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Des Moines Portrait Photographers

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

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

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James R. Cobb Photography
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 48 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!!

Mark Gowen Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey W.
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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.

Studio DV8
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Sheetal C.
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We were very late with booking a photographer for our son's high school graduation photo session. I was so impressed with Paul's ability to squeeze us into his schedule and accommodate our family. His 20+ years of experience is clearly evident. I was extremely nervous, as this is our first child going through the experience. Paul made us very comfortable and at ease by providing helpful tips to prepare for the photo shoot. He discussed in depth wardrobing, tips for hair cuts, shaving etc. He was on time to shoot the session and very relaxed. His sense of humor is fantastic, making the photo shoot fun and engaging for a teenage boy. He also was a pro at including our youngest and two family dogs in the photo session. Paul knows the Des Moines area well and offers a great selection of areas to shoot the session. I highly recommend Paul if you are looking for an experienced, and very reasonably priced professional photographer. He definitely makes the session fun! Thank You Paul for the excellent photo session. We will definitely be returning for more photo sessions in the future! The Creger Family

Picturesque Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Alexander E.
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I had an amazing idea for a Christmas present for my wife to take professional pictures of our two children and put them in a photo album for her. But I needed help. Someone good. I've never had professional pictures taken, but I looked on Google and found Picturesque Photography. I looked through the previous photos, and I was impressed. I contacted Katie and explained that I had to get the photos taken while my wife was working (so she didn't know) and Katie was very helpful. She came to my house and I introduced her to my kids. I have a 3 year old and an 18 month old. Knowing my kids, I thought they would be much more rowdy and excited, but Katie was very patient with them, and ended up taking the most amazing shots I've ever seen. I was so happy with the final product. She took over 200(!) pictures and I ended up picking 30 of them for the photo album. I had her ship them to my house without any identifying information on it and hid them until Christmas. Christmas came and my wife cried when she saw it. She was so happy. The reason why it took me so long to write this review was because she hasn't stopped kissing me since she got it So thanks for making our Christmas the best Christmas ever Katie. I've recommended you to several people already Alex

Dodgen Photography
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Zack V.
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Bruce and Paula were amazing! They were very helpful with my first professional photography session. They helped me pick out what outfits would be best and were great with guiding me into the various poses. Plan on using them for my next session

PaulyPhotography
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alex P.
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I’m extremely fortunate I have had the opportunity to work with Paul in the past. For as humble as he is, Paul has the skills of someone who has been doing photography for a good while. When I received my photos, I was shocked to see just how high quality they were from the editing, lighting, angling, and down to the picture as a whole. While we usually just find a few angles we like of ourselves and replicate those for every photo we are in, Paul is great at making every part of you look “Instagram worthy”. Whether you are looking for a photographer for your wedding, graduation, family gathering, community/private events, or building a modeling portfolio, Paul delivers on both quantity and quality. I definitely plan to contact Paul in the future to work with him again.

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.

Davitt Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Victor A.
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Mark is very good at what he does. He is also patient and innovative. I would recommend Davitt photography anytime.

Eric Pike Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Sheryl B.
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I would recommend Eric and use him again should we have the need for a photographer!

Picsbycourt
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Daniel B.
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It was a pleasure experience with Courtney being the photographer for our Daughters Prom . He displayed nothing but professionalism throughout the whole entire shoot , I would advise anyone to hire Courtney on a dime ! Also we were overjoyed with the outcome of our wonderful pictures!!!

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.

Copper Key Stills
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney J.
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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.
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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.

Aly Carroll Photography
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Victoria H.
Verified review

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!

  • 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

We specialize in wedding photography. We are located in Des Moines, Iowa, and primarily service the Midwest, though we are open to outside travel. We also offer customized packages for high school seniors, families, children, and commercial work.

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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.

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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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