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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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Laura Carrasco Photography
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kayla G.
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Laura was WONDERFUL! I could not have asked for a better photographer for my beautiful outdoor wedding. She was available last minute and for a great price. She captured every moment of that special day. From me getting ready to the night ending with everyone celebrating, she took so many beautiful pictures. Laura worked very well with us and was very genuine and sweet. She cares about making sure she gets as many great pictures as she can in the amount of time she has. I would definitely recommend her to others.

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 33 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.

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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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.

Elizabeth Jarvis Photography
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Karina H.
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Liz was a phenomenal photographer for my wedding! She had a lot of creative ideas, and worked with the wedding party and my family really well! My husband and I absolutely LOVE our wedding photos and feel really lucky that we were able to hire such a wonderful photographer for a very reasonable price. Give her a try, she won't disappoint!

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

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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!

Harmony Haft Photography
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Mekaila M.
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Wow! Absolutely incredible! I would definitely recommend Harmony, she is such an incredible photographer! My fiance and I did an engagement photo shoot with her and we were very impressed. She was very personal and down to earth. She allowed us to have fun and just be ourselves, the majority of our photos were candid and made the photos so much better instead of having awkward stiff poses. Her eye for detail is spectacular! She knows the best angles and lighting which is key in photography. Not to mention, her editing skills are impeccable. Her creativity was amazing and you can tell that she was meant to be a photographer! I am beyond impressed and so glad we had Harmony take our photos! So, if you are looking for an incredible photographer for a great rate and to have amazing photos that you will smile back on, I highly recommend Harmony!

Namuun Bat Photography
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel A.
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Needed a professional photo ASAP and received an appt. on short notice. Took some great photos from which to choose. I received the photos within hours, allowing me to meet my deadline. I recommend Namuun for your photo needs.

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.

Robert Dennis Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Bahram R.
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Robert Dennis has taken pictures for me for both my wedding and professional events and his work has always been incredible. The clarity and sharp images in his photographs were honestly hard to believe, even in this day in age of technology. I have never been disappointed with his work. Robert is a quality individual as well. He is polite, quick, and very engaging. He kept me aware of what he was doing so that I was clued into every step of his thought process. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a flawless photo finish.

Jimmy Wu Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Anna K.
Verified review

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.

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.

Darryn St John Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal H.
Verified review

Darryn is awesome! I saw his work at a bridal bazaar and I immediately fell in love with his work. The quality of his pictures are great and just beautiful! My husband and I decided to hire him for our engagement photoshoot and wedding. He worked with us so well and he’s very easy to talk to and to get a hold of. He was very professional and punctual in every meeting and for the events. Whenever I had any questions I would either text him or email him and he would respond immediately. When the time of the engagement photoshoot came I asked If he knew of any good places to take pictures because I didn’t have any in mind and he immediately picked the perfect place! Everything went so smooth. Also, we used Darryn’s Photo booth for my bridal shower! It was a total hit at the party! Everyone loved it! He has bins full of props so you will never get bored of taking pictures! His booth is very well set up and it is very easy to manage! It was very convenient for us to get a photo booth with him. His prices are great. I am very satisfied with his work, professionalism, punctuality and responsiveness. I totally recommend him! Love, Crystal Humphrey

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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