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  • 8 years in business
  • 308 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 39 min

Tayllor P.

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Was the BEST experience I've had with headshots. Not only did Nabor keep a smile on my face the entire shoot but made sure I liked the photos as much as he did. It was nice to have a photographer who cared about my opinion as much as his own and I will definitely be recommending him and using him again

Chris D.

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Nabor was awesome! Both my wife and I had headshots done and he made us feel relaxed and comfortable. We were also invited to select our favorite shots vs him selecting for us.

Ritu T.

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We hired Nabor to take headshots of our leadership team. He we professional and prompt, and we all were big fans of his work. Thanks for the great photos Nabor!

TOP PRO
  • 15 years in business
  • 232 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Francisco, CA

Kathryn M.

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Our office of 15 needed professional headshots and Kuks Singh was very accommodating to our changing schedules. All of the shots were downloaded to my computer during the shoot. We will definitely be using him again in the future!

Anand P.

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Kuks did a great job with our family photos. He worked well with our toddler son and took some great shots!! We were very satisfied with the photo session! We will definitely hire him again. Thanks Kuks!!

Lauren P.

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Kuks did a photoshoot of some of our doctors in our new surgical center. He was on time, provided me with great photos, and worked well with our doctors.

TOP PRO
  • 14 years in business
  • 181 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Maia S.

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Thank you Cindy for fantastic wedding photos! My favorite part about working with Cindy is that she is professional. For me, this means several things: she was always timely with email responses throughout the process, she was prompt and ready on the day of, and her turn around time for the photos was super short! But the ultimate reason that Cindy is an amazing professional is that she is invisible! I have heard plenty of horror stories of photographers that drag the bride and groom away from the fun and make the occasion all about the pictures. Cindy was great at taking very little of our time to do couples shots. We were able to be completely present in the moment at all our events and Cindy captured them without us even knowing she was there. We have some excellent candids of friends and family as well as posed shots of the two of us. She stayed close at the beginning of the reception so that I could ask her for specific shots but she also wandered around and got a great picture of almost all 150 people at the event :) We are very happy with the pictures and the experience!

Megan R.

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I am delighted that I found Cindy Hegger and Thumbtack. The entire experience could not have been easier. Cindy was a delight--on time, cheerful, and from her pictures she seemed to be everywhere at once. I loved the diversity of events in Cindy's portfolio, and her skill with portraits and candids. We asked for lots of people photos, and she delivered. She offered a package that was just right for our budget and got images back to us very quickly. I will definitely recommend her to friends and family!

Donato M.

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I am a very camera shy guy but I needed a professional headshot. So I met Cindy. Not only I got great photos, but It has been surprisingly fun too! I highly recommend her to anybody who needs a professional photographer.

TOP PRO
  • 9 years in business
  • 206 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Shaheen B.

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I had the greatest experience working with Sheila! I approached Sheila for a few headshots and few full length shots which I needed for a competition. We had a two hour photo shoot in the beautiful half moon bay. Sheila took great details to plan the shoot and was very responsive and thoughtful. She had great ideas which helped bring out the best in my photographs. She reached the venue long before the shoot and planned a few areas to take the shots. She is a thorough professional and makes your experience comfortable and unique. She delivered the online proofing gallery and the edited photographs soon thereafter. I was so impressed by her work that I would rate here a 20 on a scale of 10.

Raffael P.

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Wow! This was an awesome experience. Sheila was encouraging, warm, and helped me to feel very comfortable in front of the camera. She was taking Headshots, and full body shots for me. We took them at the Claremont hotel grounds in Berkeley. She is a genius at framing the photos and suggesting poses. I am really grateful to have found her, and would definately hire again.

Dan D.

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She was very professional, fun and easy to work with. Pictured my final proofs on the spot. Best experience I have had getting headshots

TOP PRO
  • 11 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 58 min

Susan L.

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Dan is wonderful. I needed headshots for my LinkedIn page and later on down the line for a possible website. He is responsive and flexible with scheduling. In fact, the day of I ended up running late to the meeting spot because of traffic and Dan was understanding. We were able to get the photos done and he was patient in waiting for me. He is great in communicating with you before and afterwards.

Ben N.

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Dan perfectly understood the look I wanted for my headshots, and delivered results that surpassed my expectations. He made what could have been a really awkward experience a fun one. I highly recommend choosing him if you need some headshots done.

Danielle S.

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Dan was fantastic to work with! He was efficient and very quick to respond/coordinate with (especially since I had such a last-minute request). He has a great eye, and my corporate headshots came out really well!

  • 12 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Jessie F.

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I not only love the amazing job Chantelle did for my album promotional photos for my latest music release. But the fact that she offers photo, makeup and hair as a complete service package is so easy and allowed me with my very busy schedule to have the time during hair and make up to feel comfortable and get to know her. So that when the time came for her to start taking the shots we were on the same page. My hair was just how I like it, my makeup looked great on camera and the photos turned out really well. Thanks so much for a great shoot Chantelle and for being so collaborative and really connecting with how I wanted things done.

Farrah O.

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I used Stylebee for both hair and makeup for my engagement session in SF. Chantelle and Stylebee were so wonderful and flexible (I changed my appointment to a super early 4:30am start - yikes!). Shannon was my MUA and hair stylist - She arrived right on time and did such an amazing job. I don't think I've ever looked so glamorous! She made me feel so beautiful and confident for my engagement photos. Highly recommended!! Thank you, ladies!!

Shell G.

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I did a week trip with Chantelle as a photo group, and she was extremely thorough with every photographer, and was able to fulfill each and everyone's very different needs and styles that were appropriate for each shoot. Her style will meet your expectations every time, as she is hard working, and dedicated to making her clients more than satisfied with her fabulous work.

TOP PRO
  • 9 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Nicholas M.

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Tri is an extremely talented photographer and overall great guy to work with. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for headshots!

Leilani L.

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The photoshoot went smoothly and much easier than I expected. I am extremely happy with the end product, the headshots look great!

Mimi J.

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Tri was professional and friendly. The headshots he took for me came out great!

  • 12 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 44 min

Anna S.

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We engaged Patrick for a 1-day corporate photo project involving shooting a lab facility and executive headshots. Patrick was very professional and exceeded our expectations. He took the extra time before the shoot date to scope out the location, which saved set-up time on the day of the shoot. He was professional, friendly and easy to work with. I would highly recommend his services!

Tori L.

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Second time using Patrick and we could not be happier! He took our company headshots and group photos. The photos came out amazing and he was great to work with from start to finish! We look forward to working with him again!

Kathie G.

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Patrick did an excellent job on our company headshots and team photos, and provided the final photos extremely quickly. I would be happy to work with him again.

TOP PRO
  • 11 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Shaldon J.

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We worked with Eric last week to shoot our engagement photos and it really was a great experience all around. We told him what we had in mind and he exceeded our expectations! The turn around for our "sneak peak" pictures were less than 24 hours after our shoot. Thanks Eric - you did an amazing job!!

Allyson L.

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Eric did a wonderful job photographing our family, which included two very energetic kids. He adapted quickly to their playful style and we got some amazing shots of them in action as well as beautiful posed family portraits. He also got us the photos the next day -- such a treat!

Alex W.

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Worked with Eric on headshots for LinkedIn/Social media - he helped bring out the best in my smile and made our location work for us. Would do again - thanks~

TOP PRO
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 25 min
  • Emeryville, CA

John F.

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I'm not one that feels comfortable getting my picture done. Add to that, I've had terrible experiences getting headshots taken. Cheshire made me feel comfortable, and asked my input throughout the session. Also, he knows what a "theatrical" headshot is. The final results, I look good. My only suggestion would be for him to arrive at the studio before the appointment time. That way, in case of bad weather, the customer is not standing outside the studio.

Luisa F.

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Cheshire and I have worked together on many photography projects. We've done publicity photoshoots, fashion shoots, and headshots. I am always impressed and delighted by how easy and enjoyable the photoshoots are. We always have so much fun and Cheshire always puts me at ease! He's alwsys open to my input and I truly trust his artist vision. I highly recommend him!

Aimee E.

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I picked Cheshire to take some professional headshots for my company. I was trying to get my shots to match those taken of the rest of my team in NY. Cheshire went above and beyond to make sure my photos came out exactly as I wanted, and matched the others quite well. He was professional, patient, and made me feel comfortable! Thanks Cheshire!

TOP PRO
  • 10 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 50 min

Winston L.

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Steve had a relaxed presence that put me at ease when arriving to the studio. The studio was small, but was the equipment was very nice. I utilized his services to get acting headshots, and before beginning to take the pictures, he had a handy book that visually showed how good and bad headshots look. He effectively guided me through various poses, and I had a lot of fun the whole time! Oh, and the photos looked fantastic in the end. Overall, what you'll get from working with Steve is a kind and talented photographer who'll make sure you're getting the bang for your buck.

Shirley P.

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My company has used Steve's service for professional group and individual headshots. Steve has done a great job in taking the pictures for all of us. Steve has also answered my calls after hours for my photo editing requests and patiently and dilligently helped me. I would highly recommend Steve for anybody who wants nice professional photo shots.

Nanette M.

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I made an appointment with Steve Fogel Photography for some headshots. The session went very well. It was enjoyable and the time spent was used efficiently. I was very happy with the end product and the pricing. I would definitely recommend Steve Fogel Photography to others who are looking for such a service.

  • 9 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Steve F.

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Dennis is the consummate pro. I needed a headshot for my web site and saw that he was a leading member of Peter Hurley's Headshot Crew, a worldwide team of the best headshot photographers. Then it was a no brainer. He lived up to his reputation and got me some great headshots for a fair price. Had some fun too. I recommend him without hesitation.

Ariana F.

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Dennis Shew is an amazing photographer! I was very nervous and unsure of how to take a good picture. Dennis made me feel very comfortable and confident, and even made me laugh a few times. With his direction, my headshots turned out amazing! I strongly recommend Dennis due to his talent and fair price.

Jessica A.

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Dennis did professional headshots for me. I was very nervous about the process because I don't photograph well. Dennis made the whole experience really enjoyable, and the photos turned out great.

TOP PRO
  • 28 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Rory R.

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Dennis is a true professional! He is personable and very comfortable to work with. He went above and beyond to make sure I was taken care of and had the results I was seeking. What a gem 💎! I am so happy I chose him (out of the various proposals received) as he made me look good! What made me choose him was looking at his website - and his talent for taking beautiful photographs just drew me in. I trusted my gut and went for it! My headshots turned out beautifully! I hope I made a friend in the process as he is such a nice person! I will definitely use his services again and refer anyone I know looking for a great photo to him. I couldn't be happier with my experience!

Jeremy J.

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An experienced professional who works with you to create the best look, organic feel and he has a gift for capturing all the different aspects of personality. Thoroughly impressed with the way he worked during the shoot and his attention to detail! Will recommend him to friends looking for headshots

Marc I.

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Dennis was an absolutely outstanding photographer to work with. I needed headshots and certain pictures taken for a work website. The pictures came out fantastic! He was great to work with, easy to communicate with and responded timely. I highly recommend Dennis Tyler!

TOP PRO
  • 3 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Elina F.

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Julie is an outstanding portrait photographer, I felt very comfortable with her during my photo shoot. She has a great eye for details, photo shoot locations and knows all the technicalities. She was also available to answer my questions prior to the shoot and accommodate my wishes. I was very satisfied with my headshots.

Jenni C.

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Fifi was very easy to work with, kind, flexible, and able to provide an extremely quick turnaround. I liked the finished product, which was high quality. Also, she was professional, patient, and very responsive. Would definitely recommend her to others!

Vanessa A.

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Fifi was a pleasure to work with - professional, creative, and experienced. I am beyond thrilled with the results. I'd happily book her for any photography needs in the future.

TOP PRO
  • 8 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 20 hours

Kristyn C.

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Steven was excellent. I needed a professional headshot and am quite the difficult subject, being extremely camera shy. Steven was very patient and helped me to feel comfortable so I could get the more candid shots I was looking for. I am extremely happy with the end results and would definitely recommend him!

Linda L.

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I heard of Steven Pham's amazing photography through mutual friends, so I chose him to shoot my senior graduation photos. He was wonderful to work with--professional, punctual, talented, and easygoing. I would definitely recommend him to my friends!

Ysabel L.

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We worked with Steven on some group shots and some headshots. Easy to work with, very laid back and gives good direction.

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Caroline M.

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Tracey rocks! Some people run away to the idea of going to the dentist, I am the kind of person running away from the perimeter of any camera! When the whole team had had their headshots done, everyone came back raving about Tracey and I am now glad I took the leap. Tracey was super patient and made me forget about the presence of the camera not even 5 minutes after starting the shoot! Tracey's eye in the composition and light are superb and most of all, all shots translate perfectly my personality. I cannot recommend Tracey's expertise enough. She has now made me feel excited to the idea of getting my headshots done again ( with her only! ).

Kristen G.

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So many words to describe this amazing artist! Tracey and I work together very often and every time I look forward to my projects with her. She is professional, positive, bubbly, has a great eye and so so timely. I have a fashion blog and the photos that she has provided me are great. I highly suggest her for portraits, product photos, events, you name it!

Jaimee E.

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Tracey is the absolute best! She is highly professional yet personable and over delivers on whatever she is working on. She made our models feel confident and comfortable, which was huge for this project. I am thrilled with the photos she delivered and am already planning my next shoot with Tracey.

  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Dan Y.

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I had an urgent need to get headshots done for a website. He was super responsive via messaging and came to my home within an hour! Not only that but he turned the photos immediately and I had digital access within a couple hours. He was efficient, had immense attention to detail and great suggestions to get things done right.

Kate M.

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Working with Omar was a great experience. He came and did group shots at our office, as well as headshots. He was prompt, super super responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with. Highly recommend.

Travis T.

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We had a great time working with him, did great for our group photos and individual headshots. would recommend!

  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 min

Rita Y.

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Tim shot photos for our wedding as a friendly favor. After getting all our photos, it turned out that his shots were a world better quality in composition, lighting, exposure and thoughtfulness that our hired photographer. It was a disappointment to have spent the money in the wrong hands but we were thankful for few quality, memorable and best photos we ended up with - thanks to Tim!

Lindsay Z.

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Tim shot our engagement photos and was so pleasant to work with - he really understood our style and was able to bring out the best in us! He also showed a lot of technical skill and vision in setting up our shots. We couldn't have been happier with our portfolio celebrating our engagement.

Matthew I.

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I hired Tim for a quick professional headshot and am thrilled with the results. Tim was a clear communicator, made the photo shoot super-relaxing, and produced a great finished product. Highly recommended!

  • 7 years in business
  • Response time: 6 min
  • Emeryville, CA

Jay Y.

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I was first referred to David by a close friend, when I needed to update my LinkedIn profile pic with a professional headshot. Not being accustomed to sitting across from such a huge lens, this could've been awkward for me, but David made me feel really comfortable and at ease, talking me through all of the shots. He was efficient without making it feel rushed, and I ended up with 3 great options to choose from. He was able to touch-up my selection, and I was very satisfied with the final product. Now when my wife was pregnant with our son, and we began considering documenting this special moment with maternity photos, I automatically thought of David since I had such a positive experience working with him previously. We ended up taking the pictures at the Berkeley Marina based on David's suggestion and prior scouting/preparation. He made us feel very relaxed with his humor, and was great at directing so that we came away with very natural-looking photos, as opposed to the stiff "Prom Pic" effect that we really wanted to avoid. My wife, an amateur photographer in her own right, had tagged a few items on Pinterest from which she drew inspiration, and I appreciated David's willingness and flexibility to do his best to accommodate my wife's wishes. He also came with his own artistic eye (even taking an epic shot to photoshop against a star-filled sky he had taken a few weeks prior for what came out to be a really dramatic picture). He also "airbrushed" the pictures so that my wife looked even more gorgeous than she already is haha. She ended up posting her favorite pictures on social media and got really positive comments across the board from all her friends. We were really happy with the entire album. I highly recommend David for his skill, photographer's eye, and "bedside manner", and we've recommended him to our friends and family. We'll definitely call him again in the future for family portraits and such. Thanks David for the amazing pictures and wonderful experience!

Lindsay O.

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David makes the photo subject feel at ease, which produces great results! He usually asks for certain words or a feel that the photos convey. He is not afraid of letting photo subjects know what is working and what is not—facial expressions, poses, background, etc. You can tell he is working to get the best results possible. Great communication between the client. Will definitely be going to David for future photography needs.

D.R. R.

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David made great photos of my family, including my rambunctious one year old, in a great outdoor setting.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • Berkeley, CA

Chris A.

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Alana did an amazing job shooting some professional shots for me. She took about a million photos so that we could narrow down the best ones. She was very generous with her time and open minded as to my project. She suggested an ideal venue for the shoot. She did a great job editing and turned the photos around the same day! She was very polite, on time, professional, etc. Extremely satisfied, highly recommend without reservation.

Corrine T.

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Alana was very professional by being direct with what she wanted and showing up on time. She was very helpful in showing me which angles worked best and what poses she was looking for. Alana was very creative with the backgrounds for the photos. She was very polite and approachable throughout the entire experience. I really respect the quality of work she does and the dedication she puts into it.

Carlea W.

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Alana took excellent shots. She made me feel comfortable and had great ideas.

  • 29 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Suzanne R.

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I was in need of a good headshot for a project as a new musician/actor trying to get out there in the world -Johnny Davis was extremely helpful in getting the job done. He had expert equipment, lighting, and was excellent at directing me to find the perfect shot. I was very new at getting my photo taken and his expertise really helped me be comfortable and confident. I gave a copy of the final product to my parents who had it framed- his photo was on display at my folks house for years.

Rebecca N.

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Johnny is very professional and made me feel completely at ease during my headshots. Johnny adapted the photographs to the changing light of the day, weather, and discovered beautiful and natural backdrops that highlighted my outfits perfectly.

Daniel T.

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Very knowledgeable and courteous. The photos turned out wonderfully and I use it for professional affiliations when head shots are requested, and use it on social media where a photo is required. Have gotten many compliments.

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