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  • 3 years in business
  • 182 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 24 min

Amy P.

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Steve was excellent. He agreed to take a family portrait while we were all together. Christmas week. He was great corresponding prior to the portrait date and afterwards. The data if the photo shoot he arrived early, scoped out some good places to do outdooor and indoor shots. He was extremely reasonable for the time involved. The photos were available online the next day. We could not be more pleased..., thank you Steve! We highly recommend you!

Kelly D.

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Great photographer! Pictures turned out lovely. 5 stars!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 235 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Johanna R.

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Tamisha is AMAZING. Worked with grandparents down to a 3 yr old and managed to catch great shots of all 11 of us! Shes so reasonably priced and more professional than most of the photographers I've worked with. I think I've found my family photographer for life!! :)

Jamie N.

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Tamisha was so wonderful to work with. I found a photographer for life. She capture some amazing shots of my family that will treasure.

Keyoni B.

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My experience was amazing! She's a great photographer, also she is very good working with kids.

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 25 min

Latorria M.

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Kelley Bennett is a professional at what she does.I worked with an Event Planner for my Baby Shower. She suggested a professional photographer to take pictures of the decor and to make sure every moment was captured through out the day and that was exactly what Kelley did. She showed up on time and got beautiful photos of the decor and set up before my guests arrived. We had a few hiccups with my event not starting on time, but she was still flexible enough to stay past our official contracted time. She got countless photos with my guests and my fiance and I and she got photos of the guests enjoying themselves though out the event (candid). There were some chaotic moments like unwrapping gifts that she captured with ease, a camera phone wouldn't have even come close. Even after the event she has worked well with my event planner getting her the photos that she needs and getting the print cd to me in less than a week so that I can have the photos I need. It was definitely worth the investment and I have already spoken with her about newborn photos and family photos. As long as she is in the Gainesville area she will be my go to Photographer for all of my photography needs. I have also recommended her to a friend who is getting married later this year. Choose Kelley and you will not be disappointed!

Dana V.

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Kelley was our photographer for a Grand Opening Event. She captured everything that I requested with an artistic eye! There were wonderful still shots of the food, alcohol vendors and clubhouse and great candid shots of the attendees! I would definitely recommend Kelley to be your photographer and would use her services again.

  • 11 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 min

Allison C.

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I needed a head shot to put on the hospital website for my new job. This was my first time using Thumbtack. Mark was the first to respond and I ultimately chose him for the job because I thought his pricing was reasonable and he had many positive reviews. His photo studio is behind his house in a quaint neighborhood in Chapel Hill. I had a hard time getting my hair the way I wanted, but Mark was very patient and didn't make me feel rushed. He even held the camera phone (to use as a mirror) while I did my hair several times. The whole experience took about 45 mins after arrival. I paid after the photo shoot and received digital copies of the photos the very next day. The overall experience was positive and I would recommend Mark for the job! The only constructive feedback I have is to have a large mirror available in the studio.

Laura E.

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Mark came to our home to take some family photographs outside. He was very patient which was helpful since we had family visiting from out of town and our 18 month old decided he didn't want to be held or cooperate. I was thinking we probably didn't get any good shots, but Mark came through and had some amazing shots. Would definitely recommend!

Jessica M.

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Mark was the first to respond on thumbtack. The process was easy. He was very flexible with scheduling. I met him at this house for the photo shoot. He then turned the pics into professional, polished headshots! I’m very happy with the process & the quality of the photos. I would definitely recommend Mark Terry for your photo needs.

TOP PRO
  • 13 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 min

Savannah B.

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I could not have found a better photographer. Brad was so attentive to every little detail. He took the photos that I wanted and best of all, he enjoyed a little in our day like we asked him to. He has awesome work with natural light, and his pictures just look so amazing His work is that of those $2000+ photographers, but his price is not that! I would absolutely recommend him to anyone that does an outside wedding! Thank you so much Brad!

Megan S.

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I recently had a portrait session for my two year old with Brad, and I couldn't be more pleased! Not only did the pictures turn out great, Brad was great to work with! He was not only personable but patient with my daughter! I look forward to working with Brad for my future photography needs and would most certainly recommend him to family & friends!

Betty C.

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It is fantastic and both of my parents and me like this photographer

  • 10 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 35 min

Nicole S.

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I don't even know where to begin, Dave is AMAZING! He went above and beyond for us. He was by far my favorite vendor we hired. He met me out at our venue months before the wedding to look around and get a feel for it. Anytime I had questions, he would answer me almost immediately. I got so many compliments on not only his photos but him as well. Everyone told me how much they loved my photographer and how awesome and funny he was. The photos turned out gorgeous. I was blown away at how great of a job Dave did. I could not have asked for a better photographer and am so happy that I had the opportunity to work with Dave. I will definitely be contacting him again very soon for family portraits.

Tabatha J.

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Myself and my kids had a family portrait session with Dave, downtown Fayetteville....what an awesome experience!! Dave made us feel comfortable and at ease!! Can't wait to book oureport next session!!!

Beth D.

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Dave is a good photographer but more importantly a good guy! He will do his best to make you feel comfortable and this will show through the beautiful pictures he takes!

  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

Jon T.

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With my experience of photographers I can honestly say Phillip is one of the better photographers in the field today. The price is fair and the shots taken seem to be well thought-out from the years of experience. All around a good job! The only thing that I would say to be aware of is the time frame of the shoot. I was expecting to be in and out for the most part, however Phillip is somewhat meticulous of the shots and you can really notice the attention to detail when you get your final product. So just be prepared if he’s not happy with what it looks like you’ll be there until it is right. Thanks again, Jon

Janice R.

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After years of photos and photographers we finally had a photo we loved and felt like we could display and share with our family. Phil knew exactly how we needed to be posed to achieve the result we wanted. He also has taken some wonderful pictures of our granddaughter, property and our dogs. We were totally happy with Thalheimer Photography and highly recommend them.

Kim M.

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Phil did a great job for diverse needs at our university. He was able to be flexible as we had quite a few projects including indoor, outdoor, portraits, people, landscapes, sports, etc. His return of our pictures was timely and helpful for deadlines we had. We enjoyed working with him.

  • 5 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Cary, NC

Karla S.

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Jen has always been there to capture every stage of my life - from our wedding (she flew from NC to Puerto Rico to shoot our wedding), maternity shoot, to the birth of our baby boy. I called her the day he was born and she came to the hospital the very next day! She was so excited to capture his first picture! She's so professional, always responsive, and punctual. But what I love the MOST about Jen is her creativity! I plan to use Jen exclusively for years to come!

Selena M.

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She is amazing! This was my first time doing this and she made me feel comfortable and beautiful. She was a true joy to work with. Looking for an excellent and professional photographer? Hire her you will not be disappointed.

Melissa C.

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Our family portraits came out beautifully. Would definitely hire again. We got proofs back super fast. Great value and quality!!!

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Amanda M.

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I had a wonderful experience with Doug! He was very funny, easy-going, and made me feel comfortable during our outdoor photo shoot in breezy, 50 degree temperatures and moderate sunlight. As someone whose face tends to awkwardly freeze up after holding a smile for more than 4 seconds, he was very willing to work with me and knew all the right angles to capture my best face. The quality of the pictures I received were phenomenal; I wasn't sure of the specific style of photos I wanted, other than "a nice, outdoor portrait of myself for social media purposes", but Doug gave me a mix of well-edited photos in various styles that could easily be applied to more professional uses...like say, a book cover, or, a billboard, or a collage. His pricing is extremely fair and competitive for this area, and I received the edited photos the very next evening! I will definitely be hiring him again soon and encourage all Raleigh-folk to do the same.

Ashley R.

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Doug did a fantastic job on our engagement pictures, he picked out a beautiful place and was very fun and easy to work with and he got our pictures to us the very next day! We loved how the pictures turned out so we are booking him for our wedding!!! So glad we found a great photographer with such a reasonable rate!

Lasma Z.

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Very nice person and good photographer. We did small wedding ceremony and got the pictures really soon, happy to work with Mr.Doug.

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Joe T.

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Delia met with myself, my wife, children and extended family to get some group photos done in Wake Forest, NC (Joyner Park). She was excellent wrangling the masses! It is always great to see a photographer with professional gear and setup (even though we differ in taste of brand!)! We would highly recommend Delia! Thank you!

Thumbtack Customer

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Delia was so professional and her photos were amazing. She worked with me to do some pet photography She was so flexible and worked with me on a tight deadline. She took so many photos with different settings and backgrounds that turned out fantastic. Would definately work with her again for other projects.

Lavanya S.

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Delia did an excellent job taking pictures of my 11 month old son. She was quite good at capturing my son's various moods in the outdoors. I have a wonderful collection of pictures to cherish because of her.

  • 2 years in business
  • Response time: 37 min
  • Raleigh, NC

Storme D.

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Edgar did an amazing job with my college graduation photos!! It was on the spot and very well done. He knew exactly what he wanted to do while taking into account my ideas! He was flexible and various in all of the positions and the quality of the final photos exceeded my expectations! I am very happy with my photos as they were beautifully done. If I had the chance to have him to take photos for me again I wouldn't hesitate to ask!!

Bryan C.

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We went with his suggestion on location having never been there before. We got so many great family shots from this one shoot. It's our 2nd family photo shoot of many more to come! When looking through the photos I found myself saying "now this ones my favorite" with every single picture! HIGHLY recommend!!!!!

Jeff P.

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Edgar Huff gave me an awesome experience with my graduation photos! The quality of the photographs were incredible, and I 110% recommend his work for any special event or occasion you are celebrating. He made my graduation from NC State feel complete, and that means so much to me!

TOP PRO
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 16 min
  • Durham, NC

Srikanth K.

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We seriously could not have asked for a better photographer. MSV was punctual, friendly, understanding of the pressures of the day and captured everything we wanted to express in our birthday photos and more! There is a reason he's so well reviewed and popular. Hands down the nicest guy to work with throughout our entire birthday planning process. Our birthday was on September 9th and its september 18th as i'm writing this and he emailed me and said that our photos are ready! So fast!. Don't settle. MSV is the BEST!

Venkat K.

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Sree is an amazing photographer to work with! I felt comfortable and he has amazing picture ideas. I will definitely recommend sree.

Naveen S.

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MSV Photography is an outstanding photographer, I had a portrait photography shoot in New York and I got some awesome pictures.

  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Thumbtack Customer

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It was a great experience for my daughter as Tim was so patient and understanding! I would recommend Tim to anyone who is looking for a photographer for pictures of families and youngsters.

Bruce S.

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Tim made an excellent video of me singing and playing guitar that's now on my web site. He's was quite professional, I would recommend him for weddings and other occasions.

Arnica D.

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Tim did a brilliant job. I know I will hire him every single time going forward :) Thanks Tim :)

  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 9 min

Kayla G.

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Mike is incredibly professional and creative. If you're looking for someone to improve your portfolio, look no further! Shoots are a constant give in take between him and his model, making a wonderful synergy and creative space. For weddings and other events, he notices the small details people put a lot of time into but also captures the candid moments clients didn't know they wanted but are delighted to see. A great guy and an great photographer!

Pilin L.

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Mike is one of the most creative and passionate photographers I've ever met, with a great eye for a perfect shot. His personality is fun and we laughed through most of our shoots. If you're looking for a professional (that is the key word) who cares about their craft I would recommend him 100 times over.

Chaya L.

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Working with Mike was amazing! He made me feel so comfortable and beautiful. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone looking to hire a professional photographer. He was on time and had the mocks to me within 2 days. I was blown away by him and his business! I can’t speak higher of him.

  • 1 year in business
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • Raleigh, NC

Russ B.

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Fantastic photos! Great set of photos to choose from. Couldn’t be happier with the low light images. Alex is a true professional and great to work with on set!

Dennis B.

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Zachman Photo listens and understands the client's needs, then his talent does the rest. I trust Alex with my photography needs.

William H.

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Alex is a tremendous photographer. His fashion work and commercial style headshots are phenomenal.

  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Shelly T.

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GracieLu Photography did a wonderful job with our daughters 3 month pics! She listened to what we were looking for and took her time to make sure we got the shots we were hoping for. She was open to our ideas and brought ideas of her own for the shoot. She was willing to come to our house to take the pictures to make them more personal and special for us. Very timely in getting pictures back to us and pricing is the best around! Would recommend GracieLu photography to all my friends!!

Brooks J.

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This photographer took a portrait photo of my 15 year old Red and White Irish Setter Riley and captured his spirit so well people say you feel you could reach out and touch him. Extremely good eye and she makes the shoot fun. Amazing that her fee was so reasonable! Look at the photo which I will cherish always.

Kristin H.

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Very easy to work with! Shares a lot of different ideas for poses. Very accommodating. Will definitely use GracieLu Photography again.

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Laurie H.

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Nicole was the photographer for Housewives in the City of New Bern’s Girls Night Out event with over 60 people in attendance. I have never had so many compliments about a photographer before. She makes you feel and look amazing. Many of the ladies commented on our event page about the high quality of the photos and how nice she was. To be totally honest, I’ve never had anyone gush about the pictures at any of our past events before. I don’t know the technical term but she adds the wow factor to her pictures. From lighting to posing to making you smile she is the best at it. I also hired her for my son’s wedding. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. They were perfect. She really captured the sweetness and love between the bride and groom and the happiness of those in attendance. I highly recommend Good Life Photography and Nicole Sanderson. You will be so happy to have hired her. Thank you Nicole and I look forward to seeing you soon at our next event!

Devon H.

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When looking for a photographer I scorched something simple and not too fancy but, I got way more than I could have ever asked for! This was an amazing experience I couldn’t have asked for anybody better, truly amazing.

  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 min

Limone C.

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Mr Lorenzo came to us on Christmas Day to take pictures of our family. We were very thankful because we traveled from various states. Our photos were ready the next day for pick up. Very professional! Highly recommend!

Treall D.

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Pictures are beautiful and love the quality of them....recommending Lorenzo to all family and friends.

Brittney S.

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Great photographer!!

  • 28 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Richard D.

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"Mike is very experienced as a photographer and instructor. His passion for photography is unyielding. I've take a number of his classes through Durham Technical Community College and also through his private studio. His dedication to the art of photography shows in how he teaches and helps students to achieve their potential. His teaches tools of the trade, camera settings and the art of the picture. Its not just a picture but whats in the picture and what does it convey. "

Tamera C.

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Mike is a very experienced and talented photographer. His work is thoughtful in his decisions for placement of elements, lighting, and capturing his subjects in an artful way. He is personable and puts you at easy. Mike works very hard to please his clients and always goes over the top to make you happy. I would highly recommend him for your next project.

Eli B.

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I love my picture that shows me in action. I'm painting on location and the photo really tells the story. Thanks Mike for such a great photo!

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Anna B.

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I used Ashley Roberts for updated headshots. She was very responsive and her turn around time was perfect, just in time for my work event! I will definitely use Ashley again for any photography needs in the future.

Marion B.

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Ashley is a consummate professional, and a joy to work with. I highly recommend her for your photography needs

Sarah B.

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Ashley did an amazing job!! She had great ideas and beautiful photographs! I would certainly use her again!!

  • Response time: 34 min
  • Raleigh, NC

Brandy B.

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Robert was very personable and created the exact vision I had in my head in the photographs. He was also very reasonable and worked with me with pricing. The cameras he uses provide very clear, high quality images. I will definitely be using him again!

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