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  • 5 years in business
  • 296 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Ricky L.

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We had Karolina do a family photo shoot. She was punctual, and great at taking the pictures. The communication before and after the shoot was great. Good experience.

Mindy A.

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Karolina's studio is warm and my 9 month old seemed to get comfortable being there immediately. She did a great job capturing his different facial expressions.

Kim C.

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I researched portrait photographers for a client. Karolina's portfolio looked good. The headshots came put great.

TOP PRO
  • 5 years in business
  • 240 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Cathy H.

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We had a great experience with Nicole. We met downtown Chicago for an hour session for family portraits. We included both indoor and outdoor photos and the entire experience went smoothly and quickly. We started right on time with Nicole having some times to scope out the surroundings and have setting ideas. We have young children so this saved lots of valuable time. We got some great city shots as well. Overall, the experience was exactly what we were looking for. Be prepared to pay up front, I'm not sure if all photographers expect payment first. But Nicole is wonderful to work with, already recommended to some friends!

Natalie K.

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Nicole and Jay did an excellent job capturing the important and special moments of my wedding ceremony and reception. It truly was our dream wedding and they took beautiful shots. Every time I look at my pictures I love them even more. Nicole took some artistic shots (in between a picture frame on a table) and some really beautiful shots a lake. Nicole and Jay were very friendly and accommodating to take any pictures we wanted and planned their own pictures as well. Overall, we had a great experience with them and would recommend them for your wedding photographers.

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 :)

Studio Souza

4.7

(122)

  • 12 years in business
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 25 min

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!!

YARISA R.

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After what seemed to be a long search for the perfect photographer for our wedding, we knew Isabel was the one after coming across her profile on Thumbtack.com. We kept close contact throughout the weeks leading up to the wedding where she was always quick to respond to any questions or ideas we had. Isabel was so professional and creative with the many poses she had us do from beautiful preceremony shots to after ceremony shots. Her artistic perception is captured in every photo, and we could not be happier with the work she has done. We are so grateful for what she has done to bring our special day into beautiful photographic memories.

David S.

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Isabel is a wonderful photographer, she goes above and beyond in our wedding. She does not quit until she and/or us are fully satisfied with the pictures that are taken. She does not charge a lot, not nearly. I would definitely hire her again!

TOP PRO
  • 13 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 min

David G.

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Kathy is great! I needed professional head shots on very short notice and she went out of her way to accommodate my schedule. She has been a professional photographer for a long time and it shows in her work. During the 20 minute shoot she was very friendly, and very helpful in telling me what to do, how to position myself, etc in order to get the best shots. She even edited and emailed the pictures that night! If you're reading this you probably already know she also has the most competitive price for a professional photographer in the area. Thanks again Kathy!

Brittney B.

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Kathy did an amazing job with our family pictures. We had a large group and needed several smaller group photos as well as large ones with 15+ people. She was so patient with us when it took some a while to arrive and also when trying to take pictures of the kids who didn't want to sit still. I would highly recommend Kathy to anyone needing a photographer. :)

Alexa S.

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Great photographer!

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 42 min

Emily M.

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I found Carrie on thumbtack and she was professional yet so much fun to work with! My 3 mo old was stunned by the big camera & would not smile. Carrie pulled out all the stops to try to coax a smile from him & get a couple. Her artistic eye & creative positioning were much appreciated as I am an artist myself. I felt she listened to my input & took it into account. She was a pleasure to work with & I would highly recommend her. Plus her pricing was very reasonable. So many photographers charge way too much for digital photos and that's why I did not go with them. Plus she came to my house! I can honestly say it was a fun and stress free experience thanks to her!!

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.

Jessica O.

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We hired Carrie as the photographer for our wedding last month and she did a wonderful job! She captured all the perfect moments from our special day. I would definitely use her again!

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JZ Studio

4.9

(85)

  • 6 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

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.

ANETA I.

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Philip from JZ studio is an amazing photographer. Besides that his professionalism and attention to detail was beyond comparison. I wanted to surprise my daughter a photo-shoot a month ago and the results were absolutely fantastic. He is also a great communicator. He tries to make it convenient for the client for scheduling the event. I am very happy with the results and I highly recommend the service.

Lisa W.

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Philip was an awesome photographer! He arrived on time, came prepared, and worked hard the entire time. He had even done research on the kinds of photos that I was looking for and had great ideas to contribute to our shoot. I would highly recommend him and hope to work with him again in the future.

TOP PRO
  • 161 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 32 min
  • Schaumburg, IL

Justin D.

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Visual Ettiquette's lead photographer, Emil, is an AMAZING photographer and choosing to work with him was one of the best decisions about our wedding!!! My wife and I hired Emil to shoot our photos for our recent wedding in Downtown Chicago. First off, Emil is hands down a great guy who talked with us over the phone before the wedding discussing all the details of our wedding day and offered up some great suggestions for where to shoot around the city. On the day of the wedding he promptly arrived on time, even with all of the crazy Chicago traffic that morning. His warm heart, charming personality, and artistic eye made shooting with him super fun and relaxed. Shooting with him was actually one of the highlights of our day when we went around Chicago getting photographed in the snow around Grant Park and the Planetarium. I can still remember Emil running around (yes actually running) in order to find all the artistic angles to take our photos. He even stood on frozen Lake Michigan to get us the best shots of what ended up looking like photos the wedding photos of our dreams. Oh yeah and for all this, he is 1/4 the price we were quoted by other artistic photographers. Emil gets my wife and I's highest recommendation!!! If you want top notch artistic wedding photography that is still affordable, Emil is your guy! I never knew my wife could be such a supermodel until Emil photographed her!

Gregory S.

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Emil did an outstanding job photographing our wedding! He was very professional and seemed to always be working. We couldn't be happier with the results.

Lori S.

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Emil was wonderful! On time and friendly as I was running late and frantic! I cannot wait to see my pictures!

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Veronica F.

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If you want a photographer who is going to do more than just take pictures Jesus Gonzalez is the person for you because he is far more than a photographer. He is an artist who has the vision to see and capture colors, lighting and energies in any scene he is photographing. His focus and priority is creating uniquely beautiful photographs for his clients either digitally, on photographic paper or even on framed canvas. HIs work comes alive through its colors and features that are enhanced in mesmerizing ways. I have seen some of his work and found it to have an unbelievable 3-dimensional effect that made me feel like I was right there in the scene. If you want ordinary pictures those photographers are a dime a dozen. But if you want quality artistic memories of your special events Jesus is the photographer you can trust to do that for you! He is worth every penny and much, much more.

Amanda W.

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Jesus is an amazing photographer with a great personality. His art for using color to create wonderful photos is amazing! He spent six hours with my fiance and I doing our engagement photos and even sent us a few that same day so we could see his impeccable work! Jesus took over 600 photos and does an incredible job. We cannot wait to have him photograph our wedding. We had such incredible compliments from our family and friends about engagement pictures. Everyone loved them! Jesus is fantastic!!

Wayne D.

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Jesus is much more that just a photographer. I would consider him a photo artist. We hired Jesus for our 50th-class reunion; whereby, he was able to capture not only unusual candid but also posed photos. We were very pleased. I was most impressed on Jesus's professional appearance while taking photos at our class reunion, well groomed and wore a dark suit.

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Kimia Emami

4.9

(61)

  • 3 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Nathlyn B.

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Kimia was wonderful! My family photo shoot was very last minute but I contacted Kimia and she was very flexible and accommodating. The photo shoot was fun and she welcomed our input. She is just a delightful young lady and we were very pleased with the finished photos.

Kevin O.

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Kimia was very professional and did great work, she worked on the shot list with us before the event and then worked her way around getting all of the shots we needed. she was sweet and easy to work with and I would recommend her!

Tanyala R.

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Kimia is awesome! Would definitely hire her again!

TOP PRO
  • 6 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 hours

Vin A.

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I hired Jack for my daughter's Baptismal in Midtown, NY. Out of 3 photographers that sent their qoute, Jack's was the cheapest one. I visited each one's website and they both have nice shots. I picked Jack because of his reviews. He responded right away after I messge him. That was a month ago before the event. Two weeks before the baptism, there were changes in time, instead of 10:30 am it was moved to 8:30 am. Worrying that he will conplain or will not do the event anymore, but after I emailed him, with no complaint or hesitation, he said it's okay and still will be in the event. During the event, he came early before us (that is very professional). He introduced himself and asked me if I wanted something specific. I told him to just take pictures while the mass and the ceremony is going on. He was very good and we even received good comments about how accommodating he is. He told me to wait until Wednesday for the pictures (the event was Saturday) but I received the photos afternoon of Tuesday (one day early which is another plus). Told him to see him again in the future events. I will try to hire him in all my daughter's special events. Thank you again Jack! HIRE HIM!

Julie S.

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As a photographer myself (no longer in the industry) I know exactly what I am looking for and Jack more than surpassed our expectations. After learning that our "regular" photographer for our fashion campaigns (for social media), had unexpectedly left the country, we were in a time crunch :( There were many challenges throughout the shoot, (None related to the photographer) our location which was booked online did not meet expectations, the outdoor location was barren and the day was extra windy etc. These things happen. However Jack's timely and professional demeanor saved the day. He is very skilled at problem solving and knows his stuff. What we thought was a brightly lit space was not, thankfully Jack was prepared to deal with the lighting issues. Once we received our images we could not be more thankful! Most photographers can get decent shots in a perfect location with all the time in the world. But it takes an amazing photographer to turn the worst of situations dealt to him around and have it so you never knew there were any challenges. We are planning to have Jack be our go to photog from now on.

Michelle Y.

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Jack was an absolute pleasure to work with. Although it was only our first time working together, he made me feel at ease from the very start. He is incredibly thoughtful, informative and has fantastic insight and pointers for improving overall posing and expression. Additionally, his turnaround time for edited photos was quick and as promised, which can often be an issue with photographers. I am looking forward to working with him again in the future. I would highly recommend him for portraiture, street style shoots and events.

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 min

Lauren R.

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I've had headshots done in my past with not so great photographers so when I was looking of a new photographer I was feeling kinda worried about who to chose but I am beyond thankful my friend recommended Mike Sansone Photography to me! Such an unforgettable experience. Mike is very good at what he does and makes you feel so comfortable/ confident behind the camera! Needless to say if you need new headshots done I highly recommend Mike!!

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.

Y. N.

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Mike is an excellent photographer. My head shots were natural looking and I could not be happier with the results. Mike made the process fun and he was very patient, as I was very nervous at the onset.

TOP PRO
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Daniel S.

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GREAT, GREAT, GREAT! I can not recommend Danielle Heinson enough! My wife and were on a budget and posted an ad seeking a wedding photographer on Craigslist but we were nervous about doing so. We were bombarded with responses. Most of which were mediocre photographers and basically what you would expect from posting to Craigslist on a whim. Two photographers stood out to us and we in the end decided on Danielle. We could not be happier with that choice. She was an absolute joy to work with! Easy to contact with and to do so on your time. Oh, and her photos are FANTASTIC! You can not go wrong. She is very easygoing while maintaining a professional relationship. She really did a great job and we can not recommend her enough.

Melissa M.

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Though I did not get a chance to be photographed by Danielle this review is more to compliment her flexibility and thoughtfulness. I had originally planned to have a winter photo shoot for engagement photos and Danielle was ready to be available whenever the weather would cooperate. She agreed to be available with little notice which was something most photographers would never do. Unfortunately, the weather NEVER cooperated so we decided to skip the shoot. I will definitely be considering Danielle for anything I need in the future. She was fun to work with and was so open to my exact vision.

M. F.

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Danielle was very polite and professional. My fiancé and I we're traveling in from out of town and Danielle communicated great via email and phone. She made sure we kept in touch and was on the same page, far as plans go. Still waiting to see the final product but with the sneak peaks shots I seen on her camera was worth a million words. Amazing job well done. I highly recommend Danielle Heinson. One of Chicago's finest photographers.

TOP PRO
  • 8 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 26 min

Warner S.

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I am absolutely 100% satified with Martika P. Gartman Photography. I have hired many Event Photographers for both Family and Church Events over the years. However, I must say that Martika P. Gartman Photography is the "best" Event Photographer that I have ever seen with my own eyes. She knew "exactly" how to pose and line up persons for photographs. She took her time, and the Event photographs are excellent "keep-sakes" for everyone attending the Church Event to hear my daughter, Dr. Sheri Prentiss, give a presentation about her newly published book," WHEN EVERYTHING CHANGED: MY JOURNEY FROM PHYSICIAN TO PATIENT", an inspiring book about Dr. Sheri as a breast cancer survivor. Thank you, Thumbtack Staff for making the "contact" between myself and Martika P. Gartman Photography.

Denise A.

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Martika did a great job shooting my daughters graduation photos. She was very professional and accomodating. I plan to hire her again in the near future to shoot me and family. I highly recommend Martika!!

Kevin O.

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Martika was friendly and professional. Very helpful in preparing for the shoot (provided tips for preparing, etc.) and fun to go through a shoot with.

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Tim R.

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I worked with Kristine for professional photographs. She is a talented photographer committed to delivering quality work. She created a comfortable environment resulting in photographs that exceeded my expectations. Scheduling and communication were also easy and flexible. Would highly recommend.

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.

Deena S.

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Kristine was very sweet & patient with our whole family, including our puppy! Loved the photos and would highly recommend her!

TOP PRO
  • 6 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

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!

Patricia W.

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Abbey was able to photograph our Halloween Costume Party on very short notice and did a fabulous job! We had 80+ guests at the party and Abbey was able to get great shots of costumes, decorations and candids during the party. The turnaround for the photos was so fast and being able to share them with our party guests online via her website has been great. We will definitely use Abbey the next time we have an event that needs photography!

Savitha P.

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I had scheduled a photo session for family and new born portraits at home. Abbey did a great job, she knew how to keep my toddler son busy and at the same time have fun entire photo shoot. Very nice poses with the new born as well. She also was well equipped with lights, backdrops and props. I would definitely recommend her for the amazing work and passion she has for photography Thanks Abbey!! Looking forward to work with you again!

TOP PRO
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • West Chicago, IL

Julia M.

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Wonderful photographer! Very patient with children. By far the best pictures I have ever had taken of my girls. She has creative ideas and we never felt rushed. I can't wait to have my prints up in my house!! Will definitely use Nicole Fields Photography again!!

Jen S.

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AMAZING photographer! Has a vision for how she wants her pictures to turn out and makes it happen. Very easy to work with. Open to suggestions and quick turn around on photo previews. Highly recommend!

Carolyn P.

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Nicole responded to my request for a family photographer on short notice. She was easy to work with and the pictures turned out wonderfully. Would recommend if you are looking for a local photographer!

TOP PRO
  • 5 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

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.

Thumbtack Customer

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We organized a yacht party to celebrate our Engagement for a group of 50 people for 3 hours and Geraldine did an outstanding work by capturing all the moments wonderfully. She has amazing photography skills and I would definitely recommend her for any event. My overall experience with her work was very satisfying.

Amina K.

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Overall great photographer! Listened to my ideas as well, good sense of direction! Highly recommend

  • 30 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 24 min

Barbara B.

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Dave Rinker is an amazing photographer. He communicated clearly from start to finish. My photo experience was very comfortable and he constantly asked for my feedback during and after the shoot. He promised the magic would happen after I selected the poses I wanted, but honestly it wasn't magic, but a miracle. My author headshots are even better than I hoped for.

Greg B.

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David was very patient and clearly explained everything. He is a true professional who enjoys his work. I recommend Rinker Photography to others who require a studio photographer

Kimberly B.

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Wonderful expierence! Would proudly recommend to anyone looking for a photographer in the area!

TOP PRO
  • 12 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 hours

Bonnie N.

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I cannot even begin to express my gratitude to Rick and his team of pros who helped make my daughters wedding perfect. I found Rick here on Thumbtack, stuck up a dialogue on what our needs were. He then came out to our house to continue the conversation and we found him energetic, knowledgeable on all current and older music, gentlemannly and was obviously a pro in all respects. We ended up hiring him not only as our DJ (he brought a second DJ pro along) but also hired a photo booth (what a blast with tons of props) from him and 2 lovely ladies for party help from him! Rick and his colleague DJ not only kept the dance floor packed but also got down on the floor to lead the line dancing, revved up the guests for the out of the box introductions (think Star Wars theme music and a light saber tunnel) and delivered more than we could even begin to ask for. 0n a scale of 1 to 10 we give Rick and his crew a 20!

Mari C.

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Special Occasion Events came though for me on a Sunday when I couldn't find anyone to deliver balloon bouquets for 15 tables for my daughter' baby shower not only did they match the colors perfectly they also found me a photographer at the last minute. Rick was very responsive and even showed up to ensure everything had arrived and was set up. Very professional, great pricing and excellent customer service! I will definitely use them again for all my event needs!!

Sebastian L.

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All our guests loved Rick, nothing but great things to say about him. The preparation for our wedding reception with him for photography, videography, lighting, dj was painless, everything was smooth as can be.

TOP PRO
  • 15 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Gediminas B.

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She is a quality photographer . She was right on time for her appointment . She finished her work in about an hour and we had a copy of the pictures the next day . We wanted a birds eye view of the property at 2842 S State but her drone was not equipped to take that type of a shot . We rate her 4 out of 5 and I will hire her for any future work .

Aren F.

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The original photographer for our son's birthday party had to cancel at the last minute. Lori stepped in on short notice, calmed our concerns, and did a wonderful job. She was friendly, professional, and delivered great pictures. We are very happy, thank you Lori!!

Chris R.

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Lori was early to the site, and very flexible. She even met me on a holiday. Her photos are fantastic. Price is competitive with other area photographers. She does great work, highly recommend her.

TOP PRO
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 9 min
  • Chicago, IL

Lola C.

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Sally was wonderful from the beginning. Upon arriving to her studio she was pleasant and welcoming. I was a bit apprehensive about having my picture taken for headshots. Sally made all of that go away! The photos turned out wonderful too. We had some wonderful natural light to work with and she did a phenomenal job on my makeup. I HIGHLY recommend Sally as a photographer. She has an extensive portfolio which you should take a look at. I plan on having more photos taken in the future as well as referring Sally to all my friends and family. You can't go wrong with her.

Colin S.

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Sally is a wonderful, artistic, creative photographer with a unique perspective that results in captivating, dynamic photos. One thing I love about working with her is that she lets me look at the shots as we go, adjust, and offer suggestions. She has a commitment to excellence that makes her the best.

Ryan M.

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Sally is an excellent photographer and a true professional.

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Sandi E.

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Wow, I could not have asked for a better partner on my project than Isaiah! From the start, he was extremely professional, sincere and attentive. My project wasn't a huge one but he still gave it as much attention as if it were a 4-figure one and that is beyond appreciated. Technically, Isaiah created a work of art. I had a previous video created for me by another videographer/editor on Thumbtack and didn't have the best experience, technically. But Isaiah brought his A-game. Technically, creatively and professionally. He edited speedily and well, tweaked lighting and made all the clips flow nicely. He was a delight to work with, and I cannot recommend him more highly on every level. I'm definitely calling him as my looming next projects arise, and have already sent his name along to colleagues in the advertising field as a guy they want to entrust their work to. Thank you Isaiah!!

Marcy S.

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The Maestro Media did an amazing job capturing all the special moments of our wedding day. We could not be happier with their work. Videographer, Mark Condra, was there working right alongside the photographer, capturing every imaginable detail. He worked so well with us and with our other vendors, helping the day go exactly as planned. The final products are videos we cherish and will use in the years to come to relive our wedding day. They gave us a copy of the full ceremony, footage of the toasts & first dances, a surprise shoutout video from friends & family (which we loved watching on our honeymoon) and such a creative, catchy highlight video that truly depicts the vibe of the whole day. Maestro Media was so quick in getting the final products to us. We won't hesitate to highly recommend them to friends and family looking for a talented, professional videographer.

Aga L.

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Mark is very professional and easy to communicate with. I chose to work with a friend on my photo project, big discount :). But I am looking forward to work with Mark on my video.

TOP PRO
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 25 min

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!

Scott N.

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Robert was the photographer at our daughter's Batmitvah. We were excited to get a photographer of his caliber at our event. The photos from the event are outstanding and creative. The added bonus was that Robert was the consumate professional and his debonair style added to the event.

Victor M.

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Robert he's a great photographer I really enjoy working with him looking for for more project. I highly recommend him Victor Manuell

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  • 9 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Jori P.

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WS Photography - WOW, just wow! Milan, Ana and Jelena are three incredible people to work with and I am so happy we had them for our engagement and wedding photos. They truly have a magical gift of capturing and producing your moments. Their type of photography is such an art and it was exactly what I was looking for in choosing a photographer. I am so grateful that I found them. Words alone are not enough to show my appreciation for their exquisite talent. I had a wonderful experience working with WS Photography and I would highly recommend them to any couple looking for wedding photographers. We had a late engagement session since I had braces until a month before our wedding and they were so quick to turn around and send us photos a week later so we could use some at our wedding. I didn't ask for that but they surprised me with that kind gesture. We had so much fun at our wedding with them by our side. We contracted to have WS Photography stay later and they also surprised us with a video to capture our sparkler send off. Another incredibly kind gesture that I did not anticipate or expect! I have to laugh since their email joked to remember they were only photographers, but it just warmed my heart that they captured that send off with our friends and family with a short clip and beautiful photographs. I gave them the biggest hugs at the end of the night. We just received our wedding photos and we could not be any more happier. It was incredible to live our day again as we viewed these photos. These are treasured moments my husband, family and I will have forever, so thank you, thank you and thank you! We are so excited to see the wedding album once it is done. It was such a pleasure to have you part of these chapters in our lives. They have a great team and an excellent business. I wish them the best on their growth in Chicago! Your team is truly special!

Jon E.

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Milan and Jelena were amazing! They were so professional and knew exactly what to do. Honestly, we were a little nervous looking for a photographer - we didn't know who to trust. All of the Chicago wedding photographers were either out of our budget or something was a little off when we would meet with them or speak with them on the phone. We read a lot of good reviews and met with Jelena at a coffee shop briefly. We got a good feeling so we decided to go with WS photography. I am so glad that we did! We LOVE our wedding photos! If you're unsure about hiring Milan and his team, don't be. They are great and you will not be disappointed!

Angela W.

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They were incredible photographers. They took amazing shots all day. I feel so blessed to have found them. They are the best! They are true artists! You will be blown away by their work.

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  • 14 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Julie G.

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Life On Prints was an amazing photographer. Tony came from Chicago to shoot our small, intimate beach wedding. Our wedding started at 6pm, and it started pouring down rain at 5:30. As the rain started clearing up around 5:50, Tony talked us into putting the chairs back outside and giving our outdoor ceremony a chance as planned. So thankful he did! We followed his advice and had a beautiful ceremony. The pictures he took on the beach were awesome. Our goal was to take pictures that would capture the sunset, and he did just that. He used lighting tricks that brought out the beautiful sunset more than I ever could have imagined. He even ended up capturing pictures with a rainbow as the rains started to come back in after the ceremony. Tony was extremely flexible and offered advice that helped us get the memories we wanted in the form of pictures. He was very quick to get the pictures edited and sent to us as well. Great experience, great pictures, 5 stars from us!

Julia F.

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We had a great experience with Tony. He arrived early which was nice to not have to worry about where's my photographer? I had looked through portfolios of other photographers and just really like his style. Although it was a little more than the other quotes I feel I was well worth it. The other examples I saw were pretty average. You can tell that Tony has a lot of experience with photography. My pictures turned out great and he got them done so fast! I would highly recommend this company for your photography needs!

Jacqueline S.

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Tony was a great photographer, very professional and made everyone feel comfortable to be a subject all the way down to the kids.

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RedFilm

5

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  • 20 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL

Sung Ho K.

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Vic was one of our favorite vendors, if not our best for our wedding. This review is long overdue (almost a year) but I just had to leave a review. He is tremendously easy to work with, he's tireless in his work and most importantly got the job done. I asked him for the raw files on a usb drive that I provided and he was perfectly fine with that too. Some studios charge a fortune just for that service! He provides tremendous value and does the work of 2 to 3 people. He's very flexible in his dealings and will work with you until you are satisfied. Our wedding photographer was admittedly a bit bossy but Vic was able to work around her and avoided any wedding day drama that could ruined the day. I'll recommend him anytime someone asks for suggestions on a videographer. A lot of the videographers on thumbtack didn't match the type of style we were looking for and to be honest they were just too cheesy or overly produced. Think star wipe/lens flare unnecessary effects but Vic's style suited us. Check out his sample videos. Really, look no further than Vic to handle your video/ photo needs. On top of that, he's a really nice guy.

Andi S.

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Vic did an amazing job being our photographer at our wedding!!! Our wedding was not very traditional and we had some special requirements including the venue having challenging lighting. He was great with the communication while planning everything with us ahead of time, was early to arrive to the venue that day, and when my husband and I arrived late it did not leave much time to talk with Vic before our guests arrived. He handled everything wonderfully, took charge and made sure that everything went smoothly. We are very happy with the final product-he captured everything that we had hoped he would and the pictures look fantastic! He even provided us with a bonus video of our pictures which is also amazing. We will definitely be hiring him again for future projects. Thanks Vic!!

Alicia R.

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Vic Melecio, What a wonderful photographer he captured our Wedding Day with so many beautiful photos and a bonus slideshow super nice. Vic captured all the little details and every special moment that made these photos great memories to last a lifetime. Vic was on time and stayed a little longer to get those extra special moments captured. I am so thankful and glad I choose Vic. His photos and quality are Great!! We felt like Vic was part of our wedding party with his sweet humble personality. I would recommend him to anyone for Wedding Photography. The photos he captured brings us back to our special day. Thank you Vic Melecio for capturing such Wonderful and Beautiful pictures of our Wedding Day... Alicia & Pete 4-11-15

  • 13 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Lesly K.

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I can't say enough lovely things about All Corporate Video and Photo. Mike Kozuchowski was so fantastic to work with- I was looking for a last minute photographer for an event I was throwing only a few days before the event. Mike was nothing but professional, easy to work with and went above and beyond what was asked of him. I will definitely work with him again in the future, when another project comes up and I highly recommend to anyone that is looking for a photographer and or a videographer. Thanks Mike!

Mary S.

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We hired Mike to cover a conference and he was great. Professional, courteous and unobtrusive, all the things that you want in a photographer. He got lots of great shots. I would (and will) use him again in a heartbeat when back in the Chicago area.

Esther V.

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Mike did an amazing job as a videographer and photographer at our corporate event. I highly recommend him.

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Snappybytes

4.8

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  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Raj T.

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Harry has a passion for Photography. He loves what he dies and the pictures come to life with his art. Thank you for being such a wonderful person and helping out the community. People like you make a difference in the world.

Jeffrey K.

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Harry, was a great photographer and very flexible for candid proposals. If you are ever in Chicago and want a candid photo of the moment he is the one to hire. Satisfied.

David T.

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Awesome photographer, friendly and open to suggestions

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  • 5 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Nicole J.

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Luz was great! My husband and I did photos celebrating our first year anniversary/Christmas. She kept great communication with me up until the shoot. She worked with me and was always flexible. Its always nerve-wracking meeting someone you've never met in person or never worked with before, but all our nerves melted away when we met her. She has a warm personality that is inviting and makes you feel very comfortable. She knows how to pose you and has a good eye for spots in your location. She has a great price, and she doesn't water mark your photos like most other photographers in Chicago. I certainly recommend her for anyone considering her as a photographer, and I will definitely use her again for any future photos I need! Thanks Luz!

Addisen C.

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I came across Luz's portfolio and subsequently reached out to her to have some headshots taken. She was very communicable in setting up a time that mutually worked and made sure to follow up a day before to ensure we were still a go. During the shoot Luz was very confident in selecting the right environment for the shoot and precisely planned the entire shoot methodically to hit the spots for the best lighting, angles, ambiance, etc. As she promised, I received the final photos a week after the shoot and was COMPLETELY HAPPY with the results. Luz is very talented and more importantly a very professional, personable photographer to work with. I highly recommend her!

Emily K.

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Luz was extremely professional. She took her time to get great shots and delivered. We will certainly look to her for future photography needs.

  • 9 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Janelle C.

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Gina is my go-to photographer. She takes all my scattered ideas and blends them into the winning shot(s). She is a great listener and communicator, a hard thing to find when two or more artists are collaborating in a single project. Gina is quick, efficient, flexible and overall amazing. I can't say enough good things about her personally and her work. So happy to have met her and work with her!

Alex S.

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Wonderful photographer! Great communicator, made me feel comfortable because I knew that I was getting advice on how to pose from someone who truly knows their stuff. So refreshing to work with someone that's down to earth and doesn't look down at their nose at you for not having any type of modeling experience.

Cheryl H.

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Gina did a great job taking photographs of my two young boys. She's very patient and open to working with children. She is a very creative photographer and captures great moments. I would rate her at 4 1/2 stars.

  • 5 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Laura A.

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Jay was very professional and my headshot session was a great experience. He is excellent in providing guidance on what it takes to get a great shot, which is important for those like me with little experience with professional photographers. Jay sent the final product to me in an extremely timely manner and I am very happy with it. I plan to use PhotoByVega again for future photography.

Natalie K.

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Jay and his wife Nicole were my wedding photographers and were absolutely outstanding. They worked with us nicely to capture many beautiful and meaningful shots of the wedding party and guests. I had a wonderful experience with Jay, he was so kind and easy to work with. I would recommend Jay and Nicole as your photographers without hesitation.

Chelsea D.

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Jay is a super talented photographer who charges a fair rate and is also just a genuinely nice person. It was a fun shoot and I was so happy with my headshots. Highly recommend!

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  • 31 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Robert O.

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John got a wide selection of photos for me to choose from in a short period of time. He made my ugly mug look socially acceptable.

Thomas W.

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Haven't had the photos taken yet - but the experience has been great so far! Will update if needed!

Nivedita S.

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Amazing experience, really good pictures!

  • 22 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Patrick P.

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I've known and worked with Lane for almost 20 years now. He is as reliable as he is creative in his approach and work. Lane is very easy to work with and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking for a great photographer. The most recent project I had him on was of a very delicate nature at a nuclear facility. As you can imagine, Lane was dealing with some very sensitive serious individuals. He put them all at ease within a very short period of time and was able to produce some great product shots in a difficult environment. I look forward to our next project.

Phil M.

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I have worked with a number of photographers over my 40 year as a clay artist, and Lane Cameron is , by far the best of any of them as far as professionalism and quality of his work. The work was done in and around my studio in suburban Chicago. Lane spent most of an afternoon on the job, and I cannot think of anything that could have been done better. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for quality work done in a skilled and professional manner

Jim H.

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Lane has been our corporate photographer for years. He does an excellent job. His pictures are the best around. Lane recently advised our dealership on how to construct a photo booth for our new and used inventory. My brother Bob and I highly recommend Lane.

  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Kelly M.

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We hired DavDGreat Photography to photograph our wedding day. Dave was extremely professional to work with and met with us ahead of time to discuss all of our wishes for our big day. We had a lot of requests for family and group shots before the ceremony and gave Dave a large list of the photos we wanted. Dave was efficient and friendly as he “herded cats” and not only got great pictures of our family but made it a fun experience for all. He also took a lot of artistic photos that really captured the beauty and fun of our wedding day. He was very quick to edit and post the photos so we could see them and share them with everyone. Our photos from Dave are now a prized possession for our whole family. I would highly recommend DavDGreat Photography for any of your events, small or large, and if I ever have a need to hire a photographer in the future, I know I will hire him again.

Claudine M.

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Dave is an extremely talented photographer. He has worked for us from August 2013 - present. He is very professional and easy to work with. His experience both in front of and behind the camera gives him an edge over other photographers. His use of color and depth create vibrant images for print or web. His work is the best I have seen!

John T.

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Very happy with our photos! Knowledgeable and professional photographer, would definitely work with again.

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  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Kelsi D.

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Mark was an amazing photographer. We booked him for our engagement photos, and we had such a great time with him and are extremely impressed with the photos he has sent us. He had an amazingly fast turnaround time for some sample photos with just a 2 day wait from our shoot. For the rest of the photos it only took him a couple of weeks! His work with lighting was spectacular, and he really made my fiancé and I enjoy the whole experience. We would highly recommend him to anyone wanting any photos taken, whether engagement, wedding, or even just portraits.

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!

Katie C.

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We just finished working with Mark. He did our engagement session and wedding pictures. He was so great to work with and his photographs are stunning. He was flexible with of our requests and offered ideas when things didn't go as planned We couldn't have asked for a better photographer!

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  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 54 min

Cailey S.

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As a genuine supporter of non-profits and small groups Michael was a great fit to work with Wish of a Lifetime when we needed a quick shoot to capture our Wish Recipient returning to Wrigley Field with his daughter. Michael did a great job of listening to exactly what we wanted from the photos and went above and beyond taking care of all of the logistics to meet our group at the parking lot and walking them to the field to start the shoot. Even with rainy weather, huge crowds, and construction Michael delivered great photos!

Anne L.

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Excellent communicator, on time for job, followed my instructions exactly, produced lively and professional images of my professional conference within 24 hours. Reasonable price for quality produced. Highly recommended for event photography.

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.

  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 18 min
  • Gary, IN

Michael D.

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Did a maternity shoot with my wife last week, we had no idea what to expect. He was very professional, and any idea we had, he made it happen. Could not be happier with how the shoot went and the quality of the pictures were top notch. Would highly recommend and will be a repeat customer for any of my future photography needs.

Catherine B.

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John Luke has an eye like no other. Not only are his photography skills on point, what he sees through the lens is completely unique from any other photographer. His photos are meaningful and beautiful. I recommend him highly. This guys knows his camera and his subjects and always captures real life in a beautiful way.

Annette A.

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Johns photography is always breath taking and he always captures the true meaning of what he is photographing.

  • 7 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 min

Richard E.

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We held a 50th wedding anniversary with about 80 people invited for lunch and a slide show. We asked Joan to photograph every guest (as singles, couples or family) as they came in through our greeting reception process. Joan arrived on time amid the chaos of my family setting up the American Legion Hall for the event. (Four people cutting and arranging 270 stems of flowers and decorating 12 tables and we were late!) Joan set up her backdrop and lights in her designated corner and almost immediately started to photograph our guests as they arrived. Joan was amazing with the guests and accommodating with every situation. She photographed guest families with 3 year old children through a blind nun family member with beauty and dignity. Joan understood the general assignment well and executed it beautify with no supervision. When situation were not clear, she asked what was required. Working with her was like working with an old friend of many years. Our friends and family commented on Joan's friendly manner and demeanor in working with them. Joan is a "natural" for this kind of work and exceeded our expectations. We asked for and received a DVD of all her photography on this event which she produced before she left. Our intention is to print pictures to send to our friends and family along with the thank you letters and another set of prints to make what will be a very special 50th anniversary memory book.

Jason R.

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I was so fortunate to be connected to Joan through Thumbtack. She was punctual, super nice and did a great job of organizing photos for our event. Will definitely work with Jonie again and would highly recommend.

Liz P.

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She did an amazing job got all of our shots we liked her a lot ! anybody that's looking for a photographer please hire her very helpful

  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Iris V.

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Piero is very patient and organized in every step of the photoshoot. My daughter was not cooperating but he was able to distract her and get the perfect picture in the moment. Thank you!

Chukwudi O.

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It was great, photographer showed up on time and pictures were of great quality. Good pricing.

Pamanpreet B.

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Friendly and professional photographer!

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  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Thumbtack Customer

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This was our first family photo session with our 6 month old. I also had Konrad take professional photos for me. I could not have asked for a better photographer! Konrad was easy to work with from our first call where he asked a lot of great questions, to working through location challenges the day of, to engaging our son so he could get great shots. He brought his assistant who was amazing at suggesting poses and giving guidance. We are so pleased with our images and look forward to having him as our photographer going forward.

Alona B.

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Konrad was a real pleasure to work with. Very easy to communicate with, very personable and friendly. We had our anniversary photo shoot done and are very happy with the photos and Konrad's work. Highly recommend Konrad for your future photography needs.

Mike M.

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Connor did such an amazing job! He captured my proposal extremely well. Very professional, and the pictures turned out perfect! If you are looking for a photographer he is a great choice! You will not be disappointe!

  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours

Amanda C.

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Jamie is a great choice for an event photographer. He was kind enough to lower his normal rate to work with us because we are a non-profit, which really helped out budget for the event. He arrived on time and I believe he may have event stayed longer than scheduled to capture important moments. After the event, he posted photos quickly and they looked great! His website also allows participants to purchase photos. Overall, the photos are crisp, clear, and capture key moments, and as a photographer he was polite, always smiling, and kept moving around the event to try and capture all aspects of the day.

Guy B.

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Professional, kind and very high quietly photographer. I recommend Jamie to anybody that wants their project to go to the next level.

Sasha E.

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One of the top photographers in the country.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 54 min

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!

Sadie B.

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I hired Chris George to take photos of our family last fall and it was such a fun experience. Chris is great with kids, and made the afternoon just a regular fun afternoon and he captured it all beautifully. I can't wait for another photo session- our photos capture the moment and my daughter's 5yr old personality perfectly. Thanks chris!

Katie B.

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Chris was flexible, personable and fun. He completely captured the personalities of our family and was willing to go the extra mile. The photos will make for a memorable holiday card!

  • 6 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Jeff B.

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Joel did a fantastic job! I learned that quality photography is truly an art. He can bring out the best in each person and capture it on camera. His collaborative and enthusiastic style combined with his patience and insistence on bringing out just the right qualities was exactly what I was looking for in a series of headshots to be used for various media. He is my go-to guy for quality headshots from now on! Thank you Joe!

Michael T.

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Joel was incredibly friendly and professional, and did a great job making me feel comfortable in front of the camera. He took great length to make sure we got just the right shot and look, and the final product was nothing short of spectacular. Definatly the best bang for your buck. When you need a headshot done, id highly recomend maisonet photography to anyone who's serious about thier career

Stefany S.

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Joel was great! Made me feel comfortable in front of the camera and I was very happy with the final pictures!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Guadalupe S.

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During my undergraduate year at Dominican University, Eric photographed me for a school project. The project consisted of nude photography. His conduct with me was utmost professional. Eric made me feel comfortable and also asked for my opinion during the session with regards to lighting, positions, and adding props. I would highly recommend Eric's services. He is a great visionary and works well with various groups of people.

Nikki S.

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We hired Eric to take photos at a large party to celebrate our MBA graduation, and we couldn't have been more pleased with his excellent work! He mingled throughout the party without being obtrusive, staged great shots where appropriate, indulged the requests of our quests, and captured some amazing candid shots throughout the night--all of which were quickly made available to us via Dropbox. I'd definitely hire him again!

Arielle L.

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Great pictures! Eric was punctual and provided excellent client service. Photos were delivered in a timely and convenient way. Enthusiastic recommendation!

  • 12 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Anna C.

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Everyone knows a photographer and wants you to use theirs. I didn’t like what I was seeing and turned to the internet. Skeptical at first, I used thumbtack! I’m glad I did! Lori and her husband were awesome! They caught the moments of our wedding that showed our personalities. Extremely reasonably priced for amount and quality of photos! Not to mention the photo booth! We couldn’t get our Niece out of it! Thank you!

Marilyn D.

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The photographer manages to capture all the special things in each wedding, with memories for the wedding couple to enjoy for the rest of their lives. Very clever and innovative photos. The photo booth encourages everyone to let their hair down, act silly, and enjoy the party and each other. There are lots of fun props to encourage everyone to use their imagination.

Nicole F.

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Was just recently married in pensacola beach. We found lori at portrait of light. Through the internet when we were searching for photographers as we are from canada. She was amazing from the start. Super friendly. Our pictures are amazing. Highly recommend lori and her services Nicole and derrick florence

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Visuals

4.9

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  • 33 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Tiffani M.

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What can I say about Alan Vandever? Just met him 1-17-2016. By far he is the most creative, gifted, spontaneous, outstanding photographer I have ever met. Not only is he kind and professional, but foresee a pose for you and then the magic happens. Right on his camera! Couldn't believe how awesome this guy was until I saw for myself. Please, please if you ever want a total creative photographer please choose Alan Vandever! Ladies especially, you know how it is to have our hair right, and the right beautician styling it? Well that's Alan, the right creative photographer that is gifted to know how it should be! You won't be displeased,,,,,,promise! Check out his work and know that you are in safe hands.

Pete Y.

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I was very impressed by the quality of my business portrait photographs taken by Mr. Vandever. He was professional, honest, detail-oriented, and an excellent value. I am really picky with photos, and I ended up with several great photos that were excellent. I originally contacted him because I had heard from two corporate executives that he is is the "go-to" photographer in Northwest Indiana for high-quality portraits. I definitely found that to be the case. I will use him for any future photo needs for myself, my small business, and my family.

Carol D.

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AAA+ rating I spent 16 years as a professional in the photographic industry. After reviewing numerous photographers work, I chose to work with Al because of his outstanding talent. I've been working with him for almost a year and he never disappoints. Always the consumate professional and just a really great guy. He's taken the best pictures of me I've ever had in my life. - Carol

  • 2 years in business
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Jordan M.

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I have worked with Twizzy Photography for a short period of time now, yet he is one of the best photographers I have ever worked with. Even though we are not in our 20s, his professionalism is amazing. Also, with me being timid with new photographers, he does an amazing job at making the models feel comfortable and he is good at communicating.

Madison H.

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He takes good pics, he picks good places to take good pics, and he knows how to pick certain people who will take good pics in good places. Overall, he’s a great photographer

Kiya B.

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He’s an Awesome Photographer. Very Friendly and passionate about his work.

  • 7 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Brandy R.

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"My Photographer" is phenomenal at her craft! Very professional and attention to detail. D. Moore does excellent portrait sessions and outstanding at motion shots. I have commissioned her for family photos, event photos and business portfolio shots. In addition, she has been a great referral for many of my associates who has also commissioned her talents! A must use photographer!

King B.

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Working with Dee is a great experience. Being one of the most sought after photographers in Chicago myself, Dee is one of the few photographers that I recommend to fill in for me when I am not available. She works hard, is good with people, and is creative. Great work, great service, great photographer. My only complaint is she doesn't charge enough for her work.

Nancy L.

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Dee was a pleasure to work with. Not having hired a photographer since my wedding (decades ago), I did not know what to expect. But Dee did not disappoint. With great patience and ingenuity she brought out the best in my granddaughter and we gained lots of wonderful pictures. Her prices were fair, she was prompt and good in her follow through. Nancy

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  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Ari I.

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Freddy's professionalism, knowledge/skills, and the ability to create a warm and exciting environment is everything you want in a photographer! As someone who is very shy and finds being in front of a camera extremely vulnerable, Freddy's energy allowed me to relax, have fun, and feel confident. Beyond happy with my experience!

Diego B.

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We had Freddy as our photographer and he was amazing. He was so high energy and just kept all of us in the mood for all staged shots. Go with the 606 studio,you won't regret it.

Peter L.

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Amazing photographer, I recently obtain one of his art work which is amazingly beautiful, His work and dedication to photography its outstanding.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Jack S.

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Ryan was a great asset to our event! He provided excellent pictures and we enjoyed his professionalism! The quality of the pictures was to the highest standards, and his timely matter was great! I would recommend for anyone looking for a photographer in the area!

Mike K.

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great guy and perfect pictures

  • 8 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Ty E.

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Dov is passionate about the art & is committed to getting the best shoot even in the freezing cold. Would definitely use him again for shoot.

Michelle R.

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Dov was great to work with. He was professional and fixed the problem easily. Highly recommended.

Mike C.

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Very nice guy, very good photographer.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 20 min
  • Schaumburg, IL

Ankit P.

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I can say they are my go to guys for any photography needs since I first knew about them. We did couple events and family portraits. They are creative and full of lot of suggestions. Also, flexible on schedule. Great experience..!!

Ron P.

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We had them for our corporate event photo shoot and they did awesome job. They took so many perfect pics which we used in our marketing campaigns. I would strongly recommend someone looking for photography need.

Raj P.

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Awesome photographers !! Love all my pictures shoot by them !!!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Liz A.

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Working with Olivia was absolutely amazing. Olivia responded to me within 2 days of me reaching out to her. She let me know that she would stay with me for as long as it took to go around campus and get the shots that I really wanted. It was so apparent that she is very skilled at photography, telling me to angle my head this way and unclench my hand and turn that way. None of it felt uncomfortable, and the end result showed! The photos were beautiful and I'm still getting complements from people 2 weeks later!

Stacey A.

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Best experience with Olivia! (: My very first time doing a photoshoot and using Thumbtack as well. She kept it very professional and I felt very comfortable throughout the entire process. She is so passionate in what she does and she's great at what she does too. I have many insecurities and Olivia made me feel beautiful that entire day and the photos are amazing! Such a pleasure to meet Olivia De Vera!(:

Alicia V.

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Olivia is beyond amazing! She is an exceptional photographer and is very attentive to details. She was punctual and made our wedding so very special. She also is responsive and makes sure you are happy. Thank you Olivia!

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Laura S.

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I loved working with sergio... every step of the way he was very helpful, open to my ideas and shared his ideas as well. He was always available, and made it super easy to communicate with him via text and/or a phone call. Not once did he shut down any of my ideas or requests, he made it all happen just as I wanted, and even added an extra touch of magic. I used him for my wedding in November. I receive my pictures and absolutely love them! Would recommend him to anyone, and would use him again!

Fernanda L.

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Sergio helped make my daughter's sweet 16 so special by capturing very nice pictures and videos that my family and I will cherish forever. He was very helpful and his service was amazing. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a photographer/videographer. The quality of his work is easily 10/10. My family, my daughter and all her friends appreciate his work so much and everything turned out amazing. Thank you Sergio!!

Shanice K.

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Did an amazing job!!!!

  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Evan G.

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Emma was just a pleasure to work with! From start to finish, she was professional, informative, friendly, and excited to help us on our big day! My wife and I decided to plan the wedding ourselves (the whole thing was a bit unconventional), including cooking our own food, which left us a bit stressed out and nervous about timing, scheduling, and such. Emma eased our worries by helping us organize our day and timeline. She was always just a phone call always if we had any questions. My wife and I have never had any experience with professional photographers but when we decided to have our engagement photos in Chicago, she made us feel comfortable and by the end we felt like professional models (Ha!) Emma was absolutely flexible with all our photo requests and pitched in great ideas for locations during the wedding as well. It was amazing how she captured the connection between my wife and I. She even scoped out the venue the day before to help frame her shots, sensational! The photos absolutely blew me away. I feel like we got an amazing deal for the level of quality and professionalism she provided. My mom still cries when she looks at the photos. Emma has a remarkable passion for photography, and was one of the best decisions of our wedding. Weddings happen in just a day, our photos will last us a lifetime. Thank you Emma.

Mary K.

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Emma was absolutely wonderful! From our very first meeting with her, she was so enthusiastic about our wedding and knowledgeable about the best way to plan for a perfect day. Planning everything that goes into a wedding day can be overwhelming, but Emma made it easy and manageable, working with our DJ and the coordinator at our venue to make sure everything came together. Emma also was able to make us both feel really comfortable in front of the camera. We had a lot of fun with her at our engagement session and on the day of our wedding, she helped keep us both relaxed. Working with her was unique from other photographers we have worked with; she has an ability to keep everyone calm, while also making sure the day is moving along according to schedule. Emma also created a beautiful sneak peek, wedding slideshow, and, of course, final gallery for us. We loved getting the little peeks at our photos while we were waiting (though not for long - we were so impressed with her turnaround time!) for our final gallery. The entire finished gallery was beautiful and had so many great shots from getting ready, our ceremony, and reception. We would highly recommend Emma Mullins Photography to anyone getting married!

Amanda S.

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She has natural talent to make everyone smile and takes lovely pictures. Great photographer

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Thumbtack Customer

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Overall experience was very positive with Trevor. He was quick to reply and schedule, had a very fair budget, and had very high quality work. I would recommend using him for my further real estate photography needs. Picture's were taken in a timely fashion, and he was very accommodating as to how the room should be prior to taking the pics. Quality was great and I would def call again.

Josh P.

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I've worked with Trevor numerous times and every experience has been great. I am an established model (Nike, Foot Locker, Coca-Cola), and he is by far one of my favorite photographers! Very professional

Kyle M.

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Absolutely one of the best photographers I've worked with. Very professional and knows what he's doing. Great final products and very knowledgeable in the field. 10/10 would shoot with again!

  • 12 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Kasia B.

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Extremely talented photographer! We loved working with him! Very professional and nice. He listed to our ideas and created images far beyond our imagination! He was able to capture the most memorable and emotional moments! We loved Mirek! He is highly recommended!

Ravi D.

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Mirek is a fantastic photographer, who is one of the nicest people I have ever worked with! We did a family photo shoot and my 2-year-old was quite fussy...he made us all feel at ease and got amazing shots. Super happy with the results!

Alejandro R.

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Miroslaw was great during our shoot. He guided us and knew how to get the best photos.

  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 min

Eta T.

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Emily came very highly recommended to me and her work for several other bands really sealed the deal for me when I was looking for someone to assist with photography for my band’s profile. Her shots are an excellent combination of artistic and professional, and she delivers them punctually and in the most ideal formats for intended use.

Alyssa F.

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Emily is a great photographer with a dedication to professionalism and quality. I would his her again!

Tiffany P.

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Great photographer. Thank you Emily!

  • 24 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 27 min

Adriana S.

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Francisco is an incredibly talented photographer, very professional and overall a great guy. He delivered beautiful and perfectly composed photographs . He is creative, has the ability to capture the essence of a space, and has a great eye for detail. We highly recommend him and hope to work with him on future projects.

Matthew G.

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Francisco was the perfect fit for a 1200 VIP event that our company just produced. During the planning phase, he was very energetic and responsive. During the event itself, he moved around a lot, captured the vibe, and returned a ton of beautiful photographs. I look forward to doing business with him again!

Violeta A.

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Excellent service. Best real estate photographer in Miami. Takes his time to do an outstanding job! I definitely recommend him

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Megan C.

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well deserved 5 star rating. I needed professional acting head shots and I was nervous about using this site to reach out to a photographer, but I am so glad I did. I was able to book an appointment the next day and Chandler was so kind and professional as we worked. He helped me feel confident when taking photos, which is reflected in the final products!

Cat D.

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I had a boudoir shoot. I am a very experienced model and Bravo4Studio is one of the best photographers I have worked with. He made me feel comfortable and gave me a lot of artistic control. Minimal retouching on his work shows me that he is able to find my best angles and lighting. Thank you for the incredible experience, Bravo4Studio!!

Antonia I.

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Carl did an excellent job in applying professional techniques to take beautiful head shots. I highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to work with a photographer who strives to create beautiful images.

  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Ken W.

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We've been doing business with David Ward for probably five-or-six years now, and consider our professional relationship with him to be one of our most important partnerships. The quality of his work, and his creativity are of the highest caliber, and it is a true pleasure working with him. The may projects that he has photographed for us has given us a fantastic portfolio of images with which to promote and grow our business. I would certainly give David the highest possible recommendation, and encourage anyone considering working with him to do so.

Deb B.

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so far we have only talked about the project but I like him a lot and just have the right vibe that he will do a good job.

  • Response time: 15 min
  • Chicago, IL

Melanie W.

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Lauren and her team photographed my wedding. The pictures are absolutely amazing, but most wedding photography is. What made Lauren special was her guidance, willingness for ideas, respect for me and all guests, and passion for the shot. She will be our photographer for life. When we found out we were expecting our first child, there was no one else I even considered to take our reveal pictures. Lauren's photography is extremely special, but she is even more special to work with.

Anna W.

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Lauren went above and beyond with photographing mine and my husband's maternity pictures. We are extremely happy with how well they turned out and she is extremely easy to work with!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min
  • Chicago, IL

Steven G.

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Vanessa VonRouge was an absolute joy to work with and her work is top notch! We've had the pleasure of working with Vanessa twice and each time she was punctual, prepared, and professional. We highly recommend!

  • 23 years in business
  • Response time: 6 min
  • Naperville, IL

Chris R.

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Mr. Bryant is a pleasure to deal with! He has shot product for our website for the last 10+ years. He has also done head shots for our employees as well. The rates he charges compared to the photography he delivers makes for an excellent value. I highly recommend Adrian Bryant Photography for any all all that are looking to work with a professional, affable, and affordable photographer.

Monica A.

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We've hired Adrian for numerous packaging projects. Our experience has been extremely positive. The results have always been spot on. I highly recommend him!

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 29 min

Olivia T.

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I very much enjoyed working with Veera! He is absolutely wonderful and his work is beyond amazing. We couldn't be happier with our photos. We have gotten so many compliments from our guests on how they turned out! I'm so very excited about having and sharing such great memories through such beautiful photographs.

Thumbtack Customer

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Veera was punctual, professional and his turn around for the pictures was amazing. He took pics of my son's baptism and 1st birthday and we couldn't be more pleased. He captured the day without being intrusive. We definitely recommend him! Thanks for a great experience.

Chris M.

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Amazing experience. Highly recommended. Everyone involved were professional and a pleasure to work with. He made our wedding day experience enjoyable and stress free. Thank you!

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