Five Children’s Photographers in Southern California

There are many options for you if you want your child’s portrait professionally taken in the Los Angeles area. Here are five of them.

Grins2Go serves the Rancho Cucamonga area. They are always ready and mobile, and they offer portraits as well as candid photographs. Grins2Go photographers are trained to handle children, from newborns to teenagers. They also offer a service called Grins2Grow, capturing your baby at different stages of his or her life. One membership fee covers a whole year of portrait sessions, 4 times a year. Give them a call at 909-944-9700 for more details.

Moments to Embrace offers photography for families, children, babies, and even pets. Their prices begin at around $200. Moments to Embrace offers videography as well, and they can be reached at 909-227-1343.

Debbie Lund Photography offers photography of newborns, babies and children.

A natural light session is $300, a studio setup session, $450, combination is $500. Sessions are only on the weekends and must be booked 1-2 months in advance.

Debbie Lund has also worked as a graphic designer and an illustrator as well as an art and photography teacher. She’s located in Orange County and can be reached at 714-904-4249.

Jennifer Gilmore Photography professional photography service can also take portraits of your children. A standard portrait session is $175 and must be paid in full to reserve your date at the time of booking. The price does not include prints, and sessions are usually about an hour. Travel is included for anywhere in Orange County; a small fee may be required for longer trips. Call 949-645-5382 or email [email protected] The studio is located at 2390 Redlands Drive, Newport Beach, CA.

Dodgen Photography is unique in that they offer black and white photography exclusively. There are different packages starting from $400. They photographer takes time to get to know the child if he or she is uncomfortable, as to have a fun and easy photographing experience. The photographer addresses specific requests right away, and the rest are more candid. After this, portraits are posted on a password protected website, where you can order prints and other items. See their website at

Los Angeles children’s photographer Jennifer Wilson of Jennifer Wilson Photography is a two time winner of the California Children’s Photographer of the Year. She is based out of the Santa Clarita Valley, just north of Los Angeles. A session will usually be about one to two hours, newborns taking a bit longer. Sessions can take place virtually anywhere! Home is generally easier for a newborn. Visit her website at