New York City Photographers

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The Top New York City Photographers, 2020

Browse these top-rated photographers from New York City, NY.

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Zhanna K.
New York City
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Zhanna Kurmanova has over 6 years of experience in photography. She photographed many projects over the years and continued to grow as an artist. She completed Adobe Photoshop certification and Kelby Photography Training. She also has a degree in Digital Communications and knows how to create visual content that works online and on social media platforms.

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Emily D.
New York City
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Emily J. Davis is a professional photographer and photo stylist living in New York City. Emily has over 10 years experience in commercial and lifestyle photography. Emily is especially passionate about the food and restaurant scene. She has extensive experience in food photography and food styling, regularly contributing to food magazines and cookbooks. She also enjoys photographing shops, products, portraits, fashion, and events. Emily strives to produce the best images possible, reflecting your brand's personal style and uniqueness.

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Kwam G.
New York City
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I am a professional photographer in the New York City area, specializing in event and studio photography. Many of my clients have been local small businesses in the Harlem community, but my audience includes individuals as well. From street photography to upscale weddings, I have been able to achieve a wide variety of experience in the creative industry, and would love to share that experience with you! I have a degree in Business Management, and over ten years of experience in customer service and hospitality, making me someone who is business minded, professional, and always focused on the satisfaction of the client!

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Alisha W.
New York City
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For the past two years I worked for companies like Thetommyb, Beluga studios, and second shot weddings for Towards the Moon Creatives. At my day job I am a Media Arts Specialist that teaches film and photography to people with disabilities and have been doing that for the past two years as well.

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Pietro M.
New York City
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Pietro Milici, 34 years old, is an Italian photographer based in New York, where he works as freelance photographer and videographer with different American and European entities. In 2012 he has graduated in Marine Biology in Palermo (Italy). He started to work as a photographer in 2007 with an Italian company called " Digital Group. Subsequently, he graduates in the university Elisava of Barcelona (Spain) in “Photography and Design”. In Barcelona, it starts to collaborate with "Piel de Foto." After various collective and individual exhibitions in the city of Barcelona, it starts to collaborate with Jordi Bernadó a Spanish photographer that works in the field of architecture and the art. Subsequently, he starts his work as freelance continuing to exhibit his personal projects in Europe, among the most important collaborations that with the City Hall of Barcelona, Josep Molinas, Microsoft, Münchhausen, 15-L Films, Actar, CLAC, Foundation Telecom Italia, GAM, etc. A period full of great satisfaction, but above all of the growth in the dedication, in the creation, in the cleaning, and in the unattainable perfection. A period that has made him love the non-subject photo to structures of style or confined to itself.

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Adrian T.
New York City
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camera Canon EOS 7D Mark II, Canon EOS 6D

Adrian has always been inclined to media. When he moved to NYC in 2012 he realized the necesity to improve his photography skills to capture some of the madness and greatness of the city. Hundreds of manuals, research, and tutorials later, he continues to improve his skills as he jumps into new challenges and keeps experimenting. His work includes street, lifestyle, art and real estate photography.

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Joey C.
New York City
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Joey Curry has been shooting Weddings & Events, Headshots & Portraits in NYC for the last 5 Year’s. He is dedicated to the art and filled with a passion that fuels his ever growing creativity and talent. Being invited into special moments in people’s lives and given the privilege to capture these moments is something Joey truly enjoys.

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Ashley J.
New York City
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Ashley has a multi-faceted experience in creative work. She is self-driven photographer who strives to create stunning, impactful images. She enjoys most, if not all genre's of photography. She believes this gives her a scope of many different perspectives to bring to her work. Whether she's working with babies, young children, families, couples, business owners, homeowners or pets she's been praised for her positive attitude, patience, quick thinking and clever tricks to get "that perfect shot." Her experiences have led her to work exceptionally well under pressure. She has a knack of anticipating and catching fleeting moments as they happen. Offering 11 years of portrait and lifestyle photography working with people of all ages. Her work includes studio work, on location photo session and in-home photojournalist documentation, special events, small weddings, birthday parties, milestone photos, engagement sessions, and special ceremonies. Ashley also extends her expertise to Real Estate Photography and documenting video tours. She provides exceptional professional headshots for those in need of promoting and marketing their image for their business.

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Filip Z.
New York City
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EOS 50D

I graduated Montclair State University with a BFA in Television Production & Digital Media. I am a professional photographer, and have a strong background in television and media. Along with the areas described in my background history I am also knowledgeable in fashion, art, music, news, and can readily conceptualize new and exciting ideas as needed. I have worked with many photography studio where I gained a variety of hands on training and experience.

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Anne R.
New York City
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Sony Alpha 7

Anne Raftopoulos is an experienced, professional photographer with a studio on Manhattan's Upper East Side. For 8 years, Anne has specialized in portraiture for corporates, creatives and families. Anne is passionate about making the photography experience enjoyable for everyone and creating a fun, relaxing environment allowing her clients to show off their best selves. Anne is skilled at working with both studio and natural lighting creating a variety of looks for her clients. Anne has worked for major brands, such as Food Network, AMC, History Channel and Burberry, but loves working one on one with people, whether they are top CEOs, a newborn baby or an actor beginning their career.

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Jordan O.
New York City
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Aspiring filmmaker went to school for film and studied cinematography and photography for 5 years and looking to keep expanding and growing my company!

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Beatriz A.
New York City
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Beatriz Arango studied Visual Journalism and Documentary Photography at the International Center of Photography in New York. The following year she worked as a Teacher’s Assistant for many renowned photographers, she especially enjoyed assisting and learning from Frank Franca a fashion and lighting master. She enjoys travel photography and visual storytelling, but she knows she can apply this concept of telling a story through a picture to any type of photography she does.

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Brandon L.
New York City
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camera EOS R, EOS C100, EOS RP

Brandon has been specializing as a professional photographer and videographer for just about a decade.

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Sylvia M.
New York City
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Sylvia is an experienced 3D VR photographer specializing in creating 3D virtual walk-through tours for Real Estate (residential and commercial), Retail and Event spaces for clients. Reliable, responsive and professional she is committed to delivering high quality, immersive, virtual tour experiences that are expertly customized to engage and delight audiences and create new marketing opportunities for clients.

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Rustam K.
New York City
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I’ve experienced many levels of real estate, it all being many different price ranges, locations and clientele .This has me wearing many hats which I find exciting and challenging.Thankfully my wide range of ability’s keep every job exciting. From still photos to video and from designing floor plans to aerial drone shots.

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Matthew B.
New York City
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Matthew has been shooting for over 10 years and has experience shooting everything from Fashion to Portraits to Products to Weddings. He is great with people and working with clients to achieve the greatest shot. He has a B.A. in photography and has a little background with video. He works in Los Angeles, New York, and recently added San Francisco to his home base and locations.

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Robert T.
New York City
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Fell in love with photography when I was just a little kid; to me it was - and still is -magic. Started getting more serious about the craft in 1989 at Hofstra University and was blessed with some very knowledgeable professors. Got the photojournalism bug, had romantic dreams of flying off to distant lands, photographing conflict, famine and generally anything involving personal risk. Thank goodness THAT never happened. Landed a job with Newsday right out of college in 1994. Honed my skills working for five years with an incredibly talented staff of veteran photographers. Left in 1999 for graduate school at the prestigious Ohio University School of Visual Communications. Returned to New York and was hired as a photo editor for The Associated Press in 2001. Earned my Master of Arts in Visual Communications in 2003. Hired for a dream job in 2005 as corporate photographer for the NASDAQ Stock Market, spending the next four years meeting and photographing executives of the most influential corporations in America, as well as numerous celebrities. Running my own photography business since 2009.

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Francisco F.
New York City
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Francisco Fernandez is a Photographer and Journalist from Caracas Venezuela. He is been living in NYC and has worked as a Photographer for over 15 years. He studied Broadcasting and Journalism in Caracas after studying Illustration. At the same time he was taking Photography workshops. Really soon he started working as a freelance photographer and as a full time Producer for a National Publishing Company. After quitting this job decided to become a full time Photographer and set up a Studio with a Partner in Caracas. Four years ago moved to NY to study Fine Arts Photography at The International Center of Photography and after graduated has been working in NY with his ultimate passion, photography.

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Calvin X.
New York City
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My name is Calvin and I've been shooting as a photographer since 2008. I started out working in various nightclubs, bars and lounges in New York City. It is at these venues and these conditions where I developed the technical skills and perspective on how to capture the moment at its finest. It was challenging and thrilling to operate in an environment that can be described as somewhat chaotic. As for my former manager said at the time, "if you and your camera can survive getting hit by a Grey Goose bottle, you can survive anything".

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Clarita A.
New York City
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Clarita Alave has always had an interest in photography, ever since she was a child. It wasn't until 2016 though that she truly started to hone her skills as a photographer. She attended the International Center of Photography School (ICP). It was here that she learned how to work with a DSLR camera and began experimenting almost exclusively in manual mode. In addition, she became proficient in post-processing images using programs such as Adobe Lightroom and Adobe photoshop. Furthermore, she has been gaining experience working with off-camera flash. Clarita started out shooting landscapes but eventually found that she preferred shooting portraits. She is currently focusing on high fashion, weddings and events, and family portraits. She has attended a number of workshops throughout NYC, Boston, and San Francisco. These workshops focused on a wide array of topics, such as, how to style a wedding, how to manage a photography business, the legal side of a photography business, how to take headshots, handling difficult clients/how to direct models, and how to properly use a flash for both men and women. Clarita is taking her lifelong love of photography and implementing it in ways that are positive for both her and her clients.

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Michael P.
New York City
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I started my career as a photographer actually as a fine art painter in college when I saw how great the other students were I had to find another way to get my ideas on film rather then canvas.

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Daimara M.

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How did you get started with photography

In 2011, I got started with photography using an entry level DSLR, it was my sister’s gift. I was shooting just for my hobby. I would go out with my camera every day and photograph cool things that I came across in the street, like plants, objects, and my photographer friends. I could develop my skills as soon as I moved to NY in 2014, when I used to work as "Executive Assistant" in a Staten Island office. My husband is a professional photographer and film maker, so he taught me how to shoot and retouch pictures with Lightroom. In 2016, I finally left my office work to dedicate myself fulltime to photography.

What do you love about your job?

I love touching souls with my art. Taking pictures is a true passion for me and always will be.

What are some of your favorite places in New York City to take photographs?

My favorite places to shoot portraits in New York are Dumbo in Brooklyn (between the bridges), Central Park, Grand Central and SoHo.

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New York City Photography Statistics

Average job star rating4.9
New York City photography jobs per day7,325
Average length of photography job (hours)3.8
Photos taken per hour in New York City69,592

In New York City, you have to look good. That's not just advice, we're pretty sure it's the law. Fortunately, there are tons of talented Snappr photographer standing by to help you do just that. Whether you're hosting an event downtown, looking for a new headshot to land a job on Madison Ave, or holding a birthday party out at Prospect Park. Of course, you can't forget real estate in a city with a crazy housing market, so we've got that too. The big apple is not a city with a shortage of demand for shutterbugs, so book yours today.

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