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We hired Mark for my Indian engagement party, which included a couple's shoot. We had Mark do the photography and his wife do videography. Mark made sure to keep in touch regularly in the weeks leading up to the event. He would ask us ample of questions and he also researched the Hindu engagement ceremony to be able to better capture the important moments and we really happy with that. On the day of the event, they arrived exactly on time, in fact 30 mins earlier than we expected, giving enough time to set up the cameras, lighting and conduct a photoshoot before the event. Very professional attitude throughout the function. He was very hardworking, and my entire family noticed it. He's one of the only vendors at our event that we felt fully satisfied with. Same goes for his wife, who was taking videos. When the pictures came in, we were in complete love with them. Very high quality and artistic shots. Mark was able to capture the event beautifully and the editing was on point too. I had a bunch of suggestions for editing and Mark was nice enough to incorporate those ideas when editing some important pics, and they came out great. The video was okay too, Mark supplied us with 3 copies of a DVD with the main highlights of the event and also an SD card with basically everything they had captured. We wanted to make sure that the ceremony, speeches, performances, games and free-dancing elements of the night wouldn't go unnoticed and we didn't want to burden any of our close friends or family to take videos for the entire night. That's when we got the idea to hire a team of two photographers and have one of them do the video. Mark's wife is not a professional videographer so some videos were shaky and kept going out of focus but that's because they didn't have a professional video camera which we agreed on to begin with. Overall I have no complaints with this team and I will definitely be hiring Mark and his wife for other family events.
Cristi arrived on time and took over 700 photos. Most of the shots were excellent candid shot which captured the essence of our event. He included a large number of structured photos with family and friends. Picture quality is better than expected. I had asked that his set up not interfere with the event and he delivered - I hardly knew he was on the property the entire afternoon/ evening. A good value for his pricing. I would use his services again.
We hired Party Favor Photo for a community festival that involved a LOT of kids and people who had never used a photobooth before. The staff was super professional and patient. They made sure each person got a photo, helped set people up in the right place to get the best photo, and moved the line along quickly so everyone could get a photo. As far as communication beforehand, they were very responsive and the online process (contract, questionnaire, etc.) made things very easy. They customized a background for our event that people are VERY excited about. As a non-profit working in low-income neighborhoods, many of our residents don't have photos at home, so our residents were excited to be able to have fun family photos. A few said they were going to frame them! And the customization added another layer of uniqueness to the experience. Finally, they were generous enough to work with our budget (as we are a non-profit), but I would have NO problem hiring them at whatever rate - they were fantastic! Other members of our organization are wanting to use them for future events once they saw how popular the booth was and the quality of the photo printouts. Thanks so much!
Julie did a in-home newborn/family photo session for us and she made it so enjoyable! She is great with guiding you what to do through each photo and she’s not afraid to tell you where to move, or what to look at. Previous photographers weren’t as assertive and made it very difficult for us to know what to do. Our pictures turned out amazing! If you use her you won’t be disappointed!
Amazing service! Amazing photographer's. They arrived early and ready to go. Friendly and loving people who treat you like family. They truly made our wedding day special and all about us. They listen and are full of great photo ideas. I can't wait to see all of our wedding photos. If I could give them more than 5 stars I would. I will be recommending them to everyone I know. If your in need of great photographers for your special event, DO NOT look any further. Primtyme Photography is the best!
My experience with Elmo Laing was a powerful trigger of personal memory---from light, to set-up, to processing. By all accounts, he is a meticulous craftsman. Through his eyes and indelible images of my party guests, I am still reliving this momentous occasion ---my 60th birthday celebration. In photograph after photograph, Elmo captured every mood and motion of the affair. He documented the dancing, the band, the striking group portraits, the cake, the room decorum, and of course--ME. His photography has played an important role of constructing memory because the stories leap from their stills. His images are stimulants for remembering---happy lives, families and friends, and what & how we celebrate. I hover over these images! That’s what fantastic photographers do….they show the environment, they show what they saw and they work to compose the best for YOU. That is exactly what Elmo Laing produced for me. Oh, wait a minute, did I mentioned that he is patient, polite, and precise with posing & positioning—a good photographer. Thank you, Elmo for your artistry, storytelling and technical ability. Pamela Lamberth
He came to my house to do some portrait-type photography. I appreciated that Joe was relaxed and friendly and didn't seem rushed. I got the photos back from him very quickly. He was helpful in suggesting good backgrounds as well. I was very pleased with the end result. I think he'd make a great family photographer also.
I found Doug on Thumbtack and was pleased to have him photograph my wedding this past October. First, I was so pleased to meet him before hand and see more of his work so I knew what to expect. But more than that, I realized that Doug is an exciting, interesting, and cheerful person which made the experience even better. He has an artistic eye and really made some beautiful memories that made me excited to have him shoot my big day! During the day, Doug captured fantastic moments and was flexible when we wanted him to get a specific person or time. He was over all energetic and cheerful! I had a few friends that are amateur photographers also take pictures for us and Doug took the time to answer some of their photography questions and giving them tips - going above and beyond his call... Finally, my pictures came out beautiful and in a timely manner. I can't thank him enough for capturing our day and producing this precious keepsake!
Chris is most professional and creative. His work is outstanding, excellent and unique. He did my daughter's senior portraits outdoors and included candid shots that are my favorite even now 4 years later. He then took photos of my children outside in beautiful historic scenery. I also have his photo of a lighthouse hanging in my living room. My daughter and fiancé have now hired him to take their wedding photos. It will be a day to remember and I know we can trust Chris to bring those memories to life in pictures. He is 'c'est magnifique!' Chris you are just the best out there!
Monique Michael was outstanding . I am so happy and impressed with the photos of our wedding she captured every moment I got the package with 2 photographers Greg and her were awesome. Their work was so great and the exceeded our expectations by miles. They are great people also. Both of them by the end of the night were loved by everyone in attendance. they knew when to be visible and when not to the were so kind and helped posing some shots got great candid shots and were extremely creative. they got the work back quickly and were very fairly priced . I am so glad I used this site and will continue to us M&M photography for all events of our lives. If you are looking for great work and great people look No further. THIS IS BETTER THEN GREAT ALL AROUND AWESOME PEOPLE AND INCREDIBLE PHOTOGRAPHERS!!!!!!
William is a true professional in every sense of the word. His expertise in achieving the goals I had for new professional portraits was top notch. He intuitively understood what I was going for before I even said the first word about it. He was flexible with storage options for the photos as well. Being in the spotlight as a magician makes it necessary that I have updated photos for publicity purposes, but I hate mostly every photo of myself but with his extensive knowledge of incredible lighting effects, William was able to create no less than 20 incredible images for me to pick from. I will definitely be making Tamarack Images my go to photographer for all my professional photos from now on and highly recommend that everyone else do the same.
Mark was absolutely phenomenal as the photographer for my wife's 40th birthday party. He came early, stayed late and captured the story of the event better than I could have imagined. He was great with requests for specific group shots and he not only got us our photographs when promised, but also provided a web preview so we could share with our friends almost immediately afterwards. I asked my wife to choose a photographer based on her impression of their online portfolios alone, and we both selected Mark (she didn't know that he was also the lowest-priced bid we received). He should be charging more. He's well worth it.
Ian did a newborn photo shoot for my daughter in June. He came prepared with vignette ideas and appropriate props was able to work in the outfits blankets and toys I brought. He was professional in his direction and gentle in posing my daughter. The photos were fantastic, and my daughter shined beautifully through his work. He was so incredibly easy to work with, I will definitely use him for photos in the future.
Vijay is one of the best photographers I’ve worked with. Not only were his final pictures extremely high quality, but he made every effort to make sure they exceeded expectations along the way. Highly recommend!
Joshua is one of the best photographers I've ever met. From the beginning of my search for a photographer, Joshua's work and professionalism stood out among the others. While I needed headshots, I also wanted something different, something other than the generic canned ones we've all grown accustomed to seeing. I wanted something casual and spontaneous but certainly not a selfie. As soon as I saw Joshua's portfolio, I knew he was the right one for me. This conviction was confirmed even before I met him in person. Joshua was forthright and proactive in laying out the logistics of what to expect in advance of our appointment. The day of the shoot, he arrived ahead of schedule and allowed enough time to talk with me about his style, his work, and listen to what I wanted and expected. Once the camera started rolling, he made me feel comfortable and at ease and gave me step by step directions of where he wanted me, and what he wanted me to do. I didn't feel like I was posing but stood and acted like I normally do. This gives a much more natural, effective, and stand-out photograph, and I am very pleased with the results. Joshua is friendly, personable, highly skilled at his trade, and very conscientious. He's a consummate professional and has very reasonable rates. I highly recommend Joshua and encourage you to take the time to familiarize yourself with his work. Next time you need a photographer, you now know who to call.
We were SO thankful to find Monumental Arts and K on such short notice - we had our wedding in a museum in Alexandria and our friend, an amateur photographer, fell through just 2 weeks before our February 21st wedding - I was so scared because the wedding photos are SO important to me, I even still have my parents album and their wedding picture at home! He met with us and we discussed our wedding plans, laid out our timeline, and he showed me the most beautiful wedding albums and enlargements from weddings he photographed before - my fiancé even liked them! We decided right then and there Even though we were just having a shorter wedding, nothing all day, we still went with his more expensive collection (I think it was the Sapphire Collection) because we knew we would be getting an album and wanted two photographers. He showed up on the wedding day and walked us through everything we asked for - even suggesting some outdoor pictures I didn't expect to get because the weather turned out beautiful!! Plus, he stayed an extra 30 minutes after things starting running behind, which was so nice of him. We are so thankful for his work and professionalism! We met with him to discuss the photos we want in our album and to order enlargements, and he made it so easy to do everything. I have two other friends getting married this year in Northern Virginia, and we've definitely recommended K and his team to them!
Oh my God... Where do I begin? Priscilla is hands down the best photographer my husband and I have met. Pri brings so much energy and passion to what she does, that it's contagious. Her customer service from the moment you reach out to when she delivers your images is spot on. She is open to ideas, creativity, and let's you take control of your shoot, if that is what you are into. Dealing with Priscilla is not like dealing with someone you hired to take your pictures, but a friend that just so happens to be taking your pictures. I do not regret a single thing about choosing Pri as our engagement photographer. We are amazed by the results!! We definitely will be recommending her to all our friends and family, and will be using her as our family photographer for years to come. Thanks Pri!
Tina was simply amazing. My corporate head shots are amazing due to Tina's ability to bring out the best in her clients. A great photographer makes all the difference in the world and that is who Tina is!
We hired Lizzy to help us take pictures for my father's 90th birthday. We did a lot of family portraits and singles. We also used Lizzy to take pictures of the event. Lizzy was sweet and very professional. She suggested many ideas during the picture taking process. She was very patient with my father who moved slowly. Thanks Lizzy you were great.
Winstead is an outstanding photographer! This was my very first photo shoot and he prepared me for it exceptionally! He recommended the type of attire I should bring, he recommended how to pose, which stances to make and when! In the end, the pictures looked prolific! Crazy part is, you get so much outstanding service and his price is the most competitive out of all the other thumbtack photographers recommended to me! Save yourself the hassle and stress--hire Winstead and you'll be glad you took this recommendation! Be blessed!
Robert Mang was very helpful throughout the planning process for photos of our 50th anniversary party - timing, locations, suggestions. He arrived at our home so we could catch the last light of the day for outdoor family photos and took many different groups and arrays plus some candids. He then followed us to the restaurant and took photos of our guests as they arrived and some candids. We expect to see the finished photos within a week or two, but expect they will be great based on his website photos. Robert's pricing was within the range that we had specified to Thumbtack. Thank you, Robert!