Crystal Malta

Crystal Malta

Crystal Malta, of Tacoma, WA, is an award-winning special needs photographer and sole-proprietor of Special Portraits by Crystal Amber. As the mother of two boys with Autism, she is well-versed in the unique challenges families with special needs face when it comes to being photographed. She is dedicated to educating her fellow photographers and makes giving back to the community a priority. Currently, she volunteers with the Exceptional Families Network in Lakewood, as well as Soulumination.


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We have 60 professional photographers who volunteer their time and talents. Learn more about them

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