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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 150 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 239 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Donna D.
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Brian and I worked together to create a portrait image for a tattoo magazine cover. There are many great shots and we had a fun time. I plan to hire Brian in the future as the need arises. He exceeded my expectations.

Sybex Booths
4.3
from 151 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 390 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.

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 76 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa Y.
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Adam and Hanna are the best photographers we ever had! They did an outstanding job during our wedding! They were there taking all the pictures we wanted but they never got in the way. They are a wonderful married couple and so friendly and easy to work with and very professional at the same time. The quality of their photographs is of the highest order! We are so happy we chose them. We give Adam and Hanna our highest recommendation for your wedding or for any major event you have.

Martino Mingione Photography
4.8
from 77 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 186 hires on Thumbtack
Tanguy W.
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I've had the chance to use Martino's services last month, when I needed to do the commercial photo shoot of a new outdoor bench. I greatly appreciated his work and would highly recommend it for anyone needing a freelance quality photographer. Before the photo shoot, Martino has been very reactive to emails, understanding of our needs and proactive to have everything ready by the D-day (including reserving a blue screen for our white background shots). During the photo shoot, Martino made things very easy for us. He went through all the desired shots with precision and rapidity, easily switching from one spot to the other and adapting to our environment constraints. His easy-going and friendly temper made the work very enjoyable and helped being natural facing the camera. Martino also arrived right on time and made sure we had all our shots done before leaving. After the photo shoot, Martino did a great work at retouching pictures. The end results exceeded our expectations, considering the short time period (3,5 hours of shooting), the very bright afternoon light for outdoor shots and low luminosity for indoor shots. The whole deal was set at a very fair price too considering the amount of work and time flexibility. It feels great in the end!

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Steve Fogel Photography
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eddie A.
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Very pleased with Steve's services for my business portrait photos. Excellent profession work. Very detailed and efficient. I have received many complements on the finished product. No hesitation in highly recommending Steve for your photography needs!

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WOWza Photography
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thomas M.
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My company holiday party was extremely happy with the photos. The photographer was prompt and on time. Photos looked fantastic, I def plan on booking them for my next wedding. cheers.

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 53 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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Tina Maciej Photography
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chitra A.
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Tina is an amazing photographer to work with. She made me and my fiance feel very comfortable in front of the camera and directed us patiently to get the right expressions and poses. She knew exactly what we wanted and picked perfect spots for the photoshoot. We have got some amazing candid moments captured. Thanks a lot Tina.

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

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Lorinda K. Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica J.
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Lorinda has photographed my family's holidays portraits for 7years. Not only is she amazing at her craft, but is a wonderful person who always makes you feel beautiful and comfortable. I highly recommend Lorinda as a photographer for all your events.

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Victoria Garcia
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Megha A.
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Victoria is an amazing photographer. She got really nice pics of my family & kids... I would definitely recommend her to everyone

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  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Lillie L.
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Working with Greg (G. Michael Butler) was very easy - he was flexible with his scheduling, a good director for different poses, and he took a variety of high quality images for us to use. He has top notch gear that he works with, too, and he's even designed and built his own lighting system, which tells me his investment in photography runs deeper than just buying the latest DSLR. He has a space set up in his garage that makes a perfect small studio with backdrops for portraits; he also takes decent live event shots as well. Overall we were quite happy with our experience working with Greg and we would love to work with him again in the future.

Photosfarm
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Anna H.
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We had a wonderful experience working with Hok for our engagement photos, rehearsal dinner/ Sangeet/ Mehendi Raat photos, and wedding photos. From the first time we met Hok, we felt very comfortable with him, and he always made us feel comfortable in front of the camera (which is hard since we don't like being photographed generally!). His years of experience show and he has shot all over the Bay Area- he gave us suggestions for locations for our Sangeet and ideas for videographers, going above and beyond his photographer duties. We appreciated how he shot the diversity of our two families and traditions. His photographs are so incredibly beautiful, whether capturing a lehenga/sari or a white wedding dress, an individual portrait or a group dancing. He finds a great balance of getting great posed shots that look still look natural and candid shots that capture everyone's individuality. Our guests keep complementing us on our photographer, and we recommend him to all our friends and family. We will definitely use Hok again in the future and highly recommend him to anyone on Thumbtack looking for a talented, experienced, and creative photographer.

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Eli G Studio
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ray O.
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Eli is an awesome photographer. I’ve used his services for both professional pictures I needed for LinkedIn and for family portraits. My nieces and nephews pictures for the fall season were so amazing, everyone in our family wanted copies of them. He’s easy going and down to earth, yet professional. I’ll continue using Eli for all my photography needs.

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Kavya Iyer Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Varun R.
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I hired Kavya to photograph a fund raising event I organized. She displayed great attention to detail, provided edited photos in a very timely manner and captured some great moments. Highly recommended!

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Bayou Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark S.
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I recently had the pleasure of meeting Amanda and having her take some pictures of me. I typically do not like having my picture taken, but she created an environment in which I felt comfortable and relaxed. She has a very pleasant personality and the quality of her photography left me feeling extremely satisfied with the overall experience.

GH Photo
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Akash A.
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Darius is a great photographer to work with. He is calm and considerate. We enjoyed our photoshoot with him and were happy with the end result.

Lynna Nguyen Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine K.
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I am so grateful to have had Lynna as my “life” photographer for the past couple years. She started out doing mini-sessions for us for our yearly holiday card, and it quickly evolved into our daughter’s birthday parties, maternity and family photoshoots as well. We have used her to help us document every major milestone that we have been embarking as a family. She is always so professional, open to ideas, scouts out locations, and is great with kids. She makes you feel comfortable when shooting and captures the moment quickly. She is a pleasure to work with and her rates are reasonable as well for the quality and quantity of work that she provides. We always come away with plenty of images to use and print. I highly recommend her and feel very fortunate to have used her over the years and will continue to do so.

Ashley
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Erin C.
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Ashley is professional, knowledgeable, patient, flexible, respectful and kind. She was great with our newborn, helping to calm him and soothe him during the photo session. We are so happy with the photographs and the time Ashley took to make sure good quality photographs were captured.

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Santa Cruz Creations
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alyssa H.
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Leslie was FANTASTIC!!! I hired her for our family portraits for our reunion weekend. She made the process so easy and got just the shots we were looking for. She handled the disorganization of my family perfectly. :-) The quality was amazing! She definitely has an eye for great pictures!!! I highly reccomend her without hesitation!!

  • 28 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Vickie L.
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Wayne was great! He met us on a Saturday. Gave us a timeline and finished even before his estimate. We are very happy we had him restore this very old family photograph from the 1920's that was damaged. Definitely recommend!

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