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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 87 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Diane L.
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We hired Alan to take a family portrait for our mothers 80th birthday. It was a special day. We are a large family (30+) from 6 months to 80!! When we arrived at the location Alan was already there getting things ready for us. He was so patient with us and so very professional. He took his time to make sure that he got lots of different group shots with the different families. When he delivered the finished product I was totally amazed. My mother was so happy when we presented it to her. He really made her 80th Birthday a day she will never forget. Thanks Alan!!

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brandon W.
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I'm writing this review to commend Danielle Penn on a outstanding job well done. I recently utilized Danielle's services for my family portraits. Danielle showed up on time and just delivered it! I was so impressed by her amazing work and how she works well with natural light to produce the exact pictures I was envisioning. They came out perfectly. I'm amazed at her ability to capture the moment and her uncanny eye for detail. This young lady is truly a artist and I look forward to using her for any and all photography needs I highly recommend her to anyone. Real pro 5 stars!!! Thank you so much Danielle.

  • 10 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin D.
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We hired Dominique for my daughter's birthday party and he also provided his photobooth. He was simply amazing! Great with kids, super nice guy and the BEST photos I could have ever hoped for! I have hired photographers on Thumbtack several times and he is by far the best! Highly recommend him for any event or portrait photography!

Top Pro
  • 28 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Laura M.
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5⭐️ experience. Hired Gabriel for a family portrait while vacationing in San Diego. We love our portraits and the experience was great. Thank you!!

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1Man1Woman Designs
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 62 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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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 38 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.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 47 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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Wasio faces
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 21 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 24 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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Dan Ituarte Photography
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tanya L.
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Dan was great!! He photographed my daughters birthday party and got so many great shots!! I decided at the last minute that I had wanted to hire someone and so glad that I did and it was Dan! He did a great job of capturing candid along with portrait shots. With all the pictures that he took the day of the party he got everything sorted through and edited super fast! I will definitely be calling Dan when I need a photographer again!!

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 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!!!!

MariaLozano Photography
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Devon W.
Verified review

Maria went beyond helping us capture a very special moment in our lives, she helped pick the exact spot, the manner in which it happened and brought the champagne for afterwards. My birthday surprise to my girlfriend was a trip to San Diego. Unbeknownst to her I was planning my wedding proposal for that trip. We had never been to San Diego before and Maria went out of her way to help choose the best location for the proposal (A particular spot on Sunset Cliffs). I wanted to capture this moment with a professional photographer but I also wanted it to be a surprise. Maria was willing to act as if she was at the spot taking photos to build her own portfolio and if we were willing to be captured in a few. After some initial pictures she had my now fiancé turn toward the water where I was able to get down on my knee and Maria prompted her to turn back around. It was perfect!! In addition to all that she went the extra mile and bought a bottle of champagne (with her own money) for afterward with cups that said 'She Said...' 'Yes'. That was never in the plan she just did it! The pictures turned out amazing. My fiancé was(is) in shock and was very surprised. Couldn't have asked for a better result. So in conclusion if you want a engagement planner, actress, professional photographer, and all around great person I highly recommend Maria Lozano.

JEDZANT Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Caroline C.
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As a dancer (with an interest in modeling), working with photographers on the side is nothing I'm estranged to. Modeling has been part of my journey as an artist, but I can say without hesitation, my experience working with Jonathan has been one of the best. Not only does he have an inviting and warm disposition that left me laughing the entire shoot, but he also has a brilliant eye. He gave me direction and feedback that guided me through the experience so I was able to feel comfortable and confident. He could easily pick out locations that had the best backdrops and lighting without hesitation and made sure that I shined through in every photo. All in all the experience was 10 out of 10 easily. I have had so many friends ask me if I could set them up with him after they saw his final product from our set. He is a born talent in what he does. The integrity of his work shines through with all of his photos. What I truly love most about his work is it enhances natural beauty. He doesn't make people skinnier/taller/whiter teeth/ etc. than they really are; in fact he specifically asked me not to wear fake eye lashes (which is regular for me). Anyone who works with him will have the opportunity to see how beautiful they truly are through other's eyes. That is a gift he gave to me that I will cherish it.

Art by Joni Conner
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 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.

Eric Scire
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Big H.
Verified review

I hired Eric to take portraits/headshots. His outdoor, natural light photography aesthetic is really natural, cool, and conveys individuality and genuineness. Working with him was easy, fast, and professional. I will definitely recommend him to other San Diego based individuals looking for beautiful shots.

Patrick Sanford Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
George E.
Verified review

Excellent photographer, very talented in terms of poses, colors, scenes. He works with the couple to really aim for the vision they want with the shots and seeks to get the perfect shot, which he did! My husband and I are extremely happy with the pictures, they are just beautiful and the experience was fun! Would definitely recommend Patrick!

Crosthwaite Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki H.
Verified review

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.

Marisa McDonald Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire 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.

Puneet S Ghai Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Cassie H.
Verified review

Puneet S Ghai photography did an unbelievably amazing job with our family photo shoot! The ease he set for each scene showed through in each and every one of our photos. He was kind, professional, punctual, creative and FUN! I can’t stress enough how nice it was to have such a fun experience taking these photos. There were no awkward moments! He made my entire family very comfortable. Especially my one year old daughter. She LOVED Puneet. Which really helped with getting great shots! She was constantly looking towards him and smiling, it was incredibly sweet! Puneet took so many photos of our family and had them beautifully edited and returned to us within 5 days! I am beyond impressed with his skill level on all accounts and highly recommend him to anyone!

Lacey Khiev Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 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!

Vishaka Kavle Photography
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Riya K.
Verified review

Vishaka is a great photographer! I had my Family portraits taken with her & found her to be very warm, patient & helps you relax. She is very talented & creative has a wonderful way to capture on film your best self.

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Need Portrait Photography

Encinitas, CA

  • Photo type
    Professional headshot
  • Photoshoot location
    Office
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Traditional/Classic (looking directly at the camera), Candid (captured in the moment), Artistic (focus on composition, lighting)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD
  • Portrait Photo Budget
    $300-$500 (Mid-range)
  • Details
    We would also like office shots.
  • $334.8
    Average price

Need portrait photography

Solana Beach, CA

  • Photo type
    Children / Baby, Professional headshot
  • Photoshoot location
    As recommended
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    I'd like photos of my 2 month old, my teenager, and my husband needs face shots for office and internet.
  • $386
    Average price

Need portrait artistry

Solana Beach, CA

  • Event type
    Birthday
  • Age of guests
    12 or younger
  • Details
    Hello I would like a painting of my niece playing the violin but the artist must work from a photograph. Is this possible?
  • $1650
    Average price
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