Looking for natural portraits that capture who you truly are as a couple or family? Or perhaps you’re a brand hoping to connect with your audience through authentic imagery. This is where lifestyle photography can come into play for you, offering a relaxed and genuine take on traditional portraiture.

Ready to begin your search for lifestyle photographers in Salt Lake City? Check out this list of our favorites, with portfolios that are a pleasure to peruse.

Tai Lee Photography

Tai Lee established her photography business more than 12 years ago and originally shot on film. She says that she is constantly striving to challenge her own creativity and tell the stories of her clients in a way that is unique to them.

Integral to her approach to lifestyle photography is the idea that your life doesn’t have to look a certain way to be worthy: “It is beautiful because it is yours.”

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Lindsey Stewart Photography

In 2005, Lindsey Stewart graduated with a BFA in photography from the University of Utah and went on to establish a lifestyle photography business. She is now dedicated to documenting weddings, families, and brands while being a busy mom herself.

In approaching a lifestyle session, she likes to be curious about her clients and get to know their stories before trying to capture exactly who they are. Curiosity and kindness make up her two core values.

Chelsea Frandsen Photography

Chelsea Frandsen’s passion for photography began with documenting her own family and eventually transformed into a creative outlet and successful business. She was encouraged in her endeavors by her husband, Bryan, and officially launched Chelsea Frandsen Photography in 2016.

Through her beautiful lifestyle imagery, Chelsea documents couples in love and families welcoming newborns into their homes. Her goal is to capture timely, genuine snapshots that her clients will treasure for years to come.

Louis Arevalo Photography

Louis Arevalo is a Salt Lake City-based photographer who specializes in lifestyle, travel, and outdoor adventure. He works with both editorial and commercial clients to capture videography and photography, while also providing writing to convey authentic messaging across your platforms.

In 2020, Louis survived an accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down but it hasn’t stopped him from delivering outstanding work. His imagery inspires you to get outdoors and appreciate Utah’s stunning natural surroundings.

Blue Lily Photography

Wendy and Tyler are the team behind Blue Lily Photography, which specializes in lifestyle photography for Salt Lake City families. They offer a contemporary take on traditional portraiture, with genuine laughs and emotions radiating from their imagery.

Wendy and Tyler also offer inspiring wedding photography and provide a documentary take on your special day or elopement. Previous clients describe their work as “refreshing,” with a whole lot of fun and playfulness thrown in.

Sweet + Aventure Photo Co.

Michele Yaede is the owner and lead photographer of Sweet + Aventure Photo Co. She is  “driven to capture honest, unscripted, authentic photos.”

Based in Salt Lake City, this fine art family photographer has a distinct lifestyle edge to her imagery and loves documenting all of the big feelings around family life. As a mom of three herself, she is on a mission to help her clients hold enduring memories of the special moments in life.

Beehive Photography

Beehive Photography is the brainchild of Natalie Simpson who has been obsessed with photographs since an early age. In high school, she took the same photography class three years in a row, then went on to intern at two portrait studios in Columbus, Ohio. Natalie eventually graduated with a degree in photography from Brigham Young University and established her Salt Lake City lifestyle photography business.

Today, she specializes in creating beautiful photos and videos for families, weddings, and corporate clients of all shapes and sizes.

Tylynn B. Photos & Film

Tylynn is a family-focused lifestyle photographer who loves getting out and about with parents and their kids to capture authentic, candid moments. She describes herself as a “certified weirdo” who will do lots of silly things to ensure everyone participating in her sessions is comfortable, relaxed, and laughing.

Rather than looking for perfect poses and cheeky smiles, she seeks out genuine emotions to ensure her subjects’ personalities are crystallized before her camera. When looking through her portfolio, you can really sense the story - which makes for great lifestyle photography.

Shay Knudsen Photography

Shay Knudsen has been shooting for the last eight years in a style tinged with golden hues. Her lifestyle photography mainly centers around families enjoying the great outdoors, which is something that she loves to do with her twin boys and daughter.

Shay’s portraits always have that element of authenticity, with not everyone looking at the camera but rather connecting with one another. It gives her work a certain intimacy that we absolutely love.

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