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San Marcos Wedding Videographers

Browse these wedding videographers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Marcos.

  • 7 years in business
  • 167 hires on Thumbtack
Felisha C.
Verified review

Jason does great work! We hired him for our wedding videography in September. He arrived early to setup, and was very professional. He made sure to capture every moment, and added some aerial footage which ended up being really cool. He gave us all the raw footage, as well as an edited video. I'll definitely be recommending him to friends!

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1Man1Woman Designs
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheryll V.
Verified review

Jessica was awesome to work with. Her creative style lends itself beautifully for outdoor photo shoots using nature as an incredible backdrop. Thank you Jessica for all the lovely photo's of our 25th wedding anniversary renewal ceremony. It was a pleasure working with you and your husband Bobby.

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Elena U. Photography
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Beverly N.
Verified review

Elena did my engagement photos and they came out beautiful, my husband and I never took professional photos before, so she guided us until we got comfortable. She definitely listened to what we wanted and it came out beautiful. Elena also did our wedding and we're waiting on the pictures but I know they'll be great! She was so wonderful! Thank you!

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Paloart
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Staci R.
Verified review

I've worked with Palo on several photography and videography projects, but the highlight was the video he made for my sister's wedding. He was on time, professional, and gracious for the entire day, which was so helpful amid the stress of a wedding. Palo didn't miss a thing, and the footage from the wedding is perfect. From tiny details on the dress and rings, to gorgeous aerial shots of the venue, and sweet moments throughout the evening, the final video is the perfect recap of an awesome day. The video is set to music perfectly, with snippets of vows which were an unexpected and amazing surprise. Everyone in my family LOVES the video, especially the bride and groom. If you haven't considered videography for your wedding, do it--and book Palo. You will not be disappointed!

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Chasing Light
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Daniela L.
Verified review

Our wedding video turned out so beautiful. I'm so happy we made the decision to use Chasing Light. They were very accommodating and easy to work with. Definitely worth the investment!

ODINEVA EVENTS + DESIGNS
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa A.
Verified review

I originally requested help with the wedding design aspects only, as our venue provided a "day of". LV was the first coordinator I met through Thumbtack and I knew then that I wanted to hire her. She was able to vividly capture my vision. After thoroughly going through everything needed for planning and the big day with LV, I decided to hire LV for the months leading up to the big day as well as a Day Of Coordinator. The site coordinator was more of a "venue manager" whereas LV was beside me the whole day. I recommend her services.

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Gleimlight Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cassie R.
Verified review

Jake and Christina made our wedding day one to remember forever! They worked with us to customize a package that had everything we were looking for and more. Their attention to detail and overall quality of work is outstanding. Our photos and wedding video were beautiful and we love the experience we had working with Gleimlight. We cannot thank them enough for all their time and amazing work! 10 out of 10, will be recommending to everyone we know.

Gemini Photography
4.7
from 21 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Felicia C.
Verified review

Gemini Photography did the video for my wedding and I couldn't be happier. It was beautiful and many that seen it said they cried. It was above and beyond my expectation. I had 5 hours and was charged such a reasonable price. Way lower than anyone else quoted me. The lady that came out was sweet and worked well with the 2 photographers. I can't say enough about them expect you won't be disappointed. Don't be nervous about the price being to good to be true. I had my wedding on Sunday July 17th at the Riverwalk golf course and my Videographer captured the Beauty of the venue as well as the ceremony and reception.

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Awesomesauce Visuals
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thao L.
Verified review

Myron and his team were the videographers for our February 2018 wedding. They were really nice and easy going, which helped us in feeling not so nervous in front of the camera. Something that stood out to me was that Myron and his team provided raw footage in addition to our highlight video. Most videographers we interviewed would not do that or added an exorbitant fee for the raw footage. In addition to providing raws, Myron actually ended up editing not jus tone, but TWO versions of our highlight video for us because he wanted us to have one that was the traditional highlight video and another more documentary style. I really felt like he went above and beyond. And these files were all provided to us in an external hard drive. We had some issues with the hard drive at first (probably due to him using Apple and us using PC), but Myron made sure to fix things and that we could open up our files! He even sent us a dropbox link to the highlight video so we can watch it while he was working on the problem with the files opening. We really appreciated his diligence and really felt he and his team really captured the joy of our big day! I was so pleased to have the videos for keepsake and would highly recommend!

SouthBay Films
4.4
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Viridiana L.
Verified review

Thank you Southbay Films for doing an amazing job on my wedding video! Using a drone to get the most spectacular views capturing the most special moments. My husband and I loved it so much all of our family loved it. We will definitely recommend you to everyone we know. Thank you for making our wedding even more special with our video.

IV Ever Films
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Estelle C.
Verified review

Davis came in at the 11th hour and saved the day! I found out that my husband's mother would not be able to attend our wedding, so we hired Davis 2 weeks before the wedding. He was professional and very accommodating, and I am recommending him to any and all bride and grooms. I would like to get married again, just to have the special moments captured by Davis and his crew at IV I II Studios.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sue P.
Verified review

Bill did our wedding video and it was magical! He was wonderful and you never knew he was there during the ceremony and reception. I highly recommend Bill for your wedding needs.

  • 20 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley B.
Verified review

Key Moments Videography and Photography is just an amazing company. Both Wil and Sharon are phenomenal people. Easy to work with and very friendly. They did my senior portraits and they turned out great. The company is very professional yet personal. Wil really has a good eye for what he does. He takes what you want and makes it better. Definitely am recommending him to everyone I know.

Tattooed Media
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amanda D.
Verified review

Tattooed recently did the videography for my wedding in San Diego on Sunset Cliffs. Their service was fantastic! After a couple quick phone calls, we were able to communicate our vision to them on what we would like and they completely understood right away. Jordan and Harrison showed up early to start the videography and make sure they captured everything which was great! Pre-ceremony they helped guide both the grooms party and bridal party on ideas to really make the video what I wanted. During the ceremony, they discretely used a drone to capture my beach front wedding on Sunset Cliffs from all angles (something I didn't even know they would do for us! What a treat!!!). Finally, at the reception they captured everything I could possibly imagine and stayed quite late through the night to make sure every important memory was filmed. From our first dance, to cutting the cake and then cutting the dance floor, they got it! They were very professional yet with a warm demeanor that made everyone around them enjoy their company. I highly recommend them to everyone if you want to have all your special moments captured in the most beautiful way.

ARL Productions
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Sarah L.
Verified review

I'm a local San Diego photographer and have worked with Albert and his team on two big events (wedding and festival). He's punctual, responsive, enthusiastic, accommodating and reasonably priced. He also has extremely good equipment and knows how to use it, with fast turnaround and beautiful results. I recommend that all of my brides use ARL for videography, and NEVER recommend anyone I'm not 100% confident in.

Simplicity Photography
4.7
from 3 reviews
    Jenna C.
    Verified review

    Alex (Simplicity Photography) takes amazing photos. What really stood out to me it that all the photos I've seen have such a creative twist! I had the privilage to have some photoshoots done for my freshman and just one for fun. I was so pleased with both. The photos always have perfect lighting, never blurry, and like I said earlier always creative! I would highly recommend Simplicity Photography to anyone.

    Riley Clayton Photography
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Matt F.
    Verified review

    Riley and his team did a fantastic job filming my wedding and are very affordable, especially for the San Diego area. I would highly recommend them

    Mike Drones Productions
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Sarah G.
      Verified review

      We cannot stop watching the beautiful video Mike created of our wedding day!!! He captured so many intimate moments perfectly and also shot some amazing footage of the wedding location and surrounding area with the drone. It has meant the world to us to be able to relive that day through the ensemble he put together with such care. If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind wedding video, look no further!!! Mike is your guy!

      AV's Videography

      New To Thumbtack

      • 15 years in business
      About

      Whether you want to film an intimate event or a live performance, make a crowd-funding video, or get some behind-the-scenes style footage, I consistently deliver a high-quality product that you will be proud to share. I also offer affordable editing services. Please contact me to request examples of my work.

      Kyle's Videography

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        I am a production assistant, and I do movies, music videos, and editing. I am a graduated film student and have worked on many professional sets. Let's make something great! I am reliable and hardworking.

        EveGreyProductions

        New To Thumbtack

          About

          We have a full-service videography services company. We specialize in corporate and B2B clients. We also assist in pre-production, production and post-production services, utilizing multimedia platforms.

          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.  

          Actual Requests

          See other requests for wedding videographers in San Marcos

          Need Event Videography Services

          San Marcos, CA

          • Event to be filmed
            Other (Music Video (lipsinging))
          • Event location
            Indoor
          • Event(s) duration
            Other (Just the video to be done outisde of the event and to be played at the event. )
          • Final video product requested
            Highlight video (3 to 4 minutes)
          • Additional filmography services requested
            Editing (please describe) (Editing and one DVD copy)
          • Details
            I want to do a black and white "music" video of "Who I am with you" by Chris Young
          • $399.67
            Average price

          Need Wedding Videographer

          San Marcos, CA

          • Events to be filmed
            Ceremony, Reception
          • Number of videographers
            1
          • Number of guests
            120-200
          • Event(s) duration
            6-8 hours
          • Event location
            Outdoor
          • Final video product requested
            Raw footage, Full feature video (30 to 40 minutes), Highlight video (3 to 4 minutes)
          • Additional filmography services requested
            DVD copies, Music overlay
          • Details
            Hi, My fianc� and I are looking for a videographer who can capture our day. I am Persian marrying an American man, so we will have a mix ceremony/ wedding. Our weeding is on Friday july first 2016 at twin oaks Golf Course (not the garden estate). I am wondering if you can send me your different packages and let me know about any promotion Friday discount or whatever you have that we can decrease the cost. We are thinking about 8 hours of coverage so hopefully we can capture everything. Thank you so much and hope to hear from you soon.
          • $1149
            Average price

          Need a Wedding Videographer

          San Marcos, CA

          • Events to be filmed
            Day of preparation, Ceremony, Reception
          • Number of videographers
            1
          • Number of guests
            120-200
          • Event(s) duration
            6-8 hours
          • Event location
            Outdoor
          • Final video product requested
            Raw footage, Highlight video (3 to 4 minutes)
          • Additional filmography services requested
            DVD copies, Music overlay
          • Details
            Our wedding is on a Monday, and the budget is $1,500.
          • $1298.75
            Average price
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