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Columbia Family Photographers

Browse these family photographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Columbia.

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Hammond Photography
5.0
from 121 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 211 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amira A.
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I work in Los Angeles and I hired Jeff to shoot our pharmacy staff in South Carolina. Not being local it can be difficult to work with local photographers but Jeff was incredibly easy to work with. Professional and extremely flexible in working with me on availability. His photos turned out great and I will definitely be using him again.

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Huston Studio One
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ren C.
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Very professional . a wonderful photographer! My photos are amazing!!

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  • 23 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lance B.
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100% World Class and Professional Photographer who is pleasant to work with and understanding of his clients needs. With his background of working on the State House Grounds and working with people within the State House it made it much easier for Eno River Media to get what we needed done. He was most patient with 7-year-old Gregory Rowe who was meeting with South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and took some amazing photographs. Lance Britt President Board of Trustees Eno River Media

Backyard Photography
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie H.
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We had Jillian come to our house for family photos. She was awesome!! I highly recommend her

Charlie Mather Photography
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Fransica A.
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My wedding was QUICK, and hiring a photographer was a last minute job. Charlie Mathers made my day memorable, even under the short deadline. He captured everything I wanted my wedding to be, and I am grateful he was free to create this wonderful experience for me, and my family. I will always keep his number in my phone for upcoming events.

Tierra Moore Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Tara J.
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Tierra Moore Photography was very professional. Not only did she have great ideas she also listens to her clients and used their ideas! GREAT PHOTOGRAPHER!!!!!👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

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Allen Deal Photography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Coby B.
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My experience with Allen was outstanding, and I give him my highest recommendation. Allen took professional headshots for me and provided a very comfortable yet professional atmosphere that put me at ease, which I believe resulted in better photographs. He also suggested taking some of the pictures at a scenic location a few blocks from his studio, which was a great idea and provided a dynamic and visually unique backdrop for several of the photos. All of the pictures turned out great!

Fannie Mae Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Perry M.
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Stephanie McAbee is the best and most gifted photographer in the world! Not using her would be obsurd!

Mid Carolina Media
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Sandra H.
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Mid Carolina Media recently took videos and photos at our family gathering. The action shots of kids, pets, and water sports captured the emotions and energy perfectly. We enjoy re-living those moment as we share them with family and friends.

Budding Rose Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Caroline S.
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Jennifer was recommended to my husband and me for newborn photos by another photographer. We loved working with her! She was phenomenal on all levels. She was extremely patient and accommodating, so good with our little one, and her talent is nearly unmatched! We will definitely be using her again, and encourage others to do the same!

Daniel Wang Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Diane A.
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Daniel was wonderful to work with. He was pleasant, punctual, friendly and professional. Our photos were beautiful and candid. We would definitely hire him again and highly recommend him to others

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tori T.
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Rebecca does all of our family pictures every year! We are always in great locations! She is very professional and fun to work with!

Magical Moments Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
TOMMY J.
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My experience working with magical moments photography was excellent! The photographer was friendly, professional, creative and had an genuine interest in making sure my 25th birthday shots were exactly as i expected.

Chris Scott Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Shatavia W.
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Phenomenal photographer! Chris has a special vision for photography and gives his clients the best work! Please book him without thinking twice!

Daniel Newbanks Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Brett H.
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Dan is a top notch photographer. He's always very professional and flexible. He will capture your event and provide you with the memories you're looking for. If you want an excellent photographer and a very competitive price you can't go wrong.

Quintessential Photography
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Travis L.
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Zach is great photographer to work with. He is really personable, and really comes alongside you for your project to help you achieve your vision for your project. He has a great eye for capturing candid moments as well as planned shoots. Would use QP in the future!

Carolina Photographics
5.0
from 1 review
  • 41 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I have the experience and creativity to produce images that have the snap to please, and the business ethics to deliver as promised. Check out my review at Photo Review HQ,(http://www.photoreviewhq.com/carolina-photographics/ )or ask for references in the area of expertise you require.

Diamond Photography
5.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
About

My work is more of a blend of ideas than most. I take what i love about my work and blend it with your vision to make the perfect experience.

Step By Step Photography
5.0
from 1 review
    Lee T.
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    Kristin took some awesome picture. Ive had picture from other Photographers that had sun glare, fuzzy, and parts of you are cut out of the photo. Kristin's photos are crystal clear with no glares or fuzziness. None of the picture were missing anything. Once you get pictures from Kristin you want go to anyone else!!! Step By Step Photography is amazing!!! I tell everyone I know about the great experience and amazing pictures!!!

    Sandra Ngo Photography

    New To Thumbtack

    • 7 years in business
    About

    Sandra Ngo Photography is here to capture your most precious memories with friends and family, so that you can frame it, and make that moment last a lifetime. I specialize in family portraits, children, fashion, seniors, engagements and much more! Sandra Ngo Photography has traveled from North Dakota to Puerto Rico, and is now based in Sumter, South Carolina, and having the chance to work with people from different towns and cities has definitely been a great personal and professional experience. You can view some of my work and pricing on my website. It would be a pleasure to offer you my services.

    Hanna Corley Photography

    New To Thumbtack

      About

      I'm an on-location photographer. Props must be requested when contacting me about what type of photos you are interested in. I charge low prices and give you the rights to all photos via SD card or flash drive.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      Do you tip a photographer for family photos?

      Tipping a photographer for family portraits is not standard etiquette. A great way to recognize a family photographer who goes above and beyond is to write them a glowing review. You probably found your photographer by reading online reviews, so paying it forward by letting everyone know how much you appreciate their work is a great gift. Write your review after they have delivered the final edited photos on time and you’ve confirmed that you’re happy with the terrific portraits they took.

      What should you wear for a family photo?

      A family photographer captures your family in a series of professionally edited portraits. You can be goofy, you can be formal, you can be exactly how you want to be. To that end, you can wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident — feeling good translates to looking good in photos. However, top family photographers do have some style suggestions that will make your family photos more visually cohesive:

      • Ask the photographer for color suggestions if you’re doing an outdoor photo shoot. Location and time of day can affect which shades will fade in the sunlight and what will stand out in a good way.
      • Stay away from a mix of stripes or plaids on multiple people — the effect is too busy.
      • Steer clear of tiny patterns, which blend together too much.
      • Avoid wearing matching outfits.
      • Do wear outfits that are complementary in color.
      • Choose color over black-and-white outfits.
      • Do choose a theme, such as pastels, fall colors or summer colors.
      • Opt for tonally similar colors.  
      • Go easy on makeup for outdoor photo shoots.

      How much do photographers charge for family portraits?

      Family portraits are a great way to mark the passage of time, create lifelong keepsakes and have gorgeous-looking photos for your annual holiday card. The national average cost for hiring family photographers ranges from $150 to $200. Pricing can range higher depending on where you live, length of the photo shoot, the number of edited photos you request, and the background and reputation of your family photographer. Before hiring, make sure you understand their fees up front. Ask how many finished images are included in the quoted price and whether you will receive all the photos taken (not just edited photos). Ask whether you’ll be able to download digital photos or if you’ll have to print them or purchase digital copies through the photographer. Here are some average examples of family photographer pricing:

      • $175 for a one-hour studio session in Kansas.
      • $200 for a one-hour studio or outdoor session in Georgia. Includes two outfit changes, access to an online gallery, and about 200 high-resolution, edited digital photo files on a DVD, with permission to print.
      • $400 for a one-hour outdoor session in Southern California. Includes 25-30 fully edited photos accessible online or via CD/DVD.
      • $425 or more for a one-hour outdoor or in-home session in Illinois. Includes more than 50 professionally edited images, online access and print release.
      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.