Top 10 Family Photographers in San Antonio, TX

The best family portraits are the ones that capture who you are - your connection and personalities - while being beautifully composed and well lit. On top of that, a family photographer has to ensure that everyone is calm, the kids aren’t distracted and the smiles on their subjects are genuine.

Luckily for residents of San Antonio, there are plenty of these skilled professionals on your doorstep, whether you’re after posed portraits or a lifestyle session. In this article, we’ll introduce 10 of the best for your consideration.

Ready to start your search for family photographers in San Antonio? Check out this list of some of the city's top talent to find the best match for your fam.

Laura Haley Photography

This studio is a natural light studio that is celebrating 14 years in business, with the talented Haley Lancaster at the helm. She has established a reputation as one of San Antonio’s top family photographers, not only because of her gorgeous images but her ability to connect with clients.

Haley’s photography has an organic feel, with rich golden tones in her on-location shoots and natural light bathing her subjects in the studio. Check out her portfolio for a view of her touchingly authentic style.

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Jenn Brookover

Jenn Brookover is a newborn and maternity photographer who moved to San Antonio from St. Louis following college. After working at two Fortune 500 companies, she became a full-time mom to four boys, which gave her plenty of opportunities to hone her photography skills.

During at-home newborn sessions, she captures all the joy of bringing a baby into the world. Many of her loyal clients end up choosing her as the family photographer for the years to come.

Griffin Photography

Sarah Ann Griffin is behind the lens at Griffin Photography and describes her style as “bright, fun, clean, and timeless,”

She is based in New Braunfels and serves clients throughout San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country. There’s nothing forced or fake about Sarah’s images - just beautiful photos of your family telling the story of who you are. When she’s not working as a photographer, Sarah is a busy mom of two who loves traveling and living on the water.

Sara K Blanco Photography

Based in San Antonio, Sara K Blanco is a natural light lifestyle photographer who works both in-home and on-location. She describes her photography sessions as “unscripted conversations” that focus on capturing your family’s unique personalities and connections.

After 15 years in business, Sara knows a thing or two about what makes a great image and is a master in her use of light. We love the authenticity and rawness of her work and think you will too.

Expose the Heart Photography

Expose the Heart Photography is the brainchild of David and Irene Castillo who fell in love almost two decades ago. They say that photography has come as naturally to them as their love, with a shared passion for capturing moments of celebration and people loving what surrounds them.

There’s a timeless quality to David and Irene’s images, whether they are shooting family portraits, weddings, or streetscapes. Their family portfolio includes playful graduation portraits and stunning maternity sessions for clients in and around San Antonio.

Maria Bercher Photography

Maria Bercher is a go-to name in San Antonio’s newborn photography scene, with creative newborn, cake smash, and maternity sessions on offer. She also does family portraits as those newborn babies grow into toddlers and eventually head off to school. Her aim? To convey your family’s true spirit through photos that are stunning and natural.

We particularly love Maria’s use of props and backdrops during newborn sessions, which are mostly held at her studio in San Antonio.

Hayward Gaude

For more than 15 years, Hayward Gaude has dedicated his life to family photography. After being forced to relocate to San Antonio and cut off from his family’s visual legacy, he realized the importance of family portraits. Since that time, he's been helping clients to celebrate their lives through fine art portraits that are designed to be hung on the wall and treasured forever.

Hayward says that his ideal clients are those who are looking for a “living experience in their home every day showing the beauty that is their family.”

Krystal Garcia Photography

Krystal Garcia Photography is an award-winning photographer who has more than a decade of experience in the industry. She specializes in newborn, maternity, and family portraiture, with hundreds of families having posed for her over the years.

Krystal’s passion for photography began after she started her own family and a desire to document her children over the years. She’s now dedicated to offering her clients the same while coming away with beautiful portraits. Not only will she help you to feel at ease in front of the camera but she is trained in newborn safety for your peace of mind.

Dragonfly Design

Established in 2007, Dragonfly Design is owned and operated by Angelique, who describes herself as a “photographer, dreamer, creative, light chaser, sometimes child chaser.”

In addition to shooting weddings, she offers newborn, maternity, and family portrait sessions in and around San Antonio. Most of her family portraits are shot on location in the rugged landscapes of the Texas Hill Country. Posed or not, they all have a distinctly natural feel about them.

Chanda’s Photography

Over the last 16 years, Chanda’s images have been featured in magazines and on global blogs, reflecting her reputation as one of San Antonio’s top family photographers. She left the corporate world to pursue her dream of being a photographer (even as a child she was obsessed with old photos) and says that her passion for the craft comes from within.

When approaching a family portrait session, Chanda tries to not only capture images but moments – so that you feel something special when you look at them.

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