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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a photographer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to set up an appointment or a consultation with a photographer near you during the COVID-19 pandemic is by conducting an online search. Start by scheduling a call with the photographer. If possible, it may be better to use a video call service so that the photographer can get an idea of the site location. Take this opportunity to discuss safety measures you can take during this time, as well as whether it’s safe to complete the project now or simply postpone it.

Does a photographer need to enter my home?

There are many situations in which a photographer does not need to enter your home. It’s not uncommon for people to prefer to have their pictures taken outdoors. If you're hiring a photographer, maintain safe distances, avoid being in the same room, sanitize all involved surfaces and conduct payment using digital platforms. You can discuss strategies as you complete your search for local photographers.

How can I find out if a photographer is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Consult your city or state’s government websites, which typically have information on which services are deemed essential during the pandemic. 

For national information, visit CISA’s page on Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. Here, you can find 16 different types of essential infrastructure sectors that can continue operating unimpeded during the pandemic. But some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do photographers offer remote or virtual services?

Photography happens in person, but photographers may be able to offer other remote services safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, they may be able to offer editing and other post-processing services. 

If you see that a photographer is offering remote services in their profile, contact them and ask what those services include.

Can I use digital payments to pay for wedding and event photography services?

As digital forms of payment and money transfer are becoming more popular, wedding and event photographers are likely to use digital services. These include PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Venmo, Square Cash and more. As you search online for local wedding and event photographers, ask them if they accept digital payments and, if so, which ones you can use. And make sure to have a strategy in place for safe social distancing.

Reviews for Naperville event photographers
Cicily M.
I had a great experience. Antonio was our photographer, he took good pictures and was very pleasing person to be at the event.
Enevole IncEnevole Inc
Thumbtack Customer
The photographs are amazing, thank you Numra for using your creativity and skills to create a amazing story-line of the milestone event. Will let you know of the next event and would like to use your magic with the camera again.
Numra akram photographyNumra akram photography
Sandy H.
Beautiful pictures impressed we received our event photo gallery next day! Photographer was punctual, respectful and professional beyond thankful to Candidly Chicago! Outstanding work, and we will be using your services in the future! Thank you!
Candidly - Your Neighborhood Photographer  ChicagoCandidly - Your Neighborhood Photographer Chicago
Audrey O.
Niko was the first photographer to respond to my request. He was professional, punctual, and did an amazing job photographing my event. The room had difficult lighting and he did an awesome job and our pictures turned out beautiful. He exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend Niko if you want an excellent photographer that is reasonabley priced. Niko is a high quality photographer. Thank you Niko!
Niko menko photographyNiko menko photography
Mallory C.
Bill photographed the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's annual Take Steps walk in Naperville. He was punctual, professional and overall a delight to work with. We provided Bill with a shot list prior to the event and he fulfilled every request we had. The pictures were gorgeous and delivered very fast via a downloadable gallery. We could not be more impressed with Bill's work and we are grateful that we found him. We have already booked him to work at two more special events for our Foundation.
W. Biederman PhotographyW. Biederman Photography
Jaiseka H.
Dane was an absolute pleasure to work with! In his photography you can see that he really pays attention to detail, great at directing you when you’re not sure how to pose, and overall provides quality content. Even when my event felt somewhat chaotic, he was so sweet and accommodating. Really went above and beyond to provide great service. I would not hesitate to book him again in the future. 10/10 recommend :)
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