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Dayvid Photography
4.7
from 183 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 365 hires on Thumbtack
Sonia R.
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Dayvid was great to work with for my daughter's quinceañera . I researched a lot of photographers and he is the only one that made me feel comfortable enough to book without meeting him since I live out of state. He showed up on time was very easy to talk to and gave me a great product. I would definitely use him for my other daughter if he is still around.

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 157 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 353 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer H.
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Will did an outstanding job shooting our event at a local LA school. He captured moments with students so beautifully, was exceptionally professional, arrived early and stayed late to get the job done. My company uses Thumbtack to find event photographers in almost every city across the US, and Will is among the best.

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Creative Vision Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Josalyn B.
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Ivan Hundric was an amazing photographer for my event! He made my guest feel comfortable and glamorous. He was ready with his equipment at my location and on time. Very nice and pleasant guy who was focused in doing the task. Everything I asked he gave me no problems which made me event go that much smoother. I really appreciate your time and dedication Ivan! And after the event he sent all the pictures in perfect quality in a timely manner. Ivan will be the only photographer I go to for any events or special occasions I have in the future.

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 126 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 276 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rebekah K.
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Wow. I have hired a lot of event photographers but Brad truly stands out. Brad comes equipt with all of the gizmos and gadgets to take the best photos in any setting. I have yet to receive such professional images. Event photography is difficult. It is hard to capture the right natural moments. Brad is a master at this. Turn around time of edited image gallery was less than 24-hours. Incredible. Will definitely hire again!

PicMarc Photography
4.9
from 113 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly D.
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Absolutely wonderful experience. A real pro who is sincerely customer focused. The first photographer who had the humble swag to gently direct the shoot with my best interests in mind. This is a true feat if you've had other experiences with photographers, Marc will get the 'look' you need that you did not know you needed. He took this shaggy dog and turned him into a pedigree!

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Nona_Photography
4.8
from 108 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Valerie A.
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Nona is hands down one of the best photographers our family has ever worked with! Very professional and extremely good at what she does. We had to reschedule d/t the bipolar Houston weather and she worked well (and FAST) to get everything done, EVEN had a few pics ready in less than 24hrs!! I only wish we could've gotten the remaining photos a little sooner as a small project I was working on was delayed (and so many were so good!). To be fair, she delivered on her original ETA AND photos were done just before the holidays, so we know she was very busy. I would absolutely recommend her to everyone I know, our pictures have gotten rave reviews from family and friends!

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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michael C.
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Alan was great to work with when I needed an event photographer at the last minute. He exceeded the expectations of the client!

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 69 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Aubrey D.
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Danielle was an amazing photographer. She was not only my photographer, but my friend. She was a great listener, and helped me to calm down when I was having "those bridal moments." Her pictures are beautiful, and she did an amazing job capturing mine and my husbands love. I would give her more stars if I could. I would recommend anyone shopping around for a photographer. Choose Danielle. Meet with her, and you'll immediately see why she is so fantastic. ❤️ Danielle, you're the best! Be my photographer when we get pregnant! ;)

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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
Tim C.
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Anthony and his staff were great to work with and provided great photos for our event. Definitely recommend using Ant Farm Media.

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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Margaret P.
Verified review

My family and I had a great experience with Sheryl. We had a huge family photo shoot due a very meaningful reunion- with a newborn, several Oct. birthday celebrants, and a family member that has been in remission with cancer for one year to the date. I was coming from out of state and I searched online for photographers. What caught my attention and what drew me to Sheryl was her great eye and great shots from her portfolio. The colors in her pictures were vivid and creative and wanted to have memorable family photo shoot. She was very professional, easy to contact and talk with. One family member has to be careful with large crowds due to health issues, and she worked well with the space we had. She was resourceful, efficient and accommodating. And she worked well with all the kids- which were 6 in total! Overall, I highly recommend Sheryl for her professionalism, her talent, and for her thoughtfulness.

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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
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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
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
David U.
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There are photographers and then there are artists with a camera; Nicole Pittman is a true artist. I also hired her husband, Chris. Typically you don't strike gold by having an equally talented spouse - but that's what I found in this spectaclular team. I even hired them for another event. I didn't have the money in the budget but after my client saw the work - we couldn't afford NOT to have them. Oh - and the turnaround was insane. They turned over hundreds and hundreds of photos to me OVERNIGHT and a 5 minute edited video in less than 24 hours. I have NEVER seen such talent in a team. Oh - and they are the nicest couple you will ever meet. I'd hire them just to follow me around and say nice things to me! A MUST HIRE!

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SuStudios Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kaeshon D.
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We had such an amazing time at our wedding reception. Everyone enjoyed the photo booth and the event photography! It was a hit all night with the photo booth scrap book/ wedding guest book. We are so grateful for the amazing time. Would definitely hire again and HIGHLY recommend.

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

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Saints Photography
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Zach H.
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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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  • 1 year in business
  • 68 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!

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

Jess was extremely helpful and easy to work with for the event. She was very kind and took phenomenal photos of our event participants. She did a great job at capturing the special moments of our 5K.

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Paloart
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Erinn J.
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Pavol is a lifesaver! I need an event photographer last minute (like within 3 hours of posting on here) and Pavol was not only quick in response but was onsite with me walking the property within 2 hours. He was polite, professional, and very accommodating to our photography needs. I would give him my highest recommendation for your events! I look forward to using his work in my upcoming publications and on social media. Thank you Pavol and well done! I look forward to working with you again on any future San Diego projects!

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

Elena was great. We had a family photoshoot last week and very happy with outcome. She did such a great candid shots of our 2 children. Would recommend her to anyone who is looking for family photographer.

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

She and her team are great! So nice and the photos are beautiful! I would defiantly hire again if I ever need a photographer for any other event!! Thank you

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Frances Tang Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Wayne N.
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She brought in an extra photographer to ensure a standard was met. Didn't let me make mistakes that I would have regretted. Outbest some of photographers that cost 2k more. Works really hard as well as coming with a high level of professionalism and experience. Fought hard to get the best possible picture. Was lucky to have found her. Received high props from friends and family that do photography for a living. Exceeded expectations and succeeded in areas where photographers with more experience who've failed. Able to make any situation work, regardless of location and venue.

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Need an Event Photographer

Dana Point, CA

  • Event type
    Life Event
  • Number of attendees
    25-50
  • Indoors or outdoors
    Indoors
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Total budget for photographer's services and images
    Under $250 (please indicate)
  • Details
    Hello - I'm just looking for 2-2.5 hours of photography of a rehearsal and reception. I don't have a large budget so am looking for something cost effective. Thank you!
  • $285
    Average price

Need wedding photography

Dana Point, CA

  • Photo needs
    Wedding ceremony, Wedding reception
  • Photographer required to travel to multiple locations?
    Yes - describe distance/mileage (beach and dinner)
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Engagement photos needed
    No
  • Details
    Very small intimate wedding
  • $500
    Average price

Need a Wedding Photographer

Dana Point, CA

  • Photo needs
    Other (engagement)
  • Photographer required to travel to multiple locations?
    No, there's only one location
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Engagement photos needed
    Yes
  • Details
    We are getting married in Georgia but live in Dana Point. We are looking for someone to take a few pictures of us for our wedding website and also to put in the paper for our wedding announcement
  • $362.5
    Average price
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