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  • 9 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

Micah A.

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If you need a photographer for any type of shoot, you HAVE to get Jolie Connor! My husband and I had an intimate wedding ceremony in Charleston, SC and the photos Jolie took far exceeded our expectations! She responds quickly and professionally and posted sneak peaks for us the day of! She was so skilled in posing us, directing the shots, finding the light, everything! You definitely need to have her do your shoot :)

Anne C.

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Jolie was a very professional, personable photographer. Our pictures turned out so natural. She is very affordable and flexible allowing us to do newborn pictures, sibling pictures and family pictures. The turn-around was very quick (< 1 week) and were nicely touched up. We also very much appreciated getting access to all of the pictures.

Amanda H.

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Jolie was an extremely awesome photographer! She was on time and went straight to work taking pictures. She was very professional and nice. We immediately got 19 teaser photos and they were gorgeous!!! We can't wait for the rest!

  • 19 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Debra W.

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I did not get lined up with a photographer until a week before the wedding. Roxy just happened to have that date free up, so we quickly set up a meeting and my husband and I were thrilled with her flexible and easy-going manner. On the day of the wedding she was prompt and very professional, but fun at the same time! She joined in conversations while taking pictures at the same time. Her work seemed so effortless, that we wished she could stay just to enjoy the rest of the day with us! And the pictures turned out fabulously!!! The entire family is so excited about them because she was able to capture candid moments that were very special to us. Thank you Roxy for your beautiful work, you really captured the spirit of the day, and we'll be coming back for family photos!! And the feeling is unanimous- you were such a blessing to Brandon and I!!

Sandi H.

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Roxy is absolutely wonderful! We were supposed to be married on the beach at sunrise, but Mother Nature had a different idea. We were faced with gale force winds and rain. She came prepared for the elements, but we chose to stay indoors. She quickly adapted and made sure we still got some inventive shots! Bravo to her!

Miranda S.

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Wonderful photographer and so easy to work with! She knows her stuff and made our shoot with 3 kids feel effortless and enjoyable.

TOP PRO
  • 5 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Milena A.

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Nicole was a fantastic photographer who took beautiful photographs that immortalized our day. She was professional, friendly, and talented. I couldn't recommend her more.

April G.

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Amazing photos by a very talented photographer! 100% happy! Highly recommend High Cotton Studios to capture life's most priceless memories :)

Sue P.

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i had to arrange for a reception from afar, and the photographer was exceptional in knowing what i needed.

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 24 min

Sarah A.

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Lindsay gave me a quote within minutes of my post on Thumbtack, and we had arrangements for a family photo shoot within a few hours. She had great suggestions for insuring that we were happy with our photo shoot on the beach and was happy to answer all my "mom" questions about preparing the kids (3 yrs old and 1 yr old). During the photo shoot she was totally prepared (even brought bug spray!), laid back, fun, creative and adapted to whatever my kids happened to be doing at the moment. She read my mind in terms of my "vision" and produced amazing photos that we'll truly cherish forever! We would definitely recommend her to anyone!

Denise H.

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We hired Lindsay for a newborn photography session for our 3 week old daughter. We are so over-the-top happy that we can not explain. Lindsay kept in contact and was able to come to our home on a Sunday which helped with our schedule. She was SO patient with our daughter, allowing time for her to get settled and able to be posed. She brought props and headbands too and captured all of the photo ideas we had plus some! She sent us previews right away and we are over-the-moon! Lindsay is so talented and the photos are beyond our expectations. Don't second guess hiring her.. Do it!! You will be so happy you did.

Katherine N.

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Lindsay was AMAZING, the quality of her work is world class, she was courteous, kind and open to our picture suggestions. She was quick to respond to our last minute request for a family photo shoot when our original photographer had to cancel at the last minute. From start to finish she made the entire process fun easy and simple!!! She made the shoot a fun filled memorable experience. If you are looking for an awesome photographer look no further. The quality of our pictures were amazing and our family will cherish her work for the rest of our lives!!! DEFINATELY RECOMMEND!!

TOP PRO
  • 9 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 min

Andrea D.

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My dad booked EyeTonic Photgraphy for my wedding. Jimmy is an amazing photographer to work with. Super friendly, easy to communicate with and very flexible. He drove to Savannah from Charleston, he arrived earlier and stayed later then was originally booked to make sure he got every perfect shot. My husband and I got married at 7:30pm at the Cathderal of St. John's the baptist, so lighting was definitely a concern for us but Jimmy pulled it off! We got our photos back within a week and we were extremely happy with the results. I will definitely be using him again in the future and recommend to anyone!

Fonda D.

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I have nothing but great revues for EyeTonic Photography. Jimmy C captured our son's wedding to perfection from those candid shots to those truly elegant images. He's a highly skilled and professional photographer. You will not go wrong booking him for whatever your photography needs are.

Thumbtack Customer

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An amazing photographer who loves his work.

  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 47 min

Emily A.

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Shelby did an amazing job on my engagement photos which were taken here in Charleston recently and she will also be shooting my wedding this coming March! She has been fantastic to work with because she is very easy to communicate with, flexible, well prepared, patient, and fun! She will give you as much guidance as you need during the shoot, but is always open to new ideas. She goes above and beyond to make her clients comfortable and happy. She completely blew me out of the water with how beautiful my engagement photos turned out and I'm really looking forward to her shooting my wedding! Shelby Belle Photography is one of the best choices I've made so far in planning my wedding. I will definitely have her do more work for us in the future!!

Alan B.

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We had a great experience working with Shelby! She was friendly, patient, attentive to detail, and made us very comfortable. She was great at planning my surprise proposal location and we got many great shots after to commemorate the day! So happy that I hired her! She even sent us a few preview shots the next day so we could share the news with friends and family (and social media). Looking forward to seeing all the rest of the photos!

Trisha P.

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Shelby has provided excellent photographs of my daughter even before she was born. Shelby makes it feel like a natural experience and you always feel comfortable. My husband and I will continue to choose Shelby as our family photographer as long as she is a photographer. Can't wait for our next session.

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Richard H.

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Ruta was/is such a breath of fresh air and intentional artist in our wedding day experience. Getting an excellent wedding photographer was one of my biggest anxieties as I was a bride from the west coast planning a wedding on the east coast, and knowing most of my family would be experiencing my wedding only through the photographs taken. In addition, I was grieving that my niece who is a fabulous natural light Canadian photographer would not be able to attend and capture our wedding, so had a degree of skepticism while we explored photography professionals. Also, as the photographer follows you throughout the day in potentially intimate and emotional times, having a person(s) who you feel connection with and trust implicitly was so important to us! Ruta came alongside us on our special day with her assistant John. They were both a delight and knew their craft. Even when we were talking with Ruta in advance of our wedding, she made recommendations to adjusting the hours of our wedding to better maximize the best light we could expect on that particular day. We loved how she and her assistant just went about their work, but would ask and give direction as needed. The few photographs that we received (within a few hours of our wedding!!!) give us hope of a great portfolio to come. I love the use of natural light photography and have always been drawn to that art. If there was one thing I would suggest for improvement would be to have another person be around to make sure that collar points are where they need to be, hair is looking fresh, etc. as several of the photographs could have been improved with those details fixed. We would highly recommend Ruta and her crew. She's both a lovely person as well as knows her craft well. My niece who is a well-known and published professional natural light in Canada agrees that the photographs we've received so far are really great! You won't be disappointed! Thank you Ruta for helping to capture our special day that we had worked toward so hard for, in reality, so many years! You're the best and we appreciate you so much!

Heather O.

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Ruta captured our wedding ceremony and reception beautifully. She is a brilliant photographer and a joy to work with!

Amy D.

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A gifted photographer!

  • 2 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Kevin H.

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We had the opportunity to work with Heather, of Palmer Photography, the day after Thanksgiving. I can't say enough good things about working with her. She is a very special photographer. We had a group of ten, 6 adults, which are problematic in themselves, and 4 children of 4 months to 11 years. I found her ability to work with the children extraordinary. Her strength is with the toughest group, in my opinion. With the adults, she suggested flasks for the guys, knowing in our meeting I would be very controlling. I never took a sip during the shoot, because she had it all under control. I would recommend her highly. One of my daughters is thinking about using her in Atlanta, and she knows a number of locally based ohotographers there, but Heather was a level or two beyond. I have only seen 4 pictures so far, and they were wonderful. Heather goes through a whole editting process. She is an artist. My feeling is that she takes a good picture and makes it great. She spent twice the time with us then we spoke of. No rushing. We did do some posing, but it's not always the posing as to getting there, and I saw her camera in action. I can't wait to see the pictures. I am so sure they will be great, and in just talking to her and seeing her work with us, I am so sure our session will reflect our family. Heather is a PRO. I recommend her highly.

Thumbtack Customer

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5 Stars, 10/10, 2 thumbs up... Heather deserves every great rating possible. I contacted her to shoot my proposal in Downtown Charleston and she was fantastic to work with. She responded quickly to every single question I had (which was a lot!). Her experience showed as she was able to give thoughtful recommendations to make sure the pictures were captured perfectly in the setting I wanted. And most importantly, the photos are OUTSTANDING! You can not go wrong with her, I'm lucky to have picked her out of all the other photographers available!

Molly D.

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Heather was such an incredible person to work with. Always accessible and so great with our family. I can’t wait to see the beautiful images she captured. If you want a professional who will go to the ends of the earth (literally she coordinated with me while I was in Korea) Heather is your photographer.

  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Charlie M.

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It was a delight working with Emma. She went above and beyond to help capture our engagement moment and then she added a short impromptu engagement photo session on the end. She even enlisted the help of her husband and child to stand in and hold the perfect spot for the proposal. Emma is very professional, quick to respond, reasonably priced, and her work is amazing! I would recommend her to any and all for your photography needs. We could not be any more happy with our choice of photographer. We'll definitely be contacting her about our wedding photography in the coming months. Thanks, Emma!

Cody S.

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Emma did a wonderful job. My fiancé and I where a little nervous with using a new photographer but she did a wonderful job and had a price tag way less than 600+ for what everyone else quoted.

Diana T.

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Amazing, amazing photographer. We were so happy with our engagement pictures, and will be asking Emma to do our wedding!

TOP PRO
  • 6 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Kimm P.

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James did an excellent job photographing our wedding yesterday in Beaufort, SC! Despite the winter storms, he made it! Most of our conversations leading up to yesterday were through emails since I was in another country up until a few weeks ago and he always responded quickly! On the wedding day, he was prompt, relaxed and professional. He fit right into the group and from what he has shown us already, his pictures are beautiful. We can’t wait to see the rest! We would absolutely recommend him to anyone looking for a professional and talented photographer to capture their special day! Thanks again, James!

Jon C.

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James was great to work with. We were able to take some great pictures downtown with the hour we had. We walked all around downtown and James had a great eye for locations to take some great professional pictures. We finished up around 5 on Sunday, and he had 32 edited pictures to me the next morning. What a great surprise. I would highly recommend James for any photography needs you may have.

Dessi Y.

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Couldn’t have asked for a better photographer for our special day! I definitely reccomend 10/10!

  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Charleston, SC

Jay D.

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My wife to be was so stressed, I decided to take on the task of picking out the photographer. I was nervous about it, but made a great choice with Picture This. They are professional, thoughtful, and go above and beyond to make sure the day is special. The photographer was an awesome dude as well.. He never got in the way, and made my guests feel comfortable and at ease. Luckily, my wife was happy with my choice and the day turned out great.

Gina K.

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EXCELLENT service, that's really all I can say about this company. Their customer service is spot on, their responsiveness is first class, and their photographers are amazing. They made me feel extra comfortable on the day of my wedding, while taking out of this world pictures. I am truly grateful for them, and couldn't be happier with the way my special day turned out. Thanks!

Paula T.

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Working with Stephanie was a terrific experience! She is an amazing photographer!

  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Maribel D.

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We are very happy we chose, Photography by Leanor to capture our daughters wedding day! The photos are gorgeous, every sweet and important moment was captured, the quality of the final product... Amazing!! Also, the professionalism and work ethics of the photographers team was outstanding! We highly recommend this team of proffesionals, to capture through their lens the emotion, and beauty of your special event! Thanks Leanor!

Kayla D.

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Leanor did a wonderful job with our engagement and wedding pictures! She has a gift for capturing important moments and is a joy to work with. I would definitely reccomend her for her quality work and attention to detail.

Mike H.

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Leanor worked well with our daughter taking her Senior pictures. We would recommend her because she took beautiful pictures in unique locations that fit our daughter's personality. We will always treasure these pictures!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Lynn N.

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Very knowledgeable, fast, excellent quality work. I’m rating this photographer 5 stars for having my gallery up online the same day we shot, I have received all my full edited photos and it hasn’t even been 48 hours since the shoot :) quality and excellence have not been compromised for speed. Will use this photographer again

Liam L.

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Have worked with too many photographers to count and different agencies and Mitch is by far my favorite. There’s a connection with him I don’t feel with other pros! I also like the direction he gives. Only photographer that I recommend!!

Morales S.

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Mitch is a awesome photographer who knows what he is doing! He’s very professional and made my vision come to life.

  • 14 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 min

Maggie S.

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I think that this email I sent Adam sums up my experience: Good afternoon Adam, I pictures are amazing! I didn't grow up in a "photo-family" so I've never been a picture person. The idea of having pictures taken by a professional (save weddings/etc) is completely foreign to me. You've really changed my mind - you gave us a special experience and was able to capture it beautifully. Thank you for that. Your pictures are something I'll always enjoy! Best, Maggie

Julie J.

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Adam did a wonderful job photographing my parent’s 60th birthday party. He is a true professional. Everyone at the party commented on how he was everywhere and missed nothing! The photos were gorgeous and captured the true moments of joy on our faces. My favorite thing is the way he got people posing and then the split second after they stopped posing that captured their true personality. We loved every one of them and can’t wait to use Adam again.

Marci G.

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I had the pleasure of working with Adam on a recent trip to Folly Beach. His fun and easy going personality coupled with his beautiful work sets him apart. I cannot express how happy I am to have found him. His photographs captured the essence of our trip in the short time he was with us. He will be my first call on my next vacation to Charleston!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Charleston, SC

Natalie E.

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Worked well with me, listened to my comments and poses that I want to do. The pictures turned out great. Wonderful photographer, will be working with him again very soon.

Essence B.

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AMAZING work !

  • 5 years in business
  • Summerville, SC

Stephanie S.

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Chris and his beautiful wife drove 2 1/2 hours to my family beach vacation to do a shoot for us! Our whole family gets together once a year for a week long trip at the beach and he made that year spectacular by doing a family shoot for us! The photos turned out amazing and he got some beautiful shots! I couldn't have asked for a better photographer to capture our family! I highly recommend Chris, he's extremely personable and listens to exactly what your vision is and brings it to life!

Trish P.

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Great job! Our photo session was very professional and the pictures turned out better than we expected. I highly recommend Chris for your photo needs!

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Rebekah L.

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Sarah is an outstanding photographer. She is dedicated to bringing every client photos that fit their desires and styles through her own skilled, unique eye. She's a perfect mix of personality and professionalism when behind the lens. I would recommend her time and time again, for any photography need- weddings, engagement sessions, real estate, food, lifestyle, nature, and travel. She is the definition of a true artist.

Hannah N.

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Sarah is so fun to work with! She made us feel so comfortable and natural in front of the camera and her excitement for what she does is extraordinary. Highly recommend!

Ramona C.

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Sarah was amazing. I got some fashion pics taken, she had great ideas for poses for me to do!

  • Response time: 9 min
  • Moncks Corner, SC

Nicole A.

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We have had Anna Newsom as our photographer for MANY of our families big moments in life...Christmas family pictures, both my girls birthday parties, my second pregnancies maternity photos AND my second daughters birth!!! The photos we have from these events in our life are some of our deepest treasures...Anna truly truly has a gift for capturing these priceless moments! She works with INTEGRITY, sweetness and passion and we would highly recommend her to anyone who is needing these precious life moments caught in time. THANK YOU ANNA!!!

  • 3 years in business
  • Johns Island, SC

Jonathen R.

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Worked with Cara from Glassdoor photography and she did such an amazing job. Her professionalism is unpresidented and her eye for her art makes her the best photographer in Charleston. Will 100% use her again

So So Def DJ Keith

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  • Eutawville, SC

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I am a DJ and photographer. I do birthday parties and weddings. I design pictures. I deejay clubs and parties, and I also do invitations. Give me a call.

  • Charleston, SC

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With over two decades of creating beautiful work, our understanding of weddings and working with people put us at the top of your list for everything you would expect from a professional photographer.

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“Need a Wedding Photographer”

Summerville, SC

Event type
Wedding
Number of attendees
Less than 25
Photo products
I'm not sure
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My fiance and I are planning a very casual and quick wedding that will only include ourselves, our two children and the man who will be marrying us at a local bed and breakfast. I'm curious what the cost for a short and sweet event like this would be. Thank you!
$850
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“Need Portrait Photography”

Savannah, GA

Photography type
Portrait
Photo products
CD / DVD
Budget
$200 or less
Details
2 wardrobe changes, very professional and model like for the CEO. Does not have to be in studio.
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“Need a Photographer”

Pawleys Island, SC

Photography type
Other (family gathering of 12, gpa 2 gkids on vacation)
Photo products
Physical proofs and prints, Online or digital proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online, Album
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we will be at beach house with salt creek, would like photos taken there. There are 3 families for this union. Individual family photos are requesred as well as grandkids only. And of course the main photo being the whole group.
$206
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