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The Still Life Photography
4.9
from 120 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 257 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cathy H.
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We had a great experience with Nicole. We met downtown Chicago for an hour session for family portraits. We included both indoor and outdoor photos and the entire experience went smoothly and quickly. We started right on time with Nicole having some times to scope out the surroundings and have setting ideas. We have young children so this saved lots of valuable time. We got some great city shots as well. Overall, the experience was exactly what we were looking for. Be prepared to pay up front, I'm not sure if all photographers expect payment first. But Nicole is wonderful to work with, already recommended to some friends!

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 97 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah G.
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Carrie did a fantastic job photographing my grandmother's 90th birthday party! She is professional, personable and talented. She was able to efficiently rangle 40 people including my grandparents and infants for a group photo and do it quick enough not to disrupt the festivities. She mingled well with the family without standing out. She was availble when we needed special photos and discretely photographed the event the rest of the time. My family was very impressed with the quality of the images and Carrie's aesthetic along with her presence at the party. I reccomended Carrie to photograph you family event or portrait for sure.

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Bourelle Photography
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Liz D.
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Steven is a very enjoyable, extremely talented photographer. I worked with Steven on a outdoor, Autumn-themed photo shoot in 2013, and I had a blast. During the shoot, Steven was friendly, lively, and full of amazing ideas. The photos that resulted from the shoot are gorgeous portraits that I was excited to use on my website and for other promotional materials. Steven also has an enormous amount of experience with event photography. I was lucky enough to be a subject in many of Steven's event photos from the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Gorgeous photos that capture the colors, energy and liveliness of the streets of Bristol. I could have not asked for a better experience with a a more lovely person. I would definitely recommend Steven as a photographer to any of my friends looking for portrait, event, and promotional photography.

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VisualEtiquette
4.9
from 87 reviews
  • 181 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

Jack Soltysik
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Marcos G.
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Jack has an incredible attention to detail and he plans meticulously all his shoots. He leaves nothing to improvisation but is ready to do so if necessary. Makes you feel at ease when shooting your portraits as well as understands what you are after when getting your architectural or product shots. He works very well accross a variety of disciplines and delivers outstanding results. He is very creative and has a very well trained eye for photography. I am very happy to have worked with him.

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Reem J.
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Kimia is an artist. She's very patient and pleasant to work with. The photography session was so much fun and we loved the final photos. We hired her twice and planning to work with her more in the future.

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Mike Sansone Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 110 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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  • 93 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!

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Geral oris
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel M.
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Anyone who has never had a photoshoot, I would highly recommend Geraldine. Geraldine and Tyler came in and were so helpful with capturing portraits for our company. I am beyond pleased with the photos she took! Cant wait until our next shoot.

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Kilroy Dunne Photography
5.0
from 53 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Louise M.
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Kristin is phenemonal!She was on time,she responded to me promptly and was friendly and professional.She let me do what I envisioned and more than willing to explain everything she does as a portrait artist.

  • 9 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia A.
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I hired Robert to shoot some boudoir photographs before Valentine’s Day. He is really talented, nice, and was very easy to work with in his studio. Despite being a mature woman, he made me appear elegant and pretty but with just enough spice to create an edgy/sultry look. I first noticed his work in a fine art show and he is equally talented with people. I am planning on using him in the future for a professional portrait as well. Highly recommend him.

Ekaterina
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Laura F.
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I did an outdoors portrait photography session with Kate and she made me feel comfortable from the moment I met her. The proses was fun and easy and the shots were beautiful! She gave me a lots of options as far as location , poses and lighting. Kate totally portrayed me at my best.

Snappybytes
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
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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Retiro Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 31 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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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary K.
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Chris was excellent to work with. He was punctual, professional, accommodating and had some great advice. He did a 28 person family portrait and then individual family shots and some candid pictures. Our proofs were ready in 48 hours. I would highly recommend Chris. He was great to work with.

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Studio Soo Inc
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
WoonJee J.
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Soo took my maternity portrait when I was 8months pregnant. I was a bit nervous because I can be a bit camera shy. ;) Soo and his wife are professional and caring and have a lot of techniques for helping me to relax and feel comfortable. Most of all, I felt so beautiful. ; ). I cannot thank Soo enough for the most wonderful experience! I was happy with not only the photos (photos are FANTASTIC) but my experience at studio Soo as well. I definitely recommend them.

Chicago Portraits
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Sushmitha S.
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Barney was incredible! He truly was the best any of us could've dreamed of, and we were lucky enough to have him as my bridal photographer . He was fun, energetic and in great spirits the entire time. You will NOT regret this decision when choosing someone to best capture your special day. Afterall, it is the first day of the rest of your lives. Cherish it always with Chicago Portraits Photography. Barney, thanks again for all you've done. I meant it when I said, "You're the best!".

  • 12 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole F.
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Was just recently married in pensacola beach. We found lori at portrait of light. Through the internet when we were searching for photographers as we are from canada. She was amazing from the start. Super friendly. Our pictures are amazing. Highly recommend lori and her services Nicole and derrick florence

Joe Robertson Photography
4.6
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Christian G.
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Joe is absolutely an amazing photographer. He made me feel very comfortable during the shoot and gave me a lot of tips on how to pose and express myself in front of the camera. Joe is energetic, professional, artistic, and creative, and his work is really stunning. I was very happy with the outcome. I would recommend him to anyone!

Josh Tortuga Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Erik H.
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Josh's pictures are professional quality, and he always knows how to take the best picture to fit the occasion. He is adaptable to any event, whether promotional videos to portraits.

ZALEZPHOTO Chicago
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie M.
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Francisco Gonzalez of Zalez Photography was a class-act from the first message to final photo delivery. We contracted him for a Chicago wedding--a destination wedding for us--and hired him after being attracted to his corporate photos (in particular, his handling of people and color). It was clear from the get-go he also has a lot of wedding experience. He captured all the big joys and little moments. He was encouraging for formal portraits and absolutely seamless for candid shots. When we got our photos, I kept saying, "I didn't even know he took that!" I credit Francisco's skill, experience, and creativity for getting us the photos we wanted--and his enthusiasm for making it fun! An all-around great experience. I would hire him again in a heartbeat. Thank you, Francisco and Zalez Photo!

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Need a Family Portrait Photographer

Libertyville, IL

  • Photo type
    Family, Children / Baby
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD
  • Details
    Family Photo Session
  • $197
    Average price
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