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Celeste Drake Photography
Celeste Drake Photography

Celeste Drake Photography

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Introduction: Looking for a portrait photographer? I specialize in posing and natural interaction between couples, families, friends, coworkers, etc. Looking for an event photographer? I specialize in capturing the moments you want to look at for years to come. Looking for a real estate photographer? I specialize in architectural photography and highlighting features of a home or commercial business. Looking for a product photographer? I specialize in studio lighting and placement of items. Let’s capture the moments.

Current Top Pro

Hired 29 times

Serves Glendale, CA

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1 employee

5 years in business

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Apple Pay, Cash, Check, PayPal, Venmo, Zelle

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Facebook, Instagram

Currently a top pro

Top Pros are among the highest-rated, most popular professionals on Thumbtack.

Jan - Jun

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

Featured Projects
  • Engagement Photography

    Approx. $150

  • Commercial Photography - Santa Monica 2020

    Approx. $400

Photos and Videos

95 photos

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Excellent 4.9

31 reviews


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Davontae F.

Headshot Photography

Celeste Drake is worth it! She is very professional and very skilled at photography. She responds quickly and she has patience for getting the job done on how you want it and effectively. She also gives you ideas on anything that might make your photographs stand out better. I’m glad I found her and you will be too.
Mar 23, 2021
Elena Syvan G.

Wedding and Event Photography

I worked with Celeste to get photos of my boyfriend and I done to hang in our apartment. She by far exceeded my expectations! The first time slot we had booked, we ended up getting a flat tire and had to reschedule and she was so, so understanding. When we finally got to do the photos, she worked fast, made us laugh, made us feel comfortable in front of the camera (something I was worried about!), and got us some amazing shots that we will forever cherish. If you are in the looking for a photographer, I cannot stress enough: BOOK CELESTE! Doing the photos with her felt like just hanging out with a friend, doing something fun. She made it so easy and enjoyable and will be re-booking with her in the future.
Jan 19, 2021
Alexander H.

Headshot Photography

Celeste made sure to take her time. She picked and great location and wanted to make sure I was happy with the photos. She is very skilled and took great photos. I’ll be sure to hire her again.
Dec 21, 2020
Bondziwa B.

Wedding and Event Photography

Ms. Celeste Drake is a wonderful photographer. She really brings the fun and excitement. She is professional, on time and walks you through even how to download Dropbox files onto your desktop (I am a newbie lol). She really listens to what you are asking and gives you the best suggestions. Ms. Celeste Drake took my save the date / announcement pictures for my future wedding and I have over 50 pictures to choose from within a shot I paid for an hour but even within 30 minutes I loved all pictures that were taken already.
Nov 26, 2020
Hailey M.

Headshot Photography

I needed to get some headshots pretty fast and Celeste was extremely flexible and responsive. I’m very happy with the photos she’s taken and I’m looking forward to working with her in the future.
Nov 14, 2020
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Celeste Drake


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    The photographer professionally base edits all good photos for you, regardless of the type of shoot! Each additional editing request after that is $5. After the photographer sends you your photos with professional, basic editing, you may make further requests. This includes blemish removal, teeth whitening, color changes, liquify use, wrinkle/oil reduction, etc. I will often give discounts for large quantities of requests. The base price includes a 2 week deadline for photos to be delivered. If you’d like to have it rushed, there is a fee of $50 per week added to the charge. If we discuss this before the shoot however, I often give discounts. Headshots: Favorite 5 photos receive free retouching. After that each additional photo is $10.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    BA in Photography

  • How did you get started doing this type of work?

    Model turned photographer!

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