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Appleton Family Photographers

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

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Kate McCullough
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christa S.
Verified review

Kate and Jon were very professional and very easy to work with. Not only did they take wonderful photos, their price was very reasonable compared to others. I would definetly recommend them to others in search of a photographer. Our family absolutely loved our photos and will definetly use them again!!

All American DJ & Photo
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Kirstin F.
Verified review

I absolutely loved this photobooth service for my wedding. I was extremely pleased to learn it was a 'live photobooth', versus your average 'climb into a box that fits 3 people' photobooth. While I will admit, my husband and I were a little thrown off by this at first, we warmed up to the idea very fast. We were concerned it might be too big for the venue, guests might stumble or trip, we were worried our guests might not be comfortable being exposed for just anyone to see while their photos were taken. Kevin was wonderful with the guests, giving direction and tips, making it fun for everyone. Everyone was extremely comfortable posing in front of anyone watching, and the quality of the photos is spectacular. You can fit a ridiculous amount of people into one photo, which to me, is enough to book alone. We fit our entire wedding party and then some in so many pictures. For the price we paid, I cannot believe the results of the night. Absoultely wonderful service, great price compared to other booths, which are hundreds of dollars more expensive, with only half of the benefits of Kevin's live photobooth offers. Highly reccommended to anyone looking for a booth. This was hands down my favorite vendor of the entire wedding process, from getting information, meeting, planning out the day, coordinating to my venue, payment, set up, the actual day to after my wedding, Kevin was an absolute delight. Kevin will respond to your calls, emails, anything in a very timely manner. Kevin dealt with some family issues while I was in the process with him, and he answered a phone call of mine while he was in the hospital with his family. His photobooth is THE ONE to book for an event. Exceeded our expectations by a thousand percent.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer G.
Verified review

Pictures are extraordinary!! She does an amazing job, is extremely helpful and friendly. Very reasonably priced. I am so happy to have chosen Pixel Posh for my wedding! Even my family and friends loved her! She was a great addition to our wedding! 😃

Clairellis Photography
4.2
from 22 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Tanya W.
Verified review

Wonderful Photographers and wonderful experience all together! They were professional but fun as hell...make everyone laugh including the kids. They were their for every second of the wedding and we are extremely satisfied.

Heidi Hodges Photography
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Catie S.
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Heidi did an amazing job as our wedding photographer. First meets for engagement sessions can always be a little awkward at first, but she made us feel comfortable immediately and it was incredibly accommodating by traveling to our family farmhouse in Door County! Her prices are very reasonable and she produces amazing results. My husband and I are so incredibly happy to have chosen her for our wedding and we would recommend her to anyone else looking for someone who is professional, reliable, and holds incredible talent!

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Heather Holznecht
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brittany P.
Verified review

Heather's did my family photos and the end results were amazing! The session was very professional but yet still fun for the family.

John Sukowaty Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Macaela Sukowaty
Verified review

I very much love the photos that are captured. I enjoy hearing the back story on how long he waited or that he was standing in 2 feet of water to capture the shot. You can tell a lot of effort and skill is put into his photography. My family pictures were taken in the river and he had no problem with my request. I would recommend him to everyone.

Jake Lendale Photography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany S.
Verified review

JRS photography was absolutely amazing. Jacob was so kind, caring and took beautiful family photos. He was so accommodating and made the family feel so comfortable!!!!!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Becky S.
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I could not be more pleased!!! I originally got to enjoy their photo booth offered at a local show. So much fun and good energy! Since then they have helped with taking photos for my daughter's milestones. I love that they knew great places to go for natural backgrounds, which truly enhanced the photos we were taking. They also were more than happy to accommodate my needs when I wanted photos taken at home, due to my worrying about the mess after a smash cake photo session. I look forward to all the photos and memories made in the years to come! It's reassuring to know my daughter will grow up knowing the same loving photographers.

Jenna Marlene Photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jody S.
Verified review

Have used Jenna several times from family photos, graduation, to weddings.

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JE photography
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Margaret M.
Verified review

Jenny was on time and prepared for our family photo. She had creative ideas and took many shots of out large group consisting of 9 adults and 4 children. She is very personable and easy to work with the photos. We are awaiting our finale picture package being delivered electronically to us👍

Jamie Kempen Photography
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Lisa G.
    Verified review

    Jamie is an amazing photographer. Our family pictures she captured were more than I had ever hoped for. She is simply brilliant at what she does. I can't wait for fall when it will be time to get them again. Thank you Jaime for your great work.

    Paola Stephany Photography
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Amber N.
    Verified review

    Paola photography can be summed up into one word, AMAZING. She did photos for my 2 week old grandson, and my 7 month old neice. She is very creative in the poses, wardrobe and backgrounds. She also has a way with children, with the newborn she was extremely patient and let him take breaks, and with the 7 month old, I don't know how she did it, but she always got her to smile. Her prices are reasonable, and she does a wonderful job with photo shop. I have recommended her to many friends and family and she has already booked appointments. Please check out her work and spread the word of her beautiful pictures. Thanks, Amber

    f/9 IMAGING
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Salina K.
    Verified review

    Amazing ,amazing photographer. I had a wonderful experience😁

    Adam Shea Photography
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 12 years in business
    Ashley K.
    Verified review

    I commissioned Adam to do boudoir photos for an anniversary gift for my husband. Being my first boudoir shoot, I was a bit nervous and didn’t know what to expect. We talked initially about the privacy of the pictures, and I felt confident having him handle such a delicate transaction. (In fact, I specifically DIDN’T hire other photographers due to our up-front conversations on their use of my photos!) During the photo shot, Adam made me comfortable right away and was amazing and professional throughout our time. We worked together to find poses that looked great and made me feel sexy. He took extra time for me and humored any ideas I had, while adding his artistic eye. I was so pleased when the pictures came back – I was surprised that I liked so many! The back end was also great – the turnaround on both my initial proofs and editing was incredible. I really appreciated every step of this process, and because of my experience I plan to use Adam as our family photographer.

    Snap Happy LLC Photography
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Katie L.
    Verified review

    I have used Snap Happy on several occasions and have been over whelmed with the results. Outside shots are superior. People, Places or even Pets. You will pleased with the results and a reasonable price. You won't be disappointed! I had another photographer until I met Snap Happy, there is no better! Happy Customer for life!

    • 3 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Jessica J.
    Verified review

    Britta is a fantastic photographer and so easy to work with. She brings great ideas to the table after getting to know what you are looking for in your photo shoot. She has a good eye and doesn't settle on mediocre results. She was willing to go out in a snow storm to capture "that" moment for us in a lovely winter setting.

    • 7 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Denise F.
    Verified review

    Angela worked so well with us, helped us to find shots that would work for our family. She listened to what we wanted and helped us achieve more. Even in the cold wet October we received amazing pictures!

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Tyle S.
    Verified review

    We ended up with some really nice pictures from this photo shoot. He took some pictures of my wife and me, as well as our dog.

    Michael Gehrman Photography
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Marie K.
    Verified review

    Mike created our wedding video and recently did a newborn photo shoot with our son. Both turned out amazing!! We will definitely continue working with him to capture our family memories :-) he is fun,creative and easy to work with.

    MyLe Photography
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Julie O.
      Verified review

      Mikki was exceptional. She was easy to communicate with. We met at a time convenient to both of us. Price was very reasonable. She provided many shots for my particular project. Photograph quality was outstanding. She also has a great personality.

      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.