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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a photographer when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a photographer, see if the photographer can take photos outdoors or in a large space so all involved parties can maintain the recommended distance between themselves. You should also sanitize surfaces, avoid handshakes, don’t make any other physical contact and use digital platforms to complete payments. Speak with a local photographer in your area to put a strategy in place.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a photographer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to set up an appointment or a consultation with a photographer near you during the COVID-19 pandemic is by conducting an online search. Start by scheduling a call with the photographer. If possible, it may be better to use a video call service so that the photographer can get an idea of the site location. Take this opportunity to discuss safety measures you can take during this time, as well as whether it’s safe to complete the project now or simply postpone it.

Does a photographer need to enter my home?

There are many situations in which a photographer does not need to enter your home. It’s not uncommon for people to prefer to have their pictures taken outdoors. If you're hiring a photographer, maintain safe distances, avoid being in the same room, sanitize all involved surfaces and conduct payment using digital platforms. You can discuss strategies as you complete your search for local photographers.

How can I find out if a photographer is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Consult your city or state’s government websites, which typically have information on which services are deemed essential during the pandemic. 

For national information, visit CISA’s page on Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. Here, you can find 16 different types of essential infrastructure sectors that can continue operating unimpeded during the pandemic. But some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do photographers offer remote or virtual services?

Photography happens in person, but photographers may be able to offer other remote services safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, they may be able to offer editing and other post-processing services. 

If you see that a photographer is offering remote services in their profile, contact them and ask what those services include.

Can I use digital payments to pay for wedding and event photography services?

As digital forms of payment and money transfer are becoming more popular, wedding and event photographers are likely to use digital services. These include PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Venmo, Square Cash and more. As you search online for local wedding and event photographers, ask them if they accept digital payments and, if so, which ones you can use. And make sure to have a strategy in place for safe social distancing.

Reviews for Los Angeles event photographers
Marc L.
Grant was phenomenal! I have been in the event planning business for 25 years and have hired over 500 photographers in this period... I highly recommend him for any type of event .. he was punctual, professional and personable - And the photos he took really captured my guests and the event...
Grant Terzakis PhotographyGrant Terzakis Photography
Marie B.
Greg was great to work with. The photos of our event turned out great!
Gregory Mancuso PhotographyGregory Mancuso Photography
Walter T.
Amazing photos & great to work with! Will request him again for another event.
Grant Terzakis PhotographyGrant Terzakis Photography
Donna T.
Grant did an exceptional job photographing my annual event for my foundation. He's a pure joy to work with and the photos are amazing.
Grant Terzakis PhotographyGrant Terzakis Photography
Veronica O.
I live out of state and needed a photographer for a work event I was hosting in LA. Greg was responsive, professional and extremely easy to work with and the photos came out great! I would use him again for future events.
Gregory Mancuso PhotographyGregory Mancuso Photography
Kevin M.
What a great experience! My new go to for photos/events. Highly recommended!!
Lennox PhotographyLennox Photography
J. G.
Easy to work with and great photos capturing the mood of the event. Will definitely hire again.
Grant Terzakis PhotographyGrant Terzakis Photography
Kevin L.
Grant was incredibly professional and effective as a photographer, the photos look amazing and made everyone at event look like a celebrity. Everyone at my party complemented him as being one of the best additions to the event. :) Thanks again Grant, and can't wait to work together again in the future!
Grant Terzakis PhotographyGrant Terzakis Photography
Thumbtack Customer
We hired J. Concepts Productions to photograph and document our baby shower and were very pleased with the high level of professionalism and service. The photos were sharp and they captured the spirit of the event. The Vimeo photo montage was also fantastic.
J. Concepts ProductionsJ. Concepts Productions
Evelyn T.
I would highly recommend Mukaila for your next event! We just got our photos back from our event and they were fantastic! He is talented, professional and so easy to work with!
Mukaila: The PhotographerMukaila: The Photographer
Thumbtack Customer
April was very professional, friendly, and the photos turned out great. We will definitely use her again for future events.
April RochaApril Rocha
Sonya G.
Jami was a pleasure to work with, and provided us with a great set of photos from our graduate student welcome event. She was very responsive and flexible from the start, working with us to fit our needs. On the day of the event, Jami arrived early and was ready to go. Afterwards, she worked quickly to send us the final product. We are happy to have worked with her, and would recommend her services to all looking for an event photographer!
J. Concepts ProductionsJ. Concepts Productions
Paulina S.
We loved the photos that Grant took for our corporate event! He was professional and responsive throughout the entire process. We especially enjoyed the real time photo live stream with our logo in the corner.
Grant Terzakis PhotographyGrant Terzakis Photography
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Desert Rose for one photographer for a charity event originally. But, after talking to Will, who is lovely, we decided to hire them for two photographers and their awesome photobooth! They came to our event and set everything up with no fuss. People loved the photobooth, which printed out right then and there and also could text or email photos. It was a real hit! Will and his staff are super nice and very professional and we will never need Thumbtack to find an LA area photographer again as we will be using Desert Rose ;)
Desert Rose PhotographyDesert Rose Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Terry was very efficient got on it right away, pictures came out wonderful very pleased with photos taken on this special event!
Terry Hanson PicturesTerry Hanson Pictures
Thumbtack Customer
Kelli is exceptional, a fabulous photographer, and a lovely lady! She over delivered, and brought a beautiful energy to the event. Thanks so much!! :)
MacTaggart MediaMacTaggart Media
Nicole c.
Elizabeth was a true professional and delivered incredible photos of the baby shower she photographed. She was simply lovely and her work was of the highest quality. I wouldn’t hesitate to hire her again for my next event.
Elizabeth Dixon Photography'Elizabeth Dixon Photography'
Alex K.
Dominic was great! Extremely professional and responsive. We are thrilled with the photos he took and appreciate that he was non-intrusive during our event.
Dominic Wright PhotographyDominic Wright Photography
Hannah N.
Jami did a fantastic job capturing exactly what I requested from our event, and more! She was great at capturing the ambiance of our event, as well as organically taking posed photos with our guests. Additionally, as soon as she picked up on the fact that we are a mobile marketing technology company, she made sure to include a ton of great shots of people using their mobile phones and devices. And, our event photos were delivered to us within a few days!
J. Concepts ProductionsJ. Concepts Productions
Thumbtack Customer
Ivan Hundric was an amazing photographer for my event! He made my guest feel comfortable and glamorous. He was ready with his equipment at my location and on time. Very nice and pleasant guy who was focused in doing the task. Everything I asked he gave me no problems which made me event go that much smoother. I really appreciate your time and dedication Ivan! And after the event he sent all the pictures in perfect quality in a timely manner. Ivan will be the only photographer I go to for any events or special occasions I have in the future.
Ivan Hundric PhotographyIvan Hundric Photography
Thumbtack Customer
I am very happy with our photos of our 200 guest party. Alex was engaged, professional, accommodating and a pleasure to have at our party. He showed up early and stayed late. Got photos back to me quickly. Will definitely have him photograph another event.
Alex Solca PhotographyAlex Solca Photography
Emma M.
Greg is the best! He was prompt, catered to all of our needs, and we received the photos in a timely matter after our event. HIGHLY recommend!
Gregory Mancuso PhotographyGregory Mancuso Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Very accommodating to our needs and did an excellent job of capturing all the special moments during our event. I highly recommend hiring them for your next event. Thank you and we look forward to seeing our photos!
LA Budget Wedding PhotographerLA Budget Wedding Photographer
Thumbtack Customer
Prompt, professional and polite. He did a wonderful job of capturing my milestone birthday through photography. I will be utilizing his services for future events!
Mukaila: The PhotographerMukaila: The Photographer
Thumbtack Customer
I was looking for a photographer less than 24 hours before an event, and Richard jumped on it. He was on time, very personable and friendly with the guests, took very nice shots, and delivered the photos extremely quickly. Would definitely use him again.
Richard Hartog PhotographyRichard Hartog Photography
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