Founded in 1977, Gerlinde Photography, Inc. has been a staple in the south Florida community, serving as the premier portrait and commercial photographer.

From humble beginnings in the living room of Gerlinde’s home, to our current location at 6756 Stirling Road, Gerlinde Photography, Inc., has been serving our clients for 40 years. Our team of photographers has over 100 years of photography experience, ranging from commercial, real estate, family portraits, school photos, senior portraits, wedding photography and more.

Gerlinde has photographed generations of families, from pregnancies to family reunions and birthdays. Our photographers have even captured some of the nation’s top dignitaries as well as legendary stars, some of which include President George W. Bush, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino and many more.

Gerlinde’s school portrait division photographs over 50,000 students each year, ranging from kindergarten to seniors in high school.


Voted best children photographer by South Florida Parenting Magazine Since 1997!

Meet The Team

Gerlinde Hopkins

President, CPP

Gerlinde is the founder, President and driving force behind the renowned “Gerlinde Photography, Inc.” which opened in 1977. While still being an astute business woman, she is also a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.

Michael Hopkins


Michael has been a photographer for over 35 years and is a very active member of the community. His early training began with darkroom work and steadily expanded to all phases of portraiture, commercial and event photography.

Joseph Gallagher


Joseph is an accomplished photographer with over 20 years experience in all types of photography. From families to the President to infants, he is an all around portrait photographer. He has been the Team Leader of our school portrait division.






Office Manager/Sales


School Division Director


Photographer/Quality Control


Photographer/Graphic Designer


Production Specialist