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Laurens Antoine Photography
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Alyssia J.
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Wow!! It was awesome. I loved my whole experience with Laurens Antoine Photography. Monica, the makeup artist that Laurens had chosen to do my makeup, did a marvelous job in making my skin look radiant and emphasized all my natural features and I plan on using her services for future head shots as well. And not only did my makeup come out but my pictures that were taken really portrayed the type of person that I wanted to show off in my head shots. I came out looking natural, friendly, and the quality was amazing. I totally recommend them if your looking for someone to take your pictures. They did an excellent job and I will definitely be back.

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  • 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!!

Colleen Ibarra Photography
4.7
from 37 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Genevieve U.
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Colleen loves her job - and it shows in her work! She has been a pleasure to work! She was very flexible and accomodating to our family (of 15)! She made us feel as though we were the most important family and made the whole experience fun and memorable! She captured all the photos we wanted and MORE! She is extremly patient with young children and babies and we didn't feel rushed or stressed out because the kids were not cooperating! She met us on location and gave us time to get settled and the kids ready. We could not have asked for a better photographer to work with! She was quick in delivering the slideshow with music and mailing out the photo CDs! She is priced JUST RIGHT and you definitely get more than what she charges! WE WOULD DEFINITELY BOOK HER AGAIN!! AND HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER TO ANYONE IN THE SAN DIEGO AREA! Thanks again Colleen for an excellent photo session! Mahalo and Aloha!

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alexander M.
Verified review

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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Dan Ituarte Photography
4.9
from 21 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!!

Equinox Photo
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Marie N.
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Tricia is an artist when it comes to her photography. I wanted to surprise my husband with a personal birthday present. I hired Tricia for a boudoir session based on a friends recommendation. The session was amazing, Tricia made me feel so comfortable and the photos were beautiful and my husband was more than happy!! Based on my wonderful experience with Tricia I hired her again to shoot our family ( there was 15 of us) from the ages of 78 to 7 months! Tricia was so great with everyone and she captured unique personalities of our family during the session! We had a great time with Tricia and have memories that we will all cherish! I have referred my friends to Tricia and they were thrilled with their experience as well! I recommend Equinox Photo and Tricia for her artistic ability, passion, professionalism and vision!

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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
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 24 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.

Mickey Strider Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Kerri P.
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I am so glad I chose Mickey for my senior portraits. He was great to work with and really cared about creating pictures I would love. We worked together to create a mood board of poses and shots I wanted and he scheduled the shoot for as long as it took to get them right. Mickey continually sought my input to make sure I was happy with the results. I am completely satisfied not only with the final product but also with the entire experience! I would highly recommend Mickey to anyone looking for a portrait photographer who really cares about making his subjects look great!

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 21 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.
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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.

  • 19 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Ruth C.
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"The photographs turned out absolutely beautiful! Having you take the photographs was one of the best decisions we have ever made. I can't express enough how you captured the subtle nuances of each of our personalities. I love the sherbet colored skies and the reflected cloud and family images on the wet beach. You are truly an artist."

Jimmy Wu Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Kristina L.
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We hired Jimmy Wu of Jimmy Wu Photography for the Grand Opening of our social enterprise coffee businesses. We had many attractions and entertainment that day and over 300 attendees. Jimmy was able to capture candid moments of customers enjoying themselves, our artists and musicians performing, as well as product photos for future use. Jimmy was punctual, extremely professional and delivered the final product promptly. We will definitely hire him again for our future events!

SHOOT THROUGH STUDIO
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Gabi G.
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Heena is awesome! We had an engagement photo session with her and it was great. She answered every question per text and she was on time. Very friendly and lovely. She had great ideas, very creative. The photo shoot was so much fun! Even my fiancé was very relaxed. Can't wait to see the pictures.

Art by Joni Conner
4.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna L.
Verified review

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.

Patrick Sanford Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 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!

Puneet S Ghai Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire 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!

Scott Carmella Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jill J.
Verified review

Scott has done numerous photo shoots for me of my artwork and also portrait work/headshots for promotional purposes. The quality of his work is always amazing and he's very reasonably priced. At request, he provided multiple file formats and sizes. He also shot a top-notch promotional video about me and my artwork - filmed, edited, transitions, music, the whole deal. It is amazing in terms of technical quality and editorial content. I can't recommend him highly enough!

Artsy Chick Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jenny C.
Verified review

In addition to seeing a lot of her great exhibited works this past year, Maribel took some awesome portraits of shy me on a suspension bridge in San Diego that I just love. She is passionate about her work and always so friendly and fun to work with. I look forward to seeing more of her work!

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.

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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