About Pete Budraitis


Renowned First Holy Communion portrait artist Peter M. Budraitis, a Long Island native, has dedicated over twenty years to providing exceptional photographic services to his community. His passion for photography, combined with unwavering professionalism and personalized service, shines through in every portrait he crafts.

Peter has earned prestigious recognitions in the field, including the Photographic Craftsman degree from the Professional Photographers of America, alongside Qualified and Accredited degrees from the Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State.

An active member of the photography community, Peter has held various roles, including President, on the board of The Professional Photographers of Greater New York. He is also a respected speaker, sharing his expertise and innovative techniques with fellow professionals across the tri-state area, and has been honored with multiple awards for both his portraiture and contributions to professional photography.

The photograpaphic studio of Peter M. Budraitis Photography specializing in First Holy Communion Portraits and First Holy cContinually seeking to enhance his craft, Peter participates in numerous seminars, conferences, and workshops each year, learning from leading photographers nationwide. This commitment to growth ensures his work remains at the forefront of photographic excellence.

While Peter primarily serves the Long Island and tri-state regions, his talent has taken him as far as the Caribbean for client weddings. Regardless of location, from studio settings to local beaches or clients' homes, Peter's aim is to create uniquely personalized portraits that reflect each client's individual preferences and essence.

Peter expresses gratitude for the loyalty of his clients, some of whom travel great distances for his services. "I'm quite humbled by the distances that some of my clients travel to come to my studio for me to create their portrait!" he remarks. Peter M. Budraitis Photography not only draws patrons from Long Island but also from New Jersey, Connecticut, and the broader New York area, a testament to the distinct and cherished portraits he produces.

Long Island native, Peter Budraitis, has been providing photographic services to the local community for over twenty years. His love of photography blended with professionalism and a high level of personal service is evident in the portraits he creates.

Peter holds the degree of Photographic Craftsman with the Professional Photographers of America as well as a Qualified degree and an Accredited degree from the Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State.

Staying active in professional photographic organizations, Peter has served on the board of The Professional Photographers of Greater New York in various positions, including President. Peter has conducted lectures for professional photographers throughout the tri-state area on a variety of topics and has won awards for his portraiture and in recognition of his enthusiastic efforts toward the advancement of professional photography.

To keep fresh with creative ideas and photographic techniques, throughout the year Peter attends numerous full-day seminars, conferences, and week-long photo workshops taught by some of the top photographers from around the country.

Although Peter works predominantly in the Long Island and Tri-State area, he has been flown to exotic locations such as the Caribbean to photograph client events.

Peter is known for personalizing your photo session. May it be in our studio, at a local beach, a park, or at your home, it is always his goal to create portraits that are personalized to each client’s desires.

"I'm quite humbled by the distances that some of my clients travel to come to my studio for me to create their portrait!" says Pete. Peter M. Budraitis Photography attracts clients from not just the Long Island area but from New Jersey, Connecticut and the greater New York area as well.

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