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Dayvid Photography
4.7
from 183 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 365 hires on Thumbtack
Sonia R.
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Dayvid was great to work with for my daughter's quinceañera . I researched a lot of photographers and he is the only one that made me feel comfortable enough to book without meeting him since I live out of state. He showed up on time was very easy to talk to and gave me a great product. I would definitely use him for my other daughter if he is still around.

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 157 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 353 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
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We hired Will to shoot two large group photos for a corporate training and deliver prints by the next business day and he completed the job seamlessly and professionally. He was easy to get in touch with and very reliable. I coordinated this training in 15 different markets with 15 different photographers, and Will was one of our favorites! I would recommend Will for any photography job in the area!

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Creative Vision Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Denise D.
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I can't say enough about Ivan! He captured my son and daughter-in-laws wedding and reception better then we could have imagined! After receiving the photos, we all gathered and watched a slide show and re-lived all of the beautiful and fun moments, as well as moments some of us missed, but Ivan captured! He is an incredible photographer and a very professional and kind man! I look forward to using him again in the future, and I highly recommend both his photography excellence as well as his reasonable fee's!

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 126 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 276 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Melissa S.
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Brad was fantastic! When he arrived at our location, he quickly scanned the scenery, and within seconds was able to determine the most beautiful spots to shoot. He picked several places based on existing architecture, landscape and foliage. His vision was amazing! A true photographer. I was worried about all the people in the area, but he knew how to set up the shots so it looked like we were the only ones there. He was also able to direct us into poses that may have felt unnatural, but translate wonderfully to the finished photo. The results were beautiful! I'm always concerned about color and lighting - I see so many photographers get it wrong, but our photos are truly professional quality. If you want someone who strikes a nice balance between efficiency, artistry, and reasonable pricing (and who doesn't?) then I highly recommend Brad!

PicMarc Photography
4.9
from 113 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly D.
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Absolutely wonderful experience. A real pro who is sincerely customer focused. The first photographer who had the humble swag to gently direct the shoot with my best interests in mind. This is a true feat if you've had other experiences with photographers, Marc will get the 'look' you need that you did not know you needed. He took this shaggy dog and turned him into a pedigree!

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Nona_Photography
4.8
from 108 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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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John Glover Photography
5.0
from 87 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Larry D.
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If you're looking for the best in quality, look no further. I do research for a living and checked out many top-of-the-line photographers before choosing to work with John. His knowledge, detail, and professionalism was exceptional. Everything he promised before, during, and after the shoot he delivered on time and just as he said it would be. Simply the best.

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MacTaggart Media
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 199 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Charles D.
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MacTaggart Media worked with my organization during a three day conference in San Diego and everyone with our company was impressed with her professionalism and the high quality of her work. Over the years, I have engaged photographers all around the country for corporate events and Kelli MacTaggart is the best I've ever hired.

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Sechrest Photos
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tammy S.
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Alan and Ina are wonderful photographers. They really takes the time to get to know you and make your experience everything you want it to be. They shot my wedding in May and the pictures are beyond beautiful!!!! Every picture shows our love & happiness. They captured the emotion of the day. We have a lifetime of memories because of them. I highly recommend you use them for all your photography needs!!!!

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 69 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie W.
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This was our first time working with a professional photographer. Danielle was amazing from the very beginning. She offered creative ideas and took the time to lay every detail out for us. Our engagement shoot turned out amazing. Her turn around time is great. She doesn't make you wait forever. We are looking forward to getting our wedding photos back soon!

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Ant Farm Media, Inc.
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
DARLENE S.
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Best creative photographer. New all about my company and listened real well. Perfect.

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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Margaret P.
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My family and I had a great experience with Sheryl. We had a huge family photo shoot due a very meaningful reunion- with a newborn, several Oct. birthday celebrants, and a family member that has been in remission with cancer for one year to the date. I was coming from out of state and I searched online for photographers. What caught my attention and what drew me to Sheryl was her great eye and great shots from her portfolio. The colors in her pictures were vivid and creative and wanted to have memorable family photo shoot. She was very professional, easy to contact and talk with. One family member has to be careful with large crowds due to health issues, and she worked well with the space we had. She was resourceful, efficient and accommodating. And she worked well with all the kids- which were 6 in total! Overall, I highly recommend Sheryl for her professionalism, her talent, and for her thoughtfulness.

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 60 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

My first experience with Kenny was an email exchange. The exchange was friendly, energetic and positive and set the tenor and tone for the entire experience. A phone conversation ensued, and that was again positive and friendly and upbeat. In fact, Kenny is not only a professional, but he’s one who is enthusiastic about his chosen métier. I mentioned that I’m a serious amateur photographer and he immediately jumped at the chance to talk about his passion. In other words, Kenny is not only interested in the business end of things but truly enjoys his work and talking about it. I immediately felt comfortable with him. Kenny was the first of several photographers from Thumbtack that were on my list of contacts. But, as a result of the very positive conversation I had with him, I decided to hire him right then and there. The day of the photo session Kenny was ready to go on time. He welcomed me warmly into his studio and we proceeded to create some very nice looking professional head shots and 3/4 shots. Probably because Kenny remembered talking to me about my interest in photography, he explained things as he went along such as how and why he was lighting his subject in a certain way. He loves “talking shop” and I think this is a sign of someone dedicated to his art. I think this kind of individual makes the best professional. And the proof is borne out of the results. Kenny created some very nice photos about which I’ve already received numerous compliments and enthusiastic praise from family, friends and colleagues alike. I would definitely hire Kenny again. And… I still enjoy talking to him about photography. We still exchange emails and he’s still friendly and genuine. I can highly recommend Kenny to you for your professional photo needs.

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Grant Terzakis Photography
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Maggie D.
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Having rarely worked with photographers before, I was a little nervous. Grant put me totally at ease and I had so much fun with the shoot. My pictures came out beautifully and I couldn't be more happy with the overall experience!

Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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Hugh was amazing to work with from prepping for the event until after the event. He was professional, friendly and super helpful. He was able to bring along a friend who was equally as great. The guests at the event loved both of them and inquired about who the photographers were after the event! And of course we were more than happy with the quality of the photos! Great work!!

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Saints Photography
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Zach H.
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I put out a thumbtack request for a photographer the night before my wedding anniversary in a last minute effort to try to give my wife the gift of family pictures for out anniversary. Due to my last minute request I was sure no photographers would be able to come out the very next day. Within 2 minutes of me submitting the thumbtack request Rachel actually called me on the phone and said she would love to come out the very next day and take our family pictures! Rachel was so accommodating and even was answering text message questions I was sending until 11:00 P.M. that night! The day of my anniversary I surprised my wife with a beautiful little family pictures certificate that Rachel had made custom for me the night before. Rachel met up with us that afternoon for the photo shoot and she even drove all the way up Big Cottonwood Canyon where we wanted the photos done. Rachel's patience with our screaming kids was amazing and her professionalism was unsurpassed. Rachel also has an amazing eye for art and photography and thought of some amazing ways and ideas to capture some truly amazing moments of our family. She really captured the relationships our family shares instead of just pictures of our family staring at the camera smiling. I HIGHLY recommend Rachel. Thanks Saints Photography!!!

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  • 1 year in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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!

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Jess Young Images
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Claudia G.
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It our first time working with a professional photographer. We had such a great experience with Jess and we loved our pictures so much we booked her for our wedding day.

88 Hearts Studios
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Joel D.
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Initially was afraid of the professionalism of the photographers, we never met with them in person. We communicated all by emails, text and phone calls. Once they showed up they were great, good team work! Such a great experience. Antonio was such a great leader and he knows his stuff. It was amazing!! We are excited and can not wait to see our wedding pictures and videos. They were so great even when we booked 1 month in advance for photographer and 1 week in advance for videography. There is not enough stars to show how satisfied we are with them.

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Frances Tang Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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Wayne N.
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She brought in an extra photographer to ensure a standard was met. Didn't let me make mistakes that I would have regretted. Outbest some of photographers that cost 2k more. Works really hard as well as coming with a high level of professionalism and experience. Fought hard to get the best possible picture. Was lucky to have found her. Received high props from friends and family that do photography for a living. Exceeded expectations and succeeded in areas where photographers with more experience who've failed. Able to make any situation work, regardless of location and venue.

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Stone Studio Concepts
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jasmine M.
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I loves how my photos came out! Amanda took my photos exactly how I wanted!! Definitely would recommend her as a photographer!!!!

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