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Encinitas Local Wedding Photographers

Browse these local wedding photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Encinitas.

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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 170 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 88 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sturdivant Y.
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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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1Man1Woman Designs
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheryll V.
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Jessica was awesome to work with. Her creative style lends itself beautifully for outdoor photo shoots using nature as an incredible backdrop. Thank you Jessica for all the lovely photo's of our 25th wedding anniversary renewal ceremony. It was a pleasure working with you and your husband Bobby.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Obie I.
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Heather did such a wonderful job during my photo shoot. Before the shoot she helped me prepare very well by creating a Pinterest board for potential looks and conference calls to discuss parking, location, hair and what type of makeup will look best in the pictures. During the shoot she was very friendly, punctual, and made me feel at ease while taking the pictures. She was very professional, outgoing, friendly, and made sure I got the best shots. After the photoshoot, I was very surprised how quickly Heather uploaded the photos, she also kept me updated the entire process. Everyone who saw Heather "in action" was very impressed and now want to book her! If you want quality service, photos, and a great photographer, please book Heather! Thank you again Heather, for such a great photoshoot and making my birthday special!

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charlie M.
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Easy to work with, had good ideas on setup and photo options, timely with the pictures after the wedding, Overall very happy !

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Laura Carrasco Photography
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Guadalupe L.
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Laura was my wedding photographer last year and she did an amazing job! She was friendly, professional and paid attention to every all the details. She gave us a beautiful book with all the images from our wedding! We had a great experience; I highly recommend her! Lupita L

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Paloart
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Silvia M.
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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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Chasing Light
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
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One of the most important decisions you have to make during wedding planning is the selection of a photographer and videographer. Someone to capture your special day, your husband’s first look as you walk down the aisle and all the love and happiness you are showered with that day by family and friends. Russ of Chasing Light accomplished that for our wedding day and much more. From the initial contact with Russ to our engagement pictures, planning the logistics of the wedding, to the actual day of the wedding and our amazing wedding pictures and wedding video, Russ has been extremely professional and great to work with. He is an artist and a visionary. The overwhelming love, joy and excitement we felt that day are perfectly captured in our pictures and video and we are forever grateful. I cried the first time I saw the video and I think it perfectly captures the day. I can’t wait to show all our family and friends and to have this treasure to show to our future children. Thank you Russ!

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Michael & Dia Photography
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nadia L.
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I couldn't ask for better photographers. Michael and Dia's are so down to earth and very professional. I was one of those brides who have no clue of what I was looking for and they know exactly what to capture based on our personalities. When my event manager went missing, Michael has taken the initiate and pulled me away from the guests, so we can be on track with our wedding schedule. They made me feel so at ease from the start until the end. I can't wait to see our final wedding day pictures. THANK YOU from the bottom of our heart!!!

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Wasio faces
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arsiak V.
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I've worked with Sasha and Yaneck a few times over the last year. They did our engagement shoot. We loved them so much we had had them so our destination wedding! Not only are they amazing photographers, but their personalities are such a joy to work with. They are so warm and friendly, it made everything so easy. They are our life long photogs!

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Equinox Photo
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cate And Danny S.
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My husband and I luckily stumbled upon Tricia's website and we immediately fell in love with her photos. We instantly hired her to shot both our engagement photos and wedding photos. Not only is Tricia an amazing photographer but her and her husband LJ are just amazing people who are so fun to be around. They made our engagement shoot and our wedding day so much fun! Everyone who has seen our pictures are simply blown away (as are we). They have exceeded my expectations and I can't believe that I was so lucky to find Tricia. If you want amazing photographs, do not hesitate in choosing Equinox Photo. I already know that I will only be using Tricia from here on out to capture all of our big events. Thanks again Tricia and LJ for making our wedding so special and capturing our personalities so spot on!!!! xoxo- Cate and Danny

ArroyoPhotos - SD
4.7
from 28 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Monica M.
Verified review

Jesse is AWESOME! I have worked with him on numerous occasions from corporate events to even my own wedding. He and his staff are great to work with. Jesse always arrives on time, comes prepared and gets involved with the clients to establish a personal relationship and not just be all business. I continue to refer him to any and all of my clients as his services are a great addition to any event. I highly recommend Jesse Arroyo for all your photography needs!

Debora Barreto Photography
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah M.
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I met Debra through a mutual friend and I could not have been any more pleased than I was with her as my wedding photographer. She's very professional and has a gift for creating amazing photos. Her creativity shines through each photo she captures. I have already recommended her to all my friends who are planning their weddings. Her work is artwork.

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ecardella photo//video
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eric Y.
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We hired Eric as the videographer for our wedding in Palm Springs. We had been on the fence about having a videographer but decided to do it only a few weeks before the wedding. The entire day was very smooth. Eric was very professional and worked very well with our photographer. I barely noticed him, the 2nd shooter, or the drone throughout the day. However, the video we got back was AMAZING! It was exactly what we asked for. It’s incredible how much footage he got without us knowing he was there. We can’t recommend him enough. We are so glad we decided to hire a videographer and so fortunate that we chose him.

Robert Dennis Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Bahram R.
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Robert Dennis has taken pictures for me for both my wedding and professional events and his work has always been incredible. The clarity and sharp images in his photographs were honestly hard to believe, even in this day in age of technology. I have never been disappointed with his work. Robert is a quality individual as well. He is polite, quick, and very engaging. He kept me aware of what he was doing so that I was clued into every step of his thought process. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a flawless photo finish.

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Heather Lee Photographs
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Krista R.
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I booked Heather to photograph our wedding but later shfound out she had another commitment. She was able to find another photographer to cover my wedding. I trusted heather when she said this new photographer was awesome. She was right!! Heather could of just canceled but then I would have been so stressed hunting to find a replacement. Everything worked out fine.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mayuka T.
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He took amazing and beautiful photos of my son's birthday party at the botanic garden. The photos are my family's treasures of our memories. Also his personality is great so it is easy to work with. It was so quick of sending me the images. I am very satisfied with his work! Thank you, Jamie.

Lacey Khiev Photography
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Melika F.
Verified review

Lacey is a great photographer. She listened to what I wanted from our family photos and delivered. The photos turned out amazing. Would definitely hire again and recommend to all!!

Patrick Sanford Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Katimarie F.
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Patrick has done our family photos twice now and both experiences were fun, effortless, and comfortable. No forced smiles, no cheesy poses or filters...just really great photos of my family. My children both love him and as a result, he has managed to to capture some of my favorite photos of them which is not an easy feat particularly with my daughter who is very camera shy and reluctant and difficult to photograph! Patrick will be our family’s photographer for as long as he is willing which is a testament to how capable and talented he is if you consider that we have a photographer in our family who is willing to do our photos for free 🙈 We love him and the amazing images he takes of our family but his action shots particularly of surfers are the most breath taking. Follow him on Instagram if you ever want to take a mental retreat to the beach. They are truly amazing and calming to look at. @patricksanfordphotography

CBui Photos
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Mackenzie W.
Verified review

Chris is one of the most professional photographers. Very personable and experienced. I needed my engagement photos urgently and he was very quick with sending me photos when I needed them. Will definitely book a session with Chris again.

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Jimmy Wu Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deana D.
Verified review

He arrived early and stayed till he got enough pictures, He was so efficient in all aspects and got amazing photos of the wedding party, bride and groom and our decorations and guests.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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