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Browse these portrait artists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Chicago.

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The Still Life Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 258 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 97 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah G.
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Carrie did a fantastic job photographing my grandmother's 90th birthday party! She is professional, personable and talented. She was able to efficiently rangle 40 people including my grandparents and infants for a group photo and do it quick enough not to disrupt the festivities. She mingled well with the family without standing out. She was availble when we needed special photos and discretely photographed the event the rest of the time. My family was very impressed with the quality of the images and Carrie's aesthetic along with her presence at the party. I reccomended Carrie to photograph you family event or portrait for sure.

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VisualEtiquette
4.9
from 91 reviews
  • 184 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristi G.
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Emil of Visual Etiquette shot my wedding on August 14th and did an amazing job. I am a graphic designer and do photo art direction professionally, so I am very critical of photographs and I couldn't be happier. Emil worked within our tight time frame without a single complaint, and still managed to get fantastic shots both indoors and out. He never stopped taking photos and captured so many great moments without interrupting the ceremony and party. On top of it all, he was friendly and nice to everyone there, I had many compliments from guests. I would not hesitate in recommending him as your wedding photographer!

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Martika Photography, LLC
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deb V.
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Martka took our family portrait and our son's senior pictures. She knows her stuff and loves what she does. Martika thinks artistically and will come up with some great locations for your shoot. She takes her time and will give you many great photos to choose from.

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Reem J.
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Kimia is an artist. She's very patient and pleasant to work with. The photography session was so much fun and we loved the final photos. We hired her twice and planning to work with her more in the future.

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Mike Sansone Photography
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa B.
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Mike Sansone provided easy portraiture that captured the personality of our firm and the subject. I highly recommend Mike Sansone Photography for your next portrait session.

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Geral oris
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel M.
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Anyone who has never had a photoshoot, I would highly recommend Geraldine. Geraldine and Tyler came in and were so helpful with capturing portraits for our company. I am beyond pleased with the photos she took! Cant wait until our next shoot.

Sally Blood Photo
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Mike L.
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I needed to have some portrait work done for an upcoming press release. Sally not only talked to our marketing group ahead of the shoot to understand their needs, but then followed up after to help retouch, etc. Outstanding working with her.

Ekaterina
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Laura F.
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I did an outdoors portrait photography session with Kate and she made me feel comfortable from the moment I met her. The proses was fun and easy and the shots were beautiful! She gave me a lots of options as far as location , poses and lighting. Kate totally portrayed me at my best.

Snappybytes
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Stacey C.
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Harry, of Snappybytes, did a wonderful job for our wedding reception photos. He was very professional and he dressed very professional as well. Harry was early, he was humble, and he was focused. He blended in well with our crowd and stayed in the background. Harry was so hardworking! He didn't sit down at all. I really appreciate Harry's flexibility, advice, and direction. Hiring Harry is one of the best investments I ever made because the photos are outstanding. He did a great job with portraits, candid shots, and he captured the scenery very well. I would hire him again because he's talented and his services are a great deal for the price. I highly recommend him for your event and I hope he's available for my next event!

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Retiro Photography
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anastasia Y.
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David is absolutely amazing! He took amazing picture, great price, and great quality. Very professional and personable. Will be using him for family portraits as well.

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary K.
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Chris was excellent to work with. He was punctual, professional, accommodating and had some great advice. He did a 28 person family portrait and then individual family shots and some candid pictures. Our proofs were ready in 48 hours. I would highly recommend Chris. He was great to work with.

Chicago Portraits
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Sushmitha S.
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Barney was incredible! He truly was the best any of us could've dreamed of, and we were lucky enough to have him as my bridal photographer . He was fun, energetic and in great spirits the entire time. You will NOT regret this decision when choosing someone to best capture your special day. Afterall, it is the first day of the rest of your lives. Cherish it always with Chicago Portraits Photography. Barney, thanks again for all you've done. I meant it when I said, "You're the best!".

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Visuals
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

  • 12 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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

the 606 studio
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jillian H.
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Freddy was fantastic with my headshots/portraits for my personal website. He spent several hours with me and worked with me until I felt comfortable in front of the camera.

Yaro Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nataliya S.
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Yaro is absolutely FANTASTIC photographer. He is a true artist and master of his work. My photos turn out to be amazing.

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Tyler Adams Creative
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer W.
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Working with Tyler has been AMAZING! I am a Makeup Artist and we work together a few times on Bridal and Fashion Editorials and from his behavior on set, with the models down to the execution of the final work is nothing short of professional and outstanding!

  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Itohan O.
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Anyone who knows me knows I am a bit unusual. The art I make is unique as are my taste. My favorite aspect of my shoot with Beloved Osaruchi is that she got me. She captured me in my element in a way that reflects who I am as an artist. Well done.

Markham Jenkins Images
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Alex R.
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Markham is thee best photographer that I had ever met!! Every thing was perfect! The portrait came out better than I expected

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