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  • 20 years in business
  • 776 hires on Thumbtack
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Sydney O.
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The photographer Spencer was great! Very personable, captured great moments, and the turnaround from the studio to getting our edited pictures back was extremely fast. Would highly recommend!

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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 222 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 352 hires on Thumbtack
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Karen H.
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Nabor did a great job with my head shots. He provided suggestions before our session and specific direction during the session which I found very helpful. He asked how I was planning to use the photos and worked to understand my preferences. And he was very good about explaining the "why" behind his instructions. I am very pleased with the end result! Nabor sent me the finished photos almost immediately after our session was done.

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Lawrence Gerald
4.8
from 175 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 291 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 155 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 320 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bardha S.
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I’m not sure I will be able to fully express what an incredible photographer Michael is. My sister found him through internet search for my (surprise) engagement in Napa. She had a few photographers in mind; however, she was most impressed by Michael’s professionalism, prompt response and flexibility…. and of course AMAZING photography portfolio – as are my fiancé and I! Firstly, he is a laid back person that exudes positive energy, which definitely helped my fiancé and I be more playful during the photo session. Since we were visitors, he chose the location, which was both beautiful and convenient for us. Michael was also flexible to change the session time, an absolute brilliant idea because the photos came out phenomenal – romantic, artistic, just perfect!! Michael, thank you so much for spending the afternoon with us and I look forward to have you as our wedding photographer, maternity and whatever wonderful, memorable events we may have in the near future. If you’ve read other review, you probably know that Michael Keel is the best but just in case you have second thoughts because you want your photos to be the absolute best, let me reassure you : get Michael, you won’t regret it !!

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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 150 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 239 hires on Thumbtack
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Jodi M.
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I recently got acting headshots from Brian. It was great working with him! He was very friendly, and I felt comfortable enough to try out some awesome expressions/poses/etc. We would do a series of shots, then look at them on his laptop so that I could see what was working and what wasn't and adjust accordingly. With previous photographers, they would just do a bunch of shoots, then show me the photos online the next day. Brian found a great hair and makeup professional who made me look and feel beautiful! And finally, I appreciated that Brian was really flexible about timing, editing, background setup, etc. Thanks Brian!

Sybex Booths
4.3
from 151 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 390 hires on Thumbtack
Zhoey Z.
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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 114 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 235 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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Vision infinie Photography
5.0
from 95 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Krupesh M.
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Amazing wedding photographer, creative and professional. Highly recommend for weddings and events. Easy to work with and makes sure everything is covered.

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 76 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jaclyn H.
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Wonderful photographers for our big wedding day! They were flexible and worked with us very well :)

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  • 9 years in business
  • 103 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 71 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 84 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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North Point Photography
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole F.
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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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  • 7 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miranti O.
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I've hired many photographers in the past for various events such as wedding, corporate parties and other events and William J Simpson trumps all of them by far! I knew I would enjoy his artistic take on photography and I love his eye for great moments and angles. Who knew it would take a first birthday party to finally find the right photographer! :) He was very punctual, responded quickly to my emails, and such a joy to work with during the event. Professional and personal at the same time. You won't regret hiring him for your next project or event. I know I'll be coming back to him for future events!

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  • 9 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Amanda L.
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Tri was very easy to work with. He is very friendly, professional and puts people at ease, which is important for a photographer to be able to do. He was very competitive on his fees as well.

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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Maria E.
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I hired Nicholas to film my Hindu wedding on a Sunday morning at Livermore two months ago. He was punctual and professional, ready with all his equipment in tow. Since there's no rehearsal for a Hindu wedding, I myself wasn't sure where he needs to stand or even go, but Nicholas was able to figure it out once in the event hall. After two weeks, we received the hard drive that held all the raw, unedited footage which is what I wanted and downloaded it onto our external drive. This took awhile for my husband and I to do, but Nicholas was extremely patient with us and reassured me it was okay to take our time. Once every clip was downloaded, my husband and I watched the unedited footage and relived our wedding day through Nicholas' eyes and filming, and it brings tears to our eyes to see the close-up of our expressions, the traditional clothing we wore, and marriage items on the stage. Nicholas also surprised us with still photos of our day even if he wasn't our paid photographer. In addition, the email and texting communication between Nicholas from start to end was prompt, and he was enthusiastic about filming his first Hindu wedding. I am also grateful that Nicholas worked within our budget and stayed the entire day from 9-2pm; he works for the passion of filming, and the money is secondary and I appreciated that commitment. He simply wants everything to be perfect for the bride and groom, and stress-free which it was. I would highly recommend future customers to hire Nicholas to film their special milestones in their lives.

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Fifi Fresh Photography
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Vanessa A.
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Fifi was a pleasure to work with - professional, creative, and experienced. I am beyond thrilled with the results. I'd happily book her for any photography needs in the future.

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Meeta Ahlawat
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Venkatram Y.
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Meeta is amazing person to work with & takes best pictures. My friend was hosting his son's first birthday & I was sharing the task of capturing the event. I have collaborated with Meeta on this task. It was good decision! Meeta was just perfect! 1. Immediately responded to quote request. 2. For all the follow-up questions that we asked, she was very patient and assured us not to worry. 3. Synced-up with us on expectations & timings before event and re-assured us. 4. She joined us on time for the party, understood who the hosts were. She then went on to take different kinds of pictures - family, guests, decor, indoor, outdoor. When the pictures came out we were extremely happy. The pictures are very nice and will be great memories . Thanks Meeta!

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Nico Garibay Photography
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dagney H.
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Before working with Nico, he was already one of my favorite photographers. His style always caught my eye, but working with him cemented his place in my heart! He is professional and hilarious. We had so much fun searching for impromptu spots and making jokes while shooting. The way Nico posed me during shoots was effortless and easy. He has very clear ideas, and explains how he wants the shot to look so the model has a clear idea of the vision. He was open to my ideas and I felt like we were creative equals. I cannot wait to shoot with him again. A wonderful experience!

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Victoria Garcia
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Megha A.
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Victoria is an amazing photographer. She got really nice pics of my family & kids... I would definitely recommend her to everyone

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Lara Onac Photography
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jacobella L.
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Lara is one of the best photographers I have ever worked with. Not only does she have an AMAZING eye for the photos you want and for her art, but she is lovely to be around and makes the shoot so incredibly easy. You will absolutely get the results you want working with her!! She is fabulous!!

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Avant-Garde Photo
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fahira F.
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Thank you Avant-Garde for capturing the most important parts of our event!!! Not only was our engagement beautifully photographed, the little details that most photographers leave out were not missed. His pricing is very fair and affordable. I have him booked for my upcoming wedding in May as well.

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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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Need a Headshot Photographer

San Jose, CA

  • Headshot type
    Actor, Modeling, Glamour, Other (full body photos)
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio, Outdoors, Other (Anywhere except home)
  • Details
    I am black and of darker complexion. I need light to bring out my skin tone....:) Also, I prefer natural photos that depict a broad range of emotion and different sides of my personality.
  • $341.5
    Average price
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