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Elk Grove Newborn Photographers

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Sparks Photography
4.9
from 139 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 199 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cliff B.
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Thomas did a great job capturing our wedding at Wine & Roses in Lodi! Very professional and friendly person. He was never in the way or distracting like I have seen with other wedding photographers and yet he was still able to take so many amazing and memorable photos. Thank you!

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  • 16 years in business
  • 202 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carol M.
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Not sure if it was serendipity or divine appointment but I am so glad I found Diana Jahns THE photographer! She is an amazing artist - listens well, extreme creative, relevant, easy to work with, the ultimate professional and my photo shoot was fun! What more can you ask for? :)

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CameraShock Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Genyfer S.
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Kenny took the time had much more equipment to do a thorough job and is very personable. Customer satisfaction is his top priority. His my third try and overcame all the issues I had that weren't professional by the last 2 photographers. He was able to get even distribution. The right color. I can't wait to see the final result and will post his work versus regular photographer's work the ones who say they can do the job but cant. If you are a biz that requires state of the art pics such as used for prints advertising I recommend him.

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Andy Amyx Photography
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Abby B.
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Andy is very friendly, professional, and very skilled in what he does. He is hands-down the best photographer for any job! We were very, very pleased with the outcome of his work.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Talented, professional, and flexible. He took my graduations photos from UC Davis and met up with me in the area. He brought his equipment and implemented all my ideas. Overall, open-minded and great to work with. His pricing was cheaper than most photographers and photos were received sooner than I thought. I highly recommend.

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Samantha May Photography
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Layla S.
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Giving 5 Stars to Trendz Team Photography is not enough! Their work has been hands down the most amazing I've seen. As a little girl, you dream of your wedding and you can only hope to find a photographer that can capture those special moments. Working with Samantha and Bao made me forget about worries and realize this is the best day of my life. They went out of their way to work with us to create beautiful pictures for our wedding, and did it in a stress free way! We have found not only life time photographers for our family, but two life time friends. There's not enough words to say just how amazing Samantha and Bao are! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Sam Murray Photography
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Mark F.
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Sam is the best. She is so patient and so creative. I love the pictures she takes every time. She just did my sons newborn photos, I was so blown away by the detail she put it to each set of photos. She was great with my son and my family will be back to hire her again.

  • 11 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa A.
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Audrea is a extremely captivating artist in her photography! I wanted maternity pictures done. But unsure how to go about it. She had several idea's when we met in person. As well did my makeup an hair for the photos. That way the pictures I would look better. Lol she is very fun an I enjoyed my time working with her. I spent the day of the photoshoot laughing alot just because she is so down to earth, and friendly. If you want memories an moments of a special event going on in your life. I highly recommend Audrea as your photographer. She is reliable and flexible for anything you want done! Hope this helps!

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Kyber Light Photography
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karris B.
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Robert and his wife are amazing ! Choosing them as our photographers for my graduation photos was the best decision we made. They made the whole process enjoyable, natural, and professional. They are a joy to work with and they exceeded our expectations. They have a true natural talent for photography and are SUPER kind and accommodating. Their communication was consistent and efficient. If you want the most authentic photos in town, these are your people. Thank you Kyber Light Photography!

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Lisa Kay Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
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Lisa kay did my maternity photos and my newborn baby/family photos she did an AMAZING job and made everyone feel relaxed (having 4 children my photos would have NEVER turned out as amazing anywhere else) Lisa is very patient and takes her time and makes sure every picture captures the moment! I cant wait to book more sessions in the future!

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Joe Tapia Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sam H.
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Joe is a great photographer he did a geart job for us the picture that he took were amazing and so in the moment. Will be hiring Joe again.

Julia Cannon Photography
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica F.
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Julia came to my home to do family photos/newborn pictures for my family. With having a preemie, she was so supportive of all the extra precautions and hurtles we had to overcome during the photo shoot. She was so great with my older kids and blessed us with the most beautiful pictures. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thank you Julia, we will be seeing you again for more family photos and I'll definitely recommend you to others.

Dennis Jones Photography
4.0
from 16 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa F.
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Dennis and his team did a great job on my engagement and wedding photos! They were exactly what my husband and I wanted. With the wedding photos, the two photographers captured the entire day , looking at these photos in thirty years, we will be able to remember everything from the day. Dennis was easy to work with and he communicated with us throughout the process. We are very happy with are photos!

Diamond One Photography
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen P.
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Very into his work, he took the time to meet all my needs. the pictures he took of my newborn were fabulous! reasonable rates and always on time, ive had 4 sessions with him, and he is always upgrading his equipment so the quality keeps improving! Baby Liz's birthday will be coming up soon, definitely going to have you again! Thank you, Ming!

Endres Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Genevra W.
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I hired Sarah to photograph my children this past December. I hadn't had any professional pics done of them in quite awhile and wanted to give all the grand parents these pics as Christmas gifts. Sarah was amazing! Very professional, and knew how to give direction to my 7 year old, but also allowed her to be her silly self and captured the parts of her personality that make her unique! The end result was a collection of stunning photographs to cherish forever. The grand parents were so happy with their gift! I have recommended Sarah several times and would not hesitate to continue to do so.

  • 4 years in business
Debbie M.
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Christina did the engagement photos for my granddaughter and her Fiance. She did an awesome job, using the horses in dome of them and just finding great places in the park for backgrounds, they turned out awesome

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KCM Photography
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Very nice and sweet photographer! On time to our appointment and was very responsive to emails. Kathrine is quick to provide sneak peek images after the session. She helps you with posing if you're kind of awkward and don't know how to stand like a model. She gives you a link to a website that's easy to view and download your photos. A few cons: Some of the photos looked a little too bright and washed out. I feel like our black hair looked too shiny and gray due to the brightness of the photos. Another thing I didn't like was that we only got to select a few photos to download. Additional photos from our session would costed more to download so you have to pay more for each photo.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jordan E.
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Christopher did an amazing job! He knew exactly what to do to get just the right lighting and was excellent at taking command of my wife and I in order to get great poses even when we didn't know what we wanted to do. Everything he did for us was of the highest quality and professionalism. I could not believe how great his work was, and I now realize how little previous photographers that I've used in the past actually knew about their craft. I couldn't have asked for more. And on top of everything, pricing is a steal! Thanks Christopher! We will be back for more!

Melissa Hardin Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Jen H.
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Melissa is an amazing photographer! She is very passionate about her work and goes above and beyond to make her clients happy. She is our go-to for ANY photos we need done. She has done our newborn session, spring/easter session, engagement photos, several family events, and she'll be doing our wedding photos too! She also does all of my sister's photo sessions as well! Thank you Melissa for capturing our family's memories so beautifully!

BT Photography CA
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alex K.
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Initially I was a little concerned about hiring a California photographer for a New York winter photoshoot. Brenda however, exceeded my expectations! She captured everything beautifully, and found angles I didn't even know that I had! Brenda proved to be professional, thorough, and adaptive to what my wife and I were looking for. Brenda's service, and our experience were worth every penny!

Viktoriia Petrusha
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Dana T.
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Viktoriia is a great photographer! She gives awesome direction, plenty of great pose ideas, and she knows how to make you feel comfortable so you can relax and get amazing pictures. The shoots are worth every penny and them some. I definitely 👍🏻 recommend her, and look forward using her again, which will be very soon.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Where is the best place to take baby pictures?

Baby pictures are among the most popular types of portrait photography, and most newborn photographers are well versed in the best places to take baby pictures in their local areas. Some newborn photographers will come to the hospital to shoot the baby within a day or two of birth, while others have set up their studios to accommodate the needs of infants. Some parents prefer to have the newborn photographer come to their home or travel to a favorite park or other outdoor location. Like any portrait photography, the best place to take baby pictures is the place you like best and that will yield the types of photos you want of your baby, whether that’s posed and carefully lit studio portraits or spontaneous, casual photos at home. Work with a local newborn photographer to find a safe, calm location with great lighting and some privacy for your family.

How much does baby photography cost?

Portrait photography provides parents with lasting images of the first whirlwind months of a newborn’s life. The cost varies based on several factors, including the length and location of the session, the number of photos provided, and the amount of editing and retouching the photographer does. The national average cost for baby photos is $150-$200. Some baby photographers charge by the number of photos provided, typically ranging from an average of $299 for 20 high-resolution edited photos, to an average of $399 for 35 photos, to $499 for all of the images taken in a single session. Props and location affect the cost, too; an elaborate studio shoot with props and professional lighting may increase the cost to $600-$700 for 20-50 photos. Adding a second location or asking the photographer to travel can add $70-$250 to the cost of the session. Photographers may also charge extra fees for providing additional photos and DVDs, scheduling weekend sessions, and shooting siblings. Expect to pay at least a $50 deposit when you book a portrait photography session.

When should you take newborn photos?

Few styles of portrait photography are as tricky as newborn photos — the unpredictable infant is always in charge! The best way to ensure a successful photo shoot is to work with a local newborn photographer within the first two weeks of the baby’s life. Some photographers even work with hospitals to offer newborn sessions within a day of the baby’s birth. But newborn photographers usually recommend scheduling a shoot during the baby’s first two weeks of life, while the baby is still sleepy and relatively cooperative, especially for posed or studio shots. During this time, babies are easier to swaddle in blankets and dress in hats or headbands, and, because they often nap or nurse, can be staged with various props or be cuddled by their parents. For casual photos, most newborn photographers recommend shooting within the first six weeks of a baby’s life. Lifestyle portrait photography is more flexible and doesn’t require the baby to cooperate with multiple poses or props.

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