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  • 5 years in business
  • 293 hires on Thumbtack
  • Lincoln University, PA 19352


The photographers were very professional. They showed up on time and were set up ready to go when the party started. I would recommend and use them again.

  • 274 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10021


My girlfriend hinted (like beating me over the head with a 2”x4”) that she hoped a photographer would be around to capture our impending proposal. So I did what any 21st century guy would do and hit the internet. I emailed several photographers in the tri-state area, all getting back to me with varying fees and availability. I found Neil Blake on Thumbtack. His personal website showed his experience, so I explained to him that I would like for him to secretly photograph my proposal. I detailed that I had hired a caricaturist (if you’re reading this and also are in the market for a caricaturist, look no further than Jessica du Preez) that would be drawing me on one knee proposing to my girlfriend though we would be sitting next to each other on a park bench. He agreed, and we were set. The big day was a beautiful October Sunday in Hoboken. So perfect, in fact, that there were literally dozens of people taking pictures (with what looked to me like high-end cameras). My girlfriend and I walked around the general area that I had laid out for the caricaturist to set up and for Neil to be ready to find us. I literally had no idea what Neil (or my caricaturist looked like), and so I wasn’t sure if people were taking pictures of us or of the scenery (and it turned out that it was Neil taking a few of those pictures, he really did a wonderful job at being so discreet). Once I found my caricaturist and the drawing was in progress, he would walk by non-chalantly (pretending to be one of these everyday photographers enjoying the beautiful day) and marvel at how well the drawing was coming along and ask my caricaturist if it would be alright if he could take a picture while she sketched and ask us if he could take our picture (of course it was okay! But my girlfriend was still not entirely in the know. It was all for her, and it was perfect. Neil was fantastic. I can’t believe how they went above and beyond to really play the parts that I asked them to play). He walked away and took some other discreetly long-distance shots, shots from behind, everything. You can really tell the entire story from the pictures – leading up to the caricature, during the caricature, after she said yes. And I think that’s more than I could have hoped for when I hired him to be our photographer. After the gig was up, he brought us around for 30 minutes or so posing us against the skyline and taking literally hundreds of pictures. I really feel like I got a lot for my money, and I don’t see how I would do it any differently (and that goes for not only Neil, but also Jessica). I am still blown away by how flawless the day turned out for me and my now fiancée – partly due to the fact that I did not know what Neil (nor my caricaturist, Jessica du Preez, for that matter (whom I also highly recommend, but that is for another review)) looked like, partly because I was hoping for true perfection, and partly due to the stress of getting several pieces (timing, two people (caricaturist and photographer) working together that have never even met, etc) into place without my girlfriend knowing (okay, so she knew it was coming. But she did not know how and what I had planned, so she was still very much in the dark). At the onset of this review, I had hoped that it would be more about the professionalism and expertise of Neil and less about me and the proposal, but let my excitement and joy be a testament to him. For any function at all, consider hiring Neil Blake to capture the story. He will do a superb job.

  • 29 years in business
  • 240 hires on Thumbtack
  • West Chester, PA 19382


My daughter had painted some amazing oil paintings! My family and friends all wanted copies. I looked on line as to how to create prints. The only real way is to develop photos of them and prints from the photo's. Thumbtack was great because it gave me 5 professional photographers right in my area. I liked Mike's profile and the amazing work he has done. From there the effort on my part was so easy! Mike picked up the paintings, shot the photos in his professional studio, returned the paintings, and provided the files on line and a link to have prints made. I didn't have to leave the house! I knew the prints had to be made professionally at a high resolution with the proper lighting. I looked at the files on line and they were amazing! I purchased prints, full size matching the size of the paintings and then also several 11" x 14". The prints were awesome! The clarity and detail were almost better than the oil paintings themselves! Mike was so friendly, professional and responsive. It was a great experience! The awe's on Christmas day said it all! I recommend Mike to anyone! Thx! Joe Ross

  • 26 years in business
  • 187 hires on Thumbtack
  • Conshohocken, PA 19428


It is such a pleasure to work with Jim! Not only the pictures turn out great, he also take the efforts to make modifications. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a professional photographer and looking forward to work with him in the future!

  • 11 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Leesport, PA 19533

Melissa A.

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I usually don't do reviews however I have to stop and write something for this photographer. She's not a photographer only, she is a multitasking wonderful person. Her pictures and ideas were beautiful and her patience for crying flowers girls are top notch. She also went above and way beyond to keep the bride calm and actually enjoy her wedding day. You are fabulous.

  • 7 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Derwood, MD 20855


Arlie was a consummate professional in every aspect. She showed a high degree of patience and willingness to accommodate my daughter and me. She was extremely gracious and made us feel comfortable for first-timers getting professional, quality photos taken. Arlie was very knowledgeable and had good photo taking tips from makeup- to hair- to lighting. When my daughter needs headshots redone, or I ever decide to get an executive shot taken in the future – Arlie will be on our short list of qualified, skilled photographers for sure! Mike

  • 8 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Belleville, NJ 07109


I am a professional photographer with a wide array of styles. You can view my web page to see what I've done. Contact me if you're interested. Thanks. Below are other clients' reviews: "Ricky, you did a phenominal job. You are an official family photographer! I am so looking forward in doing more projects with you." "The pictures are fantastic; we couldn't be happier! We had such a great time! Who knew posing for pictures could be so much fun? Trusting your artistic judgment was a no-brainer; you made me feel so at ease. The proof is in the pictures. Not only did he have great set of prom pictures, but we have real 'art' for our home! We can't wait to see what you have in store for the graduation!" "If you ever need a good photographer, his name is Rick, and he is one of my Facebook friends. He is the best!" "Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did at Mariah's first birthday party. The pictures came out beautiful, and you really captured the essence of the day. It's not easy chasing around a cranky 1 year old for hours, but you made it work, and because of that, we have wonderful memories of her first birthday!" For a new update, Lugo Studios offers photo booth services.

  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Philadelphia, PA 19130

Angela W.

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Ms Hailey was the photographer for my daughter's Sweet 16th Party that was held at a banquet facility for 4 hours. I didn't tell her what photos to shoot but she sucessfully captured so many beautiful memories for my daughter. If we did not have Ms Hailey so many precious moments would have been missed. Her photos, professionalism and warm demeanor was outstanding. I fully recommend her for your next event. I will definitely be securing her for my future events personally and as an event coordinator. A Very Pleased Client!!!! :-)

  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Wausau, WI 54403

Matt C.

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Our overall experience with Barrett Images was great! Ashley was more than happy to work with us and take the pictures we felt were important. She was also very knowledgeable with the poses which made the whole process quick and smooth. She even came to the chapel a day ahead of time to plan out some of the outdoor pictures! She was able to give us over 500 edited pictures on a couple CD's so that we could take a look at them and start working on an album. She also has access to the photo printing services which makes Barrett Images a one stop shop. Ashley was very easy to work with and I highly recommend her for her photography services.

  • 13 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Absecon, NJ 08201

Erin C.

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Beau was an excellent photographer and his price quote was very reasonable. I decided to hire him, not because of his very fair price quote, but because his work speaks for itself on his Studio Website. We discussed our expectations via email and had a brief conversation on the phone. He was easy to reach and we scheduled our shoot for the following weekend. He arrived early for the shoot, took his time and was very aware of what we wanted and delivered 100%. He was not afraid to lie down in the dirt to get the perfect shot. He was patient and very friendly. We had the photos via email the following day and they exceeded our expectations. We are currently trying to schedule a follow up mini couple's shoot with him ASAP. I would highly recommend hiring Beau Ridge or any Photographer from his studio. Will definitely hire him for any or all of our photographs in the future, including our wedding. Do not look any further, you will be so happy that you hired Beau Ridge.

  • 34 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Merchantville, NJ 08109

Susan B.

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Scott's artistry as a photographer is like none I have seen! He has a way of finding the composition of a picture where an untrained eye sees none. I asked Scott to shoot some pictures of my toddler granddaughter and was in awe of the images he captured, especially since the subject was a moving target! I can't stop looking at them! We'll see you in a few months for updated pictures!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11215

Lindsey S.

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We hired Ryan to photograph our son's 1st birthday party and could not be happier with his work! Ryan arrived on time and really worked non stop to document every little detail that we mentioned to him. He was extremely professional and friendly, and his artistic abilities really show through in his photographs. We would hire Ryan again in a heart beat! Awesome job and it was a pleasure working with him!!! THANK YOU!

  • West Chester, PA 19382


I am always looking to satisfy my clients. I have been shooting photographs since the 1980s. What was once a medium-format camera and black-and-white darkroom development at home is now a Nikon digital camera and lots of software. There are so many things you can do on the creative end with digital photography, and I love it.

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