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I absolutely loved working with Kelly she's an amazing photographer and all my pictures turned out amazing! She takes you to the most fantastic spots and always makes you feel beautiful.
JW photography took pictures of my family for us. She did a good job and we really like most of the photos. I was a little disappointed that some did not turn out because of where the sun was in the sky. We should have picked a different time of day, either early or late.
Patrick receives an 5 star rating from me for exceeding all of my expectations in the areas of customer service, quality of work offered, price, timeliness, and most importantly the finished product. Let me preface my review by stating that I have had extensive prior experience working with photographers in Portland over the years including my year as Mrs. Oregon. When I went to choose a photographer for my fifteen year old daughter's headshot, I had several top photographers in mind. After reviewing his work on his site and finding it to be comparable to the best photographers in PDX, I selected Patrick over the others who were more well known to me due in great part to his flexibility, responsiveness, and customer service skills. (sadly these skills are rarely seen among top notch photographers.) I took a risk with someone I wasn't as familiar with and was pleasantly surprised to have all my expectations exceeded. Let me explain. Personality/Skill....My daughter had no prior experience with posing other than school photos. Additionally, she was apprehensive about going into a studio to take her head shots. Patrick put her at ease, was able to coach her through the basics of posing, and even brought in his makeup artist to give her some tips. To see the quality of her posing improve so much so very quickly over the course of the single session was nothing short of amazing. Makeup/Hair..One thing I was looking for in a photographer was a skilled makeup/hair artist. Not really knowing what to expect, I hoped for the best. It isn't uncommon to get a cookie cutter makeup look for all clients from a makeup artist. I was extremely impressed with Ashley. To begin with she cared enough about her work to ask for photos in advance of my daughter as well as the look she was going for. The final result was nothing short of amazing. She was able to achieve two distinct looks that we provided with precision. She is a perfectionist. It is her personality, however, that was perfect for our needs. She is a young woman who relates to teens extremely well. She brought my daughter out of her shell and put her at ease. I highly recommend paying extra to use her to do your makeup. It was money well spent as she created the foundation of the look that Patrick was able to capture very artistically. Price/Value..The photos are stunning. I didn't want a senior portrait photo being marketed as a headshot. Patrick really knows the local industry and what they are looking for in the various niche markets. We have a great assortment of photos reasonably priced. In my opinion, a photographer who is very skilled will charge a reasonable photo session fee and then charge for each photo selected individually. Don't get sucked into packages as you may end up with only one or two good shots while paying for many mediocre ones. Patrick is confident enough that he will get enough great must have shots that you will love that he will end up making the same or more money from me than a photographer who mandates a package. He doesn't need to force clients into packages. I literally love dozens of the final photos. When all is said and done, I will have paid less than I would have for a package with no assurance of quality. Customer Service..In the end the customer service is the most important part. Patrick was responsive to my initial inquiry and all follow up questions. The proofs were done remarkably fast. I will be scheduling a follow up session to pay for my final selections. He so cared about my daughter's experience, however, that he let her have a few of her favorite shots right away. That is something you would never see from a large photo studio. In short, you can't go wrong with Patrick.
One of the better photographers I've worked with in the past. Most of the photographers on thumbtack are a scam or aren't actual photographers. I was skeptical at first but was happy to be proved wrong. Will work with again in the future.
Rob came with his wife and the two did as much as two photographers. The quality of the resulting photography was excellent.
Deanna is the best! She is extremely talented, so genuine, and has a great eye for details. You will NOT be disappointed when working with Deanna. Her skills and talents are truly a gift! I highly recommend her as your next and only photographer! She photographed our wedding and several family sessions after we had kids!!
Adam was so easy to work. We requested candid photography for our event and the pics came out very good. Adam came in few mins early to the event and made sure he has all the right view and angles to cover the pics. He also bought portable lights for us as add ons to take few portrait pics of our family. Thanks Adam- we would hire you again and recommend to our friends and family Thanks Raj
Ryan is an incredibly talented photographer! I went to him for new acting headshots, and was not disappointed at all. He is friendly and easy to talk to, and was willing to talk through what was working and what was not with each photo. I would definitely recommend visiting him for your photo needs!
Jade has a fantastic photographic intuition! Absolutely wonderful at generating a vibe for fun pictures! She has an innate ability to orchestrate the delicacy of wedding photos by bringing family and friend groups together as well as a splendid sense of detail in capturing intimate photos of the bride and groom! It was a true honor, and a delightful enjoyment to experience her very professional and impeccable artistic skills at our wedding! Thank you Jade!
Best Photographer in the city.
I had some portraits taken by Julie while I was up visiting PDX. They were definitely some of my favorite images of myself by far. Not only did she make me laugh during the whole time, but she did a great job of capturing candids. I 10/10 recommend using her!
It was great working with the photographers. We were just supposed to have one photographer, but we ended up with two, so more photos! It was an outdoor wedding and the weather didn't fully cooperate; the photographers did a good job working with the elements and caught some nice moments.
I was planning a surprise proposal to my beautiful girlfriend Kim after a thrilling skydive at Skydive Oregon in Molalla. At the last min, I realized that I need a photographer to capture this big day! It was the weekend before the big surprise and I did a quick google search for photographers in the area. Amber was quick to respond and her price was very reasonable. I contacted her immediately and filled her in on the details. Amber played a huge part in coordinating all our friends and teaming up with my brother to make sure everything went perfect in surprising Kim. I knew there was a lot of things that could have gone wrong, but Amber even took time out of her day to come early in making sure everything went accordingly. With Amber's help, our special day went perfect! To make it even better, Amber took very beautiful prints, candid and action shots. Family is very important to me and because of Amber, I have beautiful memories to share with love ones back home in hawaii. Thank you Amber for your beautiful pictures and bending over backwards on capturing a very special day! Lars Valencia
Sienna and Josh are such an amazing couple and excellent photographers! Meeting with them to discuss our wedding was fantastic, they were on time, they answered all our questions, never hesitated on an answer! They were so kind and all around fun people! Felt more like having two new friends at our wedding than photographers! Our photos are beautiful and we were given a generous sneak peek while they still were working on them after the wedding. I highly recommend Sienna and Josh for your special day! They make taking the photos stress free and fun! Recommending them to ALL my friends and using them for any future photography needs I will have!
Abigayle Tarsches is one of the most accomplished photographers we have ever seen. Our experience with Abbey was one of sheer delight. She was extremely professional.. . organized, a joy to work with, was able to help move the whole wedding along and capture the most beautiful, intriguing photographs. When we saw them they literally took our breath away.... she is a true artist. We loved how she listened to what we wanted. And then she captured everything and more .. Our family is looking forward to having Abigayle at all of our important moments in life. She will be there to capture the events as only she can do. We wish we could give her a hundred star recommendation. Choosing Abigayle Tarsches to be your photographer will be one of the best decisions you will ever make in your life!!! With delight, Jackie Martin and family