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Connect with photographers vetted by your local community. Pay only for the pics you love.

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Client Reviews

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East Bay - Piedmont Park, SF Bay

The access to beautiful professional photos that your are providing is amazing. We had a fantastic first experience. The entire process could not have been easier. I was hoping for 1-2 good photos of us with our busy toddlers and we bought the entire gallery. Thank you!

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Hoboken @ Pier 13, New Jersey

Shoott was incredibly easy to use. It took no more than 30 seconds to book a session and then day of our photographer texted us exactly where to meet. Not only did she fully understand the vibe of our photos but was able to wrangle a baby and a dog to get fantastic photos!

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Irvine, Los Angeles

Everything was great!!! Thanks to Shoott and thanks to our photographer who went beyond her means to relax all 6 kids in our family to get great pictures!!!!

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Gilbert Trails, Phoenix

Everything!! It was so easy to schedule, the locations are great and our photographer was awesome! My husband said we can’t get photos done any other way now! :) Thanks!

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Downtown Houston, Houston

Easy and simple booking. Our photographer was wonderful and so understanding of taking photos with three young kids. Quality of photos and editing was excellent. Definitely plan to book again with Shoott again!

Family poses with their baby in front of a lake for their free outdoor family photoshoot

Lake Norman, Charlotte

I LOVE this service! Easy, good locations, access to photos quickly! I have already told so many of my friends about this and plan on booking all my photos through Shoott! Our photographer was great as well.

What Sets Us Apart

No upfront cost*

Your 30 minute photo session is free!

You get to choose!

Attend your shoot & see your photos before you buy

Vetted locations

We’ve scouted & obtained permits for the best local parks & hot spots

Top talent

We screen photographers rigorously & only accept 2-5% of applicants

We handle all logistics

We coordinate with your photographer on all the logistics of meeting up and delivering your photos

We're a small business

Shoott is a female-led service run by a small team of 11 folks

* Your first photoshoot will be free to book; your next session will be free if you spend $100+. Read more.

How it works

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Step 1

Choose from Shoott's roster of events

We offer an array of times and locations for your city. We’ll assign a top rated photographer for your session.

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Step 2

Enjoy your customized photo session

Whether you’re looking for family photos, maternity portraits, engagement pics, birthdays snaps or content creation, you can relax at the hands of our talented pros.

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Step 3

Pay only for the photos you love

Receive a gallery of 40+ lightly edited digital photos in just 3-5 business days - the more you buy, the more you save!

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Our Mission

Our mission is to democratize access to professional portrait photography by disrupting the traditional business model for freelance photographers.

Shoott's business model works because we aggregate demand at our locations, which allows us to pass along the benefit to both clients and photographers.

We’re proud to offer our photographers a minimum pay guarantee per shooting hour, flexible scheduling, tips and regular paychecks.

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