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Madison Portrait Photographers

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

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Mary Photography
4.9
from 238 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 366 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vinny A.
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The entire experience with Mary was really great from start to finish. She was friendly, professional and most importantly, genuinely passionate about what she was doing. Mary was punctual and she was immediately polite, reassuring and excited. We took plenty of photos at City Hall, while walking to the subway, during the ride and then finally at Central Park with some great fall colours in the background. The pictures came out great and we loved talking to Mary and Ali, who were courteous and professional at all times. Mary was really generous with her pricing and took into account the fact that it was just my wife and I. Unlike a lot of quotes from other photographers, hers was one of the few that really reflected this fact. We highly recommend Mary.

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Maria A Vullo LLC
4.9
from 140 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 246 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zane B.
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Unfortunately, Thumbtack only gives me the ability to rate on a scale of 1-5 stars... for Maria, there should be an option to rate her 100 stars!! She was so incredibly communicative and invested in the success of the event she was photographing. While it sounds corny, I could feel that she genuinely cared about us and our guests, and about capturing the moments as well as she could. Her communication and involvement aside, she is also an amazing photographer. All of her photos were of the highest quality, and she captured various moments with all of the 80+ guests we had for our party. I could not recommend Maria with enough enthusiasm and conviction... if you're looking for a caring professional to capture the special moments of an event you're holding, then there is NO other option- Maria is the photographer for the job!!

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Penguinmoonstudios
4.9
from 137 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 201 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Raj M.
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Working with Denise at Penguinmoonstudios was a pleasure. She had the best pricing of over 30 photographers I had asked for a quotation for a 2 hour photo shoot at our Veterinary Hospital. She arrived on time and with all of her camera equipment. Denise was patient, and instructed all staff and customers present for the photoshoot on where and how to stand for the best photo quality. Denise promptly send me medium resolution photos for review and request photoshopping of photos if I thought necessary. Of the 200+ photos she took, only 3 or 4 needed some light retouching! She then mailed me a DVD containing all the high-resolution photos! If I ever get married or have another photo session, Denise would absolutely be re-hired!

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Joe Jenkins Photography
5.0
from 129 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 215 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jamie L.
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Joe was wonderful to work with. He arrived early, and was set up and ready for our event before the start-time. He made his way throughout our crowd of employee and took a lovely mix of portraits and candids. He managed to capture every employee in a few pictures. They turned out beautifully, and the team is so excited to have pictures to remember the night. Quick turn-around time too. Thanks so much!

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STEVEN DUARTE PHOTOGRAPHY
4.9
from 100 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Divy K.
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I have never taken a professional photograph before, maybe when I was a kid but I wanted one to use in online profiles, Linkedin etc. I found Steven and his photography through thumbtack. Since this was my first session I didn't know what to expect but Steven was very nice and calm and walked me through the process. We took all the photos outside and Steven was able to pick good spots outside. I would highly recommend him for anyone looking for portrait photos!

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Emily Frances
5.0
from 79 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen K.
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We love Emily. I hired her for a family portrait photo session and she worked well with my toddler and newborn baby. She is very professional and pleasant person, she listened and gave suggestions of how we can have our photos taken. My husband and I were both happy with the photos she delivered after 2 days. We will definitely hire her again for more photo sessions in the future.

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TRC Photography
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary F.
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I'm an author with a small press, which means I get to pull things most big publishers won't let you get away with. One of these things was picking my own cover models, and I had two local teens in mind. I wanted a photographer who did more than just your general portrait and event photography, because these had to be character shots. So I wanted someone with a great sense artistry, and Tom's portfolio (which include some fantastic fashion and actor shots) was really the only one in the central Jersey area that I liked. To say Tom was great to work with is the understatement of the year, but despite being a paid wordsmith, I don't know how else to put it! Fantastic to work with? Amazing? Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious? He really went above and beyond what I expected, providing vision for the project that an untrained eye like me would never have thought of. And two teen models had a great time with all the interesting poses Tom came up with. Tom was great at coaching these two aspiring kids and turning them into bona fide models! And not to mention just very friendly and great at making the teens feel at ease. I was on set (to watch and give a input about the characters), and the whole thing was both very professional and a lot of fun at the same time, which really is the best way it could have gone. Tom was really quick about editing the shots and putting them through post-production too - I was impressed by the quick turnaround. And they looked fantastic! My publisher and I were very happy. I would definitely hire Tom Castles again should another occasion come up, and I certainly recommend him and his work.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
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Scott S.
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I recently booked Bin Song to capture the moment I proposed to my girlfriend. I had heard this was a trend and wanted to find the right photographer. I found Bin Song’s website and saw she had experience shooting marriage proposals. She was extremely helpful. We discussed the location (Rockefeller Center) and what the best time to be there was for lighting, and what angle I should be in for the best background (I felt like an actor talking to the director on a movie set, it was so cool). She explained that in order to get the best natural shot, my girlfriend could not know she was there - so it was important for me to be in the right place at the right time for the perfect photos. After I proposed and she said “yes”, Bin Song came over to congratulate us and take some portrait photos as a new couple to compliment the proposal ones she had just taken. Her photos were beautiful, catching the total look of surprise and happiness on my fiancee’s face; and, with the ice rink and statue at Rockefeller Center in the background, it looked like something out of a magazine. Bin Song did everything I requested. Before and after photos of the proposal, along with a video of the proposal itself. I would definitely book her again… and have her shoot our wedding.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
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Morshed A.
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It was real pleasure to get the images from this company. Hassan is a brilliant photographer and the photos that he took for us in our wedding ceremony came out so vivid and beautiful that I couldn't believe; truly the photos were beyond my expectation. This kind of sincere work and dedication is very rare these days; I honestly recommend this company and Hassan to anyone who are looking for some talented and brilliant photographers for any occasion.

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Jovana Obradovic Photography
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cassidy B.
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I searched for a photographer online and did my research by looking at reviews as well as the websites of several photographers. I was impressed with Jovana’s photos on her website so I booked her for headshots as well as some dance poses. I’m so glad I did all that because Jovana was an absolute pleasure to work with. So professional and made me feel at ease. The images came beautiful and I have so many great shots to choose from. I couldnt be happier!

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Anj Photographer
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dana R.
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5 stars isn't enough to give Andrea- super attentive, detailed photographer with a great eye on detail and very artistic. Don't hestitate at all to hire her- we will definetely be using her for future events!!!

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Lena Di Photography
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Larisa P.
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Probably best portrait of all of us we've ever had done by anyone. Lena has a unique gift in finding the best and most flattering angle while making the photos incredibly approachable. Plus she's friendly and a pleasure to be around. Will definitely continue sending everyone who needs headshots/portraits to her beautiful studio.

  • 12 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Silvia Z.
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Justin is one of the most talented photographers I have ever worked with. He's top notch

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Tony David Photography
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan J.
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Tony is a true professional. His studio is inviting, relaxing and he makes you feel very comfortable. I'm pleased with my pictures, and he went the extra mile and helped me with a comp. card. I've already referred him to a few friends for portrait, and action pics. for their children. Lastly, he is close to where I live, and that was a bonus. I'll be back at some point for more pictures. Susan

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Deva Photography
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sam O.
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Deva brings her skills and diligence to every thing she does. She is patient and kind, a joy to work with. She listens to your ideas and gave them a try. Her approach to the photo session is like " it's all digital so we can shoot as many as we need to get the right picture". When you are having photo session, you never feel rushed but she also does it in a very efficient manner. She comes up with better ideas using your wishes as a guide. I would recommend her to anyone who likes to have an exceptional photo session experience.

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Justin Hedderich Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John M.
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Justin gets all of our accolades! Absolutely fabulous and talented photographer to work with! He covered our wedding; Church ceremony as well as the reception at the Waterside restaurant on the Hudson overlooking Manhattan. The photos are magical! He arrives early to scout out each location well before the participants and guests arrive. His framing and composition great, imaginative. And one of the most impressive of his aspects is the talent to blend in with everybody unobtrusively, comfortably! You almost don’t realize you've got a photographer snapping away at your event! After printing all of the photos, the colors are all nice and saturated and there’s a great selection, he accommodated all of our photo requests and a lot more! This guy is the best! 10x star review from a very rough critic who happens to be in the business, I’m a film editor! Thanks Justin!

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Photography by Jake
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mandy C.
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This is the best portrait experience I have with Jake, I love the quick responsed and on time and discuss with me what's his idea for the shooting! I don't need to worry about anything on my event! I I love all the photos from him, its gonna be tough for me to pick just few for him retouch 🤣 !

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Oliver Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mallory M.
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From start to finish Michael Oliver was incredible. We hired him on short notice for our destination wedding in Orlando. His prices were very reasonable for the quality of his work. He is a true artist and his photographs speak for themselves. When he was onsite, he showed up early and made sure to work with us to capture every aspect that was important to us. We had a challenging environment for him to work him but he adapted so well and made himself invisible. He makes his work look so effortless. I literally had no idea that he captured such amazing shots at the time. He came up with really creative ideas on the spot and gave us a gift we will cherish forever. Every time someone looks at our pictures that often comment that they look like they are right out of a wedding magazine. I told Michael and I still stand by it, out of all the vendors we hired for our wedding, he was by far the best decision we made.

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Nickdepicts
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeffery W.
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Great person and a very skilled photographer. On time, very respectful and genuine. I thought I was asking for too much because once we finished one pose/location, I requested to do/go to another one. I felt bad a kept apologizing for it, but Nick never complained. He always said "oh no problem". I could not have been more pleased with the final photos.

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Del Rossi Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christy W.
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Michael shot a studio portrait of me for my business last year. He made me feel completely at ease and the results were fantastic. It was clear that he wasn't an amateur with a camera, as is the case so much these days, but a real pro who knew how to light and direct. I recommend him without reservation!!

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The White Barn Studio
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katie P.
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I hired The White Barn Studio for family portraits, Marc was great to shoot with! We've had portraits done before elsewhere but they don't even compare! Very good with the kids and really listened to what we were looking for! Absolutely loved the photos and look forward to the next session! 5 stars+

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