The 11 Best Family Photographers in Omaha, Council Bluffs and Lincoln

April 30, 2018Add a CommentPosted By

Anyone with a family knows how quickly the time flies. In the blink of an eye, newborns are grown up and planning families of their own. It’s important to hold on to the moments that make life so special — your child’s first birthday, the sight of a kid running around in a homemade superhero costume, a genuine laugh from your loved ones, an engagement, a graduation, and all of the moments in between.

Luckily, our region is home to a talented bunch of family photographers who have made it their job to capture these moments, and provide you with gorgeous images worth framing on your walls and cherishing for a lifetime. We rounded up some of the best in Omaha, Lincoln and Council Bluffs, each with different styles and personalities to fit your specific needs.

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Omaha

Brandy Miller Photography

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Specializing in newborn and maternity photography, Brandy Miller thinks outside of the box with her images. As a mom herself, she knows how quickly the time flies, and is dedicated to helping you remember these special moments with show-stopping photos. She has been serving the Omaha area since 2010, but is continuously sharpening her chops and attending photography workshops several times a year to perfect her craft. Request more information here.

 

Cami Thompson Photography

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Cami Thompson

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Cami Thompson dedicates herself to documenting your family’s life — from early childhood to 85th birthdays, and all the moments in between. Her primary focus is newborn and family photography, but she is talented at capturing these images both in and out of the studio. Contact her for more information.

 

Image Society Inc

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Meg and Scott, the husband-and-wife team behind Image Society Inc, knew they wanted to start a business together almost from the first date. And due to their loyal customer base and gorgeous imagery, we think they’ve been more than successful in the world of photography! The pair specializes in wedding photography, maternity, families, newborns and the like — they are passionate about capturing life’s most important moments! Contact them to schedule a session.

 

JM Studios

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JM Studios is run by Janine and McKenzie — two wildly talented photographers with a passion for capturing people and their relationships in their most raw form. Since they want true emotions to shine through in the photos, they primarily specialize in documentary photography for weddings, engagements, families and seniors. The photos will remind you of moments that you want to return to time and time again, because the grand story of life matters to them. Read their inspirational mission statement here, and contact them for more details.

 

Sunnyheart Photography

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Jess Lightner’s photos are as sunny as she is, evoking joy from every angle! She specializes in senior portraits and family photography, and is truly able to capture the personality of her subjects through her images. One review states that, “she can handle husbands that don’t love taking photos and two rambunctious boys, and still produces a great product!” If you’re looking for authentic images captured outside of the studio, Jess is your girl. Contact her for information.

 

Council Bluffs

Get Kara’d Away

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Kara and Stephanie are the leading ladies behind Get Kara’d Away Photography. Each of them brings a fun and approachable personality to shoots, and the resulting photos are colorful and artistic without being overdone. Just look through the gallery yourself, and we’re sure it will get a smile out of you!

 

Lindsey George Photography

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Lindsey George’s style is a perfect mix of timeless and trendy, and her galleries are filled with vibrant colors that make you take a second look. She is most recognized for her gorgeous wedding photography, but also specializes in maternity, engagement and childhood photos. Contact her for details!

 

Lincoln

Brighten Photography

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Brighten Photography

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Ben and Whitney Harms have a beautiful family of their own, which is perhaps why they are able to capture beautiful moments, silliness and the depth of family relationships so well! It is impossible to keep from smiling when looking through their family gallery, which is vibrant and filled with images worthy of displaying proudly in the entryway. Contact them for details!

 

Jenny Rawson Photography

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Jenny Rawson is a non-traditional photographer, focused on capturing candid moments instead of stiff portraits. The emotions, relationships and personalities shine through in her photos, which are bright, sharp and colorful. Jenny specializes in families, weddings, newborns, engagements and maternity — really, she can do it all! Contact her to schedule a session.

 

Kati Schwieger Photography

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Kati Schwieger

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Kati always exceeds her client’s expectations in her work. She is incredibly good with kids (even the ones who aren’t fans of smiling) and can produce excellent work in any situation! One thing that sets her apart from the rest is the Baby’s First Year Plan, during which she will capture a newborn session, a six-month session and a one-year session for $500 total, which saves nearly $200 on the a la carte price. Kati will also include a free maternity session with purchase! Contact her for more details

Nikky Rhae Photography

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Nikky Rhae Photography’s images are filled with color and natural light. Whether she’s shooting in or out of the studio, she has the remarkable ability to make her clients feel absolutely at ease, and to work the light to her advantage. One loyal customer says, “every session we have had with Nikky, we come away more and more impressed — she goes above and beyond every time!” Contact her here.

 

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