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Island Style Images
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cathy L.
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Joanne is one of the most creative photographers we have ever met. She was very professional and she was such a pleasure to work with. We were totally comfortable during the session and she was very punctual. She had a state of the art camera and the finished photos were spectacular; so gorgeous. We would highly recommend Joanne to anyone looking for a photographer for a high end photo shoot.. Joanne, thank-you for a great day; you are amazing! Cathy and Jessica Thank-you Joanne you are wonderful.

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1Man1Woman Designs
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
JO R.
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From my first inquiry about the project to delivering our finished photos, I found Jessica to be a true first-class professional. Even my skeptical husband (who didn't think we needed professional photographers for a family shoot) was blown away with the photos and my entire family of 5 truly feel that we hit the "photographer jackpot" when we found Jessica and Bobby. Thank you for listening to our needs and for making us feel very comfortable during the shoots at Sunset Cliffs. My children loved the time you both spent with them and how you added some special creative magic to make some playful pictures for us. We really appreciate how you were also so responsive after the shoot, and for delivering our photos within a 3 day turnaround. We are definitely enjoying digitally viewing our family and individual photos now, but the hard part is selecting which photos of the many we all love to be "printed or framed." Bottom line, we are confident Jessica and Bobby will also exceed your expectations like they did ours. Your overall experience will be nothing short of remarkable.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Darren B.
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I highly recommend Heather as a photographer. She was very accommodating and handled some tough lighting conditions without hesitation. She went out of her way to make sure that I was happy with both the images that she took, but also with the entire logistical process. She arrived to our event well repaired and skilled with your equipment. I'm very happy with Heather and her services.

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hind A.
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Super sweet flexible photographer Worth it !

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Paloart
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michal D.
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Palo and Alex were our wedding videographers and put together an amazing edit! It was super easy working with them leading up to our big day and the day-of. They're fun people and got along well with our photographers and other vendors. We received our deliverables ( + raw footage) within reasonable amount of times. HIGHLY recommend them for any wedding. Your wedding day really is a blur, and we were more than happy with our decision to go with Palo to capture all the feels of the day/night.

  • 4 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Devon D.
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Olga was amazing she captured everything I wanted in my wedding and she was so professional and sweet at the same time ! THANK YOU

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Aiya Photography
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrea C.
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Outstanding photographer, amazing hair and makeup services, incredible pictures, extremely reasonable cost. What's not to love? This was a fantastic experience and I'm recommending Aiya Photography to all my colleagues and friends.

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Laura Carrasco Photography
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Guadalupe L.
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Laura was my wedding photographer last year and she did an amazing job! She was friendly, professional and paid attention to every all the details. She gave us a beautiful book with all the images from our wedding! We had a great experience; I highly recommend her! Lupita L

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 24 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!!!!

Meg Marie Photography
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel C.
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Megan was a pleasure to work with! I've worked with several photographers before and one thing that seems to be the difference between the good and the bad are their ability to direct the subject. Megan gave great feedback the entire shoot and together we were able to come out with some excellent headshots and photos to use for my business! Highly recommended!

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Lucas Barbieri Photo
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Great job! Lucas is very good photographer. Will get him again next time👍 Sharon

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Heather Lee Photographs
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
K. H.
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Heather was wonderful as our photographer for our engagement photos and for our wedding! Would definitely recommend her!

Robert Dennis Photography
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Tasha R.
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Robert was early and did a fantastic job of capturing so many moments. He also was very patient with my mother and I as we requested several group photos throughout the evening. I would definitely reccomend him and use him again should we have a need for a photographer.

Patrick Sanford Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Franz S.
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As a business owner it is imperative that I contact and utilize the services of other professionals to help me with the areas that I lack in. I got on Thumbtack last week for the first time and contacted photographer Patrick Sanford. Patrick was able to see me within two days of our initial conversation and I was very pleased with his quick response and ability to squeeze me into his schedule. I have a personal training studio and was in need of some high quality fitness photos. WOW. I was blown away by the quality and look of the photos and the editing job was done in less than 24 hours. He met me and gave a thumb drive with over 200 edited professional images. I am very grateful for his expertise and willingness to meet my needs as promptly as he did. I highly recommend Patrick as a photographer. Professional, great eye and super cool. I will be doing more work with him in the future!

Puneet S Ghai Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Ken C.
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Puneet was amazing to work with. Gave fantastic guidance and suggestions while keeping the atmosphere light and fun, allowing us to relax and enjoy ourselves while he captured beautiful moments. The pictures came out great. I would highly recommend him for a couples or family photo shoot. Great with dogs too!

Deborah McDevitt Photography
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Miguel R.
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Debbie not only has a strong work ethic to get every photograph just perfect for her clients, but she takes a personal and professional pride in her work. Her attention to detail, professional technique, the coaching of subject to get the best photos which highlight the best features come together to produce professional artwork that usually is substantially more expensive. I would recommend to every person thinking of hiring a photographer, you owe it to yourself to look over her work, meet her and compare. She is, hands down, the best game in town for your hard earned dollar.

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Jimmy Wu Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sunny E.
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Jimmy was a very easygoing and flexible photographer. He was very patient as he photographed our large extended family of 15 (including my wily 3 year old son!). We went over in our allotted time and he graciously didn't charge us more for that. Need I say that he was a great value. We got our pictures, edited, back so quickly too, which made it nice because we needed some of the pictures for our holiday cards. He responded to emails very quickly. It should be noted that we were a very rambunctious, 'Type A' sort of group and we provided a lot of the ideas of how we would be composed in each picture. We might have benefitted from more direct guidance from Jimmy on how to be arranged, what angles would look best on us, and getting both kids and adults to look into the camera, but he was probably just going with the flow. A small comment, because we think he would provide that guidance if we were to ask for it. We would definitely utilize his services again! Thanks Jimmy!

Darryn St John Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Albert R.
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We booked the Photo Booth for a couples brunch it was the hit of the day. We will definitely book again for other occasions to thumbs up 👍🏾

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Eric Scire
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bita H.
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Eric was hired to shoot a building project in San Diego and he was very easy to work with remotely. He was very responsive and flexible and delivered the photos earlier than expected. We would absolutely hire him again for any San Diego photography needs.

CBui Photos
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mackenzie W.
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Chris is one of the most professional photographers. Very personable and experienced. I needed my engagement photos urgently and he was very quick with sending me photos when I needed them. Will definitely book a session with Chris again.

Rick Ward Images
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Eirene M.
    Verified review

    Rick took some amazing photos of my work that helped me build my online business. The truly beautiful photos were way beyond what I could do with the camera on my phone (which is what I was using before.) My small business has picked up dramatically since posting the photos he took. What a difference professional photographs are to online traffic. Rick is a professional, quality photographer with a great eye for detail. I plan to enlist him again to continue photographing my future projects.

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