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Valparaiso Affordable Wedding Photographers

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Studio Souza
4.8
from 129 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 331 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheryl C.
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I am so happy that my search for an experienced and affordable photographer for our son's wedding led us to Isabel Souza. When I viewed her profile on Thumbtack, I immediately knew she was the photographer of choice after viewing 5-6 other profiles as well. From the first meeting at her studio to the final moments of photographing Steve and Ka Yu's wedding and reception, Isabel was amazing! She has a calm, quiet and very patient demeanor while endeavoring to get the most from the posers. Her style is different from the normal "stock" poses and photos you get from other wedding photographers. She is very creative and as an eye in taking photos that "say" what she sees when looking through the lens. She captures the very thoughts of the ones she is photographing. Just several days after the wedding Isabel began posting wedding photos in small batches and they were absolutely beautiful! Isabel provided us with a wonderful montage of photos of Steve and Ka Yu's wedding day that will be forever cherished. Isabel is not only an excellent photographer but she is a true artist and it was a genuine pleasure to have met her and worked with her. If you are looking for something different in your photos, I highly recommend Isabel Souza.......she will not disappoint you!!

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 98 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sheila G.
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Carrie is amazing! We hired her as our wedding photographer in 2016 and she has since become our family photographer! In addition to our wedding, we have used her for birthday parties and also 2 Christmas card photos, she even gets my dogs to pose! Carrie is amazing!

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JAG Photography LLC
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Olga G.
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Best Wedding photographer ever! Personalized service, professional staff and a pleasure to work with!!

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy A.
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Kimia was so incredibly nice and sweet leading up to my wedding day. She is truly a master of her work in Photography. She is very professional and I knew I didn't have to have a worry about anything. Before the wedding she corresponded with me & provided a contract and invoice, very easy to make payment. I was very impressed. Her portfolio is absolutely captivating and I knew right away she would be the perfect choice for my wedding photographer. She arrived early and set up, talked me thru any photos during the craziness of the ceremony, my family loved her and respected her very much during the process. I can't even begin to describe the feeling of looking at the finished photos. I was sent a link to her website with all the photos and download links. You can even order high quality prints. The photos were so perfect it allowed me to truly look back and have a completely different experience of the wedding all over again. Every picture is perfect and I have never felt so beautiful. I now have special pictures to look back on for the rest of my life of the best day of my life. I give my highest review to Kimia!

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Geral oris
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy P.
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Geraldine photographed my wedding 3months ago and I couldn't be happier with the results.she did such an amazing job capturing the best moments! My baby shower is in a few weeks and there is no doubt I am hiring her again!

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tonya H.
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I must say that the Photobooth was the HIT of our wedding. It was big big big and our guest LOVED IT! I would recommend Willie to my friends and family! He was great and patient if anyone had questions!! Also, he worked hard to make sure the design we wanted on each strip was what we wanted! Overall experience was EXCELLENT!

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RC Photography Chicago
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
MAYRA M.
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Thank you sooo much Ronald for being at my daughter's event, The pictures are beautiful .! From now on You are the family photographer, as well as a friend, Thanks again! Will be back for a photo session Soon😄

Ekaterina
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon W.
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We were hiring Ekaterina to shoot our Family Pictures and we are more than happy to say that she exceeded all our expectations. She is very easy going and fun photographer and all our family being unprofessional in front of the camera was very nervous before actual start but Ekaterina put us all at ease right from the beginning so we didn't worry at all. It's very important to work with professional who knows how to direct families and at the same time produce great result. Very recommending! Thank you so much!

KMc Video Productions
4.5
from 35 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
David O. R.
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Wonderful Video! I used KMc Video Productions for our multi-camera wedding in July. They were friendly, professional and helpful throughout the entire process. They have a great process that lets you say what is most important to you and clarify the flow of your day, so there is no confusion the day of the event. I love the video and the videographer worked very hard to capture the spirit of the wedding. I definitely recommend KMc Video Productions!

Snappybytes
4.7
from 33 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Judy N.
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We hired Harry for our small simple wedding. The wedding was held at Pinstripes in South Barrington. We have not received the photos as yet because it was less than a week ago. Harry was very professional, showed up early and seemed to be everywhere snapping pictures. I can't wait to see the photos he shot! Even at the reception I got several compliments regarding how good he was. Harry was very easy to work with and eager to please. I highly recommend him for any occasion. Very reasonably priced as well.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alicia R.
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Didomi did the photography for my wedding & I could not be happier. David the photographer is easy to work with & very professional. He went prior to our wedding day & explored the area where our ceremony was going to be to get ideas for backgrounds & shots. The quality of our pics were phenomenal. He has a great eye. I have seen his work over the years as my friends have used him as a photographer, as well. His work has always been high quality.

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Retiro Photography
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah M.
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I can't say enough wonderful things about Mark and our experience with him as our wedding photographer. Mark is amazing to work with because not only is he incredibly talented, his easy-going personality made our wedding day so much more relaxed! We connected with him instantly and he goes out of his way to capture those small, wonderful moments that would have otherwise been missed. He is truly a gifted storyteller and it shows in the amazing images he creates!

JCPhotography
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy B.
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Wonderful. May 2, 2015 Celebration our 50th wedding anniversary we renewed our vows. Joan took pictures at the chapel and at the American legion hall where we had a great party We had many children at our party. she was so good at getting their pictures. Working with Joan has been a great pleasure. She works hard to get the great pictures and she does mind taking silly ones. My family are goof offs and hard to get them to take pictures. She was wonderful. We will work with her again and would recommend her highly.

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 26 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!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly D.
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Working with Ryan was a pleasure and I couldn't be happier with the photos he took. Choosing a wedding photographer can seem like a daunting task and I'm glad I found Ryan. Him and his assistant were helpful and creative when taking the pre-wedding photos with just my groom and me, and at the ceremony and reception they were attentive and present to capture every moment. Ryan made the picture-taking process fun, as well, and instead of feeling stiff and awkward with cameras pointed at us my groom and I were at ease and enjoying ourselves. Can't recommend him enough!

Smiling Shamrock Photography
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Coleen F.
Verified review

Blair and Ashley of Smiling Shamrock Photography did an amazing job capturing our wedding memories. They were both professional and fun, very easy to work with and I would highly recommend them

Loryn Eaton Photography LLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Lora C.
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Loryn photographed our wedding on 5/14/2016 and was awesome. We did an engagement session which helped us work together to decide what we liked best so we could do more of the same for the wedding. She did a great job blending her contemporary style with our more traditional style with beautiful results. She was always on time (early to be honest) for meetings and with our final gallery. The day of, she rolled with the punches and both she and the 2nd photographer were very supportive and encouraging, which really made for a stress-free day. After all the time we spent together before the wedding and during the planning sessions, I really feel like I made a new friend. Thanks Loryn !

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!

Gabrielle Sukich
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer B.
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Gabrielle is very friendly and easy to work with. Our wedding photos came out beautifully, both the candid and the posed ones.

Vra Photography - Chicago
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Christelle T.
Verified review

Veera was an amazing photographer, I just received my pictures and they look amazing, my family and I was so impressed with the results. Veera was very professional and super accommodating. He was very understanding when we were running behind schedule, and suggested awesome poses for the wedding party and the family pictures. I am so glad I went with Veera for my big day, and I would definitely recommend him to everyone.

London Bronx Media Group
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Maria A.
Verified review

Jeron and Tony were absolutely exceptional at my brother's wedding! Jeron, the photographer, captured every beautiful moment whether it was purposely posed for or just a genuine moment! Tony, the videographer, did an amazing job with the video! My entire family gathered around as we watched the video for the first time and we all laughed and cried at certain moments of the video! The quality of work from this dynamic duo couldn't have been any better! The ability to be so professional yet feel like an old friend was also a plus! We were highly pleased and highly recommend them if you're looking to capture a special moment/occasion in the near future! You will not be disappointed!!

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How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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Need Photographer

Valparaiso, IN

  • Photo needs
    Wedding ceremony
  • Photo style
    Candid (captured in the moment)
  • Guests
    Fewer than 20
  • Photographer required to travel to multiple locations?
    No, there's only one location
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD
  • Total budget for photographer's services and images
    $400-$600
  • Phone call or meeting
    Phone call
  • When is the best date for a call or in person meeting?
    As soon as possible
  • Best time
    Morning (9am-noon), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Engagement photos needed
    No
  • Details
    just small family photos
  • $378.33
    Average price
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