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  • 5 years in business
  • 241 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Brittney P.

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I don't think I can say enough good things about Jay and Nicole. From the consultation to the wedding and even after, Jay and Nicole have been absolutely amazing. They made everything simple and they were super quick at responding to my every email...brides...lol Jay was my photographer on my wedding day and everyone loved him, it felt like he was a family friend that was doing us a favor but way more professional and a way better photographer. He stayed after hours too to grab a drink and hang out. I mean cmon, who does that? Most just want to get home and call it a day. I would work with them again in a heart beat and plan to, if I am in need of a photographer in the future. Thank you guys so much for all your hard work.

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.

Laura H.

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Nicole was awesome. Made the hiring a photographer for a wedding portion of wedding planning simple. Very helpful, enthusiastic, prompt. Saw some previews of our pictures from our 7/24/16 wedding and am so excited to get the final ones.

Studio Souza

4.7

(121)

  • 12 years in business
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 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!!

Maricela V.

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It was a great experience booking Isabel to be our photographer for our wedding!! She arrived on time and was very professional. My husband and I are terrible with pictures, we always make these weird faces whenever we take pictures. Isabel worked with us and coached us on how to pose and tilt our heads so that our pictures wouldn't come out as awkward lol All in all is was a great experience and loved seeing most of the proofs right away. She took some beautiful pictures! I would definitely hire her again. Thank you, isabel!

Tina G.

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My wife and I chose Isabelle to be our photographer for our wedding, she did an outstanding job, she kept the level of professionalism, and every single picture turned out wonderful! Would totally recommend her again her and use her again .

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

Sheila G.

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Carrie is amazing! We hired her as our wedding photographer in 2016 and she has since become our family photographer! In addition to our wedding, we have used her for birthday parties and also 2 Christmas card photos, she even gets my dogs to pose! Carrie is amazing!

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!

Don B.

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Photographer for our wedding. Amazing pictures and scenarios, very professional at a great price!!

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  • 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!

Mary V.

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We hired Kathy for my step son's party in July to celebrate thier June wedding with family/friends. She was aweosme and captured great, great memories for all of us. She was a delight to deal with, very friendly and made everyone feel at home. Her work was exceptional. I would use her again and highly recommend her.

Alexa S.

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Great photographer!

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JZ Studio

4.9

(86)

  • 6 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Ginny C.

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JZ Studio captured the photos for my wedding. They arrived early on my special day and dressed very professional, I was impressed. They use excellent photography equipment and have a great flash set up in order to avoid shadows or darkness on the face. Not many photographers can get bright, vivid photos of my husband because of his very dark skin tone but JZ Studio did a perfect job achieving the photos I have always wanted to see! All the pictures turned out very crisp and clear. The color is perfect. Philip was very patient with my active 6 year old son. JZ Studio edited the photos wonderfully to enhance the natural beauty of the photo not to change it out of its original character. The turn around time between the photo shoot and receiving the photo is short. I am so very happy that we choose JZ Studio to capture our wedding ceremony because we will now be able to have our memories for a lifetime and share them with all our friends and family. Their photography is something I'm proud to hang on the walls in my home. I highly recommend JZ Studio for any photography needs that you have. I couldn't be more pleased with them.

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.

Diana T.

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Great wedding pictures! I would recommend JZ photography to anyone. Very professional, open to ideas, easy to communicate .Will use them again. Thank you so much for everything!

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  • 161 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours
  • Schaumburg, IL

Abby K.

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

Anna C.

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We hired Emil with Visual Etiquette after interviewing a few photographers for our wedding. We felt at ease with him after our first meeting. He was straight forward and to the point. He wasn’t pushy. He didn’t try to sell you some expensive photo packages that you don’t need. He did an excellent job. He was on time, professional, patient, and truly likes what he does and it shows. He made us comfortable throughout the day and made it easy to get such amazing wedding shots. He showed us how to pose which I like and the pictures came out great. We could have paid hundreds more for the beautiful pictures with someone else. I highly recommend him. Anna H.

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

(61)

  • 3 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Amy A.

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Kimia was so incredibly nice and sweet leading up to my wedding day. She is truly a master of her work in Photography. She is very professional and I knew I didn't have to have a worry about anything. Before the wedding she corresponded with me & provided a contract and invoice, very easy to make payment. I was very impressed. Her portfolio is absolutely captivating and I knew right away she would be the perfect choice for my wedding photographer. She arrived early and set up, talked me thru any photos during the craziness of the ceremony, my family loved her and respected her very much during the process. I can't even begin to describe the feeling of looking at the finished photos. I was sent a link to her website with all the photos and download links. You can even order high quality prints. The photos were so perfect it allowed me to truly look back and have a completely different experience of the wedding all over again. Every picture is perfect and I have never felt so beautiful. I now have special pictures to look back on for the rest of my life of the best day of my life. I give my highest review to Kimia!

Martyna K.

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I really enjoy working with Kimia. She listened and did amazing job with our engagement and wedding photos

TOP PRO
  • 6 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 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.

Woodson H.

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Jack was beyond professional! My now wife and I hired Jack to do our city hall and post city hall wedding photos. He was flexible and very easy to work with. He took so many great shots and his work all proved to be beyond incredible. He was at our wedding early and stayed as long as we needed him.

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  • 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.

Tom B.

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Danielle was a pleasure to work with. My wife and I had only a vague idea of what we wanted for our wedding photography and wanted to avoid too many cliche photos. Danielle was excellent at giving us what we wanted but also encouraging us to try some things that felt unnatural that ended up looking great! She provided great direction throughout. She also did an amazing job at improvising when bad weather shook up our plans of taking photos 100% outside - the sign of a great photographer! All in all we loved our photos and would highly recommend Danielle for your special event.

Adele S.

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Danielle did an excellent job. My wedding photos turned out beautifully. She was very helpful in choosing and recommending photo locations and patient with our needs. She also has a very relaxed attitude which helps in setting one at ease on such an eventful day. I would recommend her to anyone.

  • 11 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Danielle D.

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Willie was great. I felt there could have been a few different props. There were a lot of hats and glasses but I have seen many other things at some other booths for variety. I felt the scrapbook could have been little better as well. It was more of a wedding type book, which was not the theme of out event. I would have bought a different one for what the cost was. In addition, the marker went thru all the paper and you can see it on the next page, I would recommend using a gel pen instead. I would have liked there to be a little more interaction to get the guests to sign the book. Of course people were drinking, so was hard for the to remember to do it, a little more force from Willie, could have more filled in. Willie was fun! He did take the extra step in taking some other pictures with his personal camera, which did add an extra touch for the front pic in the scrapbook. All in all, he did a great job. The guests did tell me he was great as well.

Sonya H.

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Million Dollar Moments Photobooth made my sisters wedding reception a hit. The bride and groom as well as guest rant and raved about the photo booth. The guest had many prop options to choose from. He also made sure that every guest who took a photo in the photobooth received a photo. Great customer service certainly will be looking to book with this company again. Thanks for everything.

Laronna W.

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25th Wedding Anniversary Party

TOP PRO
  • 5 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 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.

Nancy P.

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Geraldine photographed my wedding 3months ago and I couldn't be happier with the results.she did such an amazing job capturing the best moments! My baby shower is in a few weeks and there is no doubt I am hiring her again!

Joe B.

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Geraldine covered an event for me that was not a wedding. She did a great job getting the right people at the right time. She was easy to work with and punctual arriving before the event.

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

Sylwia O.

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Rick is the bomb dot com. My husband and I live in Los Angeles but were planning for a Chicago wedding. We Skyped with Rick a few times and were able to nail down a schedule of events for our wedding, and passed along a playlist. Our wedding went as smoothly as possible with Rick MC'ing - he kept the energy HIGH. Everyone had a blast on the dance floor - my guests could not stop raving about our reception the next day :-) Hilariously, the day of our wedding it turned out Rick was my mom's salsa instructor (they recognized each other prior to the ceremony). So, if you want to work with a super nice guy to plan a fun event - GET RICK! So, if you want a party - GET RICK! He is super helpful and accommodating, and

Patty E.

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Special Occasion Events took care of the entertainment at my friends wedding earlier this year, they had a live Salsa band and a DJ! They did an amazing job, the MC was very attentive and made sure everyone had a really fun time, he did a salsa class and everyone joined in, it was so much fun!!

Nancy H.

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Personable fun and intertaining for wedding I attended. He is a knowledgable dance instructor with years of experience. Great for events!!

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

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.

Lydia P.

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Isaiah did an AMAZING job filming my wedding!! My family loves to watch the video and reminisce and relive the whole day! I couldn't be happier with all of his work for our special day!!

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.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 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!

Sanja Z.

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I have to say that I interviewed a lot of photographers for my wedding and hands down WS photography was my pick. They really made an effort to figure out what I wanted to see in my photos and gave me great advice/recommendations for the shoot. Milan is very creative and helped me to envision exactly what I was looking for. My fiancé and I booked them right away and set up the date for our engagement shoot. Our engagement shoot was a ton of fun and it was nice to have a photographer who was not only talented, but had a fun and positive attitude the entire shoot. It is important I feel for the photographer one chooses to not only be talented in photography, but also a lot of fun to be around since they are sharing your wedding day with. When I got the photos back from our engagement shoot I could not believe how beautiful and cool the pics came out. The day of our wedding Milan and his assistant showed up on time and ready to have fun. The entire day was a blast and I couldn't have asked for a better wedding. Our photos came out even better then I ever thought wedding photos could look and once I posted them on Facebook my friends/family went crazy over the photos. The photos literally looked like they had been pulled out of a magazine. Milan exceeded my expectations and I am so happy that he was there on my wedding day to capture our special moment.

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!

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  • 14 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours

Jacquelyn B.

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We certainly got lucky when we found Tony to photography our wedding luncheon. He does everything to perfection, including showing up prepared (early!), taking all the pictures you hoped for, including those candids that might have gotten away, and making the day in pictures most memorable. Thanks so much, Tony!!! The pictures are awesome and you did so much to make this event relivable through your photos. We will certainly remember you for our next event.

Denise R.

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Tony was amazing. We barely noticed his presence taking photos at the wedding. When it was time for formals, he was more like a welcome friend who made everyone comfortable. Also, he worked within our budget. The photos Tony took are beautiful! He captured the wedding and reception perfectly. I will cherish his photos always!

Maria I.

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I am so glad we went with Life on Prints for our wedding photographer. We loved working Tony and Michelle - they were able to get all of the requested family photos, and still got many creative shots. We just got our online gallery and the photos turned out beautiful! Can't wait to see our album and order prints!

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RedFilm

5

(27)

  • 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

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Snappybytes

4.8

(26)

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

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!

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: 5 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!

Dani E.

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Luz took some photos of my husband and I for a baby announcement when we were expecting our son. I'd had an idea of what I wanted, and Luz did a great job of seeing my vision and then taking my ideas to the next level. Our photos came out fabulous and our friends and family loves hearing about our new addition that way! You will Not be disappointed in her skills and she is very easy to work with. Thank you so much, Luz, you helped make a special time in our lives even more wonderful!

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  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Rachel C.

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We loved absolutely EVERYTHING about working with Mark Burch from Retiro Photography. He was extremely organized, easy to work with, and not to mention, a BLAST! As the bride, he made the wedding day go smoothly and made sure we were on time, which was one thing I thought I was going to stress about. He made up an itinerary of our wedding day months in advance which included pictures of the bridal party prior to the ceremony, pictures immediately following the wedding ceremony with specific family members, and the timing of pictures taken at locations prior to the reception. When we met up with Mark before our engagement photo session, my husband and I could really sense his passion and enthusiasm for photography, which made it even easier to hire him. He was extremely easy to work with throughout the whole wedding process, from before engagement pictures up to the wedding day. He communicated very well with us throughout our entire engagement. Our engagement photo session was amazing and we could not be happier with how the photos turned out. So far, we have only gotten a preview of our wedding photos, but what we've seen so far has exceeded our expectations. We are so happy we hired Mark!

Emily D.

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Mark was wonderful to work with for our engagement photo session! He made working with him extremely fun, and enjoyable for both of us during the photos. We were worried about how comfortable we would be with having our pictures taken, but after a few minutes we were really able to relax. We ended up having a great time, and Mark was able to take some amazing pictures. He was able to work extremely well with the setting and the natural light, and was full of great ideas for different poses. We were especially impressed with the amount of candid shots he was able to get! He was also very flexible with picking a location, since we are from Cleveland, and he is located in Cincinnati. We are looking forward to having him shoot our wedding, and would recommend him to anyone looking for an engagement or wedding photographer!

Sarah M.

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I can't say enough wonderful things about Mark and our experience with him as our wedding photographer. Mark is amazing to work with because not only is he incredibly talented, his easy-going personality made our wedding day so much more relaxed! We connected with him instantly and he goes out of his way to capture those small, wonderful moments that would have otherwise been missed. He is truly a gifted storyteller and it shows in the amazing images he creates!

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

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

Agnieszka K.

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Konrad was exceptionally easy to work with! We had several specific time restrictions, split up sessions etc. and Konrad gracefully worked with us throughout all of this. He is polite, professional and friendly. My husband and I really enjoyed working with him and will definitely hire him again for future events...our daughters baptism for starters. Not only were the final pictures beautiful, we had a lot to choose from and the price was just right! We have had a ton of compliments on our wedding photos....and we love them. He captured our special day with a lot of detail and focused on just about everything and everyone. If you want a modern, kind, easygoing person to work with seriously consider Konrad, you won't be disappointed!

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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.

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!

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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!

Alicia J.

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If you want professional and the best quality that a picture can offer then look no further. The artistic creativity that he has except no substitute with Chris the picture speaks unlimited volumes. Punctual and an eye for detail, thank you so much you made our wedding last for years to come with the moment's you captured, just wonderful.

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

Hillary G.

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We used Portrait of Light photo booth for our wedding on October 21st. They were punctual and very professional! We heard tons of positive and great reviews from our wedding guests. And at the end of the night we received a photo book of all the picture strips taken during the night. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a photo booth for any type of event.

Terry S.

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Portrait of Light did a wonderful job with our wedding photos. We were extremely pleased with the staff and the quality of their photography. Not only do I recommend them to others, but would use them again for other events. Thanks Lori!

Shasta F.

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I do not have the pictures as the wedding was just 2 days ago, but the experience of working with these two was wonderful. They were both down to earth, friendly, yet professional.

  • 4 years in business
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • Cicero, IL

Stephanie J.

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Travis was one of the photographers at my wedding and did a spectacular job! He was super friendly, with a tremendous amount of positive energy, and was a blast to work with. He was able to capture genuine moments between the guests at my reception and worked hard to make sure we got all of the photos we wanted. He was also very professional and communicated well with me and the other wedding attendees. He was punctual with wedding events and patient as we took what seemed like thousands of photos! Furthermore, I am so impressed with the photos, and the fact that he was able to edit and return some of them to me within a week. As you can see below, he puts in a lot of time and effort to edit the photos in a variety of ways, which make them look outstanding. If you are looking for a wedding photographer (or for any event, really), in the QC or surrounding area, I would definitely recommend Crystal Lotus!!!

Kristin L.

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Travis traveled roughly 10 hours to shoot our “runaway” wedding. The minute he showed up, he was ready to work. We didn’t exactly give a detailed outline as to what we wanted, but Travis was able to fly by the seat of his pants with us and capture the most amazing photos of our perfect event! He made sure he got everything and we couldn’t be more satisfied with how his work turned out! He was energetic, incredibly professional and so much fun! I highly recommend him!!

Annie H.

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Travis is as involved as you can find when it comes to photography. His talent is evident from the beginning and the care he takes in both posed and candid shots is unparalleled. He takes the time to perfect images and isn't a rush-through photographer as is so common these days. I recommend him highly for any occasion.

  • 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.

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

  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min
  • New Buffalo, MI

Anastasia Z.

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Gabrielle was very lovely to work with, friendly, professional, easy to get in touch with and quick to respond to all of my inquiries. She arrived early and went the extra mile, staying late to capture some special moments with my family. Gabrielle's offer's great pricing for the quality of work she provides, we definitely recommend her for an engagement/wedding shoot! Thank you for making my day that much more special, Gabrielle!

Rachel H.

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Gabrielle was wonderful. She worked hard all shooting my wedding and was always happy and full of energy. I could not have asked for a better photographer. You wont be disappointed with her. And obviously her pictures are fantastic.

Jennifer B.

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Gabrielle is very friendly and easy to work with. Our wedding photos came out beautifully, both the candid and the posed ones.

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min
  • Alsip, IL

Donna S.

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Angeli was not only prompt, but early. She captured the love of our family and anticipated our needs before and during the wedding. The quality of her photos are exceptional, so much so that we will be using her again for our fall family photos. Angeli was an absolute pleasure to work with and we highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a professional photographer.

Laura T.

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Angeli has an eye for what looks good on camera and helped to capture many beautiful photos for me. She was on time, professional, and I felt completely comfortable with her. She definitely has a gift when it comes to photography and I cannot wait to use her again in the near future!

Eram F.

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Angeli is very professional and friendly. She did both an indoor and personalized outdoor photo-shoot with me for my baby shower and she did an excellent job capturing all key moments. My family and I loved the pictures.

  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 min

Hilary F.

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We had our wedding photography and videography through Vivid. We absolutely loved working with Paola! She is so talented and amazing. Paola is so passionate about her work, and it shows in how she runs her business and treats her clients. She is professional, friendly and genuinely cares about her clients. By the end of our wedding day Paola really felt like part of the family!

Maureen M.

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Paola was our wedding photographer and she was fabulous. She captured the essence of the day in every photo. She was creative, professional and very patient. She also took pregnancy photos for us. These were so emotional and Paola's calm demeanor really brought out the happiness. She was encouraging to get a great shot and the end result is a wall full of pictures!

Theresa D.

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I love Paola and highly recommend her. She was amazing, very professional and has a great personality. I can't wait to see my wedding video.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 min

Rachel B.

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Kim goes above and beyond to accommodate for anything the customer may want done. She is also very professional and is always on time. She takes high quality photos that deliver a lifetime of memories

Sara S.

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Fantastic experience! Can't wait to work with her at my other friends wedding! So Much Fun!

Tara C.

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Fantastic photos! Thank you for sharing your talents!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Devin S.

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I definitely enjoyed working with Olivia. She was very responsive and able to fit in a last-minute photo shoot for us. It was super cold outside so I appreciate her putting up with the weather conditions. I really liked how the pictures turned out. She got some really great posed shots and candid shots. She handled our dog very well. The only thing I would change is that the edits I got had a sort of color filter on them (or whatever was done to edit them that way). It looked halfway between color and sepia - and I wish they were closer to a more natural color, or at least had a few more options that were colored more naturally. Otherwise she was fun to work with and very professional.

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!

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!

  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Charles R.

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Soo is an experienced photographer, we went for our daughter's first birthday photos and had an amazing experience!! he had endless patience with our daughter Liz. the setting is beautiful. the lights and decor has been planned in detail. he took 4-5 scenes of Liz, and hundreds of photos to find the right one. very attentive to our requests just from the first call. friendly reminder calls and follow up. professional photos. we were contacted to view, review, adjust and review. the photos. had a smooth and happy experience. if you are looking for a photographer for your event, Soo is the right man.

Jane K.

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I really liked my experiences here. Wedding photos came out great! Go check out the studio. He communicates well with you of what you want and the pictures came out great!

Eugene T.

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So took our wedding photos and l and my wife absolutely love his job

  • 2 years in business
  • Response time: 9 min
  • Elmhurst, IL

Janquel J.

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Working with AJ at AJ Photography was a great experience. She is very personalable, punctual and she does great work. I’m not photogenic and I have a hard time taking pictures. However AJ made me feel comfortable and knew how to make me smile and pose effortlessly. I’m happy with my photos and would highly recommend.

Carol T.

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My first photo shoot was an outstanding experience. It was a lakefront shot with my daughter and it was so natural and beautiful. I have already scheduled another appointment for my head shots and videography for my business.

Jennel W.

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My Sons photo shoot was awesome location , lighten,quality couldn't have chosen a better photographer.

  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 38 min

Mac B.

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Eddie, thank you for the truly artful wedding movie and pics. I was skeptical about investing in a professional video and photo service given that everyone has cameras these days, but I was wrong! A wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime experience--a true whirlwind. My mind will always remember the big moments in vivid detail, yet our wedding movie showed me so many beautiful moments that happened outside of my view. I will always be thankful for being able to see so much more of my wedding day and to be able to share that experience with my wife, our family, and eventually with our children. I will also always owe a debt of gratitude to Eddie, who practically organized the entire day, ensured that everyone was where they needed to be, and allowed my wife and I to just enjoy each other's company and have an amazing wedding day. Thank You!

Kleid G.

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DS Wedding Studio came highly recommended and he exceeded all my expectations! He was very responsive and accommodating with all the questions I had. He was prompt and attentive throughout the wedding day. He worked so hard on the dance floor capturing the spontaneous and special moments. The quality and music of the finished video was excellent! We are grateful to Eddie for capturing one of the most important days in our lives forever. Thank you Eddie!

Emily R.

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I am so glad I Chose DS Wedding Studio to film my wedding.I have watched the video countless times and it has brought joy to ma family and friends who have seen it.People have been shocked by how well done it was,and we will cherish it forever.One of the best investments we made.

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

Karly S.

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Trevor is truly able to capture the perfect moment with his creative eye for photography. He is extremely professional and talented in a variety of styles such as portraits, food, and venue photography. I highly recommend working with Trevor if you want a quick turn around time and a finished product that will put a smile on your face.

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

Natalie M.

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Mirek is such a pleasure to work with! I initially hired him for my wedding in 2013 and for a friend's in 2016. He is the top photographer I recommend to any one of my friends and family. He's flexible, responsive, professional and a great family man! Not only did he make my planning process easy, but he asked all the questions I didn't think of showing me he knows what he's doing and how to get it done efficiently and effectively. Again, I can't say enough good things about him and his work speaks for itself. HIRE HIM....you won't regret it!

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!

Mara F.

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Miroslaw has been a pleasure to work with so far, we look forward to having him photograph our wedding!

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

Rachel H.

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Emily was on time and sent us back beautiful photos within the two weeks she asked for! I’m surprised she didn’t charge us double!

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!

  • 3 years in business
  • Response time: 10 min
  • Chicago, IL

Amanda Y.

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Markham shot our engagement portraits. He was absolutely wonderful. Made us feel completely at ease in front of the camera. He is phenomenal!

Natasha B.

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Wonderful photographer, very talented and easy to work with!

Tate M.

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Highly recommended!!

  • 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!

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

Rosanna J.

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We used his service for our wedding. Hands down the best service I have seen! He is professional and kind, accommodating and knowledgeable, prompt and affordable! Will definitely recommend and use again :-)

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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