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Best LA Headshots
4.9
from 202 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 327 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christie R.
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I contacted Adam Southard for new theatrical headshots. After reviewing several quotes and talking with potential photographers, I was most impressed with Adam's portfolio and his quick turn around time to answer my questions. Because I needed so many different looks, I also needed a photographer with a great eye and who could help me get the shots I needed (all in one shoot). I signed up for the headshot package - 6 looks for $300. I arrived to the shoot hair and makeup ready and had a friend who assisted me with the photos. Adam was very friendly to us both and I know immediately that the shoot would go well. Adam is based out of a home studio, so he has different backdrops and lighting inside his living room studio. It is a very comfortable atmosphere, again, making it much easier to get great shots. For each of the six different looks Adam took some inside the studio and then we went outside for a different lighting and feel. For this reason I feel I got such a great array of looks in a relatively short shoot! Following the photo shoot I received a dropbox file of all of my photos, in roughly three hours. I reviewed the photos with my agent and we selected twelve that were best for retouching. Adam immediately touched up the photos and sent them to me via dropbox. I had a few other finicky things I needed fixed in the photos (as per agents' request) and Adam very graciously fixed these and sent them back to me the following day. I came away with a great selection of photos that I can use for diverse roles/work. I give Best La Headshots/ Adam Southard 5 stars and fully recommend him to any and all actors. He is an outstanding photographer and also very kind and easy to work with (this is not always the case with photographers!). You will be very happy with the results!

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Desert Rose Photography
4.9
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 357 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lorna C.
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We hired Desert Rose for one photographer for a charity event originally. But, after talking to Will, who is lovely, we decided to hire them for two photographers and their awesome photobooth! They came to our event and set everything up with no fuss. People loved the photobooth, which printed out right then and there and also could text or email photos. It was a real hit! Will and his staff are super nice and very professional and we will never need Thumbtack to find an LA area photographer again as we will be using Desert Rose ;)

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 131 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 281 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!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 272 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marissa D.
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Really enjoyed working with Daniel! He's a great photographer, and very punctual and professional.

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Nona_Photography
4.9
from 116 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 240 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 90 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marcelle G.
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I needed new work headshots and a family photo with my 3 dogs. This was my first time using Thumbtack and I received bids from 5 local photographers. I decided to to with John Glover because of the precision and great attention to detail I noticed in his sample photos. John's photos came out nothing short of amazing, he even captured all my dogs at attention at once. My headshots came out better than any headshots I've ever taken. Highly recommend using him.

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Joe Chung Photography
5.0
from 88 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ben E.
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Joe is a very kind and easy person to work with. He's always on time and very dependable. He has a passion for his work and it shows. I personally sought out Joe because his photography skills are unique and original. He is a very creative individual that stands out from the rest of the photographers in the greater Indianapolis area! Joe is a class act with many bright years of photography business ahead of him!

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Danielle Penn Photography
5.0
from 76 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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Sheryl Bale Photography
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 128 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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J. Concepts Productions
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janine M.
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Jami was AWESOME! She did both my photography and videography on such short notice. She was great with everyone! All my guest loved her! She got the most important events throughout our wedding. She's very good at her work and I highly recommend her. =)

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Grant Terzakis Photography
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marc L.
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Grant was phenomenal! I have been in the event planning business for 25 years and have hired over 500 photographers in this period... I highly recommend him for any type of event .. he was punctual, professional and personable - And the photos he took really captured my guests and the event...

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Kenny Goldberg Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John C.
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I've worked with several photographers over the years and Kenny is by far the best. His work product, expertise and overall responsiveness is excellent!

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ROF Industries Inc.
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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Amina Touray Photography
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leanne F.
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Amina has been very communicative and understands the goal of the project!

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Keconi Studio
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sabrina R.
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Sean has been great from the very beginning. He did our Engagement Shoot and our Wedding. Our engagement photos were amazing and from what I have seen so far, the wedding pictures are just as equally amazing. I am really excited to see what he puts together for our video. We really loved working with him and his crew. They were very easy going and worked hard to get all of the shots that I had wanted. I have already recommended him to a few of my friends. Also, he was very affordable and I know for me personally, I was on a tight budget for the wedding, and couldn't afford the rates that most photographer/videographers charge. I really got lucky when I found him. Thank you Sean for everything! And I can't wait to see the rest! :) Sabrina

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Trittonproductions.com
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alexander P.
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Jordan Tritton can easily be considered one of the most professional cinematographers and photographers I have worked with. He has a great attitude, easy to work with, skilled, and brings ideas to the Table.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley S.
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Joe was a terrific photographer. I had to postpone the photos 3 times due to weather, and he was very patient and made himself available throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for drone photography and we will be hiring him again for future projects.

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Hugh Foster Photography
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro 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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Jess Young Images
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly T.
Verified review

I've worked with Jess as a volunteer photographer for two non-profit events that I managed. She is a pleasure to work with - very communicative and easy to be around. She took great shots at both events and provided us with the files via dropbox within 2 days after the event. I would absolutely recommend Jess for both outdoor and indoor events photography, and appreciate that she cares about giving back to her community through volunteering her time. Thanks, Jess!

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Mukaila: The Photographer
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rubie A.
Verified review

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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Made It Media
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Larry O.
Verified review

For any special occasion photography, LOOK NO FURTHER! Gabe is truly a ONE OF A KIND photographer which you will quickly find out once you meet him. He sees things in such a different and unique way and is very outside the box thinking. He brings amazing creativity to any project. If that isn't enough to persuade you, just give Gabe a call and talk to him. He is so down to earth and funny which helps take the tension and awkwardness out of a photo shoot. Gabe has a true natural talent for photography and was able to capture every special moment of our family's photos, and that meant the world to us. Give him a call, you will not be disappointed.

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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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Need a Headshot Photographer

Glendale, CA

  • Headshot type
    Professional / Business
  • Photo shoot location
    Studio, Home, On site
  • $266.67
    Average price
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