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Carpentersville Wedding Photographers

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Karolina Heggaton Photography
4.9
from 169 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 308 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gary S.
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Karolina was excellent to work with! She was very professional and did a great job with the photography at our wedding. I would highly recommend using Karolina for your photography needs!

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Studio Souza
4.8
from 131 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 333 hires on Thumbtack
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Cheryl C.
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I am so happy that my search for an experienced and affordable photographer for our son's wedding led us to Isabel Souza. When I viewed her profile on Thumbtack, I immediately knew she was the photographer of choice after viewing 5-6 other profiles as well. From the first meeting at her studio to the final moments of photographing Steve and Ka Yu's wedding and reception, Isabel was amazing! She has a calm, quiet and very patient demeanor while endeavoring to get the most from the posers. Her style is different from the normal "stock" poses and photos you get from other wedding photographers. She is very creative and as an eye in taking photos that "say" what she sees when looking through the lens. She captures the very thoughts of the ones she is photographing. Just several days after the wedding Isabel began posting wedding photos in small batches and they were absolutely beautiful! Isabel provided us with a wonderful montage of photos of Steve and Ka Yu's wedding day that will be forever cherished. Isabel is not only an excellent photographer but she is a true artist and it was a genuine pleasure to have met her and worked with her. If you are looking for something different in your photos, I highly recommend Isabel Souza.......she will not disappoint you!!

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JZ Studio
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
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Jenny T.
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I spent a long time researching wedding photographers in my area and was hit hard by jz studio's work. After having the opportunity to meet, it was clear how their personality and passion matched their talent, these guys are a force! On our big day they were focused, professional and attentive behind the lens and so much fun during all the bits in between. Group shots were super smooth and efficient, then individual shots with my wife were just a blast. Photography was a big part of the day for us and having the talent and personality of Philip and Zack entrusted with that responsibility was a dream.

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 100 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 163 hires on Thumbtack
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Sheila G.
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Carrie is amazing! We hired her as our wedding photographer in 2016 and she has since become our family photographer! In addition to our wedding, we have used her for birthday parties and also 2 Christmas card photos, she even gets my dogs to pose! Carrie is amazing!

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VisualEtiquette
4.9
from 99 reviews
  • 193 hires on Thumbtack
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Anna C.
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We hired Emil with Visual Etiquette after interviewing a few photographers for our wedding. We felt at ease with him after our first meeting. He was straight forward and to the point. He wasn’t pushy. He didn’t try to sell you some expensive photo packages that you don’t need. He did an excellent job. He was on time, professional, patient, and truly likes what he does and it shows. He made us comfortable throughout the day and made it easy to get such amazing wedding shots. He showed us how to pose which I like and the pictures came out great. We could have paid hundreds more for the beautiful pictures with someone else. I highly recommend him. Anna H.

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Kimia Emami
5.0
from 80 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
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Jose V.
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Kimia Emami provided an excellent service. She was prompt to the event and delivered the images sooner than I imagined. She is very professional and her photography is amazing. Thank you Kimia for your wonderful photographs!

  • 9 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Diana D.
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I needed a professional headshot photo in a short timeframe. Since I never had professional photos done before and had no idea how to find a good professional in order to help me out, I was initially relatively intimidated by the process. Looking up the websites from several photographers, most were only advertising wedding and recreational photography services. Robert put me at ease from the very beginning, showing me some sample headshots he took and explaining me the whole process as well as what I could expect. During all of my interactions with Robert, he has been very professional. Also, it is obvious that he is passionate by what he is doing. He overall did exceed my original expectations, delivering some excellent headshots in a very short timeframe!

Chicago Portraits
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Pete O.
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It was a pleasure working with Chicago Portraits; Barney and his team. Professionalism goes a long way and Barney went above a beyond to show this; he accommodated many changes in our photoshoot times and was extremely patient during the entire sessions. Very easy going, perfectionist and an eye for great location and surroundings. I had initially contacted Barney to have him shoot our wedding photos but later on agreed to have him take our pre-wedding photos, which turned out stunning. The photoshoots were both seamless and exciting because he would describe, guide and explain how he would like the pictures taken. The whole process seemed professional but also with a bit of silliness and fun involved which helps in capturing good moments. They made us feel comfortable and at ease and most importantly, the photos look great and unique I recommend Barney not only because of the end product (beautiful stunning pictures) but because of the experience and the way he worked with us. He was patient, punctual and his attention to detail is impeccable. We look forward to working with you again in the near future. Many Thanks!

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RC Photography Chicago
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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MAYRA M.
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Thank you sooo much Ronald for being at my daughter's event, The pictures are beautiful .! From now on You are the family photographer, as well as a friend, Thanks again! Will be back for a photo session Soon😄

Ekaterina
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
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Working with Kate was an absolute delight. She was super responsive on emails/texts prior to our wedding day and on our actual wedding day, she made the day go so smooth. She captured really special and beautiful moments!! I didn't expect to receive our photos as quickly as we did and they were sooo beautiful!!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
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Kate M.
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We hired Mike and Kimberly as photographers for our company event/picnic at the end of June and we were extremely impressed with their work. They were extremely polite and friendly and even with the extreme heat they never slowed down! Mike even went above and beyond and brought his video came and was able to do an aerial time lapse of our event which was awesome! I highly recommend them for anyone looking for a photographer or videographer for their next company event! We will be using them again for sure! Kate ADP

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  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Steven C.
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Ryan was very easy to work with and did well with the hectic family members. He does great work and has a great eye!

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Emily T.
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The experience with Chris was fantastic! Not only is he a consummate professional, but he made the experience so fun, easy and positive. Unlike most family photographers, there was nothing staged. He just let us play and talk, and captured the most magical moments of our family being ourselves. I would highly recommend him to any family who is tired of standing by a picket fence or in front of a backdrop for their family photos. It is truly a unique end product that you will treasure!

  • 12 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Terry S.
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Portrait of Light did a wonderful job with our wedding photos. We were extremely pleased with the staff and the quality of their photography. Not only do I recommend them to others, but would use them again for other events. Thanks Lori!

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James Cryer Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erica L.
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Jim took our engagement and wedding pictures. He took the time to capture everything from the littlest of details to the parade of family shots for us. We took quite a few outdoor photos as well. He was patient with the elements and made sure to maximize nature's backdrop. We had a list of must have shots that he was happy to take but we're also very happy with what he was able to improvise. He was very professional all through the process and the end product turned out great!

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Stand Still Photography
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Katie O.
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Jeff and his wife were amazing and captured the most amazing pictures of my wedding! I would highly recommend Stand Still to anyone of my friends or family! Can’t wait to hire them again for my maternity and newborn pictures!

Monroe Street Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
MELANIE C.
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Ashley was great! I booked Monroe Street Photography for my Wedding. She was more than on time. The quality of her work was beyond excellent. We were able to make all of our important shots. The value of her work is just outstanding. I will recommend booking Monroe Street Photography for your next event. I loved working with her and will definitely work with her in the future! Thanks Ashley for making my big day memorable and special.

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Michele M.
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Our family is so happy with the wedding photos that Rafay took. He is a true artist, and definitely caught all the moments! The photos are very high quality and we have beautiful memories to cherish of our daughters wedding forever. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a photographer.

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Wanda Kachler
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica B.
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Wanda Lynne photography made my wedding day memorable forever! She made us feel so comfortable and was open to all our our photo op ideas as well as giving great instruction. I would recommend her for any event!

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La Vita Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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Rajat N.
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We recently did our family photography with Vita and had a very positive experience. Vita took the time to understand our requirements and gave really good suggestions and ideas. In fact, of all the photographers we talked to, Vita was the only one who talked about the comfort of our 4 month old baby in the photography session. The photography session was very relaxed and Vita connected well with the family, which really helped. The final pictures look great and I would definitely work with Vita again.

  • 6 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany P.
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Great photographer. Thank you Emily!

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How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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