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Fairfax Local Wedding Photographers

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Monumental Arts
4.7
from 141 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 329 hires on Thumbtack
AMaureen B.
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We were SO thankful to find Monumental Arts and K on such short notice - we had our wedding in a museum in Alexandria and our friend, an amateur photographer, fell through just 2 weeks before our February 21st wedding - I was so scared because the wedding photos are SO important to me, I even still have my parents album and their wedding picture at home! He met with us and we discussed our wedding plans, laid out our timeline, and he showed me the most beautiful wedding albums and enlargements from weddings he photographed before - my fiancé even liked them! We decided right then and there Even though we were just having a shorter wedding, nothing all day, we still went with his more expensive collection (I think it was the Sapphire Collection) because we knew we would be getting an album and wanted two photographers. He showed up on the wedding day and walked us through everything we asked for - even suggesting some outdoor pictures I didn't expect to get because the weather turned out beautiful!! Plus, he stayed an extra 30 minutes after things starting running behind, which was so nice of him. We are so thankful for his work and professionalism! We met with him to discuss the photos we want in our album and to order enlargements, and he made it so easy to do everything. I have two other friends getting married this year in Northern Virginia, and we've definitely recommended K and his team to them!

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Party Favor Photo - DC
4.8
from 116 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
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Marty S.
Verified review

Party Favor Photo was so much fun to have at our wedding reception! They were punctual and set everything up with no issues at all. They were completely professional and very easy to communicate with in the days leading up to our wedding, and they had all of our digital photos available for viewing the day after the event, which was faster than I expected! Our guests loved having both the photobooth prints and the digital versions available for viewing, and the pictures turned out really well. One thing I appreciated beyond words is that the photobooth attendant flagged my husband and I down at the end of the night, right after our send-off, and told us that we should do a quick shoot in the photobooth since we hadn't had a chance to do so over the course of the very busy and hectic night. That was so sweet and thoughtful, and we both appreciated her thinking of that for us. I had no complaints and wouldn't hesitate to use them again, or recommend them!

Tamarack Images
4.9
from 109 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 272 hires on Thumbtack
Ioana K.
Verified review

My husband and I had a small wedding organized on short notice. When our friends saw the wedding album, they did not only compliment us on the event itself, but also on the quality of our pictures! Bill had to work in many different settings, whether it was indoors for the ceremony itself, outdoors for photos in the park, or inside the restaurant during the evening celebration. All of our photos look amazing and the colors are true even in tough lighting scenes. My husband was so impressed by the professional look on some of his shots he (not so) jokingly said he would use one of the pictures as his LinkedIn profile picture.

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Joshua Fernandez Photography
4.9
from 104 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
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Ashley P.
Verified review

Nik proposed in 3/17 & we didn't want to wait so once we locked in the venue, we began looking for a photographer. Our wedding was considered it an elopement as it was a simple service with 11 in attendance, myself & my groom included, and it was to be roughly 3 hours of shoot time. We wanted to have a natural feel to the photos & be rich in color with no details missed. During the search, I wanted to see portfolios of weddings where the photographer had shot in dimly lit venues. Although we didn't do a traditional reception, we did have all of our guests join us for a dinner where we did a toast & cut cake. We wanted to see work that demonstrated the photographer's ability to photograph without the use of bright lights that create shadows or completely black out the room to get one (or a few) subject(s). Joshua was very accommodating when it came down to deciding between three local artists & I'd asked to view a full wedding since in reality, the online portfolios only showcase their best work. He was incredibly patient with us as we took a few weeks to really nit-pick the photographer's work & make a decision. Everything that we'd asked for he provided. Fast forward to June 10, 2017 - the wedding. Upon arrival, he helped us all get into place & even communicate between the groom & I. He was incredibly patient. Honestly, I barely noticed him once everything got rolling. He got all the shots we wanted & then some! The photos of my husband's expression when I made my way towards him will be cherished forever. Anything in particular we wanted, he did. In the end, he ran a few photos by us to see if they were to our satisfaction. We made a few suggestions regarding saturation & a small blemish that needed editing & when the gallery went up, I couldn't stop looking for days. We happily recommend Joshua Fernandez Photography. The photos selected are two of our favorites from the day <3

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Mirror Image Photography
4.8
from 89 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 189 hires on Thumbtack
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Malcom Y.
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Mirror Image Photography were very professional. Me and my family enjoyed the experience we had with them and also is proud to say that Mirror Image Photographer were my photographers on our wedding day. Thanks,

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Mark F. Jones
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
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Sonya L.
Verified review

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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D.I.M. Productions
4.8
from 68 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
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Rustin M.
Verified review

DIM productions filmed and photographed a wedding weekend welcome reception for myself and to-be bride. They were very responsive and professional through the process.

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Visuals by J. McKenzie LLC
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
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Latoria W.
Verified review

Jamaal, is absolutely wonderful!! He was extremely professional, on time, and such a pleasure to work with. Jamaal knew exactly what I wanted and he understood exactly how momentous this occasion was for me. My photos are absolutely gorgeous and will last for a lifetime. He even had additional photos available that were so unexpected and beautiful. Jamaal gets the assignment, and captured moments. Everyone keeps asking me who was the photographer???He is insightful, considerate, smart, and sharp. He gets the energy in the room and everything needed for a wonderful photo shoot. You won't regret hiring Jamaal. I'm hoping to use Jamaal for most of my work if he is available, and he will definitely be the photographer at my future wedding!! Whenever that happens! LOL

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Sweet Little Notions
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
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Elizabeth F.
Verified review

Sweet Little Notions provided the photobooth for our wedding reception, everyone had so much fun with all the props and green screen!

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Saint Elmo Photography
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
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Tiffany A.
Verified review

Elmo is exceptional at capturing unique, special and genuine candid moments. He patiently worked with us on our outdoor wedding day on an extremely chilly and windy day. We needed pictures taken in a few settings that involved tricky lighting, included two kids and some were taken in our apartment which is very small. All of our wedding pictures turned out so incredible and are exactly as we would have liked--not super staged and stiff but instead reflected our personalities and the love we share for one another. Elmo went way above and beyond what we even imagined and we are so thrilled with our wedding photos. Elmo also has such a calm demeanor and I would imagine for bigger groups, he would be so skilled at getting people to work together to get the perfect pictures.

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Jeff Berger Communications
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
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Troy M.
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Working with Jeff has been a great experience. He offered to take photos for my wedding. His preference is for small to medium weddings - so ours was right in his wheelhouse. Working with a small budget and very short notice he managed to provide professional photographs that have exceeded my expectations. He managed to get many pictures without being intrusive. And many of them are so amazing because they are so candid and unexpected. These are some of my favorites ones. I highly recommend Jeff to anyone who is looking for a reasonably priced photographer for their wedding or special event.

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Picaboost Photography
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
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Daniel M.
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Metin did a wonderful job as the photographer for our wedding. Would hire again!!! Thank you, Metin!

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GaganHarnav Photography
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
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Anureet B.
Verified review

Everyone says that the wedding day flies by and it did, but Lovepreet and I will always cherish our wedding festivities through photographs taken by you Gagan. Thanks for creating everlasting memories for us! You are beyond amazing!! We absolutely love all of the pictures.

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Two Jakes Photography
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
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Michael H.
Verified review

Beginning with responsiveness, Jake’s replies were quick and concise, answering all questions and leaving me with a very high level of confidence. The display of professionalism is highly noteworthy for punctuality and enthusiasm, particularly in setting up and explaining processes and plans of execution. The end result was far greater than anticipated because the images – produced in a dark setting of dim lights, black walls, and floors – were truly "professional grade." In sum, I highly recommend Two Jakes Photography. I have made them my "go to" photographers for all future events. They were masterful at capturing a night filled with magical moments.

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Nandor Nagy
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
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Miguel C.
Verified review

My fiancé and I found Nandor thru thumbtack. He did a fantastic job with our family engagement photos. We took pictures at the occoquan and couldn’t of asked for a better location. Made the kids even comfortable too! During our session he even printed out a sample picture of our shoots which we thought was pretty neat. We can’t wait for him to take our wedding pictures in a few weeks. I highly recommend Nandor. He’s very friendly, punctual and accommodating.

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Captured Moments By Melodie
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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Jessica R.
Verified review

Melodie was wonderful from day one. She is honest and hard working, she is easy to work with and I would use her again for any future event. I have quality photos and my wedding day was less stressful because of Melodie and her fantastic personality.

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LNJ Designs Photo
4.7
from 36 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Melody W.
Verified review

I would definitely hire this photographer again. She was hired to photograph our company's holiday party. She was to do candid shots as well as requested photos of groups or couples. She arrived on time and was always busy. While I haven't seen the completed product yet, I am truly looking forward to seeing what she has captured on film. I highly recommend this photographer.

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Maria Sova Photography
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Ben Z.
Verified review

I can't express how happy I am that I decided to go with Maria as our wedding photographer. She and I were able to coordinate prior to the wedding in regards to location and time. She made sure to ask about which parts of the ceremony and day were important to us and captured all the nuance beautifully. On the day of she arrived early and proved to be very flexible. Working with her was fun. Yes, fun! And what was also enjoyable was that she appeared to have as much fun doing her job as the guests were having at the wedding! The pictures themselves came out great and there are so many! She delivers them digitally which in this day and age makes perfect sense and she made them available exactly when she promised she would. I would highly recommend hiring Maria for your wedding. Thank you, Maria! Ben & Pam Zwebner

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Tony Ventouris Photography
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Reagan U.
Verified review

Tony was professional and explained the contract, set up, and process in full detail. We had to reschedule the shoot at the last minute and he was understanding. If you need a professional photographer, I highly recommend Tony.

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JustInFocus Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Justin and I started a conversation a little over a week ago. I was looking for a photographer who would be able to take us some couples photos for the holiday season. From the very start, Justin was punctual and he continued to be punctual through to the delivery of the photos. Often times when people hire photographers, people complain that photographers lose momentum once they’ve been offered the gig or once they’ve received payment. This is absolutely not the case with Justin. Justin’s punctuality definitely has been a plus point all the way. I also appreciated that Justin works with clients across varying price points. In addition, I must say Justin’s offer was definitely reasonable given that we’re situated in the DMV. Interacting with Justin, one of the first things I let him know was that I just wanted a quick photo shoot that would be a leg up from our usual selfies. Justin understood exactly what I was expecting out of our photo shoot. Justin and I worked out the details over text, and the photo shoot was quick and effortless. Though I didn’t end up calling him myself, I did pass on Justin’s phone number to a few colleagues of mine - he had such a great offer that I had to share with others! On that note, if you need to hop on the phone to talk details, just ask for his phone number. I am absolutely all about Pinterest and all things Pinterest related. I had ideas of poses but when we met up, my mind sort of went blank (I blame the cold!) and Justin had great ideas which resulted in some beautiful photos of the two of us. I also have to praise Justin’s understanding of space, lighting, and photography concept. Justin took a handful of posed and candid photos, which we both appreciated. Not only is Justin talented, but he is easygoing too. And that’s definitely a plus point when hiring a photographer. If you can’t be yourself around your photographer or if the photographer can’t get you to feel relaxed and at east, then you might as well throw in the towel because you won’t get quality photos. Thank you, Justin, we love love love our photos!! PS: Hire Justin. If my photos are any testament, I’m sure you too will be more than satisfied with yours!

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Lees Photos
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Katherine D.
Verified review

Lizzy captured our wedding beautifully, taking spontaneous pictures that made possible to live that special moment again. She is very sweet, which makes her presence light and enjoyable, professional, and flexible to last minute changes. I am very happy with the results.

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Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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