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Karolina Heggaton Photography
4.9
from 154 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 303 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kim C.
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I researched portrait photographers for a client. Karolina's portfolio looked good. The headshots came put great.

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The Still Life Photography
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 243 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 93 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 152 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
5.0
from 74 reviews
  • 169 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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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 64 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 90 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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Martika Photography, LLC
4.9
from 69 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 121 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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Mike Sansone Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 110 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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Abbey Lauren Photography
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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!

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Geraldine Oribhabor
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 81 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.

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Sally Blood Photo
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cynthia A.
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I hired Robert to shoot some boudoir photographs before Valentine’s Day. He is really talented, nice, and was very easy to work with in his studio. Despite being a mature woman, he made me appear elegant and pretty but with just enough spice to create an edgy/sultry look. I first noticed his work in a fine art show and he is equally talented with people. I am planning on using him in the future for a professional portrait as well. Highly recommend him.

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Snappybytes
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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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John Manning Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Peter O.
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John is extremely talented and will make you look your best. I typically do not like photos of myself, but I love the final photo John produced. He truly is an artist. I would recommend him to anyone seeking a high-quality photo!

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Michael Courier Photography
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ryan J.
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Michael is an incredibly talented photographer and genuine nice guy. He had great energy, took a variety of shots, and was committed to the entire process. I also appreciate his quick turn-around time with tons of pictures to choose from. I highly recommend Michael to anyone who is need of an event photographer.

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 18 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.

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the 606 studio
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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.

Ekaterina
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 12 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.

Hayden Humphrey Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kelly C.
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Hayden is so much fun to work with! I've done a few shoots with him, and each time he has helped me to feel comfortable in front of the camera (not an easy thing to do!). I've been so happy with the portraits he's taken of me, and his other work is amazing. I would highly recommend him to others for professional headshots, lifestyle/fun pics, and events!

Miroslaw Pomian Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Alina A.
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Miroslaw is an incredible photographer not only for his amazing work but because he has an incredible aura and positive attitude that makes him so easy to work with. The final work was breath taking, he really capture the escence of the moment portraying the story of our family. He is very creative with his frames and he brings innovative ideas while still capturing real moments. We'll definitely have him for future events and family portraits.

Zhukov Studios
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Cristiano B.
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Great photographer !!! ....very professional , unbeatable eye for lights and colors....

Joe Robertson Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Christian G.
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Joe is absolutely an amazing photographer. He made me feel very comfortable during the shoot and gave me a lot of tips on how to pose and express myself in front of the camera. Joe is energetic, professional, artistic, and creative, and his work is really stunning. I was very happy with the outcome. I would recommend him to anyone!

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