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Island Style Images
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cathy L.
Verified review

Joanne is one of the most creative photographers we have ever met. She was very professional and she was such a pleasure to work with. We were totally comfortable during the session and she was very punctual. She had a state of the art camera and the finished photos were spectacular; so gorgeous. We would highly recommend Joanne to anyone looking for a photographer for a high end photo shoot.. Joanne, thank-you for a great day; you are amazing! Cathy and Jessica Thank-you Joanne you are wonderful.

Aiya Photography
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly R.
Verified review

Aamir is an excellent photographer! He is easy to communicate with and knew exactly how to get the shots I was looking for. His turnaround on the photos was really fast and the end results were even better than I had hoped for.

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Clay Chapman Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Dave O.
Verified review

We needed a product photographer,which is a big enough challenge by itself. But we ALSO needed an ART GLASS product photographer for our new e-commerce website. There are not many of those around. We needed approximately 1200 pix and they all needed to be perfect. Clay came in after the first photographer self-destructed. He brought in a totally professional attitude and an experienced artistic ability that really added a creative artistic facet to the job. Being artists ourselves we were very pleasantly suprised by the added creative abilities that Clay brings to our work. I can tell you that his photography makes our Art Glass look BETTER than real life and that never happens!

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Laura Carrasco Photography
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

She did a great job at the actual wedding but what really impressed me was the sending of the USB and photo frame with a picture form the wedding inside of it. The USB itself was actually inside of a custom made wooden box and the USB was a wooden card with her company name on it. She chose a beautiful picture from the wedding to put in the photo frame that matched the beach these of our wedding. She is affordable, professional, and an amazing deal. Definitely recommend.

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Paloart
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michal D.
Verified review

Palo and Alex were our wedding videographers and put together an amazing edit! It was super easy working with them leading up to our big day and the day-of. They're fun people and got along well with our photographers and other vendors. We received our deliverables ( + raw footage) within reasonable amount of times. HIGHLY recommend them for any wedding. Your wedding day really is a blur, and we were more than happy with our decision to go with Palo to capture all the feels of the day/night.

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hind A.
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Super sweet flexible photographer Worth it !

ArroyoPhotos - SD
4.6
from 24 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Tori S.
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Vito was our photographer and he was great! He was so personable and took some really great photos at our holiday party. We will definitely use Arroyo Photos again.

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Wasio faces
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Monzelle D.
Verified review

I had an awesome overall experience with Wasio faces! Sasha and Yaneck are wonderful and really made my first experience getting headshots taken a fun and professional one! They made me feel so comfortable and at home as well. If you are looking for professional photographers either for weddings, headshots or any other event, I highly recommend Wasio!

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
VIRGINIA G.
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I really enjoyed working with Salvador for my headshot. With patience and true talent, he has the ability to get the best possible picture. Salvador also took the time to explain what worked without the Photoshop enhancements many photographers rely on now. I totally appreciated his expertise on the finer points to make a beautiful finished photo.

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LensLife Photo
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Great job! Lucas is very good photographer. Will get him again next time👍 Sharon

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Adrian Christie Weddings
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cindy R.
Verified review

Christie and Raul did an amazing job photographing my son's birthday party. They were a pleasure to have at our party and made everyone feel at ease having their picture taken. They captured so many amazing shots for us. I'm usually the one taking pictures so I loved that I could spend time with my family and enjoy the moment while they took pictures. I will definitely be using them again and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for photographers for an event.

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer W.
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Donald was great. The appt was on time, the prep information was really helpful. I got the photos back quickly and I thought the price was good. The photographer was very professional. I have already recommended this business.

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Heather Lee Photographs
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
K. H.
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Heather was wonderful as our photographer for our engagement photos and for our wedding! Would definitely recommend her!

ecardella photo//video
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
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Very good photographer, I would hire him again. Thanks John Awaiting your photos

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
Verified review

Christina & Jake made this year's family photo session a wonderful, hassle free experience -- which can be challenging when a 5 year boy is involved! We don't live in California, so I was initially stressed about the time involved to research photographers & their styles in addition to a location that would be unique. From the initial request for info all the way through receiving the portrait package -- they were extremely responsive, amazing & were very thoughtful in their location recommendations based on what I was looking for (even though I didn't really know what I was looking for). In person, they immediately made us all feel at ease and made it a fun experience. The pictures turned out AMAZING ...and they sent them to me the next night -- UNBELIEVABLE turnaround time! I would highly recommend them; in fact I have already told my friends who live in the SD area about them. We would definitely use them again!!!!

  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Genie C.
Verified review

Jayson photographed my wedding, and my husband and I could not be more happy with the experience and results! A personal pet peeve of mine is when wedding photographers distract all the guests by getting up close to the ceremony, ruining the experience for everyone watching in person. Jayson is ninja-like in his ability to blend in to the background while he photographs from afar, producing beautiful shots of the ceremony while going completely unnoticed by any of the guests. When it came time to take posed photographs, he did exactly as I asked and moved it along quickly, so it didn’t feel tedious or disorganized. That’s a major plus when you’ve already spent hours organizing every other aspect of the event. I would highly recommend Juxtaposition for your wedding or event!

Harmony Haft Photography
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Hana B.
Verified review

Harmony is by far the best photographer I've worked with! With her charismatic personality, I felt very relaxed, I even forgot there was a camera separating us! She has a creative eye and always comes up with the best shots, angles, background, and poses. I liked how she had a mix of formal and creative poses. There wasn't a dull moment during the shoot. She edited my photos so quickly and they came out even better than I had imagined! Even before the photo shoot, she had excellent communication with me, was always responsive to my concerns, and prepared me well for the photo shoot. Harmony is very genuine and is very passionate about her photography, which shows in her work. I will definitely use her in the future and highly recommend hiring her!

Eric Scire
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Bita H.
Verified review

Eric was hired to shoot a building project in San Diego and he was very easy to work with remotely. He was very responsive and flexible and delivered the photos earlier than expected. We would absolutely hire him again for any San Diego photography needs.

Robert Dennis Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Alma A.
Verified review

Robert was very easy to work with, was on time, and did exactly as I asked. He got the pictures back to with very quickly and gave us all copyrights for printing. Very affordable and dependable

Shannon Hammond Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lynley S.
Verified review

Shannon was our wedding photographer and made our day even more special by putting us at ease and capturing candid moments of us and our guests throughout the day. She also curated our wedding album and the results are amazing! The album looks like an art book. From start to finish, Shannon made our day and our memories her priority. She is simply the best!

JEDZANT Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Caroline C.
Verified review

As a dancer (with an interest in modeling), working with photographers on the side is nothing I'm estranged to. Modeling has been part of my journey as an artist, but I can say without hesitation, my experience working with Jonathan has been one of the best. Not only does he have an inviting and warm disposition that left me laughing the entire shoot, but he also has a brilliant eye. He gave me direction and feedback that guided me through the experience so I was able to feel comfortable and confident. He could easily pick out locations that had the best backdrops and lighting without hesitation and made sure that I shined through in every photo. All in all the experience was 10 out of 10 easily. I have had so many friends ask me if I could set them up with him after they saw his final product from our set. He is a born talent in what he does. The integrity of his work shines through with all of his photos. What I truly love most about his work is it enhances natural beauty. He doesn't make people skinnier/taller/whiter teeth/ etc. than they really are; in fact he specifically asked me not to wear fake eye lashes (which is regular for me). Anyone who works with him will have the opportunity to see how beautiful they truly are through other's eyes. That is a gift he gave to me that I will cherish it.

Actual Requests

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Need pet photographer

San Diego, CA

  • Photo shoot type
    Pet / Family
  • Pet description
    Describe your pet(s) here (3 and a half year old labradoodle does not run off doesn't always listen when you want her to look at the camera)
  • Location
    Outdoors, Other (Balboa park)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD
  • Details
    Would probably take a couple hours at a few locations in balboa park would require walking with us and taking photos as you see them. I want someone who isn't going to try to pose too much and go with the flow / capture the moment I don't require any editing or photos just the disc
  • $190
    Average price

Need Real Estate Photographer

San Diego, CA

  • Interior or exterior photos?
    Interior and exterior
  • Number of properties to be photographed
    1
  • Type(s) of real estate
    Other (high rise condo)
  • Approximate square footage
    1000 - 1500
  • Total shots needed
    20-30
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Additional services
    Photo editing / touchup
  • Details
    Looking to find a photographer who specializes in high rise condo photography. Have a condo coming up in the Pinnacle building on the 15th floor with view of the Harbor.
  • $550
    Average price

Need Commercial Photographer

San Diego, CA

  • Photo shoot type
    Product
  • White backdrop needed?
    Yes
  • Photo shoot location
    Indoors
  • Photo usage
    Website
  • Total shots needed
    Over 30
  • Number of shoots
    Multiple
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Total budget for photographer's services and images
    Under $250 (please indicate)
  • Details
    Shooting and retouching pictures of fine jewelry for website
  • $241.67
    Average price
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