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  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
  • Schaumburg, IL 60193


Since it's founding, VisualEtiquette aspires to perfect the art of visual storytelling, offering its clients a uniquely creative approach and original view. In the core of our philosophy is the relationship, and that is why VisualEtiquette is dedicated in building a lifelong relationship with its clients. Photography is our passion, and we are blessed to have the opportunity to serve you by the work that we do. We specialize in wedding photography, portraits, fashion and modeling.

  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60625

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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Long Beach, CA 90802

Katy H.

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Rachel has an incredible eye for photography which is why she's been my family photographer for so many years! We've been able to interact many times and she's made me and whoever else is being photographed very comfortable. She's done family shots and most recently a couple shoots with me and my fiance. The laughs come naturally. She is also unlike any photographer. She's personable, super positive and high energy, responsive, flexible within reason and beyond creative. She tailors each shoot to the subject and the space. She doesn't pull from a stock of poses but engages those she's photographing. I'm not the most comfortable person in front of a camera so she's able to give me tips and guidance on relaxing while she does what she does best! The photos I cherish most of loved ones are shot by her!

  • 10 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Andrea W.

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Ashley is fun, easy to talk to and makes you look fabulous! I had portraits taken by her for my professional website and I was looking for something natural, casual and welcoming... And Ashley's style fit the bill (both expectations and financially!) I would highly recommend Ashley for portraits, family and other special occasions, just check out her portfolio and you'll see the proof!

  • 12 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Schaumburg, IL 60194

Doreen K.

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Lauren from HoneyBrown Photography pays attention to every detail. She is very professional, and knows which shots work best with the environment/setting. I would highly recommend HoneyBrown for your next photo shoot/wedding/engagement/baby/maternity, etc.

  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60601

Anitra S.

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It was a pleasure working with Beautiful Memories Photo for my wedding. David, the head photographer, demonstrated the highest level of professionalism. David promptly returned my phone calls and emails, produced high-quality work, and always displayed a pleasant disposition. In addition, I was impressed with the competitive, affordable pricing that Beautiful Memories Photo offered. The wedding planning process can be extremely stressful and expensive, and David ensured that I had no worries about my wedding photography or wedding photography costs for my big day! If I had to do it over again, I would select Beautiful Memories Photo as my wedding photographer. When I have special events in the future, I will definitely contact Beautiful Memories Photo for photography services. If you are looking for affordable, professional, high-quality photography, Beautiful Memories Photo is the vendor for you.

  • Chicago, IL 60613


Most wedding photographers can arrange poses and capture them, but few photographers have the ability to capture the relationships, moods, and emotions that are the essence of any wedding day. Gia did all of that and offered us unique coverage. Gia’s work highlights the beauty and elegance of our wedding day in a way that cannot be described, but must be seen, both in the great albums and dvds she had ready for us in no time. Great job, Gia! Keep up the good work!

  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Valparaiso, IN 46385

Jessie A.

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Michelle is an amazing photographer!!! We did a photo shoot with myself and my dog, Miley. She was so patient with my Miley and did whatever it took to get amazing shots! She rolled around on the ground and got dirty to capture these amazing photographs! Michelle really took the time to look through the pictures while they were being shot to make sure she used the correct lighting and made whatever adjustments necessary! I have previous experience with photographers but Michelle really is my favorite! I can't wait to do my next session!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Michigan City, IN 46360

Vanessa J.

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One day I saw an add for thumbtack and I thought that maybe I could find a photographer for my wedding for a price I could afford. Once I posted my ad, within minutes I recived an email from Thumbtack saying Lundmark Studios responded to my ad. I loved her photos so I asked my fiancé and he even said he would pay himself to hire Lundmark Studios. I met Esther on Skype to plan things for the big day, and she was the nicest person I've ever planned anything with. She's super frindly and a joy to coordinate with and taking photos on my wedding day was fun and smooth. I just recived the photos in the mail recently and they're so lovely and perfect. I'm very happy with the way they turned out.

  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60641

Ethan C.

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I hired Rebecca to photograph two events, which were happening concurrently on opposite sides of Chicago. She developed a shooting schedule that allowed her to get great images of both events. She was prompt, professional and delivered beyond what was expected. I wouldn't hesitate to hire her again, and have recommended her to colleagues.

  • Chicago, IL 60608


Do you need a photographer for your event or for a model/professional portfolio? Our goal at Aga Furtak Photography is to create remarkable images that will be treasured for a lifetime and to provide our clients with service, value and excellence. We are a full-service photography boutique, specializing in creating high-end beautiful photographic art. We have been serving discerning clientele since 2005. Aga Furtak Photography is an excellent choice for family portraits, model portfolio, wedding photography and kids photography. For absolutely gorgeous pictures in Chicago metro area, contact Aga Furtak Photography. Experience the art!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Oak Park, IL 60302


I am a Columbia College Chicago graduate with a major in Film & Video, and a member of Professional Photographers of America (PPA) fascinated about the miracle within the photographic art: the reality, the secret, the hidden behind what we normally see! A film can tell you a story, a musical piece can wake up great memories, a ballet performance brings up elegance and grace but photography talks about who we actually are! Therefore, I begun a quest where I want to catch that single magic moment that capture's the viewer's imagination! I specialize in Weddings, Mitzvahs, Corporate and Family/Kids. I use up to date photo equipment and software to be able to provide the best quality images to my clients. I cover the Chicago area, but I am happy to do destination work as well. The only thing I find more fulfilling than being able to do creative work in photography is being a mom.

  • Chicago, IL 60654


Michelle Meller Photography specializes in modern fine art portraiture photography, using natural light, with an emphasis on maternity, babies, children, and family photography in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. Michelle Meller hopes to have the opportunity to capture the life and love shared within your family and to create a living piece of art that will tell a story about your family and always remind you of the unique spirit embodied within your family.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Madison, WI 53704


Denise was very accommodating, easy to work with, and super nice! Denise did our engagement session and put both of us at ease. I would definitely use Denise in the future for other events or photo needs.

  • 34 years in business
  • Bellwood, IL 60104


Hi, my name is Mike, and I have been a photographer for over 30 years 12 of those as a professional. I am available for on-location shoots in the Chicago metro area, including the counties of Cook, Du Page, Will, Kane, and Kendall. I enjoy shooting all types of subjects, including, but are not limited to architecture, bands, belly dancers, bikini models, cars, food, fashion models, lingerie, nature, portraits, weddings, and informal gatherings, and much more. I love being behind the lens and find it to be one of the most interesting and thought-provoking art forms there is. My clients have had nothing, but great things to say about me and my photography. I don't have fancy backdrops and lighting packages; I love to shoot with natural light and available light. I also love to assist up-and-coming models with their portfolios. I have won three awards in 2004, 2005, and 2006 for "Outstanding Achievement in Amateur Photography" from the International Society of Photography. I also had a picture shown on a local TV station and have had several of my pictures published in my local newspaper. I am a highly motivated and hardworking photographer, and I am always learning more of the art from being in the field, the internet, books, magazines, and fellow photographers. I love to make my customers happy. My shoots are always fun and productive. Shooting in digital format gives myself and my client the instant feedback on that shot that makes both of us say "wow". So, if you're looking for a photographer who is friendly, focused, and always open to share your ideas, please contact me for further details.

  • Logansport, IN 46947


Make us your first choice in senior portraits. The Midwest's most adventuresome and creative senior and individual portrait photographer. I specialize in custom portraiture to fit your needs and styles. We are constantly evolving and always exciting.

  • Hastings, MI 49058


We are your full-service small town photographer. Your portraits, events, and parties for your family or business are our priority. Rose Hendershot is a master photographer through the Professional Photographers of America and will give you her best for your wedding, senior pictures, family photo, baby pictures, children’s photos as well as your business photo needs. Hendershot has had her photos displayed in many areas of Barry County as well as on the buses of Barry County Transit. Many of the doctors and business people in Hastings and Kalamazoo have had their head shots prepared by Photographic Memory of Hastings for their website and business materials. Call Rose Hendershot for your next photo session.

  • Chicago, IL 60623


In addition to caring for your memories, one of the most important aspects to our business are the deep, long-lasting relationships that we typically develop with our clients as we photograph love at all stages in your life—engagement, wedding, pregnancy, birth, newborn, baby and family. When it comes to our style, we try to focus on a photojournalistic approach to capturing your authentic connections and also incorporate some portraiture, particularly in our newborn sessions.

  • Chicago, IL 60605


We provide in-studio or on-location photography services for portraiture, including head shots, couples/engagement, business/corporate portraits and even pets. We also provide events and product photography. Located in Chicago's South Loop, Flash 37 Studios has been providing quality service with quick turnaround for years! From people to pets, events or things, a professional photo done by Flash 37 Studios will help you get noticed and look your best! Our friendly and experienced photographers will work with you to decide what look is best for you, will make you comfortable and will get the best images possible! Whether you come to us or we come to you, studio-quality results are always guaranteed. Basic retouching services are included with all portrait packages as well as a disc with images. Special requests and extra photoshop work are also available. Are you looking for a wall art? We have a good stock of fine art photos ready to print, or we can create new artful photos to match your decorating desires! Framing and even custom on-site installation of your new artwork are available. Flash 37 Studios offers many convenient payment and scheduling options. Do you have any questions? Please contact us today!

  • Chicago, IL 60608


Chicago maternity photographers Sri and Jana work together to create beautiful pregnancy pictures and adorable newborn photos in Chicago.

  • Chicago, IL 60657


Paul Saini specializes in modern and cutting-edge candid approach to wedding, event and lifecycle photography. By capturing the spontaneity and emotion throughout the evening, the spirit of the event is forever remembered.


We provide photographic services to actors, models, talents and musicians who need professional, creative and insightful photos for their publicity needs.


I offer wedding, event and portrait photography service with a photojournalistic twist. I am an award-winning and published photographer. I give simple, classic and timeless photos that you will cherish forever. I am able to photograph events of all sizes within reasonable budgets. Contact me today to find out about dates as booking dates are filling up quickly.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60609


Elite Visions is more than just another photography company; it is a step above the rest. Elite Visions focuses on providing high-quality service and life-long memories. Brandon specializes in wedding/engagement, fashion and lifestyle, portrait, and event photography. He takes pride in the fact that 90% of his business comes from referrals through previous clients. He would love to capture you and create your next life-long memory.

  • Franklin, WI 53132


I am a Milwaukee area photographer providing wedding, portrait, senior, family, children, fashion/glamour, and architectural photography services. I also do 3D solid models, graphic design, print design, wedding invitations, slideshows, website design, direct mail, and marketing plans.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Downers Grove, IL 60515


Rebecca shoots weddings, newborns, families, and senior portraits. She can be hired by the hour to photograph just about anything you could ask for, including event photography.

  • Chicago, IL 60618


We provide quality photography for the artfully inclined. Quon Photography is your one-stop shop for all your photography needs. Whether it's landscape, architectural, product, or portraits, we do it all! We're featuring high-quality digital or prints at affordable prices, and you have plenty of options. Choose Quon Photography, and you'll see why it's known for the highest degree of professionalism, personalized service, and a quick turnaround time. Set up your free consultation today to plan out your masterpiece, or visit the shop to purchase one of the hundreds of photographs listed from all over the world.

  • 3 years in business
  • Chicago, IL 60616


We provide support elements for those who need creative solutions. We can handle small things, even bigger things. Photography services offered: - Commerce -- products, editorial, and fashion - Portraits -- family and kids - Documentary - Weddings and events - Company profile - Self-promotion

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60661


Marcin Tomaszczyk is a professional glamour, portrait, and commercial photographer who offers visually stunning, high-end retouched photography and more. Here are some of the services I offer: - Actor headshots - Wedding photography (including albums and prints) - Glamour photography - Portfolio assembly - Band photos - Classic headshots - Family portraits - Senior portraits - Commercial photography - Freelance photo editing - 1080p HD video

  • 7 years in business
  • Chicago, IL 60620


We're a boutique portrait studio, specializing in children, family, and pet portraits. I generally shoot on location to ensure my clients are comfortable and relaxed, but I also book sessions at my location. My shooting style is relaxed, but I work hard to get amazing images.

  • Chicago, IL 60608


Are you looking for an affordable photography service in the Chicagoland area? I would love to be of service to you! I am a photographer who is based in Chicago, and I love to capture events, portraits and art in a photojournalistic manner. When I take a picture, I want the photo to portray the feeling of the atmosphere when the picture was taken. This means less posed shots (though I can do those, too) and more real, in-the-action photography! Right now, I'm getting my feet off the ground in Chicago and offering special prices on headshots, engagement sessions, weddings, portraits, and lifestyle photography. Take a look at my website to see the rates at the time, and for students, if you're an entertainer looking for headshots, you'll receive 25% off with a current student ID! Additionally, I pride myself in my fine art photography; I feel that I have a way of capturing and conveying the real grittiness of a place that is unique and innovative. If you're interested in displaying my current collection, based on life in lower-middle-class Panama City, Panama, please feel free to get in touch with me!

  • Skokie, IL 60076


We cover all events, no matter the size or location. Our pricing remains the same, no matter what type of event it is. Some of our packages are geared more toward weddings, but we never charge more just because it is a wedding. We also service birthday parties, corporate dinners, fundraisers, concerts, and more. We also have a small studio operation, focusing mostly on headshots, engagement sessions, and family portraits. Are you interested? Check out our website for more information, or give us a call, or send an email to get a quote for your event. ***Note: Hours listed are the hours we are by the phone, and take studio shots. We shoot events all day every day. Because we are a small operation, if we don't pick up, we're probably working an event or on another call. If you leave a message, we will get back to you promptly.

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