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  • 26 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Francesca G.
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In addition to capturing such great moments from my debut party, John was also very professional and courteous. The pictures he took turned out absolutely stunning. He is also very responsive, which I appreciated. After the event, I received the pictures within a couple of days. I am very pleased with the pictures I received and highly recommend John to anyone who is looking for an event photographer!

  • 38 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Yair K.
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Shaula and I recently got married in Santa Barbara Courthouse and Bob, together with Paul, his assistant, was our photographer. We really love the pictures they took of us, our family, and our guests. Surprisingly, even though Bob took picture throughout the ceremony, he didn't bother us at all. He was there, but he didn't stage the ceremony. He just let us be, and he managed to get all the unforgettable moments while maintaining great compositions. I would highly recommend hiring Bob as your photographer.

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Doug Ellis Photography
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brittney S.
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It has only been such a short time from our wedding and we are still so in awe of the work Doug did. He recommended two photographers for our wedding and even though I didn't think it was very big and necessary, I'm so glad I did! He and Bryan were able to be at different locations and have different views and it was perfect! They were easy to get along with, funny, personable and everyone loved them. The pictures came out absolutely incredible and the turnaround time to completion was impressive. They captured all of our requests plus things we wouldn't have thought of. You can never have a "do-over" for wedding pictures and I am so grateful to Doug and Bryan for the impeccable job they did. I would highly, HIGHLY recommend them to anyone for any photography needs!

Aum Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela H.
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Keelin truly has a gift! She's an excellent photographer & made my maternity shoot a blast to do. The pictures she took are some of my favorites & I'll cherish them for many years to come!

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Bright Bird Photography
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Katie E.
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Our family photos turned out beautifully! She was able to capture the kids giggles and more tender moments just as I had hoped; all while dodging waves, waning light and variable cooperation of our 1 and 4 year old boys! She was flexible with time and also with style of photos from spontaneous moments to more formal groupings. I found her pricing very competitive with South Bay professional photographers who generally charge a sizable fee for prints and images on top of sitting fees. Would recommend Bright Bird without reservation!

Danyell Ellis Visuals
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Blake C.
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This person was so amazing. She took the best video of my wife and i’s wedding day! Not only was the footage great, but she was extremely professional and a pleasure to be around. My wife loved her personality, which made it very easy to act natural when someone is filming them. She got videos of things that I didn’t even get to experience myself as the groom, so watching back again was like a new experience in itself. Her prices are great for the amazing quality I received. I would recommend her for any event, photo and video. We hired her for video, but she took better pictures than the photographer we hired. Thank you Danyell! 5 stars all the way.

  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Susansusanjo J.
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Alex is a phenomenal photographer catching the essence of his subjects. Do not hesitate to book his services !

Remember When, by Ceci
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Joshua H.
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Over the past several years I've had the pleasure of knowing Ceci as a friend and watching her grow as a great photographer. Last year I had Ceci take my senior pictures. Even though I'm not very photogenic, Ceci worked with me to get some amazing shots. We went to a lot of really rustic places, and a few spots that hold my favorite memories during college. The best part about my shoot was getting to hang out with the Frosts. To them, you're more than just a picture, you're a friend.

Unedited Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Amrita K.
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I really want to thank loni for taking pics of my sons birthday party.she had done outstanding job and taken some memorable pics of the event. I highly recommend her .For any future events i might have i am not ging to look for any other photographer but Loni...

ENKimages
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Annette H.
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I hired Johnny as a second photographer for my wedding with my new wife. His photos were really amazing. I have pictures of my fans and friends smiling and having an amazing time.

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About

My name is Ryan Martinez, and I had gone to college in Santa Barbara. I will now be pursuing my life towards Santa Monica in which I will be shooting weddings on a daily basis. Email me for inquires.

Fine Heart Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Rachrl M.
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I've worked with Barbara twice, for both professional photos and family holiday photos. She's creative and extremely professional, funny and kind, and I couldn't be happier with the entire process. I wouldn't hesitate to hire her again. She's the first person I'd recommend if asked about photographers and my go-to gal for any photography project. We love Barbara, and so will you!

BassImages
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Elena T.
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Jim is one of the best photographers I have ever worked with. He can go out on a shoot alone and come back with great stuff. He always manages to get the best out of people. I have recommended him to many clients through the years and he has retained all of them. Elena Trevino Elena Trevino Design

Isaiah Kajumba
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Aulama L.
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Wow! What an amazing photographer! We got married on Dec. 15 at the Santa Barbara Zoo and so many people told us how hard it was to photograph there, Isaiah proved so many people wrong. He was fun and great to work with. His eye for detail blew my wife and I out of the water! His eye to see the small details of every piece of picture really helped. He knew how to blend colors and make us pop and stand out way more than I thought is possible! I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a photographer!!!

Pinnel Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Sara E.
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Juan was a wonderful photographer, and we were so lucky to find him! We had a handful of photographers fall through, and we were stuck with no photographer, two weeks out from the wedding! Juan was extremely easy to work with, from beginning to finish. He not only gave us an amazing price, but delivered beautiful photographs despite very challenging conditions. Not only do my husband and I have extremely disparate skin tones, but we got married outside, at night, with only ambient lighting. We said our vows in the dark! But Juan even managed to get wonderful photos of those moments. Before the day I had asked him to really focus on the emotions and atmosphere, with a preference for candid, natural photos. He did an amazing job capturing the energy, feelings, and atmosphere for the whole event. He has a great eye for color and composition, and for the few posed photos we took, he tactfully and effortlessly guided us into better lighting and positions. There is always a lot going on at a wedding, but Juan was tuned in and put the utmost energy into tracking down and capturing as many meaningful moments as possible. We all felt very comfortable with him, and he easily meshed with the whole vibe. Everyone is impressed with the results, and it was a great experience.

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