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Best LA Headshots
4.9
from 202 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 326 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer T.
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I'll start off by saying that I do my research, so when I decided to look for a photographer to take some much overdue headshots, it was no different. I checked out the portfolios of many photographers and selected Adam Southhard of Best LA Headshots. I am very happy with the pictures he took and the experience that I had. Adam Southard is a very talented photographer; very professional, patient and timely. My research paid off. 5 Stars - I highly recommend Best LA Headshots.

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 357 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike D.
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Extreamly professional. Worked from start to completion. The photo quality was extreamly amazing. It's hard to find good photographers and this is one I will use again

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  • 15 years in business
  • 324 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Samantha F.
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Tom shot my wedding and did an incredible job. He is very professional and extremely easy to get along with. He captured my wedding in exactly the way I had hoped. I would highly recommend his services to others. He is very accommodating and does the job of 10 photographers.

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 131 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 281 hires on Thumbtack
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Tammy A.
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Brad is nicest, most professional photographer! And his prices are more than reasonable. They are good! His 20 years of experience is evident! Brad's creativity is unbelievable! We hired Brad for our small wedding. He arrived on time, despite bad traffic, and it being the worst rain storm of the year! Brad took photos that we asked for and then went above and beyond! He "disappeared" when taking pictures, we forgot he was there at times. But he would suddenly be right there showing us pictures he took and how awesome they were. We highly recommend Brad and will definitely call on him again. Thank you Brad for making our evening special and our memories special.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 272 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica H.
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It was a wonderful experience! We surprised the bachelorette with a photo session and it really worked out well! The bridesmaids didn't know each other from before the wedding so it was great to get everyone together in front of the camera as before the big day. This photographer was so professional, patient, and kind. He did such a great job with our group and we cannot wait to see the final product!!

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MacTaggart Media
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 205 hires on Thumbtack
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Mary Beth P.
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Kelli was great! She offered us advise on the best time of day to have our beach wedding, and arrived early on the day. We were so impressed with her energy and insight in finding the perfect places for us to pose. She also did a lot of candid shots. Kelli is very personable and very knowledgeable about lighting. Working with her was very easy, we were able to relax and enjoy the experience. The pics we have seen are awesome, and I know the rest will be as well! I highly recommend Kelli to anyone looking for a professional photographer.

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Joe Chung Photography
5.0
from 88 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 168 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zach B.
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Excellent photographer! Very professional, helpful and went out of his way to ensure my event went well. Will definitely use him in the future, and I hope that others do as well! You will not be disappointed with his work!

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Tovicand Photography
5.0
from 82 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Raymond M.
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Great photographer! Professional, approachable, accommodating, adaptable. Two thumbs up!

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J. Concepts Productions
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katelyn R.
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I would first like to say, I NEVER write reviews but Jami is so great I truly felt like taking the time to share this. If you're looking for an awesome professional photographer that will take amazing photos then Jami is your girl. Not only was she easy to work with, responsive, timely and all around just lovely to deal with - she took the most beautiful photos. She blends right in with the crowd as though she's one of your friends capturing special moments. I loved working with her so much, I've already hired her again for another event. This was my first time using Thumbtack and it was the best because of Jami. I wish I could give her 6 stars for everything.

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Grant Terzakis Photography
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
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Marc L.
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Grant was phenomenal! I have been in the event planning business for 25 years and have hired over 500 photographers in this period... I highly recommend him for any type of event .. he was punctual, professional and personable - And the photos he took really captured my guests and the event...

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Amina Touray Photography
5.0
from 60 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lady E.
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I worked with Amina Touray when shooting my album cover in May 2013, which ended up with a NAACP Image Nomination! We shot outside in Pasadena during 3-4 hours and I felt very comfortable and relaxed in her presence. Amina and her make up artist were on time, ready for me and listened to my concerns and specific needs regarding the make up and angles of the shooting my body. I was very impressed with her way of giving me instructions and feedback, which helped me get what I wanted-the perfect pic for an album cover. The only thing that could have been better, was the area to get my make up done at, but that's more of a convienience issue than a must. Amina is by far one of the most talented photographers I've worked with, and I've since done 2 more shoots with her, as well as purchased her services for 2 friends of mine, so that they could get to feel like a superstar for a day, like I did.

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Trittonproductions.com
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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Alexander P.
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Jordan Tritton can easily be considered one of the most professional cinematographers and photographers I have worked with. He has a great attitude, easy to work with, skilled, and brings ideas to the Table.

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Natalie Baidi Photography
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
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Maria S.
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She so professional Photographers with her assistant it's perfect!!!

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American Dream Camera
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rosa C.
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Tatyana is an excellent photographer, very professional and arrived ahead of time. We are very pleased with the photos and the DVD slideshow she created for our son's wedding in the month of July. She captured some of the most amazing photos we have ever seen and also we were very pleased with the outcome of her services. She had a very pleasant attitude and seemed to enjoy being part of that unforgettable day. We highly recommend Tatyana as the photographer for your next event or celebration. Thanks again Tatyana.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley S.
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Joe was a terrific photographer. I had to postpone the photos 3 times due to weather, and he was very patient and made himself available throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for drone photography and we will be hiring him again for future projects.

Haldane Morris Photography
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Anastasiya M.
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I had excellent experience with Haldane Morris Photography. He is so professional. He know exactly what he is doing. I spent total three hours and got so much high quality photos. His technique is different compare to many other photographers who i had been working with. With those photos you don't really need a photoshop. He also working with such a talented makeup/hair stylist Keon Cruz, very professional , his light makeup perfect for the headshot. So you can also hiring him as well, if you want to. I highly recommending Haldane Morris Photography. :) Wish you all stay beautiful:*!!!! Anastasiya Mitrunen.

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Leslie Rodriguez Photography
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Sasha B.
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Leslie is a very great photographer. I am 7 months pregnant and she hid the pregnancy on the picture very well. Her prices are great and she was very fun to work with.

April Rocha
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda E.
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April was awesome to work with!! We have had some bad experiences in the past with photographers and she did an amazing job! I would highly recommend her and will definitely be calling her again if we are in her area!! Thank you April :)

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  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael P.
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June and Frances are amazing. They have a full-stack team to provide EVERYTHING. My now wife and I hired them as our engagement and wedding photographers, DJ, flowers and videographers. They are professional and talented. We are still getting compliments on our engagement pictures and wedding video! We can't wait to see our wedding pics. I highly recommend this team. They won't disappoint.

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Yanira Scalise Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Liz O.
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Yanira was an amazing photographer. She photographed my daughter's 15th birthday and captured every important moment beautifully. She was professional and was so willing to do all I had asked of her with grace and professionalism. At very late notice, I asked her to come early to photograph my daughter as she was getting ready and without hesitation she granted my request, was prompt and went right to work! She is reliable and was outstanding at capturing every detail of our party including pictures with family members and friends, flowers, decor, all the special moments I would have never thought of! She left no detail unnoticed. The pictures are of the highest quality and perfect! I would highly recommend her and I am definitely using her again! I am grateful for having the all the special moments so beautifully captured by Miss Yanira!

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Backroom Boudoir Photograpy
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zoe Z.
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Amazing Photographer and so fun to work with! I strongly recommend her. She is easy to work with and allows women to truly embrace their beauty. I would give her a 10/10!!

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How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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