United States Family Photographers

Family Photographers for United States, North America

Our United States documentary photographers are also available to families in: USA, US, US of A

Document Your Family's Legacy - Schedule a Family Photo Session in United States!

North America family photojournalists are here to capture genuine moments of you and your loved ones. Each photo they take tells the unique story of your family, portraying your authentic dynamics and emotions. Forget the poses and forced smiles - these United States photographers aim for candid shots that truly capture the love and beauty of your family. The Family Photojournalist Association has a wide selection of top-ranked photographers in United States. Find your perfect photographer today!

Map of FPJA Family Photographers Serving United States

38 Available Documentary Family Photographers...

Chris Shum is a San Francisco based Family Photojournalist.

Chris Shum is a family photographer who has been capturing memorable moments through his camera since his teenage years. With a passion for storytelling and a unique perspective, he specializes in weddings, engagements, special events, family, and baby photography. Chris takes pride in using his skills and talent to create timeless fine art pictures that his clients can cherish for a lifetime.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Southern California is home to Ventura based documentary family photographer Loren Haar

Loren Haar, owner of Lore Photography, is a skilled documentary-style photographer specializing in natural light. With a background in storytelling, Loren captures authentic and memorable moments that reflect the true essence of her subjects. Her passion for photography was ignited during her journey as a parent, leading her to seek creative ways to create compelling images that deeply resonate...

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Phoenix Family Photographer, Jill McNamara - Arizona FPJA

Jill McNamara is a documentary family photographer based in Phoenix, Arizona. She discovered her passion for photography at a young age and pursued a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. After working in newspapers, Jill decided to focus on family photography and has found great joy in capturing the genuine emotions and connections between families.

New England family photographer Danielle MacInnes

Danielle MacInnes is a New England-based family photographer specializing in capturing the authentic and meaningful moments that occur in everyday family life. With a passion for showcasing messy, chaotic, and even mundane moments, Danielle strives to document and preserve the true essence of family relationships. Her work has been recognized in various national publications.

Nicole Moss, Provo Utah Documentary Family Photographer

Nicole Moss is a documentary family photographer based in Utah Valley. With a passion for capturing life as it is, Nicole believes that every moment is worth preserving, without the need for filters. As a mother of three, she understands the importance of freezing precious memories before they fade away, cherishing the individuality and unique aspects of each family.

A BW portrait of family photographer Anthony Thornton

Anthony Thornton is an adventurous family photographer with a background in music and journalism. He earned a B.A. in jazz drumming before discovering his passion for photography during his time studying abroad. Since then, he has honed his skills through freelancing for various publications and working as a staff photographer for the Vail Daily newspaper.

Joyce Perlman Family Photojournalist

Joyce Perlman is a documentary photographer who is passionate about capturing the beauty and complexity of real-life moments. With a background in UX Design and marketing, she brings a unique creative perspective to her photography. Joyce strives to tell memorable visual stories that capture the essence of people's lives and relationships, and she is excited to travel the world to capture...

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Studio portrait of family photographer Darcie Silvers of the FPJA

Darcie Silvers is a documentary family photographer with a passion for capturing the stories of families from all walks of life. With a love for graphic design and an eye for detail, she uses her skills to immortalize the memories and moments that make each family unique. Darcie believes in utilizing photography to preserve the essence of a family's journey.

Family photography and portraits by Bonnie Sizer of Colorado

Bonnie Sizer is a documentary family photographer known for her bold and vibrant editing style, specializing in outdoor portraits with natural and staged lighting. With a passion for art and a travel bug, Bonnie's work reflects her values of family, honesty, intelligence, and humor.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Florida family photography by Samantha Moore of Sarasota

Sam is a skilled family photographer who excels at capturing genuine and meaningful moments. She offers unique photo sessions that go beyond posed pictures, focusing on real-life moments like breakfast and bedtime. When she's not behind the camera, she enjoys being a mom, gardening, traveling, and cherishing special moments with her family.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
BW image of family photojournalist Jen Lucas

Jen Lucas is a family documentary photographer serving Wisconsin and Illinois. With a background in parenting three boys, she has a deep understanding of the fleeting moments that define a family's early days. Through her work, Jen aims to capture the precious moments that often go unnoticed, preserving them for families to cherish for years to come.

Portrait of Cindy Brown, Family Photographer

Cindy Brown, known as C Brown Photo, is a documentary family photographer. With a background in journalism and a passion for storytelling, she has captured a diverse range of events, from biker funerals to protests, and even photographed renowned figures like Ronald Reagan. Cindy brings a unique blend of education, experience, and a caring personality to her work.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA
Family Photojournalist Ron Storer is covering the PNW

Ron Storer is a documentary family photographer from the Northwest. With a background in freelance humanitarian work and a former career as a competitive cyclist, Ron brings a unique perspective to capturing genuine and intimate moments. His 29-year marriage to Neesie and their two sons, Grant and Torey, inspire his passion for documenting the beauty and joy found in everyday family life.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Portrait of Susannah Stevens - Family Photographer

Susannah Stevens, the owner of Lifetime Lens, is known for her keen eye for capturing authentic moments. Susannah has become skilled at finding unique and genuine expressions that truly reflect a person or a relationship. Her ability to see beyond the surface and capture the essence of her subjects has made her a sought-after documentary family photographer.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA
 Logan Westom is a Washington family photographer

Logan Westom is a documentary family photographer based in Seattle, WA. Logan discovered the immense value of photographs when a family member passed away and he was unable to attend the funeral. This experience taught him the importance of capturing precious moments for families, and he now approaches every session with the mindset that each photo becomes a cherished possession.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Portrait of Julie Ambos -  Florida family photography in Key West

Julie Ambos is a Key West family & portrait photographer. She has always been fascinated with photography, with childhood memories of portraits that captured the true essence of individuals. Julie is now a renowned artist, specializing in documentary family images, and lifestyle portrait photography. Her dedication to capturing authentic moments and telling stories through her photographs has...

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Annie Bang is a Family Photojournalist serving California

Annie Bang is a California-based family photographer with a background in journalism and international reporting. Her love for capturing genuine, documentary-style photos stems from her academic and professional experiences. Annie's passion lies in preserving valuable moments and creating lasting memories for families through her photography.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA
Documentary family photography by Natasha Lamalle

Natasha Lamalle is a documentary family photographer with a focus on capturing small, authentic moments between loved ones. Through her work, she provides a glimpse into the meaningful moments of family and wedding journeys. Natasha's skill and experience as a photojournalist, as well as her success in international competitions and exhibitions, contribute to her exceptional photography.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Family photojournalism by David Clumpner

David Clumpner is an award-winning documentary family photographer also specializing in lifestyle portraits. With a belief in capturing real, raw, and emotional moments, David's unique approach ensures that every subtle moment, from waking up to getting tucked in, is captured during his Day in the Life sessions. David's work aims to create lasting memories for families to cherish...

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Adrianne Mathiowetz - Family & Motherhood Photography

Adrianne Mathiowetz is a talented family and motherhood photographer known for her ability to capture the beauty and authenticity of everyday life. With a background in public radio and documentary studies, she brings a unique storytelling approach to her photography. Adrianne's work has been featured in esteemed publications like the New York Times, Wired, Forbes, and the Boston Globe.

Lifestyle Photojournalist
Colorado is home for family photographer Amelia Armstrong

Amelia Armstrong is a documentary family photographer specializing in raw, emotion-filled storytelling. With over 12 years of experience and a background in photography from the Brooks Institute, she is adept at capturing authentic moments. Amelia is passionate about learning and connecting with families to tell their unique stories through photography.

Lifestyle Photojournalist
Joshua Grasso is a Family Photographer based out of Atlanta, GA

Joshua Grasso is an Atlanta-based family photographer specializing in capturing the love and candid moments of families. With a passion for storytelling, Joshua values the importance of preserving family memories through timeless portraits and real candid shots. He also enjoys creating engaging and creative photos for couples, showcasing their unique relationship.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA
California and San Francisco are home to family photojournalist Douglas Despres

Douglas Despres, of Helios Images, is a West Coast family photographer with 17 years of experience capturing the energy and connections of families in a documentary style. In addition to family sessions, Douglas also has extensive experience in photographing weddings, specializing in tiny weddings and elopements.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
 Philadelphia, PA is base for family photographer Colleen Stepanian

Colleen Stepanian is a documentary family photographer focused on capturing real moments and human connections. With a deep appreciation for the power of photography to tell stories and document history, Colleen's work is driven by a desire to create meaningful and intimate images. She feels privileged to have a job that allows her to share unique perspectives of life through her photographs.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Manhattan and NYC are favorites for family photojournalist Casey Fatchett

Casey Fatchett is a documentary family photographer in New York, specializing in capturing natural and authentic moments. With 20 years of experience, Casey works with clients from all walks of life to create images that truly reflect their personalities. With a background in physics, journalism, and the arts, Casey's dynamic and distinct storytelling style has been featured in many...

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Sabrina Guyton-Wright is a photographer that specializes in family and weddings all around Pennsylvania and Philadelphia

Sabrina Guyton-Wright, of SGW Photography, is a highly skilled documentary family photographer based in the Delaware Valley. With a background in animation and media arts, she transitioned to photography after being inspired by a single photograph. Sabrina specializes in capturing genuine moments and personalities, prioritizing authentic and quality portraits for various occasions.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA
Jared Lindsay - DFW Texas family photographer

Jared Lindsay is a skilled documentary family photographer specializing in capturing the fleeting moments that makeup life. With a focus on being unobtrusive, Jared ensures that moments are not interrupted. His goal is to create honest records for parents and their children, preserving the chaotic glory of family life.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
seattle newborn family portrait photographer

Alec Mills is a documentary family photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, and family photography. Through her lens, she tells stories and captures the everyday moments that become cherished memories. Alec's passion lies in capturing the beauty of the mundane, creating unique and timeless images that reflect the true essence of family.

Lifestyle Photojournalist
Jacob Hannah loves VT Family Photojournalism and spent six years working as a newspaper photojournalist

Jacob Hannah is a highly skilled documentary family photographer from Vermont. With a background in photojournalism, he graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2006 and worked as a newspaper photojournalist for six years. Drawing inspiration from his photojournalism background, Jacob is passionate about capturing authentic moments and emotions.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Dallas-Fort Worth family photography by Lawren Snapka of the Texas FPJA

Lawren Snapka, the founder of Lawren Rose Photography in DFW, TX, began her photography career in early 2016 while representing a cloth diaper brand. Through online courses and the serendipitous discovery of Family Photojournalism, she found her passion. With a dislike for posed photography, she fully immersed herself in the documentary style.

Vermont is home to documentary style family photographer Megan Hannah

Megan Hannah is a Vermont family photographer with a passion for capturing the essence of family in authentic and documentary-style images. Inspired by the beauty of nature, Megan finds solace in leisurely strolls, breathtaking hikes, and refreshing swims in the nearby river.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Istanbul Family Photographer Ufuk Sarisen

Ufuk Sarisen is an award-winning documentary family photographer with a background in travel and editorial photography. With extensive experience working for magazines and newspapers, including serving as a photo editor for Skylife magazine, Ufuk has honed his skills in capturing diverse cultures and stories. His unique perspective allows him to approach family photography from a fresh and...

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA
Ambre Peyrotty photographs families

Ambre Peyrotty is a highly skilled family photojournalist and the proud proprietor of Zephyr & Luna Family Photography. With a Bachelor's degree in photography from the prestigious Ecole de Condé in Northern France, which she completed in 2014, Ambre's talents are truly exceptional.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist

Mini Gallery by United States Family Photographers

Check out these award-winning family photography samples from United States! Captured by the world's best family photographers, these documentary-style images could showcase beautiful moments from birth sessions, at-home sessions, day outings, or family adventures in the United States region. If you're looking for a talented photographer to capture your family's special moments, be inspired by these incredible photos and start your search today.

In Atlanta, Georgia, USA, a photographer captures a moment as a dad assists his son in retrieving a popsicle from the freezer
A New Hampshire United States little girl opens up her jean jacket while mom's eyes go wide
Award winning Ventura birth photo created as dad hands baby over to mom in birth pool
An Atlanta documentary family photographer recorded the Kids play while parents snuggle on the girls bed in the kids bedroom
A Washington DC documentary family photographer recorded this Naughtiness captured at the table with kids
Washington Family Photographer captures images of kid looking up at the tall trees while on a hike
Seattle Family Photojournalism of kid looking through boat window
Connecticut Family Photographer captures this family in bed taking a nap

United States Family Photography

Documentary family photography is the perfect way to capture special moments and create lasting memories. With an outdoor or at-home session, your United States family photographer can capture genuine candid moments of the entire family in a comfortable and laid back setting. Whether it's a small group or a larger extended family, your FPJA photographer will focus on the art of storytelling through beautiful photographs. From capturing the unique personalities of each family member to the normal routines, you can trust that a United States family photographer of the FPJA will create unique and timeless family heirlooms.

United States Day in the Life Picture Sessions - DITL

There is something alluring about the imperfections in an ordinary day. The best gift that you can give your family now and in the years to come is the investment in authentic photographs that showcase a real day in your life. These stress-free sessions, designed to capture the realness and honesty of an average day for your family, produce the most genuine images, and these are the ones that you will cherish for years to come.

United States Birth Sessions at Home or Hospital

The birth of your child is an experience that is filled with both beauty and chaos. It’s a moment in time that you won’t want to forget, yet it’s an experience in which the details may fade away in the coming weeks, months and years. To capture the first moments in which you meet your baby and those first special hours together, you should enlist the help of a United States documentary birth photographer. An experienced family photographer who specializes in documentary birth sessions will be able to capture your labor journey, the birth experience and the immediate reaction that you have when you see your baby’s face for the first time — all while respecting your space. The right photographer will be able to use discretion while focusing on the fleeting moments that you will want to remember from your birth experience. Whether you plan to give birth at home or at the hospital, you can book a documentary birth session with a professional reportage-style birth photographer.