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Carmel Family Photographers

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TigerCat Photography
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa S.
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Tigercat Photography was hired for my daughters wedding reception. Rick was very professional, patient and easy to work with. He had all kinds of equipment and was prepared to get the best pictures possible. I would recommend Tigercat Photography to anyone. We will continue to use Rick for all our family photography needs. Thank you so much Rick we truly appreciate the job you done for us. Vanessa Smith

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  • 11 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hayley S.
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We are very pleased to have worked with Chelsea on some family photos we recently had done. We did a shoot outdoors and she found spots with the most beautiful fall foliage and background. She was extremely fun and engaging, but still professional in her work. The pictures we have seen so far have turned out beautifully. I highly recommend!

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bstagephotography
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Drew U.
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Brian was very professional and responsive during my time working with him. He was very flexible in his schedule and was able to accommodate some of the requests/shots I was looking for. I would recommend using him for future use by anyone who is need of a talented, and professional photographer.

Le'Anna Lee Photography
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Carey W.
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Christina is an amazing photographer. I was very impressed with the research she did prior to my session. She takes time to actually gauge - and accurately I might add - her subject's personality. I found her to be flexible as well as interactive. Furthermore, Christina offers suggestions- unlike some photographers who are just downright bossy. Very client-focused. I highly recommend Christina.

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Al Bracken Photography
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joey F.
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Al was simply delightful. He was very professional and made me feel much more comfortable than many other photographers. Give him a shot!

Walker Fotografy LLC
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Kasey D.
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We had a great experience working with Aaron! I would (and will be) highly recommend him to my friends and family!

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Extraordinaire Photography
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roger L.
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AJ is truly a courteous and professional photographer; a rare find in today's business world. Highly recommend.

Cory Harbour Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Maddi B.
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Cory did a fantastic job with my family! We included our puppy in our family photos and Cory went above and beyond to make sure we got some great shots! She was patient and flexible. She met us at our desired location, made sure we had plenty of pictures taken, and was flexible about payment options. She was phenomenal. We can't wait to use Cory as our family photographer as we continue to grow our little family!

RC Fine Portraits
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff H.
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Couldn't be more pleased with the quality and professionalism of ​this team of photographers. They have such an amazing talent for capturing great scenes which is exactly what we asked for and they provided us with first class service. Not only would we recommend them, we plan to use them again for another project. Looking forward to working with Rick and Chrissy again.

Foxlifevisuals
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joyce J.
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I watched Mr. Fox go from a dream to a reality when it comes to photography. He put great pride in his work! Whether he's taking pictures of his family and friends, nature, weddings, or professional basketball tournaments; he does with great pride! I would definitely use his services again for those special moments!

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Stories Told Photography
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jan D.
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Aaron took pictures of every person who attended our wedding vow renewal event and many extras as we visited with many friends and family!

Brittney Way Photography
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sharae S.
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Brittney has photographed my family on numerous occasions. She always makes us feel very comfortable in front of the camera and has a special ability to grab candid moments as well as posed moments. Brittney has taken photos of us in many different locations. Some were inside and some were outside. Depending on the varying places she's shot us at, it's as if I can see the wheels turning in her mind and she comes up with these brilliant ideas to embrace our surroundings. Not only does she capture us, but she also captures our environment within the photos which just adds that much more to the memories caught in the snap shot. She is very well rounded and has photographed everything from Boudoir photos for me to give my husband as a gift, to our wedding day. She's also taken our child's 12 month photos, she was the photographer at his birthday party, she captured life moments in our first home before we moved, and also maternity photos in our new city prior to the birth of our second son. I can't say enough about her artistic visions. She can find the beauty in literally any situation it seems. When I receive the photos after our sessions, I'm always blown away by how many great images she's given me to choose from. There's not enough wall space in my home for everything I'd like to hang! I could go on and on about how great my experience with Brittney Way Photography has been each time we've worked together. That's why we keep going back for more!

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Ceouna H.
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Everything about my session was amazing! Vanessa is an amazing photographer and makes you feel 100% comfortable and beautiful during the session! Amazing studio atmosphere, phenomenal photographer who delivers incredible results! I'm beyond happy with my senior pictures. They weren't typical, but they were amazingly different and unique! And she was willing to try new things and to be creative! Which is just what I wanted! I would definitely recommend and reuse Vanessa VonRouge's photography skills!

Paz Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Alvin J.
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I thoroughly enjoy my experience working with Paz photography! I was looking for a photographer to shoot some professional shots for my re-designed website for my business and I was overly impressed with her work. I had a concept of what I wanted to do but Briana went above and beyond to turn my concept into reality. She was prepared for the shoot, very knowledgeable in the various camera angles and lighting to catch the perfect shots. Thank you again for helping to make my business a success and I will definitely use Paz photography in the future.

BLeaD Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
We B.
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I love BLeaD Photography!

Wills Lost Camera
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Anna B.
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Great experience and beautiful photographs. Will is very attentive to detail and we have wonderful family photos due to his care and thoughtfulness.

JKF Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Greg D.
Verified review

Great photographers! They care about their work and strive to make each shot perfect. We can't wait to hire them for our future events!

Sally Wolf Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Randy M.
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Sally Wolf is not only an amazing person, but a professional that takes pride in her work. She took great photos of my family and my wife in her maternity dress. She even took suggestions on poses to use from our seven year old, which turned out to be phenomenal ideals. She was very punctual, responsive, and is worth every penny. We will definitely use her again for our infant pictures and hope to retain her as our family photographer for years to come. Thanks Sally and we cannot wait to see the pictures!

Mathias Kluemke
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen M.
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Mathias took photos of retail commercial real estate for us in Brownsburg, IN. The photos came out GREAT and he even provided a few drone shots as well. We will definitely be working with him again. Thanks!

celia nichole photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Allyson H.
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Nicki was fantastic! She was very responsive to messages and flexible with my hectic schedule. The session with her was super fun and comfortable. She was easy to talk to and my 1.5 year old clicked with her right away! My daughter will never sit still for pictures, but with Nicki she was giggling and having a blast getting her picture taken. I would highly recommend Nicki and will continue requesting her services for our family photography needs in the future!

Proline Photography
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa R.
Verified review

Mark was great to work with at Proline Photography! He was very prompt with all communications and the delivery of the final pictures. I work at a youth sports sponsorship company and we needed someone to go and take pictures at multiple baseball fields of players in our sponsor's jerseys. Mark was flexible with game schedules and was open to interacting with league coaches/families on-site. Our sponsors were highly satisfied with the pictures and we'll definitely work with him again in the Indianapolis area!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much do photographers charge for family portraits?

Family portraits are a great way to mark the passage of time, create lifelong keepsakes and have gorgeous-looking photos for your annual holiday card. The national average cost for hiring family photographers ranges from $150 to $200. Pricing can range higher depending on where you live, length of the photo shoot, the number of edited photos you request, and the background and reputation of your family photographer. Before hiring, make sure you understand their fees up front. Ask how many finished images are included in the quoted price and whether you will receive all the photos taken (not just edited photos). Ask whether you’ll be able to download digital photos or if you’ll have to print them or purchase digital copies through the photographer. Here are some average examples of family photographer pricing:

  • $175 for a one-hour studio session in Kansas.
  • $200 for a one-hour studio or outdoor session in Georgia. Includes two outfit changes, access to an online gallery, and about 200 high-resolution, edited digital photo files on a DVD, with permission to print.
  • $400 for a one-hour outdoor session in Southern California. Includes 25-30 fully edited photos accessible online or via CD/DVD.
  • $425 or more for a one-hour outdoor or in-home session in Illinois. Includes more than 50 professionally edited images, online access and print release.

Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

What should you wear for a family photo?

A family photographer captures your family in a series of professionally edited portraits. You can be goofy, you can be formal, you can be exactly how you want to be. To that end, you can wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident — feeling good translates to looking good in photos. However, top family photographers do have some style suggestions that will make your family photos more visually cohesive:

  • Ask the photographer for color suggestions if you’re doing an outdoor photo shoot. Location and time of day can affect which shades will fade in the sunlight and what will stand out in a good way.
  • Stay away from a mix of stripes or plaids on multiple people — the effect is too busy.
  • Steer clear of tiny patterns, which blend together too much.
  • Avoid wearing matching outfits.
  • Do wear outfits that are complementary in color.
  • Choose color over black-and-white outfits.
  • Do choose a theme, such as pastels, fall colors or summer colors.
  • Opt for tonally similar colors.  
  • Go easy on makeup for outdoor photo shoots.

Actual Requests

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Need Portrait Photography

Carmel, IN

  • Photo type
    Family
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Traditional/Classic (looking directly at the camera), Candid (captured in the moment), Natural/Environmental (photographed in an outdoor setting)
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Portrait Photo Budget
    $200-$300 (Basic)
  • Details
    Family of 5 including 3 children - 5yrs old and twin 1.5yr olds
  • $237.5
    Average price

Need portrait photography

Carmel, IN

  • Photo type
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, I'm not sure
  • Details
    need photos taken before graduation on 5/28/14
  • $117.5
    Average price

Need portrait photography

Carmel, IN

  • Photo type
    Other (Portraits for a women's league handbook)
  • Photoshoot location
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    Our group needs a photographer to take portraits for about 2 hours for a group of women for our handbook. It would be onsite on two different dates - on in April and one in June. I am interested in quotes.
  • $266.67
    Average price
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