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Top 10 photographers in St Louis, MO

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Ori Harel Photography

Ori Harel Photography

New on Fash
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves St Louis, MO
I love working with people, listen to their needs and provide solutions. I believe that honesty is basis for every relationship, either personal or professional and I bring this approach with me when I take pictures Handling cameras, thinking of locations and light, manipulating and editing in post production
TSDitto Photography By Tina Ditto

TSDitto Photography By Tina Ditto

5.0Exceptional(6)
10+ years in business
Serves St Louis, MO
Devin J. says, "Tina was very polite and helpful throughout my wedding evening. She is very professional and easy to work with. Her work on is Beautiful as well." Read more
Dear Hart Photography

Dear Hart Photography

New on Fash
1 hire on Fash
Serves St Louis, MO
With over 25 years of corporate and wedding photography I can bring a level of quality, experience and customer service to my clients head and shoulders above others. I am not the photographer that went out and bought a digital camera and call myself a photographer the next week. I graduated from Hawkeye Tech Photography in Iowa in early 90's I worked as a corporate photographer for over 25 years all the while photographing weddings and family portraits on the weekend. I started to realize I could really take Dear Hart to another level so I went full time on my own and have not looked back. I now do over 60 weddings a year(with help from my ...
Johnson Photography

Johnson Photography

New on Fash
8+ years in business
Serves St Louis, MO
Meet Rory Johnson , a seasoned photographer hailing from the vibrant city of St. Louis, Missouri. With over 6 years of capturing moments through the lens, Rory has honed a distinct skill set, specializing in headshots, graduation photography, event coverage, senior portraits, and the delightful world of animal photography. Their keen eye and creative flair bring a unique touch to every shot, ensuring memories are not just preserved but vividly celebrated. Explore the artistry of photography with Rory.
Dan Donovan Photography

Dan Donovan Photography

New on Fash
35+ years in business
Serves St Louis, MO
I am a commercial photographer and shoot images on assignment for advertising, corporate, editorial and entertainment clients. Specialty My specialty is photos of people. Dramatic compositions, a sense of emotion and instinctive timing are some of the elements I use in my images. Whether it is creating an insightful portrait or capturing THE precise moment, I can help you with your people photography needs. Clients Some of my assignment clients include Anheuser-Busch, Fortune, General Motors, Fox Sports, Hyatt Hotels, Major League Baseball, Maryville University, Six Flags, St. Louis Cardinals and Washington University, plus various adverti...
(CMP STUDIO) Chris Malacarne Photography

(CMP STUDIO) Chris Malacarne Photography

New on Fash
11+ years in business
Serves St Louis, MO
We provide commercial Photography for a variety of clients. We are a Business to Business image provider. We make the images you need to sell your product, attract new customers and better explain how your service is used by others. Withover 2 decades in the industry we create dynamic images to further your business. I enjoy making new contacts and seeing how new clients benefit from the images we create. It has been said that "image is everyting". I believe this to be true, especially in the digital age of today! People make educated decisions on products and services everyday. Your image needs to reflect the quality product or services your...

Your photography questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Fash.

How much does a photographer cost?

The average cost to hire a photographer is $100 to $250 per hour, depending on their experience. However, photography prices vary significantly depending on the type of event or photo session:

Do you tip photographers?

The standard tipping etiquette for photographers depends on the type of photo session or event and how happy you are with the photographer's service:

  • Tip a wedding photographer $50 to $200 if the photographer exceeds your expectations. If the photographer works with a second shooter, be sure to tip the second photographer separately.
  • Consider tipping a family portrait photographer, pet photographer, or newborn photographer if you're happy with the photo session. However, tipping is not expected for family portraits taken at a big box store like JC Penney or Wal-Mart.
  • Tipping a photographer is not expected for headshots, commercial photography, real estate photography, or architectural photos.

If you're happy with the photographer's service, post a positive review online and share their photos on your social media.

How can I save money on a photographer?

Follow these tips to save money when you hire a photographer:

  • Book a "mini-session" – a shorter photo session that lasts only 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Choose your favorite photographers and follow them on social media. Some photographers may provide deals and exclusive offers.
  • Hire a less experienced photographer. However, be sure to review their portfolio to confirm they have enough skill to meet your photo needs.
  • Purchase prints from an online retailer instead of ordering them from the photographer.
  • Bundle multiple photo sessions for a discounted price. Some wedding photographers bundle engagement and wedding photos. Other photographers offer a bundle for newborn photos plus additional sessions as your child grows.

How far in advance should I book a photographer?

Book a wedding photographer as early as possible, ideally as soon as you've confirmed the date with your venue. Headshot, commercial, pet, and family portrait photographers typically don't require as much advanced notice. However, a popular, in-demand photographer may be booked out several months in advance.

How can I find the best photographer near me?

Follow these guidelines when searching for a photographer to ensure you find one who is the best match for you:

  • Look for photographers who specialize in the type of photography you want. A photographer who specializes in weddings won't be the best choice for a newborn baby photo shoot, and vice versa.
  • Review their online portfolios to confirm you like their photography style and aesthetic.
  • Read photographer reviews on Fash and Google.
  • Get a contract in writing before making a deposit.
  • Discuss the photo usage and printing rights to confirm how both you and the photographer can use the images. Photographers typically retain the copyright to the images, allowing them to use the photos for marketing and social media.

What questions should I ask a photographer?

Ask these questions to help you choose the best photographer for your needs:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • What type of photography do you specialize in?
  • What is your photography style?
  • Do you have an online portfolio I can view?
  • How far in advance should I book my photo shoot?
  • What deposit do you require, and is it refundable?
  • Do you have a photo studio? If not, where will you take the photos?
  • What should I do to prepare for the photo session?
  • How will you deliver the final photos to me?
  • How long will it take to get the photos?
  • Do you offer printed items or photo albums?
  • Who owns the rights to the photos?
  • Will you use my images on social media or your website portfolio?

Reviews for St Louis photographers

Recent success stories from people in the St Louis area.
DaRondra M.
What a great experience!
TSDitto Photography by Tina Ditto
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