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Browse these creative portrait photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Washington.

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Third Floor Photo
5.0
from 166 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 316 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jeff D.
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The whole experience was awesome! Tina was easy to talk to, made you feel comfortable and produced great pictures. If I have any photography needs in the future, I will be calling Tina.

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Doug Sanford photographs
4.9
from 137 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 238 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
David S.
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Doug is a talented photographer with a very creative and discerning eye, and is very easy to work with. He was enormously patient with a photographic neophyte like myself, and was very responsive to the results I sought. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 131 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 236 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nicholas B.
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Winstead is an outstanding photographer! This was my very first photo shoot and he prepared me for it exceptionally! He recommended the type of attire I should bring, he recommended how to pose, which stances to make and when! In the end, the pictures looked prolific! Crazy part is, you get so much outstanding service and his price is the most competitive out of all the other thumbtack photographers recommended to me! Save yourself the hassle and stress--hire Winstead and you'll be glad you took this recommendation! Be blessed!

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Monumental Arts
4.7
from 126 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 301 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Khris H.
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K. Michael was very professional and didn't leave out any information. Also gave suggestions to work with other photographers to get an feel for others work. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

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Tamarack Images
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 271 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Dave R.
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William is a true professional in every sense of the word. His expertise in achieving the goals I had for new professional portraits was top notch. He intuitively understood what I was going for before I even said the first word about it. He was flexible with storage options for the photos as well. Being in the spotlight as a magician makes it necessary that I have updated photos for publicity purposes, but I hate mostly every photo of myself but with his extensive knowledge of incredible lighting effects, William was able to create no less than 20 incredible images for me to pick from. I will definitely be making Tamarack Images my go to photographer for all my professional photos from now on and highly recommend that everyone else do the same.

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The Marvelous Real
4.8
from 76 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lenora M.
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Gabriel “Gabe” Martinez (The Marvelous Real Photography) works very hard for his shots. The lengths he goes to for his pictures, he not only wants them to be the best, but wants to meet his clients’ expectations. Both me and my guests was very impressed with him. After seeing Gabe's photo gallery and discussing my 50th birthday celebration vision with him, I immediately knew he was the one! As requested, he integrated videography to capture the music performances to retain with my event memoirs. I booked Gabe without seeing another photographer and it was the BEST decision! On my big day, Gabe arrived early, set up, and after a quick run through of the event flow with me, I was completely at ease knowing that Gabe would capture shots in a journalistic photography style that I will cherish for years to come. His professionalism, creativity, cheerfulness, and fun-loving interaction with me and my guests created a great atmosphere and experience for everyone. He knows how to make you feel comfortable event while the camera may be surprisingly aimed directly in your face — He makes taking photos fun! During the event, I sneaked a peek at the photo display. Gabe caught me peeking and showed me a few of the shots. The pictures were stunning! With his creative eye, he captured the timeline of my event while shooting photos in the most unique places. I highly recommend hiring Gabriel “Gabe” Martinez (The Marvelous Real Photography) for any engagement. Gabe exceeded my expectations and I will contact him again for future events.

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Chris Paulis Photography
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Santa C.
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After a couple years of making volunteer appearances as Santa Claus, I decided to "go professional". A friend recommended Chris Paulis Photography for taking portraits to publish on my new web site. Chris went above and beyond my expectations, before, during, and after our scheduled photo shoot. Once the portraits were published on my web site, talent agents were highly impressed with the iconic images that Chris was able to capture and the resulting opportunities for me to portray Santa Claus were amazing. Most of my clients attributed their interest in my services to the heartwarming portraits taken by Chris Paulis.

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Joshua Fernandez Photography
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Glory B.
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ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. Highly recommend to anyone for any occasion. Please reach out to Josh and explain what you’re looking for or bounce ideas with him. He will work with you and capture some of the best moments of your life.

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Mang Photo
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Charles J.
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Very talented photographer. We loved the pictures he took for our wedding. Highly recommend!

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D.I.M. Productions
4.8
from 56 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Al J.
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Thanks to DIM Productions for an amazing experience! Karmin is THE photographer that you want for familial events, sporting events, weddings, and et-cetera. I've hired Karmin a number of times and have never doubted that it was among the best decisions I've ever made. Karmin has impeccable timing, vision and experience to distinguish a great shot from a good one! She's personable, engaging, down-to-earth and just has a way with people that enthralls and disarms them. She's got an uncompromising standard at events and in her private studio. I cannot commend Karmin highly enough! -Al Johnson

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Visuals by J. McKenzie LLC
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Meg K.
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Working with Visuals By J. McKenzie was a delightful experience. I am not one usually comfortable in front of a camera, but today I felt valued, suitable and excited to be the subject of my own lifestyle portrait photos. He was prompt, attentive (from first contact on Thumbtack all the way through photo day and beyond) and professional. I would highly and repeatedly recommend his services and will do so at my next opportunity.

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Saint Elmo Photography
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Pamela L.
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My experience with Elmo Laing was a powerful trigger of personal memory---from light, to set-up, to processing. By all accounts, he is a meticulous craftsman. Through his eyes and indelible images of my party guests, I am still reliving this momentous occasion ---my 60th birthday celebration. In photograph after photograph, Elmo captured every mood and motion of the affair. He documented the dancing, the band, the striking group portraits, the cake, the room decorum, and of course--ME. His photography has played an important role of constructing memory because the stories leap from their stills. His images are stimulants for remembering---happy lives, families and friends, and what & how we celebrate. I hover over these images! That’s what fantastic photographers do….they show the environment, they show what they saw and they work to compose the best for YOU. That is exactly what Elmo Laing produced for me. Oh, wait a minute, did I mentioned that he is patient, polite, and precise with posing & positioning—a good photographer. Thank you, Elmo for your artistry, storytelling and technical ability. Pamela Lamberth

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Monique Michael Photography
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Stacey S.
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Monique Michael was outstanding . I am so happy and impressed with the photos of our wedding she captured every moment I got the package with 2 photographers Greg and her were awesome. Their work was so great and the exceeded our expectations by miles. They are great people also. Both of them by the end of the night were loved by everyone in attendance. they knew when to be visible and when not to the were so kind and helped posing some shots got great candid shots and were extremely creative. they got the work back quickly and were very fairly priced . I am so glad I used this site and will continue to us M&M photography for all events of our lives. If you are looking for great work and great people look No further. THIS IS BETTER THEN GREAT ALL AROUND AWESOME PEOPLE AND INCREDIBLE PHOTOGRAPHERS!!!!!!

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Nandor Nagy
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Eszter R.
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Nandor was the photographers at our worship service last month in Washington DC. He was reliable, communicative, very creative and professional in every way. I can only recommend him as an excellent photographer.

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Joe Halpin Photography
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Anna F.
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He came to my house to do some portrait-type photography. I appreciated that Joe was relaxed and friendly and didn't seem rushed. I got the photos back from him very quickly. He was helpful in suggesting good backgrounds as well. I was very pleased with the end result. I think he'd make a great family photographer also.

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STUDIO PRI
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sars K.
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Studio Pri is amazing! We hired Studio Pri off of Thumbtack and have absolutely no regrets in our decision since there are so many photographers out here! We also used them for our engagement photos which turned out beautifully! Priscilla and her team are easy going and very personal. They make you feel comfortable taking photos since most of us aren't used to it! Priscilla was very responsive to emails and got back to me within 1 day. They had our wedding photos and engagement photos ready for us within weeks! We are amazed at how good we looked in them and would definitely used their services again. Thanks so much for capturing all the amazing moments at our wedding :D

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Lees Photos
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Dina R.
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We hired Lizzy to help us take pictures for my father's 90th birthday. We did a lot of family portraits and singles. We also used Lizzy to take pictures of the event. Lizzy was sweet and very professional. She suggested many ideas during the picture taking process. She was very patient with my father who moved slowly. Thanks Lizzy you were great.

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Dennis Soans Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Mel S.
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Dennis truly understands the needs of his customers . I was totally at ease in front of the camera.Dennis takes the time to work with his models to bring out the best in them. All of my photographs came alive. I highly recommend Dennis Soans Photography, not only for head shots and family portraits, but events as well.

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Kx Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jayne L.
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The photos are creative and captured the essence of the party. The color is spectacular! We are so happy with the finished product. I will use Kx again and again.

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Jeff Thatcher Photography
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jay M.
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This is the third time I've used Jeff and each time it's better and better. I know, I know, how is that even possible? but it is. He's truly like one of the family now and I will recommend him to anyone who's looking for a photographer. even if people aren't I try to get them to book. You need to book with him now!

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Little Palm Photography
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shelley A.
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We had a fantastic experience with LPP. Not only did our photographer take beautiful pictures of our family, she had a real talent for working with children. We have a 3 year-old and a 1 year-old and they responded very positively to her kind, professional demeanor.

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