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Elmwood Park Baby Portrait Photographers

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The Still Life Photography
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 258 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fareeha B.
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I chose The Still Life Photography to photograph my wedding ceremony and reception and was so glad I did! It was a pleasure working with Nicole because she was very accommodating and took the time to learn about the various traditions surrounding my Islamic Wedding Ceremony. I sent Nicole a whole folder of photo ideas that I wanted and she made it a priority to make sure I was content with all the shots taken on the day of! She also took it upon herself to incorporate her own artistic style into the photos. I was initially drawn to her and Jay's candid, "captured in the moment" photos on the website and I can't wait to see the final edited photos. I was very impressed with her professionalism and enthusiasm and would definitely recommend The Still Life Photography.

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 97 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jasmine H.
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A+++++ carrie was AWESOME. I didn't feel any stress and the pictures came out AMAZING. all the guests loved her and loved how every single picture :) if I needed a photographer in the future I would definitely go to her, and would for sure recommend her to any friends/family!

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

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nathlyn B.
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Kimia was wonderful! My family photo shoot was very last minute but I contacted Kimia and she was very flexible and accommodating. The photo shoot was fun and she welcomed our input. She is just a delightful young lady and we were very pleased with the finished photos.

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

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  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
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Julia M.
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Wonderful photographer! Very patient with children. By far the best pictures I have ever had taken of my girls. She has creative ideas and we never felt rushed. I can't wait to have my prints up in my house!! Will definitely use Nicole Fields Photography again!!

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Geral oris
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

Abbey Lauren Photography
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
Mandie M.
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Abbey was available right away and came out to us. Great communication. Our newborn photos were adorable! Thanks Abbey. Mandie M.

Sally Blood Photo
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Michael A.
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Very professional and excellent results - the subjects in our group were very pleases with their portrait photos! Would use again and recommend to all in need of professional head shots.

  • 9 years in business
  • 81 hires 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!

Ekaterina
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Silvia G.
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This was the best photographer we’ve ever had. The photo quality and the price was great! We will be booking her for all our photography needs.

Snappybytes
4.7
from 32 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Steve S.
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Could not have had a better experience with a photographer. Harry was responsive to my initial requests, was punctual, took candid and nice quality photos of our events (trust me, this is not always the case, even with professional photographers!), he sent me the pics quickly, and top of all that, he generously donated to our cause!

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Retiro Photography
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelsi D.
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Mark was an amazing photographer. We booked him for our engagement photos, and we had such a great time with him and are extremely impressed with the photos he has sent us. He had an amazingly fast turnaround time for some sample photos with just a 2 day wait from our shoot. For the rest of the photos it only took him a couple of weeks! His work with lighting was spectacular, and he really made my fiancé and I enjoy the whole experience. We would highly recommend him to anyone wanting any photos taken, whether engagement, wedding, or even just portraits.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sharon N.
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David took my wedding and newborn baby photos. He is a true creative genius and created amazing and unique photographs that will be treasured for many years to come. He is extremely patient, has a great eye for detail, and he made my newborn sleep in minutes! He made sure we were on the same page every step of the way to ensure we would receive the photos that we wanted while adding extra shots that we also fell in love with. If you are looking for the best, look no further!

Chicago Portraits
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Kalpana S.
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We hired Chicago Portraits for our wedding and we are so happy that we did! They were very responsive to our needs for multiple events and communicated with us every step of the way. We had Bharani as our photographer, who was eager to understand our vision. We first had a phone conversation to see if Chicago Portraits would fit our needs and once we decided to move forward, Bharani made himself available to meet in person prior to any photo shoot to go over the details. He was very flexible and accommodating to our schedules. Also, we aren't the most comfortable couple in front of the camera, but the photographers put us at ease and even offered suggestions for poses. They were very patient to capture the best photos possible. We're extremely pleased with the results. We intend to hire them again for future events and would highly recommend them to anyone else!

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 26 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!

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Visuals
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pete Y.
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I was very impressed by the quality of my business portrait photographs taken by Mr. Vandever. He was professional, honest, detail-oriented, and an excellent value. I am really picky with photos, and I ended up with several great photos that were excellent. I originally contacted him because I had heard from two corporate executives that he is is the "go-to" photographer in Northwest Indiana for high-quality portraits. I definitely found that to be the case. I will use him for any future photo needs for myself, my small business, and my family.

the 606 studio
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Karen B.
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Freddy and his teammate Kirsten were very professional and did a wonderful job of capturing some beautiful photos of myself, husband, and our near 6 month old. It's not easy to wrangle in a child and get some good smiles, but they did it! We definitely recommend and will be using Freddy again in the future if we want more pictures.

ZALEZPHOTO Chicago
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Laura R.
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Zalez Photo has always provided outstanding service for my events, as well as for both of my companies. Because of the excellent quality of work and prompt turn-around time in the finished product, I highly recommend Zalez Photo. Zalez Photo, and Francisco Gonzalez, has always made me feel that my project was the most important.

  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki T.
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Working with Beloved is always a fun and exciting experience. She's very professional, but knows how to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera. Photography is her passion and it's evident in her amazing portraits. I highly recommend Beloved Osaruchi Photography.

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

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Where is the best place to take baby pictures?

Baby pictures are among the most popular types of portrait photography, and most newborn photographers are well versed in the best places to take baby pictures in their local areas. Some newborn photographers will come to the hospital to shoot the baby within a day or two of birth, while others have set up their studios to accommodate the needs of infants. Some parents prefer to have the newborn photographer come to their home or travel to a favorite park or other outdoor location. Like any portrait photography, the best place to take baby pictures is the place you like best and that will yield the types of photos you want of your baby, whether that’s posed and carefully lit studio portraits or spontaneous, casual photos at home. Work with a local newborn photographer to find a safe, calm location with great lighting and some privacy for your family.

How much does baby photography cost?

Portrait photography provides parents with lasting images of the first whirlwind months of a newborn’s life. The cost varies based on several factors, including the length and location of the session, the number of photos provided, and the amount of editing and retouching the photographer does. The national average cost for baby photos is $150-$200. Some baby photographers charge by the number of photos provided, typically ranging from an average of $299 for 20 high-resolution edited photos, to an average of $399 for 35 photos, to $499 for all of the images taken in a single session. Props and location affect the cost, too; an elaborate studio shoot with props and professional lighting may increase the cost to $600-$700 for 20-50 photos. Adding a second location or asking the photographer to travel can add $70-$250 to the cost of the session. Photographers may also charge extra fees for providing additional photos and DVDs, scheduling weekend sessions, and shooting siblings. Expect to pay at least a $50 deposit when you book a portrait photography session.

When should you take newborn photos?

Few styles of portrait photography are as tricky as newborn photos — the unpredictable infant is always in charge! The best way to ensure a successful photo shoot is to work with a local newborn photographer within the first two weeks of the baby’s life. Some photographers even work with hospitals to offer newborn sessions within a day of the baby’s birth. But newborn photographers usually recommend scheduling a shoot during the baby’s first two weeks of life, while the baby is still sleepy and relatively cooperative, especially for posed or studio shots. During this time, babies are easier to swaddle in blankets and dress in hats or headbands, and, because they often nap or nurse, can be staged with various props or be cuddled by their parents. For casual photos, most newborn photographers recommend shooting within the first six weeks of a baby’s life. Lifestyle portrait photography is more flexible and doesn’t require the baby to cooperate with multiple poses or props.

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Need Portrait Photographer

Chicago, IL

  • Photo type
    Graduation portrait
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors, As recommended, Other (Chicago landmarks :))
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Traditional/Classic (looking directly at the camera), Candid (captured in the moment), Artistic (focus on composition, lighting), Natural/Environmental (photographed in an outdoor setting), High fashion (highlights style)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Online or digital proofs and prints, Physical proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online
  • Portrait Photo Budget
  • Details
    I currently live in Florida again. But just graduated from the Chicago school. I want to do these photos before it snows hopefully. No sweaters! I'm cold-blooded though :) Maybe a few location / outfit changes. Therefore, I will be flying. I was thinking sometime in the end of October before it gets too cold. Just no snow hopefully. Keep me posted on temps!
  • $300
    Average price

Need Portrait Photographer

Chicago, IL

  • Photo type
    Children / Baby
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio, Outdoors
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Traditional/Classic (looking directly at the camera), Candid (captured in the moment), Natural/Environmental (photographed in an outdoor setting)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Physical proofs and prints
  • Portrait Photo Budget
  • Details
    Photos would be for child's 1st birthday
  • $229
    Average price
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