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Triumph Photobooth
4.8
from 309 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 665 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Chalee W.
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I really enjoyed working with Triumph Photobooth. My photographer, William, was awesome! He was punctual and very friendly. My guests really loved him and had so much fun with the photobooth. I will definitely use them again.

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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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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 126 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 276 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Breanna J.
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Brad was absolutely AMAZING! You can tell he genuinely loves what he does, which is my favorite thing about Brad. I was a bit nervous hiring a photographer that I hadn't officially met in person, especially since photography is one of the most important things for a wedding. Brad did not disappoint. He arrived 30 minutes early, bright eyed and ready to go. He paid SUCH close attention to detail, and was really into getting the perfect shot. He gives you little sneak peaks on his camera so you can see how amazing everything is turning out. He had plenty of equipment, was very creative with his shots, and quick to capture the moments. I knew this man was the truth when he sent over a few highlights the very next morning. I mean, who is so into what they do that they're still working on your stuff after shooting for 8 hours the day before? I can't think of anyone! He was super pleasant, and fun. I felt comfortable talking to him and asking him questions or for certain shots. He wasn't one of those snobby photographers that try to boss you around and don't listen to what you want. Anyway, I could go on and on about how amazing Brad is, but I think you get the picture. If you're nervous about hiring him, don't be. He's the best and you won't regret it!

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MacTaggart Media
4.9
from 90 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 199 hires on Thumbtack
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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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Tovicand Photography
5.0
from 76 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kristen E.
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I could not ask for more!!!! Two photographers at a great price plus so many beautiful pictures!!! I had so many guest say your photographer was everywhere and they are taking so many great pictures!! I truly recommend Tovicand Photography!!! They are the best in my book! https://scontent-https://scontent-

Art by Art
4.8
from 77 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Paul B.
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I've hired Art to photograph properties that I am listing and he did an outstanding job! I've been seelling multi-million dollar homes for over 9 years and have worked with several photographers. No only was Art personable with my clients , he had great turnaround time and did an great job editing. I highly recommend Art.

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Monesson Photography
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
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Robert H.
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Friendly, professional, and creative.

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Amina Touray Photography
5.0
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kez O.
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Great photographer! Creative, patient and professional. She's awesome!

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Grant Terzakis Photography
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sherene J.
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Grant was phenomenal! As an event planner for a media organization, I tend to travel all over the place and work with many vendors. Grant is one of the best photographers I have ever worked with. He was so prompt with my questions, and a true professional. The event itself was a multi panel conference, and his commitment to getting the best shot possible was outstanding. He was also effective in moving around the room and through the audience without distracting the attendees, which is a HUGE bonus. The quality of his work is fantastic. He was able to capture the speakers in a thoughtful yet dynamic manner, which is exactly what I was looking for. I would happily work with Grant again and recommend him highly.

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Samer Yousef Photography
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Janan S.
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Samer was a gem to work with over the phone and in person. He is great for portrait and family shots.

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Tony
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Christine L.
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I hired Tony to take pictures for my son's 2nd birthday party. Working with Tony was super easy and he was very professional the entire time. After our initial contact, he reached out the day before to make sure that he had all the party information. His pictures were great to go through and he got some great shots of my son and his friends. The quality of the photos is excellent. He also told me that the pictures would be sent 2 days later and he actually did it! That was very impressive. I have worked with different photographers and when they say one thing, I often don't get my hopes up, but Tony did a great job and in the time frame he said he would. I would recommend him to anyone and now know who I can use in future years.

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Natalie Baidi Photography
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Maria S.
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She so professional Photographers with her assistant it's perfect!!!

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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
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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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Trittonproductions.com
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
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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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Jeff Bandy Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
David S.
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I used Jeff for my headshots. He is the most reasonable priced, skilled photographer that I came across after looking at the work of over 20 photographers in the area. Highly recommend him to anyone. Call me if you have questions about his work. 818-421-2170

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April Rocha
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
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Amanda E.
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April was awesome to work with!! We have had some bad experiences in the past with photographers and she did an amazing job! I would highly recommend her and will definitely be calling her again if we are in her area!! Thank you April :)

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Elizabeth Dixon Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
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Jaslin R.
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So happy that we engaged Elizabeth for our maternity shoot. Photo shoot was a breeze as she gave us a lot of space to do what we want. Elizabeth was very creative and professional, also was very patient with my son. She had some great ideas and made the shoot so comfortable and magical. The shoot was completed in about 2 hours and we love the photos very much. Thank you Elizabeth. "Definitely will seek her services for our new born shoot"

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  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shawn H.
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Daniel's a very professional photographer who's punctual, meets deadlines, and delivers as promised.

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La Bouffier Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nik D.
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We did headshots/lifestyle shots for my music and acting. Denise has the perfect blend of skills to make your shots incredible -- she is super talented, has great creative judgement, and is comfortable and fun to be around. She will bring out the best in you. I'll definitely be reaching out to her for my next project. Thx!!

  • 28 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kim B.
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I'm an assistant editor for a magazine that circulates on a national level. I oftentimes have to seek out freelance photographers for our monthly publication, but Doug exceeded our expectations by far. I called him early in the morning after a different photographer had backed out on the day of the shoot, and he was able to get to the same scheduled shoot early that same day. Before I even saw the photos (which came that day and absolutely blew us away), I received an email from the subject of the photo shoot who said Doug helped inspire new display ideas in her store and was an absolute pleasure to work with. We are more than happy with our experience.

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