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Valparaiso Outdoor Portrait Photographers

Browse these outdoor portrait photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Valparaiso.

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Carrie Leah Photography
5.0
from 93 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Carlos M.
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Working with Carrie was awesome! She is very personable and has a great eye for photography. We took some beautiful outdoor photos that I am very pleased with. I will be hiring Carrie for my next photo shoot. Thanks Carrie!!

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Kimia Emami
4.9
from 64 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Claudia C.
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I couldn't have asked for a better photographer! Kimia is very professional yet she feels like a very good friend! She will always update you through email/text and I always get a reply from her right away! She took my pictures in downtown Chicago and she picked out beautiful locations to take the photos. I had so much fun with her and I would 100% recommend everyone to hire Kimia!! Not only does she focus on detail, she is also very knowledgable about photography and she knows how to get the perfect natural lighting/angle in every picture. She made me feel comfortable and it was easy to express myself! All the pictures turned out amazing and I have never been more satisfied in the results! Her pricing is also very reasonable compared to other photographers in the area who charge almost double! She is perfect for portraits, weddings, family photoshoots, senior portraits, headshots, etc...! Her work is absolutely amazing and I will definitely be working with her again in the future! Thank you Kimia for a wonderful experience!

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Mike Sansone Photography
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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 52 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jessica R.
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I've had the pleasure of working with Abbey on several occasions. Most recently, she took photos of my impromptu civil wedding. She met my partner and I at city hall equipped with two bouquets of roses and ready to shoot. She captured the emotion of the moment despite the mundane setting and made a trip to the courthouse feel like a beautifully orchestrated wedding ceremony. If you're looking for a pro photographer with outstanding customer service, look no further; Abbey is the professional for you!

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Geraldine Oribhabor
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
TOPE F.
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After meeting with several photographers, she was the ONLY one my wife and i liked. Her professionalism is unlike any other - prompt with responses, super creative and pictures came on time.Geraldine has one of the biggest hearts of anyone I have ever met, and I was absolutely honored to have her play such an important role in my wedding. I can't recommend her enough.

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Sally Blood Photo
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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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Snappybytes
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Stacey C.
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Harry, of Snappybytes, did a wonderful job for our wedding reception photos. He was very professional and he dressed very professional as well. Harry was early, he was humble, and he was focused. He blended in well with our crowd and stayed in the background. Harry was so hardworking! He didn't sit down at all. I really appreciate Harry's flexibility, advice, and direction. Hiring Harry is one of the best investments I ever made because the photos are outstanding. He did a great job with portraits, candid shots, and he captured the scenery very well. I would hire him again because he's talented and his services are a great deal for the price. I highly recommend him for your event and I hope he's available for my next event!

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Retiro Photography
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Mark was wonderful! Due to our tight schedule, we ended up having our outdoor photo shoot on the coldest day of 2017 in Chicago. With a great sense of humor, easy going personality and adventurous spirit, Mark created a gorgeous set of engagement photos for us at not one but four different locations. He made our visions a reality and has given us incredible photos that we will always cherish! Don't hesitate to hire Retiro Photography for any of your photography needs.

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BirdyFinn
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 19 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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Visuals
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Pete Y.
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I was very impressed by the quality of my business portrait photographs taken by Mr. Vandever. He was professional, honest, detail-oriented, and an excellent value. I am really picky with photos, and I ended up with several great photos that were excellent. I originally contacted him because I had heard from two corporate executives that he is is the "go-to" photographer in Northwest Indiana for high-quality portraits. I definitely found that to be the case. I will use him for any future photo needs for myself, my small business, and my family.

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the 606 studio
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jillian H.
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Freddy was fantastic with my headshots/portraits for my personal website. He spent several hours with me and worked with me until I felt comfortable in front of the camera.

Moore Elite Photos
4.1
from 21 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
King B.
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Working with Dee is a great experience. Being one of the most sought after photographers in Chicago myself, Dee is one of the few photographers that I recommend to fill in for me when I am not available. She works hard, is good with people, and is creative. Great work, great service, great photographer. My only complaint is she doesn't charge enough for her work.

Ekaterina
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 12 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.

Hayden Humphrey Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Nathan G.
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I’ve seen a few photographers in the past and was unsatisfied with the results. Hayden knew exactly what I wanted from the get go asking me insightful questions and directing me the entire time. It was such a positive experience and the photos turned out great! I highly recommend Hayden!

Mathias Johnson Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Nia M.
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I am so happy with the job Matt did at our wedding! We threw a few challenges his way and he handled every single one with aplomb, and made us look really good, to boot! The first challenge was getting all our schedules sorted. My husband and I work odd hours, well outside normal 9-5, so meeting up with Matt and getting him to meet our coordinator and see the main space and the outdoor photo areas took a little wrangling. He made it work, no problem. He also scouted the outdoor location on his own time when we couldn't meet up. He was so easy to work with, bless him. He was so easy to work with. On the day of the wedding, he made it to our outdoor photo shoot location early, which was great. Unfortunately *we* were running behind, and we ruined our chance at photos in Humboldt Park's lovely gardens by showing up minutes before a freak torrential downpour. Didn't matter; Matt had us take photos in the cover of the boathouse, and the photos are gorgeous. I don't even miss the garden photos because the boathouse pics have such great drama and framing. The indoor ceremony and reception were held in one place (Revolution Brewing) so Matt shot us in waning indoor summer light, soft candle light, and the harsh glare of the florescent lights in the brewery. All came out great, even with our diverse wedding party--several shades of black, Asian, Hawaiian, and white. It's actually not easy to get good color balance in shots with that breadth of skin tones. He did an amazing job. And he was just fun to work with. Good sense of humor, easy-going, but always professional. Overall a great experience. I would highly recommend him.

  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Amy G.
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One of the best photographers I have worked with. He has a great level of creativity and artistic ability. He's a great man of character and a pleasure to work with.

Krista Weber Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Elizabeth J.
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Krista did an outstanding job of taking engagement photos for my daughter and her fiancé . Krista was the ultimate professional who is clearly a gifted photographer; she was able to capture all of their special moments and now we have beautiful photographs to remind us of this very special time.

3thirteen Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Charles L.
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Beautiful artistic portraits

Bolte Studio
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jesse R.
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To tell you the truth, I was nervous going into the session! My children can be quite wild.... Jake and his team totally understand that everyone has different comfort levels, and children can be insane when being photographed, they were so kind and patient, and really worked with my family in getting everyone on the same page. I honestly felt so taken care of, and they delivered the images in person to me a few days afterwards!! I truly didn’t expect them to be available that fast, my kids were in love with the pics they gave us! I will be returning again and again with my family every year/time we need a new portrait!!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Samantha H.
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Jennifer went above and beyond any expectations that I had. She was absolutely perfect, and made our wedding day THAT much better. She was jumping on counters to get every picture she possibly could! I could not have asked for a more perfect photographer to capture our wedding day. Her pictures speak for themselves.

Jenny Davis Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Beth A.
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Jenny took beautiful individual and family portraits for us. She was professional, made us feel comfortable, listened to our vision, and had suggestions that helped us look our best. I will definitely call her again.

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