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Dana Point Affordable Wedding Photographers

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Dayvid Photography
4.7
from 183 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 365 hires on Thumbtack
Elvira A.
Verified review

Dayvid Acosta was our photographer on our wedding. It was a pleasant experience to meet him and have him as our photographer. His work was much better of any expectations.We liked his pictures a lot, slideshow is amazing. Great work, Dayvid, we are so happy for your work!

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 157 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 353 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rachelle Y.
Verified review

Will Hartman was amazing! Will and his wife, Michelle, designed my wedding photo booth template and it was beautiful. Will arrived early, set up everything and was wonderful during his entire time at my wedding. I couldn't have hired a better professional. The photo booth I had was the LED inflatable backdrop and it turned out great in pictures. The props were also fantastic. I feel like they really go above and beyond to do the best job and I am so grateful they did my wedding. Thanks so much for the wonderful job and for the scrapbook. It really was a lot of fun for everyone there and the moments you captured were priceless. I highly recommend hiring Desert Rose Photography for your wedding or other special event. They were perfect at my wedding!

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Creative Vision Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ashley D.
Verified review

Ivan was a great choice for a photographer for my wedding event!

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 126 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 276 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Khori B.
Verified review

Brad is truly a one of a kind photographer. I will surely recommend him to my family and friends and I am sure he will be my wedding photographer. I still find myself staring at our photos he did for us each day. He is creative, talented, and professional. He made my family and I feel comfortable from the first meeting and we always trusted his vision. If you are looking for modern yet classic photography then Brad is your guy!! Hands down THE best.

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Nona_Photography
4.8
from 108 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sofa A.
Verified review

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 81 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 142 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 67 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sturdivant Y.
Verified review

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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Ant Farm Media, Inc.
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Julie G.
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Incredible night with Anthony!! We hired him for our wedding with 180 people for five hours for a very reasonable rate and he killed it! Couldn't be happier. Very on time and professional as well.

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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Temisha G.
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My husband and I are very pleased with Sheryl and her assistant Alex. She was extremely helpful and generous when shooting our wedding and the "getting ready " photos. We had a minor hiccup when there was a change to the contract that we agreed upon, but once she realized we were dissatisfied she went above and beyond to make us happy. I don't believe I could have selected a better photographer to shoot our big day...and she was very affordable. When my wedding began to feel like a disaster she was there to calm me down and was willing to stay late to shoot everything that we wanted. We were able to get our wedding back on schedule but it was very nice to know she was willing to stay for time that she was not paid for just to capture all of the things that were important to us on our big day. We both cannot wait to receive our pictures back from her. Thank you Sheryl!!!!!!!!

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 60 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

My first experience with Kenny was an email exchange. The exchange was friendly, energetic and positive and set the tenor and tone for the entire experience. A phone conversation ensued, and that was again positive and friendly and upbeat. In fact, Kenny is not only a professional, but he’s one who is enthusiastic about his chosen métier. I mentioned that I’m a serious amateur photographer and he immediately jumped at the chance to talk about his passion. In other words, Kenny is not only interested in the business end of things but truly enjoys his work and talking about it. I immediately felt comfortable with him. Kenny was the first of several photographers from Thumbtack that were on my list of contacts. But, as a result of the very positive conversation I had with him, I decided to hire him right then and there. The day of the photo session Kenny was ready to go on time. He welcomed me warmly into his studio and we proceeded to create some very nice looking professional head shots and 3/4 shots. Probably because Kenny remembered talking to me about my interest in photography, he explained things as he went along such as how and why he was lighting his subject in a certain way. He loves “talking shop” and I think this is a sign of someone dedicated to his art. I think this kind of individual makes the best professional. And the proof is borne out of the results. Kenny created some very nice photos about which I’ve already received numerous compliments and enthusiastic praise from family, friends and colleagues alike. I would definitely hire Kenny again. And… I still enjoy talking to him about photography. We still exchange emails and he’s still friendly and genuine. I can highly recommend Kenny to you for your professional photo needs.

ROF Industries Inc.
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa G.
Verified review

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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SuStudios Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Maria E.
Verified review

Working with Susan and David prior to my sons wedding up to the very day of the wedding was a smooth stress free experience. The day of, they were on time and both so accommodating fun and professional. I can't believe how well everything was done and handled and the fabulous outcome with the pictures and the scrapbook for the wedding couple. These guys were amazing and I would recommend them to everyone. In fact we will be calling them again when my younger son Jacob gets married next year! If you need a photo booth SuStudios is the best.

Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
Verified review

Hugh was amazing to work with from prepping for the event until after the event. He was professional, friendly and super helpful. He was able to bring along a friend who was equally as great. The guests at the event loved both of them and inquired about who the photographers were after the event! And of course we were more than happy with the quality of the photos! Great work!!

Aiya Photography
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica J.
Verified review

Had an amazing experience with Aiya Photography for my wedding. I would highly recommend them!! I was very pleased best photographer around!!

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  • 1 year in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
David D.
Verified review

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!

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Saints Photography
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Zach H.
Verified review

I put out a thumbtack request for a photographer the night before my wedding anniversary in a last minute effort to try to give my wife the gift of family pictures for out anniversary. Due to my last minute request I was sure no photographers would be able to come out the very next day. Within 2 minutes of me submitting the thumbtack request Rachel actually called me on the phone and said she would love to come out the very next day and take our family pictures! Rachel was so accommodating and even was answering text message questions I was sending until 11:00 P.M. that night! The day of my anniversary I surprised my wife with a beautiful little family pictures certificate that Rachel had made custom for me the night before. Rachel met up with us that afternoon for the photo shoot and she even drove all the way up Big Cottonwood Canyon where we wanted the photos done. Rachel's patience with our screaming kids was amazing and her professionalism was unsurpassed. Rachel also has an amazing eye for art and photography and thought of some amazing ways and ideas to capture some truly amazing moments of our family. She really captured the relationships our family shares instead of just pictures of our family staring at the camera smiling. I HIGHLY recommend Rachel. Thanks Saints Photography!!!

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Jess Young Images
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Joanna P.
Verified review

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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Paloart
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Silvia M.
Verified review

Palo is honestly the best wedding photographer and he makes breathtaking videos!!! First, we hired him for our engagement shoot and after we have seen the lovely pictures we had to book him for our wedding day. He is a true artist and made both of us feel very comfortable in front of camera. The images and video came out amazing and after I posted everything on my social media my friends instantly started begging me for his number. Palo, thanks to your amazing talent we have pictures that we will cherish for a lifetime. This review is for all the couples out there looking for the RIGHT photographer; Please do not look any further and book Palo today!!! I promise you won't be disappointed. He ROCKS⚡️

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Charlie M.
Verified review

Easy to work with, had good ideas on setup and photo options, timely with the pictures after the wedding, Overall very happy !

88 Hearts Studios
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Felisha C.
Verified review

Kelly is amazing! I hired Kelly as my wedding photographer in September, and she did a wonderful job in capturing our special day. The day of the wedding, she and her assistant showed up at the venue about an hour early to take pictures of the ceremony site and reception, as well as photos of my family and the wedding party. She captured every single moment of the ceremony and reception, with perfection in the angles and lighting. She was very fun to work with, and made us feel comfortable from the very beginning. My husband and I had a few specific photo poses that we wanted taken, and Kelly made sure to take all of those, which came out even greater than we had imagined. I will definitely be recommending Kelly to all of my friends, and will be contacting her in a few years for a maternity photoshoot! :)

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Frances Tang Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Victoria G.
Verified review

I found Frances through Thumbtack. And I can honestly say I have absolutely no regrets. Frances was/is amazing! Not only did she do great in her photography for my wedding day and our engagement photos but she helped organize timelines and photo lists as she was also a wedding planner. Such a help. The pictures were so beautiful. And her great attitude towards the whole day and towards us in general was wonderful. I would not hesitate to use her services again. Above and beyond what I expected. I have already recommended her to friends and family. Thank you Frances for capturing one of the biggest days in my life and making it that much more memorable.

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Need wedding photography

Dana Point, CA

  • Photo needs
    Wedding preparation (e.g. getting ready), Wedding ceremony, Wedding reception
  • Photographer required to travel to multiple locations?
    No, there's only one location
  • Photo products
    Album
  • Engagement photos needed
    Yes
  • Details
    I'm lost it's up to the photographer lol
  • $787.5
    Average price

Need a Wedding Photographer

Dana Point, CA

  • Photo needs
    Other (Engagement photos)
  • Photographer required to travel to multiple locations?
    No, there's only one location
  • Photo products
    Physical proofs and prints
  • Engagement photos needed
    Yes
  • Details
    We would love out pictures taken on the beach
  • $425
    Average price

Need an Event Photographer

Dana Point, CA

  • Event type
    Wedding
  • Number of attendees
    100-150
  • Indoors or outdoors
    Indoors
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Total budget for photographer's services and images
    $1,000 to $2,000
  • Details
    I'd mostly just like to see how many hours of photography we would get with our budget. Would like some pictures of girls getting ready.
  • $1820
    Average price
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