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Rockford Newborn Photographers

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Jack Soltysik
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Vin A.
Verified review

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!

Rinker Photography
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Greg B.
Verified review

David was very patient and clearly explained everything. He is a true professional who enjoys his work. I recommend Rinker Photography to others who require a studio photographer

  • 9 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Diana D.
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I needed a professional headshot photo in a short timeframe. Since I never had professional photos done before and had no idea how to find a good professional in order to help me out, I was initially relatively intimidated by the process. Looking up the websites from several photographers, most were only advertising wedding and recreational photography services. Robert put me at ease from the very beginning, showing me some sample headshots he took and explaining me the whole process as well as what I could expect. During all of my interactions with Robert, he has been very professional. Also, it is obvious that he is passionate by what he is doing. He overall did exceed my original expectations, delivering some excellent headshots in a very short timeframe!

Lindambarrett Productions
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Sue M.
Verified review

Good experience-Linda adjusted around our needs/dealing with rambunctious toddlers-photo shoot went smooth and quick turn around on viewing our photos.

Butter Half Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Lyalus L.
Verified review

Abby did a mini fall session with my 4 year old and my newborn. And she was great. She interacted with both kids as if they were hers. I loved how she captured every angle of them being kids. I also liked how she keep taking pictures as my oldest was just goofing off and climbing on things as we were cleaning up. I couldn't wait to get the pictures back. And when I did I fell in love with them all. I would recommend Abby to anyone that would need pictures taken. I would definitely have her take pictures again for my family. She is great, nice, friendly and takes great pictures!

BriAmo Photography Inc.
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Punam B.
Verified review

Briane is very professional. We hired her to take pictures for our son's graduation party. She is very flexible, helpful and very friendly - she provides service with a nice smile. She takes wonderful pictures. All the pictures came out very good. We are very extremely happy with her service.

L&L Photography
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Dena O.
Verified review

Kelly was so awesome to work with. She made my daughter and niece feel very comfortable and she had a lot of patience with them. She was extremely professional. Kelly was exactly what I was looking for in a photographer and the photos turned out adorable. I would highly recommend her and definitely hire her again.

Ally T. Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Cira L.
Verified review

My son was in a wedding that she photographed. She was fantastic.

Kayla's Kandids
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Colleen Keating K.
Verified review

We had Kayla's Kandids as our photographer for our grade school Daddy Daughter Dance - our attendance was over 150 families and Kayla did an amazing job! Everyone loved having the formal and fun picture options! Perfect combination of professional, fun and talented!

Photo Moxie Studio
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mikell C.
Verified review

Michelle was our wedding photographer in August, 2013. She photographed the wedding and reception, as well as the party the day before. The photographs are amazing, and she had them edited and ready to go quickly. I am especially impressed with Michelle's knack for capturing moments that could never be staged or planned. Michelle's pleasant personality combined with her exceptional skills and professionalism make her an excellent choice for a photographer. I highly recommend her services.

Deanda Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Jack S.
Verified review

My wife and I absolutely love Carol. She has captured images of my family of five from birth to our moment memorible holiday cards or grandparent gifts. We have used many photographers, but we always go back to Carol capturing the most magnificant moments. Money well spent...

Chris Raecker Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole E.
Verified review

Chris did a great job. My daughter needed some new shots for her portfolio and Chris was wonderful. He was professional, on time and made Hailey feel very comfortable. She really enjoyed the shoot and the pictures came out great. I would recommend Chris to anyone.

David Esmond Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Bailey A.
Verified review

David game to my home to take christmas card photos of me and my cat. He was very professional and friendly. The photos turned out great and David was very fast with the editing; the photos were taken on a Saturday morning and I had them by Sunday evening.

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Martha M.
Verified review

An amazing photographer who saved the day when my last photographer didn't work out. Thank you for everything!!

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kevin P.
Verified review

Maternity photo session. Great experience. Pictures came out amazing. Will definitely ask her to do a newborn photo shoot in the future.

Angelini Portraits
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Paula M.
Verified review

I received four responses to my request for a photographer and quotes. She was one of two photographers who sent me samples of their work and she also provided a link to her website with more samples. I was drawn to Mary's ability to capture the personality and soul of those she photographed. It was a pleasure working with Mary. She was prompt to respond and excellent with follow-up. If you need a great photographer and one who is open and great to work with, contact Mary!

Marc Hanson Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Candie R.
Verified review

Marc is a wonderful photographer with a creative mind to find the best poses for anyone. He loves to work with nature and the natural light, which makes the best quality photos! He is also very accommodating, whether it's offering his own yard for a photo session or coming directly to you! We have had multiple sessions with him and his photos cover my house! He is extremely professional and patient with my kids. He captures their most natural expressions and smiles by literally getting down to their levels and lying on the ground/floor with them! I would and do absolutely recommend Marc Hanson to anyone looking to get picture done!

Sunshine Photo
5.0
from 1 review
    Michelle Y.
    Verified review

    Shatoria is an amazing photographer, she has done our family photos the past two years and looking forward to have her as our wedding photographer!

    JSP Studios

    New To Thumbtack

      About

      We do commercial and portrait photography. We have been in business for over 20 years creating everything, from portraits to highly technical commercial shoots. We have a beautiful 6000-square-foot studio with client rooms and full kitchens. If you have a project, we'd love to talk to you about it.

      Anya Kubilus Photography

      New To Thumbtack

      • 8 years in business
      About

      I think that my work is more unique in the fact that I love shooting with a large aperture. This means that my photos have a distinct focal point and you can notice that immediately. I also have the ability to capture moments that might otherwise go unnoticed by everyone else.

      • 5 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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      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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