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Forest Park Wedding Photographers

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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
  • 248 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

Studio Souza
4.7
from 125 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 324 hires on Thumbtack
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!!

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 93 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

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JZ Studio
4.9
from 93 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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.

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VisualEtiquette
5.0
from 80 reviews
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 64 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

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Martika Photography, LLC
4.9
from 70 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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  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
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Sarah P.
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From start to finish Nikki was positive and professional to work with and our wedding photos came out exactly the way we wanted! She took great care in researching beautiful locations in our area, planning for the forecasted rain, and making sure we were comfortable. All of the careful planning shows in the gorgeous photos we received. We could not recommend Nikki more highly if you are looking for a photographer to capture a private/intimate ceremony.

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Geral oris
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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!

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The Maestro Media
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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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!!

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WS Photography
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

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Snappybytes
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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Stacey C.
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Harry, of Snappybytes, did a wonderful job for our wedding reception photos. He was very professional and he dressed very professional as well. Harry was early, he was humble, and he was focused. He blended in well with our crowd and stayed in the background. Harry was so hardworking! He didn't sit down at all. I really appreciate Harry's flexibility, advice, and direction. Hiring Harry is one of the best investments I ever made because the photos are outstanding. He did a great job with portraits, candid shots, and he captured the scenery very well. I would hire him again because he's talented and his services are a great deal for the price. I highly recommend him for your event and I hope he's available for my next event!

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John Manning Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Joaquin B.
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great photographer

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Michael Courier Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ryan J.
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Michael is an incredibly talented photographer and genuine nice guy. He had great energy, took a variety of shots, and was committed to the entire process. I also appreciate his quick turn-around time with tons of pictures to choose from. I highly recommend Michael to anyone who is need of an event photographer.

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Retiro Photography
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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!

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RC Photography Chicago
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Glen C.
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When booking a photographer, Ronald is the way to go. He’s extremely willing to go the extra mile to help make sure your event/shoot goes well. He comes with his own ideas so don’t worry if you’re not sure about what you want to do. This is all on top of high quality work. You won’t be sorry booking Ronald!

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 20 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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eClarke Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Guadalupe S.
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During my undergraduate year at Dominican University, Eric photographed me for a school project. The project consisted of nude photography. His conduct with me was utmost professional. Eric made me feel comfortable and also asked for my opinion during the session with regards to lighting, positions, and adding props. I would highly recommend Eric's services. He is a great visionary and works well with various groups of people.

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Ryan Gorey Media
5.0
from 14 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
Molly W.
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Ryan was the photographer for my wedding, and I could not be happier with the photos. Him and his partner were professional, responsive, organized and incredibly easy to work with. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.

Actual Requests

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Need an Engagement Photographer

Chicago, IL

  • Photo shoot location
    Outdoors
  • Additional photo shoot details
    We haven't chosen a specific location for our photo shoot
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD
  • Total budget, including services and images
    $100 - $250
  • Also need a wedding photographer
    No
  • Details
    I'm looking for a photographer to take pictures of a proposal!
  • $178
    Average price

Need engagement photography

Chicago, IL

  • Photo shoot location
    Outdoors
  • Additional photo shoot details
    Please add details here (Grant Park or Sixteen Restaurant depending on weather)
  • Photo products
    I'm not sure
  • Total budget, including services and images
    $100 - $250
  • Also need a wedding photographer
    No
  • Details
    It's a surprise. Need to be inconspicuous while taking photos just prior to the engagement, then move in for intimate photos once we reach the spot / once I am on bended knee
  • $227
    Average price

Need a Wedding Photographer on April 26, 2014

Barrington, IL

  • Photo needs
    Wedding ceremony, Family photos
  • Details
    2 or 3 hrs. max. for ceremony and right after.
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