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Browse these freelance photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Diego.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Iriana R.
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We hired Gabriel Hernandez for our wedding. After talking to other photographers I decided to hire him because is a person easy to talk to, gives good ideas of what places are good to take the pictures. I was concern about the time and if the pictures of the ceremony would come out nice because it was in the afternoon, he help out taking the necessary equipment. He was on time for our first meeting and we talk about our expectations, he made things much easier for us. For our wedding he got there early, he took very nice pictures before, during and after. We felt very confortable with his service, he is very helpful and easy to work with.

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1Man1Woman Designs
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
JO R.
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From my first inquiry about the project to delivering our finished photos, I found Jessica to be a true first-class professional. Even my skeptical husband (who didn't think we needed professional photographers for a family shoot) was blown away with the photos and my entire family of 5 truly feel that we hit the "photographer jackpot" when we found Jessica and Bobby. Thank you for listening to our needs and for making us feel very comfortable during the shoots at Sunset Cliffs. My children loved the time you both spent with them and how you added some special creative magic to make some playful pictures for us. We really appreciate how you were also so responsive after the shoot, and for delivering our photos within a 3 day turnaround. We are definitely enjoying digitally viewing our family and individual photos now, but the hard part is selecting which photos of the many we all love to be "printed or framed." Bottom line, we are confident Jessica and Bobby will also exceed your expectations like they did ours. Your overall experience will be nothing short of remarkable.

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Paloart
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 42 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 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Niraj J.
Verified review

Elena was truly amazing to work with - I had kind of a particular engagement plan that had a lot of moving pieces but she was totally upbeat and willing to go along. She totally kept a surprise from my fiance who didnt realize that we were in an engagement session. Additionally, the photographs were really great and Elena did a good job of getting the finished photos back to me very quickly. I liked all of the natural light that we used in our pictures and she really did capture the candid moments very well. Highly highly recommend Elena to anyone looking for a photographer and hope to work with her another time I am in San Diego :)

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Leyla R.
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AMAZING photographer!!!! Heather has always done great work. She isn't just a photographer, she is an ARTIST!!!! Heather Photography is also competitive in his pricing. I HIGHLY recommend her.

Aiya Photography
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica J.
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Had an amazing experience with Aiya Photography for my wedding. I would highly recommend them!! I was very pleased best photographer around!!

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Laura Carrasco Photography
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
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The best experience I’ve had using a professional photographer. Laura was so easy to work with and I truly felt like she captured some amazing photos of my family.

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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.
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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!

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Dan Ituarte Photography
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Julie T.
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Working with Dan was an amazing experience for me and my family. He was extremely professional at all times and had great feedback on our pose ideas. He was curious when our child was unruly and patient while we got our son back under control. By far, Dan was the perfect photographer. We will most certainly be contacting him again when we want more family photos.

  • 21 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jianie B.
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I was in a pinch. The two photographers that I normally use to listing photos done were booked way in advance. I had two options to take my own photos and replace them when I got professional shots done or find another photographer. These days most buyers beginning their home search on the internet so to me….you only have one time to make a first impression. I had to find another photographer. A friend of mine told me to check out Thumbtack. I did exactly that. Then, I went on line and research a few photographers and their website that I found on Thumbtack. I went with Brad Anderson and Architectural Photography, Inc. I was not disappointed. He arrived introduced himself to me and my Seller and got right down to business. The finish product was awesome!!!! My Seller said, “I can’t believe that is my house….it is so cute.” I would definitely both use him again and recommend him.

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LensLife Photo
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Great job! Lucas is very good photographer. Will get him again next time👍 Sharon

Da Drone Dude
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony B.
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My photographer was out of town, and I needed a sub fast. Mario was right there, did a great job, and was a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend Mario to anyone in need of a professional photographer. Quality, professionalism, great service, and just a real nice guy are what you can expect... Anthony B.

BSP
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie K.
Verified review

TALENTED, REASONABLE AND DEPENDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER We eloped to Imperial Beach (San Diego) and wanted a photographer for our small ceremony. Some who replied wouldn’t even come without guests or had to be a two hour minimum and MOST others were “off the charts” expensive. Gee, I only wanted some shots of our ceremony and of us together afterward, less than an hour. Enter Harp from Best San Diego Photographers! Harp replied quickly to my Thumbtack inquiry, answering my questions and giving me a “real” price; not a bait and switch, plus we received a video of our ceremony as well, which is a priceless addition! Harp followed up with a phone call and I found him to be professional, but yet friendly and warm, and most importantly, he understood what we wanted. Harp consistently touched based with us and answered any further questions that popped up, so I never felt like he “took the deposit and ran”. He arrived 30 minutes early, which honestly was a relief because choosing someone in another city is always a bit scary with all the scams going on. Harp was just as friendly in person – even more so. My husband and I felt comfortable immediately. Harp not only took the photos he wanted from his professional eye, but he stopped to ask us what we wanted and didn’t leave without asking if there were any other shots we’d like. He even left us with an adorable rap song of congratulations, but unfortunately, I couldn’t talk him into adding that to our video  The delivery of our photos was extremely prompt, and again, he responded immediately (and more than once) when this blond couldn’t find something on our portrait gallery. Quality, professional, friendly and dependable are but a few words to describe Harp. Thanks for making our day less stressful with forever memories! Harp, you rock (and rap)! 

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Heather Lee Photographs
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
K. H.
Verified review

Heather was wonderful as our photographer for our engagement photos and for our wedding! Would definitely recommend her!

Mason Street Productions
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Caryn K.
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Briana Gray is an amazing photographer!!!! Her work is fast, efficient and gorgeous! She is an absolute pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Briana and will use her for all my photography!!!!!

Scott Carmella Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rosemary J.
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One of the keys to successfully selling a home for top dollar is getting numerous buyers through a home. One of the ways we do that here at The Joles Group is to have great photographs both online and in print. This is where Scott comes in. He never fails to make the homes I list look there absolute best, no matter what the price point is. The proof of just how good he is, is how quickly the homes I list sell. I consider Scott an integral part of my team of professionals. My clients love his work and so do I. He is by far one of the best real estate photographer/videographers in San Diego County. If you are looking for someone who gives their highest and best. Who will only put out the best quality of product then you need to hire Scott Carmella.

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.

Puneet S Ghai Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Petal and Oath L.
Verified review

I hired Puneet to do a shoot for my business. He was very responsive, professional and artistic. It was so fun working with him and seeing the different ways he was highlighting my products. When I received my online gallery, I was in love. I couldn’t believe how amazing the photos turned out.. and with such quick turn around. I will definitely be hiring him again with my next batch of products.

Alyssa Boynton Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany W.
Verified review

I have loved being in touch with Alyssa for my big day! She's talented and easy-going. An awesome photographer!

Darryn St John Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Olla S.
Verified review

Darryn was professional and we love the photos.

Jacob Veritas Photography
4.3
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Antonio R.
Verified review

Jacob was a very friendly and professional photographer. He was setting up 15 minutes before our agreed meet up time. Although i’m not photogenic, he made me feel more at ease and my pictures came out great.

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