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Best LA Headshots
4.9
from 204 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 329 hires on Thumbtack
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James G.
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Actually the first response I got for needing a photographer, my family has been bugging me for a picture in my military uniform and I wanted a professional to do it. He set up the appointment, had everything ready to go and with 2 uniform changes and 4 shooting locations in and around his studio, he took 195 photos in 30 minutes. 2 hours later I received the link to all of them so i can select which ones I want touched up, an hour after that I received the 6 photos professionally touched up and even paid for a seventh. Very professional and knows what he is doing, makes the process quick and easy and would definitely recommend to anyone for any shoot in any setting.

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 360 hires on Thumbtack
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Erica B.
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We needed photos for the cover and interior of a regional magazine, which is published by the nation's largest networking entity for building and construction professionals. We had an extremely tight time frame for booking the photographer, taking the photos and receiving photo edits. Will Hartman with Desert Rose Photography was able to expedite our request at a very reasonable rate, and had no problem managing our very detailed instructions on the execution of the photo shoot. (Also, none of the publisher's representatives attended the photo shoot - Will executed everything on site based on guidance he received via telephone and email.) He arrived early to the location to scope out the best places for outdoor photography, and also worked hand-in-hand with the photo subjects to stage everyone (~25 people) in a variety of settings and locations. Needless to say, Will went above and beyond to deliver photos that were engaging, energetic, and dynamic. It was a real pleasure to work with him. We plan to use him again if the need arises, and would recommend him to anyone else looking for a professional, creative, capable photographer.

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 131 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 281 hires on Thumbtack
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Meghan S.
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Brad helped us with our outdoor family portraits. He was prompt, responsive, organized, efficient, thorough and polite. Everything went very smoothly. Even when we had questions reviewing/selecting images afterward, he was very quick to answer our questions and make sure we were taken care of. I would certainly recommend Brad for anyone needing portraits taken.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 274 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica H.
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It was a wonderful experience! We surprised the bachelorette with a photo session and it really worked out well! The bridesmaids didn't know each other from before the wedding so it was great to get everyone together in front of the camera as before the big day. This photographer was so professional, patient, and kind. He did such a great job with our group and we cannot wait to see the final product!!

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Nona_Photography
4.9
from 118 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 243 hires on Thumbtack
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Valerie A.
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Nona is hands down one of the best photographers our family has ever worked with! Very professional and extremely good at what she does. We had to reschedule d/t the bipolar Houston weather and she worked well (and FAST) to get everything done, EVEN had a few pics ready in less than 24hrs!! I only wish we could've gotten the remaining photos a little sooner as a small project I was working on was delayed (and so many were so good!). To be fair, she delivered on her original ETA AND photos were done just before the holidays, so we know she was very busy. I would absolutely recommend her to everyone I know, our pictures have gotten rave reviews from family and friends!

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MacTaggart Media
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 205 hires on Thumbtack
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Charles D.
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MacTaggart Media worked with my organization during a three day conference in San Diego and everyone with our company was impressed with her professionalism and the high quality of her work. Over the years, I have engaged photographers all around the country for corporate events and Kelli MacTaggart is the best I've ever hired.

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 80 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
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Jason B.
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My family and I were vacationing in Newport from out of state and chose Danielle to capture our beach fun. I had never been to the area before and didn't know any photographers much less any good spots that would work well for family photographs. After exchanging some emails a few weeks before our arrival, we set a date and location for our photos. Danielle was prompt, professional, and chose an excellent location for the photos. Our session was no easy task because I have two small children, ages 5 and 2. Combine that with water and sand and you get a recipe for disaster, but Danielle was able to somehow capture great photographs of my family. I would definitely use her again in the future.

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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 76 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
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Michelle C.
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Sheryl was such a cool, considerate, and understanding professional during our family photo shoot. My toddler boys (ages 2 and 3) were not very cooperative, however, she rolled with the punches like a true professional and worked with us until she got some good quality shots. I appreciated her patience and understanding very much.

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Trittonproductions.com
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
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Khalid A.
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Jordan is a great photographer he put me at ease with his very down-to-earth attitude. I highly recommend him specially with Outdoor photo-shoot where he has a Keen Eye for amazing natural light photos.

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Amina Touray Photography
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
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Niehla O.
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Amina Touray is by far one of the best photographers that I've ever worked with. She has an amazing eye for detail, a gentle spirit and a playful demeanor that puts everyone on set at ease. As a makeup artist, I've worked with her a little over a year and we've shot created some amazing images together. A few short months ago, I had the privilege to step in front of her camera as the subject. I can truly understand now, how she captures such great images. She gives great direction and makes you feel like a vip. It was a wonderful experience. I can't wait to work with her again! She's GENIUS!!!

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Natalie Baidi Photography
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nunravee A.
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I found Natalie on Thumbtack. I was looking for an affordable but professional photographer for my wedding day and that's exactly what I got. I am so glad that I chose her. She was so sweet and professional. She did a consultation with us before the wedding and we went through a list of moments and things that I wanted her to capture specifically. I am very happy with the end result. The pictures came out beautifully. I especially like the way that she ushers the effect of natural sunlight. She did a beautiful job capturing our special day! I would definitely recommend Natalie!

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Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 42 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
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Charlie G.
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Hugh is a great guy, a real pro photographer, easy to work with, and creative at a thumbtack competitive rate. I'm a Realtor and have worked with other photographers before. Set a time to meet and he even scouted the area beforehand for multiple locations ready to shoot; and spent a lot of time with us too. Offered a proof sheet, we picked out favorite photos, and he retouched the photos and delivered with a fast turnaround. Will use him again.

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Timeless Moments By Linh
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Penny M.
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Linh is one of the most patient people I've ever met. He really thought through every pose and worked with my kids to achieve the look he wanted. He joked & chatted with them until they could relax about the photography. Because of his 2 hour sessions we were able to use 5 locations so both kids could find their 'look'. I highly recommend Linh for the casual outdoor photography we chose.

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Jess Young Images
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah P.
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If I could give 10 stars I would!! I choose to hire Jess based off her style of photography, I gotta say she was better then I expected and the photos came out absolutely gorgeous. I'm passionate about photography myself so it was extremely important to have an amazing photographer. Her interaction with my family was great, everyone loved them! I would highly recommend her to anyone and would most definitely use her services again. Thank you for capturing our special day and proving these photos ❤❤❤

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Mukaila: The Photographer
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linda N.
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We've had some bad experiences through close friends and family, so we were hesitant to use a professional that we've never worked with before. I scoured yelp and other sites and just couldn't find the style I wanted. With just a couple of days before the event, we decided last minute and couldn't be happier. I am so happy to discover Mukaila, he was fast to respond, worked with my budget and was extremely professional. We wanted someone that can capture those candid and natural poses, so we hired Mukaila for our son's first birthday and he did an amazing job! He was professional, responsive, and delivered the pictures exactly a week after the party. He arrived early and stayed a little bit later to accomodate our extra wishes. I also loved that he was able to capture some close and personal photos of my family, so it was like a two in one event! Everyone was so impressed and complimented that he was able to take the pictures while remaining in the background, it is like having your own paparazzi. Overall, we would highly recommend him and will be using him for future events.

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LILY LOVE PHOTO *TOP PRO *
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zee A.
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Lily and her husband make a great team! My wife and I were very pleased and happy to have them as our photographers. They were very professional and were both so nice! They were always around to take pictures when we wanted them, but yet never in the way. We would both highly reccommend them!!!

April Rocha
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda E.
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April was awesome to work with!! We have had some bad experiences in the past with photographers and she did an amazing job! I would highly recommend her and will definitely be calling her again if we are in her area!! Thank you April :)

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Amanda Clarke Fotos
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonja F.
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Amanda has been doing my family photos for 13 years now and we have never been disappointed! Amazingly talented and such a pleasure to work with!! Couldn’t recommend her enough!

Michael Harbison Photography
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon W.
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We hired Michael to take a family picture in an outdoor setting. He was very patient with our group (which also included 2 small children). Pictures turned out great and the turn around time was very quick! Also appreciated his straightforward pricing which was very reasonable. I would certainly hire him again when we need our next photo taken.

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Yanira Scalise Photography
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cynthia H.
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Yanira is a professional photographer who possesses the utmost patience and creativity. She has taken architectural photos for my Design Business as well as our Family photos with our 6 pets. I highly recommend her as a all round professional photographer!

Michael Pool Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Gianna C.
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MIchael shot family portraits for my family. He was professional, courteous and helped our whole family feel comfortable in front of his camera. I would highly recommend his photography services.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

What should you wear for a family photo?

A family photographer captures your family in a series of professionally edited portraits. You can be goofy, you can be formal, you can be exactly how you want to be. To that end, you can wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident — feeling good translates to looking good in photos. However, top family photographers do have some style suggestions that will make your family photos more visually cohesive:

  • Ask the photographer for color suggestions if you’re doing an outdoor photo shoot. Location and time of day can affect which shades will fade in the sunlight and what will stand out in a good way.
  • Stay away from a mix of stripes or plaids on multiple people — the effect is too busy.
  • Steer clear of tiny patterns, which blend together too much.
  • Avoid wearing matching outfits.
  • Do wear outfits that are complementary in color.
  • Choose color over black-and-white outfits.
  • Do choose a theme, such as pastels, fall colors or summer colors.
  • Opt for tonally similar colors.  
  • Go easy on makeup for outdoor photo shoots.

How much do photographers charge for family portraits?

Family portraits are a great way to mark the passage of time, create lifelong keepsakes and have gorgeous-looking photos for your annual holiday card. The national average cost for hiring family photographers ranges from $150 to $200. Pricing can range higher depending on where you live, length of the photo shoot, the number of edited photos you request, and the background and reputation of your family photographer. Before hiring, make sure you understand their fees up front. Ask how many finished images are included in the quoted price and whether you will receive all the photos taken (not just edited photos). Ask whether you’ll be able to download digital photos or if you’ll have to print them or purchase digital copies through the photographer. Here are some average examples of family photographer pricing:

  • $175 for a one-hour studio session in Kansas.
  • $200 for a one-hour studio or outdoor session in Georgia. Includes two outfit changes, access to an online gallery, and about 200 high-resolution, edited digital photo files on a DVD, with permission to print.
  • $400 for a one-hour outdoor session in Southern California. Includes 25-30 fully edited photos accessible online or via CD/DVD.
  • $425 or more for a one-hour outdoor or in-home session in Illinois. Includes more than 50 professionally edited images, online access and print release.
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