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  • 9 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Michael W.

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Greg was awesome, he had a lot of great ideas on the wedding pictures and I can't wait to see the pictures he got from our very informal wedding! We had a Hawaiian tropical theme. Greg is a great guy to work with he takes the time to listen to what you want and is very laid back, so he helped to put our minds at ease. We had checked out quite a few photographer's and after our first meeting with Greg with both decided to go with him, It felt nice getting someone with his amount of experience and excellence for the same price as a lot of those out there with only a year or two of experience. We would definitely recommend him to anyone!

Jason and Pamela S.

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The photo booth was a huge hit at our wedding. It was great to see everyone enjoying the booth especially the kids. There was always a line to get in. We really enjoyed looking at all the pictures from the photo booth after the wedding. We appreciated getting all the digital copies to be able to share with everyone. Awesome experience!!

Jane W.

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We had Meir's photo booth at our holiday office party. It was a huge hit! Our employees loved taking photos with their teammates and coworkers. The silly props and poses made the event great fun.

TOP PRO
  • 7 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Christine S.

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We are so happy and blessed to have come across Anna while searching for a wedding photographer. Once I saw samples of her work, the choice was obvious. Her photos are breathtaking, romantic, and beautiful! She was so much fun to work with! Gave great direction as we took photos and it was very cool to witness her creative wheels turning for potential photo ops surrounding us! The sneak peek photos we received that same night of our wedding were exquisite and I am so excited to see the rest! I would strongly recommend Anna to anyone looking for a photographer to capture their special moments as she will surpass your expectations and leave you overjoyed with the results!!!

Angela Z.

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Still waiting on final product as our wedding was less than a month ago but Anna was awesome to work with. She assisted in building our day of timeline which was so helpful. Her responsiveness was very timely and willingness to video chat so we could "meet" was awesome. She worked well with our group and videographer. I also appreciated two things. She had a secure online portal for signing contract and paying for services. She also has a network or team of photographers that help each other out in the event that something came up and she couldn't have worked our day. I can't wait to see the photos! I am so happy to have worked with Anna.

Christine B.

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Anna was our wedding photographer, and was kind, helpful, and really nice to work with. Her easy demeanor was great on a stressful day such as a wedding tends to be. We got our photos back in about three weeks, and they look gorgeous! Thanks, Anna!

TOP PRO
  • 2 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Katie L.

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Dan is the perfect combination of professional and involved. His experience lead to many beautiful shots that were dreamt up by his passion for photography, rather than beautifying a point a shoot. While his skill and quality are that of a professional, he was personally invested on a much more individual level, even going out and purchasing additional materials (at no small cost) in order to fulfill a more artistic vision. Dan is a fantastic photographer and was the perfect choice for my fiancé and I. While the pictures that we requested were fantastic, it was the pictures where we let him run with it that produced the most frame-able moments. He CANNOT be beaten for the price, and we would use him again in a heartbeat.

Amy W.

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Dan took senior photos of my daughter and several students that I work with. He provided clear instructions, photo tips and a contract prior to the sitting. He scouted out the locations I requested prior to the photo session and was well prepared. He was flexible and willing to take suggestions of photo poses I suggested. He shared amazing images within 24 hours of the session. Highly satisfied customer!!

Jiangjiang L.

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Wine Guy Photography is not that kind of photographers sell their work for cheap money

  • 7 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 45 min

Lori S.

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Jessica was great! I have twin 2 year old boys and they can be challenging to get good pictures of. She did an amazing job capturing their personalities. I was so happy with the variety she took! She captured moments no other photographer has been able to do. Jessica was also flexible and easy to work with. I would recommend her. We were extremely happy. She will be taking more pictures for us in the future! Lori

Lauren B.

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My family and I were looking for a photo shoot at my parents' house before they sold it and Jessica was prompt, professional, warm, and created some beautiful images for my family to remember the home we shared and to commemorate this moment. We are thrilled with her work!

James R.

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Jessica did a great job with our family photo shoot. Very friendly, punctual, and the pictures turned out great!

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Madison, WI

David C.

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I had a great experience! SutterChase was quick and responsive with their quote, they worked well with my schedule, and we had a really professional and fun time during the photo shoot. And, of course, the final product turned out looking amazing!! Thanks so much!

Jan S.

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Carrie was excellent to work with from start to finish. She listened to my needs for a portrait and helped me to get just the right shots. Thanks, Carrie! I'll be back for more!

Jim T.

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Exceptionally professional work by a great photographic artist.

Fun Arts

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  • 13 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 20 min

Barbara O.

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If I had to sum up my experience with Paula I would say: "she is the best!" I have worked with Paula as a photographer on various occasions. She has captured the biggest events in my life, engagement pictures, wedding pictures and "just because" photo shoots. I am so lucky to have had her photograph these events, as she captured them to perfection. In addition to creating amazing work, she is also a lot of fun to work with. She makes you feel very comfortable with yourself and with the camera, which I think is the secret to great photography. Paula is all about the art of pictures and capturing your essence. Thank you Paula for such beautiful memories!

Vilena M.

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Paula, has a great talent for taking artistic photos. We had a few photo shoots with different themes, it is always fun, easy, enjoyable and the results are amazing! I have the most beautiful photos of me, great memories for years to keep. Plus there are the photos that are unique. If you want something that will reflect you and your personality in the best way, than Paula is the right choice. She always comes prepared, on time, very responsive and the most friendliest person of all. Five stars for all the above experiences!

Maria D.

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There were only a few things I really cared about for our wedding: the date, my dress, and the photographer. And, I knew I wanted Paula to take our photos because I could trust not only her work, but, more importantly, her ability to make us all feel comfortable. You can have the best photographer, but if you are not at ease, it will come across in the photographs. I was not disappointed! Both the posed and the candid shots came out beautifully! Thank you, Paula!

  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 min

Andy R.

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Amy exceeded all expectations and then some! She took headshots for over 50 members of our campus business organization. Throughout the entire process, she was a true professional willing to go the extra mile in order to provide fantastic service and an exceptional finished product. Regardless of your photography needs, I highly recommend using Amy as your photographer due to her extraordinary talent, kindness, and commitment to the project.

Nils W.

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I hired Amy for professional portraits to be used on my law firm's website. I could not be happier with her process and the results of her work. I highly recommend her.

Becky M.

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Awesome service, loved the photos, super kind and nice to work with! Amy is like no other!

  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 hours

Anne N.

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We hired Teresa to take photos of our daughter as she turned 2 years old. Teresa was extremely kind and patient with our daughter and really did a great job making our family feel comfortable during our shoot. All of the pictures turned out great and really captured our daughters fun and unique personality. We continue to receive compliments on the photos Teresa has taken. They are priceless and will be forever charished. Teresa did an excellent job and we look forward to having her be our family photographer.

Neelam K.

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Teresa took our family portraits in Madison, WI. The job took about an hour and a half. What impressed us the most about the service was that she was very open to our suggestions and worked very well with our kids and dog. She was on time and the results of our portraits were wonderful. We had a great experience with Teresa. We will definitely be using her services again and we will be recommending her to friends and family.

Amy W.

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Teresa is spirited and a truly gifted photographer! We loved working with her and couldn't be happier with our photos!

  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Nicole A.

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I hired JL Photography for a family photo session; Lindsey was our photographer and she was amazing! It was a fall session, but it was super cold that day. Lindsey was fantastic at moving us between poses and locations. It was super helpful to be given some direction, as I like to trust the professional and let them lead the shoot. However, Lindsey had this effortless way of getting us to do what she wanted, while we were being ourselves, smiling and having fun as a family, which is what her photos captured. The session itself went smoothly and quickly, which was perfect because it was so cold. Lindsey is really great with kids; she had mine smiling and laughing, which was great for the photos, but she also knew how to talk to them to get them to cooperate! Like I said, Lindsey guided us through the shoot, but the photos came back looking so natural and really captured each member of my family's personality, as well as our love and playfulness for one another. I was thrilled with her work and would highly recommend her to others.

Ben C.

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My wife and I couldn't be happier that we went with JL photography for our family pictures. Our photographer Lindsey was extremely professional and a pleasure to work with, she made the whole experience super fun!! She also picked a great location and the picture turned out amazing! I would highly recommend JL Photography to my family and friends.

Maggi O.

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Lindsey was amazing, a true professional. Her passion really shows in her work, and she had such fantastic ideas. Moreover, she was so patient with my daughter and worked so well with her. I've never had photos turn out better, and it can only be that way with a great photographer! Highly recommend!

  • 25 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 min

Eve W.

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Our DJ, Tim was awesome! He worked well with not only my husband and I but with our photographer and guests. He made sure to play my requested songs while I was on the dance floor, which was pretty hard because I kept getting pulled in a million directions. He also made sure to annouce that those songs were my favs which made people come out and dance with me. The high energy arobics were super fun...people got involved! And, it was super funny that the winners of the musical chair portion became members of the Village People :) We would also like to send thanks for them working with us on the dollar dance request we had. We wanted to make a game out of it...$1 per dance, but same sex dances were $5 and whoever earned the most money won the TV remote for life! By making a game out of it we made more money then we thought we would...and I totally won the remote for life! But, I haven't really won it...my husband still takes it! haha! Our DJ, Tim, was very personable...easy to talk too and some of the ladies asked about him too...haha! By the end of the night he asked if we wanted him to continue playing...at first I said no, but then my husband wanted more music. Without even questioning it, he kept right on playing. All in all, I would definitely recommend High Energy DJs to other people. We will come knocking at their door again too if we have another event that requires a dj. Scott Quimby and Tim were so easy to work with and we couldn't have asked for our event to turn out better than it was. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!

Peter D.

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High Energy DJs were at our wedding this past Saturday and did an awesome job! Scott helped coordinate and manage everything and had several calls with us before the wedding day to make sure everything was to our liking and planned out accordingly. Craig, our DJ, was fantastic. He took all of our song choices and from there curated a great lineup of background music for cocktail hour and dinner that suited the vibe we were going for. He was super friendly and seemed so happy to be there and be a part of our day. Everything was timed and executed perfectly. He has a perfect voice for a DJ, too, and made announcements and introductions exactly as we instructed and filled in as needed. During the dancing, he took our playlist and curated a full night of dance music out of that, too - the night ended on a super high energy note with everyone on the dancefloor jumping and dancing and having an awesome. It made the day! As a gay couple, everyone could not have been more accommodating, too! 10/10 would recommend Craig and High Energy DJs.

Rachael W.

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Hi Scott, Terry and I want to let you know that we couldn't have asked for a better DJ or perfomance throughout the whole evening. Despite you having someone to train, you were both very professional and very easy to work with. I have to say High Energy DJ delivers the ultimate package; Professionalism, quality, affordability, and comfortability. The involvement with the guests was great as well, the dance floor was hopping! However my favorite part was the engraved picture frame with the first dance. That was an added bonus that we will forever cherish. You made it very easy for both me and the groom to not have to worry about anything on the music end of things, so we thank you for that. We would highly recommend High Energy DJ to any of our friends and family. We will also only have you in mind for any of our future needs for a DJ. Thank you once again for everything! Sincerely, one happy bride, Rachael

  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 min

Joseph S.

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Working with Abby was great. She had some amazing ideas to make our daughter's photoshoots very memorable and she was very willing to work with my wife and I to incorporate some of our idea into the mix as well. The end result was a huge plethora of well crafted photos capturing numerous themes. Recently my daughter has been going through a bit of stranger danger but she took to Abby far quicker than most adults making the photoshoots much easier to go through than some experiences we've had in the past. Not only that but the turnaround for processing the photos and obtaining the final result was minimal, and in some instances only a few days for wonderful professional photographs We books four sessions in advance and as a result some of the later sessions would occur during very hectic times but Abby was very willing to work with our schedules allowing everything to move by smoothly. We would definitely recommend Abby to anyone who is looking for a photographer for their needs.

Ashley M.

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Abby is amazing! We used her for our engagement and wedding photos and we couldn't have chosen any better. She came prepared and really cared about what we wanted and had amazing ideas. The quality of our photos are Perfect!She's the best! Can't wait to use her again for family portraits. 🙂

Catey R.

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Got 1 year portraits done of my nephew and they turned out beautiful. She was able to keep him engaged and smiling in order to get some amazing pictures. Very nice, very talented photographer!

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Stoughton, WI

Nancy C.

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Our job presented Dave with both aesthetic and logistic issues. He excelled at both. We needed a photograph for a full-sized cutout for a special event. Aesthetically, he shot the perfect photo. Great pose, look, setting and light. Logistically he figured out away to make the great photo into a great cutout. We looked great and the final product was a hit with our guests. He also integrated other photos into great print materials for the event. Dave knows how to shoot a great photo and get what you want. Stellar work. We highly recommend Dave.

Alex M.

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David was excellent! He was very in tune to exactly what I was looking for in my headshots. He allowed me to do multiple outfit changes, and edited at least a dozen pictures to let me choose my final ones from. I could not have gotten better for the price he offered.

Bailey A.

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David game to my home to take christmas card photos of me and my cat. He was very professional and friendly. The photos turned out great and David was very fast with the editing; the photos were taken on a Saturday morning and I had them by Sunday evening.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Janesville, WI

Teagan G.

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Tierney took my bridal shower and wedding photos and I could not have been happier! She was there all day and caught so many great moments that I did not even realize happened! We worked together in advance to make sure she knew moments/photos I wanted to catch also. She went to scope out the venue in advance as well so she knew what photos would be great to take where and the layout as well as lighting of the venue. She put so much extra work into making sure I was happy with the photos I got and everyone who saw my wedding photos commented on how fantastic our photographer and the photos were.

Tammy B.

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The photographer Tierney was wonderful. We were able to go to multiple locations. My daughter also could change into many different outfits. She listened to what we wanted, and also she had great ideas for photos. We had a great experience, and the photos turned out beautifully. I would highly recommend Studio Melange.

Téa L.

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Friendly and very very flexible. She took my senior pictures in the cold and they turned out amazing. She's very easy to work with and I loved the experience.

  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Nancy O.

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Had a great experience working with Rocky. He was professional, friendly, made me feel relaxed, and he communicated well from the very start and even sent me a reminder the day before the shoot. I highly recommend him.

Laura K.

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I would not hesitate to recommend recommend Rocky

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mc Farland, WI

David R.

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Kyle is above all, the best photographer I have ever personally worked with. He is very professional, responsible and easy to work with. I have hired him on many occasions and I have always been extremely happy with the work he has provided.

Kari W.

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Our photographer, Kyle Wege, was very helpful and knowledgeable. He had very good ideas and made us feel comfortable. It was a good experience and I would recommend Kyle for anyone looking for a photographer.

Kenn O.

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Kyle does great work and is meticulous with his craft. If you are looking for a photographer with a creative flair, Crimson Sun is for you!

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fox Lake, WI

Cassandra R.

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Angie has a keen eye for the unusual shot when photographing. Her photos have depth and imagination beyond the norm. She is very personable and reasonable in price. Everyone, including myself have glowing reports of her work. Try her out; you won't be disappointed.

Jessica N.

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Amazing customer service! Wounder attitude and fast service (as in got pictures back in quick manor!) pictures were top of the line exactly what I was looking for!!!! Will be back in future :)!!!! Highly recommend Angela as a photographer she's got an amazing eye !!

Danie V.

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Angela was great at communicating with me before the shoot and made me feel so comfortable! Such a relaxed but professional session and very reasonable in price! I would highly recommend Angela to anyone looking for an amazing, personable photographer.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Janesville, WI

Karen P.

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Gillett Exposures has been doing photos of my family for years; since Tosha was just learning. She has always been extremely patient with the kids and has lots of great and unique ideas for photos. She has grown into the BEST photographer I have seen and we will always have her do all of our photos.

Anna B.

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Amazing experience and an amazing photographer! Tosha was very professional and made me feel comfortable and at ease. The pictures turned out great! I recommend Gillett Exposures to everyone wanting great quality photos and a fun experience getting them.

Roy S.

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Tosha did a family photo session for us. She was very creative and open to our ideas as well. She was very accommodating to our schedule. She did a nice job with the prints and editing. I highly recommend her for any of your photo needs.

  • Rockton, IL

Nicole H.

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Haley is a dream to work with. She is full of great ideas and knew what I wanted before I did. She will easily change direction if something isn't working out quite as expected and had great style and location ideas. Our portraits are amazing and we will most defiantly utilize her talents again and again!

  • Madison, WI

Ashley Z.

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Denise was very accommodating, easy to work with, and super nice! Denise did our engagement session and put both of us at ease. I would definitely use Denise in the future for other events or photo needs.

KC Photography

New To Thumbtack

  • 6 years in business
  • Madison, WI

About

I am a Madison based portrait photographer. I began my freshman year in high school, and I've been doing it ever since. I have been doing portraits for 2 years. I love what I do, and I would love to show that to you through your session.

Dave Newton Photography

New To Thumbtack

  • 15 years in business
  • Madison, WI

About

High school senior portraits are my specialty. I am a portrait photographer specializing in high school seniors, family portraits and children. I have been photographing high school seniors since 2005, and it is my passion to create the finest portraits of these wonderful young people. I also enjoy photographing families and children of all ages. I have a studio location on the west side of Madison just minutes from West Towne Mall. Call today to make an appointment to discuss your photographic needs.

J. Pollock Photography

New To Thumbtack

  • 9 years in business
  • Nashotah, WI

About

My own editing and shooting style is something that I developed. Yes, artists are inspired by other artists, but they also make something of their own.

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Waupaca, WI

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Appleton, WI

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