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3. Mark Nelson Photography
from 10 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
"We have been looking for a photographer that would give us timeless, unforgettable and elegant pictures. We finally were able to find someone. Mark Nelson. Mark is an artist. He views photography as true art and that's how he delivers the best results in your photos. Mark uses analogue not only digital camera. This may sound old school and out-dated with today's advanced digital cameras and technology. Sure, these digital cameras can create beautiful photos but almost anyone can take pictures with them these days. Using film and analogue is a whole different ballgame and takes patience and real talent and understanding of photography. Remember old classic photos of your grandparents? They just seem timeless as if they never get old and you don't ever get tired of looking at them as if they have a soul. That is what your photos will truly look like if you choose Mark. At first, I had my doubts and so did my husband. We were skeptical about Mark's method. He patiently explained everything to us on the phone and in person. Mark originally did photography in New York for about 13 years. He definitely brings that edgy, artistic feel of a New York artist to his photos. I think the pictures he has on his website speak for themselves because they truly stand out. If you are someone who truly appreciates art and has the patience to go through a photoshoot session with a non-digital camera, and expect amazing, unique, elegant and transcendent looking photos, Mark is your guy. If you are in a hurry and want to wrap things up and are not that interested in the quality of what you pay for, then I would look elsewhere. On top of having fantastic family photos of me, my husband, and our little 15 month old boy, we got an amazing deal price-wise too. Mark is flexible and reasonable and his number one goal is his clients' satisfaction. Did I mention that he also provides you with the Polaroids in the actual session,that are basically your negatives and are just as good as a real photo. We couldn't be happier with our family photos and we thank you Mark for giving us such wonderful photos that reflect our best memories. I highly recommend Mark."
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