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South Gate Wedding Videographers

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Brad Zangwill Photography
4.8
from 133 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pamela W.
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Brad was AMAZING during my Dec. 22nd, 2017 Wedding. I couldn’t be happier with our choice to go with him as our wedding photographer. I had multiple people graciously comment on how professional, punctual, and talented he is. Brad is a very talented photographer, and I wouldn’t hesitate to hire him again for other events or family photos in the future. I will post some photos to show his incredible artistry when I get my pictures back. Don’t think twice about it, HIRE BRAD!!!!! You’ll get a great value, quality, professional, and caring photographer! Thanks Brad for everything! You took so much pressure and stress off of us during our wedding!

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Joe Chung Photography
5.0
from 121 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 208 hires on Thumbtack
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Angela H.
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Joe was a truly professional and talented photography and he went to great lengths to accommodate all of us that night while we celebrated my mother and father's 50th Wedding Anniversary. I cannot thank him enough for making the evening a real gift and treasure for my whole family. I would recommend Joe to anyone who needs photography services. Thank you Joe.

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J. Concepts Productions
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rosemary W.
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Jami did the videography for our wedding at Castle Green in 2008. She was WONDERFUL! In fact, I had decided not to do videography at the wedding after reviewing a number of terrible, cheesy video samples, but then I found Jami. Her work is classy, tasteful, and timeless. She captured every special moment of the day. My whole family loves Jami's work -- my dad is actually the most obsessed with it and watched the video a bunch of times after the wedding. We watch the video instead of going through the photographs because it brings us back to the day instantly. Although, I will also add that Jami did give us a number of still images from her video work that are also beautiful and artistic. One other thing worth mentioning is that she was very professional onsite while shooting and didn't get in everyone's faces to get her shots. She was there, but she was discreet and still managed to capture beautiful images. My sister is getting married this spring and is going to have Jami video her wedding. I cannot recommend Jami more highly. Trust me, Jami's video will be your favorite keepsake!

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ROF Industries Inc.
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cora D.
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My experience with Nicole, Chris and their crew was something I'll always cherish!! They're so professional and thoughtful - it made our special wedding day one we will always remember. ROF as a whole takes their profession to the next level and always looking for ways to expand/improve. They're so genuine and creative - I truly appreciated their service and friendship. I highly recommend them on all levels and wish them nothing but success. Thank you for capturing our day via photo, video, and of course personally, b/c of you, we'll always have something exceptional to look back on and remember!!

  • 24 years in business
  • 154 hires on Thumbtack
Jesse K.
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My wife and I used Mark Steven Photography for our wedding in 2013 and are STILL enjoying the photos. When we first encountered Mark, he was full of ideas, locations, samples, etc. that made his selection process easy. Once selected, the communication was always open and available. He is The day of shooting (I can only speak on my experience and what I heard from my wife). Me and my groomsmen had such a blast shooting with Mark. The poses were fun, they were good AND MY WIFE LOVED THEM (which is the most important thing)!!!! My wife also mentioned to me that during her "prep" process with her Bridesmaids, they didn't even know he was there and still got some great quality shots! As for the finished product, there are still pictures that blow my mind! His price is very affordable, the picture quality is terrific, he was on time and kept the schedule, and just an all around true professional! I would 100% recommend his services and connections and will use Mark Steven Photography again in the future!

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  • 18 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ronda Z.
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Steven was the videographer for my wedding at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles in December 2013. He was a please to work with, fair to deal with, loves his job and sincerely wants the bride and groom to love their video. He is also fast. I got my video shortly after my wedding and my husband and I were very happy with the video. Thanks Steve! Love, Ronda & Calvin

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Attis Photography
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
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Adam B.
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Hiring Attis Photography for our wedding was one of the best decisions my wife and I made. We met with so many photographers, but Attis definitely stood apart from the rest. Anita is extremely organized and will get out of you exactly what you're looking for. Chris takes beautiful photos and has great attention to detail. We hired them for both our engagement photos and our wedding photos, and they did an amazing job on both. If I could go back, I would absolutely hire them again. And I definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.

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FD Productions
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
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Samuel G.
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Wedding Videography. Excellent Video.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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Chris H.
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Mika did just an incredible job on our wedding! I cannot say enough about her eye for creativity, easiness to work with and professionalism. We were looking for a photographer who didn't take all the normal cliche shots of a wedding...and Mika certainly did that. She is a truly talented photographer and we are so appreciative of what an amazing job she did.

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Marabate Studios
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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SHARI F.
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We loved our package! Mark is the sweetest and made me and my entire family cry after we viewed our wedding teaser because it was so beautiful. It was a great gift to the family members who were not able to make the wedding. My wedding video teaser was everything i was looking for and I highly recommend Marabate Studios and can't wait to work with Mark again.

La Boheme Life
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Suzy M.
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I am so happy I hired Daniella as our wedding videographer! She did an amazing job capturing the moments in time we will treasure forever. You can sence her passion for what she does and her creative artistic love for it. Thank you Daniella! XO Suzy & Sean :)

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Say I Do Media
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Courtney M.
Verified review

Corey was so amazing at our wedding reception, our family all noted how impressive he was. Anytime something happened that was cute, or photo worthy we would look over and he was already there capturing it. We are so overjoyed to have picked him for our event. Thank you so much!

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  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lydia H.
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Thank you all my wedding team! They provided me everything I need for a perfect wedding. Joanne and her team know this industry very well and assigned the wedding coordinator, photographer, stylist, venue, DJ to us. They helped me get rid of all time consuming vendor calls!!! Also, they have very stylish app to make everything organized and trackable. Very cool!!! Highly recommend the whole team!!!

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DH Media Productions, LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Evelyn G.
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David did an amazing job with our wedding video. We are amazed at how beautifully he captured and edited it all together.

Live Art Photography LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie S.
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Carl & Desiree are the epitome of what the perfect wedding photography team looks like. They not only are super kind and thoughtful people and made it so easy to work with them, but it's like having friends photograph your most special day. Being that they are a husband and wife team, they understand what they wanted for their own wedding and do that for you. Our wedding day was made more special having them be a part of it and we thank you for taking all the extra time to get the most amazing photographs we could of hoped for. You went above and beyond and we appreciate it more than you know.

Alex Martinez Studios
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Amy R.
Verified review

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

Chris Hutchinson
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
JAMES K.
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We are so glad we chose Chris to be our videographer/photographer for our wedding! After looking at his previous work, we determined he was the one for us. Chris made our day extra special and captured some special moments we will get to relive for years to come. He was very professional and attentive and willing to work with our extended schedule. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a videographer/photographer for any special occasion. Thanks Chris!

Bicycle Ice Cream Films LA
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ish H.
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Mark was a pleasure to work with and did an absolutely outstanding job with our wedding video- we couldn't be happier with our experience working with him. He is very talented, communicative, professional, and accommodating, and has a keen eye and a sense of timing and editing.

Earth Conscious Films
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Dave M.
Verified review

Rob was hired to capture a few very special moments for my wife and I at our wedding. He proceeded to go above and beyond expectations, capturing moments I didn't even know about and doing so in a beautiful unobtrusive way. He was also super friendly and made us feel very comfortable around a camera which isn't always easy. I couldn't recommend him highly enough

LA ARTIST COMPANY
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Eileen B.
Verified review

Was super happy with the videography work I had done for my 18th birthday party. Shawn captured the essence of my event perfectly and used awesome effects and great music. He was also very creative and had a lot of great ideas I wouldn’t I have thought of. I was super worried about trusting someone to do this for me because I wanted an amazing video, but it turned out great. Not too mention he was very punctual and he was able to send me sneak peeks of the video which helped me see that he was on the right track with my vision..lol. I can’t speak highly enough of LA Artist Company!.!

ToastedMango Media
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Douglas S.
Verified review

Maurice shot a spec job for me on an under construction property in the Hollywood Hills. I provided notes during the editing phase and was very happy with the finished product.

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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