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PicaBoost Photography
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sultana N.
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Metin was amazing! He’s truly talented in his work! He’s patient and brings your vision to life through his photography. He’s prompt in getting the final photos and video ready which was great because I couldn’t wait to see the final cut! So glad I got the opportunity to work with him! Will definitely be using him again. Thanks Metin!

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Party Favor Photo - DC
4.8
from 111 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 246 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marty S.
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Party Favor Photo was so much fun to have at our wedding reception! They were punctual and set everything up with no issues at all. They were completely professional and very easy to communicate with in the days leading up to our wedding, and they had all of our digital photos available for viewing the day after the event, which was faster than I expected! Our guests loved having both the photobooth prints and the digital versions available for viewing, and the pictures turned out really well. One thing I appreciated beyond words is that the photobooth attendant flagged my husband and I down at the end of the night, right after our send-off, and told us that we should do a quick shoot in the photobooth since we hadn't had a chance to do so over the course of the very busy and hectic night. That was so sweet and thoughtful, and we both appreciated her thinking of that for us. I had no complaints and wouldn't hesitate to use them again, or recommend them!

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Saint Elmo Photography
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pamela L.
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My experience with Elmo Laing was a powerful trigger of personal memory---from light, to set-up, to processing. By all accounts, he is a meticulous craftsman. Through his eyes and indelible images of my party guests, I am still reliving this momentous occasion ---my 60th birthday celebration. In photograph after photograph, Elmo captured every mood and motion of the affair. He documented the dancing, the band, the striking group portraits, the cake, the room decorum, and of course--ME. His photography has played an important role of constructing memory because the stories leap from their stills. His images are stimulants for remembering---happy lives, families and friends, and what & how we celebrate. I hover over these images! That’s what fantastic photographers do….they show the environment, they show what they saw and they work to compose the best for YOU. That is exactly what Elmo Laing produced for me. Oh, wait a minute, did I mentioned that he is patient, polite, and precise with posing & positioning—a good photographer. Thank you, Elmo for your artistry, storytelling and technical ability. Pamela Lamberth

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Dynamic Reel Productions
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bambi F.
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Working with Ilya is a one of a kind experience. He is not only experienced, but he is also punctual, knowledgeable, prepared, and a pleasure with which to work. I would highly recommend Dynamic Reel Productions for any video and editing needs.

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Metro Teleproductions, Inc.
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe S.
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Event video and photography went smoothly, professionally ... it was an overall positive experience.

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D.I.M. Productions
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nilima K.
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Working with DIM Productions was phenomenal. Coordinating beforehand was simple and straightforward, and during our event they were very accommodating and flexible to our specific requests and needs. They provided our pictures and video quickly after the event, and all the pictures turned out great. We are proudly sharing with friends and family. They also had video at our event, for which they provided an edited cut that captured everything that happened during our day. They even enhanced it in a few ways that we didn't see coming, and so we were appreciative of that. Overall, we had a tremendous experience and recommend DIM Productions to anyone and everyone. Very, very pleased!

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LNJ Designs Photo
4.7
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Farah Z.
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Amazing photographer and an even better person 😊 she was so calm, professional and easy to work with !! She did an awesome job and I am so happy to have found her 😊

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 152 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicholas B.
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Winstead is an outstanding photographer! This was my very first photo shoot and he prepared me for it exceptionally! He recommended the type of attire I should bring, he recommended how to pose, which stances to make and when! In the end, the pictures looked prolific! Crazy part is, you get so much outstanding service and his price is the most competitive out of all the other thumbtack photographers recommended to me! Save yourself the hassle and stress--hire Winstead and you'll be glad you took this recommendation! Be blessed!

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MOS Creative and Marketing
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Derek M.
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I demand a lot from a company I work with. Max and Kellie at MOS Creative, were very patient and professional through the duration of our project. They delivered an A+ video for my product. They went above and beyond to accommodate me. I will use again for sure.

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Mark F. Jones
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
NIKKY O.
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Exceptional photographer. Our pictures turned out amazing. Clyde went above and beyond to make sure we where comfortable. Communication was great we sent him what we wanted and he came up with locations that fit what we were looking for. Thank you so much for an amazing experience. Would definitely recommend his services.

ClaudeRobTV
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Vincent D.
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Claude is amazing. He nailed the summery and extended video, even threw in some bonus footage just for entertainment.

The Marvelous Real
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
Tamara T.
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Gabe provided imagery and video services for our small consulting business. The product was exactly what we requested and envisioned. His professionalism throughout the process made working with Gabe easy and comfortable. I recommend Gabe and his photography and video services to any individual or business that needs a high quality product delivered with professionalism and speed. I particularly recommend Gabe to those individuals who are looking for someone who can take the ideas and vision for a project and turn it into reality. We will use Gabe and his videography and photography services again as our business grows and our needs expand.

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Art Skope Photography
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Latisha J.
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Working with the art skope photographer was an amazing experience. He really brung my vision to life for my maternity shoot. I am looking forward to working with him again in the near future.

Greggo Lee Films
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole M.
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Greggo Lee Films has been my go to cinematographer for my international service trips. I travel with 15-20 kids each year to Belize and the owner of Greggo Lee Films personally attends this trip and documents the entire journey. His level of professionalism, energetic interaction with the kids and locals, and flexibility during the trip were unmatched. I was highly impressed by the photos and video he created. There were many memories that I had no idea were captured until I received the final product. His eye for a great shot is impeccable. I would highly recommend using this company for any event domestic or international.

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Justice Films & Studio
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
L. T.
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My husband and I hired Eric to capture our August 2017 wedding. We were disappointed by our original Videographer so we literally hired Eric a few days before our traditional marriage. Eric was professional, calm and did a great job. We hired him for both our traditional marriage and white wedding. He was always around and available to us during both occasions; he took many pictures in addition to the video footage. He was flexible with edits to our highlight video and sent everything to us timely - both DVDs and the external hard-drive we requested he place the footage. Eric's rate was reasonable and he is wonderful to work with. We would highly recommend Eric.

  • 16 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tilly M.
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I represent a large Ad agency in London, I found Beverly Boy online and noted that they had great relevant reviews. So i hired them to film a very high profile installment for a client of ours. they quickly signed our NDA, drafted up a contract, and scheduled the project with our clients. Very professional, the footage was spot on what we anticipated, they delivered exactly what we needed. Great job guys, Cheers to you all!

MJRvisuals
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Marc L.
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I hired MJRvisuals to interview two of my clients and create a testimonial video I could use on my site and for other lead generation and marketing purposes. Malcholm and his team delivered this project in spades. One of my clients even stated how good and professional his crew was shooting the footage and mentioned he may even be hiring MJRvisuals in the future for their own corporate video production needs. I highly recommend MJRVisuals for any of your video production needs and will be utilizing them in the future for other projects.

Pretty Elektrik Company
4.6
from 59 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Eniggel W.
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We shot a music video very comfortable with him chill type of guy he to understanding he what im saying lmao but a great video shoot he gets it just like you asked for turns a simple video to a masterpiece best experience i had definitely looking forward to ahooting more videos with him keep going homie!!!!

Khalil Films
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Matt H.
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Working with Khalil Films was great. With a beautiful video shoot I was extremely impressed with his professionalism and quality. Will DEFINITELY be working with him again.

TLW Videography
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Mindy L.
Verified review

This was my first introduction to using Thumbtack and it was really super positive. From the moment that Troy e-mailed me with his quote I suspected that he would be the videographer for me! I had a somewhat unusual videography request (to video a religious service but he had to do it in a very unobtrusive way). In his e-mails Troy gave lot of detail and asked some really good questions. The questions (and his answers to my questions) showed that he really know his craft. Also, at the last minute I asked that he think through how we might possibly livestream the event (so that an ill family member could "be there"), and he was very flexible in finding ways to help me make this happen. When I finally met Troy at the event he was everything I thought he would be. Very professional. He got there early and got everything set up without a hitch. Even though there was a lot going on, he just quietly went about his business. I just got the video back and it is terrific! Troy has been really nice about helping me figure out what format I need it in, and has sent it to me a couple of different ways. I really enjoyed meeting and working with Troy and would highly recommend him to others!

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Quantized Pixels, LLC
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gretchen P.
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Great experience working with Gethro. He was one of the few photographers in the area who could provide printed photos on the spot (with our company logo, no less) and we were very happy with his work.

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.