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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 205 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 330 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Maria V.
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(SPANISH BELOW) I want to highly recommend Nabor for your next photography project. I was contacted by my book editor asking for a head sot for my next novel. I live in Petaluma, CA and after looking at the rates of local photographers I tried this website. I obtained several bids and since I know very little about photography I asked my son for his opinion (he does photography for fun). After looking at the work of the people who sent bids he advised me that Nabor's work was the best "hands down". I negotiated with Nabor and he traveled to Petaluma to take the photos. We met early in the morning and when I got there he was already waiting for me. I was immediately impressed with his professional demeanor and flexibility. We walked around town and he knew exactly where the right background was. I knew then I was working with an artist. The love for his work is apparent in the photos he took. He got it right from the third photo but went on to take 191 photos!!!. The difficult part for me has been having to decide on just one photo. Nabor is definitely the best photographer I have ever worked with. There is something else beautiful about Nabor and that is that his first language is Spanish which is also my first language. It was truly a pleasurable experience to collaborate with someone passionate about his work. His photo will be a blessing to my novel. Thank you Nabor. (IN SPANISH) Quiero recomendar altamente Nabor para su próximo proyecto de fotografía. Mi editor de libros me pidió una fotografía reciente y profesional para mi próxima novela. Yo vivo en Petaluma, California, y después de mirar los precios de fotógrafos locales decidí probar este sitio web. Obtuve una serie de ofertas y puesto que sé muy poco acerca de la fotografía le pregunté a mi hijo su opinión (él hace la fotografía por diversión). Después de ver el trabajo de las personas que enviaron las propuestas mi hijo me aconsejó que el trabajo de Nabor era el mejor "sin comparación". Negocié con Nabor y viajó a Petaluma para tomar las fotos. Nos encontramos temprano en la mañana y cuando llegué ya me estaba esperando. Me impresionó inmediatamente su profesionalismo y su flexibilidad. Caminamos por el pueblo y él eligió el escenario perfecto para las fotos, sin durarlo mucho. Entonces supe que estaba trabajando con un artista. El amor por su trabajo es evidente en las fotos que tomó. Desde la tercera foto ya había cumplido con su encomienda y sobrepasado mi expectativa, pero siguió trabajando hasta tener ¡ 191 fotos !!!. La parte difícil para mí ha sido decidir en una sola foto. Nabor es sin duda el mejor fotógrafo con quien he trabajado. Hay algo todavía más bello de Nabor y es que su primer idioma es el español, que también es mi primera lengua. Fue realmente una experiencia agradable colaborar con alguien apasionado por su trabajo. Su foto será una bendición para mi novela. Gracias Nabor.

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Lawrence Gerald
4.8
from 161 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 268 hires on Thumbtack
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Ryan J.
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Lawrence Gerald provided an excellent service and at a reasonable price. He was timely, professional, and proved to be very skilled at what he does. The photos were amazing and he even threw in a slide show, which was equally great. I would highly recommend Lawrence to anyone looking for a professional photographer for whatever event. No complaints whatsoever.

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Thomas Sparks Photography
4.9
from 129 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 190 hires on Thumbtack
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Zach M.
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Highly recommended! Thomas is a very capable and professional photographer who took great professional pictures of me. I've gotten a ton of compliments on the pictures and am very pleased with how they turned out. He was also very easy to work with, punctual, and a great editor. Bottomline: He knew how to make me look good!

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Sheila O'Keefe Photography
4.9
from 112 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 219 hires on Thumbtack
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Mirna G.
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Wonderful personality. Great photographer. Very professional. Loved her work.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
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Solo T.
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Stavan and his team were the photographers and videographer at our wedding a couple of weeks ago in Gilroy CA. They were reliable, energetic, personable, very creative and professional in every way. The showed us on time. Every guest was impressed how approachable they were. We can't wait to see the photos! My wife is counting down the dates to get the pictures and I feel sure they are going to amaze us! I will return with more reviews after we get the pictures and videos.

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Jeff Rumans Photography
5.0
from 85 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
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Sally P.
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Jeff is a very creative photographer who comes up with great ideas for photos! He is enjoyable to work with and easily goes with flow even when the unexpected comes up at a wedding. We have beautiful wedding photos and videos and we loved working with him! Thank You Jeff!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
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Joe M.
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Diane always responded quickly, to my questions. She came onsite and was very thorough. Her work was superior to other drone vendors we have used in the past. The stills arrived in 1 day, and the edited video took less than 3 days.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
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Ruchi K.
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Tri is a very friendly and professional photographer. I definitely got a few good headshots and we had a nice couples shot as well. My boyfriend's headshots did not turn out quite as well for him, and I may need to take them on my own. I think Tru was very nice, but we could have benefited from more direction during headshots.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Eric S.
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I've hired Danial Blue for my architecture photography. having one of the best photographers in the industry, is such a pleasure knowing that I'll receive professional and prompt service! Highly recommended

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Andrea Rowe Photography
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Quinn B.
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Ahhhh, I absolutely love our photos! Andrea photographed our daughter's first birthday party. She was an absolute pro, on time, low maintenance, sleuth-y. :) The images are amazing and she gave us soooo many. (So often photographers only give 10-20 as part of the rate, but Andrea shared over 200 with us.) She was lovely, talented, and responsible. I would hire her again and so should you!

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North Point Photography
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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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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Fun Frame Photo Booth
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
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Kim H.
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Fun Frame Photo Booth were simply wonderful!! They created just want we wanted and everyone enjoyed the photographers very much.

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Cheshiredave Creative
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Delinda M.
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Cheshire did a wonderful job shooting my business headshots. He is great to work with and a consummate pro. I frequently hire photographers for promotion campaigns, corporate communications and events and I will definitely be contacting Cheshire for the next assignment.

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Steve Fogel Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
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Ronnie R.
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Steve was prompt to reply to my request for a professional head shot. I reviewed his website and knew right away that he is a talented photographer and could provide the professional outcome I needed. I also learned that he also does a variety of other photo service venues; family photos, and even animal sessions for our four legged family . On the day of our shoot, Steve had arranged an appointment for a make-up professional's services for me. Bottom line, I felt comfortable during the photo session, and the resulting head shots were just was I had envisioned.

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Usman Baporia Photography
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Erika R.
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Usman took care of our needs and was attentive to our vision. Great photographer to work with.....

  • 8 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Vlad S.
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Tri is a very talented and professional photographer. I would highly recommend Tri to anyone who is looking for an portrait photos.

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UP Logic Media
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lauren M.
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My client needed an on-site photographer/videographer that was based in the Sacramento area, and Donald from Up Logic Media was the perfect fit for what we needed. Finding a professional you can trust to get the job done can be a nerve-racking, but Up Logic Media surpassed our expectations by a landslide.

stayreddy photography
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer S.
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Ashleigh is a true professional. In the two hours we had her, she captured all the requested shots plus many impromptu special moments. Her personality and kindness is what separates her from other photographers I have worked with in the past. Many friends and family members commented on her cheerfulness and smile. Her photos are as beautiful as she is. We all enjoyed having her here on our special day. I would hire Ashleigh again for any corporate or private function that I have in the future.

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Oscar S.
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Pleasure working for such a top-notch professional photographer!

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Chi T.
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JP is awesome. He is punctual, and knows his craft. He’s not about the money, he’s about the art. JP takes his time to get you the best shot, he’s not in a hurry and makes sure everything is perfection. Hands down the best photographer I’ve ever worked with. Being in the real estate field, I’ve worked with ALOT.

  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Dana P.
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Rucha has done freelance photography work for Sprouts' Cooking Club for more than five cooking events. She is a wonderful photographer who is always punctual and makes her subjects feel at ease. She has a great eye for composition and consistently produces high-quality work. I would highly recommend using her services if you are in need of a photographer.

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