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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Where is the best place to take baby pictures?

Baby pictures are among the most popular types of portrait photography, and most newborn photographers are well versed in the best places to take baby pictures in their local areas. Some newborn photographers will come to the hospital to shoot the baby within a day or two of birth, while others have set up their studios to accommodate the needs of infants. Some parents prefer to have the newborn photographer come to their home or travel to a favorite park or other outdoor location. Like any portrait photography, the best place to take baby pictures is the place you like best and that will yield the types of photos you want of your baby, whether that’s posed and carefully lit studio portraits or spontaneous, casual photos at home. Work with a local newborn photographer to find a safe, calm location with great lighting and some privacy for your family.

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.

Reviews for Kennesaw photographers
Thumbtack Customer
I wanted to surprise my wife with a photo session for much needed family photo. NC photography made the session relaxed and we didn't feel rushed at all. She was open to suggestions for shots we had in mind.
NC Photography,LLCNC Photography,LLC
Alton m.
It was a pleasure working with this professional photographer. I have no issue recommending him to anyone who needs a knowledgeable professional event photographer.
MN PhotographyMN Photography
Thumbtack Customer
This was my first attempt at getting professional photos. It was easy and fun working with Paul on my maternity photos. I am extremely pleased with the results!!!!
Colombo Photography, Woodstock, GA, 30188Colombo Photography, Woodstock, GA, 30188
Charlene C.
This photographer really knows his craft!
Linar StudioLinar Studio
Marisa O.
We are so happy with our photos and the turn around time Kim is amazing! Kim is a very creative with picture ideas and made our photos turn out fantastic. We are so happy we had her do our photos and will definitely use her in the future. We are so happy.
KR PhotographyKR Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Wonderful photographer, I will recommend to everyone looking for a professional photographer . She made it easy with the pictures because she made the pictures look alive than just posing a certain way.
Lindsey Eltinge, Product and Lifestyle PhotographyLindsey Eltinge, Product and Lifestyle Photography
Vincent w.
I haven't received the photos yet but Elizabeth was extremely professional and punctual
Elizabeth Stephenson PhotographyElizabeth Stephenson Photography
Adam Z.
Excellent photographer and very professional! Enjoyed working with her and highly recommend.
Thumbtack Customer
It was a pleasure working with Audra. She was very patient and has a great eye to make sure to capture the best photos! I am very pleased with her service and recommend her to anyone looking for professional photography! Very reasonable rates!
Audra Mitchell PhotographyAudra Mitchell Photography
Cea M.
Very professional and responsive. Did a great job for my daughter’s photo shoot.
Teel Blue InnovationsTeel Blue Innovations
Thumbtack Customer
I don't have the actual photo's yet to be able to complete the work quality component
NC Photography,LLCNC Photography,LLC
Neema G.
It was a great experience! My daughter loved her Sweet 16 photo shoot with her friends! Thank you!
Telless PhotographyTelless Photography
Thumbtack Customer
I needed to update my professional headshot and hired Audra Mitchell Photography. I was very pleased that Audra didn't just take four or five pictures for me to choose from in my package. She took several photos with two different backgrounds and multiple poses so that I could have a lot options.
Audra Mitchell PhotographyAudra Mitchell Photography
Ireland P.
Working with Diego was such a great experience. I had ideas of what I wanted for the photo shoot and he captured it excatly the way I wanted. We planned for one hour of shooting, but it became a two hour session because he wanted to get the best shots. I can see he really has a passion for photography.
Diego's PhotographyDiego's Photography
Judi S.
Jordan was amazing! We had a "surprise" wedding (none of our guests coming knew they were coming to a wedding) and Jordan arrived early and played the part of "guest" perfectly so the surprise wouldn't get out before the announcement. His photos were amazing and captured exactly what I had hoped. He is responsive, easy to work with and a great photographer!
Jd PhotographyJd Photography
David A.
Had a wonderful session with Mr. Bradley. The session had flow and creativity. I would recommend Mr. Bradley for your next professional photography headshot.
Wally Bradley PhotographyWally Bradley Photography
Megan s.
We had such a great experience with Kat. Starting from her helping us with location suggestions after I shared what look I was going for. She captured several amazing moments for us and edited them beautifully. We not only received all of our photos digitally but she also mails a flash drive for you to have them in that form as well. I would high recommend her for photos!
Kat Bonilla PhotographyKat Bonilla Photography
Katrina W.
Sana was awesome and a consummate professional. She was extremely patient and helped me relax which resulted in awesome photos for my website and business cards. Forever Grateful, ~Katrina
Sana StudiosSana Studios
Megan s.
She was so great with our son and listening to our wants. She is very personable and made the shoot fun. We love the beautiful photos we now have from this time!
Mikhaela Slavik PhotoMikhaela Slavik Photo
Ashley R.
Kat is awesome. Point blank period. Willing to work with you, knows how to make you shine and look your best self. The pricing is fair and better than most photographers, too.
Kat Bonilla PhotographyKat Bonilla Photography
Annamarie D.
Lindsey is a very talented photographer that is extremely easy to work with. She was able to get 7 adults who are naturally stiff in front of the camera to relax and have fun. Would hire Lindsey again!
Lindsey Eltinge, Product and Lifestyle PhotographyLindsey Eltinge, Product and Lifestyle Photography
Jessica W.
Annik was AMAZING! She was professional, patient and invested in making sure my photos turned out perfectly. She also has a very quick turnaround time. I would recommend her to anyone looking to have professional headshots taken.
ANDHO Services LLCANDHO Services LLC
Victoria G.
We had a big family shoot, and Elizabeth was patient and open to all ideas along with finding us the best spots to take photos as a group and did amazingly with capturing the small moments of every day life. 10 out of 10 would recommend to anyone
Elizabeth Stephenson PhotographyElizabeth Stephenson Photography
Thumbtack Customer
I love working with Audra, She made the kids feel so comfortable, and she was so patience with them, if I was to recommend anyone to a photography she surely would be the one that I would refer. I had a great time working with her thanks again Audra!!!
Audra Mitchell PhotographyAudra Mitchell Photography
Devon B.
All things that could be marked should be for qualities that make up Kat and her amazing skills in photography! Everything was comfortable and fun right from the get go, we will definitely be reaching out to her for all future events. Thank you Kat, we couldn’t be more pleased!
Kat Bonilla PhotographyKat Bonilla Photography
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