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Des Moines Portrait Photographers

Browse these portrait photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Des Moines.

Top Pro
Lisa Dickens Photography
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lisa T.
Verified review

Lisa and Jessie were wonderful! They definitely were able to pose my family in the most flattering way and chose the perfect lighting for the shot. The previews are gorgeous. Can't wait to get the pictures. I will definitely be using her again! I think I found my photographer for my family for everything in the future!! Thanks again for everything Lisa and Jessie!! ~Thompson Family

Ben Sandness Photography
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Adisa A.
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Ben is a truly talented and personable photographer!! I am an artist so I value creativity and uniqueness. Ben helped identify creative positions and locations for various portraits. We took graduation portraits that were professional and casual on a college campus and around the town. Ben did a great job of guiding me through the photo-shoot process while constantly seeking my feedback so that the photo shoot really captured important aspects of my life. Ben was detail oriented while also providing good ideas for potential overall portrait themes. Ben was punctual, organized, and patient. He was very knowledgeable about photography and happy to explain any parts of the photography field that I was curious about. While doing the photo shoot, I felt as though Ben truly wanted to get to know me in order to make the portraits more accurately reflect my life. I appreciated Ben’s easy-going and flexible nature throughout the photo-shoot. He made me feel really comfortable given that this was my first real photo-shoot. I think the portraits did a great job of highlighting various meaningful parts of my identity. After posting the portraits for the photo-shoot, I received numerous positive comments and compliments from friends and family about the portraits!! I would certainly recommend Ben’s photography services to others!

Blackcap Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Laura N.
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The wedding was canceled but the photographer was incredibly understanding and great to work with

Top Pro
James R. Cobb Photography
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Krystal G.
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Working with Jim was nothing but great! From start to finish - he was responsive, knowledgeable and needed very little direction. He gave my team exactly was we asked for and the photos he took are going to add great value to the project. We received the photos promptly after his shoot and couldn't have asked for a better photographer. Thanks for doing such a great job!!

Davitt Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Victor A.
Verified review

Mark is very good at what he does. He is also patient and innovative. I would recommend Davitt photography anytime.

DJ's Designs
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Judith C.
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Delia is a highly motivated, talented designer and photographer. She has a great "eye." I worked with her in a volunteer capacity in a non-profit organization and impressed by her commitment and energy.

Mark Gowen Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey W.
Verified review

Mark has been one of my favorite photographers to work with. He makes you feel comfortable; like he's already your best friend, he's easy going, understanding, listens to any ideas you have and values your input. He gives you feedback throughout the shoot, which, I personally felt allowed me to see how I could better the photos that were being taken. He has passion and drive for his work and it shows in the end product of his photos. He is genuine; a good guy and makes the photography experience fun and relaxing.

Eli Rockhold Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Emma N.
Verified review

Eli is just as wonderful of a person as he is a photographer! He creates beautiful pictures that capture you and your personality, and I can’t recommend his services enough!!

Jason Walsmith Photographer
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Emma P.
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Very talented and professional photographer. I appreciate Jason's eye for beautiful moments and his ability to capture them before they disappear. I enjoy working with Jason to tell stories -- he has helped grow my company through creative assets and gorgeous images. I highly recommend working with Jason Walsmith Photography.

Copper Key Stills
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney J.
Verified review

Jessica was so professional and fun! Her photography is so amazing! She is my go-to photographer anytime I need great looking pictures.

D&P Pics Art Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda L.
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The photographers were very professional, considerate, and easy to work with. Much appreciated!!

Trav McAvaddy
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Ron M.
Verified review

I have worked with Trav on many many projects over the past 4 years. His photographic eye for detail are impeccable; and his photo touch-up skills are incredible! He makes photo & video shoots both fun and educational. He has produced award winning photos for the Aveda Institute, and created multiple videos that have helped increase student acquisition for the school.

Jones Image Design
3.5
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca R.
Verified review

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

Faded Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Courtney E.
Verified review

AMAZING experience working with Jess! She captured heart felt moments on my wedding day. I absolutely ADORE all of the pictures. I couldn't have asked for a better photographer that day!

M&J Photography
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mary Jane J.
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Merima did a great job on our wedding. She is much more than a photographer, she is a lifesaver! The pictures came out better than we could have imagined! thank you so so much!

  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda D.
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Mackenzie was awesome! She did so well at keeping our newborn happy during the session and captured some great photos. She was very professional from start to finish and quick with getting back to me. Five stars!

About

I love photo shoots! I give a fun, easy-going shoot, and I provide unique and classic images. I charge $100 an hour, and that includes the session fee, transportation fee within the Des Moines area, and 20 edited images on a CD with the copyright. I do anything, from seniors, newborns, to weddings. Please contact me.

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  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Hello! I am a portrait and lifestyle photographer. I believe that everyone should have access to affordable professional photography, so I strive to keep my prices fair. I currently offer the following services: -Children and Family Photography -Professional Headshots -Event Photography -Pet Photography -Engagement Photography

  • New on Thumbtack
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I do photography for all types of events. I specialize in senior photos and weddings. I have a studio in my home for child and family shoots, but I love to shoot on location.

  • New on Thumbtack
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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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Portrait Photographer for a Three-week-old Newborn Baby

Murray, IA

  • Photo type
    Children / Baby
  • Photo shoot location
    Not sure
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Details
    These would be newborn photo's--3wks old
  • $125
    Average price

Need Portrait Photography

Norwalk, IA

  • Photo type
    Family
  • Photo shoot location
    Studio
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    Family of 17
  • $137.5
    Average price
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