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Bristol Outdoor Family Photographers

Browse these outdoor family photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Bristol.

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Meraki Photo, Inc.
5.0
from 75 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sean H.
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They are amazing photographers and we couldn't be happier with the photos. Their price is low and it is an incredible value. They were so down to earth and easy to work with. If we ever need a photographer again we will use Meraki Photo. I will strongly recommend them to friends and family.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Martina C.
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I have been using Beth Madison Photography for my family photos for several years, and I couldn’t be happier. I have 3 girls ranging in age from 22months to 10 years old and we've worked with Beth on birth, christening, first communion and other family events! Beth connected with my girls right away, put them at ease and got them giggling. Needless to say with 3 girls Beth has an abundance of patience a very important trait in dealing with a chaotic environment! At our shoots, she was meticulous in her preparation acknowledging in working with children the importance of keeping the actually photo shoot short and concise. Beth did a combination of candid and posed shots and always went above and beyond to make everything work together even with last minute changes! She always delivered beautiful images of my children happy and being themselves. What’s more, she gave us lots of time and personal attention and I was involved in every step of the process if that's what I preferred. Otherwise, she was very happy to make suggestions referring back to her extensive experience in the art of photography. When I first started looking for a photographer, I considered using larger photographer companies and high-end portrait photo chains. I wanted something more personal for my family, I found Beth Madison Photography, and I’m thrilled with the results and will continue to use Beth to capture other family milestones in the future.

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RC Imaging Photography
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris W.
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What a great experience! Anyone looking for an outdoor family photo session will be thrilled with the results. The shoot was fun, and the photos were excellent!

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Global Arts
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diana B.
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Ed is a pleasure to work and was able to highlight the best features of our home in his photos. We needed a photographer on short notice and he was able to come the next day.

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Clark Art USA David Clark
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sue F.
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Dave is a magician with a camera! He has done everything from our daughter's wedding, vacation photos, casual family shots to designing wedding invitations for us. Dave is super creative with an eye for detail and composition that produces the most amazing shots! He's consistent in his work, so patient, great fun to work with. I highly recommend working with Dave, you will NOT be disappointed!! You'll never look so good!!!

Shutterart by Debi
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
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We wanted a photographer who would do candids and let us have a flash drive and CD. Found Debbie on Thumbtack, met with her and we pleased with her pricing and portfolio. She covered our wedding beautifully--was there all the time but "invisible," taking a few staged shots as requested and candids the rest of the time She was easy to work with and did a quick job getting our pictures to us. We were pleased with the results. Karen and John

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Oleksandra Photography
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kimberly B.
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Oleksandra was a pleasure to work with. She photographed our wedding in both an outdoor and indoor setting. She knows how to capture beautiful moments and was very creative with posing us against several backdrops. We love our photos and we could not be more pleased with her work. She worked hard the entire duration of the event and sought to capture very memorable moments of our special day. She has excellent taste and an eye for what is special for the couple. She captured my father in laws speech, from the sheet of paper in his hands to everyone's reaction, and all of the sentiment of the guests. She also had several photos of my mother and mother in law interacting and it was so wonderful to see all these moments she deftly captured. I highly recommend choosing Oleksandra for your event.

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  • 14 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pasquale C.
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Great attention to everything especially all the in-between moments. Great energy in dealing with our kids and pet. Will do future family photos with C1M exclusively.

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Agustina Leske Photography
4.7
from 24 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michele S.
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Agustina responded quickly to my questions throughout the whole process. We changed the time and the location the day of our outdoor photo shoot and she was very flexible and accommodating. She honored our requests and made additional suggestions in terms of poses. Her prices are very reasonable for all that she provides. I highly recommend Agustina Leske Photography!

Studio Rivy
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda M.
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Rebekah has an amazing eye. Our family photos were beautiful and will always be treasured!

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Cook Squared Photography
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Daria A.
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We had Elizabeth and Michael as our wedding photographers in May and we would certainly recommend them to everyone! We liked working with them, they are very professional, friendly and creative. They took amazing pictures, capturing all the important moments, emotions of our day and also little cute details of our venue. They sent us sneak peek pictures a week after our wedding and then the rest of the pictures in a month, and they are awesome! Thank you Elizabeth and Michael for creating beautiful visual memories for us!

Tom French Photography
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Donna R.
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Tom was awesome in everyway, he will be our family's forever photographer.

Embark Films
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Inna F.
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ell where do I start? First of all, thank you!! Dmitry was fun to work with before the wedding and his professionalism exceeded my expectations. During the wedding day, Dmitry and Dan were constantly running around taking awesome shots of us, the guests, and the decor. I told him exactly what I wanted and he did much more than I expected! He was very polite to our guests and family. Dmitry was VERY understanding and respectful of ALL my cultural practices! That was very important to me! Thanks a lot! All in all, I had a fun and splendid experience with Dmitry and Dan.

Janice Gia Photography
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Donna H.
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My experience with Janice was very professional! Janice is a very talented photographer. She took family photos at my granddaughter's christening and captured wonderful moments I can always look back on. I will use and recommend Janice to do all my upcoming events always!!

Dariusz Terepka Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Yari G.
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Great photographer and work very well with my family

Em&M Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Eduardo C.
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Emily is an excellent photographer! She took AMAZING photos of our family! It can be difficult to get good shots of the kids, but she was great with our little ones. When the session was over, the kids didn't want her to leave! She was so kind and pleasant to work with and everyone felt so comfortable with her. We will definitely be contacting her again around the holidays to take photos for our next family greeting card! Thank you for everything, Emily!

Par La Mer Photography
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin A.
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Tonya was wonderful to work with for our wedding photography. She was thoughtful, responsive, and flexible when working with our nebulous plans for wedding photos, and very competitively priced. She rocked the day of the wedding, where her calm and encouraging presence helped put us at ease and made the process fun for two folks who are not terribly fond of being in front of a camera. She also turned around all the photos within three weeks of the wedding! (We hear it can take some photographers up to six months.) We were super happy with the quality of the photos as well. Overall, we would gladly work with Tonya again for any photography we need. Thanks again for helping us create fantastic memories!

Jim Brunetti
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Amy G.
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Jim was a pleasure to work with for our engagement shoot. We loved our photos, and so did our friends and family! He was extremely accommodating with three weather-related postponements and was super punctual. His communication was excellent and he handed us a flash drive with our photos the next day.

Madison Cheney
4.9
from 10 reviews
    Lance C.
    Verified review

    Maddie is a great photographer. Our family pictures turned out great and were well worth the price. I would 100% recommend her to anyone!

    DDrobney Photography
    4.9
    from 10 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 12 hires on Thumbtack
    Ann M.
    Verified review

    Our family has fantastic photographs to treasure. We are a family of 8 (3 generations) and Dot captured individual personalities with each photograph. She worked very well and patiently with our age span (older and younger adults, teenage boys and young ladies). We spent 2 hours in her studio (the weather was against us for outside shots), and everyone felt happy with the experience. Additionally, the time that Dot spent helping us pick out our favorite photographs (there were so many) felt as if it was above and beyond her professional time. We are tremendously pleased with our family photos, and highly recommend DDrobney Photography.

    CK1 Photography and Design
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 22 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Komal G.
    Verified review

    Charul photographed my wedding in Connecticut in September 2015. He did a great job.. The pics are amazing. Apart from that he is very good to work with. He was dedicated to the job and has a very fun personality. My family and husband loved him and if we have any other functions in the area, we know we have the best photographer around! I highly recommend Charul to everyone for capturing their events. Great guy!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    What should you wear for a family photo?

    A family photographer captures your family in a series of professionally edited portraits. You can be goofy, you can be formal, you can be exactly how you want to be. To that end, you can wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident — feeling good translates to looking good in photos. However, top family photographers do have some style suggestions that will make your family photos more visually cohesive:

    • Ask the photographer for color suggestions if you’re doing an outdoor photo shoot. Location and time of day can affect which shades will fade in the sunlight and what will stand out in a good way.
    • Stay away from a mix of stripes or plaids on multiple people — the effect is too busy.
    • Steer clear of tiny patterns, which blend together too much.
    • Avoid wearing matching outfits.
    • Do wear outfits that are complementary in color.
    • Choose color over black-and-white outfits.
    • Do choose a theme, such as pastels, fall colors or summer colors.
    • Opt for tonally similar colors.  
    • Go easy on makeup for outdoor photo shoots.

    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.
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