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John Glover Photography
5.0
from 90 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sharon R.
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Couldn't be happier! John was communicative and friendly in setting up our session then so great with our girls in getting them involved and relaxed for the shoot. Plus Becca the make up artist really highlighted their natural beauty. The real reason I'm writing this review though is that their photos came out gorgeous! So, great experience for me and for our girls and ultimately we walk away with professional head shots that really show their personality and beauty. I highly recommend J. Glover photography!

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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diane L.
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We hired Alan to take a family portrait for our mothers 80th birthday. It was a special day. We are a large family (30+) from 6 months to 80!! When we arrived at the location Alan was already there getting things ready for us. He was so patient with us and so very professional. He took his time to make sure that he got lots of different group shots with the different families. When he delivered the finished product I was totally amazed. My mother was so happy when we presented it to her. He really made her 80th Birthday a day she will never forget. Thanks Alan!!

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 76 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brandon W.
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I'm writing this review to commend Danielle Penn on a outstanding job well done. I recently utilized Danielle's services for my family portraits. Danielle showed up on time and just delivered it! I was so impressed by her amazing work and how she works well with natural light to produce the exact pictures I was envisioning. They came out perfectly. I'm amazed at her ability to capture the moment and her uncanny eye for detail. This young lady is truly a artist and I look forward to using her for any and all photography needs I highly recommend her to anyone. Real pro 5 stars!!! Thank you so much Danielle.

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer K.
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I personally used Kenny Goldberg Photography for my daughters High School Senior photo. This was shot on location at Aliso Beach, CA. We spent a good three hours with a few clothing changes. The final product was absolutely beautiful. My daughter used her favorite photo for her facebook page and High School Graduation Announcement. I used Kenny Goldberg Photography for my Professional Linkedin photo, as well, and am very happy with it. I would like to recommend Kenny Goldberg Photography for your personal or corporate event needs. Whether your photography needs are for High School Senior photos, Family Portrait, Professional Headshot, Corporate Events, Prom, etc.., you will be very impressed and satisfied with the quality of Kenny Goldberg Photography services. Kenny Goldberg is passionate about photography. He possess a great eye and ability to bring out the individual personalities of his clients. If you are in the market for a seasoned professional, both for personal or corporate event use, I would contact Kenny Goldberg Photography.

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1Man1Woman Designs
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris N.
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We asked Jessica to take outdoor family portraits of us for Christmas 2017. She and Bobby did a great job. Accommodated our tight schedule. Really professional, creative and fun. The whole family are very happy with the results!

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leyla R.
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AMAZING photographer!!!! Heather has always done great work. She isn't just a photographer, she is an ARTIST!!!! Heather Photography is also competitive in his pricing. I HIGHLY recommend her.

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Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie C.
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Extremely happy with Hugh! He was responsive, knew what he was doing and offered the services of an outstanding makeup artist. I had been dreading having my picture taken (business portrait), but Hugh made it fun. I highly recommend his services.

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alexander M.
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We had vacation in Souther California and hired Elena for a family photoshoot. She did great portrait photos of our family and we love the outcome. We even was able to print those pictures and hang it in our living room. I would recommend her to anyone who looking for great family photos.

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Wasio faces
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Polina S.
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It was a great pleasure working with WASIO Photography. Yaneck and Sasha were very proactive about researching the location of our session, gave us directions and were very prompt about answering our questions. Yaneck and Sasha have awesome energy and are fun to work with. They made us feel relaxed in front of the camera and we had a great time being photographed. They give plenty of direction and advice on posing, which we really appreciated as we felt a bit awkward in front of the camera. Yaneck’s artistic style and keen eye for detail, as well as overall composition come through in beautiful photographs we will cherish for years to come. We would definitely recommend WASIO Photography!

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
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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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SHOOT THROUGH STUDIO
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gabi G.
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Heena is awesome! We had an engagement photo session with her and it was great. She answered every question per text and she was on time. Very friendly and lovely. She had great ideas, very creative. The photo shoot was so much fun! Even my fiancé was very relaxed. Can't wait to see the pictures.

Crosthwaite Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki H.
Verified review

During family portraits: Ryan kept the mood light and took his time/didn’t make the event feel rushed. He helped us achieve the poses we wanted to emulate while also suggesting ones that were even better suited to us as a couple/ the location we were in.

Patrick Sanford Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie L.
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Patrick was awesome! He is detailed in his craft and our photographs turned out terrific for publication. We had some background ideas in mind and his suggestions really made the headshot photos pop. I love the final product!

Ariel Palencia Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Gina B.
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Working with Ariel was exactly what I wanted...and even more importantly what my daughter wanted!! He was professional, yet fun! He has amazing vision and a great eye for detail! I would do this photo shoot a thousand times to have the chance to work with such an amazing photographer!! He’s everything we wanted and more in our senior portrait experience!!

Mickey Strider Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Kerri P.
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I am so glad I chose Mickey for my senior portraits. He was great to work with and really cared about creating pictures I would love. We worked together to create a mood board of poses and shots I wanted and he scheduled the shoot for as long as it took to get them right. Mickey continually sought my input to make sure I was happy with the results. I am completely satisfied not only with the final product but also with the entire experience! I would highly recommend Mickey to anyone looking for a portrait photographer who really cares about making his subjects look great!

A.H. Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rob A.
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I had Abdulla do my portraits session of me & my new wife. The pictures came out excellent, and he was very professional

Deborah McDevitt Photography
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mary R.
Verified review

Deborah is a wonderful photographer. Whether it is a landscape, an event or a portrait, she is able to capture the moment and the true nature of her subjects. I have Deborah's work hanging in my home and truly appreciate her talent.

Puneet S Ghai Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Petal and Oath L.
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I hired Puneet to do a shoot for my business. He was very responsive, professional and artistic. It was so fun working with him and seeing the different ways he was highlighting my products. When I received my online gallery, I was in love. I couldn’t believe how amazing the photos turned out.. and with such quick turn around. I will definitely be hiring him again with my next batch of products.

Lacey Khiev Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Ian P H.
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Lacey was great! Punctual, extremely professional, and provided me with a great set of professional portraits. Very competitive with pricing- excellent value. Recommend!

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Jimmy Wu Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristina L.
Verified review

We hired Jimmy Wu of Jimmy Wu Photography for the Grand Opening of our social enterprise coffee businesses. We had many attractions and entertainment that day and over 300 attendees. Jimmy was able to capture candid moments of customers enjoying themselves, our artists and musicians performing, as well as product photos for future use. Jimmy was punctual, extremely professional and delivered the final product promptly. We will definitely hire him again for our future events!

Marisa McDonald Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie D.
Verified review

My family has had two portrait sessions with Marisa McDonald so far, and the sessions were the best investments we've ever made. We will treasure these images for the rest of our lives. Marisa's eye is amazing, her work is topnotch, and the experience is totally professional and organized every step of the way. I have nothing but praise.

Actual Requests

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Need portrait photography

Carlsbad, CA

  • Photo type
    Family, Children / Baby
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    Little guy's 1st birthday party at San Elijo SB. Super relaxed family looking for candid shots for a couple hrs.
  • $228.75
    Average price

Need Portrait Photography Services

Carlsbad, CA

  • Photo type
    Couple portrait
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors, Other (four seasons hotel aviara)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD
  • Details
    Both color and back/white print
  • $253
    Average price

Need Portrait Photography Services

Oceanside, CA

  • Photo type
    Family, Couple portrait, Other (Our 3 yr old son )
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD
  • Details
    We will be on vacation in Oceanside next week. We really need family portraits taken so I thought it would be nice to get them done while we are at the ocean! Also other family members will be there so I was hoping we could get a couple of photos with all 9 of us and the majority of them with myself, my boyfriend and our son. Thank you for your time!
  • $259
    Average price
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