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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 204 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 327 hires on Thumbtack
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Maria V.
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(SPANISH BELOW) I want to highly recommend Nabor for your next photography project. I was contacted by my book editor asking for a head sot for my next novel. I live in Petaluma, CA and after looking at the rates of local photographers I tried this website. I obtained several bids and since I know very little about photography I asked my son for his opinion (he does photography for fun). After looking at the work of the people who sent bids he advised me that Nabor's work was the best "hands down". I negotiated with Nabor and he traveled to Petaluma to take the photos. We met early in the morning and when I got there he was already waiting for me. I was immediately impressed with his professional demeanor and flexibility. We walked around town and he knew exactly where the right background was. I knew then I was working with an artist. The love for his work is apparent in the photos he took. He got it right from the third photo but went on to take 191 photos!!!. The difficult part for me has been having to decide on just one photo. Nabor is definitely the best photographer I have ever worked with. There is something else beautiful about Nabor and that is that his first language is Spanish which is also my first language. It was truly a pleasurable experience to collaborate with someone passionate about his work. His photo will be a blessing to my novel. Thank you Nabor. (IN SPANISH) Quiero recomendar altamente Nabor para su próximo proyecto de fotografía. Mi editor de libros me pidió una fotografía reciente y profesional para mi próxima novela. Yo vivo en Petaluma, California, y después de mirar los precios de fotógrafos locales decidí probar este sitio web. Obtuve una serie de ofertas y puesto que sé muy poco acerca de la fotografía le pregunté a mi hijo su opinión (él hace la fotografía por diversión). Después de ver el trabajo de las personas que enviaron las propuestas mi hijo me aconsejó que el trabajo de Nabor era el mejor "sin comparación". Negocié con Nabor y viajó a Petaluma para tomar las fotos. Nos encontramos temprano en la mañana y cuando llegué ya me estaba esperando. Me impresionó inmediatamente su profesionalismo y su flexibilidad. Caminamos por el pueblo y él eligió el escenario perfecto para las fotos, sin durarlo mucho. Entonces supe que estaba trabajando con un artista. El amor por su trabajo es evidente en las fotos que tomó. Desde la tercera foto ya había cumplido con su encomienda y sobrepasado mi expectativa, pero siguió trabajando hasta tener ¡ 191 fotos !!!. La parte difícil para mí ha sido decidir en una sola foto. Nabor es sin duda el mejor fotógrafo con quien he trabajado. Hay algo todavía más bello de Nabor y es que su primer idioma es el español, que también es mi primera lengua. Fue realmente una experiencia agradable colaborar con alguien apasionado por su trabajo. Su foto será una bendición para mi novela. Gracias Nabor.

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Lawrence Gerald
4.8
from 160 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
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Ryan J.
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Lawrence Gerald provided an excellent service and at a reasonable price. He was timely, professional, and proved to be very skilled at what he does. The photos were amazing and he even threw in a slide show, which was equally great. I would highly recommend Lawrence to anyone looking for a professional photographer for whatever event. No complaints whatsoever.

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Michael Keel Photography
4.9
from 147 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 313 hires on Thumbtack
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Adam L.
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Amazing time with Michael Keel. His quality and work ethic are second to none. Comparable price to most high quality photographers. Professional in all the right sense. We would book him for any other event should we need professional photography done. Legit, thanks Michael.

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Thomas Sparks Photography
4.9
from 128 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 189 hires on Thumbtack
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Zach M.
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Highly recommended! Thomas is a very capable and professional photographer who took great professional pictures of me. I've gotten a ton of compliments on the pictures and am very pleased with how they turned out. He was also very easy to work with, punctual, and a great editor. Bottomline: He knew how to make me look good!

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Jeff Rumans Photography
5.0
from 85 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
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Sally P.
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Jeff is a very creative photographer who comes up with great ideas for photos! He is enjoyable to work with and easily goes with flow even when the unexpected comes up at a wedding. We have beautiful wedding photos and videos and we loved working with him! Thank You Jeff!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
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Joe M.
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Diane always responded quickly, to my questions. She came onsite and was very thorough. Her work was superior to other drone vendors we have used in the past. The stills arrived in 1 day, and the edited video took less than 3 days.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
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Ruchi K.
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Tri is a very friendly and professional photographer. I definitely got a few good headshots and we had a nice couples shot as well. My boyfriend's headshots did not turn out quite as well for him, and I may need to take them on my own. I think Tru was very nice, but we could have benefited from more direction during headshots.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
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Eric S.
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I've hired Danial Blue for my architecture photography. having one of the best photographers in the industry, is such a pleasure knowing that I'll receive professional and prompt service! Highly recommended

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Andrea Rowe Photography
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
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Quinn B.
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Ahhhh, I absolutely love our photos! Andrea photographed our daughter's first birthday party. She was an absolute pro, on time, low maintenance, sleuth-y. :) The images are amazing and she gave us soooo many. (So often photographers only give 10-20 as part of the rate, but Andrea shared over 200 with us.) She was lovely, talented, and responsible. I would hire her again and so should you!

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J Fairbanks Photography
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
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Jennica S.
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Jennifer was the best photographer and witness my husband and I could have wished for. My husband and I got eloped at the San Francisco City Hall in February 2017. Jen was our photographer and sole witness. She was very helpful in guiding us around the city hall and she took the most beautiful and sincere pictures! My husband and I aren't very "romantic" or extroverted, so we were worried that we'd be put in cheesy awkward poses for our wedding pictures. But that wasn't the case at all! Jen was able to pick up on our personalities very quickly and she was able to feature the real us through her camera lens. Her experience, professionalism, and down to earth personality relaxed our wedding jitters and made us completely at ease. She was the perfect complement to our wedding day. I highly recommend Jen for any event :)

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North Point Photography
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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Arshiya K.
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Eric and Claire were a delight to have as our photographers. Each time we spoke with Eric, he came prepared with ideas on locations. Before the actual day, he scouted out additional locations. We liked his work which is why we picked him. But, our wedding was on Saturday and we've already seen some samples, and we love, love what we've seen so far. Eric is professional, accommodating and his passion for his work is apparent. Even our guests enjoyed his presence at the wedding. We couldn't be happier with our experience of working with him.

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Fun Frame Photo Booth
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
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Kim H.
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Fun Frame Photo Booth were simply wonderful!! They created just want we wanted and everyone enjoyed the photographers very much.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
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Lillian V.
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Stephanie is awesome and such an easy photographer to work with. My husband and I were coming from out of state and she made it such a smooth process from beginning to end. She was very prompt and professional. We were so amazed at how fast we received our edited photos. She definitely did an amazing job capturing our special day. I look at my photos and it still makes me tear. Thank you so much Stephanie!

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ISDesigns Studio
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
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Bob I.
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I had to do a short congratulatory video for a friend who is collecting a major award at the Cannes Festival. I come from the ad industry so I'm used to working with filmmakers, photographers etc; I found Ilja to be totally professional, easy to work with (even when I switched the brief) and affordable. He also has a good eye for lighting and performance. Would I use him again? Absolutely.

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James Garrahan Photography
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Joan I.
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James is a highly skilled professional photographer. I needed a head shot for my web page. I am very camera shy and had little confidence of getting a photo that would represent me on line. I was thoroughly amazed that he was able to get multiple good shots of me, to the point that I actually had to spend time choosing which one I liked best. I recommend James Garrahan Photography without reservation.

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Usman Baporia Photography
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
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Erika R.
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Usman took care of our needs and was attentive to our vision. Great photographer to work with.....

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  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
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Miranti O.
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I've hired many photographers in the past for various events such as wedding, corporate parties and other events and William J Simpson trumps all of them by far! I knew I would enjoy his artistic take on photography and I love his eye for great moments and angles. Who knew it would take a first birthday party to finally find the right photographer! :) He was very punctual, responded quickly to my emails, and such a joy to work with during the event. Professional and personal at the same time. You won't regret hiring him for your next project or event. I know I'll be coming back to him for future events!

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  • 9 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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Bryan H.
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Tri has been a really great partner on a number of projects. He is thorough, detail oriented, flexible, and really easy to work with. He is a skilled photographer and able to really hone in on the mood that you are trying to evoke. Beyond photography Tri has also started managing our social media accounts which are growing exponentially since he's taken them over. I would highly recommend him.

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Steven Pham Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Jacqueline W.
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I asked Steven to take my Graduation Photos this past May (2017). I was attracted to his dramatic style and was even more impressed with the final photos. Steven's professionalism shone through and made working with him a breeze. He works hard to make sure customers like the photos they are getting -- he asked about what kind of poses I was comfortable with, discussed what colors/style I was looking for, and continuously shared the photos he took throughout the shoot for feedback. He was very accommodating to my numerous requests (which included asking for photos at extra angles, re-taking photos to fix even the most minute details) and was patient in trying new poses and ideas. His attention to detail helped elevate the quality of the final product. This was exemplified during the shoot, through his simple suggestions on how to fix poses, as well as after, when the final photos demonstrated his strong eye for color. Furthermore, having worked with multiple photographers in the past, I have come to realize that being comfortable with the photographer is extremely important for truly natural, candid photos. Steven is both friendly and funny; I didn't feel awkward in front of the camera or too "pose-y." I believe the example photos I attached below show how much fun I had shooting with him! +++, 10/10, would recommend!! I look forward to working with Steven again in the future :)

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Matthew DePauw Photography
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Michael P.
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Matt has done many photograhic jobs for my wife and over the years. Everything from vacation photos, too graduation photos. They have always been fantastic! He has such a great eye to catch his subject in the most wonderful ways whether the perfect light or perfect location. I would and have recommeded him to anyone that is looking for a photographer. We could not be more happy!! Matt is the BEST!

Andre Soto Photography
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Amrinderpal S.
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Andre is a great photographer and very easy to work with. The pictures came out great! Highly recommended.

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