Boston Portrait Photographers

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The Top Boston Portrait Photographers, 2020

Browse these top-rated Portrait photographers from Boston, MA.

Portrait photographer in Boston
Victor G.
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Victor Grigas is a photographer with 10 years of experience shooting locations, natural light portraits and events. He has a degree in film and video from Columbia College Chicago and learned photography at the age of ten from his father who owned a portrait and wedding photography business for 25 years. His work has been published in Vice, the New York Times, Forbes, The New Republic, Science, Psychology Today, CBS, Wikimedia and many different blogs and websites.

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Martin M.
Boston
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Marty McCrory is a veteran professional photographer. His international client list includes Nike, Red Bull, Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and numerous sporting events around the globe. He specializes in sports, products, portraits, and weddings.

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Brian H.
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Brian Hammonds is an experienced international photographer who specializes in the travel, lifestyle, and fashion genres. He has over 8 years of professional experience and his pursuit of beauty has seen him travel to and photograph 55 countries on 5 continents so far. His well-honed aesthetic sensibilities allow him to create images that are tasteful and engaging. His knowledge of current fashion and design trends help him to capture modern, stylish imagery.

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Tim W.
Boston
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Tim Webber is photographer with a unique cinematic eye dedicated to telling powerful stories of people, brands, and places. With a bachelors in Computer Science and Cognitive Psychology from Northeastern University, he splits his time between Product Design for a Machine Learning startup in Boston and photoshoots for clients and for his instagram @timkweb. Having taken thousands of photos for models, brands, and companies throughout the world, Tim is confident he will be able to tell your story just as you’ve always imagined.

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Eliza d.
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Eliza duPont is relatively new to the field of photography, however she has worked with a variety of clients doing a range of jobs including wedding, proposal, event, portraiture, and commercial photography. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor of arts in psychology and studio art with a focus in photography. She is now a full time graduate student in Boston, however continues to make time for photography.

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Jaz L.
Boston
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Jaz in an experienced photographer and has worked with many clients around the world for the last nine years. She has her bachelors degree in photography from Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She specializes in weddings and portrait photography. Her wedding experience ranges from large ballroom weddings to wanderlust or adventure wedding/elopements on a beach. With her portrait photography she works mostly with adults and high school seniors.

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How did you get started with photography

Many years ago, as I sat opposite an advisor who was helping me “get going” in adulthood, we got off topic and he asked a question: “If your house was on fire, and all your loved ones and any pets were out safely, and you could only go back to save one more thing, what would it be?” I don’t recall what my answer was, but he responded “My photographs, as they are irreplaceable”. That statement about the value of photographs has stayed with me since. I was the “family and friends” photographer, but was never a “camera geek” growing up. I never had a “real” camera until a few years ago, when I bought my first interchangeable-lens camera (DSLR). Later that year, our oldest daughter was getting married. She had a wedding photographer, but my wife asked me to take some photos at the reception after he had gone. Armed with my camera and first hot-shoe flash, I proceeded to take a bunch of photos that really were not very good. It was painfully apparent I had no understanding of indoor flash photography. Instead of discouragement, I felt mad, but in a way which motivated me to find out what I was doing wrong. I searched the Internet and read on-line forums; I took a couple of seminars; I read a LOT of books by famous photographers. With my desire to grow as a photographer, I started volunteering for different causes, and eventually photographed a couple of events for the local PBS station (WGBH). It was during these events I got hooked on Event Photography. At one of the events, a caterer who was there asked if he could see some of the photos I took of his crew, which I sent off to him a couple of days later. He wrote back, and asked if I was available to photograph an event they were catering. It was a huge confidence booster for me and my developing skills.

What do you love about your job?

I feel I have an excellent ability for capturing the essence and feeling of an event through candid and posed photos. My friendly and outgoing personality put people at ease when I ask to take their photograph. I am a very patient photographer, and will wait for the right moment for that perfect candid photo. All of this leads to the important end result: my photographs tell the story of the event from beginning to end in the way the client wants it. There are few things better than taking great photos of people enjoying themselves at an event. I have always been an outgoing and sociable person, so interacting with the people I am photographing is very enjoyable to me.

What are some of your favorite places in Boston to take photographs?

Faneuil Hall area because of the impressive buildings; Boston Harbor area and the surrounding public spaces.

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Boston Portrait Photography Statistics

Average Portrait job star rating4.9
Boston Portrait photography jobs per day464
Average length of Portrait photography job (hours)1.5
Portrait Photos taken per hour in Boston1,739
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