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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 202 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 324 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Yasmin P.
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I very thanks full to Nabor and Laura for been my wedding photographers. They're a excellent team, and they were able too reach and to capture our most intimate moments. I highly recommend! Thanks guys!!! "

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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 143 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Christopher B.
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Brian shot our baby shower and did a wonderful job. We hosted the event in the back room of a restaurant which ended up being pretty tight but Brian managed to navigate the space and capture some really wonderful candid photos of our guests. He also took photos of my wife, dog and me at our home which we were also pleased with. I have used much more expensive photographers in the past and I would say that Brian's work stacked up well against any of them.

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Lawrence Gerald
4.7
from 157 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 261 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Noah F.
Verified review

Clearlight Video & Photography captured the best of my wedding. Lawrence is professional, kind, outgoing, curious, thoughtful, and takes the initiative to get the perfect shot. He calmly and tactfully directed our guests into the frame to get all the compositions we asked for (and more). Lawrence has a natural ability to capture real emotion and personality from strangers, such that many of our best photos are his candids. Moreover, all of our guests complimented us on his professionalism, friendliness, and ability to get people in the shot to compose good images. Lawrence was easy to work with throughout the process. We negotiated a price easily, even though my situation was fairly unique. Lawrence also allowed me access to his RAW files, something many photographers refuse to do. When I was unable to transfer the files to my computer after the event, Lawrence made additional arrangements to ensure I received them. Lawrence even continued to work on some of my images after the event had completed and he had been paid in full, sending me his alterations gratis. In sum, I speak for all of my guests in saying we were incredibly impressed with Lawrence's work. Measured by quality, I can see the services of Clearlight Video & Photography easily costing in excess of $2,000, especially in the Bay Area. I consider Lawrence's photography services to be the best bargain of my wedding, and give him my highest recommendation.

Sybex Booths
4.3
from 141 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 365 hires on Thumbtack
Zhoey Z.
Verified review

Great value for the price! Highly recommended if you want someone who knows what they are doing. We reviewed many different photographers and Sybex Studio really stood out from the rest. We were able to seal the deal with the awesome pricing. Thank you again Ruben for being very helpful.

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Sheila O'Keefe Photography
4.9
from 110 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 217 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Deepika G.
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She is really awesome... We had our maternity session now and She made d shoot very friendly and we Ve got many beautiful shots... She made our experience a memorable one... Can't wait to ve our new born session... She s very adjustable with timing... Very reasonable as compared to other photographers... Would definitely use her again and recommend her...

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Jeff Rumans Photography
5.0
from 85 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer W.
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Jeff was smart, prepared, and professional. I selected him over other photographers because my impression was that he approached a job with the customer's needs at heart, and his work at our event certainly bore that out. He communicated well, was unobtrusive and helpful, and oh by the way he took some wonderful pictures of people engaged and working together at our event. You will enjoy working with Jeff, I promise.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Deborah W.
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Stavan did a great job photographing of our wedding! His pictures were lovely, and plentiful, and he did a great job of getting the right shots without getting in the way (like some photographers). Very highly recommended!

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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.

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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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J Fairbanks Photography
4.8
from 66 reviews
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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 54 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nicole F.
Verified review

Eric and his lighting assistant, Claire, did an AMAZING job at my recent wedding on February 17, 2018 at the Elks Lodge in South San Francisco! I HIGHLY recommend them to anyone in search of a local photographer. Amidst wedding planning and looking at expenses, my now husband and I, finally decided that we should have a photographer after all. We were nervous about prices, and after contacting many other photographers, we felt that it might be out of our desired budget. I came across Thumbtack on Facebook, and requested photography services. Eric contacted me within minutes, and quickly followed up via email and later phone. He was super easy to work with, creative, and really had a great vision for what we wanted captured on our special day. He also offered an incredibly reasonable price for all that he offers. He helped put our minds at ease, and assisted us with coming up with a tentative schedule that ended up working effortlessly. He is very great at giving direction when taking photos, and makes everyone feel comfortable. He is also great at working with other vendors, as he worked very well with our DJ to coordinate our evening's events. I couldn't be happier with the "Quick Peek" that he sent me a few days later, and am incredibly excited to see the rest! The photos are beautiful! Thank you so much, Eric and Claire for providing us with such wonderful memories! http://www.npointphoto.com/Clients/Current-Clients/Nicole-and-Rene-Wedding-Quick-Peek/

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Steve Fogel Photography
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Steve E.
Verified review

Great service and photographer!

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Sean Rossiter
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Phillip K.
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Sean was an excellent photographer. He was quick, courteous and amazing. He was able to come down to my office, and take an amazingly professional portrait photo with little notice, and had it edited even quicker. His photos were amazing and he was a pleasure to work with.

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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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UP Logic Media
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lauren M.
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My client needed an on-site photographer/videographer that was based in the Sacramento area, and Donald from Up Logic Media was the perfect fit for what we needed. Finding a professional you can trust to get the job done can be a nerve-racking, but Up Logic Media surpassed our expectations by a landslide.

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Leonard R.
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Kathleen Schwartz is our go-to photographer for our real estate projects and advertising. Her natural "eye" for the best shot, and the patience to get it is the hallmark of her work. She is completely reliable and dedicated to producing the highest results. We use her without hesitation for our most important clients and would be lost without her.

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 27 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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Alex Vakulin Photography
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Meagen L.
Verified review

I found Alex on Thumtake and he was a wonderful find. The package he provided us was just what we needed, and very affordable. The pictures came out amazing and I will definitely use him again.

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Jason Chen Photography
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jasmine M.
Verified review

Very creative photographer, I told him the shot I imagined and his shot is beyond my imagination. Very recommended!

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Irina Mikhina Photography
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Anthony T.
Verified review

Working with Irina was easy from start to finish. We set a date that I had to postpone a couple times because I was sick. When I showed up for the shoot Irina spring into action. She gave good direction and tried a number of different poses. I didn't know how the photos would turn out, but she has a good eye and knows how to bring out the best in the subject. I was more than pleased with the photos. I have worked with other photographers and haven't enjoyed those experiences. This was a great experience and worth the fee!

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Laurie W. Photography
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shweta J.
Verified review

Laurie is not just a good photographer but nice person too. She made everyone in family comfortable during shoot and her ideas and props are nice too. It is nice to work with her and I'll probably hire her again for family photoshoots.

Actual Requests

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Need an Architectural Photographer

Palo Alto, CA

  • Architectural photo type
    Interior and exterior architecture
  • Type of building
    Commercial
  • Photo usage
    Website, Portfolio, In-house reference/documentation
  • Total shots needed
    10-15
  • Number of sites
    A single site
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    we will be shooting other properties in the area and want to find someone good to work with. All commercial office/warehouse/ sites.
  • $572.5
    Average price

Need Engagement Photographer

Palo Alto, CA

  • Photo shoot location
    Outdoors
  • Additional photo shoot details
    We haven't chosen a specific location for our photo shoot
  • Photo products
    Ability to purchase prints online
  • Total budget, including services and images
    More than $500
  • Also need a wedding photographer
    No
  • Details
    We would love natural looking images - less posing and more just captured moments of us interacting and being in love. We love hiking and being outdoors - mountains, coast, redwoods, vistas, etc. We also really like the De Young Museum in San Francisco.
  • $583.33
    Average price

Need a Real Estate Photographer

Palo Alto, CA

  • Interior or exterior photos?
    Interior and exterior
  • Number of properties to be photographed
    3
  • Type(s) of real estate
    Retail space
  • Approximate square footage
    1500 - 2000
  • Total shots needed
    10-15
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Additional services
  • Details
    Storefront (thestorefront [dot] com) is looking for photographers to join as freelances to capture photos of beautiful retail stores and spaces. Storefront is an online marketplace that connects artists, designers, and brands with retail space to showcase their products. Photos are an important piece of making spaces look beautiful on Storefront . They are a key part of helping brands visualize their product in a space they probably haven’t visited before. -5-10 hours per week -This position is ongoing freelance job (many months) -Shoots take about 15-25 minutes -Photography manager will schedule your jobs for you -Compensation: $25-$45/shoot
  • $37.5
    Average price
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