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San Juan Capistrano Event Photographers

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

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 166 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 363 hires on Thumbtack
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Jennifer H.
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Will did an outstanding job shooting our event at a local LA school. He captured moments with students so beautifully, was exceptionally professional, arrived early and stayed late to get the job done. My company uses Thumbtack to find event photographers in almost every city across the US, and Will is among the best.

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 133 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
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Rebekah K.
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Wow. I have hired a lot of event photographers but Brad truly stands out. Brad comes equipt with all of the gizmos and gadgets to take the best photos in any setting. I have yet to receive such professional images. Event photography is difficult. It is hard to capture the right natural moments. Brad is a master at this. Turn around time of edited image gallery was less than 24-hours. Incredible. Will definitely hire again!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 278 hires on Thumbtack
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Tony S.
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I hired Ivan as the photographer for my mom's 60th birthday party. He proved to be the consummate professional; he took the most beautiful pictures--nearly 1,000--and edited EACH and EVERY picture. And on top of it all, he was VERY affordable. If you're looking for an event photographer, I highly recommend Ivan--great work quality, professional, immediately responsive, affordable. FIVE STARS!

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Nona_Photography
4.9
from 120 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 248 hires on Thumbtack
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Valerie A.
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Nona is hands down one of the best photographers our family has ever worked with! Very professional and extremely good at what she does. We had to reschedule d/t the bipolar Houston weather and she worked well (and FAST) to get everything done, EVEN had a few pics ready in less than 24hrs!! I only wish we could've gotten the remaining photos a little sooner as a small project I was working on was delayed (and so many were so good!). To be fair, she delivered on her original ETA AND photos were done just before the holidays, so we know she was very busy. I would absolutely recommend her to everyone I know, our pictures have gotten rave reviews from family and friends!

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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 170 hires on Thumbtack
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Michael C.
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Alan was great to work with when I needed an event photographer at the last minute. He exceeded the expectations of the client!

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 88 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
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Jason B.
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My family and I were vacationing in Newport from out of state and chose Danielle to capture our beach fun. I had never been to the area before and didn't know any photographers much less any good spots that would work well for family photographs. After exchanging some emails a few weeks before our arrival, we set a date and location for our photos. Danielle was prompt, professional, and chose an excellent location for the photos. Our session was no easy task because I have two small children, ages 5 and 2. Combine that with water and sand and you get a recipe for disaster, but Danielle was able to somehow capture great photographs of my family. I would definitely use her again in the future.

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SuStudios Photography
5.0
from 70 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
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Kaeshon D.
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We had such an amazing time at our wedding reception. Everyone enjoyed the photo booth and the event photography! It was a hit all night with the photo booth scrap book/ wedding guest book. We are so grateful for the amazing time. Would definitely hire again and HIGHLY recommend.

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ROF Industries Inc.
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
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David U.
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There are photographers and then there are artists with a camera; Nicole Pittman is a true artist. I also hired her husband, Chris. Typically you don't strike gold by having an equally talented spouse - but that's what I found in this spectaclular team. I even hired them for another event. I didn't have the money in the budget but after my client saw the work - we couldn't afford NOT to have them. Oh - and the turnaround was insane. They turned over hundreds and hundreds of photos to me OVERNIGHT and a 5 minute edited video in less than 24 hours. I have NEVER seen such talent in a team. Oh - and they are the nicest couple you will ever meet. I'd hire them just to follow me around and say nice things to me! A MUST HIRE!

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Keconi Studio
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
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Samantha H.
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Sean was my engagement photographer in April 2016 and he certainly has a talent for photography. He provided us with his recommended locations and was very patient and comfortable to work with. Sean made us feel at ease while taking our pictures and was able to edit them in a way that was unique and natural. I would highly recommend Sean to anybody who is looking for a photographer for their event. Thank you for your services, Sean!

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  • 1 year in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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David D.
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We needed an aerial drone photographer for a wedding we were filming and Joe came in and got great aerial shots of the wedding ceremony. He is professional and easy going. We hope to work with him again!

Crown Mobile Entertainment
4.6
from 51 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle C.
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Great wedding DJ and photographer with photo booth!! Every one had a great time including the bride and groom!!

Bluechild Entertainment
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Wayne D.
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We needed a event photographer for our 40th anniversary celebration. It was held at South Coast Winery & Resort in Temecula, Ca. The event was four hours. Landi Maduro and her team worked with our daughter to capture this special event for our family and friends. What impressed me about Landi and her team was that they were on time, very professional, but what made our day was the "personal touch" in how they went about capturing this special time for us. The quality of their work is just awesome. The extra added feature and quite the hit with our family and guests was the "Photo Booth". The pictures were developed instantly and was a nice little memento gift from us for our guests. There isn't anything I could think of that wasn't already fulfilled from our experience with Bluechild Entertainment. We would most definitely recommend and hire Landi and her team again. Thank-you Debbie Williams Poway, Ca

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Mukaila: The Photographer
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
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Rubie A.
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Thank you Mukaila for being such a great photographer for my son's first birthday! My guests thought that the pictures turned out well. Mukaila communicated well through email with specifics of our party. He also arrived on time and was able to take pictures of all the details of our party like I wanted. He was also able to be inconspicuous when he needed to be to get all the action pictures. Turn around time for the pictures was only a week. That is a lot quicker than a lot of other photographers that I have worked with before. If we ever have another event, I would definitely get a hold of Mukaila again.

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Jess Young Photography
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica W.
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Jess was extremely helpful and easy to work with for the event. She was very kind and took phenomenal photos of our event participants. She did a great job at capturing the special moments of our 5K.

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Paloart
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Erinn J.
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Pavol is a lifesaver! I need an event photographer last minute (like within 3 hours of posting on here) and Pavol was not only quick in response but was onsite with me walking the property within 2 hours. He was polite, professional, and very accommodating to our photography needs. I would give him my highest recommendation for your events! I look forward to using his work in my upcoming publications and on social media. Thank you Pavol and well done! I look forward to working with you again on any future San Diego projects!

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Chasing Light
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Shaunna C.
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My fiance and I hired Chasing Light to do our photo and video for our wedding. Their pricing was perfect for what we were looking for and we were very excited to be getting both photo and video by the same team. We recently had our engagement photos and cannot begin to explain how happy we are to have chosen them. Our photographer, Russ, was very flexible with the date and even helped us find the perfect location. He definitely listened to what we had in mind and was even ok with my fiance wearing his sunglasses for some of the shots. Russ was very easy to work with and had 2 preview images back to me within the next hour! On top of that, he had the rest of our images ready the next day and they are everything we hoped for and more! I have friends who had to wait weeks to get their engagement photos back. Needless to say, we are obsessed with our engagement photos and CANNOT wait to see how our wedding photos and video turn out.

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Equinox Photo
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Zulema H.
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I you are thinking of using Equinox photo, you will not be disappointed. Tricia absolutely surpassed both me and my wife's expectations. We absolutely loved every photo she took...from our engagement session to our big wedding day. Tricia will absolutely make you feel comfortable in front of a camera. She is 100% professional, but also makes the photo shoot fun! We loved her contagious positive energy, and unique style. Every one of our pictures came out perfect--like bridal magazine perfect! I was so shocked at how she was able to capture every moment so beautifully. On the day of the wedding, Tricia and her husband, LJ, made the stress of the day simply go away with their delightful personalities. Having great wedding photos was one of the most important things that we wanted. My wife was very particular about how she wanted our photos to look, but Tricia surpassed even my wife's high standards :) From the moment we met with Tricia, we know that she would be someone that we could connect with and be open with. We didn't realize at the time how important that would be. There are thousands of photographers out there, but Tricia truly is one in a million. Thank you, Tricia, for everything!

SHU DP Photo
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Arlene U.
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I have had the good fortune to find event's photographer Stefan Unger for one of our special family events. His photos beautifully captured the merriment of the moment and the spirit of those who attended. I would highly recommend Stefan to anyone who is having an event. Thank you. AK

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Say I Do Media
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Courtney M.
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Corey was so amazing at our wedding reception, our family all noted how impressive he was. Anytime something happened that was cute, or photo worthy we would look over and he was already there capturing it. We are so overjoyed to have picked him for our event. Thank you so much!

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ecardella photo//video
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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John S.
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Very good photographer, I would hire him again. Thanks John Awaiting your photos

Dakred Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Donovan O.
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Dakota is a great photographer! He doesn't just take photos to capture a good image, he takes photos that will connect with you personally. Something that really pulls on your personality and he's great at getting the best of you. He's fun, so you'll enjoy the entire shoot.

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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.

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