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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 85 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tammy S.
Verified review

Alan and Ina are wonderful photographers. They really takes the time to get to know you and make your experience everything you want it to be. They shot my wedding in May and the pictures are beyond beautiful!!!! Every picture shows our love & happiness. They captured the emotion of the day. We have a lifetime of memories because of them. I highly recommend you use them for all your photography needs!!!!

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 72 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Wesley H.
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Amazing quality at an affordable price. On time, professional, and communicative throughout the process. Would hire again!

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Island Style Images
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cathy L.
Verified review

Joanne is one of the most creative photographers we have ever met. She was very professional and she was such a pleasure to work with. We were totally comfortable during the session and she was very punctual. She had a state of the art camera and the finished photos were spectacular; so gorgeous. We would highly recommend Joanne to anyone looking for a photographer for a high end photo shoot.. Joanne, thank-you for a great day; you are amazing! Cathy and Jessica Thank-you Joanne you are wonderful.

  • 10 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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Dominique came highly recommended by a mutual friend. I was looking for someone to photograph our small beach wedding. It was difficult to find a photographer who would photograph a small wedding without charging BIG wedding prices. I guess most people hear "wedding" and they assume a full day of shooting. We just wanted a photographer for a couple of hours since we weren't having a large wedding or reception. Dominique was very professional and worked with our budget. In the end we came to an agreement which seemed fair. My fiance and I met with Dominique and his partner to look at his work and to get acquainted. At that time we gave him our deposit and filled out the contract. I felt very comfortable with them, I knew then that the day of would be just fine. We made sure to keep contact before and the day of the wedding. He contacted me the day of to touch base. It was kind if a blur that day but things turned out perfect. 2 hours does go by fast. In retrospect, I wish I would have hired him for at least 1 more hour because I would have loved to take more photos with our kids. After all the family photos, my husband and I took off with the photographers to take the bride and groom pics. Everything flowed naturally, I felt very comfortable and we had a blast shooting. I even got my wedding dress wet which actually made for some fabulous photos. The end results were as expected. Beautiful photos of a sunset beach wedding. Thank you so much for capturing our special day! We will definitely use you guys in the future and recommend to friends.

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
John C.
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I've worked with several photographers over the years and Kenny is by far the best. His work product, expertise and overall responsiveness is excellent!

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BlushPix
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cortney P.
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Had a great time, pictures came out fantastic, and the photographer was super easy to work. Best 10/10 experience.

Top Pro
  • 28 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Iriana R.
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We hired Gabriel Hernandez for our wedding. After talking to other photographers I decided to hire him because is a person easy to talk to, gives good ideas of what places are good to take the pictures. I was concern about the time and if the pictures of the ceremony would come out nice because it was in the afternoon, he help out taking the necessary equipment. He was on time for our first meeting and we talk about our expectations, he made things much easier for us. For our wedding he got there early, he took very nice pictures before, during and after. We felt very confortable with his service, he is very helpful and easy to work with.

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Paloart
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Darlene E.
Verified review

He was very professional and coordinated well with the photographers. He arrived early to capture the bridal parties getting ready and stayed throughout the evening until the reception was almost over. We are excited to see the beauty he captured of our special day!

Aiya Photography
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly R.
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Aamir is an excellent photographer! He is easy to communicate with and knew exactly how to get the shots I was looking for. His turnaround on the photos was really fast and the end results were even better than I had hoped for.

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Darren B.
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I highly recommend Heather as a photographer. She was very accommodating and handled some tough lighting conditions without hesitation. She went out of her way to make sure that I was happy with both the images that she took, but also with the entire logistical process. She arrived to our event well repaired and skilled with your equipment. I'm very happy with Heather and her services.

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hind A.
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Super sweet flexible photographer Worth it !

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Laura Carrasco Photography
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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She did a great job at the actual wedding but what really impressed me was the sending of the USB and photo frame with a picture form the wedding inside of it. The USB itself was actually inside of a custom made wooden box and the USB was a wooden card with her company name on it. She chose a beautiful picture from the wedding to put in the photo frame that matched the beach these of our wedding. She is affordable, professional, and an amazing deal. Definitely recommend.

Equinox Photo
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Zulema H.
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I you are thinking of using Equinox photo, you will not be disappointed. Tricia absolutely surpassed both me and my wife's expectations. We absolutely loved every photo she took...from our engagement session to our big wedding day. Tricia will absolutely make you feel comfortable in front of a camera. She is 100% professional, but also makes the photo shoot fun! We loved her contagious positive energy, and unique style. Every one of our pictures came out perfect--like bridal magazine perfect! I was so shocked at how she was able to capture every moment so beautifully. On the day of the wedding, Tricia and her husband, LJ, made the stress of the day simply go away with their delightful personalities. Having great wedding photos was one of the most important things that we wanted. My wife was very particular about how she wanted our photos to look, but Tricia surpassed even my wife's high standards :) From the moment we met with Tricia, we know that she would be someone that we could connect with and be open with. We didn't realize at the time how important that would be. There are thousands of photographers out there, but Tricia truly is one in a million. Thank you, Tricia, for everything!

ArroyoPhotos - SD
4.7
from 25 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley T.
Verified review

Jesse and his team were highly professional and accessible leading up to our event and throughout the night. We had two photographers total; one at the photo booth with lighting and one roving the party. this was a perfect set up for what we required. Will definitely book Jesse next time my company comes to town for a party!

Michael & Dia Photography
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel C.
Verified review

If you are looking for photographers look no further! Dia and her husband are true professionals who created wonderful memories for us. They braved the rain for our wedding day, all while still taking truly wonderful photos. They made every effort to please our timeframe and we couldn’t have asked for more. When we head back to Huntington Beach for more photos we now have found our photographers. Thank you guys once again

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
Verified review

Christina & Jake made this year's family photo session a wonderful, hassle free experience -- which can be challenging when a 5 year boy is involved! We don't live in California, so I was initially stressed about the time involved to research photographers & their styles in addition to a location that would be unique. From the initial request for info all the way through receiving the portrait package -- they were extremely responsive, amazing & were very thoughtful in their location recommendations based on what I was looking for (even though I didn't really know what I was looking for). In person, they immediately made us all feel at ease and made it a fun experience. The pictures turned out AMAZING ...and they sent them to me the next night -- UNBELIEVABLE turnaround time! I would highly recommend them; in fact I have already told my friends who live in the SD area about them. We would definitely use them again!!!!

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LensLife Photo
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Vardo B.
Verified review

Lucas is a joy to work with, a true professional with a keen eye for food design and high quality photography. The photos for this project came out much better than I imagined, and that is mainly due to Lucas' ability to improvise and go above and beyond to produce excellent work. Without a doubt, he will be the first person I contact for any relevant future projects.

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Heather Lee Photographs
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
K. H.
Verified review

Heather was wonderful as our photographer for our engagement photos and for our wedding! Would definitely recommend her!

A.H. Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna M.
Verified review

I can only say good things about A.H. Photography! I was very pleased with the service Abdul provided for our graduation pictures. He was on time and was very professional the whole time. He made sure we were comfortable and ready for the photo shoot and not to mention the quality of the portraits, they really does speak for his talent! Without a doubt best photographer in town.

Jimmy Wu Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sunny E.
Verified review

Jimmy was a very easygoing and flexible photographer. He was very patient as he photographed our large extended family of 15 (including my wily 3 year old son!). We went over in our allotted time and he graciously didn't charge us more for that. Need I say that he was a great value. We got our pictures, edited, back so quickly too, which made it nice because we needed some of the pictures for our holiday cards. He responded to emails very quickly. It should be noted that we were a very rambunctious, 'Type A' sort of group and we provided a lot of the ideas of how we would be composed in each picture. We might have benefitted from more direct guidance from Jimmy on how to be arranged, what angles would look best on us, and getting both kids and adults to look into the camera, but he was probably just going with the flow. A small comment, because we think he would provide that guidance if we were to ask for it. We would definitely utilize his services again! Thanks Jimmy!

  • 19 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Therese M.
Verified review

Monica Kane-Stewart is an amazing photographer and professional. She photographed our family during our summer vacation to Del Mar. Top notch photographers and top notch experience.

Actual Requests

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Need pet photography

Oceanside, CA

  • Photo shoot type
    Pet / Family
  • Pet description
    Describe your pet(s) here (He's a chihuahua, his name is max. Very sweet and photogenic.)
  • Location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    Physical proofs and prints
  • Details
    I would like them to be gifts to my grandparents for Christmas.
  • $116.67
    Average price

Need real estate photography

Oceanside, CA

  • Interior or exterior photos?
    Interior and exterior
  • Number of properties to be photographed
    1
  • Type(s) of real estate
    House
  • Approximate square footage
    1500 - 2000
  • Total shots needed
    20-30
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Additional services
    Photo editing / touchup
  • Details
    need by thursday night
  • $208.75
    Average price

Need real estate photography

Oceanside, CA

  • Interior or exterior photos?
    Interior and exterior
  • Number of properties to be photographed
    1
  • Type(s) of real estate
    House
  • Approximate square footage
    2500 - 3000
  • Total shots needed
    20-30
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Additional services
    Virtual tour - still photos
  • Details
    Need bright and clear, wide-angle shots that make the home look as large and beautiful as it is.
  • $525
    Average price
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