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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 202 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 324 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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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 143 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
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Jodi M.
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I recently got acting headshots from Brian. It was great working with him! He was very friendly, and I felt comfortable enough to try out some awesome expressions/poses/etc. We would do a series of shots, then look at them on his laptop so that I could see what was working and what wasn't and adjust accordingly. With previous photographers, they would just do a bunch of shoots, then show me the photos online the next day. Brian found a great hair and makeup professional who made me look and feel beautiful! And finally, I appreciated that Brian was really flexible about timing, editing, background setup, etc. Thanks Brian!

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Lawrence Gerald
4.7
from 157 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 261 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
LISA N.
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Larry provided outstanding photo and video coverage of our daughter's Bat Mitzvah. He was professional, and captured precious moments other photographers would have missed.

Sybex Booths
4.3
from 141 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 365 hires on Thumbtack
Zhoey Z.
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Great value for the price! Highly recommended if you want someone who knows what they are doing. We reviewed many different photographers and Sybex Studio really stood out from the rest. We were able to seal the deal with the awesome pricing. Thank you again Ruben for being very helpful.

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Sheila O'Keefe Photography
4.9
from 110 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 217 hires on Thumbtack
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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
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
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Jimmy C.
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Master of low light. We forgot to inform Stavan that our venue had low lighting, but he was already prepared for it. His equipments are some pretty expensive piece of glass. Cant think of a better photographer than Stavan.

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lisa Y.
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Adam and Hanna are the best photographers we ever had! They did an outstanding job during our wedding! They were there taking all the pictures we wanted but they never got in the way. They are a wonderful married couple and so friendly and easy to work with and very professional at the same time. The quality of their photographs is of the highest order! We are so happy we chose them. We give Adam and Hanna our highest recommendation for your wedding or for any major event you have.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
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Tessa V.
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Tri Nguyen was an excellent photographers. He was very flexible scheduling, and was quite quick when shooting. The process was painless and even enjoyable. Can't wait to see the edited photos!

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J Fairbanks Photography
4.8
from 66 reviews
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sara S.
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Jen was a pleasure to work with and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anyone looking for a great Bay Area photographer. She knew her way around city hall and the civic ceremony process, which helped calm our nerves. Her directions during the photo shoot were clear, helpful, fun, and gentle. She is fantastic! Thank you so much, Jen.

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1shotphotography
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Madhvi P.
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Fahim is very easy to work with. Very responsive. Came on time and always responded in a timely manner. He also made a very nice photo book for my daughter.

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Steve Fogel Photography
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carol S.
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Steve is really a talent photographer! He took amazing pictures for my family. He is also nice and patient to my 20-month-old daughter. If you are searching for beautiful personal portrait and family picture, then contact him :)

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Sean Rossiter
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Juliana C.
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Sean created an educational video for a project I was working on. Not only was Sean incredibly personable, but professional, responsive, clear, flexible, and easy to communicate with. I am very satisfied with his work and would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a video creator or photographer.

WOWza Photography
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Edward H.
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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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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Amy J.
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very happy with the photos & the overall experience - don't hesistate to book this photographer, he's great.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Johnny S.
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Simply amazing!! We hired Kathleen to shoot our wedding last week, and we are so glad we did. Kathleen was so easy to work with, from beginning to end. From getting to know us and the style of photography we like, to moving between multiple locations on the day of, to the quality of the pictures we received.... OUTSTANDING. Kathleen was on top of everything, even the things we forgot (like planning a timeline... hello!). Since our wedding was pretty loosely organized, we were worried she may not capture all of the special moments. Boy were we wrong. Kathleen was everywhere, no matter when we looked, she was there taking pics of exactly what we wanted. Couldn't ask more from a photographer, and her vibes are amazing. Super sweet, professional, and fun to work with. Hire her!

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sanjay K.
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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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Alex Vakulin Photography
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 65 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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Jason Chen Photography
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Beth S.
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I hired Jason to photograph a 50th wedding anniversary party and the process couldn’t have been easier. Jason was quick to send a quote/samples of his work and answer any questions I had. He showed up on time and was very professional. The party was Sunday afternoon and by Wednesday morning I had access to all the photos he took. Once I finish going through them and let him know which we choose he will do any touch-up necessary and get them back to me. His pricing was very reasonable, the pictures look great, and his service professional. I wasn’t sure if we should hire a photographer but am so glad we did; the photos will provide a wonderful memory of a wonderful celebration Thank you Jason!

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Irina Mikhina Photography
4.9
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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Laurie W. Photography
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shweta J.
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Laurie is not just a good photographer but nice person too. She made everyone in family comfortable during shoot and her ideas and props are nice too. It is nice to work with her and I'll probably hire her again for family photoshoots.

Meeta Ahlawat
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Debasish B.
Verified review

Meeta in one word is awesome. From the time I first spoke to her I could sense that she's excited about photography and you want to go with someone who loves their job. We had hired her for 3 hours for our daughter's rice feeding ceremony celebrations. She came in early, understood the venue, the light settings and the subject. We had a sizeable number of guests (around 100+) and it is no easy task to handle that many people with kids running around. She was affable and showed she wanted to create an awesome memory for us. I would love to work with her again.

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Need a Wedding Photographer on September 7, 2013

Stockton, CA

  • Photography type
    Wedding / Engagement
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Physical proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online, I'm not sure, Other (photobooth)
  • Budget
    Not sure yet
  • $1132.5
    Average price

Need Wedding Photographer

San Francisco, CA

  • Photography type
    Wedding / Engagement, Event
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Budget
    $200 or less
  • $279
    Average price

Need Photography

San Jose, CA

  • Photography type
    Family
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Physical proofs and prints, Online or digital proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online
  • Budget
    $400-$800
  • $458.89
    Average price
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