In the deep south of Texas is Houston, a beautiful and lively city which houses a wide-variety of life. From bright and loud big city life, to routine and quiet residential neighborhoods, Houston offers the best of both worlds.

When raising a family in this area, you need a professional photographer who can capture the wild ride and deep connections. Whether you are looking for a stylized studio shoot, an on-location adventure, or an intimate in-home session, you are sure to find a family photographer in Houston to fit your vision.

Sarah Borchgrevink Photography

Family portrait sitting in a field with a baby held overhead. [Sarah Borchgrevink]

Sarah, along with her husband, Kevin, owns and operates her own photography business. Sarah is hyper-focused on creating works of art through her pictures that families will be able to cherish for a lifetime. With four kids of her own, Sarah knows the importance of capturing moments and turning them into memories that can be visited again and again.

With her bright lighting and natural settings, Sarah’s photography style will make you feel warm and comfortable, leading to pictures that exhibit the best of your family. Sarah’s customer-experience focus leaves you with both a fun shoot and beautiful images.

Fresh Light Photography

Portrait of family posing in a field by Fresh Light Photography

Fresh Light Photography strives to create light, bright, natural images to adorn the homes of families around the Houston area. Leigh, the owner and founder of Fresh Light, has had a long-lived passion for photography, and knows first hand the importance of having beautiful family portraits to reminisce on.

With an entire team dedicated to serving you and your family during your photo session, you are sure to leave this luxury shoot with images that you will love. Fresh Light’s work has been featured in publications like The Bump, The Houston Chronicle, and Houston Family Magazine.

Lexi Meadows Photography

Family portrait by Lexi Meadows Photography in front of trees and water fountains

Lexi Meadows has known her whole life that she wanted to be a photographer. After getting her first polaroid as a child, Lexi has always had a camera in her hands. In fact, she began studying to become a photographer in high school. While she took a quick detour into Biochemical Engineering, eventually, Lexi was able to return to her first love: photography.

Lexi loves taking photos of families, newborns, and expectant mothers. Her goal is to capture a family in their natural element, showcasing their unique personalities and dynamic. Lexi Meadows Photography has been voted the Best Portrait Photographer in Houston twice.

La Vie Photography

Mother and newborn lying together on fluffy cream-colored rug [by La Vie Photography]

Founded by Kristal Purcell, La Vie Photography employs an entire team to ensure you and your family are looking and feeling their best when the camera comes out. Kristal, along with two other photographers, a makeup and hair stylist, and a professional framer, all work together to ensure that you leave with both an experience like no other and images that you will adore.

After fighting through insecurities during her own pregnancy, Kristal realized how confident a woman should feel while growing and raising children. Her goal in maternity, newborn, and family portraits is to help women feel strong, empowered, and confident, surrounded by the people they love the most.

Michael Carr Photography

Framed family portrait in front of green gardens by Michael Carr Photography

Michael Carr Photography is focused on producing sophisticated, regal family portraits that you can proudly place in your home as a work of art featuring the people you cherish most in the world. Together, Michael and Lisa Carr make up the photography duo that owns and operates Michael Carr Photography. Between the couple, there is over 30 years of experience, and plenty of awards and recognition.

Michael Carr Photography is primarily studio-based, equipped with studio lighting and backgrounds. Free clothing and styling consultations are available, and Carr Photography also has a partnership with local hair and makeup stylists to make sure you are photo-ready.

Maricruz Photography

Rustic family portrait by Maricruz Photography

With the goal of sharing a family’s story, Maricruz Photography is focused on classic, clean, and natural shots. Maricruz works hard to make sure that the people (and animals!) she works with feel safe and comfortable during their sessions so that the end results are full of expression and love.

Maricruz has a long history being behind the camera, starting at a young age with mounds of disposable cameras. Her work is her passion that she loves sharing with families around her. Maricruz believes that each moment together as a family is beautiful, and she strives to freeze those beautiful moments and put them in picture form to be cherished for years to come.

Angi Lewis Photography

Multigenerational family portrait with white studio backdrop by Angi Lewis Photography

Named one of Houston’s premier portrait photographers, Angi Lewis has photographed many local heroes including politicians, celebrities, physicians, and more well-known Houston natives. With a focus on glamorous studio portraits, Angi takes care of you and your family from start to finish.

With a complimentary in-house consultation, pre-session photos and preparations, and after-session photo reveals, your experience with Angi will feel magical. Angi and her team strive to capture memories that will last a lifetime. Her belief that life is both short and precious encourages Angi to capture every moment and turn it into a work of art!

Joyful Sound Photography

Family portrait in a field by Joyful Sound Photography

Jessica Salas has worked tirelessly over the past five years to create a collection of beautiful moments for the families she has worked with. From expecting mommas to full-on families, Jessica has worked with every stage of family.

Offering a wide selection of pre-coordinated outfits for everyone in the family, Jessica’s goal is to make your photo session as relaxing as possible. Whether you are shooting on-location in or around Houston, or in Jessica’s studio, you are sure to end up with beautiful images that showcase your entire family.

Olive Shoot Photography

Photo of mother and daughter embracing by Olive Shoot Photography

Olive Shoot Photography has a motto of, “Unposed, Unscripted, Undeniably You,” and it shows in the studio's portfolio. Founder Nikki Gould's unique photography style involves following your family around in your normal day-to-day routine, not forcing smiles or awkward poses, but rather engaging with your family in their natural habitats.

Whether you are walking around town or just feeding your family dinner at the table, Nikki captures beautifully intimate moments. Her documentary style approach to photography means that your photo session can look like anything you want. Nikki’s goal is to follow you and your tribe around, and her hope is to produce images that look like your family, not stand-in models.

The Shelby Studio

Family of four studio portrait by The Shelby Studio

With a focus on classic studio portraits, The Shelby Studio’s work produces clean, crisp, beautiful portraits of families all around the Houston area. The Shelby Studio has a team of three running the sessions. Two photographers make sure the poses, lighting, backdrops, and other logistics are perfect, while a third member makes sure you and your family are comfortable and taken care of the entire time. The Shelby Studio’s goal is to create portraits that are tailored to your family’s style and showcase the love and emotion that exists on a daily basis.

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