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PicaBoost Photography
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 39 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 114 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 249 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jill S.
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I first met Joe Lee in 2011 when I spent seven days with him as we traveled with the Wreaths Across America convoy from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery. Joe conducted himself with the utmost professionalism at each of our many stops along the way. He captured the special moments on audio, video and in still shots enabling me to recount the entire trip as if I was there in person again. This past July, Joe flew to Minneapolis to volunteer as the photographer and videographer for a two day memorial event held in honor of my son, an Army Ranger KIA in 2009. The morning of the first day, my house was struck by lightning and a fire ensued. Joe lost some of his equipment but quickly replaced it on his own so he could still do what he came to. This was a chaotic situation that others may have become discouraged from, but not Joe! He stayed the course and never faltered from his commitment. Joe Lee is not only very professional, he is a very personable guy whose positive presence will add to any event. Highly recommend!

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Dynamic Reel Productions
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen E.
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Ilya Vaynshteyn of Dynamic Reel Productions responded to my request within minutes. He is a professional with a very calm and pleasant demeanor, arriving early, is organized, and produced a beautiful video of our church service, paying great attention to detail. Highly recommend. Five stars! Many thanks, Ilya. We hope to see you again.

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Justice Films & Studio
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 86 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.

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Life Reflecting Images
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Palak P.
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We hired Mark for my Indian engagement party, which included a couple's shoot. We had Mark do the photography and his wife do videography. Mark made sure to keep in touch regularly in the weeks leading up to the event. He would ask us ample of questions and he also researched the Hindu engagement ceremony to be able to better capture the important moments and we really happy with that. On the day of the event, they arrived exactly on time, in fact 30 mins earlier than we expected, giving enough time to set up the cameras, lighting and conduct a photoshoot before the event. Very professional attitude throughout the function. He was very hardworking, and my entire family noticed it. He's one of the only vendors at our event that we felt fully satisfied with. Same goes for his wife, who was taking videos. When the pictures came in, we were in complete love with them. Very high quality and artistic shots. Mark was able to capture the event beautifully and the editing was on point too. I had a bunch of suggestions for editing and Mark was nice enough to incorporate those ideas when editing some important pics, and they came out great. The video was okay too, Mark supplied us with 3 copies of a DVD with the main highlights of the event and also an SD card with basically everything they had captured. We wanted to make sure that the ceremony, speeches, performances, games and free-dancing elements of the night wouldn't go unnoticed and we didn't want to burden any of our close friends or family to take videos for the entire night. That's when we got the idea to hire a team of two photographers and have one of them do the video. Mark's wife is not a professional videographer so some videos were shaky and kept going out of focus but that's because they didn't have a professional video camera which we agreed on to begin with. Overall I have no complaints with this team and I will definitely be hiring Mark and his wife for other family events.

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Saint Elmo Photography
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Parvati P.
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From beginning till the end, Elmo showed excellent professionalism. I felt comfortable and trust with him from the first time I met him. He went beyond, and even went and saw the venue before the event to familiarize with the venue. He deserves 10 stars. He even did video of the event! I will use his services again. Please use his services. You will not be disappointed. I am very happy with Elmo. Thank you Elmo for making us feel special.

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D.I.M. Productions
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tramaine S.
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Karmn is so dope. She shot my first music video..and did a treatment for my video as well, which I absolutely loved. She was always on time even when I wasn't, and very responsive. Great work ethic. Resonably priced for services. I look forward to working with her again in the near future

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MOS Creative and Marketing
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 30 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.

MJRvisuals
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Howard R.
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Working with Malcholm was pleasant, he's polite and professional, we simply had to tell him what we wanted and he'll taking care of all the video recording details so we didn't have to worry about, this is great since we had a lot of work to do during the conference and wouldn't have time to go through everything in minute detail during the conference. Highly recommended.

Good Vibrations
4.3
from 292 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 612 hires on Thumbtack
Darwin T.
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Thanks Vinny .... kids love the DJ and photobooth. Very professional, good music and best in service.

Danglinn Productions
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa B.
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Thank you so much Andrew for capturing such a memorable occasion. I have looked at the video so many times and was reminded of the amazing night I had. The video quality was superb with so many highlighted moments. You were the ultimate professional and the way you put together the video with the song selections were Masterful! GREAT JOB and thank you so very much for the memories! Wish you all the Best!

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Metro Teleproductions, Inc.
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deno S.
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Dave Lilling and Metro Teleproductions, Inc. have provided video and internet services to our firm for many years. We have found them to be consummate professionals who have added considerable value to our products and services. We have worked with similar firms all across the country. These guys are the best. Dave goes the extra mile, he always deliver on time and often under budget, and he is a perfectionist. A pro's pro.

  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Rick M.
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I have had other Photographers and Videographers in the past but Trumbull Photo/Film takes the cake! They're the best! The Video that they filmed at my Wedding was such high quality! We will definitely be repeat customers if other events come up!

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A Brandon Flowers Work
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sherazi B.
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Great to work with Brandon. He is a great guy and a perfect professional. He is my video guy for life

The Filming Company
4.6
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Walter M.
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I book A.M.Z flims for Videography for my aunt's wedding over the summer They did an awesome job. Arrived on time got way more footage then I expected. Were very professional and had the finish video back to us quick. Quality and editing of the video was Amazing. ***Best Price I could find for that quality*** I book A.M.Z flims for Videography for my aunt's wedding over the summer They did an awesome job. Arrived on time got way more footage then I expected. Were very professional and had the finish video back to us quick. Quality and editing of the video was Amazing. ***Best Price I could find for that quality***

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Intentional Visuals LLC
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Feddy M.
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Kevin is pretty awesome Guy to work with. He did a great job and worked with us till the very end. he always responded in a timely manner for all questions, concerns, and requests. To sum it up, if you need to take the video services off your hands to focus on your other ten million things for your wedding. Kevin is the go-to man.

TLW Videography
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Mindy L.
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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!

MediaSalon Cinema
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Megan H.
Verified review

If you are looking for professional, inexpensive and reliable service Media Salon Cinema is the service for you! Hiring MSC is the best decision I made when planning my music video. Cameron was super friendly and helpful in making my visual come alive! I was very impressed and I would recommend anyone to use Media Salon Media. #mscrocks!

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Mark F. Jones
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maurice L.
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Highly demanded across the region, Mark's Film/Video Direction and Production lead on creative collabs are the best known. The team at House Studios shot my first music video under his direction and I was highly pleased with their mainstream quality as I share our video worldwide.

Greggo Lee Films
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole M.
Verified review

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.

SOUND CITY FILMS
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Rush N.
Verified review

Fist of all thank you for your service Valery and Steve . You guys are so organized.  I did not have to call or follow you up for updates which has always been the case with most people I’ve dealt with. The private link on your website where we communicated  in regards to my personal project is a very good idea  . Thank you for an amazing video and service  .

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.