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  • 20 years in business
  • 688 hires on Thumbtack
Diana N.
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We're very happy with the work that DeNoise Studio did for our wedding. We decided at the very last minute (like two weeks beforehand) that we wanted video of the ceremony, and once we found Albert, he hit the ground running. His promptness and efficiency came through not just during the planning process but after the wedding itself, as the turn-around on producing the video was only a few days! And the video turned out exactly the way we wanted: a very simple and beautiful portrait of a wonderful hour of our lives. Thanks so much, DeNoise!

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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 199 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kjirsten G.
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We hired Nabor for my son's senior picture photo shoot. He was extremely personable and professional throughout the session. He had an excellent eye for outfits, poses, and lighting that translated into so many proofs that I'm still struggling to choose between them 5 days later! I would highly recommend Nabor for a portrait or headshot session - update your LinkedIn profile today with a professional portrait!

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Thomas Sparks Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kelli S.
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What a great choice we made hiring Thomas! We had 100+ people that all wanted individual family portraits and only 1 hour to do it all. Not only did Thomas get every picture we requested, he had time left over for fun pics. Very easy going and non-intrusive. Definitely going to hire him again for our next goat-roping!!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Marissa D.
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It was great working with Diane. Her photos came out beautiful- she is a very talented photographer and great to work with. She was also extremely flexible with schedule which was very helpful. We will definitely be using her again!

ChantelleStudio
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Erica M.
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I had the pleasure of working with Chantelle'a company for my wedding. I scheduled with her for make-up for my bridesmaids. Chantelle was a pleasure to engage with & very accommodating! Our make-up artist was on time, very friendly, & engaged in conversation with all of the bridesmaids. I really enjoyed the fact that the make-up artist asked each girl specifically what she wanted & what she was comfortable with rather than just applying make-up however she wanted. Very pleasant. All of the girls looked beautiful & felt beautiful too :)

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J Fairbanks Photography
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
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Nancy M.
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I was in need of an updated portrait photo for use in my marketing materials. I scheduled a session with Jennifer and I'm so thrilled with the photos she took. She just has that gift of capturing you at your best. She provided me with my photos very quickly. I will definitely contact her for my future photography needs.

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Andrea Rowe Photography
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 124 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Christina M.
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Andrea did an incredible job photographing my 3-day business seminar called PleasureCEO Live! She worked well within the setting, and managed to capture some precious moments that I can now use well in my marketing materials. I myself am a professional portrait photographer so my standards are quite high, and I highly recommend Andrea for your events!

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North Point Photography
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
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Kathryn K.
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Eric produced a very professional looking portrait photograph for me. He took the time to understand what I was looking for and was meticulous in adjusting the lighting and the angle to get the right shot. I appreciated his attention to detail, responsiveness, and prompt delivery. Thanks, Eric!

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Cheshiredave Creative
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
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Devon D.
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I have had the pleasure of working with Cheshire two times. Besides being an amazing photographer/artist, he is kind & so easy going. As a model I am used to doing what the photographer or client wants, however Cheshire is different & allows others to be part of the creative process. He has a very unique way of working that makes you feel relaxed - even when you are trying something new. His direction is clear and his pre & post communication is very much appreciated. Final works, finished images are always stunning and flawless. I'd have to say, to date, my favorite images have been taken by Cheshire, so much so, that his work are the lead-in images in my modeling portfolio. It is easy to provide a recommendation to someone who is not only talented but so much fun to work with.

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James Garrahan Photography
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Janne B.
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His work speaks for itself. His photography ranks up there with great artists. Indeed, he has an artists eye.

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Usman Baporia Photography
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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Olga B.
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Usman has done a fantastic job with our wedding photo-shoot in a limited time on a limited budget! We were very comfortable around him and he told us how and where to stand, so we felt at-ease. It was a natural and relaxing process, which we are grateful for. We got great portrait photos and picturesque views of us and majestic City Hall. We don't regret our photographer choice even a second and I would recommend him to everyone!

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framed.world
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Eidji B.
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I hired Tiago for a large corporate event (500+ people) for one of the Big 4 Professional Services Company as a private photographer and his professionalism and work output was outstanding. Tiago is friendly, operates very seeming less and is highly capable in adapting to various circumstances. He is quick on his feet, interacts very well with people and the portrait work he created for our clients received phenomenal feedback. I highly recommend his services and would trust his work at any event. Look forward to another future opportunity to work together again. Thanks Tiago! Great Job!

SF Imagery-Portraits
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Tony T.
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Rick took my family portrait ( 20 people include 7 kids which are under 10) and did a very good job. He was very patient with kids and took all the time to get very good pictures. Anteneh

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Alex Vakulin Photography
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lana Z.
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Alex IS AMAZING!!! Talented, patient, soft spoken, flexible and super creative. We are not much of a photogenic people on the first place, and my husband doesn't really like to take pictures. But our photos turned out better than we hoped every single time! And we are so happy that we've created wonderful memories to look back at thanks to Alex. From lovebirds photo shoot to maternity, to baby pictures and family portraits, Alex was able to capture incredible moments and details. And he is so good with capturing kids! Those moments of sweet smiles and silly giggles that you can almost hear through the picture are priceless. We had wonderful time every time we took pictures, I don't think there was a single photo we didn't love. I can't say enough of how happy we are to have Alex as our photographer. Now with another baby coming up in super exited and can't wait to create more memories. I would highly recommend Alex! You will not be disappointed!

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Fifi Fresh Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

Rich Jarvis Photography
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Karen D.
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We hired Rich Jarvis to take senior portraits of my son after a couple of failed attempts by the schools choice. This very special time needed to be captured and remembered. He did a phenomenal job! Not only did he choose a great setting but he worked with my son on multiple clothing changes and props. The hardest part will be choosing which ones to display as each and every photos is amazing! He Was personable, professional, and made sure to get exactly what we wanted. From now on he is the only photographer for our family!

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CDA Films
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Trilby G.
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Sam was very professional throughout, followed up quickly on every email and fully lived up to our expectations with our family photos of 9 people, including portraits, of 4 generations ranging in age from 3 to 93. Sam went out of his way to accommodate our needs and wants, came up with excellent suggestions along the way and managed to take great photos even under demanding conditions. We were more than thrilled with his results and would not hesitate to work with Sam again at any time.

Joi Ong Photography
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Aimee L.
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Joi did an amazing job during the whole shoot. She coordinated the makeup artist, props, and location. She was extremely professional and friendly the entire time, and she gave wonderful direction and feedback. I am in love with all of the images I received from our shoot, as she is as talented an editor as photographer. I can't wait to shoot with her again!

Michelle Kenyon Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Karla C.
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Michelle is the utmost professional, in every sense of the word. She did a fantastic job shooting portraits for my teenage daughter (upcoming graduation) - not only did she connected right away, she made her feel comfortable in her skin. She suggested a few spots for us to shoot, reference time of day for best lighting. She made the session feel and look effortless as well. I truly appreciated her timeliness and attention to detail, which are clearly reflected on the quality of the pictures and quickness of getting proofs. Thanks again, Michelle!

J. Davis Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
James W.
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Johnny Davis has a vast and wide range of experience in the San Francisco Bay art scene. Gallery director, art photographer, curator quickly come to mind. He knows the ins and outs of promoting individual's varying art careers. I have worked with him for decades.

Lighthouse Asset Photo
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
William S.
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We had our family portraits done at an outdoor location by TC Galloway. Her price was way under our budget yet she delivered to us fantastic photos which we absolutely love. Would hire her again and refer her to people we like.

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Need Portrait Photographer

San Rafael, CA

  • Photo type
    Family
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Details
    i want family Christmas pic
  • $330
    Average price

Need a Portrait Photographer

San Rafael, CA

  • Photo type
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    I want to take pictures with my bestfriend together, I want nice outdoor pictures that look really nice
  • $200
    Average price
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