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Third Floor Photo
5.0
from 168 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 318 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Barry B.
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Tina does amazing work! She has conducted major photo shoots with famous models and major movies. Her modeling-photo experience really shines through as Tina has master control of all components of her studio -- all components geared to one goal: making you look the best, fabulous! Tina is a very friendly and welcoming person. She motivates you to bring out your best portrait look. She is the best photographer to have ever taken my portrait in my life. I highly recommend her.

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 152 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alex C.
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Winstead is a multi-talented artist on many platforms that I've had the pleasure of witnessing. Winstead was the hair/makeup artist on set of my first photoshoot in VA, and more recently, he directed and produced my first video interview! His talents know no boundaries, and he's nothing short of a pleasure to work with. Winstead is a true professionsal.

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Doug Sanford photographs
4.9
from 144 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 241 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Libby V.
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Doug did an excellent job taking headshots of our small business's management team. He was efficient, personable, flexible, and professional from his first email through our photoshoot and through our receiving the final photos. The final photos of our team turned out wonderfully, as well. I would certainly work with Doug again, and would recommend him to anyone considering hiring him for corporate headshots or other portrait photos.

Monumental Arts
4.7
from 134 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
ML C.
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I am extremely satisfied with my portrait photos taken at Monumental Arts by K. Since I hadn't had a professional photo in awhile the process and options were well explained. There was no rush which allowed for a relaxed session. When I asked, great suggestions were given on my accessory choices. Besides taking great photos, providing numerous pose and background options Monumental Arts provided outstanding customer service. They responded immediately to my emails and texts. The online review and purchase process is so easy. BIG THANKS to ace photographer K, who later quickly helped on a rush order.

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Greg Dohler Photography
5.0
from 105 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 188 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Makenzie W.
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Highly recommend Greg as a photographer for family portrait. We had a family reunion in Annapolis and thought it would be nice to get a family picture as we are rarely together. Greg was incredibly accommodating, driving down from Baltimore on a Sunday morning. Further, we had two toddlers who were a bit challenging to photograph. Greg was flexible, patient and resourceful (using his expert editing skills to swap their faces with photographs where they were engaged and smiling - looking at the pictures you would have no idea they were edited). Greg is extremely personable, professional and an excellent portrait photographer.

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Joshua Fernandez Photography
4.9
from 98 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay D.
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Josh has a unique eye for photography and I love that he is not your typical portrait photographer. He captures moments more naturally through candids rather than formal poses. His photos as a result are more true to life. He's great to work with, super responsive, and very accommodating.

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Mark F. Jones
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonya L.
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What can I say...He was the consummate professional. From the time of selection he was interested in the type of shots we wanted and requested to see inspiration photos. On the day of our wedding he showed up on time and it felt as if he had investigated our wedding location to ensure our photos moved seamlessly from pre wedding, wedding candids, and post wedding. My family and guests felt like he was a member of the family. He was patient and took photos that not only fit our personality but exceeded our expectations (per the inspiration photos provided before the wedding). He delivered the finished photos on time and from first look until now all I see is how awesome they are and how we (the entire wedding party) party thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We definitely plan to sit with him again for portraits. I think we have found the our photographer of choice for all upcoming occasions. We recommend have been recommending him as our photographer of choice (especially to all who have seen our wedding photos.) Thanks again for everything!!! Respectfully, The Minors (May 24, 2018) 😀

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Chris Paulis Photography
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark G.
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Chris works for Living on the Lawn magazine. A private resident community magazine that I am the publisher for. Each month I ask Chris to capture our feature family and his portrait work is as good as it gets. As publisher I trust him to deliver to me every month a series of images of our feature family. One image of the family goes on the cover and his other images fill out the remainder of the feature. He is great with the families. I love his work, but better yet the families love his work and enjoy working with him.

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Visuals by J. McKenzie LLC
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Iris C.
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There really isn't enough time, or just the right words to describe the unbelievable experience we had working with Jamaal McKenzie. So, if you want the Reader's Digest version of this review, here it is: stop everything that you are doing, call him immediately and do whatever you can to book him. But seriously. From the start, Jamaal was constantly and unwaveringly professional, responsive, and helpful. He responded almost immediately to any email or question I had. He made himself available to talk via phone or skype, which was especially important to us because we were planning our wedding from afar. And he provided us with detailed information about the entire process right up front. Beyond all of those things, however, Jamaal demonstrated a real genuine earnestness to do good work for us. Right away, it was clear to me that Jamaal was an artist who truly cares about his work, rather than just someone who photographs weddings to make money. This was really demonstrated by his approach to shooting weddings: he attended our rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, pre-wedding getting ready, the ceremony, and almost the entire reception all for a price that I found to be extremely reasonable. Working with Jamaal the day before and the day of the wedding was also a wonderful experience. He was unobtrusive, but also checked in with me and my husband when appropriate. He was extremely organized and prepared for many different shots and scenarios. And was entirely a calming energy that helped me relax and not worry if the pictures would turn out great. Needless to say, the final products are simply stunning. He captured every single image that we requested, and used his artistry to create images that we couldn't have imagined ourselves, but that will hang on our walls for generations. Other people have said in their reviews of Jamaal that booking him was the single best decision they made in the entire wedding process, and I simply couldn't agree more.

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Quantized Pixels, LLC
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kate W.
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I had professional headshots and food photos done back in November, and they both came out amazing. The food shots were for my new vegan blog and I strongly believe my high traffic is related to the photos on my page. The Appointment started on time and within 15 minutes I had a bunch of options that I felt comfortable choosing from right then, but he continued shooting for the entire 30 minutes as originally planned. I received an email that night about 8 hours later with a link to my photo gallery where I had the option to choose digital copies or prints mailed out to me. I went with both and I'm so glad I did. Overall I'd definitely recommend him for personal, professional and/or media-related photography.

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Saint Elmo Photography
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mahmoud M.
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Elmo, you truly are an artist. My wife and I are so impressed by the results of our wedding photos and could not be happier. Elmo was so professional, kind, and talented throughout the entire day. He went above and beyond our expectations as a photographer. He was able to capture a wide range of moments on our wedding day. You can really feel his passion pour out as he works and really made the experience exceptional for us. Everyone family and friends were happy with his cheerful attitude. Would love to have him back for future events and we are so thankful to have had him capture all our wedding memories. Wish I could give more stars.

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Joe Halpin Photography
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna F.
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He came to my house to do some portrait-type photography. I appreciated that Joe was relaxed and friendly and didn't seem rushed. I got the photos back from him very quickly. He was helpful in suggesting good backgrounds as well. I was very pleased with the end result. I think he'd make a great family photographer also.

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Julie Bonebrake
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michele H.
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I asked Julie to create a flyer given time constraints and very little to work with. She did a phenomenal job creating a piece of art that far surpassed my expectations. I will definitely use her again for future projects.

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Nandor Nagy
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aaron L.
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I recently worked with Nandor and was extremely impressed and pleased with his quality of work. I advised him of the type of photos that I wanted, and he did an excellent job with his suggestions, direction and vision. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to have professional portraits taken of them and would also definitely work with him in the future!

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STUDIO PRI
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily M.
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Pri was great. She was easy to communicate with and quickly answered all of my questions as we planned our photo shoot. When the weather that day was terrible, she was able to reschedule so we got pretty weather. On the day of the shoot, she was friendly and professional. I could tell she was used to kids and babies because she made all kinds of goofy sounds to get my son to smile in the pictures. I'm really happy with the beautiful family portraits and will definitely book Pri again in the future.

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Rachel Walisko Photography
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kate D.
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Rachel is a real pro - if you are looking for beautiful, real, crisp, clear portraits, engagement and wedding photos, family photos - anything - look no further. Rachel instantly made me feel at ease in front of the camera and knew exactly how to guide my fiance and I to capture authentic and natural photos. She is brilliant at using natural light, too. We could not be happier!

KE Photography
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer T.
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Kari was a lifesaver, she worked me into her schedule in crunch time for my two seniors portraits. I can not express how much I love all the pictures she took of them. Kari was even able to get my son who never smiles in pictures to smile. I can’t wait to have her do our family photos and my youngest twos senior portraits when that time comes.

Dennis Soans Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Mel S.
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Dennis truly understands the needs of his customers . I was totally at ease in front of the camera.Dennis takes the time to work with his models to bring out the best in them. All of my photographs came alive. I highly recommend Dennis Soans Photography, not only for head shots and family portraits, but events as well.

Bria Lynn Photography
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Angie L.
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My family and I have taken annual family photos for years and by far, we had loved working with Bria the most. She was able to capture the types of photos we wanted (portraits & PJ) and she was so good with my kids. Her price is so reasonable. And her turn around time for the proofs is fast. Excellent, excellent photographer!

Madeleine Boudreau
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sophia L.
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I’m the most awkward senior ever and Madeleine made me feel super comfortable! I had tons of fun with her. She captured exactly what I wanted. Absolutely recommend! Love how my portraits came out!

Edward C. Jones Photography
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Roger G.
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My name is Roger Glass and I’m the communications specialist for the Washington Teachers’ Union. In that capacity, I have hired Edward C. Jones to photograph numerous WTU events and activities. Edward has been given a wide range of WTU assignments, including school visits by the union’s president, WTU training programs, membership meetings, social events and major conferences. He was also hired to take the official portrait of the union’s president. Edward uses top quality cameras and lenses, and possesses an outstanding photographic “sixth sense” that typically results in him capturing the best of each and every situation and person. He follows up his WTU assignments by providing both low- and high-resolution images, enabling me to use these photos in a timely manner in the union’s print and electronic publications, as well as on Facebook and other digital outlets. If necessary, he will enhance the images through the use of Photoshop and will occasionally suggest additional uses for the photos he takes for the WTU. Edward has proven to be dependable and efficient, and the quality of his work is consistently top notch. I will continue to regularly hire him for WTU assignments.

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Need portrait photographer

Arlington, VA

  • Photo type
    Modeling headshot
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio, Outdoors
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints
  • Details
    I need elegant,sexy and class picture for my portfolio
  • $256.25
    Average price

Need portrait photographer

Arlington, VA

  • Photo type
    Professional headshot, Other (Yoga poses)
  • Photoshoot location
    Photo studio, Outdoors, As recommended
  • What style of portrait photography are you interested in?
    Traditional/Classic (looking directly at the camera), Candid (captured in the moment), Natural/Environmental (photographed in an outdoor setting), Other (I need some shots with me doing yoga)
  • Photo products
    Online or digital proofs and prints, Physical proofs and prints, Ability to purchase prints online
  • Details
    I need professional photos of me teaching yoga and doing yoga poses for my portfolio, website, and materials.
  • $367
    Average price

Need a Portrait Artist ASAP

Annapolis, MD

  • Event type
    Other (Boys bedroom)
  • Age of guests
    12 or younger
  • Details
    Canvas painting, 3 colors, to go behind a twin bed headboard.
  • $400
    Average price
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