Shutter Shaq Photography LLC
Shutter Shaq Photography LLC

Shutter Shaq Photography LLC

Offers remote services
Offers remote services
$300
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Introduction: Hello! Thank you for considering Shutter Shaq Photography! Many say quality over quantity. While this may be true, I like to think quality and variety. Every image you receive from me will be catered and personally curated to meet your needs as a valued customer. Just as you take pride in ensuring your precious life moments are executed to perfection, I take pride in ensuring my customers are 100% satisfied with the delivery of their images. If the image doesn’t tell a story, then what good is it? All I ask in return is that you remember that #ShaqShotIt 📷
Overview

Hired 25 times

Serves Bridgeport, CT

Background checked

1 employee

1 year in business

Payment methods

This pro accepts payments via Apple Pay, Cash, Check, PayPal, Venmo, and Zelle.

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2021

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Featured Projects

329 photos

  • Mountainside Hike Proposal

    Engagement Photography

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Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.

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Ben E.
Aug 11, 2021
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Shaq was absolutely amazing for our engagement photo shoot!! He made our special day even better! He took wonderful photos, was very friendly and easy to work with, showed up to the proposal spot well in advance of when I planned to be there and overall was a lot of fun to work with. I would highly recommend Shaq for any photo shoots you have coming up!

Details: Proposal photoshoot • Natural or environmental • Outdoors • One location • Online or digital proofs and prints • Physical proofs and prints • Ability to purchase prints online • My home, venue, etc.

Shutter Shaq Photography LLC's reply
Ben!!! Thank you for everything! Your photoshoot was really fun! The energy and willingness from you and Katherine allowed me to fully immerse myself and try some creative things! I’m happy to hear you enjoyed your photos. Katherine clearly loved the ring and her reaction was priceless lol. Congrats again!
Engagement Photography
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Cassandra C.
Oct 21, 2021
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When I had booking issues with a previous photographer I was stressed that I wouldn’t be able to find a quality photographer on such short notice. I’m so glad I found Shaq! We were unfamiliar with the area so he was able to recommend a location for our family Christmas card portrait based upon what I wanted. We’ve worked with multiple photographers in the past and were impressed that he was able to fit us into his schedule on such short notice, the quality equipment that he used, and most importantly the quality of the photographs! The lighting and colors are perfect and the turnaround in getting our pictures back was the fastest we’ve ever had. We’d definitely book with him again!

Details: Glamour • Outdoors • 2 - 5 people • No outfit changes • Digital or online download • My home, venue, etc.

Headshot Photography
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Surya P.
Sep 27, 2021
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All I can say is WOW!! Shaq was the most incredible photographer/person ever! He was on time, always flexible and so fun! Working with him made our wedding great! 10/10 would recommend. Shaq is your guy for any project you might need.

Details: Wedding • Fewer than 25 guests • Outdoors • Digital or online download

Wedding and Event Photography
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Andrea G.
Aug 31, 2021
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Need a photographer, look no further than Shutter Shaq Photography, LLC! Two weeks before a family member's milestone birthday I looked on Thumbstack for a photographer. I reached out to three available photographers and choose Shaq and that was the right choice. Shaq was very responsive, professional, and punctual. Shaq has a great deposition and was easy to interact with. I received the pictures when Shaq said I'd receive them. I had a smile on my face the entire time I looked at them. More importantly, the birthday lady loved the pictures that captured the memories of her special day!

Details: Birthday party • 50 - 99 guests • Indoors • Digital or online download

Wedding and Event Photography
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Keith M.
Apr 29, 2022
I can’t recommend Shaq enough! Where do I start. 100% book him as a photographer. My experience from beginning to end with Shutter Shaq Photography was excellent. Absolutely faultless. I’m Irish and Dublin is 5 hours ahead of New York, but no matter the time of day I messaged Shaq he was promptly replying. I got in touch to help organise a surprise photo capture of a proposal in NYC. At that time I didn’t know exactly where I wanted to propose to my girlfriend. Straight away Shaq was helpful in narrowing down a location and identifying the best timings for optimum light and to avoid some of the usual NYC crowds. He helped plan, organise and keep my now fiancé out for the loop until I got down on one knee. He found the perfect spot and our photos turned out amazing. Can’t thank you enough for capturing the happiest day of my life.
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Shaquille Simpson

FAQs

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    First I ask them what the event is, and how many people are included. This helps me gauge just how many moving pieces are involved. Then, particularly if it’s an event, engagement, or wedding, I ask what are the huge milestones or checkpoints that are important to them. Not only does this key me in on what to take note of, but it lets me know what’s important to my client and what I should create and capture with my images. Once we run through the scenario, I look for any potential gaps or items to consider for the execution. For example, if it’s a surprise outdoor engagement, maybe a contingency should be considered in the event we have inclement weather that day, or if it’s super overcast and a sunset image is desired in the background. This step is crucial for me, as I consult with my client to ensure they aren’t stressed with the intricacies. The more we discuss in the beginning, the more prepared and in-sync we’ll be— and ultimately, satisfied my client will be with the images.

  • How did you get started doing this type of work?

    My first exposure to a real camera was on a study abroad trip in high school. My friend at the time let me be their personal photographer and I was intrigued with how the DSLR worked. I’ll never forget how interested and invested I was, because I just simply wanted to know how the camera worked. Fast forward through the years and my love for photography was touch and go as the tech evolved. Once I was able to afford a serious camera, I did so and then eventually committed to making a business out of it. Seeing my clients’ joy as they review the images I’ve captured for them brings me joy. There’s just something about producing something that others can consume and invoke a positive response.

  • What types of customers have you worked with?

    Small business owners in need of images for social media content/brand recognition, newly engaged couples, families and individuals in need of portraits/headshots for various reasons.

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