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DeKalb Portrait Photographers

Browse these portrait photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in DeKalb.

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Karolina Heggaton Photography
4.9
from 157 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 305 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 116 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 249 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kerri G.
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What can I say about Nicole and Jay! They have become not only our favorite photographers but our new friends. They are so easy and comfortable to work with, we felt like we knew them for years. Every pose, every location produced such an amazing photo. Turn around time and email responses were so super quick! And the photos of our engagement session and wedding day left us breathless--so so amazing and beautiful! Working with The Still Life is the best decision we made for our wedding day :)

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VisualEtiquette
5.0
from 81 reviews
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Justin D.
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Visual Ettiquette's lead photographer, Emil, is an AMAZING photographer and choosing to work with him was one of the best decisions about our wedding!!! My wife and I hired Emil to shoot our photos for our recent wedding in Downtown Chicago. First off, Emil is hands down a great guy who talked with us over the phone before the wedding discussing all the details of our wedding day and offered up some great suggestions for where to shoot around the city. On the day of the wedding he promptly arrived on time, even with all of the crazy Chicago traffic that morning. His warm heart, charming personality, and artistic eye made shooting with him super fun and relaxed. Shooting with him was actually one of the highlights of our day when we went around Chicago getting photographed in the snow around Grant Park and the Planetarium. I can still remember Emil running around (yes actually running) in order to find all the artistic angles to take our photos. He even stood on frozen Lake Michigan to get us the best shots of what ended up looking like photos the wedding photos of our dreams. Oh yeah and for all this, he is 1/4 the price we were quoted by other artistic photographers. Emil gets my wife and I's highest recommendation!!! If you want top notch artistic wedding photography that is still affordable, Emil is your guy! I never knew my wife could be such a supermodel until Emil photographed her!

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Martika Photography, LLC
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Warner S.
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I am absolutely 100% satified with Martika P. Gartman Photography. I have hired many Event Photographers for both Family and Church Events over the years. However, I must say that Martika P. Gartman Photography is the "best" Event Photographer that I have ever seen with my own eyes. She knew "exactly" how to pose and line up persons for photographs. She took her time, and the Event photographs are excellent "keep-sakes" for everyone attending the Church Event to hear my daughter, Dr. Sheri Prentiss, give a presentation about her newly published book," WHEN EVERYTHING CHANGED: MY JOURNEY FROM PHYSICIAN TO PATIENT", an inspiring book about Dr. Sheri as a breast cancer survivor. Thank you, Thumbtack Staff for making the "contact" between myself and Martika P. Gartman Photography.

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Jack Soltysik
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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!

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  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jose L.
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I hired Nikki to take photographs of a painting which was located in her local area. From the get go, Nikki was ON TOP of this project, coordinating with museum personnel, keeping me posted and making recommendations. Lastly, she used her flawless photographic skills to provide me with FAR MORE than what I expected! She is a true professional and I highly recommend her!

Rinker Photography
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa S.
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David was great from start to finish. Worked so well with our budget and with what we wanted for our daughter's senior portraits. Professional, great follow up and all in all a 5 star experience. I would definitely recommend Rinker photography to friends (and already have!).

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  • 9 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jazmin G.
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Robert did a wonderful job with the family portrait. The pictures turned out better than I expected! My only regret is not bringing my dogs with to include them in the picture. Maybe next time!

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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!

  • 12 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Jon M.
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Had a Marine reunion that used portrait of light. Lori was very professional and the photo booth was so much fun. All photos taken by her were great. She caught numerous things that happened, that had she not been there, there would be no proof of. Thank you again Lori...

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L Christine Photography
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Mary L.
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Words cannot express how much we enjoyed our experience with Lauren! She went above and beyond being a photopher. Her positive attitude, the help she gave with other details, her suggestions of things I would have never even thought about...she in a word was amazing! The photos we've seen so far surpass anything I could have expected. Candid, sweet, fun moments. Thoughtful, endearing pictures that speak a thousand words. Ifor ever I need a photographer again, if I ever hear of someone needing a photographer...she will definitely be my recommendation. She made my wedding day a fairy tale!

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Ryan Gorey Media
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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!

  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Kelley D.
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Ryan did professional headshots for me and they turned out great!!! I wanted a daylight portrait with a simple background and thats exactly what he gave me. The quality of the digital images were perfect for both print and web. He was very easy going and professional! After a while I barely noticed him shooting. Before I knew it we were done. He quickly reviewed some images me on the spot. Later that same evening I was able to view an online gallery and download images. Very reasonable price for quality!

Monroe Street Photography
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie G.
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Ashley did a superb job with our family photos as well as my maternity photos, I could not have asked for a better photographer! She was on time, extremely pleasant to talk to and work with, and even prepared with toys and books to entertain my toddler as well as signs for her to hold! I just saw the photos and I am beyond pleased, it looks like they were taken in a fairy tale! Gorgeous, sparkling family moments and so many of them with a candid feel. My family and I will all treasure these forever. Thank you so so much, Ashley! Will see you next year for round 2 for sure ;)

Stukenberg Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sidra L.
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As a makeup artist I had the pleasure of working with Jamie on a shoot at the Aqua Building in downtown Chicago. His work is clean, creative and his lighting is excellent. I appreciated that he was on time, organized and efficient. He's a great photographer, I highly recommend him.

James Cryer Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca K.
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Very talented photographer! We have used him for our wedding, family pictures and just snap shot of our little man. I love every picture he sends and I love working with him! He has a great eye to capture the perfect shot and makes you free very comfortable. I will 100% keep going to him for all my photographer needs!

  • 19 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Steve C.
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Maria is awesome. Super friendly and a spectacular photographer.

Nathan king
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sarah G.
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Absolutely loved the way my maternity pictures came out!! Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a professional photographer.

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....

AngieYong Photography
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Kristine P.
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Angie is very professional, reliable and easy to work with. She was flexible and communicated well leading up to and on the day of our daughter's Baptism. Angie took the journalistic approach captured many candid moments at the church and reception that would have been lost had we just settled with a family photographer or none at all. She met and exceeded all of our expectations from start to finish. Her prices are reasonable without hidden costs and I would recommend her to anyone looking to hire a great photographer for their special day. Thank you so much for your work and efforts, Angie!

Ally T. Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jokthn T.
Verified review

I have mostly dealt in the past with the big multi site photography studios. I needed a job done on short notice and was steered towards Ally T. Photography. It ended up being one of the best decisions I have made in some time. Big studio quality and personal care. The 5 star rating is only because they don’t have 6.

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