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Tinley Park Event Videographers

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Standing Ovation DJ's
4.9
from 130 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 296 hires on Thumbtack
Kate H.
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Joe was so amazing he made our event!!! So professional, friendly and wonderful to work with!!! I will absolutely use him for future events.

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VisualEtiquette
4.9
from 96 reviews
  • 189 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carley F.
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Emil was prompt and flexible in responding to a very last-minute request I had for a videographer for our wedding. People seemed to like his presence, and can't wait to see the footage! Price was very reasonable compared to many other companies that market themselves as videographers for weddings.

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  • 27 years in business
  • 180 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elise K.
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Carl did everything he could to accommodate our needs during the preparation leading up to the wedding. We had a general idea of what kind of music we wanted and his online system made it so easy to narrow down the perfect play list. When we didn't have any preference for specific pre-party and dinner music he anticipated our needs and played some great tunes. He was professional, very well prepared and flexible even when things changed last minute during our event. All of our guests said the music was awesome. I recommend him very highly, and we will definitely be using his services in the future if we need a DJ!!!

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Kimia Emami
5.0
from 80 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Radha K.
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I couldn't be happier about the work Kimia did for a baby shower I threw for my brother and sister-in-law. The pictures are beautiful and she captured so many candid moments that my family and I will treasure. In the past, I've always had issues with event photographers not covering everyone - but she was able to capture all of our guests having a good time. She is very prompt with communication and is able to address any questions you may have. With event photography, it's difficult because one you receive the product, there's no going back. You can trust that Kimia will capture the entirety of the event you worked so hard to plan. I highly recommend Kimia!!

DJ AD Entertainment
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
Kim S.
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Christopher was excellent. He got the crowd up and dancing. Last year no on danced. A great time was had by all! I highly recommend DJ ADEntertainment for ANY event!

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Special Occasion Events INC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yolanda O.
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I had an event in Gurnee, Il and I hired Special Occasion to help me plan and organize it. I was absolutely very happy with them. Very professional, very well organized and friendly all the way around. My event was elegant and everyone that came was amazed of how beautiful everything was. The band, master ceremony, dj, event decorators ect...job very well done, absolutely just beautiful. Thank you Special Occasion Event. For making my event a beautiful memory. Very truly yours, Yolanda

Elite DJ Service
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Carlos C.
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He was unable to attend my event but he reffered me to his coworker oliver and he was great.

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The Maestro Media
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chad W.
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Isaiah is exactly what I was looking for. He's a young, hungry, and professional videographer who works hard to get his shots. He is a clear communicator and offered an excellent balance between taking suggestions while also flexing his creative influence. If you're looking for a one man wrecking crew, Isaiah is absolutely your guy. Book this man, before his rates are sky high.

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Patricia Fardon Makeup
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen F.
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This was my first experience using Thumbtack and was very pleased with the service I received, especially since I needed someone to work with me within 24 hours of my posting. Patricia was highly professional --- responded to the request quickly and then arrived promptly, discussed her approach, and listened to what I had to say --- and delivered beautifully. I requested her services again two days later for another event when a make-up artist bailed out at the last minute. I truly appreciated her ability to create two different make-up styles that were appropriate for the separate events. Her airbrush device conked out but with her techniques, it did not appear to be necessary. She took her time in the make-up application to ensure perfection, yet the session seemed to go by quickly because it was a lot of fun working with her.

  • 11 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Ken P.
Verified review

Terrific! Hired to film a work event, everything was great! Responsive, great to work with, high quality work - would definitely hire again!

DOVTOGRAPHIE
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Shimmy C.
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Dov G was fantastic to work with! He listened and made sure he knew exactly what I wanted in my shoot. During the shoot he was very professional with his camera work, yet relaxed and personable in his demeanor, making him a pleasure to converse with. When I recieved the editted pictures I was blown away with how amazing they looked. Friends of mine were calling my potraits art rather than photos. Will definitely work with Dov G again and I highly recommend to anyone looking.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lesly K.
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I can't say enough lovely things about All Corporate Video and Photo. Mike Kozuchowski was so fantastic to work with- I was looking for a last minute photographer for an event I was throwing only a few days before the event. Mike was nothing but professional, easy to work with and went above and beyond what was asked of him. I will definitely work with him again in the future, when another project comes up and I highly recommend to anyone that is looking for a photographer and or a videographer. Thanks Mike!

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Lane Cameron Photo
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Phil M.
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I have worked with a number of photographers over my 40 year as a clay artist, and Lane Cameron is , by far the best of any of them as far as professionalism and quality of his work. The work was done in and around my studio in suburban Chicago. Lane spent most of an afternoon on the job, and I cannot think of anything that could have been done better. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for quality work done in a skilled and professional manner

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Homesick Blues Productions
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Benjamin H.
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Ed was fantastic... I cannot recommend him enough - from the professionalism, to the creativity, time management, flexibility, and dedication to the project - he was flawless throughout the entire process. We had a lot of specifications and without hesitation he created solutions when presented with constraints. Ed delivered the final product a week ahead of schedule and exceeded expectations at every opportunity. Without a doubt, Ed will be my first call for all future projects. Ed is truly in a league of his own. A class act, incredible videographer, and brilliant team member - Ed is a master in his craft and Homesick Blues Productions is by far the best decision you can make for your film project.

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RGML Entertainment
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Meagan G.
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Ryan was very professional and super fun! He was very flexible and willing to do whatever would make our event a success. I would recommend him to anyone!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsey C.
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Ryan and his crew were amazing! I hired Ryan as my wedding videographer and he was such a pleasure to work with. Very responsive, respectful and arrived on time to each location I asked him to be at. I would 100% recommend Ryan to anyone looking for a wedding videographer!

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Studio Soo | Chicago Baby
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charles R.
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Soo is an experienced photographer, we went for our daughter's first birthday photos and had an amazing experience!! he had endless patience with our daughter Liz. the setting is beautiful. the lights and decor has been planned in detail. he took 4-5 scenes of Liz, and hundreds of photos to find the right one. very attentive to our requests just from the first call. friendly reminder calls and follow up. professional photos. we were contacted to view, review, adjust and review. the photos. had a smooth and happy experience. if you are looking for a photographer for your event, Soo is the right man.

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Dave Flores Productions
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura A.
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Dave was an absolute pleasure and professional to work with. We liked working with him so much we have already booked him for the same event next year. He is terrific to work with. I highly recommend him.

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Will Fedanzo Videography
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily L.
Verified review

Will was our wedding videographer. He is talented at his craft, easy to talk to, and willing to create a product that encompasses his artistic style as well as his client's wishes. We love our video and enjoy sharing it with friends and family!

SoPrime Entertainment
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Laura P.
Verified review

We could not have been more pleased with the entertainment and service that we received for our event from Justin and Chris of SoPrime Entertainment! We had a surprise 60th birthday party for my husband at a venue where SoPrime supplied great music both inside and outside. I was surprised what a perfect addition it was to even a smaller event of about 40-50 people to have a DJ present. You can select your own playlist or do like I did and just have them create the appropriate music if you don't have the time or inclination to make your own song choices. I will definitely be calling them for my next event whether it's small like this or for my daughter's wedding! Thanks SoPrime!

Carisma Films
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Anne K.
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We had an amazing time working with Carisma, and so did everyone in our wedding! She listened to our vision and exceeded our expectations. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a videographer!

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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