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Studio Souza
4.8
from 127 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 330 hires on Thumbtack
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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The Still Life Photography
4.9
from 118 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 256 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kerri G.
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What can I say about Nicole and Jay! They have become not only our favorite photographers but our new friends. They are so easy and comfortable to work with, we felt like we knew them for years. Every pose, every location produced such an amazing photo. Turn around time and email responses were so super quick! And the photos of our engagement session and wedding day left us breathless--so so amazing and beautiful! Working with The Still Life is the best decision we made for our wedding day :)

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 97 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
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DIEM L.
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We had looked and talked to many photographers before we found Carrie and we love her style which is very delightful, fun and romantic. Carrie is experienced and very creative to capture the beautiful and meaningful moments. We just got the photos from her today and we are impressed by the great job she did. Personally i'm a little bit picky and demanding with the professional photos but Carrie did win me. We really appreciate her help and would love to recommend people to this modern delightful photograph style.

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VisualEtiquette
4.9
from 86 reviews
  • 179 hires on Thumbtack
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Abby K.
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Hired VisualEtiquette as our wedding photographer and the engagement session was included in the package. We just received our engagement photos back and could not be more pleased. Emil was able to capture every moment, many un-posed and many posed. He has great ideas that he will share with you, but also encourages you to bring your own style and props if that is the route you want to go. Friends and Family are raving about the photos, saying they are some of the best engagement photos they've ever seen! VisualEtiquette has competitive pricing yet exceptionally better quality compared to some of the very high priced photographers we interviewed while choosing our vendors. Emil is a busy photographer, so it sometimes takes 2-3 days for him to get back to me, but he never fails to answer our questions.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura L.
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Zachera was wonderful to work with! She was easy to communicate with before our session and perfectly understood my photography needs. The idea of getting headshots was a reluctant necessity to me, but Zachera made the whole process smooth and enjoyable, from the beautiful make up (so multi-talented) to her creative use of my limited space. She is extremely personable and professional. And, the finished products are amazing!

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Jacquelyn P.
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Kimia was absolutely perfect. She was patient, observant, friendly, respectful and just all around amazing! She managed to capture every important aspect of my wedding and I could not be happier! Thank you so much Kamia for capturing one of the most important days of my life on camera ! You're a Rockstar!!!!

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Mike Sansone Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jobcase T.
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Mike has a great way with people, putting them at ease to get excellent results. We appreciate his flexibility and desire to get shots that people can truly be proud of. I've met many headshot photographers over the years, and I consider Mike to be among the best of them.

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  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
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Dominique J.
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Nikki is an amazing photographer! She responded to my request for an elopement photographer quickly. On the scheduled date for the session with Nikki, my husband and I were encountering so many problems that we were running extremely late but Nikki was VERY accommodating and understanding and had no problem letting us reschedule. And the quality of her work is amazing. I would highly recommend Nikki to anyone I know.

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Geral oris
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
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TOPE F.
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After meeting with several photographers, she was the ONLY one my wife and i liked. Her professionalism is unlike any other - prompt with responses, super creative and pictures came on time.Geraldine has one of the biggest hearts of anyone I have ever met, and I was absolutely honored to have her play such an important role in my wedding. I can't recommend her enough.

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Abbey Lauren Photography
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica R.
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I've had the pleasure of working with Abbey on several occasions. Most recently, she took photos of my impromptu civil wedding. She met my partner and I at city hall equipped with two bouquets of roses and ready to shoot. She captured the emotion of the moment despite the mundane setting and made a trip to the courthouse feel like a beautifully orchestrated wedding ceremony. If you're looking for a pro photographer with outstanding customer service, look no further; Abbey is the professional for you!

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Kilroy Dunne Photography
5.0
from 53 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle S.
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We took the photo shoot outdoors in Millennium Park. Kristine is a very creative and talented photographer. She will make sure that you look your absolute best. She will guide you through the poses that will make you look great.

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Sally Blood Photo
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Anthony F.
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Great photographer. Would highly recommend to others

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J. WiLDER Studios
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
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Nataliya T.
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Not only a talented photographer, Joe is a pleasure to be around! I couldn't recommend him highly enough!

Ekaterina
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Pavel C.
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There are no words to describe the amazing talent of Kate as a photographer. Every picture she took was breathtaking .She is very creative, enthusiastic and so passionate about what she does! She made the whole process enjoyable, natural, and FUN!She has a talent for photography and able to capture every special moment. Her precision to detail is amazing. Kate makes the most authentic, unique, and unforgettable photos.Kate is the best photographer, ever!!!Thank you so much !Can’t wait for future photo session .If you are looking for an energetic, creative and extremely talented photographer, Kate is your girl!

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Snappybytes
4.7
from 30 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
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Steve S.
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Could not have had a better experience with a photographer. Harry was responsive to my initial requests, was punctual, took candid and nice quality photos of our events (trust me, this is not always the case, even with professional photographers!), he sent me the pics quickly, and top of all that, he generously donated to our cause!

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Retiro Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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Lauren H.
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Mark and Phil photographed our wedding in July 2017. They were extremely fun and easy to work with. Their professional eye for lighting and detail allowed for unique and elegant photos. Retiro Photo captured our special day, and gave us memories we will always cherish. I would (and do) recommend them for anyone looking for modern, fresh photographers!

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Markowski Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Connie C.
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Konrad couldn't have been more engaging and wanted to ensure he captured the day and met our expectations. He had great suggestions for team photos and backgrounds based on lighting and effects desired. Just a great experience overall and the photos turned out beautifully.

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Michael Courier Photography
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miten S.
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Michael was incredible to work with I highly suggest to anyone that needs a photographer in the area. He was creative in his solutions to problems that arose and very prompt with his deliverables.

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

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L Christine Photography
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Mike J.
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What an incredible girl and talented photographer. I highly recommend her for any job (big or small), our memories will last a lifetime thanks to Lauren!

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Chicago Event Photography
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alli E.
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Dakota was prompt with getting us our “sneak peak” photo’s from our event. The ones we’ve received are such great quality pictures. He was on time and less expensive than other photographers I looked at. We had 430+ people at our event and he was able to handle it without a problem! Thanks Dakota!

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Need Headshot Photographer

Joliet, IL

  • Headshot type
    Actor, Modeling
  • Photo shoot location
    Studio, Outdoors
  • Details
    I am a character actress as well as a character model and I need a shoot that will show the extent of my versatility.
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