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Laurel Event Photographers

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Doug Sanford photographs
4.9
from 144 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 240 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer F.
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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!

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Party Favor Photo - DC
4.8
from 111 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Teri O.
Verified review

Very Professional group. A little hiccup occurred before the event and it was handled quickly. Excellent people at the event and photo booths were set up and ready to operate on time.

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Greg Dohler Photography
5.0
from 104 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 188 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Danielle H.
Verified review

I needed to book a photographer for an event out of state that I would not actually be attending myself. Greg was very easy to work with, responsive, and the photos of our event came out beautiful. If we have an event again in the MD area, we will certainly be reaching out to Greg!

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Joshua Fernandez Photography
4.9
from 96 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John M.
Verified review

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.

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Pure Light Images
5.0
from 84 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathy K.
Verified review

I met Laurie at a showcase of photographers and instantly saw her work was the style I was looking for to capture our wedding. After chatting a few minutes, I knew I wanted to work with her. My husband-to-be was not a fan of having his picture taken. I knew this was going to make the day challenging, but Laurie was a true professional. She was able to get great shots of us without a lot of fussing. It was important to us that she not be intrusive and allowed us to enjoy our wedding and reception while still capturing our memories. She understood what we were looking for and delivered perfectly. I was impressed when Laurie first arrived that she quickly scouted the property for the best locations to shoot. She arrived early enough so this did not take away from the time we had for pictures. Laurie was friendly, professional, and blended very nicely with the group. Our pictures tell a great story of a beautiful day, thanks to Laurie's vision.

The Marvelous Real
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
Sanya O.
Verified review

Gabe was very creative, enthusiastic, and professional. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an event photographer. The guests love Gabe! Keep up the great work!

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Chris Paulis Photography
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Philip M.
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Able to create the look I was after for my products after going through 4 other Photographers.

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D.I.M. Productions
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
JuDawn K.
Verified review

D.I.M was awesome.. They were very professional, friendly and punctual. At the time of writing I not received my pictures because my event was just last night (less than 24 hours) but I am really looking forward to seeing everything and am sure everything will be beautiful. Thank you Karmin and Ashley..

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Quantized Pixels, LLC
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gretchen P.
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Great experience working with Gethro. He was one of the few photographers in the area who could provide printed photos on the spot (with our company logo, no less) and we were very happy with his work.

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Saint Elmo Photography
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pamela L.
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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

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Jeff Berger Communications
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kirsten H.
Verified review

Jeff is by far one of the best photographers that I've had the pleasure of ever working with in my career. His photos are superb and his professionalism is exceptional. I will definitely hire him for all of our D.C. based shows.

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Julie Bonebrake
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maisy C.
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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!

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Nandor Nagy
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eszter R.
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Nandor was the photographers at our worship service last month in Washington DC. He was reliable, communicative, very creative and professional in every way. I can only recommend him as an excellent photographer.

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STUDIO PRI
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sars K.
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Studio Pri is amazing! We hired Studio Pri off of Thumbtack and have absolutely no regrets in our decision since there are so many photographers out here! We also used them for our engagement photos which turned out beautifully! Priscilla and her team are easy going and very personal. They make you feel comfortable taking photos since most of us aren't used to it! Priscilla was very responsive to emails and got back to me within 1 day. They had our wedding photos and engagement photos ready for us within weeks! We are amazed at how good we looked in them and would definitely used their services again. Thanks so much for capturing all the amazing moments at our wedding :D

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LNJ Designs Photo
4.7
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matt H.
Verified review

I hired Leslie to do a photo shoot of a company meeting I was hosting in Washington DC. Leslie was great. She was very easy to communicate with in advance - I was coming to an event from out of town and she made it really easy to work with her. She captured great moments and photos turn out really well. She also does a same day delivery of key shots and then had 100s of the event photos edited and ready for me within a week! I recommend Leslie for event photography and will use her if my company is in DC area again.

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PicaBoost Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jatin R.
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Metin was on time, friendly, professional, and took nice photos for our event. Great work!

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Naomi Lynn Photography LLC
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patricia S.
Verified review

Naomi is an excellent photographer who is easily attuned to the desires of her client. She is flexible, reasonable and easy to work with. The photographers are of high quality and captured the most significant moments. We would use Naomi again.

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Tony Ventouris Photography
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Reagan U.
Verified review

Tony was professional and explained the contract, set up, and process in full detail. We had to reschedule the shoot at the last minute and he was understanding. If you need a professional photographer, I highly recommend Tony.

KJB Photography
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Robert D.
Verified review

Kasheem did an awesome job. Our wedding was a very NON-Traditional , self united wedding performed at a camp ground. Kasheem arrived early and stayed as long as we needed him. he took a ton of photos and reviewed them with me to make sure they were ok. He was very friendly and open to our irregular format. He wasted no time getting our photos edit and ready for download. We will recommend his service to our family and friends and will hire him again if we need a photographer..

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JustInFocus Photography
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Justin and I started a conversation a little over a week ago. I was looking for a photographer who would be able to take us some couples photos for the holiday season. From the very start, Justin was punctual and he continued to be punctual through to the delivery of the photos. Often times when people hire photographers, people complain that photographers lose momentum once they’ve been offered the gig or once they’ve received payment. This is absolutely not the case with Justin. Justin’s punctuality definitely has been a plus point all the way. I also appreciated that Justin works with clients across varying price points. In addition, I must say Justin’s offer was definitely reasonable given that we’re situated in the DMV. Interacting with Justin, one of the first things I let him know was that I just wanted a quick photo shoot that would be a leg up from our usual selfies. Justin understood exactly what I was expecting out of our photo shoot. Justin and I worked out the details over text, and the photo shoot was quick and effortless. Though I didn’t end up calling him myself, I did pass on Justin’s phone number to a few colleagues of mine - he had such a great offer that I had to share with others! On that note, if you need to hop on the phone to talk details, just ask for his phone number. I am absolutely all about Pinterest and all things Pinterest related. I had ideas of poses but when we met up, my mind sort of went blank (I blame the cold!) and Justin had great ideas which resulted in some beautiful photos of the two of us. I also have to praise Justin’s understanding of space, lighting, and photography concept. Justin took a handful of posed and candid photos, which we both appreciated. Not only is Justin talented, but he is easygoing too. And that’s definitely a plus point when hiring a photographer. If you can’t be yourself around your photographer or if the photographer can’t get you to feel relaxed and at east, then you might as well throw in the towel because you won’t get quality photos. Thank you, Justin, we love love love our photos!! PS: Hire Justin. If my photos are any testament, I’m sure you too will be more than satisfied with yours!

sjsFoto
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer N.
Verified review

Saul is an incredibly talented photographer and an amazingly talented creative professional. He not only takes great photos but also has an keen artist's eye during the editing process. He can use graphic design and photo editing to take photos to another level. I have worked with Saul on award-winning news coverage and seen just a sample of his wonderful work. He is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. I highly recommend his services.

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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 a Wedding Photographer

Jessup, MD

  • Photo needs
    Wedding preparation (e.g. getting ready), Wedding ceremony, Wedding reception
  • Photographer required to travel to multiple locations?
    No, there's only one location
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Physical proofs and prints, I'm not sure
  • Total budget for photographer's services and images
    $400-$600
  • Engagement photos needed
    No
  • Details
    I am not sure if it will be 6 or 7 hours but around there. We get married in the courthouse in September but we are now doing any formal wedding renewal of the vows type thing. Formal dresses etc. The wedding is May 1 at 6pm. And we will be getting dressed at the same place as well. The wedding and reception are in the same place although the wedding if weather permitting maybe outside. If not all will be inside
  • $525
    Average price

Need a Wedding Photographer

Jessup, MD

  • Photo needs
    Wedding ceremony, Wedding reception
  • Guests
    150-200
  • Photographer required to travel to multiple locations?
    Yes - describe distance/mileage (5 miles)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Physical proofs and prints
  • 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
    Evening (after 6pm)
  • Engagement photos needed
    No
  • Details
    wedding ceremony at church and reception at Martin's Carters
  • $598.75
    Average price

Need a Sports Photographer

Columbia, MD

  • Type of sport
    Other (triathlon)
  • Indoors or outdoors
    Outdoors
  • Athlete age range
    Adult
  • Photo usage
    Personal use, Website
  • Types of shot(s) needed
    Individual action shot
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, I'm not sure
  • Number of shoots
    Multiple
  • Details
    I am a triathlon coach and I am working at building my website.
  • $900
    Average price
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