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Browse these event photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Francisco.

Top Pro
  • 20 years in business
  • 736 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natalie H.
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Albert was professional and took beautiful photos of my event. I would hire him again! Thanks!

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Lawrence Gerald
4.8
from 167 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 273 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Frances N.
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Lawrence Gerald always got back to me quickly. Our 50th wedding anniversary celebration took place at Embassy Suites, Milpitas, CA His photos were very clear, and he was easy to work with. He also added special effects to some of the unique photos. He was at the event from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. His fee was reasonable for the quality of work and number of pictures he took. I would definitely recommend Larry as a photographer for any event.

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Michael Keel Photography
4.9
from 151 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 316 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Adam L.
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Amazing time with Michael Keel. His quality and work ethic are second to none. Comparable price to most high quality photographers. Professional in all the right sense. We would book him for any other event should we need professional photography done. Legit, thanks Michael.

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Sheila O'Keefe Photography
4.9
from 114 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 224 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deepika G.
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She is really awesome... We had our maternity session now and She made d shoot very friendly and we Ve got many beautiful shots... She made our experience a memorable one... Can't wait to ve our new born session... She s very adjustable with timing... Very reasonable as compared to other photographers... Would definitely use her again and recommend her...

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  • 8 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kaushal V.
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Super talented! Professional and worth it. Best wedding and event photographer, his style is very unique and artistic. Highly recommended.

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Jeff Rumans Photography
5.0
from 87 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bonnie Z.
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Jeff was a true professional, arrived on time, dressed appropriately, was unobtrusive and polite. He checked in with me throughout the gig to determine where and who from our conference event needed to be captured on film. The resulting photographs were wonderful, a fabulous gallery of shots to choose from - relaxed and candid conversations, complimentary portraits of speakers and guests, beautifully focused. An extremely fast turnaround (less than 12 hours!) I'd highly recommend Jeff if you're looking for a professional event photographer. I feel lucky to have found him here on thumbtack.

Top Pro
  • 7 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brianna H.
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Diane is wonderful! It was so great having her photograph our event and I'll definitely use her for event photography in the future.

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Patrick T. Power Photography
5.0
from 70 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lizzy L.
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Patrick is a great event photographer. He came ready with questions to make sure he achieved what we were looking for. I felt like I saw him every which way I turned during the event. The photos were just what we were looking for and he send the digitals to me within 2 business days. Definitely recommend!

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Andrea Rowe Photography
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 142 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alisha S.
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Andrea served as event photographer for my baby shower at the Orinda Country Club. She was on time, very professional and very easy to work with. She sent over a sample photo, which will serve as my picky sister's holiday card photo. Seriously this says a lot! I can't wait to see the rest of the pictures from the event but know they will be beautiful! Highly recommend working with Andrea

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North Point Photography
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arshiya K.
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Eric and Claire were a delight to have as our photographers. Each time we spoke with Eric, he came prepared with ideas on locations. Before the actual day, he scouted out additional locations. We liked his work which is why we picked him. But, our wedding was on Saturday and we've already seen some samples, and we love, love what we've seen so far. Eric is professional, accommodating and his passion for his work is apparent. Even our guests enjoyed his presence at the wedding. We couldn't be happier with our experience of working with him.

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Cheshiredave Creative
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Corina B.
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Cheshire was our event photographer at our annual holiday party. He did a great job! We loved all the images and the fact that he was early on site and stayed late to make sure he captured everything asked for. We highly recommend Cheshire Dave!

Top Pro
  • 3 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lorena M.
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Wendy was amazing. She was there to help all my guest during my event and made all the pictures fun and easy! I highly recommend LuvlyProduction for any event and I will most definitely hire them again. The photo booth was amazing! Great job.

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ISDesigns Studio
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob I.
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I had to do a short congratulatory video for a friend who is collecting a major award at the Cannes Festival. I come from the ad industry so I'm used to working with filmmakers, photographers etc; I found Ilja to be totally professional, easy to work with (even when I switched the brief) and affordable. He also has a good eye for lighting and performance. Would I use him again? Absolutely.

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sreel Photography
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rupa B.
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Sumit was amazing! About two weeks before my husband's 40th birthday party, I decided I'd like to hire a photographer to take photos at the dinner. I started searching the web, found thumbtack, and put in a request for a photographer. My husband always looks uncomfortable when a photographer is around, but I thought I'd give it a go so we could try to get some nice photos of the special day. I have to tell you that hiring Sumit was the best decision I made regarding the party planning. He captured very special moments including my husband walking into the party and meeting friends he had not seen in years. We also had a few impromptu speeches and Sumit captured the moment for us with each of those speeches. Sumit was so professional and helpful! He was very easy to work with and completely blended in during the party. His photos were excellent and truly captured the moment and emotions of the evening. Both his candid and group shots were phenomenal! I sent the guests a link to view the photos and several people commented on what a great job the photographer did. Seriously- I've previously sent professional family shots from other photographers to my friends and family, and this is the first time people emailed me to say how good a job the photographer did in capturing a moment. I would definitely recommend Sumit, and from now on he will be my go-to guy for professional photos in the future!

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Oscar S.
Verified review

Pleasure working for such a top-notch professional photographer!

Ananda Rochita Photography
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Christine W.
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Ananda was very professional, prompt and extremely personable which made being comfortable in front of the camera easy. The photographs are amazingly beautiful and to have more than one photographer for her fees is a great price. Although for her quality of work she should be charging double. Im thoroughly pleased with our wedding pictures. Thank you Ananda for capturing our memories that will truly last a life time.

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Nico Garibay Photography
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rhiannon B.
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I've been modeling for about a year now, and the only reason I was even able to get my foot in the door a fraction of the way was because of Nico. He was the first person I ever shot with. Since that time we have worked together numerous other times. My favorite thing about Nico, besides his obviously gorgeous photographs, is how comfortable he makes me feel when we shoot. I love pushing the boundaries of my art and being able to work with Nico is the only way I'm able to do that. Nico loves what he does and it shows 100% of the way through his work. He cares about making me, and every other model he's worked with I have no doubt, feel respected. This is a huge problem in the industry, but photographers like Nico are hopefully the forefront of a big change that needs to happen. I use so many photo's that Nico has taken of me in my portfolio, and my agent loves them .

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Andre Soto Photography
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amrinderpal S.
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Andre is a great photographer and very easy to work with. The pictures came out great! Highly recommended.

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Ivan Duran Photography
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Murali S.
Verified review

Ivan is one of the most innovative and creative photographers out there today. He has a wide variety of equipments to give you a complete experience and constantly keeps upgrading them to be on par with today’s technology. From model photography to wedding photography, he’s very knowledgeable in capturing the right moments. Definitely the photographer you should look out for!

Lighthouse Asset Photo
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Sam L.
Verified review

I absolutely loved the photographer and the quality of the photos she produced. It was very easy to work with her and the outcome of the photographs were stunning! The raw images she took of our event were exactly what I was looking for and she took my directions and overall vision into consideration while taking her pictures. She was worth every penny and it was a great price that didn't compromise on quality. She also does beautiful landscapes as well, despite the pictures for my event being mostly people. Ultimately, the photographer was a superstar that delivered on personality, professionalism, and beautiful photographs.

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Alecia H.
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One of the best photographers I've worked with. Completely professional. Replied to emails quickly, arrived early, was proactive and made sure to capture the shots we wanted for the production. I would absolutely hire him again.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Videographer for a Blessing Way Ceremony

Santa Cruz, CA

  • Event type
    Life Event
  • Number of attendees
    Less than 25
  • Photo products
    Other (USB drive of video)
  • Details
    We are having a "blessing way" ceremony for our daughter; we are an adoptive gay couple and we are adopting a child from a Santa Cruz-based birthmother. The ceremony, designed by the birthmother, is approx 1 hr long (we're telling everyone noon but it might actually start at 12:30pm) and will involve about a dozen people in the Live Oak area of Santa Cruz. We're looking for simple (non-elaborate) but high-quality video of the ceremony.
  • $575
    Average price

Need a Photographer for a Corporate Event on September 5, 2012

Los Altos, CA

  • Event type
    Corporate
  • Number of attendees
    More than 100
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    Photographer local to the Silicon Valley, able to travel to Los Altos Hills
  • $822.22
    Average price

Need an Event Photographer for 18th Birthday

Fremont, CA

  • Event type
    Other (18th Birthday Party)
  • Number of attendees
    51-100
  • Photo products
    Physical proofs and prints, Album
  • Details
    In a buffet
  • $425
    Average price
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