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San Bernardino Family Photographers

Browse these family photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Bernardino.

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 357 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
Verified review

We hired Will to shoot two large group photos for a corporate training and deliver prints by the next business day and he completed the job seamlessly and professionally. He was easy to get in touch with and very reliable. I coordinated this training in 15 different markets with 15 different photographers, and Will was one of our favorites! I would recommend Will for any photography job in the area!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 272 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Poema B.
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Ivan is so patient with kids has great ideas for photos. He is creative and knowledgeable. He was more than willing to meet me at the beach that I wanted to go for our family photos.

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Nona_Photography
4.9
from 116 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 240 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Valerie A.
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Nona is hands down one of the best photographers our family has ever worked with! Very professional and extremely good at what she does. We had to reschedule d/t the bipolar Houston weather and she worked well (and FAST) to get everything done, EVEN had a few pics ready in less than 24hrs!! I only wish we could've gotten the remaining photos a little sooner as a small project I was working on was delayed (and so many were so good!). To be fair, she delivered on her original ETA AND photos were done just before the holidays, so we know she was very busy. I would absolutely recommend her to everyone I know, our pictures have gotten rave reviews from family and friends!

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John Glover Photography
5.0
from 90 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marcelle G.
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I needed new work headshots and a family photo with my 3 dogs. This was my first time using Thumbtack and I received bids from 5 local photographers. I decided to to with John Glover because of the precision and great attention to detail I noticed in his sample photos. John's photos came out nothing short of amazing, he even captured all my dogs at attention at once. My headshots came out better than any headshots I've ever taken. Highly recommend using him.

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 76 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason B.
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My family and I were vacationing in Newport from out of state and chose Danielle to capture our beach fun. I had never been to the area before and didn't know any photographers much less any good spots that would work well for family photographs. After exchanging some emails a few weeks before our arrival, we set a date and location for our photos. Danielle was prompt, professional, and chose an excellent location for the photos. Our session was no easy task because I have two small children, ages 5 and 2. Combine that with water and sand and you get a recipe for disaster, but Danielle was able to somehow capture great photographs of my family. I would definitely use her again in the future.

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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Margaret P.
Verified review

My family and I had a great experience with Sheryl. We had a huge family photo shoot due a very meaningful reunion- with a newborn, several Oct. birthday celebrants, and a family member that has been in remission with cancer for one year to the date. I was coming from out of state and I searched online for photographers. What caught my attention and what drew me to Sheryl was her great eye and great shots from her portfolio. The colors in her pictures were vivid and creative and wanted to have memorable family photo shoot. She was very professional, easy to contact and talk with. One family member has to be careful with large crowds due to health issues, and she worked well with the space we had. She was resourceful, efficient and accommodating. And she worked well with all the kids- which were 6 in total! Overall, I highly recommend Sheryl for her professionalism, her talent, and for her thoughtfulness.

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SuStudios Photography
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca R.
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Overall, such an amazing experience! SuStudios photography made the party a hit with the enclosed photo booth in the park. They were on time, professional, and responded excellent when the photo booth started to overheat. We are so happy with our experience with SuStudios Photography and our family will be booking them for more events in the future!

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John C.
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I've worked with several photographers over the years and Kenny is by far the best. His work product, expertise and overall responsiveness is excellent!

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Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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Hugh was amazing to work with from prepping for the event until after the event. He was professional, friendly and super helpful. He was able to bring along a friend who was equally as great. The guests at the event loved both of them and inquired about who the photographers were after the event! And of course we were more than happy with the quality of the photos! Great work!!

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Timeless Moments By Linh
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marissa G.
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Linh did our engagement/family photos and our wedding photos. He really knows what he is doing and knows how to get the perfect shots. Super friendly, funny, professional and a complete joy to work with. We would recommend Linh to anyone in need of the services he offers without hesitation!

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LILY LOVE PHOTO *TOP PRO *
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zee A.
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Lily and her husband make a great team! My wife and I were very pleased and happy to have them as our photographers. They were very professional and were both so nice! They were always around to take pictures when we wanted them, but yet never in the way. We would both highly reccommend them!!!

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Donna Mitchell Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori S.
Verified review

Donna was so sweet and wonderful to work with. She took a lot of beautiful photos of my family for my mothers birthday and has such a great eye for selecting the perfect location for the shot. She is truly a professional who cares. I highly recommend her work. Thanks for creating such special memories for us.

Corey Kennedy Photography
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Sai V.
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I can say for my experience that Corey is hands-on one of the best photographers that deliver good quality work and beat customer experience. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking for quality service

ShotByEllen.com
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia M.
Verified review

I can’t express how awesome she is, met her on a way to a shoot and now I will never go to any other photographer for my family! She even worked with our budget! Love all her pictures, she’s talented and definitely has a gift with her camera!

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Jordan Wright
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter K.
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Jordan was so responsive, punctual and very professional. The photos and video were exactly what we had hoped for ... and more. Great guy, great personality, he listened to what we asked for and delivered. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Nikki Nakata Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Katie C.
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Such a great experience. Our first time taking family photos and my husband was dreading it. We left and said he would do them again because she was very fast and great. Amazing customer service. I love our pictures.

Schreurs Girls Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel M.
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Stefani was amazing with my three-year old and was able to turn our family picture day into a game. The location was wonderful and the pictures are everything I want them to be. Will definitely make another appt for our next round of family photos!

Kristal Miller Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Maria V.
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Kristal and her husband were amazing! There are no words that describe how beautiful and amazing their work, time, dedication patience, and not to mention PASSION! They made our wedding phenomenal and gave us everything we asked for. If you're looking for a photographer, definitely choose her, she is fun, amazing and nice to work with. Whenever we have an event and need a photographer we know who to go to. Thanks Kristal for all your work and being part of our special day!

Ariel Palencia Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
Verified review

Ariel arrived on time for my sisters graduation party but not just that he was extremely pleasant to work with. My family felt at ease and he fit in just like family! The photos came out beautifully and he captured the moments effortlessly. I have definitely found a photographer that I would hire for all my functions!

A.H. Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Bonnie W.
Verified review

Family pictures taken, turned out great.

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Made It Media
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Larry O.
Verified review

For any special occasion photography, LOOK NO FURTHER! Gabe is truly a ONE OF A KIND photographer which you will quickly find out once you meet him. He sees things in such a different and unique way and is very outside the box thinking. He brings amazing creativity to any project. If that isn't enough to persuade you, just give Gabe a call and talk to him. He is so down to earth and funny which helps take the tension and awkwardness out of a photo shoot. Gabe has a true natural talent for photography and was able to capture every special moment of our family's photos, and that meant the world to us. Give him a call, you will not be disappointed.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

What should you wear for a family photo?

A family photographer captures your family in a series of professionally edited portraits. You can be goofy, you can be formal, you can be exactly how you want to be. To that end, you can wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident — feeling good translates to looking good in photos. However, top family photographers do have some style suggestions that will make your family photos more visually cohesive:

  • Ask the photographer for color suggestions if you’re doing an outdoor photo shoot. Location and time of day can affect which shades will fade in the sunlight and what will stand out in a good way.
  • Stay away from a mix of stripes or plaids on multiple people — the effect is too busy.
  • Steer clear of tiny patterns, which blend together too much.
  • Avoid wearing matching outfits.
  • Do wear outfits that are complementary in color.
  • Choose color over black-and-white outfits.
  • Do choose a theme, such as pastels, fall colors or summer colors.
  • Opt for tonally similar colors.  
  • Go easy on makeup for outdoor photo shoots.

How much do photographers charge for family portraits?

Family portraits are a great way to mark the passage of time, create lifelong keepsakes and have gorgeous-looking photos for your annual holiday card. The national average cost for hiring family photographers ranges from $150 to $200. Pricing can range higher depending on where you live, length of the photo shoot, the number of edited photos you request, and the background and reputation of your family photographer. Before hiring, make sure you understand their fees up front. Ask how many finished images are included in the quoted price and whether you will receive all the photos taken (not just edited photos). Ask whether you’ll be able to download digital photos or if you’ll have to print them or purchase digital copies through the photographer. Here are some average examples of family photographer pricing:

  • $175 for a one-hour studio session in Kansas.
  • $200 for a one-hour studio or outdoor session in Georgia. Includes two outfit changes, access to an online gallery, and about 200 high-resolution, edited digital photo files on a DVD, with permission to print.
  • $400 for a one-hour outdoor session in Southern California. Includes 25-30 fully edited photos accessible online or via CD/DVD.
  • $425 or more for a one-hour outdoor or in-home session in Illinois. Includes more than 50 professionally edited images, online access and print release.

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Need a Portrait Photographer

San Bernardino, CA

  • Photo type
    Family, Children / Baby, Couple portrait
  • Photoshoot location
    As recommended
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Album
  • Details
    Christmas pictures 😊
  • $80
    Average price

Need Portrait Photography

San Bernardino, CA

  • Photo type
    Solo portrait, Modeling headshot
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    High fashion (highlights style)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Album
  • Portrait Photo Budget
    $500-$1,000 (Premium)
  • Details
    These portraits are for the barbizon program.
  • $453.6
    Average price
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