Start A Photography Business

Looking for examples of successful photography businesses?

We've put together a list of the most popular and famous photography businesses in the world.

With each example, we show website rank, traffic data, and what their websites look like, so you can be inspired for your own business.

Here's the list:

  • 1

    J. A. D. Photography

    J.A.D. Photography is located in New Richmond, Wisconsin, and was founded in 2010.

    This company is owned by Jenn Dietzler who specializes in Newborn, Family & Senior Photography.

    Jenn Dietzler is an experienced photographer with a demonstrated history of working in the photography industry

    • Business rank: #4.36K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 2

    My Modern Met

    My Modern Met is an online platform celebrating creative ideas. Its mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity. The website publishes articles on art, design, photography, architecture, technology, environmental issues, and more.

    Eugene Kim is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of My Modern Met. My Modern Met’s Facebook page was created in April 2009 and is currently at 4 million followers.

    • Website traffic: 4.64M/month
    • Business rank: #10.5K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 3

    Photography Talk

    Photography Talk is an industry-leading photography website and photography community, founded in 2010 as a photography community, gallery, and blog for photography enthusiasts.

    Alex Schult is the CEO/Founder of, Inc.

    • Website traffic: 370K/month
    • Business rank: #10.6K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 4


    PhotoShelter lets you store your images, create your photo website, and much more, empowering photo sales and providing marketing and archiving tools for photographers.

    PhotoShelter, founded in 2005 by Allen Murabayashi, Grover Sanschagrin, Jason Burfield, and Jeffrey Arnold, was launched as a cloud-based portfolio site and e-commerce platform for professional photographers.

    • Website traffic: 2.07M/month
    • Business rank: #12.4K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 5

    Expert Photography

    Expert Photography is an internet resource, the aim of which was to share tips and tutorials, and help its visitors learn more about photography.

    It’s been around since 2011 and because of that in Google's eyes, it became an authority website.

    Joshua Dunlop and his brother, Michael Dunlop, are the founders of this site with a team of 13 people (and 50 freelancers).

    • Website traffic: 1.64M/month
    • Business rank: #19.8K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 6

    Chris Jackson

    Chris Jackson is Getty Images Royal Photographer.

    He has spent more than 10 years photographing the British royal family.

    Chris was Royal Photographer of the Year 2016, as well as Royal Photographer of the Year 2010 and 2015. He has won special awards in 2009, 2013, 2014. He was News Photographer of the Year in 2005

    • Business rank: #22.4K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 7

    Moth Photographers Group -- M...

    • Business rank: #32.2K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 8

    Snappr Photography

    Snappr is a technology company headquartered in San Francisco whose primary business offering is an on-demand professional photography booking service. The company also offers a free photo analysis tool for use with social media profiles.

    Snappr was founded in May 2016 by Matt Schiller and Ed Kearney in Sydney, Australia

    • Website traffic: 230K/month
    • Business rank: #51.7K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 9 is an online community with hundreds of thousands of active members and many more casual viewers visiting daily. They started in 1993 and strive to be the best peer-to-peer educational system for people who wish to become better photographers.

    • Website traffic: 750K/month
    • Business rank: #57.5K

    Check out their full website ➜

  • 10

    Amateur Photographer

    Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest consumer weekly photographic magazine, first published in October 1884. It is a British photography magazine, published weekly by Kelsey Media. The magazine provides articles on equipment reviews, photographic techniques, and profiles of professional photographers.

    Nigel Atherton is the Editor of Amateur Photographer magazine.

    • Website traffic: 270K/month
    • Business rank: #77.8K

    Check out their full website ➜