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Santee Portrait Photographers

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Island Style Images
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cathy L.
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Joanne is one of the most creative photographers we have ever met. She was very professional and she was such a pleasure to work with. We were totally comfortable during the session and she was very punctual. She had a state of the art camera and the finished photos were spectacular; so gorgeous. We would highly recommend Joanne to anyone looking for a photographer for a high end photo shoot.. Joanne, thank-you for a great day; you are amazing! Cathy and Jessica Thank-you Joanne you are wonderful.

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Clay Chapman Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Dave O.
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We needed a product photographer,which is a big enough challenge by itself. But we ALSO needed an ART GLASS product photographer for our new e-commerce website. There are not many of those around. We needed approximately 1200 pix and they all needed to be perfect. Clay came in after the first photographer self-destructed. He brought in a totally professional attitude and an experienced artistic ability that really added a creative artistic facet to the job. Being artists ourselves we were very pleasantly suprised by the added creative abilities that Clay brings to our work. I can tell you that his photography makes our Art Glass look BETTER than real life and that never happens!

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Paloart
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Darlene E.
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He was very professional and coordinated well with the photographers. He arrived early to capture the bridal parties getting ready and stayed throughout the evening until the reception was almost over. We are excited to see the beauty he captured of our special day!

Kelly Jett Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy B.
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Kelly was our daughter's senior portrait photographer and we had a great experience with her and got outstanding results. Love what she was able to capture! Very natural but still very flattering shots, and lots of creativity too. Thank you again Kelly!

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alexander M.
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We had vacation in Souther California and hired Elena for a family photoshoot. She did great portrait photos of our family and we love the outcome. We even was able to print those pictures and hang it in our living room. I would recommend her to anyone who looking for great family photos.

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Wasio faces
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Terres G.
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I needed some professional photos for my LinkedIn account and WASIO photography was the perfect place. Sasha and Yaneck are two very talented photographers. I felt their humble presence created such an inviting atmosphere which made it easy and comfortable to be in front of the camera. Both of these photographers really take time to capture their client's personality. I appreciated their attention to detail; they understood that the smallest of details such as the position of a hand can improve the overall photo. I was very impressed with the level of skill and concentration that went into each photo. I really enjoyed my experience with WASIO photography and I know you will too.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
VIRGINIA G.
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I really enjoyed working with Salvador for my headshot. With patience and true talent, he has the ability to get the best possible picture. Salvador also took the time to explain what worked without the Photoshop enhancements many photographers rely on now. I totally appreciated his expertise on the finer points to make a beautiful finished photo.

Deborah McDevitt Photography
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Mary R.
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Deborah is a wonderful photographer. Whether it is a landscape, an event or a portrait, she is able to capture the moment and the true nature of her subjects. I have Deborah's work hanging in my home and truly appreciate her talent.

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LensLife Photo
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Micha B.
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He did a wonderful job. He even brought along with him an additional photograph at no charge to make sure that the lighting and everything was perfect for my products. I highly recommend him for any business that needs to have their products showcased a's well as any family photography. The pictures of the girls came out amazing and he even took home certain items I needed to be shot in the studio his fees are very reasonable and he is very nice and has very creative ideas. I would recommend him more than other people that I've worked with I highly suggest hiring him for any photography needs

Michael & Dia Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel C.
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If you are looking for photographers look no further! Dia and her husband are true professionals who created wonderful memories for us. They braved the rain for our wedding day, all while still taking truly wonderful photos. They made every effort to please our timeframe and we couldn’t have asked for more. When we head back to Huntington Beach for more photos we now have found our photographers. Thank you guys once again

ecardella photo//video
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
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Very good photographer, I would hire him again. Thanks John Awaiting your photos

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
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Christina & Jake made this year's family photo session a wonderful, hassle free experience -- which can be challenging when a 5 year boy is involved! We don't live in California, so I was initially stressed about the time involved to research photographers & their styles in addition to a location that would be unique. From the initial request for info all the way through receiving the portrait package -- they were extremely responsive, amazing & were very thoughtful in their location recommendations based on what I was looking for (even though I didn't really know what I was looking for). In person, they immediately made us all feel at ease and made it a fun experience. The pictures turned out AMAZING ...and they sent them to me the next night -- UNBELIEVABLE turnaround time! I would highly recommend them; in fact I have already told my friends who live in the SD area about them. We would definitely use them again!!!!

  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Kay-Lynn M.
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I hired Juxtaposition for a sexy budouir photo shoot. Something like this was definitely out of my comfort zone and I was very nervous. I talked with the photographer and his wife and they were very respectful and comforting. She told me I could bring a friend which was very assuring. They answered all my questions honestly and upfront. Once I got there they have me a tour of the places we would be taking the pics and that made me comfortable even more. The shoot itself was so much fun! I got to do different poses and outfits so I had plenty to choose from. Jayson is the photographer and his wife helps with poses, hair, clothes etc I was not sure if I wanted a male photographer when researching and ended up choosing him because of how respectful he was on the phone and the pricing was also amazing! Not overly expensive at all! I noticed from my personal experience that Jayson has an artistic perspective not a sexual like most girls would think a man would have with this photo shoot. On top of making me feel comfortable we all had fun! It felt like I was out with a group of friends it was an amazing experience and am even thinking about hiring them for my wedding!:) hire them they are awesome!

Eric Scire
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Big H.
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I hired Eric to take portraits/headshots. His outdoor, natural light photography aesthetic is really natural, cool, and conveys individuality and genuineness. Working with him was easy, fast, and professional. I will definitely recommend him to other San Diego based individuals looking for beautiful shots.

SHOOT THROUGH STUDIO
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Gurpreet S.
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It was an amazing experience working with Heena. She puts her heart into her work and it is visible in her projects/pictures. She is very professional and organized. She has a huge collection of props and backgrounds to match your theme. She has experience with babies and is super patient. She is willing to work that extra mile to make her customer happy and this what makes her different from any of other photographers. I will be hiring her again for my child’s first birthday and cake smashing. Thank you Heena for all your hard work.

Jimmy Wu Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Anna K.
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Really amazing photographer. Captured exactly what we wanted. Was early to the event, did great job working the room, and very professional. Would hire again.

Lao Productions
4.3
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tony S.
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Don and Roger are amazing photographers! They are able to make the models feel completely at ease to capture the best shots! I would highly recommend LAO productions for anyone looking for top notch photography/videography!

Art by Joni Conner
4.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna L.
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I have been a client of Joni’s twice! The first time she did our family portraits at Balboa Park and with my then two-year-old son running around and not sitting still (once), she was able to capture many smiling portraits and adorable candids. She was not afraid to get on the floor and in tight spaces to ensure she got great photos of my little one! Second time she did solo photos of my son in and around our home. Joni is very accommodating and has lots of patience when it comes to photographing little ones. She’s also got experience on how to get them to interact with her so they are always looking at the camera! She even was kind enough to take portraits of our Australian cattle mix dog and chihuahua! The dog portraits came out great. Joni is always there to make her clients feel important and she ensures the work is of the highest quality.

Shannon Hammond Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lynley S.
Verified review

Shannon was our wedding photographer and made our day even more special by putting us at ease and capturing candid moments of us and our guests throughout the day. She also curated our wedding album and the results are amazing! The album looks like an art book. From start to finish, Shannon made our day and our memories her priority. She is simply the best!

Drew McGill Photography
4.5
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan Z.
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Drew is creative, professional, timely, and a genuinely pleasant person to work with. Would highly recommend him for photo or video needs.

JEDZANT Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Caroline C.
Verified review

As a dancer (with an interest in modeling), working with photographers on the side is nothing I'm estranged to. Modeling has been part of my journey as an artist, but I can say without hesitation, my experience working with Jonathan has been one of the best. Not only does he have an inviting and warm disposition that left me laughing the entire shoot, but he also has a brilliant eye. He gave me direction and feedback that guided me through the experience so I was able to feel comfortable and confident. He could easily pick out locations that had the best backdrops and lighting without hesitation and made sure that I shined through in every photo. All in all the experience was 10 out of 10 easily. I have had so many friends ask me if I could set them up with him after they saw his final product from our set. He is a born talent in what he does. The integrity of his work shines through with all of his photos. What I truly love most about his work is it enhances natural beauty. He doesn't make people skinnier/taller/whiter teeth/ etc. than they really are; in fact he specifically asked me not to wear fake eye lashes (which is regular for me). Anyone who works with him will have the opportunity to see how beautiful they truly are through other's eyes. That is a gift he gave to me that I will cherish it.

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