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Monterey Event Photographers

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  • 11 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
Alba R.
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Doug and Melinda went above and beyond for my wedding. It rained on my wedding day but that didn't stop our photographers from taking beautiful rain shots, it actually added to the magic! We originally wanted photos at the Palace of Fine Arts but that wouldn't have worked out with the rain, so we came up with a plan B after the wedding ceremony and Doug was flexible with the sudden change. Later that day, my mother and my aunt could not figure out how to pin my bustle, Melinda stepped in like a pro and saved the day! Not only are they great photographers but they really helped us keep the flow of the wedding. We saw a preview of our wedding photo gallery and it was beautiful, we cannot wait to see all of the photos and create our album. We especially loved the candid shots during the wedding ceremony as well as the rain shots.

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sanjay K.
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Allan is of the best photographers I have ever worked with. His punctuality, friendly demeanor, faithfulness, and passion for capturing memories that will last a lifetime are his best qualities in business. He has all the right equipment, talent, and skill, and comes at a great price! I used him for my graduation photos and now use one of his photos for my linked in profile picture. He's an awesome guy and I'm really glad I hired him!

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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 61 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.

The Legacy
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle K.
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They were AWESOME! They brought on a third photographer to help when they realized the size of the wedding events. They made suggestions where they knew better with their expertise and it worked out better than perfect - I.e. when the best time to take family photos. They were on time and ready to go with very creative pictures. I haven’t received my photos or video yet (it’s onky been 1 month today) but I have no doubt they will blow me away. THANK YOU!!!

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  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Samantha C.
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5 stars on everything! Michael was incredibly responsive and stayed in wonderful contact before, during and after our event. He was professional and enthusiastic. He shot so many photos of our event and the return time on the project was super quick. His photos were extremely high quality and we hope to have him back for more shoots!

Lorinda K. Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica J.
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Lorinda has photographed my family's holidays portraits for 7years. Not only is she amazing at her craft, but is a wonderful person who always makes you feel beautiful and comfortable. I highly recommend Lorinda as a photographer for all your events.

In This Moment
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Tessa O.
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I had In This Moment cater my daughters first communion. Kristine was great in preparing a menu that worked within my budget. She was very responsive on days leading up to the event, and the food arrived on time too. The best part of the meal was the Lasagna!

Susan J Weiand Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Steve C.
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Susan was the best photographer we could have wished for. She was unobtrusive, professional, yet got every shot that we would have wanted while putting our wedding party and guests at ease with her smile and charm. I have had the opportunity to observe several wedding photographers in my life. NONE were as easy to work with and knew instinctively, what made a great wedding photo set. She perfectly preserved our wedding day for our friends and family. Thank You. ! Steve & Elaine Cobb

Drew Zavala Photography
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Susie P.
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One of the best photographers! Very pleased customer.

  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Fabian S.
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Karla was very professional, friendly, and very easy to work with. Always with a smile and very patient. She is a very natural photographer. The pictures came out really nice too

Choice Photo Booth
4.4
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Susana H.
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Manny did a great job for my 50th birthday party!! He was on time. He got things set up fast. Everybody really had fun in the photo booth. It really added to the party. I am glad I decided to go with Manny and would use him again. Was very satisfied!

Kavya Iyer Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Diane W.
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It was an absolutely wonderful experience working with Kavya. She was very professional and gave great advice during the photo shoot. Only a few days after the event, not only she sent me more pictures than we agreed, but also she added her professional touch to all of them without any extra charge! This was the first time I used Thumbtack and as I am not very tech savvy, I had a hard time to respond to her messages. Kavya patiently walked me through every step including how to submit payment. All the pictures turned out great too.

Bayou Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Julie L.
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Amanda was amazing! She photographed our small wedding in Carmel Valley this past Halloween. Before our event, I sat down with her and we discussed which types of shots I'd like her to capture: getting ready, walking down the aisle with my dad, the first kiss, family photos, dancing, photos around the gorgeous property, eating and celebrating with family. She took the time to edit each photo, individually, making each one the best they could be. I appreciate the time she took to make us feel comfortable, and when she took direction, as we are not models and didn't necessarily know how to stand/act. The moments she captured were perfect and we will cherish them forever. Thanks again Amanda!

Lynna Nguyen Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
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Lynna is completely amazing and we definitely plan to use her services for our next family photo shoot. We planned for another location, but due to rain we had a make a quick plan B the night before. She was so flexible in making sure we would have the correct venue for the shots, especially since I only wanted outdoor shots. We opted for Stanford's campus since they have large overhangs to protect us from the rain and with the natural light and architecture, it was perfect. She gave us good direction, which can be hard with a photo shoot of 3 sets of family- grandparents, two sons with their wives and 3 toddlers! She handled all the personalities seamlessly and made everyone feel comfortable and heard. We did many traditional family shots, but my favorites were the candid shots. She was able to capture the candid, pure smiles, and laughs of my daughters; to me, that is priceless and the main reason for hiring a photographer instead of the big box photo studio type pictures. She took many shots so we had dozens to choose from, it actually made it tough to narrow down what we would put on our Christmas cards and blow up for wall decorations! Lynna is the best at capturing life! Thank you, Lynna!

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MB Photography
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jessica A.
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Ms. Basco made extra time to meet with us prior to the event to ask questions and hear preferences for the shoot. During the event, she subtly moved through the crowd and captured a lot of great candid shots. For posed photos, she showed excellent patience with a LOT of people, and took it in stride when guests asked her to take pictures with their phones (even though they definitely should not have bothered her with that when there were 70 people standing around). We were pleased with her eagerness to please her clients. Her photos are lovely.

Arjun Mathur
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Manav S.
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Arjun is an amazing and professional photographer. He provides great information for how to pose for photos and the quality is incredible. Would definitely recommend 10/10

Santa Cruz Creations
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Julie A.
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Leslie made my life easier knowing she was taking care of the fantastic photos for me during our family event. She took fun and interactive photos and videos (I asked Leslie to do a video as I wanted a short clip too ~ that was simply the best!) I appreciate all she does and did! Our friends and family had great comments on her during the party and the photos she captured really shined through! Thank YOU!

MW Cinema
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kiana C.
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I did my first shoot with Morgan and she helped me to feel open and comfortable enough to get a lot of really good photos. Since then, she's been my favorite photographer to work with. She's constantly thinking up outside-of-the-box ideas that make even the more simple shoots into something really interesting. She has a truly inventive style and will deliver what you ask and then some. 10/10 would recommend her.

Jim Thrall Photographer
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Rob R.
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Jim Thrall is the epitome of professionalism, he has a passion for photography and it shows in his work. Jim is easy to work with. I highly recommend Jim Thrall for your photo needs.

SPCTRL Images
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sam S.
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Em and her crew photographed our baby shower party. They were very pleasant to work with. On top of that the quality, flexibility and turnaround time were all amazing. Highly recommend them.

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I have been doing photography for 30 years, working in a fashion magazine for 10 years and doing a shoot for many resort hotels and residences for 20 years. I will make a beautiful image for you.

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