expertise where she is now and will make all of her new clients very happy 😀

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

What should you wear for a family photo?

A family photographer captures your family in a series of professionally edited portraits. You can be goofy, you can be formal, you can be exactly how you want to be. To that end, you can wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident — feeling good translates to looking good in photos. However, top family photographers do have some style suggestions that will make your family photos more visually cohesive:

  • Ask the photographer for color suggestions if you’re doing an outdoor photo shoot. Location and time of day can affect which shades will fade in the sunlight and what will stand out in a good way.
  • Stay away from a mix of stripes or plaids on multiple people — the effect is too busy.
  • Steer clear of tiny patterns, which blend together too much.
  • Avoid wearing matching outfits.
  • Do wear outfits that are complementary in color.
  • Choose color over black-and-white outfits.
  • Do choose a theme, such as pastels, fall colors or summer colors.
  • Opt for tonally similar colors.  
  • Go easy on makeup for outdoor photo shoots.

How much do photographers charge for family portraits?

Family portraits are a great way to mark the passage of time, create lifelong keepsakes and have gorgeous-looking photos for your annual holiday card. The national average cost for hiring family photographers ranges from $150 to $200. Pricing can range higher depending on where you live, length of the photo shoot, the number of edited photos you request, and the background and reputation of your family photographer. Before hiring, make sure you understand their fees up front. Ask how many finished images are included in the quoted price and whether you will receive all the photos taken (not just edited photos). Ask whether you’ll be able to download digital photos or if you’ll have to print them or purchase digital copies through the photographer. Here are some average examples of family photographer pricing:

  • $175 for a one-hour studio session in Kansas.
  • $200 for a one-hour studio or outdoor session in Georgia. Includes two outfit changes, access to an online gallery, and about 200 high-resolution, edited digital photo files on a DVD, with permission to print.
  • $400 for a one-hour outdoor session in Southern California. Includes 25-30 fully edited photos accessible online or via CD/DVD.
  • $425 or more for a one-hour outdoor or in-home session in Illinois. Includes more than 50 professionally edited images, online access and print release.

Actual Requests

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Need a Portrait Photographer

Kansas City, MO

  • Photo type
    Maternity
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Artistic (focus on composition, lighting)
  • Photo products
    Physical proofs and prints
  • Details
    Open minded
  • $280
    Average price

Need a Portrait Photographer

Kansas City, MO

  • Photo type
    Modeling headshot, Other (weight loss shoot/jeans company shoot)
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio, Outdoors, As recommended
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints, Other (need print release. Willing to pay what needs to be paid, just not sure of the market value.)
  • Details
    Basically I was made fun of at the gym, but now I'm getting pretty close to my goal so I'm looking for a photographer to do a weight loss photoshoot with. It has to be very good quality because I'm wearing a local company's jeans in the shoot.
  • $256
    Average price

Need a Portrait Photographer

Kansas City, MO

  • Photo type
    Solo portrait
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Candid (captured in the moment), Artistic (focus on composition, lighting), Natural/Environmental (photographed in an outdoor setting), High fashion (highlights style)
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints, Physical proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online
  • Details
    It's for a sixteen birthday Needs to be spunky shoot
  • $157.5
    Average price
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