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  • 20 years in business
  • 715 hires on Thumbtack
Diana N.
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We're very happy with the work that DeNoise Studio did for our wedding. We decided at the very last minute (like two weeks beforehand) that we wanted video of the ceremony, and once we found Albert, he hit the ground running. His promptness and efficiency came through not just during the planning process but after the wedding itself, as the turn-around on producing the video was only a few days! And the video turned out exactly the way we wanted: a very simple and beautiful portrait of a wonderful hour of our lives. Thanks so much, DeNoise!

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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 205 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 330 hires on Thumbtack
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Kjirsten G.
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We hired Nabor for my son's senior picture photo shoot. He was extremely personable and professional throughout the session. He had an excellent eye for outfits, poses, and lighting that translated into so many proofs that I'm still struggling to choose between them 5 days later! I would highly recommend Nabor for a portrait or headshot session - update your LinkedIn profile today with a professional portrait!

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Thomas Sparks Photography
4.9
from 129 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 190 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kelli S.
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What a great choice we made hiring Thomas! We had 100+ people that all wanted individual family portraits and only 1 hour to do it all. Not only did Thomas get every picture we requested, he had time left over for fun pics. Very easy going and non-intrusive. Definitely going to hire him again for our next goat-roping!!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Marissa D.
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It was great working with Diane. Her photos came out beautiful- she is a very talented photographer and great to work with. She was also extremely flexible with schedule which was very helpful. We will definitely be using her again!

Patrick T. Power Photography
5.0
from 68 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
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 67 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 135 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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J Fairbanks Photography
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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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North Point Photography
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kathryn K.
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Eric produced a very professional looking portrait photograph for me. He took the time to understand what I was looking for and was meticulous in adjusting the lighting and the angle to get the right shot. I appreciated his attention to detail, responsiveness, and prompt delivery. Thanks, Eric!

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Cheshiredave Creative
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Mary J.
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If you’re reading this to find out more about Oaktown Boudoir... STOP! Just email Chesire and DO IT! I wanted to make a boudoir book for my fiancé as a wedding day gift. I started my search initially through Groupon which then led me to Yelp and finally Oaktown Boudoir. I emailed and Chesire quickly responded. He was extremely helpful in answering all my questions and helping me set up an appointment to meet and plan for the photo shot. Please don’t mistaken his quick response as a pressure to do business but rather his enthusiasm (not once did I feel pressured). He offered exactly what I had envision for the gift (a small fold out accordion book to be given on the wedding day). We quickly clicked and planning was absolutely a breeze. Don’t be fooled by the studio and it’s “small appearance” from the outside. Inside is amazing. The studio has many different rooms and Chesire is able to recreate any backdrop you envision. I looked to his Instagram page to provide samples of what I wanted. During our initial meet we planned out the different pictures I would like to have taken and discusses timing to utilize natural lighting as much as possible. Now for the actual day...I was so nervous. It’s not everyday I’m taking photos in lingerie, let alone in front of strangers. Hair and Make Up was completed by his Artist Thuy. They have been working together and you can tell by the chemistry they have. She worked on my hair and make up and was a complete sweet heart. She was absolutely so sweet. Completed my make up and made me feel simply amazing. To calm my nerves he has an array of beverages and the bubbly. Oh wait did I mention a cheese, crackers and fruit platter?!?!?! Music was playing while we got ready. He ever contacted me before to inquire about my music taste so he could make a personalized playlist for the photo shot. The photo shot was amazing. Thuy stayed and helped with my hair and make up in between photos to ensure I looked amazing. We shot for several hours but only because Chesire wanted to complete and be able to take all the pictures I wanted. If you’re wondering about the extra time and if I had to pay extra...he didn’t charge me. He wanted to make sure he got all the photos and I would be happy (I just made sure I included a tip to make up for some of the time) The pictures came back rather quickly and boy were they amazing!!! He not only captured my natural bubbly self but also captured this seductive-lip-biting-bra off side I didn’t even know I had!!! When it came down to picking out the photos for the book...it was so hard because we had sooo many good photos but Chesire definitely took the time to help me pick out the photos and was extremely patience with all my corrections and edits. We probably made about 10 different drafts before we settled on a final book. If you’re wondering what my fiancé thought of the book...some things are better left as a secret ;)

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  • 6 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brent A.
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Stephanie was great to work with. I highly recommend her for any type of portrait shoot.

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ISDesigns Studio
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Raj R.
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Ilja was tasked with producing an introduction video for my startup. He broke down the steps involved in producing a video for me. Once I gave him a preliminary script, he structured it in the proper production format, and patiently revised it with me, till we got it to an acceptable length, without losing any important details. He found the most suitable voice-over artist to record the script. The video was put together very professionally after that — he was accommodative in receiving feedback, several times, and diligently worked on incorporating it each time, till an excellent video was produced — I am very happy with the final result!

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James Garrahan Photography
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Janne B.
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His work speaks for itself. His photography ranks up there with great artists. Indeed, he has an artists eye.

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Usman Baporia Photography
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
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Olga B.
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Usman has done a fantastic job with our wedding photo-shoot in a limited time on a limited budget! We were very comfortable around him and he told us how and where to stand, so we felt at-ease. It was a natural and relaxing process, which we are grateful for. We got great portrait photos and picturesque views of us and majestic City Hall. We don't regret our photographer choice even a second and I would recommend him to everyone!

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Roger Bolt Photography
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cindy J.
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My experience with Roger's work is all great! As an amateur photographer I admire Roger's skill, attitude and professional product. He worked flawlessly with my grandchild for her portraits. A+ in my book!

  • 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 31 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!

stayreddy photography
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Sandi W.
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I was extremely impressed with the professionalism, experience and talent of Ashleigh's work. Ashleigh is an amazing make up artist and has a great eye for photography!! I did a fitness inspired photo shoot and my prints turned out amazing!! She also performed my make-up services for the shoot which made the experience very convenient!! Can't wait to work with her again :-)

Ananda Rochita Photography
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 35 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 !

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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Steven Pham Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Emily W.
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Steven is a talented photographer, who puts a lot of attention and detail into his photography and editing. He's receptive to feedback and will keep shooting until you get the shot you want. He has a lot of experience working with both natural lighting and strobes. I've worked with Steven multiple times for both portrait and fashion photography, and his work never fails to impress me.

Cathy Nguyen Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Chrystle C.
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Cathy took professional portraits of each person in our team of 10! She was professional, efficient, and made what could have been an awkward experience into a fun one!

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