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  • 32 years in businuess
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • West Des Moines, IA 50265

Lisa P.

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A wonderful experience. Willing to take the photos anywhere you'd like, but had great ideas for locations as well. I like a la carte for picture printing selection, no mandatory packages you have to pick. Pricing is very reasonable and no high pressure sales pitch. Open and honest. An overall pleasure to work with.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50317

Tammy P.

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Jami was very good to work with from start to finish. She was collaborative as we planned the session and sought to understand our vision/needs. She suggested two great locations near one another to accomplish the diversity we wanted (nature/woods and urban funky). She arrived early and was very approachable, putting us quickly at ease. She didn't suggest poses or over-engineer but wanted to capture us In candid/natural postures. At times, we could have used a few more suggestions since we are rookies and felt like we were doing the same lame pose....but the pictures turned out great with no stiff, fake or awkward poses. She was flexible and open to our ideas during the session. She promised the edited pictures in 10 days and had them done in 8. She captured some great shots and we were happy. We also found her price very reasonable and well-valued. We would recommend her and would definitely use her again.

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  • 2 years in businuess
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Harpers Ferry, IA 52146

Laura A.

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We have just set up our photo shoot with Mary. She has been very informative and responsive to my emails and her website looks great! We look forward to working with her in the near future for the actual photos to be taken.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Gilman, IA 50106

Aleea W.

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I felt very comfortable the entire time and her honesty helped my pictures be absolutely amazing and will definitely use her services in future events.

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  • 5 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50314

Julie P.

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Jill was my wedding photographer and I would definitely recommend her photography services! Not only did my pictures turn out beautifully, but I really appreciated how Jill was calm (helped with wedding day nerves!) yet made the photography fun on my wedding day. Thanks Jill!

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  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Cumming, IA 50061
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Chris H.

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Reasonable prices, great perspectives on photos, open to new ideas to fit customers ideas, and good session environment. Would definitely recommend.

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  • 7 years in businuess
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50309

Emily V.

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Brittany was awesome! She was very helpful in choosing a location to take pictures at. She was so patient and kind to my daughter. It was out first time taking professional photos and we will definitely get them done again with Brittany!!

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Urbandale, IA 50322

Maggie M.

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Sarah was so great to work with! We had to change the date of the shoot because of the weather. Her flexibility was much appreciated. We loved the locations she recommended and our photos turned out great!

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  • 8 years in businuess
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Urbandale, IA 50322

Rebecca R.

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Kevin was incredibly patient and professional with our entire group. We had fun and can't wait to see the results.

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  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Greenfield, IA 50849
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Angelina V.

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Mandy did a amazing job! Love the outcome of all my pictures!

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Ames, IA 50014

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My experience with Ben was a 10/10. I booked Ben to shoot my outdoor evening wedding. Leading up to the wedding, Ben was quick to respond to any emails I sent, called to do a phone type interview to ask questions about myself and the groom and get a feel for us and the style of our wedding, and he followed up a couple weeks before the wedding to double check on final arrangements/locations. As soon as he got there the day of and introduced himself, Ben was polite, professional, and kept the mood light and fun. Ben came with two cameras hooked to this awesome shoulder/back harness that he wore which allowed him to move quickly and keep the cameras handy, I really appreciated this because we were able to take shots around the golf course easily without moving equipment. Ben got all my requests for specific photo shots that I wanted and a perfect location for our private first look. During our wedding party photos, Ben kept the mood light and relaxed and I had a wonderful time! During the outdoor ceremony itself, Ben did such a great job of not being intrusive. I have seen some truly distractive photographers getting right up next to the bride and groom and it just makes me cringe. He got some beautiful shots without becoming intrusive. During the reception, Ben was just as great as he had been all afternoon. The groom and I snuck away for some photos under the stars at the ceremony site and I absolutely just love them. It was so wonderful to take a moment together with the bustle of the reception going on nearby and just be together. I felt it was a very intimate moment and it did not feel like we were having our picture taken at all, we were able to relax and Ben worked his photo magic and the photos are beautiful. Our families had nothing but positive things to say about Ben. Not only was he a great photographer, he was a really personable guy too!I would book Ben again and I highly recommend him.

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  • 3 years in businuess
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Cedar Falls, IA 50613

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Chastity was the photographer at my daughters wedding. She went way beyond what was needed to get the perfect moments captured. She spent the entire day getting every last detail. She made my daughters wedding photos timeless. Chastity was absolutely wonderful to work with. I will definitely call Chastity for future photography projects that I may have.

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  • 32 years in businuess
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • West Des Moines, IA 50265

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Bill did an excellent job with our photos. We last minute called him and asked him to take photos on our day because we had issues with our other photographer and luckily he had a cancel on our wedding day so he was able to do ours. We were so pleased with Bill after the experience we had with our prior photographer during our engagement shoot we were a little nervous about our wedding photos. Bill did excellent with communicating during the photo shoot to get the best photos possible! He even did a superhero photo that we had requested. They all turned out absolutely beautiful and we were more then pleased with his service. The pricing for the quality of service was definitely worth hiring him! He was a better price then our previous photographer who did an absolute awful job. I would highly recommend Bill!!! Also our photos were developed very quickly and we had quite a few of them!!! If you're looking for quality service, great prints and communication at a reasonable price, Bill is your guy!

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  • 6 years in businuess
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Omaha, NE 68164

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Tina does an amazing jobs on taking pictures! If your looking for a personable and fun photographer to be around, she is the one for you! She did our engagment and our wedding pictures and they turned out great! She has done such a great job, that she did my sisters wedding and will be doing my bestfriends wedding! I would recommend her to anyone.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50317

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Jami is AMAZING!!! She is a great photographer and does amazing work. Our engagement pictures turned out great and I can't wait to see what our wedding ones will be like. She is open to suggestions and is willing to try anything.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Omaha, NE 68134

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Deborah is a great photographer. She did some family shots for me and I love them. It captured all that I wanted the love of my family. I recommend her to everyone I know.

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  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50312
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Garrison has done photo/design work for me over the last three years and it has been an extremely rewarding experience for me. Whether it has been photographing my artwork and my wife's jewelry designs or designing posters using his "mad photoshop skills" Garrison is my go to photographer. And did I mention the stunning artwork? I already own over 50 of his fine art photographs and they are among my most prized possessions. The guy is a true artist who knows how to get things done right the first time.

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  • Norwalk, IA 50211
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Brandon is awesome to work with and you will have a hard time picking from the pictures he takes. They all turn out beautiful. Thanks Burnett Photography for making our family memories.

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  • Des Moines, IA 50317
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Aly Mae Photography which she renamed to Aly Carrol Photography is everything I was looking for in a photographer! I first used her for my senior picture, and then used her again a year later for graduation photos. She is awesome! She is flexible and will do anything you have in mind to get that perfect shot! I would recommend her to everyone!

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  • 27 years in businuess
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
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Brainstorm Marketing is a full service advertising agency providing the following services: graphic design logos popup banners trade show displays banners photography email marketing illustration trade show exhibit web design strategic marketing We are located in Des Moines, Iowa serving clients from coast to coast.

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  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Osceola, IA 50213
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I am an experienced and fun photographer, with reasonable pricing, and serving any location or need. I offer a referral bonus for existing customers! "Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art." - Ansel Adams

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  • Ankeny, IA 50023
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Juan is truly an amazing photographer. He has an amazing eye for composition, and effortlessly captures those fleeting moments. He's done many photo shoots for our family, and we are always thrilled with the results.

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  • Palo, IA 52324
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Images by Kate photography captures timeless memories in wide variety of styles, from casual to elegant for all occasions, at unbeatable prices! Images by Kate offers personal attention with professional style. Kate believes it is your enjoyment which makes a photograph, therefore, Kate works with you from the very beginning to the day you chose your prints - all in a No Pressure atmosphere. You will work exclusively with Kate in customizing your ideal package, during your unique photo shoot and in selecting your perfect prints. All thoughts on personalizing your photo shoot and in editing your prints are welcome - get creative! Anything from pets to the most elaborate wedding can be covered by Kate in a professional manner at an affordable price that's perfect for you!

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In The Now Photo

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  • 9 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pella, IA 50219

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Hi! I'm Teri, the photographer and owner of In The Now Photo. I have always loved the art of story telling, and now I tell stories visually! Feel free to browse some of my work to see if we might be the perfect fit for your special occasion! I look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Killduff, IA 50137
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I do your-way photography! I am available for anything, from wedding and engagement to seniors and family and anything in-between! I work for you and towards your goals!

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  • Omaha, NE 68106
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We do general photography, to include: architectural, corporate, senior photos, macro, and editorial work. My customers have included: Union Pacific, BNSF Railway, Canadian Pacific, Conagra, and Kelloggs.

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  • Windsor Heights, IA 50324
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I am a multi-purpose photographer, specializing in news and editorial. I am the Midwest's premiere event photographer, covering events, large and small. Sports photography is a big part of what I do as well.

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Paul Gates Photography

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  • Urbandale, IA 50323
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My name is Paul Gates and I have been an architectural and commercial photographer in Des Moines for the past 20 years. Paul Gates Photography (PGP) is mainly an on-location photography company with a portable studio as needed. My photography is centered on architecture, commercial, food and magazine assignment/life style. Our clients include: Boulder and Associates, Frevert Ramsey Kobes, Weitz, Tones, Homestyle Magazine, Iowan Magazine, Iowa Garden Magazine, Flynn Wright Ad Agency, Central College, Bankers Trust, Corporate Image, Shive Hattery and Savage Ver Ploeg to name a few. We offer competitive rates and have a history of long term relationships with my clients. For a DVD portfolio feel free to email us.

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Taylor Photography

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  • Reasnor, IA 50232
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We are a family-owned portrait studio that has been in business for 20 years. We specialize in families, senior pictures, kids, weddings and special events. We work very hard to see that all clients leave satisfied and want to come back again.

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  • Ankeny, IA 50023
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I am a newborn, child and family photographer. Studio sessions as well as on location are available. I am located in Ankeny, Iowa, but I will travel within the Des Moines metro area for a photo shoot.

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Eric Michael Studios

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  • Urbandale, IA 50322
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Eric Michael Studios is a fine art portrait and wedding photography studio in Des Moines, Ia. We have a fashion forward style that is fun and creative.

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  • Kirksville, MO 63501
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I have been an editorial photographer for the past two decades and have a very wide range of expertise specializing in location work from commercial advertising to pets. I offer special packages for weddings, seniors, and lifestyle imaging Due to the change in the photo industry caused by the digital revolution, I have expanded my expertise include fine "enhancement" of images with either film or digital format. I believe I can be of service! Thank You!

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  • 8 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50309

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We give fun, creative and candid wedding photography for Des Moines, IA and the nation. We take the photos that you want! All wedding packages include CDs with print rights given to you. Custom flush mount albums are also available. When not shooting weddings, we love to photograph dog portraits, senior portraits, as well as family and model photography. Check us out!

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  • Johnston, IA 50131
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Kallisto V.P. is an Iowa based video production company that primarily focuses on web video and TV commercials. We offer photography, VHS to DVD transfers, slideshows, and many other services as well.

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Prism Point Studio

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  • Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Prism Point Studio is an up and coming family owned business. It was started to simplify the way people are photographed and to allow them to actually afford the images that are taken of them. Too often you hear of how people are dissatisfied with the end results of their studio experiences and then they had to pay outrageous prices for unimaginative and sub-standard results. Prism Point Studios will not simply point a camera at you and tell you to “Say ‘cheese!’.” We will work with you to make you comfortable, taking the time to get to know you and what it is you are looking for in your images. We will use top-of-the-line editing tools to turn your memories into a work of art. We focus on personal service for families and individuals. From children and families to weddings and engagements, we are willing to capture any memory.

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Meythaler Photography

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  • Windsor Heights, IA 50324
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Meythaler Photography is based in Des Moines, IA. We've been creatively shooting portraits and photographs for seniors, weddings, families and much more!

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  • Kirksville, MO 63501
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We are available for all your DJ and photography needs. We offer excellent photography packages, as well as live singing, pro Light shows, karaoke and much more. Weddings are our specialty.

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Lance Shuey Photography

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  • Des Moines, IA 50313
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I am a Central Iowa photographer with over 20 years of experience. I use Pro photographic equipment. I can do a photo shoot in my studio or on location. I am always available for travel anywhere. Weddings, Portraits, Seniors, Model portfolios, Headshots, Commercial and Journalism photography.

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  • Des Moines, IA 50315
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Zoabella Portrait and Design, the Des Moines best full service design firm and portrait studio. At Zoabella's, we have two photographers, a wonderful classical artist, a graphic designer, a web site builder, as well as a full time tech support specialist. Our cast of caricatures: - Jennifer Barnes Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication 15 years experience in Portrait Photography Digital designer - Laura Lundsford classical artist 4 years experience in portrait photography cake designer - Mike McClellan Web Builder tech support extraordinaire Jack of all things computer and other wise. Most prices are based on the job so give us a call!

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Mandy Marie Photography

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  • Urbandale, IA 50322
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Mandy Marie Photography allows you to showcase you and your family through the art of photography. We capture the natural person, whether that is your newly born baby you want to remember every detail of or that senior who needs to showcase his own unique style before he leaves the nest. Clients love our natural style and timeless look. Mandy Marie has a full line of products to offer to clients through a private online gallery or an in-person ordering session. Please check out our blog and Facebook page to see if we meet your style, and book your session today!

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Best of 2015

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  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Waukee, IA 50263
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Laura N.

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The wedding was canceled but the photographer was incredibly understanding and great to work with

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  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Seattle, WA 98101
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Iowa B.

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Kevin did a wonderful job photographing our business event. He was well prepared and arrived on time ready to work. Very accommodating and great to work with... a true professional.

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  • 32 years in businuess
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • West Des Moines, IA 50265

Lisa P.

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A wonderful experience. Willing to take the photos anywhere you'd like, but had great ideas for locations as well. I like a la carte for picture printing selection, no mandatory packages you have to pick. Pricing is very reasonable and no high pressure sales pitch. Open and honest. An overall pleasure to work with.

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  • 10 years in businuess
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Ankeny, IA 50023

Sabrina M.

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Ryan is very reasonable and takes create pictures. It's more that just taking a photo. He was able to capture emotions in each picture!

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Gilman, IA 50106

Aleea W.

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I felt very comfortable the entire time and her honesty helped my pictures be absolutely amazing and will definitely use her services in future events.

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  • 9 years in businuess
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • West Des Moines, IA 50265

Sadhaf P.

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Amina was very professional and her work speaks for itself. We are very happy to have her be apart of our special day!

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  • 5 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50314

Julie P.

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Jill was my wedding photographer and I would definitely recommend her photography services! Not only did my pictures turn out beautifully, but I really appreciated how Jill was calm (helped with wedding day nerves!) yet made the photography fun on my wedding day. Thanks Jill!

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  • 7 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50312

Elicia R.

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Tom was great to work with. Edited the photos nicely and got them to us in the required time frame.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Runnells, IA 50237

Jessica S.

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I recommend Captured to anyone and everyone! Not only did they bare with us through a very hectic, rainy, all over the place day but they made sure I, the Bride, got what I wanted. And even drove my husband and I to our location when things got crazy. We had an absolute blast with Bella and Kelly. They are so fun and you really feel like you're just out having pictures taken by your friends. My husband isn't really a picture guy but they make you feel so comfortable and are always snapping to be sure and catch those candid moments. From the time I started hair and make up, well into the reception they were there capturing every special moment of my day. I cannot wait to see how my pictures turned out. If they are half as good as Bella is sweet, I will be over the moon!

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  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Ankeny, IA 50023
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John J.

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great pictures and fast service.....thanks from PROInspected.com

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“Need Photography”

Prairie City, IA

Photography type
Wedding / Engagement, Family
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I'm not sure
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$400-$800
$499
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“Need a Portrait Photographer”

Des Moines, IA

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Corporate
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Physical proofs and prints, Online or digital proofs and prints
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i require a photgraph for a professonial publication and website
$170
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