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Browse these outdoor portrait photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Oakland.

  • 20 years in business
  • 688 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen K.
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Albert is a wonderful photographer. I love the pictures he took of our concert last night. He captured the mood beautifully. I will definitely use him again.

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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 199 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
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Justin T.
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Great experience from scheduling through receiving the photos. I could not be happier with the quality of the results. In fact, someone endorsed me for "portrait photography" on LinkedIn - how is that for an endorsement?

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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 142 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 228 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Donna D.
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Brian and I worked together to create a portrait image for a tattoo magazine cover. There are many great shots and we had a fun time. I plan to hire Brian in the future as the need arises. He exceeded my expectations.

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  • 20 years in business
  • 255 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Faye P.
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I was looking for an affordable, no frills, family photographer-- I received 10 bids thru thumbtack, and Lawrence's bid was LESS than 1/3 the cost of the others-- PLUS he gave us the DVD with all the prints (most photographers will only allow you to order prints thru them). He scouted out a location, met us the day after Christmas, and had our photos ready on DVD the very next day. I highly recommend him for anyone looking for high quality, basic family photos.

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Michael Keel Photography
4.9
from 145 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 311 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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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  • 15 years in business
  • 232 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Baljit K.
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It was a pleasure working with Kuks on this photo shoot, he is very personable and patient. Took the time to get to know me a bit before beginning which is pretty important for portrait photography. The pics turned out great, everyone loved them!

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Thomas Sparks Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 183 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 108 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 212 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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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Jeff Rumans Photography
5.0
from 84 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
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Bob O.
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I hired Jeff to photographed our 50th wedding anniversary celebration of 63 people. He discussed the event several times in advance. He arrived 30 minutes before the posed fmaily pictures were takes to set identify scenic background at winery in Napa and set up proper lighting for the scene which was heavely backlit. He took posed pictures of 11 family members in various groupings, informal pictures at reception and during dinner and at Renewal of Weddding Vow ceremony. Picture were very good- sharp and good lighting. He composed 3 different albums for members of the family and was very quick in re-arranging the order of the pictures and making requested edit. . He was very professional to work with and guests enjoyed having him take their picture. He was very prompt ( within 3 days) in posting on his website a gallery of about 100 pictures of the event, which guests can review , download and order prints. He completed composing 3 different albums in 10 days. I was very pleased and recommend Jeff for event photography.

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Dan Stroud Photography
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 142 hires on Thumbtack
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Jenny H.
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Dan was amazing to work with and an incredibly talented photographer. 10/10 would work with him again.

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 66 reviews
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
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Lisa Y.
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Adam and Hanna are the best photographers we ever had! They did an outstanding job during our wedding! They were there taking all the pictures we wanted but they never got in the way. They are a wonderful married couple and so friendly and easy to work with and very professional at the same time. The quality of their photographs is of the highest order! We are so happy we chose them. We give Adam and Hanna our highest recommendation for your wedding or for any major event you have.

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J Fairbanks Photography
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
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Nancy M.
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I was in need of an updated portrait photo for use in my marketing materials. I scheduled a session with Jennifer and I'm so thrilled with the photos she took. She just has that gift of capturing you at your best. She provided me with my photos very quickly. I will definitely contact her for my future photography needs.

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Andrea Rowe Photography
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 124 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
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 80 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 54 reviews
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
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Sherene C.
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Fashion photography. Cheshire photographed my styling event at the Trina Turk boutique with the Burlingame Mother's club. He did an amazing job of capturing the clothing and models in a their best light. The group shots of the ladies having fun were the best. The mother's club is going to be so happy to have them. Cheshire was professional, fun to work with, and did a great job. I am looking forward to working with him again for fashion photography projects!

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framed.world
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Oona K.
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Framed world are imaginative photographers who capture the ambiance of an event with interesting photography; I highly recommend them.

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  • 52 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.

SF Imagery-Portraits
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Tony T.
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Rick took my family portrait ( 20 people include 7 kids which are under 10) and did a very good job. He was very patient with kids and took all the time to get very good pictures. Anteneh

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Alex Vakulin Photography
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

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Fifi Fresh Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Elina F.
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Julie is an outstanding portrait photographer, I felt very comfortable with her during my photo shoot. She has a great eye for details, photo shoot locations and knows all the technicalities. She was also available to answer my questions prior to the shoot and accommodate my wishes. I was very satisfied with my headshots.

Nico Garibay Photography
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Renee M.
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It was pleasant to work with Photographer Nico Garibay. He listened carefully to produce photos that captured the spirit I wanted to show in my outdoor portraits.

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