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Costa Mesa Local Wedding Photographers

Browse these local wedding photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Costa Mesa.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 338 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alina K.
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Tom was very professional, responsible and good person over all.My husband and i discussed after the wedding that having him as our photographer was one of our best wedding decisions.Not only did our pictures turn out beautifully - but he was incredibly easy to work with from beginning to end.We highly suggest meeting with Tom and booking him for any upcoming photo needs you may have - he's worth every penny! He really is talented and an amazing photographer! Thank you Tom! Alina and Leo

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 166 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 363 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David A.
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I hired Desert Rose for a Photobooth at my 1930's Speakeasy Wedding. They were outstanding! They were flexible with my ever changing wedding schedule and even stayed a little over for some last minuet shots. My guests had so much fun with their props I swear at one point half of my wedding guests were at the photo booth! We have an endless amout of amazing pictures that will last a lifetime of memories. Thanks Will! You were great!

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 133 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathee C.
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We stumbled upon Thumbtack in search for a photographer (that wasn't ourselves or our friends) for our wedding. Brad's photos showed his dedication to getting the perfect shot. So we hired him for our fashionista wedding on the beach. Not only Brad affordable, but accommodated the drive to Santa Barbara, and was 100% amazing! He brought a second photographer (for an additional fee), carried multiple cameras and lenses, and made sure they both fulfilled all of our requests. He took photos from multiple locations, while laying on his back, from above on a balcony, and even across a pond. His photos are stunning! I would definitely hire him again if given an opportunity. You are lucky to reserve him...if you can!

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Richard Hartog Photography
4.9
from 127 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 260 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark C.
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My wife, Teresa, and I were fortunate enough to have Richard Hartog as our wedding photographer. Richard was nothing other than professional, endearing, and added a sense of humor to our amazing day. Richard has an eye for detail and had the ability to see our wedding experience the way we envisioned it. At the church, he captured the ceremony beautifully while remaining stealth and considerate of the event. He arrived at the hotel early that day to take shots of the bride and bridal party getting ready and stayed until the last guest had left the reception late that evening. We received the photo package within only a few short days and they were perfect. Richard took well over 500 photos for us capturing every detail of the entire day. Even months after the wedding, Richard still keeps in contact with us to see how we're doing and how married life is treating us. We will recommend Richard Hartog to anyone who is looking for an amazing photographer!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 278 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley D.
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Ivan was a great choice for a photographer for my wedding event!

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Joe Chung Photography
5.0
from 120 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 208 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Theresa Z.
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Joe showed true professionalism in his work as a photographer for a small wedding in my home. He was punctual, courteous and showed extreme care in not infringe on the occasion while carrying out his work. I highly recommend Joe.

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Nona_Photography
4.9
from 120 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 248 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sofa A.
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Nona, thanks a lot for helping us to find the great locations and positions, and to feel comfortable in front of the camera when shooting our wedding photos! You are the best!

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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheryl L.
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I haven’t seen all the photos yet, but I am very excited to! It was a wonderful experience working with Alan. I would highly recommend him to people seeking a wedding photographer. He was punctual, friendly and professional. He worked hard to capture the images that I wanted.

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 88 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sturdivant Y.
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I recommend Danielle very highly. My husband and I did an engagement photoshoot last night. Danielle was on time, very fun and adventurous for creative pictures, puts you at ease, she loves what she does and that makes it great because you know the work will be good. We had a sunset shoot and it was perfect! She knew where to go, how to pose and also was open for more ideas if we wanted. We were there before the sunset so had fun before during and after it. We cannot wait to see all the photos! Thank you Danielle :) PS: she will be our wedding photographer as well.

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Grant Terzakis Photography
5.0
from 77 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Omar V.
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Grant was fantastic to work with. I was in a bit of a pinch finding a photographer for a wedding proposal. He was wonderful to work with and very accommodating to my last minute request. Highly recommend.

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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 76 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica J.
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Sheryl was the photographer at our wedding, and I cannot say enough about the amazing job she did. Everything from her communication to her professionalism was outstanding. She made everyone at the wedding feel comfortable and at ease. I was so impressed with the little things she did like making sure my dad has his boutonniere on before the ceremony and capturing the moments that I would never have thought of. Above all if you want a photographer to be creative and use her artistic skills to create breathtaking results, then Sheryl is the one!

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Trittonproductions.com
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel s.
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Jordan is the sweetest and best photographer! He is professional, polite, and patient. He has managed to work around my busy schedule and always makes sure I’m accommodated properly. He is awesome with communication. He replies within seconds! He has creative ideas for photo shoots and really makes sure he captures the real moments that you feel/have. I cant wait to see my engagement photos!! I have no doubts and I know they will come out amazing!! Aside from his beyond reasonable prices, he is altogether an amazing person!! Don’t miss out! He is the one to go to.

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ROF Industries Inc.
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa G.
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Nicole and her husband photographed our wedding and we couldn't be happier! They are so nice and professional. They listened to what type of photos we wanted and took a wide variety of pictures. They captured the moments perfectly and really took it to the next level with the posed photos I asked them for that we took in a separate location from the ceremony and reception itself. One of the most important things to me was to get some pictures that were very unique and highly stylized (not typical wedding photos). They really came through for us and delivered exactly what I wanted as well as taking fantastic wedding pictures that tell the whole story of our day from start to finish. The last thing I'd like to say about them is that they were so great to work with. During all the commotion and stress leading up to and during the day itself, it was important to me to work with people who are truly nice people as well as talented at what they do. 100% professional. I would highly recommend them!!

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Keconi Studio
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jackie O.
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Sean Te and his co-photographer worked my wedding and also did my engagement session. They were great and very professional they arrived early to get pictures of the bridesmaids getting their makeup and hair as well as other photos that are taken at the beginning of a wedding. They went above and beyond to make sure they got all the shots I asked for. One of them even knew how to lace up a corset and bustle a dress. Which came in handy when my bridesmaids forgot how to do it. If you are looking for a great photographer who is willing to go the extra mile to make sure your day is photographed with great detail this is your guy! Thank you for everything and we will definitely use your services again for our year anniversary pictures.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David D.
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We needed an aerial drone photographer for a wedding we were filming and Joe came in and got great aerial shots of the wedding ceremony. He is professional and easy going. We hope to work with him again!

Crown Mobile Entertainment
4.6
from 51 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle C.
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Great wedding DJ and photographer with photo booth!! Every one had a great time including the bride and groom!!

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Mukaila: The Photographer
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tania P.
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Such an amazing photographer, so happy to have him capture our wedding day, very punctual and professional. We are horrible at taking pictures and he made us feel comfortable in front of the camera

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Jess Young Photography
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joanna P.
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Jessica exceed all expectations! She was our wedding photographer. Our wedding was a super casual, mid day beach wedding. She caught all the right moments and more. I will definitely be recommending her and requesting her service again!

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Say I Do Media
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Courtney M.
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Corey was so amazing at our wedding reception, our family all noted how impressive he was. Anytime something happened that was cute, or photo worthy we would look over and he was already there capturing it. We are so overjoyed to have picked him for our event. Thank you so much!

Peter 3 Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Lou I.
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Peter is the consummate professional and put us and everyone at our wedding at ease. Everyone looked very relaxed and lively, nothing looked posed or awkward because he's personable and has a very relaxing personality. He's a wonderful photographer and prioritized communicating with us on what we needed, what we were looking for, and how to achieve what we wanted. He also guided us on interesting and surprising ideas we couldn't have imagined, and got us many beautiful shots for our engagement and wedding.

L Wayne Hancock Photography
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Moni B.
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Wayne is a very talented photographer and an amazing person. It was such an honor to have him to be part of our big day! All our families and friends were amazed by the wedding pictures, much more beautiful than we ever expected. We received all the GREAT quality wedding pictures just in 1-2 days right after our wedding. He even created a wonderful video clip that captured and condensed everything from our wedding day in a 1:30 minute video, and everyone just adores the video clip. He captured so many little details and unexpected moments. He was so calm, patient, and very friendly to everyone at the wedding. Wayne was with us before, during, and after the ceremony and stayed until after our first dance. He captured all the family and individual portraits. His personality, photography, and professional skills is much appreciated! We would highly recommend to have him as your photographer for your important occasions! He is a brilliant photographer and nicest man!

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How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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