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  • 9 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Diana D.
Verified review

I needed a professional headshot photo in a short timeframe. Since I never had professional photos done before and had no idea how to find a good professional in order to help me out, I was initially relatively intimidated by the process. Looking up the websites from several photographers, most were only advertising wedding and recreational photography services. Robert put me at ease from the very beginning, showing me some sample headshots he took and explaining me the whole process as well as what I could expect. During all of my interactions with Robert, he has been very professional. Also, it is obvious that he is passionate by what he is doing. He overall did exceed my original expectations, delivering some excellent headshots in a very short timeframe!

BAN Photo Convert
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle S.
Verified review

Bryan did the photography for my wedding. The photos are fantastic and he was very friendly and professional. I would recommend his services for any occasion. I could not be more pleased!

Vombrack Multimedia
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jessy D.
Verified review

He videotaped our wedding at the Genesee Theater about 2 weeks ago. Not only did he get it done for us in a week but he did a fantastic job! He really captured all of the beauty at the theater and caught some amazing moments. My favorite thing about how he did the video was he got a lot of footage of people having fun and dancing. Everything looked authentic, not the typical interview wedding guests on the spot and have it look hokey. He did an absolutely fantastic job and I would definitely recommend him in the future!

ROTTER Images
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 19 years in business
Daniel B.
Verified review

Steve did our wedding in 2012. He do a wonderful job with the video, and we hardly even noticed he was there! He listens to his customers, and he offers a great finished product. Thank you again Steve!

Gary Pfister Media & Design
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie B.
Verified review

Gary Pfister was the photographer for our casual wedding. Gary is reliable, patient, has a wonderful personality, great with people and is truly a real pro! Besides the fact that the pictures are absolutely beautiful, Gary took his time for the formal shots (everyone looks natural and not posed), and also took great candid shots. We couldn't really have asked for more! We were able to enjoy the day without worry, and have great memories! We would highly recommend his services!!

Films Nouveau
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Alayna R.
Verified review

Films Nouveau captured my wedding day beautifully. They were very organized, detail-oriented and professional. And the wedding video turned out so beautiful! Kayci and her team are so talented. I would highly recommend Films Nouveau to anyone in need of videography services.

Digital Spectrum Video
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Ashlee C.
Verified review

Daniel was amazing to work with! He was literally like a fly on the wall the day of my wedding; he filmed my day naturally and nothing was staged. His prices are VERY affordable to those in the surrounding area. A few of my engaged friends are looking to use him in the near future! :)

Films Nouveau
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Savannah K.
    Verified review

    Kyse-Garcia Wedding November 27, 2010- Working with Films Nouveau was the best videography experience of my life. They are very personable and make the video truly yours. They make wonderful suggestions, but they allow you to put your artistic thoughts and views into your special day/moment as well. Its nice to find professionals that do not take over your day and try to make it their own. I felt comfortable and at ease working with them. I will keep recommending Films Nouveau to all of my clients and friends.

    Joe and Joe Media
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    Allison M.
    Verified review

    Joe is a true professional. He far exceeded our expectations of a videographer on our special day, our wedding day. We booked him very last minute and he delivered. He fulfilled all of our requests and more and the quality of the video was superb. We were quite impressed as were our parents, who were each given a copy of the DVD. He also provided a shorter video that was great to share with friends. We are so thankful to have found him. We highly recommend Joe. You will not be disappointed. Allison & Chris

    About

    Whether it be a social gathering, a wedding, or a special event for your kids, we use music to create an ambiance for dancing, fun, and memories for a lifetime, that when put together, make for a perfect sound for your perfect day. Learn more about us.

    • 13 years in business
    About

    There are a lot of great photographers out there. Most everyone professional is good at what they do. I go that extra mile to build rapport with my clients. I love building relationships before the event even starts. This leads to bigger, brighter smiles and more comfortable relationship the day of the wedding.

    About

    Because we base our service fees on our clients requests.

    About

    I am a Chicago based videographer with three years of experience in post production, news, and live and sports production. I also have experience in graphics. If you are looking for a creative, hard worker, look no further.

    About

    I am not your stereotypical photo/videographer. I love capturing unforgettable moments, and make incredible art for my clients to cherish forever. I'm very easy going, and can promise a product that will leave you speechless. : Make sure to check out @KyleNuttVideography on Facebook for some examples!

    About

    Nelson Video Productions specializes in customized wedding videography. We are offering professional editing with scene transitions, special effects, titles and music. My objective is to offer complete coverage of your most memorable event.

    • 48 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    Complete Chicago wedding & Events offers video, photography, DJ and photobooth. We make choosing your package easy, with up-front pricing and no hidden costs. Our wedding videography makes memories that last forever. Just press “play”. Our wedding DJ's are fully interactive and will allow your input on your big day! Our photography comes with the digital signature so you can take your images to any printer of your choice or you can use our printer.

    • 7 years in business
    About

    The average wedding ceremony takes 27 minutes; we make it last a lifetime. Of the thousands upon thousands of days you've lived, there's one day that matters most in the eyes of you and your family -- your wedding day. The bride has dreamed of and planned for this day since she wore tiny dresses. The groom has anticipated the day he finally says "I do" to the one he loves. The father has lived for the few seconds of walking his girl arm in arm down the aisle and everything the mother has taught the bride has culminated in this very moment. Welcome to life's picture perfect moment. First Look Productions will do everything we can to make every picture perfect and every moment perfect. Caring about your wedding day and your results is what will give you that picture perfect wedding day and results! Let's face it, there are lots of wedding photographers and videographers. But there's only one First Look Productions. Yes, we have years of photography and video (we call it cinematic styling) expertise. Yes, we utilize the industry's most advanced equipment and technologies. Yes, we have shot many weddings and have a long list of couples ecstatic with the results. What sets us apart and the reason you should consider First Look Productions for your picture perfect day is because this is our passion. This is what we absolutely love to do. You'll see that when we're learning more about you and your venue weeks before the wedding. You'll see it when we go to great lengths on your wedding day to get the most creative, original and emotion-filled shots. We'll see it on your face when you view your photos and watch your video for the first time.

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    I am a Rockford-based portrait photographer. I have done multiple senior photographs and other types of portraits. I also do maternity and creative portraits. I have not done wedding photography before, but I have done wedding videography. I am willing to do wedding photography as well! Feel free to look at my photos on my webpage.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    Providing videography and professional editing for your special events, Tim Stuker brings 3 years of experience in sports, news and event videography to your event with a creative vision to capture your event like you would expect.

    About

    Faction 5 Inc. is a special event cinematography and photography company. We offer a unique service in providing a cinematic style of shooting our videos that give it more of a film feel to them. Our photography is one of the best in the business. We have done various fashion shows and special event shoots throughout Rockford. Our passion is to capture the moments that you will love and cherish. Let us help you remember the moments you miss.

    • 8 years in business
    About

    Congrats on your engagement! One of the most important aspects of your wedding day is certainly capturing the memories. Landapixel is excited to be such a vital part of your day. We offer several options, whether you are looking for photography services by the hour or coverage for the whole day. We are flexible and would love to learn more about you, your fiance and your wedding plans! Do you need engagement photos? We offer engagement photography as well. We are so excited to hear from you.

    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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    Waukesha, WI

    • Events to be filmed
      Ceremony, Reception
    • Duration
      7 hours or more
    • Number of videographers
      1
    • Details
      It's in Waukesha WI is this too far and how much would it cost to have you video wedding and reception? What do you get for your price for instance a CD are there special things you do on the CD music backround or imagery?
    • $872.5
      Average price
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