Find an event photographer near Providence, RI

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a photographer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to set up an appointment or a consultation with a photographer near you during the COVID-19 pandemic is by conducting an online search. Start by scheduling a call with the photographer. If possible, it may be better to use a video call service so that the photographer can get an idea of the site location. Take this opportunity to discuss safety measures you can take during this time, as well as whether it’s safe to complete the project now or simply postpone it.

Does a photographer need to enter my home?

There are many situations in which a photographer does not need to enter your home. It’s not uncommon for people to prefer to have their pictures taken outdoors. If you're hiring a photographer, maintain safe distances, avoid being in the same room, sanitize all involved surfaces and conduct payment using digital platforms. You can discuss strategies as you complete your search for local photographers.

How can I find out if a photographer is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Consult your city or state’s government websites, which typically have information on which services are deemed essential during the pandemic. 

For national information, visit CISA’s page on Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. Here, you can find 16 different types of essential infrastructure sectors that can continue operating unimpeded during the pandemic. But some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do photographers offer remote or virtual services?

Photography happens in person, but photographers may be able to offer other remote services safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, they may be able to offer editing and other post-processing services. 

If you see that a photographer is offering remote services in their profile, contact them and ask what those services include.

Can I use digital payments to pay for wedding and event photography services?

As digital forms of payment and money transfer are becoming more popular, wedding and event photographers are likely to use digital services. These include PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Venmo, Square Cash and more. As you search online for local wedding and event photographers, ask them if they accept digital payments and, if so, which ones you can use. And make sure to have a strategy in place for safe social distancing.

Reviews for Providence event photographers
Thumbtack Customer
Matt was the photographer for our corporate event and he was great at responding and dealing with the craziness before the event in a very professional manner. He took amazing photos of all the action at the party and really made sure each photo was memorable. He was personable and easy to talk and plan with what exactly we wanted done at the event. We would definitely hire him again!
Safari PhotographySafari Photography
Thumbtack Customer
It was wonderful to work with Matty. He was very personable and did a great job mingling inconspicuously among the guests. He seems to have a good eye for composition, I am waiting to see the online photos so cannot give a full review. I would definately reccommend him based on his personality, and performance at the event.. Once I see the photos he could be a 5 star. He was early for the event at a restaurant in Providence and stayed later than arranged.
Matt Viens PhotoMatt Viens Photo
Os O.
Justin was Fantastic and very friendly. At short notice, he went above and beyond for our traditional wedding and was also patient with my family. I highly recommend him for any events where you need a professional and thorough photographer and videographer.
Justin McAfee PhotographyJustin McAfee Photography
Angela b.
What luck for us that we were able to have John photograph our daughters sweet 16 party!!! He was amazing. He worked so well with all the kids, and they all loved him! John has a wonderful personality and demeanor. As a photographer he was punctual, professional, open to suggestions, and always providing insight for a fabulous shot! I’ll add a few photos here but I hope he puts our event on his thumbtack page! We are so happy with his work and can’t wait to work with him again! Also, I am a wedding officiant, you can be sure that I will suggest John for wedding events as they come up! I am very confident in his work! Thank you John!!
John Klippel Photography ColoradoJohn Klippel Photography Colorado
Prerna G.
Robert and Cheryl were a great team to work with. Their work was excellent, and they surprised us with some great candid photos. On my request to have group photos for our wedding reception, Robert followed us with every group, while Cheryl took pictures from a distance. The product was a combination of group and candid pictures, capturing our event very nicely. They were punctual, no hassle and easy to communicate with. They delivered on time and accommodated all our requests. Would recommend highly, and would definitely use them again.
Tktrooper PhotographyTktrooper Photography
Christena C.
Bruno was extremely professional and approachable and was great about communicating before the event. He also took beautiful, bright and clear photos and was able to capture some really special moments. He, along with one of his team members, managed to take great photos of various activities, performances, and interactions at a festival with several hundred people at the Roger Williams Park Casino (inside and outside of it) in RI. Needless to say, we are very pleased with his work! And we'll definitely be reaching out to him again in the future. Five stars!
Photography By BrunoPhotography By Bruno
Thumbtack Customer
As the director of a church I deal wth a lot of contractors and I can honestly say that Matty is in a class of his own. We hired him to shoot a church event and he was extremely professional, friendly with everyone he shot, and respectful of the 100-year old building and sanctuary. The photos are AMAZING and will be a cornerstone to all of our outreach projects. He captured the event in a way that truly demonstrates the joy and happiness of all that attended. Matty exceeded any expectations that we could have hoped for and I would highly recommend him.
Matt Viens PhotoMatt Viens Photo
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