New York City Portrait Photographers

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The Top New York City Portrait Photographers, 2019

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

Portrait photographer in New York City
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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Tamarcus B.
New York City
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Tamarcus Brown is an experienced professional photographer with over 6 years of photography experience. He has shot numerous weddings, event and lifestyle shoots. He has a dog name Brooklyn and loves his Grandma.

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Matthew E.
New York City
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camera Nikon D4s; Nikon D850; Nikon D4

Matthew Enbar has been photographing for about 7 years. Starting out doing music photography he learned how to photograph event with low lighting and tough conditions. After starting out in Orlando during college he then moved to NYC to pursue his career as an event photographer. Since moving to NYC he has worked with major brands such as Microsoft, Mastercard, E News, LG, Tao Group, and more

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Gabriel A.
New York City
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Gabriel Antoine is a professional photographer with 18 years experience shooting portraits, still life, landscape, fashion look books, product line sheets, product shots and fashion videos. Some of his past and present clients includes Phase One Music, Perry Ellis, Penguin, Ernest Alexander, Descendants of Theives, etc.

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Alex S.
New York City
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Alex Staniloff has been shooting professionally since 2011. He has shot tens of thousands of spaces, for realtors, architects, interior designers, hospitality groups and homeowners. Additionally Alex has photographed portraits, products, lifestyle & commercial campaigns, as well as food & beverages. Alex has worked under some photographers who have mentored and helped hone his skills. His work has been featured in international publications such as Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, Men's Health and Food & Wine. Alex has even taught an online course in interior photography. Alex currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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Matt B.
New York City
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Hi there, I’m Matt, a portrait and headshot photographer, based on the Upper West Side, New York City. I have a private studio on the UWS, but love shooting outdoors and on location. The most rewarding photograph for me is the one where the subject sees something in their photo they've never seen before. I love working with the client to bring something out of them - an expression, a look, a subtlety, a vulnerable, intriguing or beautiful side of themselves that they haven't seen before in a photo. But even in non-directed shoots (events, parties, concerts), I still love focusing on capturing the essence of the person or moment. Portrait and headshot shoots are my favorite because of the personal nature of them. I love listening to a client, seeing them settle in to a shoot, seeing them become more comfortable, guiding and directing them and really - getting to know someone. The true joy in photography for me however, is actually nothing do to with the camera. Seeing the joy someone gets in seeing themselves in a way they've never have before, finding new a confidence, seeing their own beauty, seeing someone achieve their career goals or dreams with their new photos, is really the true satisfaction. Whatever your photo needs might be, I'll look forward to working together!

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Featured photographer in New York City

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How did you get started with photography

I got started with photography when I took a film photography class in high school. I learned to develop my own b&w film, and I really appreciated the art of it. With the transition to digital photography I'm always chasing that film look! And sometimes I still shoot on film for portraits and weddings!

What do you love about your job?

I love being able to preserve a moment in time. The art and beauty of those special moments. To be able to save them and share them with others is an honor. A photographer is a documentarian of the time. It's a big responsibility! I search for the beauty and truth of the moment.

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

New York City is incredibly photogenic. You can get beautiful shots almost anywhere. So, I like to take my clients somewhere that means something to them - either there's some history there, or even just a spot that a tourist wants to visit! If you're excited about it, that will show in the photos.

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New York City Portrait Photography Statistics

Average Portrait job star rating4.9
New York City Portrait photography jobs per day1,949
Average length of Portrait photography job (hours)1.5
Portrait Photos taken per hour in New York City7,307
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