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Waukegan Family Portrait Photographers

Browse these family portrait photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Waukegan.

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 93 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 153 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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JZ Studio
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
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Missy M.
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Loved the pictures! Our photographer Jacob was great and very patient with my kids. Will definitely use them again.

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Bourelle Photography
4.9
from 93 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 165 hires on Thumbtack
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Anya M.
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Steven is extremely efficient. In addition to coming to us for our family portrait he got set up in minutes! We knocked out many different photo locations and poses, if you will, in less than an hour. It probably helped that this group included 4 adults. In addition to a great experience during our shoot, Steven was very quick to edit our photos and send over the photo samples. Love that we get 10 free downloads too!

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VisualEtiquette
4.9
from 83 reviews
  • 175 hires on Thumbtack
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Trevor H.
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We hired Emil to photograph our wedding, and he did an absolutely wonderful job. He responded quickly to all of our emails and phone calls, and his contract was clear and fair. He was present to photograph all of the important moments in our wedding (the "first look," the ceremony, speeches, dancing, family photos, one-on-one photos, the works) and he shot both indoors and outside without issue. He was attentive the entire time he was at our wedding, and he made sure to move around the room to capture guests throughout the night. We haven't seen the photos yet, but we're very excited to relive our wedding through the photos, and we'll update the review once we've seen them.

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Kathy Crane Photography
5.0
from 80 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
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Angela F.
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Kathy was fun, creative, patient with the kids, and captured some wonderful family portrait photos, along with a ton of super fun candid shots. I highly recommend Kathy.

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Martika Photography, LLC
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
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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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Jack Soltysik
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Gina R.
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We had our family portraits taken by Jack in Central Park and we had an awesome experience with him. We have a 2.5 year old and a 9 month old baby and they weren't the always cooperative during the shoot, but Jack was super professional and patient with our kids. He suggested great spots for our photos to be taken and they came out great. He also suggested poses for us, which was helpful as we have no idea what we look like on the other side! We really enjoyed our experience and would highly recommend him to others.

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 93 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 64 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
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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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Abbey Lauren Photography
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Savitha P.
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I had scheduled a photo session for family and new born portraits at home. Abbey did a great job, she knew how to keep my toddler son busy and at the same time have fun entire photo shoot. Very nice poses with the new born as well. She also was well equipped with lights, backdrops and props. I would definitely recommend her for the amazing work and passion she has for photography Thanks Abbey!! Looking forward to work with you again!

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Sally Blood Photo
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
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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!

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WS Photography
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ashley C.
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If you're like me, then you heavily base purchasing goods and services on reviews. I take feedback from others very seriously, so if you do as well but don't have time to read my full review just know - the WS Photography team were my FAVORITE vendor of my entire wedding and you just need to hire them now! If you do have time to read my full review, read on for more details. When I first found WS photography, I couldn't believe that such an amazing photographer was A. available for my wedding date and B. such an affordable price. I was in such disbelief that I showed their work to two of my friends who are professional photographers and graphic designers and they reassured me that WS was an excellent choice and had stellar portfolios. From our initial talks, I learned that Ana and Milan had only been in Chicago for a short time but have been shooting weddings around the world for years. Ana was so accommodating during our first talk and even sent over a mock timeline to help me with my decision making. After I hired them the communication was still amazing and we settled on a timeline that worked for all of us since my husband and I were doing a first look and shooting all the photos beforehand. Ana even helped me talk through saving time and money by letting Milan scout out places to take cool photos outside the venue instead of trying to get everyone on a shuttle to go downtown. The day of the Wedding, WS did not disappoint. They were on time and friendly from the beginning and got straight to work. They gave great direction and made everyone in our bridal party feel so comfortable. When we didn't know how to pose or what to do, they gave us direction and sometimes even moved us into the ideal places we needed to be! I think WS will be one of the busiest photographers in Chicago very quickly so do yourself a favor and get on their calendar NOW! The work and service are unmatched and you'll be extremely happy to have them capture your big day!

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Life on Prints Associates
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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Tina V.
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This year is my year. I decided to join a dating site. I know that the process starts with a great picture. You simply have to put your best foot forward. Well, I needed a photographer who understood my objective. Tony understood exactly what I wanted to achieve and he gave me many options for profile picture. I did not know which one to select. We went to two different locations with three wardrobe changes in the rain. He offered to reschedule and re shoot if the pictures were not what I wanted. He was very professional and efficient. His initial contact was within minutes of my request for proposal. He returned the finished product to me less than 48 hours later. I had many pictures from which to select. He then did additional clean up on my main photo. I think I have found a new photographer for my family.

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Retiro Photography
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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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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Snappybytes
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jigar M.
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Harry did couple of photo sessions (one for grand opening for enopi learning center in south elgin) and other one our family photo session, he took time and work or gave us lots of idea for memorable photos. He is very good with camera as well good with all age people and very professional. Very good job and very satisfied with results, thank you Jigar

Ekaterina
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 19 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.

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 24 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!

Studio Soo Inc
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jieun L.
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It was a great experience! We had a family portrait session for my father in-law's 60th birthday. The experience was great! He was very friendly and professional. And we love our photo results! Glad we chose Studio Soo to take our family portrait. We will be back for sure :)

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Laurie W. Photography
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shweta J.
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Laurie is not just a good photographer but nice person too. She made everyone in family comfortable during shoot and her ideas and props are nice too. It is nice to work with her and I'll probably hire her again for family photoshoots.

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Treasured Pics Photography
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Mike was great to work with for our family photos! The pics were great and he made the process of sending the photos for us to download very easy. Would highly recommend!

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