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Monterey Wedding Videographers

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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erin D.
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Nicholas did an amazing job capturing all of the special moments and details in our wedding with an articstic eye! Our friends and family are still raving about his work! He was also very accommodating and went above and beyond to film everything we asked for and more. Leading up to the wedding, he was always responsive immediately within the day if not hour and even after the wedding during the editing process he was like this! He has always been professional, polite, and friendly. He got along great with our photographer. He got our wedding video to us very quickly and edited everything beautifully while making sure to cleverly add in our special songs and props. If you are looking for someone professional, creative, friendly, accommodating, and affordable for your special occasions look no further!

Legacy Weddings
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Jacquelene M.
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Great people to work with, very professional and responsible. Jonas and his wife Tatjana handled the photography & videography for our wedding & also our engagement photos, we couldn't have been happier! Thanks for sharing the moment with us, thank you for being such a big part on our special day & thank you for the great services you provided. God bless you both:)

Choice Photo Booth
4.4
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Susana H.
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Manny did a great job for my 50th birthday party!! He was on time. He got things set up fast. Everybody really had fun in the photo booth. It really added to the party. I am glad I decided to go with Manny and would use him again. Was very satisfied!

  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Sonia P.
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Karla does an amazing job every time I hire her for my wedding events. She is very patient and highly professional. My clients are always pleased with her work. She does a great job editing the photos.

TSG Multimedia
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Julie C.
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TSG Multimedia re-edited our wedding video for us. They took what was a decidedly impersonal, piecemeal final product from our original videographer and, using the complete footage and soundtrack we provided, reworked the video into one that truly reflected us, our families, and the genuine feelings of our wedding day. John and his crew were consummate professionals and a joy to work with throughout the process. I would highly recommend TSG Multimedia without hesitation for any video need.

Blue Shell Cinema
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Clare B.
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He was great! We haven't received our video yet, but he was very nice, professional, and arrived early. Great experience!

Lepore Hart Design
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Keaven S.
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Working with Lepore Hart Design made me feel at ease. I had a music video to be reproduced and had to be enhanced for better quality and presentation. Cindy went the extra mile to replace images already in the package she had to work with. She pieced together a product far better than the original and made me feel much better about myself for all the production challenges I have been previously dealing with. Thank you Cindy !

Kyer Wiltshire Bay Area
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Monika B.
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Words can't describe the amazing energy this man provides when you're in the moment of love and acceptance with your partner. His professionalism and keen eye for lighting is pure perfection. I hired him for my wedding in Guerneville and he researched every great lighting moment possible in the woods in order to make the best shot. I loved his photos, AND his energy so much that I hired him again for our City Hall wedding this week! I encourage you to look through his portfolio and decide for yourself!

Kendra Goff
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Krystal G.
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Kendra was absolutely amazing to work with! She and Elijah are true creative geniuses. Our video honestly looked like a movie trailer to an Oscar winning love story!! The quality of video they created was clearly enhanced by the time and effort they took to get to know my husband and I. They got who we really are as a couple and individually. Our wedding video captured all the joy, sadness, nervousness and FUN that comprised our special day. During the wedding they were calm, stealth like and present to capture the most important moments of the most important people in our lives. They worked remarkably well with our photographer which wasn’t always easy with a wedding of 160 people. They returned our highlight reel and extended version very quickly and it absolutely did not disappoint!! With out reservation I highly recommend Kendra and Elijah to capture your wedding day!!

FBE MEDIa, LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Brandon L.
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Eddie shot our wedding a few years ago and he was the easiest vendor to deal with. He filmed our wedding documentary style, which we weren't so sure about at first, but it looked awesome. He recreated the story of our wedding day perfectly. The video started with both of us getting ready and talking about how we met and what our first date was like. Even though we were in different places at the time, he edited in a way that almost seemed like we were in the same room telling the story together. I didn't think about it at the moment, but when we watch our video again, it all comes to mind. It's nice to have those memories to share with our kids.

Bilma T.
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Mr. Powers is a very nice and professional person to work with. The pictures came out very nice.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shane L.
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Sarah filmed my wedding this last October. She was kind and willing to go the extra mile to make things work.

About

We are two young men who are looking to utilize their skills in photography and video to capture the greatest moments in life. We live in Santa Cruz, California and enjoy capturing the little things in life. We take scenery photos, event photos, portfolio photos, sports photos and product photos. We love what we do and take our work very seriously. Check us out at our website, and contact us if you like what you see! We hope to talk to you soon!

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Cassie Meder is a young freelance filmmaker, illustrator, actress and model from Portland, Oregon whose work has ranged from dark and philosophically confronting to quirky and clever. As a conqueror and crusader of many art forms for four-plus years, she is now described as possessing a dark and fascinating aesthetic sense and her film direction and illustration work have been called mesmerizing and haunting. Cassie is able to provoke the melancholy and chilling aspects in the underbelly of art, film and fashion, as well as able to make the unnerving undeniably beautiful, specializing in the ethereal, the haunting, the creepy, and the romantic! Fashion films, artistic commercials, art films, and music videos are also a specialty. Cassie is now based out of Portland and San Francisco, and enjoys bread, kittens and reading Hellboy comics.

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We do videography, photography and editing for business testimonials, corporate events, seminars, training sessions, legal depositions, golf tournaments, sporting events, weddings and commercials. We also do audio and video forensics and home security video extraction. We do custom slideshows and film or tape conversion to YouTube, files or DVD.

About

We create "photo records" -- capture, document and record through our photography equipment the activities, procedures, valuables, and occasions.

About

TMDcreative has been serving hundreds of clients throughout the west coast in industries as diverse as financial services, healthcare, agriculture, real estate and construction, insurance, education, nonprofit, retail, transportation, tourism, food and wine, manufacturing, professional services, and more. We build strong relationships with our clients, many of which have been with TMDcreative since the beginning, and have stayed because we continue to earn their trust and deliver on our promises.

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Mandy is a professional Fine Art Wedding photographer When I take photos for my clients to record their every sweet moments during their wedding, I enjoy the happiness with them together as well.

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We provide photographers and videographers for special events. We are 360 Glance because we take photos of everything that is important for the client.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Founded in 2005, Nima Productions is one of the most experienced wedding and live event videography companies in California. Multiple videographers serve throughout San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles and Orange County. All of our videographers are professionals having gone through rigorous wedding and event training both in filming and in wedding editing. Nima Productions prides itself on its ability to remain on top of the industry. We dedicate all of our time and resources to the continuingly changing world of wedding video production. No extra charges anywhere in California makes us a uniquely different production company. Nima Productions has filmed many cultural wedding ceremonies from Armenian to Indian, Chinese to Filipino and from Greek to Jewish. Please allow us to capture your most precious memories to treasure for a lifetime.

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This is a unique offer, not found in other places. We offer a fusion of photography and videography by 2 renowned artists. We also offer a special Fusion segment produced free of charge. Commemoriating the happiest day in people's lives, so that they can relive it again and again! I love seeing the reaction of my clients when they first see their video and their photos.

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.

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.  

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. 

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