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Reviews for New York birthday party photographers
Katherine V.
Hired Mary for my mom's surprise birthday party. She was able to perfectly capture the excitement of the night and was very helpful with giving direction for photos. We couldn't be happier with the final photos.
MaryMor Photography LLCMaryMor Photography LLC
Sarah T.
I have hired kaddy to take photos at both my husband's 40th birthday party and my daughter's 2 year old party and Kaddy did a fantastic job. She was on time (in fact, she arrived early both times), helped capture wonderful moments of the guests and birthday boy/girl while I was busy coordinating and chatting with our guests. The photos of my daughter's party was especially good. The little kids seem to like Kaddy and we got some really good photos of the kiddies having fun at the party to share with their parents. Thanks again Kaddy!
Kaddy Tsang PhotographyKaddy Tsang Photography
Kerry G.
Peter photographed my 50th birthday party, he was so nice and personable by the end of the party he felt like family! He was completely focused on understanding what I wanted for my photography goals, and executed the plan perfectly. He was great with children and adults. He took a perfect mix of posed and candid photographs throughout the evening. I would recommend him with the highest degree of praise! Thanks Peter for helping make my birthday a huge success!!
Peter Wald Graphic Design and PhotographyPeter Wald Graphic Design and Photography
Alicia S.
We hired Kevin for my daughter's first birthday party and he was excellent. He made sure to photograph the room, decor as well as all of my guests. He is very talented and is very good at editing the photos! We are very happy!
K&R PhotosK&R Photos
Eric Y.
I hired Mary to photograph my birthday party. She is a total professional and fit right in with the guests. The value she adds to the party is welll worth her fee. I even had her stay a little longer than originally requested. The photos turned out great as well. I can’t recommend her enough!
MaryMor Photography LLCMaryMor Photography LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Fantastic photographer. I hired Joe to photograph a surprise birthday party for my brother. The pictures are great and I'm going to make a photo book from them as my brother's present. Good person. Super easy to work with. Highly responsive. I plan on working with Joe again for future events.
Joe Jenkins PhotographyJoe Jenkins Photography
Sarah M.
My mom and I hired Travis for my dad's surprise 60th birthday party at Ramscale Studio. Travis was extremely professional, easy to work with and took great photos. He captured the entire night perfectly! Everyone loved seeing the photos after the party. We would absolutely use Travis for another event in the future and would highly recommend him.
Calen RoseCalen Rose
Sierra P.
We used Tina B Foto for my boss's husband's 50th birthday party. She did an absolutely wonderful job. She showed up early to the party and even stayed for 3 hours after her allotted time because the party went longer than expected. She took wonderful photos of all of the guests and captured some beautiful moments. She sent the photos over to us promptly and they were wonderful.
Tina B FotoTina B Foto
Crystal L.
Emily recently photographed my 40th birthday party. She was professional (had a back up camera), constantly moved among my guests - and her turnaround time was amazing! She captured a lot of great moments. :)
Emily FrancesEmily Frances
Celia T.
Highly recommend! Mariachi photographed a big 1st birthday party for my daughter. She was such a delight, totally reliable and most importantly took amazing photos is a pretty chaotic environment. Mariachi took the initiative to get many special multi generational photos which I will cherish forever. She was very prompt to turn around the photos as well. Many thanks Mariachi!!
Photo by MariachiPhoto by Mariachi
Hara F.
I would highly recommend Kevin. He did an incredible job photographing my 40th birthday party. The party was at a nightclub in low light with close to 200 people. He got amazing pictures and captured all the best moments. He needed very little direction and when he arrived at venue he immediate got to work. He delivered the photographs to us a few days after the party. I would absolutely use him again for any event!!!!
K&R PhotosK&R Photos
Thumbtack Customer
Mary and Ali are the absolute best!!! I was beyond thrilled with the amazing photos these talented photographers took at the birthday party. Mary and Ali were great to work with and made us, the guests and the families feel completely at ease. They were able to capture all the emotions of the day and every single time we look at the photos of the party, we are able to feel all those emotions once again. I can't wait to work with them again!!!! I cannot praise them and their work enough!
MaryMor Photography LLCMaryMor Photography LLC
Gladys W.
Tobia was so great to work with! She was on time, sweet and took a ton of amazing photos. She was friendly and great with the kids and adults at my daughters birthday party. She also delivered the pictures very quickly! I would definitely recommend her!
Tobia St GermainTobia St Germain
Thumbtack Customer
Hector photographed my daughter's 6th birthday party. He responded quickly to all my queries, got to the event well beforehand, had all his equipment set and ready to go when the party started. Most importantly, his photographs of my kids, their friends, the decor were amazing! He was kind, patient and friendly with the kids, staying beyond the agreed upon time to continue photographing a few extras of the family post the event. Hector was great to work with, and I highly recommend him.
Hector L. Rivera PhotographyHector L. Rivera Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Ian took photographs of my husband's 40th birthday party...He was professional, was sure to get any and all shots I wanted, and provided fantastic digital images within 24 hours. I would absolutely recommend him and will use him again.
Ian Bambrick PhotographyIan Bambrick Photography
Thumbtack Customer
Jenna took photos for our 3 year old twins' birthday party! We booked her only a few days before and it couldn't have gone smoother. She arrived on time, jumped right in, asked up front for any specifics/must have shots and just kept going until the last minute. Photos turned out fantastic! Prior to the party, we had so few great family photos. Now we have plenty to choose from to fill some frames around the apartment! Photos arrived shortly after the party so not a long wait either. Definitely recommend Jenna and will definitely use her for our future events!
Jenna Filia PhotographyJenna Filia Photography
Thumbtack Customer
I'm very happy that Hassan was able to make a last minute response to take pictures at my friend's birthday party. I had never hired a photographer and was concerned about how someone might interact in such a small event, but Hassan was not only a great photographer but a pleasure as a person and his personality added to the event as much as his lovely pictures were a great keepsake from it. Thanks!
Digital Merit Photography LLCDigital Merit Photography LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent experience with Marijana. She agreed on short notice to photograph a kid's birthday party. The photographs were superb. She came early and stayed late, and was incredibly enthusiastic, professional, and enjoyable to work with. Incredibly impressed with her skill, work ethic, and concern/commitment to taking the best photos possible. She really cared about doing the best job possible and it showed. Great with kids and adults alike. It's rare to find a professional who's committed to their craft and to excellence and Marijana clearly is.
Photo by MariachiPhoto by Mariachi
Thumbtack Customer
We hired joe to take photos at my grandmother's birthday party. He did a great job and the photos turned out really well. Joe was easy to work with and even could accommodate a last-minute change in timing. Joe sent us the pictures about a week after the event. He did a great job capturing great shots without getting in the way of the party. I would definitely hire Joe again for a similar event because of how good his work is and how easy he is to work with.
Joe Jenkins PhotographyJoe Jenkins Photography
Rinna M.
I hired Mariachi for my husband's 50th Birthday party at Club 21. We had an absolutely wonderful experience with her! Mariachi arrived in advance of the event. She was extremely professional and courteous. The pictures were delivered promptly, as promised. And they were amazing! We highly recommend Mariachi for any event you need a professional photographer for!
Photo by MariachiPhoto by Mariachi
Thumbtack Customer
Paul photographed my son's first birthday party on short notice. Before, during and after the event, Paul was professional, friendly, energetic and responsive and, most importantly, he captured the event perfectly. On a hectic day with lots of other stuff to worry about, it was a huge relief knowing that the special day would be memorialized by a pro. Highly recommend!
Paul Morejon Photography StudioPaul Morejon Photography Studio
Joey G.
A+. I booked Maria as a surprise for my girlfriend’s 30th birthday which was at a bar in NYC on a Sat night. Maria was very responsive out of the gate, showed up 15 minutes before the event, captured the entire party of 50 people, and the photos were better than expected. A true professional. Exceptional job. Highly recommend. Will absolutely book again in the future.
Maria A Vullo LLCMaria A Vullo LLC
Em E.
Michael recently photographed an intimate surprise birthday party for me, of close to 40 people in a small dark private room of a restaurant. Not only did he come early, stay late, and have 275 pictures beautifully edited in THREE days, but he was courteous, made everyone feel at ease, and was able to capture the energy in the room. Prompt in answering emails and really everything that you could ask for in a photographer. Such a talented individual! Definitely using him again for future events!
Oliver PhotographyOliver Photography
Jessica T.
Hassan took pictures for my husband’s surprise birthday party in Manhattan. He was fantastic all around. He’s a great communicator and really captured the evening. The venue was small and the lighting wasn’t great, but Hassan was not intrusive and got great shots. I felt like he went above and beyond - came early, stayed late, edited photos and help curate. Plus, he’s a nice person.
Digital Merit Photography LLCDigital Merit Photography LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Kimberlee took pictures of our son's first birthday party where we had 20+ kids, along with friends and family. She was fantastic all around! She has a calm and cheerful demeanor where the kids felt comfortable around her, and she was able to get awesome action shots (it must be because she is a mom herself)! We had booked her for 2 hours, but when the party ran long, she didn't complain at all and just kept on takings photos. I couldn't believe that within 24 hours of the party she sent over 1000+ pics via drop box. The pics are adorable and we are so happy we will have these memories for years to come.
Kim Hewitt PhotographyKim Hewitt Photography
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