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El Cajon Portrait Artists

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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!

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  • 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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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.

Colleen Ibarra Photography
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Genevieve U.
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Colleen loves her job - and it shows in her work! She has been a pleasure to work! She was very flexible and accomodating to our family (of 15)! She made us feel as though we were the most important family and made the whole experience fun and memorable! She captured all the photos we wanted and MORE! She is extremly patient with young children and babies and we didn't feel rushed or stressed out because the kids were not cooperating! She met us on location and gave us time to get settled and the kids ready. We could not have asked for a better photographer to work with! She was quick in delivering the slideshow with music and mailing out the photo CDs! She is priced JUST RIGHT and you definitely get more than what she charges! WE WOULD DEFINITELY BOOK HER AGAIN!! AND HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER TO ANYONE IN THE SAN DIEGO AREA! Thanks again Colleen for an excellent photo session! Mahalo and Aloha!

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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!

Debora Barreto Photography
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Nathan M.
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Debora did an awesome job with our family portraits. We were visiting San Diego for vacation, so I decided to use Thumbtack to find a photographer. I couldn't be happier. Debora arrived on time, and was extremely patient with our impatient 3 year old. During the shoot, I thought for sure she was having a tough time with us. I was wrong. She hand delivered the photos on a cd later that week. They are all tremendous! Don't hesitate to give Debora a shot. She won't disappoint.

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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.

Meg Marie Photography
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Monique S.
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Meg is amazing and a real professional! Her experience in photography really shows in her work. From our first meeting with Meg, we were thoroughly impressed with how detailed, professional, and natural her approach was. We were not sure about having a photoshoot as we don't regularly take lots of pictures together but Meg really made us feel relaxed and calm by guiding us during our engagement shoot. We instantly felt comfortable and confident that she would do a great job as our wedding photographer. Leading up to our wedding, she was excellent with maintaining communication and she gave us great information about how to prepare for the engagement shoot, how to plan our photo lists and what would work best with our timeline. In fact, she helped give good feedback about our timeline, which was extremely helpful. Our wedding was a DIY wedding, which meant that we did everything ourselves and didn't have a wedding coordinator but Meg was great with communicating with our wedding party about the timeline. We were also impressed with how open she was to suggestions about particular shots we wanted. During our wedding Meg was very organized, efficient and kept everything moving along. She was so attentive about keeping us relaxed and she even was so helpful in keeping me hydrated. She would jump in to make sure we got the shots that we would treasure. Meg did an amazing job capturing candid photos and the essence of our wedding, all without us even noticing that he was floating around! Since we didn't have a videographer, we loved all the natural moments she captured of our guests and of us too of course! She was very great with reminding us about the family portraits that we wanted to have. Meg was so great with all of our family and guests too! Some of our friends were so happy to have the chance to get a nice photograph taken that day. I must also mention that our wedding was outdoors so the full sun made it challenging to find good lighting but Meg was prepared as she arrived early and found several great spots around the venue to capture great pictures. She would quickly adapt as the elements would change and this is definitely not easy to do. She has a great eye for lighting. Meg went above and beyond as she even stayed longer to help break down the wedding decorations and pack the party rentals. She didn't have to but I could tell that she is a genuine person as she took action and helped clear things. We are so grateful to you Meg!!! We were extremely happy with the quality of our photographs, we even had a guest mention that several of the final images look like a Renoir painting! If you're looking for someone who is professional, organized, thoughtful, experienced and overall a genuine person, Meg is the photographer to capture your special day. You won't go wrong with Meg Marie Photography! We highly recommend Meg for your wedding day! Simon and Monique Schafer

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

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Juliana Louise Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kimberly C.
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Juliana has been doing photography for our businesses for many years. She has a fantastically artistic eye and her work is stunningly beautiful. She is extremely professional and works hard to get her photos in just the right light and setting. We love her work, and have used it for award submissions!

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!

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!

Puneet S Ghai Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Petal and Oath L.
Verified review

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.

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

Art by Joni Conner
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna L.
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I have been a client of Joni’s twice! The first time she did our family portraits at Balboa Park and with my then two-year-old son running around and not sitting still (once), she was able to capture many smiling portraits and adorable candids. She was not afraid to get on the floor and in tight spaces to ensure she got great photos of my little one! Second time she did solo photos of my son in and around our home. Joni is very accommodating and has lots of patience when it comes to photographing little ones. She’s also got experience on how to get them to interact with her so they are always looking at the camera! She even was kind enough to take portraits of our Australian cattle mix dog and chihuahua! The dog portraits came out great. Joni is always there to make her clients feel important and she ensures the work is of the highest quality.

Lacey Khiev Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Ian P H.
Verified review

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.

CramDStudio
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Felicia D.
Verified review

I had some self portraits done with Marc and I loved how beautiful they came out. He was very professional and made me feel comfortable throughtouty the whole process. Which says a lot since I hate taking pictures. I drove all the way from Orange County to have the pictures taken and it was worth it. I would recommend him to anyone.

Sylwia Urbaniak Photography
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ronni C.
Verified review

Sylwia and I began planning my project the very first day I posted on Thumbtack. I had portraits done of my boyfriend, our puppy, and I. She was very flexible with timing and location for our session. Our puppy is six months old and did not want to cooperate as well as we hoped the morning of our session. Sylwia was very patient with us and the puppy, and she created beautiful memories for us to hang in our home. I highly recommend Sylwia for any of your photography projects! I definitely will be going back to her in the future.

Actual Requests

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Need portrait photography

Spring Valley, CA

  • Photo type
    Other (cosplay)
  • Photoshoot location
    As recommended
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Details
    I'm sorta camera shy but I'm trying to get past it.
  • $202
    Average price

Need portrait photography

El Cajon, CA

  • Photo type
    Family
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Candid (captured in the moment)
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Details
    Just want them to be nice
  • $158.33
    Average price

Need portrait photography

El Cajon, CA

  • Photo type
    Family
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Physical proofs and prints
  • Details
    To adults & one Rottweiler dog.
  • $225
    Average price
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