The Best Family Photographers in Dallas

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Hannah Vista Photography

If you think you think about it, family photographers are basically magicians. They seem to be the only ones that can totally captivate the attention of your toddler, make your teen appear pleasant, and keep your dog in line simultaneously. And because a picture is worth 1,000 words, we are helping you select the photographers in the Dallas Fort Worth area that will produce precious photos for your family to look back on for a lifetime. Here’s who we would book for you family’s next photo session. Because it’s never too early to start thinking about holiday cards.

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John Cain Studio

1. John Cain Studio

Booking John Cain Sargent for your family photos is a sophisticated slam drunk every time. Why? In addition to having an eye for creating elegant yet relaxed family photos, Sargent’s shop is a family serving families sort of business with three kids under five of his own. Rates start at $350.

4263 W. Lovers Lane

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Caroline Jurgenson Photography

2. Caroline Jurgensen Photography

While technically located in Fort Worth, this photo-taking mama runs all over the state of Texas taking photos for fabulous families who want their precious personalities to be captured and remembered forever. Jurgensen’s passion for her craft is evident as she draws on both natural light and family interactions to capture the perfect shot. Rates start at $500.

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Domus Aurea Portraits

3. Domus Aurea Portraits

Just think of Renee Streett as a DFW mom’s fairy God mother during newborn portrait sessions. She draws on over a decade of experience to create clean, timeless, and beautiful portraits of young families in the most previous moments of their life. Her sessions start at $350 with the option to purchase photos from a collection.

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Katie Lamb Photography

4. Katie Lamb Photography

After a brief stint in Kansas City, DFW is so lucky to have this talented photographer back serving the families of our area full time. With a specialty in organic family and motherhood sessions and films, Lamb believes in intentionality, authentic moments, and beautiful things. Rates start at $900.

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Lori Wilson Photography

5. Lori Wilson Photography

Lori Wilson has soul and wants her photos to have some as well. She likes to keep her sessions fun and easy and expects chaos. Dad not too thrilled to be wearing dress up clothes and smiling for pics? She’s on it. Blank stares from a 1-year-old? No problem. Wilson knows exactly what to do in order to produce beautiful and memorable moments out of every possible family dynamic, and that’s why we dig her work. Wilson works for $500 an hour.

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Kristen Dee Photography

6. Kristen Dee Photography

With a background in fine art, Kristen Dee captures all seasons of life from maternity to graduation and everything in between. Dee is *that* photographer that creates lifelong friendships with her clients because of her happy-go-lucky yet determined demeanor that results in preserving memories in a seamless and productive manner. Rates start at $400.

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Emery Davis Photography

7. Emery Davis Photography

Emery Davis is a natural light photographer who loves capturing beautiful spaces in interior design as well as beautiful moments with families. She’s a rare photographer in the industry whose imagery might be seen in pages of both Architectural Digest in addition to Park Cities People. Her work is timeless, thoughtful, and oftentimes colorful. Email for an inquiry on rates.

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Caroline Guinn Photography

8. Caroline Guinn Photography

Caroline Guinn has a combined love for classic portraiture and interior design which results in timeless images that your family can cherish for years and years to come. This Dallasite is a go-to photographer for families in Highland Park, University Park, Dallas, and beyond and is excited to capture your family in whatever season of life you find yourself. Rates start at $450.

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Hannah Vista Photography

9. Hannah Vista Photography

Specializing in people, places, products, and moments, this Insta-photographer is making quite a name for herself in Dallas as the go-to photographer to get *the shot*. Hannah Gresham is one of those photographers that started taking photos on the side for family and friends and then her talents took her to creating memories for Dallas and beyond in the form of full-fledged business. We love work that speaks for itself. Rates start at $300.

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Diana Oates is a freelance writer living in Dallas with her husband and three kids. When she’s not telling you about the best new restaurant in town or the hottest hotel to escape...