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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 357 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
  • 272 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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 116 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 240 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
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Claudette H.
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I hired the photographers for a client. They were very professional and punctual.

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 76 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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 75 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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SuStudios Photography
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca R.
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Overall, such an amazing experience! SuStudios photography made the party a hit with the enclosed photo booth in the park. They were on time, professional, and responded excellent when the photo booth started to overheat. We are so happy with our experience with SuStudios Photography and our family will be booking them for more events in the future!

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Island Style Images
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
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Joelle U.
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We began using Joanne as our family photographer when our son was 6 months old (in Hawaii)…and I'm so happy we did!!! She's help capture his precious infant/toddler years in her Watch Me Grow & Watch Me Grow Some More package…which we all LOVE looking through now that he's almost 6 years old. Joanne is AMAZING with infants & toddlers! She's patient and sweet, and kids love her! We've even used her as our photographer for our preschool…and the images were incredible! Our favorite photo session with her was a couple of months ago at Disneyland! She captured the essence of our favorite times at the place "where dreams come true."

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
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Branden R.
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Kenny is an amazing photographer with a gifted eye and an attention to detail that is second to none. He did my engagement photo's as well as my son's 2 year old photo shoot. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a professional photographer to capture their family, personal or professional memories!

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BlushPix
5.0
from 60 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary B.
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Elizabeth was very professional and helpful. She managed to take numerous good photos of our 17 family members when some of the children would rather have been somewhere else. She was cheerful and creative. Would definitely recommend her.

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Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 41 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.

  • 4 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Rylee B.
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Olga was an amazing photographer. She was very professional, on time, and efficient. She took beautiful pictures and was friendly and made us feel comfortable. Her pictures were outstanding. I reccomend hiring her for any kind of event!

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LILY LOVE PHOTO *TOP PRO *
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 56 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!!!

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Donna Mitchell Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Benjamin N.
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In working with the family and temperamental young children, Donna exhibited great patience and creativity in trying to get cooperation to get some great photographs. Donna Mitchell Photography is a natural light, lifestyle photographer. She does on location photography to capture life's most precious moments, from family, to newborn, to maternity and more. She’s not afraid of getting down in the dirt to get the perfect shot!

Ariel Palencia Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
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Ariel arrived on time for my sisters graduation party but not just that he was extremely pleasant to work with. My family felt at ease and he fit in just like family! The photos came out beautifully and he captured the moments effortlessly. I have definitely found a photographer that I would hire for all my functions!

A.H. Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sara D.
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Abdul is the best photographer in town! Never have I encountered such great customer service with a photographer. Made my baby's 1st birthday pictures truly memorable. Abdul was very easy going with Andy baby. He's definitely got talent and his work shows it. Don't hesitate to hire him to capture your memories.

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Made It Media
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Larry O.
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For any special occasion photography, LOOK NO FURTHER! Gabe is truly a ONE OF A KIND photographer which you will quickly find out once you meet him. He sees things in such a different and unique way and is very outside the box thinking. He brings amazing creativity to any project. If that isn't enough to persuade you, just give Gabe a call and talk to him. He is so down to earth and funny which helps take the tension and awkwardness out of a photo shoot. Gabe has a true natural talent for photography and was able to capture every special moment of our family's photos, and that meant the world to us. Give him a call, you will not be disappointed.

Lacey Khiev Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna B.
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We found Lacey when we were looking for someone to take pictures for our family to celebrate my mom’s 70th. We are from out of town so we were a little nervous about choosing the right photographer, but everything went better than we imagined. Lacey was very patient and friendly and her pictures are the best ones that my family and I have ever taken. I’ve attached a few. She was able to capture everyone’s personalities perfectly! Thank you Lacey!!

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela C.
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Our experience working with Gabriella was truly exceptional! She made everyone in our extended family feel extremely comfortable, and provided the perfect amount of guidance so everyone looked their best! Our family photographs turned out amazing, we were extremely impressed with her quality of work. She is warm, and delightful to work with. I would highly recommend Gabriella.

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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