Family photos are a must, but with so many to choose from, we thought we’d help you out with our top picks for the best family photographers in Singapore!
Family portraits of yesteryear mostly had us in cheesy, overly staged poses with tacky backdrops and a couple of awkward props thrown in for good measure. Thankfully, times have changed and fam photos don’t have to be quite so painful! We’ve rounded up Singapore’s best family photographers who are all about fresh, modern family photos you’ll be proud to display and adore in your home for years to come. So what are you waiting for, mama? Gather the fam for a day you’ll never forget!
Firm Sassy Mama favourites, the friendly sisters at award-winning Littleones Photography are guaranteed to have you and your loved ones looking your best in your next family pic. With extensive experience across family, baby and bump shoots, Kate and Emily can capture the unique personality of your fam while putting you at ease with their laid back, classic style!
Littleones Photography, 5 Walton Road, Singapore 436824, Tel: (+65) 6440 7568, www.littleonesphotography.com
Ashley’s first passion was as an outdoor family photographer before specialising in super adorable newborn and baby pics. If you want to have the famous Singapore greenery as your backdrop, Ashley Low Photography is a good bet for lifestyle pics under the sun!
Ashley Low Photography, 67 Ubi Road 1, Oxley BizHub, #08-15 Singapore 408730, (+65) 6702 4252, www.ashleylowphotography.com
You know Bambini Photography is a brand you can trust when its photographers are mentored by Tomato Photo’s very own Hart Tan! This team couldn’t be more kid friendly, mama. Bambini truly puts the customer first, with a professional team, complimentary editing and delivery of your beautiful images within five days!
Founded in Hong Kong in 2012 by photographer Misa Chow, Fab Studio has provided photographic art services to over 1000 families in the past seven years! Misa has recently relocated to Singapore and we’re thrilled that she has brought her photography services for babies, children, maternity and families to our shores.
Firefly Photography is a studio which doesn’t take itself too seriously which translates into play and silliness during their fam sessions – fun! Offering studio photo shoots, canvas printing and editing services, Firefly can deliver a stunning photo collection of your family which will have you fondly remembering how great a bonding experience it was!
Firefly Photography, 1 Yishun Industrial Street 1, A’Posh Bizhub, #07-11, Singapore 768160, (+65) 9147 3301, www.fireflyphotographysg.com
Affable and fun-loving, a photography session with JJ promises you fascinating shots in an easy, enjoyable and entertaining experience. A natural with children, JJ knows just how to engage your kiddos to bring out the best in them. Even better, JJ brings his mobile photography suite along so that he can capture your special moments in the comfort of your home. He’s always ready to explore ideas, is super patient to boot and more than willing to share a tip or two with you on how to capture better photos.
British-born Julia has a natural, playful style that shines through in her colourful family photos. There’s a real joy that she seems to capture in every one of her subjects — which is no easy feat when working with wiggly little ones!
Kids Pictures Professional Photography has a pretty impressive portfolio of family pics, including those of royal families around the world! If you’re looking for a studio who can adapt to a variety of style preferences and tailor your experience around your family’s personality, Kids Pictures is a tried and true bet.
Kids Pictures Professional Photography, 163 Tanglin Road #02-43 Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933, (+65) 6341 9747, www.kidspictures.com.sg
With a stark, documentary style, Larry Toh captures those simple, in-between moments of joy and love that we’ll someday look back on and remember fondly, even if we’re in too much of a hurry to notice them in the moment. A devoted dad who gave up his day job to pursue his passion for photography and spend more time with his family (and help other families preserve their own precious moments), Larry’s story is as stunning and moving as his photos.
Like most of us, Lina Meisen has children that are growing up way too fast before her eyes. She tries to capture children’s personalities in time, along with the things they take pleasure in. She would love to capture these moments for you as well! Lina is a natural light photographer. She specialises in lifestyle, portrait and documentary photography.
Professional photo studio MamaRazzi specialises in quality indoor and outdoor photography by Japanese photographers and uniquely, captures images in the perspective of a mama’s eyes! Located in Liang Court and a household name in the Japanese and wider community, MamaRazzi offers maternity, newborn, children, and family photography.
MamaRazzi, 177 River Valley Road, #02-28 Liang Court, Singapore 79030, Tel: (+65) 8122 7385, www.mamarazzi.sg
Lights, camera, action! Named as Tatler Singapore’s best family and portrat photographer, Michael Gronow Photography uses top-of-the-line lighting equipment in his studio to highlight the best of your fam. Michael is an award winning master photographer who is sure to impress with his classical and contemporary style portraits!
Michael Gronow Photography, 43P Carlisle Road, Singapore 219621, (+65) 6297 0478, www.gronowphotography.com
Shiwen is the photographer behind Photo Rikiki, and being a mama of one has taught her that babies have huge enough personalities that they don’t need to be posed for photos! As a result, her photographs are shot in a documentary style with a touch of dreaminess, reflecting her belief in capturing intimate moments honestly. The end result is beautiful, naturally lit photographs that your family will treasure for years. While clients can choose to shoot in any location they prefer, Shiwen also has a quiet, sun-lit home studio where clients can change and nurse their babies comfortably.
Being a mama herself, Alexandria Neoh of Picspirations Photography takes great care and pride in capturing beautiful family moments in your life and transforming them into everlasting memories to cherish. From studio sessions to outdoor family sessions, she works to capture spontaneous moments that bring out the natural smiles in you and your family. Just look at that cheeky grin!
Mama Kerry Cheah is a go-to for families seeking naturalistic, “day-in-the-life” photos. From capturing a quiet, unguarded nursing moment to the zaniness of toddler playtime, her “fly-on-the-wall” style makes for breathtaking photos that will have you looking at your everyday life in a whole new light, mama!
Sealey Brandt, Tatler Singapore’s preferred family photographer for six years running, has more than 15 years as a family photographer and her work has been in exhibitions around the world. With studios in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, Sealey Brandt Photography specialises in using black and white film and prints developed by hand in the darkroom on fine art silver gelitan paper – meaning your prints will last for generations!
Theresa Olesen a multi-award winning portrait photographer based in Bukit Timah, and is dedicated to creating beautiful unique portraits of everyone from maternity to newborns, babies, children, teens and adults, and family portraits. With a fully equipped professional studio complete with a large selection of maternity gowns, girls’ dresses and baby outfits, families are free to use these during their session. Plus, all of Theresa’s sessions include professional hair and makeup for mamas and have no time limit. This means your portrait session is completely stress-free!
The Studio Loft strives to bring out the beauty in whatever you hold dear to your heart, with an all-women team of photographers who are sensitive to the important moments in your life. These mamas are also super patient when it comes to cheeky little ones who would rather run around with props than pose with them!
The Studio Loft, 71 Ubi Road 1, #09-39 Oxley Bizhub, Singapore 408732, (+65) 6235 3696, www.thestudioloft.com.sg
The lovely Gunilla of Sugarlight Photography is just as sweet to work with as the name implies! You’ll have fun with her whimsical take on family photos as she works to capture that sparkle in your eye. In her words, “I love to see how people love each other!” And you know we love her: she’s the talent behind the lens of our super-popular That Mama series!
Sugarlight Photography, 176 Joo Chiat Road, #02-01, Singapore 427447, (+65) 8138 6366, www.sugarlightphotography.com
Another Sassy Mama fave, Tomato Photo is pretty much synonymous with classy and heartfelt family portraits and magical newborn pics. If modern yet timeless pics resonate with you the most, you’ll be in good hands with Hart Tan, the easygoing man behind Tomato’s lens who popularised natural light lifestyle photography in Singapore!
Tomato Photo, 7 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427742, (+65) 6440 7567, www.tomato.sg
Since 2009, White Room Studio has grown into an award winning boutique shophouse studio with a special focus on relationships, both amongst the people they photograph and between their photographers and their clients. They especially embrace those moments of spontaneity that make a family, well, a family!
White Room Studio, 219 River Valley Road, Level 2, Singapore 238277, (+65) 6235 7037, www.whiteroomstudio.com.sg
Katie is a mama with a natural, simple and organic style, opting not to retouch photos too much to retain an ‘everyday’ feel. She’s particularly fond of shoots outside the studio, either in your home or outdoors, to really catch those #NoFilter moments. “What you see is what you get” with Katie Martin-Sperry Photography!
Lead image via Littleones Photography
Brought to you in partnership with Littleones Photography, Ashley Low Photography, Bambini Photography, Firefly Photography, Julia Whale Photography, Kids Pictures Professional Photography, Mamarazzi, Michael Gronow Photography, Red Bus Photography, Sealey Brandt Photography, The Studio Loft, Sugarlight Photography, Tomato Photo and White Room Studio