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Snappy George Photography
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth V.
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George took excellent and striking photos of our donor center facility in Anderson, IN. I would highly recommend him for professional photography work.

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Jill Matthews Photography
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cindi A.
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Relaxed atmosphere with individualized professional photography. Matched my photography sessions pictures with my professional objectives. Experienced and easy to work with during the session. Efficient with final photos editing and setting up an online gallery link.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
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Whitney M.
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We hired Michael Cotton Photography for a corporate event, and he did a fantastic job. Captured all the key players that were important to us, and got a lot of great candid shots. The turnaround and delivery of the photos was unbelievable. Would definitely recommend, and would like to use him again!

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Louise Erdeljohn Photography
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cassandra F.
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I am a Master in my craft, but I don’t think I am photogenic at all. So the request from a potential client to send a headshot stunned me. I hate taking photographs. But Louise Erdeljohn made getting a good headshot a great experience and FUN! The proofs I received from Louise Erdeljohn Photography gave me a new story. I can no longer say “I’m not photogenic.” She really captured my personality. I look professional AND beautiful. Louise applied my makeup and with her lighting magic provided me three looks of which I am very proud to send out with my Bio. I highly recommend her services. Cassandra R.Finley

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Mark's Photo and Video LLC
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maria C.
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Mark is a truly fun person and professional photographer. We hired him at our wedding for wedding & engagement photography, videography, and a photobooth! He is extremely flexible and really wants to please the couple! He asked for my Pinterest board and took all of the photos that I was dying to have!!! Our engagement photos were taken & returned to us edited in a matter of hours-- and they are absolutely perfect!!! He asks for your input and doesn't force any photos you do not want. He is ready to go and gets to know you through questionnaires and conversions prior to meeting. Without him, my groom and I would not have thought of so many wonderful poses! The photobooth was the biggest hit! So many props, pictures for everyone, and they even made us a scrapbook of all of the photobooth pictures with guest comments! I LOVED Mark's services and highly recommend to everyone! We will definitely use him again in the future!!

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Moreland Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
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Diane H.
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My initial phone contact with Moreland Photography was positive, professional and reassuring. The event to be photographed does not occur, however, for over two months so I would have to wait until after that to give a full review.

Rapid Aerial Imaging
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Bettina S.
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Joe did real estate photography for one of my listings. He is very professional and knowledgeable about what he is doing. He worked with my customer's schedule, and all went well. My customer and I were very pleased with the outcome!

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Together As One JB LLC
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
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Theresa R.
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Brandi and Jason just did both photography and videography for my wedding. They came out of their way to meet with us and were just really nice and attentive to what our needs would be. The day of the wedding they divided and conquered to get all of our still photography as well as the video but were very professional and unobtrusive. My entire bridal party liked them because they were fun and not pushy or demanding at all. I also really appreciated that they gave us a break on price by bundling the two services together because I have friends that paid a lot more and did not have as good an experience as we've had. I would definitely recommend them.

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Triple Joy Photography
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Tana G.
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We hired Tripe Joy Photography for a client photo shoot and our client raved about how amazing she was and how comfortable she made her feel. The photos were gorgeous! 2 thumbs up!

Lighthouse Portraits
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Sonya M.
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She was very friendly, and when we got there the flower fields I wanted to take pictures at were plowed down she made it work! My son was a total fuss, and she made it work! 100% would hire again, or recommend to others.

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Casey Burns Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Kaylie S.
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Casey is wonderful! She was very attentive to our wants and needs and exceeded all of our expectations. She was very flexible with scheduling our engagement session and communicated with us along the way. You won't find a more professional, fun-spirited, or skilled photographer! I highly recommend Casey and can't wait to use her services again for our wedding photography.

Nik Wright Photography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Max D.
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Great photography over all and have been very pleased with his work

Ruff Creek Photography
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Linda H.
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James did a fabulous job on 8/18/2018! He was punctual, had great ideas for photos! He was very patient with all of us. He never stopped working, took photos from many different angles., We were just able to concentrate on the wedding. At the dinner after the wedding, he wanted to take a group photo of the people attending, but one person did not physically feel he could go to the area best for the photo, he never batted an eye, just started taking candid photos around the room, so we got good pics of all there. He ran the video camera besides taking still photos, even helped us with music problems. He worked longer than originally expected, not the least he was very friendly and enjoyable. I would recommend Andrea and James of Ruff Creek Photography any day. They were also very flexible working with us initially online and came to the house at a time and day convenient for us for our final meeting.

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Joe Hatton Photography
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sheila G.
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My family had a wonderful session with Joe. He was great with working with small children and helping them to cooperative and hold still for the photos. He also brought fantastic props for us to use and took his time. The value of of package is fantastic too. We will be using him again for our next photography needs.

The Combs Creative
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Sia U.
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We got married on 9/8/18 and used the Combs Photography and it was one of the best decisions for our big day. Jessica and Cody were great from the beginning. Jessica was very professional every time I communicated to her and her responses were always on time. They traveled and were at the venue a day before to go over possible photo shots and they even did RESEARCH on our venue BEFOREHAND to check out possible photo ideas!! Both Jessica and Cody were easy to talk to and we felt very comfortable with them, which is so important when it comes to the vendors you use for such an important day. The day of, they were EVERYWHERE! I mean, every time I turned around or every time my wedding party turned around, Jessica and Cody were snapping pics of something or someone! Even after I told them they were good to go, they wanted to stay to take pictures of candid moments :) And then there’s the actual photos! Great quality and edits and I only have my sneak peeks! I can’t wait to see the rest of the photos because I know they will be amazing. It was awesome to have two photographers vs just one and it just brought an ease of mind. Thanks Cody and Jessica!!

EmmaLens Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda E.
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Emma was simply fabulous. Our pictures look amazing. My daughter adored her. She was super easy to communicate with. She spent more than enough time with us and was able to capture all the pictures I wanted. I’m so happy we picked her out of the numerous photographers that I researched.

Amanda D Photography
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Harley S.
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Amanda D Photography has done my daughters' Easter pictures for the last three years. They are absolutely incredible and she is always so great with my wiggly daughters! I don't want to go anywhere else!

  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel K.
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My husband and I have used Mischief and Laughs Photography twice now for portraits of our toddler son. We have been thrilled with the results! Cara takes the time to capture just the right moments. She is very patient and engaging with children, which makes for wonderful pictures.

  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kate B.
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Bruce is great! He's our go-to for all our photography and videography needs!

Allen Meyer Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Casey B.
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I got my engagement pictures done with Allen and Leah. I’ve always followed Allen’s page and admired his nature photography and when I first got engaged, I had the craziest idea to message Allen and ask if he’d stray outside his landscape photos and do our engagement pictures for us! Allen responded promptly and was so excited about the idea! We were soooo happy we reached out because the photos were absolutely gorgeous and perfectly represented my, now, husband and I as a couple. It’s clear Allen and Leah love what they do and to say they do a good job is an understatement. I would recommend them to anyone no matter the occasion, Allen can capture it. They were such a pleasure to work with!

Kaitlin Ann Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly V.
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Kaitlin was easy and enjoyable to work with for our wedding. She took the time to set up a list of priority shots and find out what was most important to us. She was very quick to provide the digital copies and also send a very cool Zip drive with the photo ms as well. We’d definitely work with Kaitlin again if we had the need for a photographer

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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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