By Rachel Hoeing

When it comes to finding a family photographer to fit your personal style, the process can be overwhelming. TMoM is making it easy for you. We’ve asked our readers for their favorite photographers and have compiled the list below. These photographers have been described by our readers and team members as having expertise, quality products, professionalism, a knack for working with children, and often seem to be part of their client’s family as they have watched them grow.

Each and every photographer has a unique style, so be sure to visit their websites and Facebook pages to see exactly what they are all about. We hope this list will help you find the perfect fit for your family.

Abundant Life Photography

Contact Information:; 336-505-9880
Years Experience: 6+ years
Service Areas: Winston Salem NC, and surrounding areas, on location only
Areas of Specialty: Families, children, newborn, headshots and small business branding.

AMH Photography

amber harrisFacebook page:
Instagram: @photosbyamh
Contact info:
Years of Experience: 6
Areas you serve: Winston-Salem and surrounding areas
Areas of specialty: Kids, families, and seniors are my passion. All sessions are shot on location with natural light.


Andrew Bowen Photography

Contact: or 336-245-4492
Years Experience: 11+
Service Area: Triad Area; Indoor/Outdoor Studio Located at 1010 Westridge Rd in Greensboro.
Specialty: We specialize in families, seniors and tweens. All relationships begin with a face-to-face meeting at the studio to discuss your goals, tastes and budget.  We offer a wide array of wall art and albums to remember the moments of a special day.


Ardmore Photography

Contact info:
Years of Experience: 11
Areas you serve: Winston-Salem and surrounding areas
Areas of specialty: families, children and newborns



DesiLu Photography

Contact info:, 336.893.4004
Years of Experience: 11
Areas you serve: Based near Lewisville, travel throughout the State
Areas of specialty: Family, Newborns, Children, Wedding and Small Business Branding


Emily Elrod Photography

Facebook: Emily-Elrod-Photography
Contact Info: 336-408-7918,
Years Experience: 8
Areas Serviced: Triad and surrounding areas, will travel, has studio in High Point
Areas of Specialty: Newborn, Children, Family, Engagement


Gail Jones Photography

Facebook Page: gailjonesphotography
Contact Info:
Years Experience: 7
Areas Serviced:  Studio sessions in Jamestown, outdoor sessions throughout the Triad.
Areas of Specialty: Gail, of Gail Jones Photography, specializes in studio newborn and baby photography. She is most passionate about the smallest and newest of lives; newborns and babies through their first year. Images by Gail are organically-inspired, fresh, clean, serene, modern and timeless.  Recently, Gail Jones Photography has been recognized for her newborn work on the international level as a leader in the industry!


Heather McGinnis Photography
Facebook page: HeatherMcGinnisPhotography
Contact info:
Years Experience: 10+
Areas Serviced: Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Jamestown, surrounding areas, & beyond
Areas of Specialty: Newborn & Family Photography | Heather McGinnis Photography has been voted Greensboro’s Favorite Photographer annually since 2013 by local moms & families in the Triad Moms on Main Annual Choice Awards. Heather’s style is genuine, joyful, & tender and her Baby-Whispering skills are second to none. Contact Heather today to book your session!


Inspired Memorys Photography

Facebook Page:
Instagram: @inspiredmemorysphotography
Snapchat: inspiredmemorys
Contact Info:, 336-403-0790
Years of Experience: 7
Areas Serviced: Piedmont and all surrounding areas. Willing to travel
Areas of Specialty: Inspired Memorys Photography specializes in High School and College Seniors, family, children, and head shots. All shoots are on location.


J. Stanley Photography

Facebook page:
Contact info: (336) 782-1425  –
Years Experience: 6+
Areas you serve: Studio located in Mocksville, also offer on location photography at many areas in the Triad and more.
Areas of Specialty: Specializing in Children portraits, J. Stanley Photography also offers a wide variety of sessions, including, Newborn, Family, Weddings and in-hospital sessions such as Labor and Delivery and Fresh 48. J. Stanley Photography is a full service photographer and prides itself on the client experience during the session and creating memories that will make you smile for the rest of your life.

Lucy Miller Photography

Facebook page:
Contact info: or 336-339-1067
Years Experience: 10+
Service Areas: All of Triad and available for travel. On location.
Areas of Specialty: Lucy Miller Photography specializes in Newborns, Children, Families and High School Seniors. All sessions are done on location.


Melissa Treen Photography

greensboro best newborn baby photographer melissa treen photographyWebsite:
Facebook page: MelissaTreenPhotography
Contact info: email: – phone: (336) 706-4400
Years Experience: officially opened business in 2010
Service Areas: Triad & Triangle areas of NC including: Greensboro, High Point, Winston Salem, Kernersville, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Reidsville, Stokesdale, Brown Summit, Pleasant Garden, Jamestown, Summerfield, Oak Ridge, Mebane, Graham, Gibsonville, Durham, Haw River, Elon, Hillsborough, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, McLeansville, Randleman, Archdale, and Asheboro.
Areas of Specialty: Melissa Treen Photography is a professional custom portrait photographer specializing in beautiful portraits of motherhood, maternity, newborn and baby.  We are known for our organic style and our Baby Portrait Plan (covering baby’s 1st year, is our most requested service). In addition, we photograph children, families, high school senior portraits, engagements and commercial projects. Our focus is on creating a unique portrait experience for you, capturing not just the memory, but the moment. Whether it is the sweet slumber of a newborn, the sense of adventure in a toddler, the personality of a child, the relationship between a family, the love of an engaged couple or the excitement of a high school senior, each moment is special and treasured. We pour our heart into each photo session and our goal is to produce a gallery of images you will fall in love with! We are an award-winning photographer and are honored to have our work recognized and featured internationally in multiple arenas.


Patty K Photography

Contact Information: (910) 248-9342,
Years Experience: 8 years
Service Areas: Greensboro Triad + surrounding areas
Areas of Specialty: Patty K lives on 11 acres in Gibsonville, NC that sets the stage for her magical sessions for children and family. PKP takes a magical approach with Imagination and inspires children to explore wonders with one of kind mini sessions and full themed sessions. Specializing in Children, Families, Lifestyle Newborns, Maternity, and Birth Photography.


RFR8343-copyRoss Photography

Contact info: ; 336-542-3213
Years Experience: 14
Service Areas: all of Triad , on location
Areas of Specialty: Award winning Photojournalist that specializes in documentary style wedding and portrait photography in Greensboro, NC


Tracy Anderson Photography

Contact info:
Years Experience: 12
Areas you serve: Greensboro and surrounding areas
Areas of Specialty: Tracy specializes in family, maternity, lifestyle newborn, tween and senior portraits. She also offers preschool photography services, summer photography camps and one-of-a-kind tween/teen photo shoot parties. Known for her personable approach to client service, funky downtown tween shoots and no-stress family sessions, Tracy treats every child and family as friends. Come hang out and make some memories. Proud member of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers and creator of The Inside/Outside Project focusing on building self esteem in tweens through photography.


Sally Gupton Photography

Instagram: @sallyguptonphotography
Contact Information:
Years Experience: 12 years
Service Areas: Winston Salem NC, Triad + surrounding areas, studio and outdoor sessions available (Studio: 856 West Fourth Street WS NC 27101)
Areas of Specialty: Sally Gupton Photography, voted “Best Photographer in Winston Salem,” specializes in lifestyle portraiture including newborn, childhood + families. Winston Salem, NC native and running a successful full-time photography business for 12 years, Sally is highly recognized for her breathtaking, interactive imagery. Sally Gupton Photography is fully insured, licensed, + registered with the State of NC and a proud member of PPA.


Shot in the South Photography

Contact info:
Years Experience: Two Photographers with 17 years of experience (prior experience as photo journalist)
Areas Serviced: Piedmont Triad
Areas of Specialty: Lifestyle, families, children, adults, senior, weddings & engagements


Uppercase Photography

Facebook page:
Contact info: Julie Wagoner ; 336.816.5697; 930 West 4th Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
Years Experience: 12
Service AreasStudio sessions at my downtown Winston Salem studio; outdoor sessions in all of the Triad
Areas of Specialty: Uppercase Photography specializes in beautiful and thoughtful newborn photography that focuses on simple, natural images where the precious new baby is always the star of the show. When hiring a newborn specialist you can be assured that you’ve hired a professional who has the experience and confidence to capture every detail of your new baby. Julie Wagoner has been trained by the top photographers in her field and draws upon her extensive experience in shooting newborns and babies with each session. Her clients call her the baby whisperer, they say she’s magic, they ask her to come home with them and help with nighttime wakings. And no, don’t worry, she probably won’t show up in the middle of the night to babysit. But what she will do is create beautiful, peaceful, relaxed images of your little miracle that you will always treasure.


Victoria Leigh Photography

Contact Info:,  336-236-7254 or 704-402-8217
Years Experience: 11
Areas Serviced:  covering the Triad, Charlotte, and all areas in between
Areas of Specialtynewborn, children, senior, family, preschool photography


Wonderland Studios

Contact info:
Years Experience: 4
Areas you serve:  Our fully equipped studio is in Summerfield but we will travel the Triad, on location
Areas of Specialty: Specializing in family and children’s portraits, we also offer photography at special events (such as parties, prom etc) that tie in with Wonderland Parties. Our affordable, flexible and personal service make us a great option for your family photography needs! Also offer aerial photography for real estate, videography and promotional work.