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Long Beach Family Photographers

Browse these family photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Long Beach.

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Mary Photography
4.9
from 246 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 377 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 145 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 269 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrick T.
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Maria was beyond a pleasure to work with! She is a seasoned photographer with years of professional experience as well as top of the line equipment and resources. Maria made me feel super comfortable and took her time to walk me through all aspects of the shoot explicitly which made the whole experience an amazing one. I have worked with many photographers for various reasons, and Maria is hands down one of my favorites. I would recommend her services to any and anyone looking to get professional photos taken for any occasion!

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Joe Jenkins Photography
5.0
from 132 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 218 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carly S.
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Joe was extremely professional and responsive. I have worked with many photographers before and Joe was definitely the most "on-top-of-it"! Besides being easy to work with, the work product was amazing. Very clear and professional head shots. The subjects of his photos said he made them feel comfortable.

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S Lizzie Photography
4.9
from 93 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Madeline R.
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Stop wasting your time looking for other photographers—Lizzie is your girl! She produced incredible photos (much more than we were expecting), had a great location recommendation, and she was just generally a pleasure to work with. I couldn’t recommend her more and I personally can’t wait for my next excuse to hire her again!

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Emily Frances
5.0
from 80 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leslie V.
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I asked Emily to take composed and candid family photos prior to my wedding at City Hall. She did an amazing job finding the best light in an outdoor setting of my choice and I really appreciated her composition on the more artistic shots. The photos are lovely and I couldn't be happier with the results. Thanks Emily!

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Jeff Samaniego Photography
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara A.
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Jeff is an exceptional photographer. family pictures can be a bit overwhelming especially with 2 kids under 5, but he made the whole process smooth. He gave good direction, was pretty patient and outgoing with the kids. The pictures are beautifully candid, you can feel the emotions in them. Can't wait to work with him again!

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Photo by Mariachi
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mercedes K.
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We hired Marijana to take photos of our wedding ceremony at the NYC City Hall. She was a true pleasure to work with - very patient throughout the entire (lengthy) process, and even willing to cross the Brooklyn Bridge for some post-wedding shots with the NY skyline. Marijana doesn't have years of professional training or experience, but she has a good eye and you can tell she's very passionate about her work and relationships with her clients. To me, that is really the difference between Marijana and other photographers!

K&R Photos
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
Pranav M.
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I asked Kevin and Rebecca to take some headshots for me and the results were amazing. They were super easy to work with and understood exactly what I wanted. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for photographers.

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Philmont Photography
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley A.
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I loved every minute of my session with Philicia. I'm a tough critic when it comes to my pictures because I've taken pictures with a lot of photographers, but she was the best photographer I've ever had by far. Not only was she great at giving suggestions but she also combined both of our visions which seems to be really hard for photographers. It's either they don't give any direction at all or they overpower you with their suggestions, but Philicia did neither. She was the perfect balance. I didn't even know my pictures could come out so great! It was truly art. My portraits came out BEAUTIFULLY! My family loved them and I wouldn't shoot portraits with anyone else. She was simply wonderful and I can't wait to shoot again. My birthday's coming up and already we're thinking of great locations and outfits. I'm so excited to do more!

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  • 18 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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 58 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 80 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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  • 6 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen G.
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Matt was great! He was friendly, and put us at ease as he shot several pictures of our family in many beautiful settings in Central Park. Our family laughed a lot, had a great time, and have amazing pictures. It was a great experience. I would highly recommend Matthew Raney Photography.

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Lena Di Photography
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diana P.
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Lena was AMAZING! She was caring and considerate, creative and attentive. She was very polite and took the time to talk and email before the photo shoot to cover the details. Her pictures of me and my daughter are phenomenal, especially her ability to get the colors and lighting to perfection. She provided the photos very quickly. We have gotten a lot of compliments from friends and family. Thank you Lena! We are looking forward to many more photo shoots with you! I would be happy to recommend your services to all my friends and family!

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Laura Jane Brett Photography
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lizabeth A.
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Laura was amazing! She took the time to get every shot just right. While other photographers might keep shooting and rush a bit, Laura slowed everthing down until the shot was perfect; lighting, position, vibe, etc. I felt in excellent hands with Laura. I really relaxed, which is key in regard to getting good shots that look like me. She made me feel that her goal was to make me comfortable in order to get the best shots possible! She is a sweetheart. She’s been great at doing light retouching. Nothing drastic. My agents are thrilled, and so am I. I will definitely go back to Laura!!!

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Let's Dew Photography
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Fary L.
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There is no word to describe how happy and satisfy I am that I selected this photographer for my special day. He was patient and professional during all photo sessions. He work quality is top notch, you ask he delivers. He os a visionary and perfectionist because ypu can tell he cares about his job and how these pictures will come out to the point he makes it his business to be at the location before you and seek areas where he thinks is right for the pictures. He responsive and willing to answer any question without delay. I can not thank him enough to capture my special one time in the life moments that I will have for the rest of my life to show my family and friends. Priceless.

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Deva Photography
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Orchowski S.
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We've worked with Deva twice for family photos, and she is always very kind to us and works well with our children.

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Tobia St Germain
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Neerupa P.
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Tonia is a friendly and professional photographer. She captures the moment very well, and takes great shots. I hired her for my son's christening, and I was really impressed with her work. I am looking forward to hiring her again! Her work is incredible, I love all the photos she took.

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Raul Anyosa Photography
4.6
from 34 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lorraine S.
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Raul captured the love and spirit of our wedding perfectly. Our photographs are breathtakingly beautiful. We highly recommend Raul to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.

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Natalia Wajda Photography
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angelina K.
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We absolutely loved our entire experience with Natalia. She responded very quickly, and stayed in touch after we confirmed the booking, sending us suggestions for the locations, and inquiring about our ideas and themes for the shoot. Her communications before the meeting show her genuine interest in ensuring her clients get what they want and need out of the shoot. It was very easy to spend an hour with Natalia, while taking pictures. There were no awkward moments, and the setting for the photos happened very naturally. Natalia is also really great at giving you a quick sneak peek at the photos during the session, that way if you see that you loved the composition, but hate your face or pose in it, you can quickly re-do it. No later than 12hrs after the shoot, Natalia responded with 120 proofs, of which we could choose 40 to be retouched, and available for download. She returned the final, downloadable photos 3 days after we finalized our selection, which is super fast for photographers. Because Natalia lets you peek at the photos during the shoot and select your favorites out of the preselected 120, you end up with 40 photos that you absolutely love, and you can use all of them (no blinking or hair in your mouth). Overall, we highly recommend Natalia for her professionalism and great photo quality, and hope to have a chance to work with her again!

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Oliver Photography
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James B.
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Michael was very professional and a great photographer. Everyone at the party commented on how he seamlessly blended in while taking pictures. I was very pleased with how the pictures turned out. I would definitely hire him for our next event, and I would highly recommend Michael for all of your photography needs.

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CFD Images
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeremiah R.
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Great, flexible photographer. Would definitely use again!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

What should you wear for a family photo?

A family photographer captures your family in a series of professionally edited portraits. You can be goofy, you can be formal, you can be exactly how you want to be. To that end, you can wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident — feeling good translates to looking good in photos. However, top family photographers do have some style suggestions that will make your family photos more visually cohesive:

  • Ask the photographer for color suggestions if you’re doing an outdoor photo shoot. Location and time of day can affect which shades will fade in the sunlight and what will stand out in a good way.
  • Stay away from a mix of stripes or plaids on multiple people — the effect is too busy.
  • Steer clear of tiny patterns, which blend together too much.
  • Avoid wearing matching outfits.
  • Do wear outfits that are complementary in color.
  • Choose color over black-and-white outfits.
  • Do choose a theme, such as pastels, fall colors or summer colors.
  • Opt for tonally similar colors.  
  • Go easy on makeup for outdoor photo shoots.

How much do photographers charge for family portraits?

Family portraits are a great way to mark the passage of time, create lifelong keepsakes and have gorgeous-looking photos for your annual holiday card. The national average cost for hiring family photographers ranges from $150 to $200. Pricing can range higher depending on where you live, length of the photo shoot, the number of edited photos you request, and the background and reputation of your family photographer. Before hiring, make sure you understand their fees up front. Ask how many finished images are included in the quoted price and whether you will receive all the photos taken (not just edited photos). Ask whether you’ll be able to download digital photos or if you’ll have to print them or purchase digital copies through the photographer. Here are some average examples of family photographer pricing:

  • $175 for a one-hour studio session in Kansas.
  • $200 for a one-hour studio or outdoor session in Georgia. Includes two outfit changes, access to an online gallery, and about 200 high-resolution, edited digital photo files on a DVD, with permission to print.
  • $400 for a one-hour outdoor session in Southern California. Includes 25-30 fully edited photos accessible online or via CD/DVD.
  • $425 or more for a one-hour outdoor or in-home session in Illinois. Includes more than 50 professionally edited images, online access and print release.

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Need a Portrait Photographer

Arverne, NY

  • Photo type
    Modeling headshot
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    Turning 25. Want sexy but classy
  • $275
    Average price

Need a Portrait Photographer

Long Beach, NY

  • Photo type
    Children / Baby
  • Photoshoot location
    Outdoors, Home
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Candid (captured in the moment), Natural/Environmental (photographed in an outdoor setting)
  • Photo products
    CD / DVD, Online or digital proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online
  • Details
    Expected arrival of newborn is June 7. Would like pictures of her taken at home but also on the beach since we live in Long Beach, NY.
  • $524
    Average price
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