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Dayvid Photography
4.7
from 184 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 365 hires on Thumbtack
Sonia R.
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Dayvid was great to work with for my daughter's quinceañera . I researched a lot of photographers and he is the only one that made me feel comfortable enough to book without meeting him since I live out of state. He showed up on time was very easy to talk to and gave me a great product. I would definitely use him for my other daughter if he is still around.

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 131 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 281 hires on Thumbtack
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Kathy M.
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Brad Zangwill and staff are by far the most amazing photographers ever--would Never have photography done with anyone else. This project was our wedding. Of course we wanted everything perfect--and it was. Brad shows such enthusiasm, creativity, and sensitivity to what we wanted. He suggested things I didn't even think to do. He was so very easy to get a hold of--always responding back to me--Same Day!! He was always on time. The quality of the pictures were outstanding, all at reasonable cost, and he is just one easy man to work with. Because he kept his cost down, I was able to include other things--like a little interview of us that he showed at the wedding before the ceremony started. People really loved that! No need to look further--he is your man!! I am happy to recommend him and would be happy to speak with anyone individually as well...just call. 909-240-9211--kathy

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ROF Industries Inc.
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
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Thomas S.
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ROF Industries headed up by Nicole Pittman-Staab and Chris Staab are videographers/photographers who created a wonderful presentation of an aerobatic jet flight I participated in over Southern California. They were able to set up numerous cameras, recorded the event from visually interesting angles, provided editing, musical scoring and conducted interviews with the participants in a documentary style video. The quality of the work was outstanding, ahead of schedule, and the crew at ROF are self motivated. They were always checking up on things and asking questions to make the product the best it could be for me. Everything went perfectly and better than I imagined. I'm very proud of their work and they made me feel and look like a star. They are very easy to work with, friendly and just plain nice! I am planning another doozy of a project for them next year and I wouldn't consider anyone else but them to pull it off.

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S1MediaHouse
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pam F.
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We were very grateful for the outstanding service before, during and after our daughter's wedding! Chris and his capable team were terrific to work with and I would highly recommend them for your photography and video needs for any special occasion!

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  • 18 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
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Breeana M.
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We were incredibly pleased with Steve and the photographer he recommended to us (Jeromy Robert). Steve was very kind, responsive, and easy to work with. We love our wedding video and pictures! Huge thanks to them both for doing such a great job capturing our special day! Highly recommend!

Night Owl Productions
4.8
from 36 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Rev I.
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We contracted Ashley Seering in 2014 to handle both the Photography and the Videography needs for our large family reunion in St. Louis. She was very pleasant and great to work with.and is a person of detail. She did an outstanding job, was very punctual, and was very professional. She was very reasonably priced and went above and beyond our expectations. I will recommend her video and photography services to my colleagues and friends. Our family was blessed and very pleased with her quality of work. Thanks

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  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Kelsy D.
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Mika was absolutley perfect! From the moment we had our first meeting until my wedding day she was always available for me! Her quality of work is beautiful and I feel confident that my video and pictures will come out perfect! Thank you again Mika!

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Fine Dying
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
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Juliette R.
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We met three photographers who were all talented, but it was Victor's and Sebastian's chemistry that drew us in. They were so easy to work with and their work is incredible. We had our engagement photoshoot in Big Bear and they knew exactly which locations and what poses would make us look our best. On the actual wedding day they were patient, respectful, and all around fun to work with. If anyone looked tense during photos, they knew how to put them at ease. Even though we would question certain poses, the results were nothing short of amazing. Our photos look beautiful that we have so many favorites. We truly enjoyed working with Sebastian and Victor so much we gifted my sister a photoshoot with them for their maternity shoot. I would recommend their services to anyone.

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Black Kro Productions
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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Andrew B.
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I am a professional video producer from Louisiana who recently hired Joe to capture footage of a concert for me in LA. He did an excellent job and we will be hiring him for more work in the future.

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Say I Do Media
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Kelsey D.
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Everyone was so professional and pleasant, they captured all of our special moments in such a beautiful way. I am in love with our video and so happy we went with Say I Do Media. I would recommend them to anyone, I was so happy with our experience!

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Jordan Wright
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
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Peter K.
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Jordan was so responsive, punctual and very professional. The photos and video were exactly what we had hoped for ... and more. Great guy, great personality, he listened to what we asked for and delivered. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

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Siren Song Studios
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Denice H.
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Anthony did a terrific job with a series of short fresh videos for our website. He filmed one meeting and worked with film we provided from two other meetings. He also did my New professional headshot photo which I love. Anthony understands our energetic brand and added a number of creative touches to bring that energy into the videos. We appreciate his work and will continue to use his services. We will also happily recommend him to others!

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Made It Media
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
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Doug L.
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Gabe is amazing! We got started late on a company project creating new images and video content for a website over-haul and Gabe delivered on every request bigger and better than we could have ever imagined. Gabe is extremely professional and patient (lots of personalities on set) and he understood and felt our vision and made the entire day fun. Gabe will exceed your expectations! (also ask about "Q" for help with hair/makeup!)

  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Yolanda S.
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I'm amazed at wonderful work that Newlywed Cinema did for us on our wedding day. We are already referring others to this video team. Way to go guys! We are in love with the film that you created of our wedding!

Swannworks Films LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica J.
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We were able to hire Swannworks Film for our last minute wedding and we are very happy with the video footage that was captured. We love reliving our wedding day and watch our highlight video over and over :) Keida was very easy to work with and we are so happy we have something to watch for years and years!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kelley D.
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Amazing photographer. She really knows how to capture the moment. I highly recommend her. Very professional.

Alex Martinez Studios
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Amy R.
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Excellent photographer, delivery of the photos, and video went beyond our expectation. Easy to work with, flexible. Used for multiple events, from a birthday party to a wedding! Highly recommended

CineDream Studios
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Hannah E.
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Carly was a professional and made the process easy! The final video captured our day perfectly and we are so happy with it!

Solful Studios
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karmelle Y.
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With never working with a videographer before, I was definitely nervous to shoot a video. I did not know what to expect but had seen Solful's work and was immediately intrigued. When hearing about my lack of experience in shooting videos, Solful Studios were quick to ensure that I felt comfortable in front of a camera with their constant words of encouragement and positivity. Unquestionably, the entire shoot was an experience I will never forget, as it was filled with laughter and fun. I was very pleased with Solful's work ethic and am proud to say that the video exceeded all of my expectations.

One Cloud Marketing
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew S.
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They were on time, ready with all his equipment. Fair pricing and tok amazing videos and photos. Would hire again for next project.

Life Through the glass
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diego E.
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The absolute best! More than willing to work with our schedule. Puts in the extra time to be early and get absolutely every shot you could want! Great at finding nice locations and excellent poses. The pictures and video couldn’t have been better! We have already highly recommended him to our friends who will be using him.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a videographer and what do they do?

A videographer professionally films weddings and other events and edits the footage to create film keepsakes or marketing materials for their clients. Wedding videographers record all the key elements of your wedding day, ceremony and reception, and then edit the hours of film during post-production to make a wedding video, social media highlight reels, and any other film features you choose. Wedding videography captures, in live action, your vows, the cake-cutting, the first dance, reception toasts, the decor, the guests and all the details of your day. Many wedding videographers also interview guests (based on an interview list provided by the couple) and incorporate the recorded responses into the wedding video. Event videography typically costs less than wedding videography, as events are shorter with less detail. The national average cost for event videography is $500-$760, while the national average cost for wedding videography is $990-$1,260. A videographer usually does not need to be licensed, but it is important to confirm they have insurance and good standing in the business community, as well as good client reviews. A great majority of the work happens during post-production. The pros watch and blend together the hours of footage they took (sometimes from multiple cameras) to capture the story of your wedding day or event.

How do you choose a wedding videographer?

A wedding videographer will create a lifetime memory for you from edited video footage of your wedding day, ceremony and reception. Choosing a wedding videographer starts with looking online at portfolios of their past work. There’s no need to talk to anyone unless you love what you see. Next, make sure they have good reviews and past client experience; don’t be shy about asking for references if there aren’t any posted online. When you find someone who has a style you love, ask if they are available on your wedding day. If so, it’s time to talk pricing. Be clear about your maximum budget, and ask what kind of packages they offer. Pricing will depend on the number of crew needed for filming, the hours they are required to be onsite, post-production editing, and the length of the final product. Talk with several wedding videographers to get a feel for what prices are like in your region. Nationally, the average cost for wedding videography ranges between $990 and $1,260 per event. Once you agree on a product and have a plan, get everything in a written and signed contract. Clearly state the details of what is expected for your wedding day and from the final product. Be prepared to pay a deposit to reserve their services for the day, then pay the remainder upon receiving the video.

What should you ask your wedding videographer before hiring?

Finding the perfect wedding videographer doesn’t have to be stressful. Asking a few key questions upfront will help you find the right fit for your big day. Before talking with wedding videographers, research their work online. Look at their websites, business profiles and social media, and see what their finished wedding videos look like. If the style fits what you’re envisioning, it’s time to reach out. During initial contact, make sure you get along with the person. This is important since they’ll be interacting with you and your guests.

Your first question should be about their availability; there’s no point in going further if they’re booked on your wedding day. Ask to see references if they’re not readily available online. Next, it’s time to talk about money. Ask how they determine rates or what kind of packages they offer. When you settle on a rate and the services you want, make sure to have a written contract that outlines everything, including cost, length of time they film, what post-production will include, and when you can expect to receive the edited project.

When do you pay your wedding videographer and wedding photographer?

Most wedding videographers and photographers require a set deposit when you hire them. Wedding season is a busy time and a deposit secures that vendor’s services for your wedding date. It also protects the vendor if the couple changes their mind at the last minute, and they can’t find a new booking and lose work for the day. The deposit may be anywhere from 20 percent to  50 percent of the agreed-upon total price. Always get a written confirmation that your deposit has been received.

The remainder of the wedding videography and photography bill may be due in the week before to your wedding or on the day of the wedding. Other vendors may require a second payment immediately before the wedding and a third and final payment after the wedding video or photos are delivered. Each vendor has their own policies, so before hiring be sure to read, understand and agree to payment protocols. There is no requirement for tipping wedding videographers or photographers, but if you do want to tip them, the end of the reception is the appropriate time. 

How much is videography for a wedding?

Wedding videography is one thing many couples regret not paying for. It may seem like just another expense during wedding planning, but it’s really special to have a moving memory of your big day. The national average cost for wedding videography is $990-$1,260. Pricing can vary depending on wedding length, special film features, the amount of editing required, and how many videographers are needed to cover the event. Many videographers offer packages that provide different levels of service. A very simple wedding documentary could be $600 or more, while a full-scale cinematic experience involving multiple videographers could be $2,500 or more. Here’s an example of average package pricing:

  • Package 1: $1,400
    • Footage during and after the ceremony, including highlights requested by the couple.
    • Two cameras with audio equipment.
    • DVD including a 3- or 4-minute edit to a song of the couple’s choice and a 45- to 50-minute raw edit covering the entire event.
    • Recordings of guests’ good wishes to the couple.
  • Package 2: $1,800
    • Includes everything from Package 1, plus an additional videographer (2 total) and aerial videography.  
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