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  • 9 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 hours

Jacqueline G.

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Jolie photographed our wedding last week and was phenomenal. She was on time, professional, kind, and had the best ideas for photographing our event. She worked well with us to get an idea of exactly the type of photos we were hoping to get and really listened to us. We have seen a few photos from the event and are already blown away. I knew when we booked Jolie as our photographer that the photos would be beautiful but, we are still in awe by just how beautiful they have turned out. I can't think of a better photographer than Jolie. Love everything about her and her work!

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: 7 hours

Kimberly S.

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Roxy is fantastic. Roxy has been amazing to work with through out planning the wedding. She did our engagement pictures and we have had so many compliments on her wonderful work. I look forward to seeing the magnificent work she creates for our wedding pictures. Roxy is one of those photographers that you can put all of your faith in and just know you are going to get fantastic photographs.

Stephanie L.

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We could not have asked for a better engagement photographer. Roxy made us both so comfortable and was just a joy to photograph with. Our photos turned out absolutely stunning, and we are so sad that she was booked for our wedding day.

Aimee B.

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Creative, unique and breathtaking are how I would describe the outcome of our family photos. Engaging, funny and easy going are how I would describe our photographer, Roxy. Without question we will be requesting to use her skills again.

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  • 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!

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!!

Valerie A.

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Lindsay was professional from my first interaction to the end. She was very understanding and patient in trying to nail down time and date. She was fast at responding to my questions and nailed the photo shoot. I have only seen 6 photos so far and we LOVE them all :) She picked a great location, was already there when we arrived and the dogs loved her! It was a great experience and I would book her again :)

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  • 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!

Melissa M.

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Jimmy is a super nice guy who was very attentive to what we wanted for our wedding photography. He shot some beautiful posed portraits along with some great candids. He always seemed to be close at hand during the reception when we asked for photos with specific guests and also took some beautiful shots of our decor and the setting. Spectacular job and a great value!

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.

  • 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!!

Oluchi R.

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Shelby was kind, professional, and fun! My family and I very much enjoyed shooting with her, and appreciated her direction during the session. We love the 20+ photos that we received from her (on such a cute flash drive)! If my husband and I lived closer to the Savannah/Charleston area, we'd probably use her services more regularly. Thanks, Shelby!

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.

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  • 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!

Carmen D.

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Our experience with Rūta was amazing. She took pictures for us on our wedding day and we were so delighted to have worked with her. Both she and her assistant photographer were very professional and a pleasure to work with. Thank you Rūta.

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!

  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 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!

  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 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!

  • North Charleston, SC

Michelle F.

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My family had their photos taken by Ashley Ann at Equality Photography, the photos turned out great and didn't appear posed like you see when you visit a photo studio. Ashley was very professional and at ease getting the seven of us together. The photos turned out great especially since the weather that day was overcast.

Sean C.

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Ashley was the main photographer at my wedding 2 years ago. She did a fantastic job in my opinion. Provided us with professional service and great photos.

Victoria T.

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She is deff the most amazing photographer around!! I would use her again for my pics a million times!!!

  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Krystle G.

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I have had the best experience working with Nora and her husband Al for our engagement session and our wedding. They really captured the moment and were very professional. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a photographer. She even gave us wallet size pictures to pass out to our family which I wasn't expecting. She really went above and beyond adding those finishing touches. They really had our best interest at heart. I am pleased with the end result!

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!

Jennifer S.

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She was great!! Our special day was in the backyard of our rented beach house and she really caught all the special moments! She was down to improvise. She was not pushy.. She was all around up to the task of providing excellent service as a photographer! Special thanks to all my special memories caught by her. Brings me back to that special day.

  • 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.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Charleston, SC

Xiomara S.

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She is worth every penny you spend with her! I use her images for my blog. Not only does she do portraits but also product photography. My business has had an increase of following since hiring Gina for professional pictures. Thanks so much!

Jay O.

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I am an artist and Gina takes the photos for my website and social media. She is very responsive to my requests and I've never had a problem with her work. I would highly recommend for anyone looking for portraits or any art work!

Maria M.

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She is such a fun photographer tower with! She is sweet and very professional.

  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Ladson, SC

Rubia R.

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My husband and I had a fall couples photoshoot done with Julia and I loved our pictures, we were very pleased with the results and have booked her again for this coming fall and hoping to do a boudoir as well soon! I would recommend her to anyone that asks for a professional photographer.

Barbara O.

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I needed a professional headshot for work, & Julia was able to schedule me & edit the proofs quickly. I'm very happy with the results. Highly recommend!

Davis A.

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Julia did a great job, even with all of the kids.

  • 4 years in business
  • Charleston, SC

Erica H.

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My husband and I had an engagement photo shoot with Sarah and WOW, our pictures are so great! We had so much fun with Sarah, she's personable, knowledgable and very responsive to e-mails. We had never done a photo shoot before, she helped us with poses and let us try any I had seen on Pinterest- did I mention she's patient lol! We had a blast and made memories we will have forever. I recommend Sarah to friends and family often, she's fantastic!

Beth H.

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Sarah has done both our adoption portfolio pictures and our newborn photo shoot for our precious baby girl. The adoption of our daughter was quite a surprise and we didn't have any advance notice to get the newborn pictures done. Sarah was kind enough to fit us right into her schedule! Both shoots turned out beautiful pictures and we were so comfortable during the shoots. We could not recommend her more highly!

Michelle W.

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Sarah is full of beautiful photographic ideas and is eager to please. She is great with kids and pets! Somehow she captures my family's chaos in a gorgeous way every time. Seeing the awesome photos she has taken of my family makes me forget the chaos, and reminds me of how special each family moment is.

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

Silvia P.

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Abigail is an amazing professional whose finished products are truly artwork. My experience with her was the best I have ever had with a photographer, and look forward to working with her again in the future. Highly recommend!

Laura C.

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super talented photographer and amazing studio. Highly recommend!!

  • 6 years in business
  • Summerville, SC

Rebekah B.

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A friend referred Megan to me as my wedding photographer, and I'm so happy I chose her! She has a very sweet demeanor and an artistic eye, which enabled her to charmingly capture our wedding day. She also demonstrated a lot of patience with our large wedding party and family troop. I definitely recommend her!

Abigail S.

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Megan shot our wedding photos, it was fun and they turned out beautifully! She was willing to take any special shots we wanted.

  • 7 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Charleston, SC

Donna T.

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Robert Lange has taken photographs of my family and dear friends. He has the most unusual gift of bringing his clients to such a relax state that he can capture the fleeting moments that come from the joy of the spirit and not suppressed by the ego. He somehow allow the person to just be and not worry about how they look or what will people think! We have all been there right?.I have not seen this quality in other photographers quite like his. His quite, hard working with a humorous personality that can relax his clients and not worry about photos being taken. They actually enjoy the experience. He is truly and artist that captures the surrounding environment and make it reflect upon the joys of the spirit he is photographing. When I look at his work I see joy in full motion. Highly recommend his work.

Tara K.

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I was in need of boudoir photographs for a present I was making for my hisband. A friend recommended Robert. I would be lying if I said I wasn't the least bit nervous about being in minimal wear around a stranger, but Robert made the situation most comfortable and allowed me to make decisions on the shots I wanted. As we progressed in the shoot and as I became more comfortable Robert made great suggestions of additional "sexy", but classic boudoir shots! He was very discrete in communication and production of the photographs. He even suggested this fantastic black, leather book for the pictures! Overall, the project was fabulous and my husband loved the photo's! I would definitely recommend Robert, but most of all because of the comfort level and professionalism he provides.

Carolyn W.

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My son, daughter-in-law and I spent almost 4 hours with Robert in our photo session. He quickly made it possible for us all to feel at ease in front of his camera and that shows in the fact that the photographs are so beautiful. It is difficult to choose a favorite photo because there are so many wonderful shots. The day was perfect in so many ways made so by working with an artist who felt like a long known friend after first meeting. I have and will continue to highly recommend Robert to one and all who are even considering using the services of a professional, very professional and talented, photographer. He is a master at encouraging and capturing "the moment".

  • 3 years in business
  • Goose Creek, SC

Ashley H.

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I had a wonderful experience with Cassie Wilson! I had a two year and a 10 month old, both passed their bedtimes, and she worked great with both-- despite their crankiness! The pictures turned out beautifully. I could not have asked for better photographer!

Amanda H.

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Cassie did our family photos with our furbabies and they couldn't have been any better, exactly what I wanted! Not to mention she went above and beyond to get the perfect picture, which isn't easy with my pups. Thank you so much Cassie!!

Samantha C.

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She is an amazing photographer that goes out of her way for her clients. Speedy turn around with finished product. I would recommend her to anyone!!!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 min

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!!!

  • 16 years in business
  • Beaufort, SC

American Pride B.

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I first had Kimberly organize and clean my house and have since had her clean-up my construction job-sites and cook for me multiple times. Her work ethic and integrity are outstanding. I would recommend her for anything she does. I'm looking forward to having her take my family portrait of my son and I in the near future.

  • 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

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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.

  • Mount Pleasant, SC

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I am a local Charleston based wedding and portrait photographer specializing in beach weddings. I am available for small intimate events.

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  • North Charleston, SC

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I am a wedding photographer with over 500 weddings covered. Call to schedule an appointment, and for a no-obligation free quote! Call Gary.

  • Charleston, SC

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“Need a Wedding Photographer on May 11, 2013”

Folly Beach, SC

Photography type
Wedding / Engagement
Photo products
CD / DVD, Ability to purchase prints online
Budget
Not sure yet
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Wedding is at 6pm. Not really sure how long I need a photographer for. I don't think I want getting ready pictures, just pictures of ceremony and some of reception.
$537
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“Need a Portrait Photographer”

Ladson, SC

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Children / Baby
Photo shoot location
Outdoors
Photo products
CD / DVD
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Nephews 1st birthday family session and smash the cake session
$140
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“Need an Event Photographer”

Goose Creek, SC

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Special occasion, Event
Photo products
Online or digital proofs and prints
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$200 or less
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I'm putting my husband to rest sat at 12 and may need someone there. A friend is doing a bike ride sunday and would like for someone to be there to see how many ppl ride
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