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Monterey Engagement Photographers

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  • 11 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie J.
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Doug is an awesome Photographer, I hired Doug for our wedding Photography and he worked with us on our Engagement Photos so far; and they turned out great! Everyone just loves them! He was very fun and easy to work with. This was new to my Fiance and I and we aren't very Photo friendly, but Doug got right in there and helped us, told us a joke, got us to laugh and totally made it look natural and our pictures came out great! We cant wait until he does the Photography for our Wedding day, we know they will be awesome, and we know everyone will just adore him! Thanks again Doug... :-) I will definitely hire Doug again for any Photography that i need in the future, and i would definitely recommend him to anybody who needs Photography! Cheers.

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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Apoorva S.
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Nic came ahead of time on the day of the event. He coordinated well with the photographer. We hired him for the raw footage of the event and highlights video. He was very responsive over email, and provided raw footage of the event within a week. Highlight video contained well selected scenes.

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sandra G.
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I just got back our engagement photos and we are ecstatic! First off Allan was super friendly and awesome to work with, we planned something last minute and he was super cool about our new location choice and he came prepared and researched. My fiance was pretty uncomfortable with the idea of photos because he doesn't like doing this kind of stuff but Allan was super personable and made us laugh which really made the process effortless and fun! Not to mention the end result is amazing. The photos are extremely professional amd clear. We are very happy with the photos and would recommend Allan to anyone. Thanks so much!

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Jason Chen Photography
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Emily Q.
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We are so happy we hired Jason to take our engagement photos!

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  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sean S.
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Mike did a great job capturing my proposal to my girlfriend. I wanted to propose during sunset in Carmel somewhere with view of the ocean, but wasn't too familiar with the area. Mike offered to scope out a couple spots and we decided on a very private area with a spectacular view. He was very easy to work with and extremely quick to respond to my emails. Since it was a surprise, Mike and his wife arrived early to stake out the spot and looked like any other couple at the beach taking photos. They captured every moment of my proposal and took a few shots afterwards (she said yes!). I got the pictures the next day and they turned out great! So happy with the experience, and would highly recommend Mike.

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Photosfarm
4.6
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michael H.
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Hok is an AMAZING photographer! He did both our engagement pictures and wedding photos and they were incredible!!! He has a great, cheerful, engaging attitude that brings out the best reactions from people to really capture the best possible shots. Our pictures were flawless.

Lorinda K. Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Anna B.
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Looking for a wedding photographer on line, my fiancé and I were drawn to the pictures taken by Lorinda Keller, the owner of 831images. Amazingly, she was available on our wedding day. All of her reviews raved her praises. All the reviews were spot on, Lorinda more than exceeded our high expectations. Due to prior changes in our wedding day schedule Lorinda accommodated us by splitting our day into two sessions so that we could get all the photo coverage we wanted but still stay within our budget. This allowed us to have photos of our ceremony and with our guests. We did not have to disappear and leave our guest to get our couple photos. Lorinda made a special trip to return later so that we could do our couple shots after our guests had left and during the ideal sunset lighting. Getting everything we wanted within our limited budget was an exceptional gift. Lorinda also surprised us with returning with printed pictures from the ceremony. She even presented us with a beautifully framed photo capturing our happy moment. Everyone was so shocked that she had a chance to do all of this for us. She was even professionally prompt on an extreme high traffic and no parking day in Carmel. From the second we met Lorinda we felt at ease. Her delightful personality was a joy to be around. My groom and I, were having a small intimate wedding due to our shyness about being the center of attention. We were expecting that having our wedding photos taken was something we would have to suffer through. Boy were we wrong. After two hours of taking photos on the beach we could not stop talking about how much fun we had with Lorinda. She made the experience an unexpectedly enjoyable time that we will always treasure. Lorinda had an amazing ability to give her subjects directions while still keeping a light hearted vibe to achieve the premium result. Not only did Lorinda put us and our guests at ease but she also had great energy around our dogs. Our two Belgian Malinois are very suspicious of new people, especially if they are holding objects like a camera. In order to have them part of our ceremony we thought we would have to put up with lots of barking. Lorinda was so terrific with our dogs that they never barked at her. She was also very gracious about maneuvering around the guest dogs in attendance. She went above and beyond in getting special shots with the dogs that lived at the venue for a special gift for us to give the home owners. It takes an exceptional talent for a stranger to put dogs at ease in order to take their photo. We highly recommend Lorinda for shots of your furry friends, in addition to all your professional photo needs. If you want to have fun while getting direction so you get the most flattering, unique and artistic photos then call Lorinda.

Lynna Nguyen Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah M.
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Lynna is a dedicated and generous photographer. Her presence is kind, caring, thoughtful, and compassionate. She has a great attention to detail while still maintaining an air of humor, and is amazing at keeping things fun and creative. My whole family loves her, and all our family portraits are done by her. Lynna travels to us, and is always ready to try new concepts and locations. We are so grateful and feel so fortunate to have her share her abilities to capture every essence of our personalities and relationships.

Bayou Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mark S.
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I recently had the pleasure of meeting Amanda and having her take some pictures of me. I typically do not like having my picture taken, but she created an environment in which I felt comfortable and relaxed. She has a very pleasant personality and the quality of her photography left me feeling extremely satisfied with the overall experience.

Kavya Iyer Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kaitlyn R.
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Kavya could not have done a better job with our engagement photos! She was prompt to reply and arrange a rather quick appointment with us as we were on a deadline. She was friendly and professional throughout the shoot, providing the right amount of suggestions/tips to get the perfect shots without being overbearing. She is also quite adventurous, climbing down rocks with camera in hand to get to a beach in order to get the perfect shot! I ended up with so many great pictures that she sent within 2 days after the shoot. I would definitely recommended her for all your photography needs.

  • 28 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Vickie L.
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Wayne was great! He met us on a Saturday. Gave us a timeline and finished even before his estimate. We are very happy we had him restore this very old family photograph from the 1920's that was damaged. Definitely recommend!

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica M.
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Karla is a amazing Photographer. My fiance and I booked her for are Engagement photos and the photo's came out wonderful. Very professional and sincerely has your best interest at heart. She absolutely loves photography and it definitely shows in all her photos.

Mateya
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Olivier C.
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Talented photographer with a special eye and an interesting an personal perspective. Mateja had been ready to work hard to make the project work even on early morning hours when the conditions were the one we were looking for and when it was freezing cold... Mateja is focused. She delivers and we can count on her. Looking forward to our next project with her.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Natividad M.
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Monique is everything my fiancé and I looked for to take our engagement photos. Monique was flexible, organized, detail-oreientated and a joy to work with. Monique has a keen eye and the natural ability to create a memory in every environment. We chose the location of a meadow with yellow flowers and the pictures came out magical and unique.

Adam Horwitz Photography
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Danielle P.
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I usually hate getting my picture taken, but Adam makes you feel (and look) like a million bucks. I'm so shy and awkward in photos, but I had fun and even became confident. I have never felt or looked so fierce in a photo! Very empowering and confidence boosting portraiture session.

GoodEye Photography
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Elias M.
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After speaking with a few local photographers, Chris not only had the cleanest/well working website but he also left the best impression over the phone. Very personable and easy to communicate with. He was also able to fit me in the next day (Friday) to do my business portraits. Doing a photo shoot like this was way out of my comfort zone however, Chris made it fun and easy. Not only that but he had the proofs for me to review within a few hours of the end of our session. Not to my surprise the quality of the pictures, lighting and setting were top notch. I will recommend GoodEye Photogrpahy whenever possible and will continue to work with Chris moving forward. 5 stars and nothing less

amy and her camera
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Katrina P.
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What can I say about Amy? Amy was one of the photographers at our vow renewal. But the twist was that it was a complete surprise to me. My husband set the whole thing up behind my back. Usually, brides have time to work with a photographer to tell them what their vision is and what type of pictures they want, with who, and which poses. I on the other hand, did not. And eventho I only met her the day before the ceremony, everything turned out perfect. She was calm and collected and took charge. She took some really great shots of us before, during, and after the ceremony. When my husband and I first eloped five years prior, the one thing I always regretted was that we didn't have any pictures and because of Amy I have ones that I can cherish forever. Amy truly went above and beyond for us and I liked the fact that I could download all my photos for one set price. She was amazing at being able to capture the moment and taking pictures just at the right time. I'm truly thankful for her on our special day.

Montanez Photography
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Remy L.
Verified review

Robert is a very talented photographer and very pleasant to work with. We first hired Robert to photograph our engagement and fell in love with our pictures. Immediately we hired him to photograph our wedding and we couldn't be happier with all the prints and album we received. We have received many complements from our family and friends.

James Besser
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Ellen B.
Verified review

Our engagement photos turned out great! We love them all and had fun taking them! Thanks, James!

PROPIX MEDIA
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Laurie M.
Verified review

Carlos works hard to capture the perfect picture, whether it be a sports action shot or a family portrait - he captures personality, and natural expressions beautifully. He's also open to photographing portraits that have an edgy feel, not just your standard senior portrait - but something that's personal. I use him to photograph family portraits in my magazine - he's very professional, and a hard worker - I believe he's a great addition to my publication.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I am a lifestyle photographer that specializes in Elopements, Engagements, and Couples sessions on the coast of California, primarily in Big Sur. I pride myself on natural, intimate events and showcasing the emotion that transpires throughout the day. Though most elopements and sessions are booked with short notice, I try to get to know my clients as best possible about a week prior to their shoot, so I can be sure to capture their true emotion on the camera.

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