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What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a photographer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to set up an appointment or a consultation with a photographer near you during the COVID-19 pandemic is by conducting an online search. Start by scheduling a call with the photographer. If possible, it may be better to use a video call service so that the photographer can get an idea of the site location. Take this opportunity to discuss safety measures you can take during this time, as well as whether it’s safe to complete the project now or simply postpone it.

How can I find out if a photographer is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Consult your city or state’s government websites, which typically have information on which services are deemed essential during the pandemic. 

For national information, visit CISA’s page on Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. Here, you can find 16 different types of essential infrastructure sectors that can continue operating unimpeded during the pandemic. But some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do photographers offer remote or virtual services?

Photography happens in person, but photographers may be able to offer other remote services safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, they may be able to offer editing and other post-processing services. 

If you see that a photographer is offering remote services in their profile, contact them and ask what those services include.

Does a photographer need to enter my home?

There are many situations in which a photographer does not need to enter your home. It’s not uncommon for people to prefer to have their pictures taken outdoors. If you're hiring a photographer, maintain safe distances, avoid being in the same room, sanitize all involved surfaces and conduct payment using digital platforms. You can discuss strategies as you complete your search for local photographers.

Can I use digital payments to pay for wedding and event photography services?

As digital forms of payment and money transfer are becoming more popular, wedding and event photographers are likely to use digital services. These include PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Venmo, Square Cash and more. As you search online for local wedding and event photographers, ask them if they accept digital payments and, if so, which ones you can use. And make sure to have a strategy in place for safe social distancing.

Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

How much do photographers charge for family portraits?

Family portraits are a great way to mark the passage of time, create lifelong keepsakes and have gorgeous-looking photos for your annual holiday card. The national average cost for hiring family photographers ranges from $150 to $200. Pricing can range higher depending on where you live, length of the photo shoot, the number of edited photos you request, and the background and reputation of your family photographer. Before hiring, make sure you understand their fees up front. Ask how many finished images are included in the quoted price and whether you will receive all the photos taken (not just edited photos). Ask whether you’ll be able to download digital photos or if you’ll have to print them or purchase digital copies through the photographer. Here are some average examples of family photographer pricing:

  • $175 for a one-hour studio session in Kansas.
  • $200 for a one-hour studio or outdoor session in Georgia. Includes two outfit changes, access to an online gallery, and about 200 high-resolution, edited digital photo files on a DVD, with permission to print.
  • $400 for a one-hour outdoor session in Southern California. Includes 25-30 fully edited photos accessible online or via CD/DVD.
  • $425 or more for a one-hour outdoor or in-home session in Illinois. Includes more than 50 professionally edited images, online access and print release.

When should you take newborn photos?

Few styles of portrait photography are as tricky as newborn photos — the unpredictable infant is always in charge! The best way to ensure a successful photo shoot is to work with a local newborn photographer within the first two weeks of the baby’s life. Some photographers even work with hospitals to offer newborn sessions within a day of the baby’s birth. But newborn photographers usually recommend scheduling a shoot during the baby’s first two weeks of life, while the baby is still sleepy and relatively cooperative, especially for posed or studio shots. During this time, babies are easier to swaddle in blankets and dress in hats or headbands, and, because they often nap or nurse, can be staged with various props or be cuddled by their parents. For casual photos, most newborn photographers recommend shooting within the first six weeks of a baby’s life. Lifestyle portrait photography is more flexible and doesn’t require the baby to cooperate with multiple poses or props.

How much does a baby photography cost?

Portrait photography provides parents with lasting images of the first whirlwind months of a newborn’s life. The cost varies based on several factors, including the length and location of the session, the number of photos provided, and the amount of editing and retouching the photographer does. The national average cost for baby photos is $150-$200. Some baby photographers charge by the number of photos provided, typically ranging from an average of $299 for 20 high-resolution edited photos, to an average of $399 for 35 photos, to $499 for all of the images taken in a single session. Props and location affect the cost, too; an elaborate studio shoot with props and professional lighting may increase the cost to $600-$700 for 20-50 photos. Adding a second location or asking the photographer to travel can add $70-$250 to the cost of the session. Photographers may also charge extra fees for providing additional photos and DVDs, scheduling weekend sessions, and shooting siblings. Expect to pay at least a $50 deposit when you book a portrait photography session.

Reviews for Highland professional photographers
Duyen N.
Andi was so nice kind and professional, We love ours photos so much, best photos we ever have, we definitely will contact her soon for winter photos
Whiskey Media StudiosWhiskey Media Studios
Martin A.
Brian is a great professional photographer. We will work with him again when pro services are needed in Colorado. Martin Allred, Nationwide Photographers
Colorado Visions PhotographyColorado Visions Photography
Brianna M.
Brittany did an amazing job with our newborn photos. Our little nugget was in a grumpy mood and I thought great we’re going to have a bunch of photos of her crying but man was I wrong! Brittany got so many amazing photos! I have definitely found my photographer for all future professional photos we want done :)
Brittany T PhotographyBrittany T Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Lauren was really easy to work with and very professional. She sent me my photos less than 48 hours after the shoot and the photos look great.
Jacobin PhotographyJacobin Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Lauren was an amazing photographer. She scouted the area in advance and found some great locations to take photos at. She gave great advice on how to take a good photo and the photos I received were very professional and well done. I am very happy with the results and would recommend her to anyone.
Jacobin PhotographyJacobin Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Nice, professional, excellent and good Photographer! I would recommend him for anyone looking for an outstanding photographer and I will definitely hire him again for my wedding party!
Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...
Ephraim B.
Punctual, professional and very friendly and kind. Couldn't have asked for a nicer photographer.
Oatis Green Photography & DesignOatis Green Photography & Design
Thumbtack Customer
Stefan make photos the best and I so like his photos. I am model and this photo is very Profesional job. Thank you so much. Stefan is my favorite photography. I will recommend his. I will come bake to him after 3 mouth.Stefan kip your privat life. Hi very friendly, nice person and very professional. Hi makes a portfolio for models and wedding photo shoots, and much more other.I ordered the models portfolio , and I really liked his work: his pictures breath of fresh air in this direction.Capture the happiest moments of your life with Stefan-professional photographer.
Chelsea D.
Mary Elizabeth was great to work with and very professional. We loved our elopement photos.
Thumbtack Customer
Kevin did a great job with photos at our event. Very professional and caring. Thank you Kevin
Kevin Snyder PhotographyKevin Snyder Photography
Kelsie M.
I needed some last minute professional head shots and contacted Bryan on a Friday night, he responded within minutes and set up an appointment the next morning (Saturday) at 9am. He got all of my photos to me within the hour then sent the two free touched up photos by Saturday night. Extremely professional, responsive, quick and very reasonably priced compared to other photographers around!
Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...
Tasia R.
Jen was amazing to work with!! She was very professional and a blast to take photos with. She really knows what she’s doing and she made the experience very relaxing and fun. The teaser photos that we’ve received were absolutely gorgeous. I would highly recommend Jen for all your photography needs. Thank you, Jen!!!!
Jenni Barber PhotographyJenni Barber Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Bryan was professional, timely and pleasant to work with. Got us our photos quickly after our event. Thanks!
Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...
Thumbtack Customer
Lela photographed a corporte event for us. She did a wonderful job, and was very professional. I'd highly reccomend her.
LBK PhotographyLBK Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Fast, easy, professional, at a great value. I had retouched photos the same day. Just what I needed.
Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...
John T.
Bryan was very professional and took some great pictures. I highly recommend hiring for any of your photographic needs.
Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...Pixil Studio Photography- Head shots Events Por...
Thumbtack Customer
Kevin is an all-star photographer, super professional, quick and personable. He gets it and totally delivered above and beyond expectations.
Kevin Snyder PhotographyKevin Snyder Photography
Kristina L.
Marc has a talent for capturing beautiful, natural photos in amazing backgrounds. He is very professional and a real pleasure to work with. We wanted to do another session with Marc when we saw his photos, which look a real-life photo documentary of our family enjoying our day in Denver. He managed to shoot timeless, artistic photos that preserve our real family dynamics and we are grateful to have found him on thumbtack!!
Dalio PhotoDalio Photo
Thumbtack Customer
David was very paitent and talked us trough all sorts of different poses for our engagement photos. He was professional yet fun. He was also very accomidating about where we shot or photos! Thank you so much David!!!
D Coleman PhotographyD Coleman Photography
Larry R.
She made very artistic photos of me and my fiancee. The quality of her work was outstanding and she was very professional and accommodating.
SOAPBOX PhotographySOAPBOX Photography
Julie O.
My experience with Liv was fantastic! She was easy to work with. Professional and personable. I highly recommend for all your photographic needs.
The Headshot Gal - Headshots & Business BrandingThe Headshot Gal - Headshots & Business Branding
Thumbtack Customer
Kevin did our family photos and was friendly, fun, professional and a huge hit with out two year old son. We had our photos back in less than a week and they are all beautiful. I have never been so pleased with family photos as I am with these. I can't wait to schedule our next session! I highly recommend Kevin to everyone!
Kevin Snyder PhotographyKevin Snyder Photography
Alice R.
Jeff was wonderful! He went out and scouted the area before in order to make sure we had the perfect places to get the best pictures, was patient with our lack of photo shoot experience, and created great photos for the occasion! He was professional and still fun. Highly recommend!
Crown and Glory PhotographyCrown and Glory Photography
Erin M.
Liz was fantastic and helped us get some photos for our upcoming adoption profile. Liz was incredibly professional, and timely. She made our photo shoot really easy- a challenge for people like us who hate getting our pictures taken. She was so prompt and responsive, and our photos turned out SO WELL! Hire Liz, she's amazing- you won't be sorry!
Liz Earl PhotographyLiz Earl Photography
Thumbtack Customer
I had an excellent photography session Lauren. She was very professional, but made it fun and easy. I would highly recommend her in the future.
Jacobin PhotographyJacobin Photography
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