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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 203 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 325 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 158 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 261 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Noah F.
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Clearlight Video & Photography captured the best of my wedding. Lawrence is professional, kind, outgoing, curious, thoughtful, and takes the initiative to get the perfect shot. He calmly and tactfully directed our guests into the frame to get all the compositions we asked for (and more). Lawrence has a natural ability to capture real emotion and personality from strangers, such that many of our best photos are his candids. Moreover, all of our guests complimented us on his professionalism, friendliness, and ability to get people in the shot to compose good images. Lawrence was easy to work with throughout the process. We negotiated a price easily, even though my situation was fairly unique. Lawrence also allowed me access to his RAW files, something many photographers refuse to do. When I was unable to transfer the files to my computer after the event, Lawrence made additional arrangements to ensure I received them. Lawrence even continued to work on some of my images after the event had completed and he had been paid in full, sending me his alterations gratis. In sum, I speak for all of my guests in saying we were incredibly impressed with Lawrence's work. Measured by quality, I can see the services of Clearlight Video & Photography easily costing in excess of $2,000, especially in the Bay Area. I consider Lawrence's photography services to be the best bargain of my wedding, and give him my highest recommendation.

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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 143 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nadia G.
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Brian helped me with lifestyle photos at Natural Bridges in Santa Cruz. I wanted natural lifestyle images of myself as well as a few shots of yoga poses. I am very pleased with the results of the images as well as Brians' service. He was patient, professional and made me feel very comfortable. I appreciated his feedback and suggestion and how flexible he was with the whole process. His prices are fair and reasonable. I would hire Brian again in a heartbeat. I'm so impressed with him that I am going to tell my freinds and family about his services. Thank you Brian!

Sybex Booths
4.3
from 142 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 363 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
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I interviewed about 15 photographers to try to find the perfect one and I finally did! I had a lot of specific requests that I wanted photos and video footage of many special things so that my video can turn out the way I want it to and give a specific story,both Ruben and Omar jumped in no problem! They were always around me whenever I needed and it was fast and easy to get pictures with everyone and not waste time. I can not wait to are the final product! So far the preview pictures I have got have had emotion and been beautiful! Here is a picture of my husband and dad and probably one of my favorite photos ever now! I really suggest using these guys... I have already had 3 friends from the wedding ask for their contact information! They won't disappoint!

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Sheila O'Keefe Photography
4.9
from 110 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 217 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...

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Deborah W.
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Stavan did a great job photographing of our wedding! His pictures were lovely, and plentiful, and he did a great job of getting the right shots without getting in the way (like some photographers). Very highly recommended!

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Jeff Rumans Photography
5.0
from 85 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer W.
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Jeff was smart, prepared, and professional. I selected him over other photographers because my impression was that he approached a job with the customer's needs at heart, and his work at our event certainly bore that out. He communicated well, was unobtrusive and helpful, and oh by the way he took some wonderful pictures of people engaged and working together at our event. You will enjoy working with Jeff, I promise.

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 69 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Elyse W.
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Adam and Hanna were our Wedding Photographers in November 2016. Everything was very professional from the first time we met them, email communication in between, and on the day of our wedding. They were specific in asking us which photos we desired to be taken and were careful to take these and more! We were very impressed by the results and the price. Adam and Hanna provided us with incredible, professionally done photos that we will cherish for the rest of our lives. Everyone we show our photos to are amazed at the quality. There's no one else out there who charges a great, low price with high quality! I would definitely recommend them to anyone.

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J Fairbanks Photography
4.8
from 66 reviews
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Laura B.
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Choosing Jennifer as our photographer for our wedding day was the best decision we made. Great communication since our first conversation. Our wedding day was chaotic! But she was there trying to do whatever she could to help us. The photos of our wedding beat our expectations, she was able to capture all the love and happiness of our wedding, everyone who saw our pictures loved them! Thank you Jen for being awesome and capturing such amazing images of the best day of our lives!

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1shotphotography
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shugufa A.
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Fahim was my photographer for my wedding ceremony. He had multiple sit downs and conversations with me prior to my big day to make sure I get every memory captured. I absolutely love my pictures!! Fahim was on time and professional and stayed until the very end. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking for someone cares and is a passionate about their work.

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North Point Photography
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nicole F.
Verified review

Eric and his lighting assistant, Claire, did an AMAZING job at my recent wedding on February 17, 2018 at the Elks Lodge in South San Francisco! I HIGHLY recommend them to anyone in search of a local photographer. Amidst wedding planning and looking at expenses, my now husband and I, finally decided that we should have a photographer after all. We were nervous about prices, and after contacting many other photographers, we felt that it might be out of our desired budget. I came across Thumbtack on Facebook, and requested photography services. Eric contacted me within minutes, and quickly followed up via email and later phone. He was super easy to work with, creative, and really had a great vision for what we wanted captured on our special day. He also offered an incredibly reasonable price for all that he offers. He helped put our minds at ease, and assisted us with coming up with a tentative schedule that ended up working effortlessly. He is very great at giving direction when taking photos, and makes everyone feel comfortable. He is also great at working with other vendors, as he worked very well with our DJ to coordinate our evening's events. I couldn't be happier with the "Quick Peek" that he sent me a few days later, and am incredibly excited to see the rest! The photos are beautiful! Thank you so much, Eric and Claire for providing us with such wonderful memories! http://www.npointphoto.com/Clients/Current-Clients/Nicole-and-Rene-Wedding-Quick-Peek/

WOWza Photography
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Edward H.
Verified review

Awesome pictures ! I've got stunning pictures from Chris. His work was totally different with the ones from other photographers. Looks so professional and really LOVE it !

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Alex Vakulin Photography
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Yuliya V.
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Alex is a wonderful and very talented photographer. He is easy to work with, flexible and delivers outstanding results. I think I look better on his pictures then I do in real life. Alex made me feel very comfortable and I enjoyed all my images!!!

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sanjay K.
Verified review

Allan is of the best photographers I have ever worked with. His punctuality, friendly demeanor, faithfulness, and passion for capturing memories that will last a lifetime are his best qualities in business. He has all the right equipment, talent, and skill, and comes at a great price! I used him for my graduation photos and now use one of his photos for my linked in profile picture. He's an awesome guy and I'm really glad I hired him!

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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Apoorva S.
Verified review

Nic came ahead of time on the day of the event. He coordinated well with the photographer. We hired him for the raw footage of the event and highlights video. He was very responsive over email, and provided raw footage of the event within a week. Highlight video contained well selected scenes.

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Irina Mikhina Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Anthony T.
Verified review

Working with Irina was easy from start to finish. We set a date that I had to postpone a couple times because I was sick. When I showed up for the shoot Irina spring into action. She gave good direction and tried a number of different poses. I didn't know how the photos would turn out, but she has a good eye and knows how to bring out the best in the subject. I was more than pleased with the photos. I have worked with other photographers and haven't enjoyed those experiences. This was a great experience and worth the fee!

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Jason Chen Photography
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jasmine M.
Verified review

Very creative photographer, I told him the shot I imagined and his shot is beyond my imagination. Very recommended!

Meeta Ahlawat
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Girish R.
Verified review

Meeta took care of the pictures of our daughters First Birthday. She was at the venue before time, settled up and we got great candid pictures of the baby and guests. We are extremely satisfied with the pictures. I would highly recommend Meeta to anyone who is looking for a professional photographer

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Laurie W. Photography
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Heidi E.
Verified review

Laurie was such a great photographer. We had her for our San Francisco kids birthday party. She captured every moment and covered more than 50-60 kids each having their special moments. She even climbed into the bouncy house to take picture of them while playing. We would love to work with her again.

Ebrithil Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Neha H.
Verified review

Wenyuan is very punctual and friendly. He is good with kids. He clicked pictures for my son's 1st Birthday party and even few family portraits. The pictures were amazing and he captured nice moments. I would recommend Wenyuan to everyone looking out for a good photographer.

David Antalek Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Duke T.
Verified review

David's work as a photographer was so intuitive and creative. Every shot seemed to jump off the page. His ability to capture light and shadows made every shot look like a work of art. I would highly recommend him.

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