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Top 10 photographers in Harrisburg, PA

Clients agree: these vendors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Trevinchi Arts

Trevinchi Arts

New on Fash
10+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
If you want spontaneous capture with creative vision then you are in the right place. Though i can be formal when needed my goal is to make it as natural as possible. I have been doing this since 2008 and if you want your event done well, this is the right choice
Kyvin Studios, Inc Dba Skupics Studios

Kyvin Studios, Inc Dba Skupics Studios

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Fash
12+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Harry B. says, "Very professional and friendly. It was easy to smile for them. Harry" Read more
Color Communication, LLC

Color Communication, LLC

4.5(4)
1 hire on Fash
45+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Kristal says, "Thank you for being our photographer for the evening. You captured all of the events of the evening. Your photo are wonderful. Our heartfelt thanks." Read more
Visualize Image Productions

Visualize Image Productions

5.0(1)
Offers online services
17+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Liz G. says, "Their patience!!! And they are super sweet!" Read more
A Touch Of Glass Photography

A Touch Of Glass Photography

4.8Excellent(6)
9 hires on Fash
11+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Christine 0. says, " Authentic style We had the pleasure of working with David for our wedding. He is a talented photographer with an authentic style, and we loved how he captured the emotions of the day in both big and small moments. The photos we have are a true treasure. Beyond his work, he’s a really nice person and he moved with the flow of all the events so seamlessly. We’re grateful to have had him with us. " Read more
Michael Mason Studios

Michael Mason Studios

5.0Exceptional(9)
Offers online services
5 hires on Fash
16+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Brad M. says, "Michael was awesome! From the moment we met, he put us at ease and we knew we hired the right guy. He was great at getting people to be where they needed to be and keeping things moving during the family photos. Then during the reception he was somehow everywhere all the time capturing so many amazing moments. On top of being super professional and taking tons of photos, he was friendly and funny. Michael was always willing to take any photos that we or our guests asked for. We are so glad we found Michael Mason Studios and would recommend him to anyone looking for a great photographer for your event. " Read more
Daniel Mcgarrity Photography

Daniel Mcgarrity Photography

5.0(1)
8 hires on Fash
20+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
David J. says, "It's that he listens to what I want, makes suggestions towards getting that done, and delivers. Imagine having to do headshots in my own home, how do you make that happen? Daniel brings the gear, makes the "set" and after the selections are made, you can't tell it wasn't done in any studio" Read more
Flipzphotography

Flipzphotography

5.0(1)
8+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Leela H. says, "Professional and incredibly beautiful photos. Amazing to work with! My favorite and most recommended photographer! " Read more
Nicokam Photography

Nicokam Photography

5.0Exceptional(5)
9+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Paul K. says, "Hired Nicokam photography for my proposal to my girlfriend. He was easy to work with and got us our pictures in a timely manner. Took amazing pictures! Looking forward to using him again in the future." Read more
JMPhotography

JMPhotography

New on Fash
Top Pro
11+ years in business
Serves Harrisburg, PA
Julie Clingan is a breath of fresh air. Her attention to detail and desire to make the client relationship more of a friendship make each session a joy. She lives for capturing the moments that make life amazing and she cannot wait to capture yours! A wedding and portrait photographer based in Clarksburg, MD, Julie does not mind traveling to find the perfect shot.

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 Harrisburg photographers

Recent success stories from people in the Harrisburg area.
Mary
I liked the way they went out of their way to photograph our 50th wedding anniversary celebration. I am so excited about my wedding book.
Color Communication, LLC
Simone S.
We had a frantic morning and nothing seemed to go right! David and his wife, Tamika, helped out with the wedding preparations in addition to their photography duties. The images are really excellent and the canvas adds a nice personalized touch to their package. They definitely went above and beyond and I would highly recommend them.
A Touch of Glass Photography
Mallorie W.
Michael was a DREAM to work with! I wish I could leave more than 5 stars! He made our special day so simple! Michael took candid photos for the wedding as well as THE most beautiful Engagement Photos! Michael was flexible with dates and location and his pricing was extremely reasonable. So thankful to have him their to capture our special day!
Michael Mason Studios
Jennifer Z.
We have used Niko for a few family events (including a wedding) and have been thrilled with our photos! Not only is Niko amazing at what he does but he’s a pleasure to have at our events. Respectful (even helpful), professional, goes above and beyond and fun! He always gets the shots - you won’t be disappointed. My only problem is picking which photos are my favorite. We love Niko and will absolutely be using him for events in the future.
Nicokam Photography
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