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  • 20 years in business
  • 725 hires on Thumbtack
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Lisa B.
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I would highly recommend DeNoise Studio for your photographic needs. Very professional and great pictures! The pictures were back to me before I ever left California!!

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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 211 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 334 hires on Thumbtack
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Justin P.
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Very pleased with the professionalism of (Nabor) Godoy Shots Photography Studio. Nabor was efficient with our studio session, and most importantly provided me exactly what I wanted. The photographs from our session were well represented by his online portfolio. I highly recommend Godoy Shots Photography Studio, and will most certainly use him again.

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Michael Keel Photography
4.9
from 150 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 314 hires on Thumbtack
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Geneva R.
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Michael was the calm on a crazy fabulous day. He works fast and only pulled us away from dinner for around a ten minute shoot, letting us get back to the important stuff. Multiple people have asked us who our photographer was as the pictures are fantastic. He's definitely worth hiring. As a person he is someone to trust and someone you can treat more as a friend than a hired vendor. Michael is a wonderful person who we were happy to work with and have at our wedding. =) Good times.

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Sparks Photography
4.9
from 135 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 191 hires on Thumbtack
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Roderik H.
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I am so glad to have Thomas as my photographer for my graduation photo. He is so incredibly professional at what he does and he is a very friendly individual. He took all the shots with precisions and perfection. I highly recommend Thomas to be your photographer for your upcoming events. Five stars all the way.

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Sheila O'Keefe Photography
4.9
from 112 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 220 hires on Thumbtack
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Ana E.
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Sheila is not only a talented photographer but also very professional. She is very communicative and was a pleasure to work with. She was a joy to have around during the wedding day and was honestly a "fly on the wall" unlike other wedding photographers who are too "in it". The pictures she takes are beautiful and extremely well priced. I would not hesitate to work with her again. I actually look forward to it.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
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Tessa V.
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Tri Nguyen was an excellent photographers. He was very flexible scheduling, and was quite quick when shooting. The process was painless and even enjoyable. Can't wait to see the edited photos!

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Patrick T. Power Photography
5.0
from 69 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
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Shelley J.
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I highly recommend Patrick Power! I needed a professional portrait for a legal job application, and I hadn't had one taken in over 20 years. I wanted it to be professional, but also unique. I wasn't sure how to find a photographer, so I just put out a bid on thumbtack. Patrick responded very quickly and with a very reasonable price. I had resigned myself to just getting a studio portrait with a neutral background, but Patrick had the idea of meeting at City Hall to take the photo. I was very nervous and self-conscious about the process. I don't like having my picture taken and I am not very photogenic. It helped that City Hall was full of other photographers taking pictures of brides, grooms, and other people like me, so I didn't really stand out. I had a problem and ended up being pretty late to our meeting, but Patrick was very nice about it. I was sweating like crazy in my suit, but he did a good job of putting me at ease and letting me rest and cool down for a little bit white while he staked out spots to take the photo. He talked with me casually about what I was looking for in the photo, but we also made small talk about our lives and work, so that soon I felt very comfortable with him. As a result, I looked very natural in the photo. Patrick took a lot of shots, and several of them were quite good. I needed the work done on very short notice, including a print. I made the bid on a Sunday, we did the photo shoot on Monday, and I had the print by Tuesday morning. I love the photo, and my family and friends do too. Everyone agreed that not just my appearance, but also my personality comes through in the photo. I will definitely call Patrick again if I need another photo taken in the future!

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Andrea Rowe Photography
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christina M.
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Andrea did an incredible job photographing my 3-day business seminar called PleasureCEO Live! She worked well within the setting, and managed to capture some precious moments that I can now use well in my marketing materials. I myself am a professional portrait photographer so my standards are quite high, and I highly recommend Andrea for your events!

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North Point Photography
5.0
from 60 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
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Ram A.
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Eric did a fantastic job capturing my portrait photos around San Francisco area. Right from corresponding with me for choosing the best locations to building a strong theme for my shoot, Eric was very patient and paid close attention to detail. I highly recommend scheduling any of your photoshoots with him because he is willing to go above and beyond to offer you the best output. His knowledge of SF is reflected in his ability to identify ideal locations for different occasions. I can vouch that you'll be more than satisfied by his excellent work.

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Cheshiredave Creative
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
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Tasha H.
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Im soooo happy I finally got to shoot with this guy! For all you models & non-models looking to do a sexy boudoir, follow/hit up Cheshire! I have to say, he’s one of the best boudoir photographers I’ve ever had. Not only is his studio simply gorg, but he also makes you feel comfortable & incredibly beautiful. Meeting you with champagne, grapes/cheese/crackers while you’re getting ready makes you feel like you’re the only special one during your shoot. I felt like a million bucks shooting in front of him. By being so taken care of, your photos will definitely reflect that and turn out AMAZING! Even my unedited photos were simply beautiful! Whether you’re doing a boudoir for yourself or for your loved one, reach out to @oaktownboudoir for your bookings!

Jonathon & Anna Photography
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel Z.
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Jon and Anna are by far the best photographers I have a very encountered. They are extremely professional and have such amazing talents with photo editing and capturing the best moments. I could not of asked for better photographers for my engagement photos and wedding. I highly recommend them to anyone and everyone!

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Steve Fogel Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
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Eddie A.
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Very pleased with Steve's services for my business portrait photos. Excellent profession work. Very detailed and efficient. I have received many complements on the finished product. No hesitation in highly recommending Steve for your photography needs!

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ISDesigns Studio
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
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Rajeev V.
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William was amazing! He was awesome at communicating with me before our family event. At our event he made everyone feel very comfortable as he shot both portraits and candid photos. The photos are amazing - I highly recommend him.

  • 8 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Adam K.
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Tri was exceptionally easy to work with, talented, and generous with his time, both in shooting and in retouching. I was looking for a mix of headshots/portraits: something professional, something fun, something that would display youthful charm and something that would display maturity without being stiff. I got exactly what I was looking for, and Tri even encouraged my dad to join in and took some great father/son shots. I am doing a variety of media appearances and speaking engagements, and I feel like I have enough of a variety to choose a portrait that would work for any different kind of engagement, as well as for my social media accounts. I would highly recommend Tri to anyone looking for an incredible portrait from a photographer that will really take the time to get to know you and deliver photos that capture your personality and essence.

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Alex Vakulin Photography
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lana Z.
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Alex IS AMAZING!!! Talented, patient, soft spoken, flexible and super creative. We are not much of a photogenic people on the first place, and my husband doesn't really like to take pictures. But our photos turned out better than we hoped every single time! And we are so happy that we've created wonderful memories to look back at thanks to Alex. From lovebirds photo shoot to maternity, to baby pictures and family portraits, Alex was able to capture incredible moments and details. And he is so good with capturing kids! Those moments of sweet smiles and silly giggles that you can almost hear through the picture are priceless. We had wonderful time every time we took pictures, I don't think there was a single photo we didn't love. I can't say enough of how happy we are to have Alex as our photographer. Now with another baby coming up in super exited and can't wait to create more memories. I would highly recommend Alex! You will not be disappointed!

Kept In Time Photography
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
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Planning a wedding is stressful enough, but not knowing what the results are from the vendors you choose can bring the plans to a standstill. That's where I was before finding Jenn on thumbtack. When she replied to my photography request it was not the estimate that made up my mind; it was the fact that she answered my call! After the first two minutes speaking with her, I knew I found my photographer. Jenn was very upfront with what I could expect from her for the price she was offering. There was nothing that she didn't cover in terms of her contract, the deposit, and the final product. I liked Jenn from the very first moment I spoke with her. Every step of the way she worked with me either by telephone or email. I was fortunate enough that our schedules allowed for a site visit where we had the opportunity to meet in person prior to the big day. Jenn brought her camera and took some "test" shots that she posted on her blog. All I can say is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! Now I was excited for the wedding day! September 3rd finally arrived and I am still bragging to anyone willing to listen about my awesome photographers. Jenn and Shannon were truly a dream to work with. They are super relaxed and not worried about the "perfect picture" but photographing the perfect moment. Jenn and Shannon let my hubby and I call all the shots as far as who and where. Our families were a bit difficult to gather at times, and I worried this could irritate the photographers; not Jenn and Shannon! They made sure that we did not miss our sunset photos and always asked our thoughts on their creative visions. Every once in awhile, Jenn would give me a sneak peek at an amazing shot she just captured! I loved that about her. Anyone thinking of hiring Kept in Time Photography by Jenn & Shannon Mormon will not be disappointed. Their photos are stunning and they are two of the nicest people to work with. I am more than satisfied with the entire experience and will be using them for all future photography needs. Highly recommended by a very happy Bride!!

Ananda Rochita Photography
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Dima Z.
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I had the pleasure to have Ananda taking our engagement and wedding pictures.. She is so pleasant to deal with. She is talented and has a good eye. it rained on my wedding day and we had to move everything indoors and it was a bit hectic like any other wedding. So because the photos were all taken indoors ,they were not as crisp and sharp as I wanted them to be ,so Ananda ,being the nice pleasant person that she is offered to take our portrait pictures later on for no extra charge. She is personal,nice,very understanding,and above all very talented.. and it was a pleasure working with her. I would highly recommend her for any event !

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Larry Zhou Studios
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Branden H.
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Larry is a fantastic technical photographer! His work speaks for itself. He's a great conversationalist - funny guy all around - really brings out the natural smile in you for the shots. He had great suggestions throughout the shoot and he is always looking for ways to improve the shot. His prices are exceptional compared to the level of quality he brings to the job. An absolute professional!

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Ivan Duran Photography
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tasia P.
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Ivan was great! In a one hour session I learned so much about lighting and portrait photography. Excited to continue working with him!

Ann Bassette Productions
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Gowri S.
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This was the first time my husband and I did a professional portrait photography together. Ann made us feel so comfortable before the camera. She is very friendly and did an excellent job. Would highly recommend her for any occasion photography and would love to get back with her again.

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