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Browse these family photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Dana Point.

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
Jessica C.
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We hired Will to shoot two large group photos for a corporate training and deliver prints by the next business day and he completed the job seamlessly and professionally. He was easy to get in touch with and very reliable. I coordinated this training in 15 different markets with 15 different photographers, and Will was one of our favorites! I would recommend Will for any photography job in the area!

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Creative Vision Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Poema B.
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Ivan is so patient with kids has great ideas for photos. He is creative and knowledgeable. He was more than willing to meet me at the beach that I wanted to go for our family photos.

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 126 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 276 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Melissa S.
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Brad was fantastic! When he arrived at our location, he quickly scanned the scenery, and within seconds was able to determine the most beautiful spots to shoot. He picked several places based on existing architecture, landscape and foliage. His vision was amazing! A true photographer. I was worried about all the people in the area, but he knew how to set up the shots so it looked like we were the only ones there. He was also able to direct us into poses that may have felt unnatural, but translate wonderfully to the finished photo. The results were beautiful! I'm always concerned about color and lighting - I see so many photographers get it wrong, but our photos are truly professional quality. If you want someone who strikes a nice balance between efficiency, artistry, and reasonable pricing (and who doesn't?) then I highly recommend Brad!

PicMarc Photography
4.9
from 113 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly D.
Verified review

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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John Glover Photography
5.0
from 87 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Marcelle G.
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I needed new work headshots and a family photo with my 3 dogs. This was my first time using Thumbtack and I received bids from 5 local photographers. I decided to to with John Glover because of the precision and great attention to detail I noticed in his sample photos. John's photos came out nothing short of amazing, he even captured all my dogs at attention at once. My headshots came out better than any headshots I've ever taken. Highly recommend using him.

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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Claudette H.
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I hired the photographers for a client. They were very professional and punctual.

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 69 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
MariAnna B.
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Danielle drove to San Diego from Orange County to make family photos for our 50th wedding anniversary. She was amazing!! We have never had a family photo taken and with 12 people all ages we were a challenging group!! She was very patient and professional! I am so pleased with the pictures!!

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Island Style Images
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Joelle U.
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We began using Joanne as our family photographer when our son was 6 months old (in Hawaii)…and I'm so happy we did!!! She's help capture his precious infant/toddler years in her Watch Me Grow & Watch Me Grow Some More package…which we all LOVE looking through now that he's almost 6 years old. Joanne is AMAZING with infants & toddlers! She's patient and sweet, and kids love her! We've even used her as our photographer for our preschool…and the images were incredible! Our favorite photo session with her was a couple of months ago at Disneyland! She captured the essence of our favorite times at the place "where dreams come true."

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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.
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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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Aloha | Dinocean Photography
5.0
from 57 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer B.
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Dino Caderao met me and my three children down in Newport Beach to take pictures of us for Christmas gifts. It certainly is not an easy task to get 3 kids to look at the camera at the same time. Dino was patient and made it fun for the kids. He made it so easy. He did some posed pictures that were amazing as well as a lot of candid shots that really were just beautiful. He definitely has the eye of an artist and can capture the right moment on film seemingly effortlessly! I was so pleased with the outcome. The only problem was there were so many good ones to chose from! Dino even helped with this by going through all the pictures and choosing the best ones for me to go through and chose from. He emailed all the shots to me. It was so easy! These pictures will be cherished forever. They are so unique and a far cry from the usual family beach pictures that you see everywhere. If you want unique family pictures taken you have to use Dino. I will never use anyone else nor will you.

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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.

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BlushPix
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lupe M.
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Elizabeth was absolutely fabulous and fun. I will definitely use her again to capture our family photos

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SuStudios Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca R.
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Overall, such an amazing experience! SuStudios photography made the party a hit with the enclosed photo booth in the park. They were on time, professional, and responded excellent when the photo booth started to overheat. We are so happy with our experience with SuStudios Photography and our family will be booking them for more events in the future!

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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Jess Young Images
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hoda P.
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Jess is professional, punctual, sweet and most importantly an amazing photographer!! My fiancé and I loved her energy and enthusiasm! She totally gave us the fun and romantic beach engagement theme we were looking for and more! We have already referred her to all of our friends and will be using her service in the future!

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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.
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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
Joel D.
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Initially was afraid of the professionalism of the photographers, we never met with them in person. We communicated all by emails, text and phone calls. Once they showed up they were great, good team work! Such a great experience. Antonio was such a great leader and he knows his stuff. It was amazing!! We are excited and can not wait to see our wedding pictures and videos. They were so great even when we booked 1 month in advance for photographer and 1 week in advance for videography. There is not enough stars to show how satisfied we are with them.

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Stone Studio Concepts
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nichole H.
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This is a photographer I have worked with previously and when I saw her send me a quote I was eager to work with her again. Always a beautiful work product and I enjoy her professionalism.

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Need a Portrait Photographer

Laguna Niguel, CA

  • Photo type
    Family, Children / Baby, Maternity
  • Photoshoot location
    As recommended
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Online or digital proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online, Album
  • Details
    Looking for maternity/newborn photos with family too
  • $337
    Average price

Need a Portrait Photographer

Dana Point, CA

  • Photo type
    Family
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online
  • Details
    I am traveling to Dana point for spring break (we are from ohio) and would like to get a family photo. 2 adults 2 kids (teens)
  • $248.75
    Average price
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