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Santa Cruz Photographers

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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 147 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 234 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jodi M.
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I recently got acting headshots from Brian. It was great working with him! He was very friendly, and I felt comfortable enough to try out some awesome expressions/poses/etc. We would do a series of shots, then look at them on his laptop so that I could see what was working and what wasn't and adjust accordingly. With previous photographers, they would just do a bunch of shoots, then show me the photos online the next day. Brian found a great hair and makeup professional who made me look and feel beautiful! And finally, I appreciated that Brian was really flexible about timing, editing, background setup, etc. Thanks Brian!

Sybex Booths
4.3
from 143 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 366 hires on Thumbtack
Zhoey Z.
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Great value for the price! Highly recommended if you want someone who knows what they are doing. We reviewed many different photographers and Sybex Studio really stood out from the rest. We were able to seal the deal with the awesome pricing. Thank you again Ruben for being very helpful.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rita A.
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Fine quality photos and extremely professional. Everyone loved the photos of the wedding. Would highly recommend Vision Infini to any looking for an amazing wedding photographer.

  • 11 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
Alba R.
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Doug and Melinda went above and beyond for my wedding. It rained on my wedding day but that didn't stop our photographers from taking beautiful rain shots, it actually added to the magic! We originally wanted photos at the Palace of Fine Arts but that wouldn't have worked out with the rain, so we came up with a plan B after the wedding ceremony and Doug was flexible with the sudden change. Later that day, my mother and my aunt could not figure out how to pin my bustle, Melinda stepped in like a pro and saved the day! Not only are they great photographers but they really helped us keep the flow of the wedding. We saw a preview of our wedding photo gallery and it was beautiful, we cannot wait to see all of the photos and create our album. We especially loved the candid shots during the wedding ceremony as well as the rain shots.

Martino Mingione Photography
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 178 hires on Thumbtack
Christine H.
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Martino did an amazing job editing a posed wedding photo to remove two people (from the foreground!). I sent him the photo, and before I even checked back, he had altered it, and spent extra time to make sure it was perfect. My family was amazed, and are all clamoring to order additional prints. I would use Martino again and recommend him highly.

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 71 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Erwin P.
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I just had my wedding in July, Adam & Hanna were great..they were able to capture the moments of our Wedding day the way we expected and more. I would definitely hire them again and again and again!!! Pleasant to work with and skilled photographers.

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Steve Fogel Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carol S.
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Steve is really a talent photographer! He took amazing pictures for my family. He is also nice and patient to my 20-month-old daughter. If you are searching for beautiful personal portrait and family picture, then contact him :)

WOWza Photography
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Edward H.
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Awesome pictures ! I've got stunning pictures from Chris. His work was totally different with the ones from other photographers. Looks so professional and really LOVE it !

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sanjay K.
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Allan is of the best photographers I have ever worked with. His punctuality, friendly demeanor, faithfulness, and passion for capturing memories that will last a lifetime are his best qualities in business. He has all the right equipment, talent, and skill, and comes at a great price! I used him for my graduation photos and now use one of his photos for my linked in profile picture. He's an awesome guy and I'm really glad I hired him!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kristina A.
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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Kathleen! She's an amazing photographer. She captured our special day so amazingly, there are just no words. She's so kind and really know's how to work the camera :). I love our photos so much, cannot wait to blow them up into large portraits! Highly recommend her. You won't be disappointed. Thank you so much, Kathleen!

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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Amy J.
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very happy with the photos & the overall experience - don't hesistate to book this photographer, he's great.

The Legacy
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle K.
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They were AWESOME! They brought on a third photographer to help when they realized the size of the wedding events. They made suggestions where they knew better with their expertise and it worked out better than perfect - I.e. when the best time to take family photos. They were on time and ready to go with very creative pictures. I haven’t received my photos or video yet (it’s onky been 1 month today) but I have no doubt they will blow me away. THANK YOU!!!

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Unstain
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jocelyne M.
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David is a great photographer for starters! He takes his time and selects the best photos from the shoot to edit, and sends them back to you in a timely manner. I recommend him!

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  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sean S.
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Mike did a great job capturing my proposal to my girlfriend. I wanted to propose during sunset in Carmel somewhere with view of the ocean, but wasn't too familiar with the area. Mike offered to scope out a couple spots and we decided on a very private area with a spectacular view. He was very easy to work with and extremely quick to respond to my emails. Since it was a surprise, Mike and his wife arrived early to stake out the spot and looked like any other couple at the beach taking photos. They captured every moment of my proposal and took a few shots afterwards (she said yes!). I got the pictures the next day and they turned out great! So happy with the experience, and would highly recommend Mike.

Lorinda K. Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Chandra S.
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Lorinda is an awesome photographer! She is both professional and pleasant. She set my nieces at ease and creatively positioned them to take charming photos. Ones that I believe will be cherished by our family and friends.

Drew Zavala Photography
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Susie P.
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One of the best photographers! Very pleased customer.

  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jason S.
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Was willing to travel to my location, excellent photos especially with squirming children. Would definitely use again.

Bayou Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Megan N.
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I normally don't enjoy having my picture taken but Amanda made me feel very comfortable and I ended up having a great time. She was even able to wrangle my two Aussies into posing for pictures which is a feat in and of itself. The photos came out beautifully. Better than anyone I have worked with previously. I found my girl and plan on using her for all my photography needs going forward.

Kavya Iyer Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Nitish S.
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Very high quality work! Kavya did a great job for our pre-wedding photoshoot. We shot at 2 locations in the golden hours (morning and evening). She helped us in choosing the locations and outfits, and brought some cool props as well! She was very prompt in replying to our queries, and gave us the final photographs in a timely way. The photos looked awesome. We used them at many places in our wedding (even had some put up poster-size at the venue!)

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MB Photography
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I highly recommend MB photography and would not hesitate to use them again! Very professional & always very prompt answering any questions I had. Our product was awesome & for a family of 11 we had excellent shots we were all happy with! Great value! Our entire family enjoyed working with them as they were very personably, friendly, prompt & kind. Would recommend them to anyone!

Krazy Zexy Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gina E.
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Well what can I say, Karman is a great photographer, person and friend. He makes you feel so comfortable in the skin you're in, you don't care if you're half naked in the process! He works with you on what you're comfortable with as well as after with the photo packages and what price range you can work with etc. Also I can't give enough props to Sara Dashty for her amazing hair and makeup for the shoot. She charges $120 for both, which is really good if your go to anyone else. She works fast and is very personable in the process. I love her! She is the sweetest and amazing at what she does. I love the before and after transformation. I have to shout out to Kamran's help team. I talked with Courtney, who gave me all the information I needed or would have asked about. She gave me all the answers in a very timely manner. I did two boudoir sessions. My first was last February for my now fiancés birthday present. After hair and makeup, the session lasted about 4 hours. It was long, but so worth it and I loved every minute of it. He helps you pick your outfits out and gives you advice as to what would look good etc. We ended up with over 300 photos that were great! How was I supposed to pick from them? lol I purchased individual photos and my Fiancé loved his present and still to this day shows everyone that he can! It's funny, but I'm used to it now. I had such a great time last time, my fiancé said I should get another session. So I did and again, Kamran didn't disappoint. I brought different outfits this time and wanted to try a few things differently, and he said let's go for it and he always gets excited when you're excited. The shoot went great and I'm glad we did different poses, outfits and a few different ideas. The photos look great and I can't wait to get the prints! My fiancé is going to fall in love all over with me again when he see these photos! I didn't think I could do modeling before, but now everyone tells me I could totally do modeling, because of the photos by Kamran! I feel more invincible, sexy, womanly and ready to pounce, on my man! lol Thank you Kamran for amazing photos yet again and giving me even more self-confidence than before! I highly recommend stepping out of your comfort zone and just book a session with Kamran. He will make it worth your time

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