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Party Favor Photo - DC
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 243 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 51 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
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Allison M.
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Hire him!! Elmo was phenomenal. My wedding gift to my best friend the bride was the photography. It was nerve wracking to take that on as I did not have a referral and chose St. Elmo solely based on the website and reviews. Elmo is an expert at putting people at ease, blending in with the crowd, getting natural shots as well as posed photos. When I need a photographer again, I will hire him. I recommend him without reservation . You will not regret it.,, hire him...

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Dynamic Reel Productions
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
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Ashley T.
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I am so happy that we found Ilya to do the videography for our wedding ceremony. He was responsive and professional from the beginning and willing to work within the restrictions set forth by our church. We received the edited video within a mere days of our wedding so we were able to enjoy and relive during our honeymoon! Ilya was wonderful to work with and I will definitely contact again for any future projects.

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  • 20 years in business
  • 223 hires on Thumbtack
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Natasha N.
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Mr Gillis was the DJ for my New Year's Eve Wedding, 2016. His prices are very fair, and before hiring, he even sent me a sample of some of his work. I hired him because I loved the samples so much. He asked us what songs we wanted played and when they should be played, and he stuck to the script. I love old-school r and b music, however, many of my guests were much younger than me... yet Mr Gillis played music to bridge both worlds... and all generations danced all night. Mr Gillis even played a little longer than contracted for, as the guests would not stop dancing! He also supplied the "gobo" (the signage that DJ's can illuminate on the dance floor with the couple's names). This was awesome as well. I would use his services any time I have an event.

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Vijay Britto Photography
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Sumeet K.
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Vijay is amazing! He went above and beyond for our pre-wedding photo-shoot. He got to the venue way before our scheduled shoot just so he could walk around the venue and spot the ideal places for our shoot. He had great ideas for the shoot and made us feel comfortable almost instantly. I'd definitely recommend Vijay to anyone looking for a photo-shoot in/around DMV area.

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Jeff Berger Communications
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Soham S.
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Jeff is doing a pre-wedding photo-shoot for us and he has been fantastic! He is great at what he does..highly recommended!

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STUDIO PRI
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brittany F.
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I could not have asked for a better photographer for my wedding. Not only is she an amazing photographer but she's the biggest sweetheart I've ever met. EVERYONE at my wedding loved Priscilla and the group she brought. I want to have another event where I need a photographer just so I can hire her again!! I don't even know what else to say because my experience was beyond perfect. I encourage everyone to use Priscilla with absolutely no hesitation.

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Joshua Fernandez Photography
4.9
from 95 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
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Bliss D.
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First if all, I am hard to impress and easily the most critical perfectionist Ive met to date, and I can speak in absolutes to say that hiring and working with Josh was THE BEST experience of my life. Choosing Josh was a no-brainer to me after seeing his work, but working with him was even more impressive than I could've imagined.... We were running behind on the big day and he made us feel so calm... he literally felt like family while remaining professional the entire time. Josh was almost like a ninja capturing moments without being recognized, and somehow disguising crowds of hundreds of people in the busiest parts of D.C. To create solitude glory. He has vision, can provide instruction, and remain virtually in-invasive as possible while capturing the most special moments. I can say without a shadow of a doubt that my husband and I both agree, without Josh we wouldn't be able to remember the most special day of our life the way we can now. If you're looking for TOP NOTCH wedding photography with the most kind, understanding, accommodating, and professionally skilled photographer on the eastern coast, Josh is your guy. Thanks again for making my day perfect. Signed, A hard to please but happy bride (and groom)! 🙌🏽

Good Vibrations
4.3
from 277 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 595 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn R.
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I really enjoyed having Good vibrations at my friend's wedding. Johnathan showed up to the venue and set up everything without disturbing our guests or the ceremony.Everyone had fun with the props that were provided. I will definitely recommend and continue to use Good Vibrations in the future.

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D.I.M. Productions
4.8
from 63 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brandi B.
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Very good company, they came to our wedding and even though we were running behind schedule they made the best of it and even helped us out which was not in they're job pedicure.Thank you guys for doing an excellent job. Mrs.and Mrs Brantley

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Mark F. Jones
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonya L.
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What can I say...He was the consummate professional. From the time of selection he was interested in the type of shots we wanted and requested to see inspiration photos. On the day of our wedding he showed up on time and it felt as if he had investigated our wedding location to ensure our photos moved seamlessly from pre wedding, wedding candids, and post wedding. My family and guests felt like he was a member of the family. He was patient and took photos that not only fit our personality but exceeded our expectations (per the inspiration photos provided before the wedding). He delivered the finished photos on time and from first look until now all I see is how awesome they are and how we (the entire wedding party) party thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We definitely plan to sit with him again for portraits. I think we have found the our photographer of choice for all upcoming occasions. We recommend have been recommending him as our photographer of choice (especially to all who have seen our wedding photos.) Thanks again for everything!!! Respectfully, The Minors (May 24, 2018) 😀

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Primtyme Photography
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
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Jennifer S.
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Our photographer was amazing! I highly recommend this company - they are super flexible and have good deals. Our photographers for the wedding did an amazing job - they were attentive and responsive as well as accommodating. Sheila was truly amazing from the moment she walked in the door she was all business. Tony took the guys and got them looking good with some awesome shots while Sheila stayed with me and the girls. I would use them for everything in the future as well. They are Highly Recommended by ME and my family. I love this Photography Team

The Marvelous Real
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
Sandeep K.
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We hired Gabe to do photography for our wedding and reception, and we could not have asked for a better experience. He was by far the most cost effective quote that we had gotten, and he was a thorough professional throughout the experience. He understood exactly what we needed from the pictures and followed through and delivered exactly what we needed. He was great with our guests, and they really enjoyed interacting with him (may of them have indicated that they will be reaching out to him for future engagements). He made them feel comfortable, without making them feel awkward, and even got a lot of our guests who are somewhat camera shy to feel at ease. You can tell he enjoys what he is doing and interacting with people to make them smile. The photos themselves turned out great. Overall I would highly recommend Gabe to anyone who is looking for a great photographer who not only delivers great pictures but is fun to be around.

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Lees Photos
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Katherine D.
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Lizzy captured our wedding beautifully, taking spontaneous pictures that made possible to live that special moment again. She is very sweet, which makes her presence light and enjoyable, professional, and flexible to last minute changes. I am very happy with the results.

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Xen Live
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yauheniya Z.
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I had the pleasure to work with Xen Live on May 14th, 2018 at Richland Golf Club, Middletown MD. He was very professional in every aspect: setting the speakers and the microphones ahead of time, providing a high quality equipment and being attentive to all the musicians including a singer, pianist, and violinist. The volume level was properly adjusted and the ceremony went as smoothly as possible despite the fact there was high wind at the site. I can't wait to work with Xen Live again, and highly recommend his business to everyone who is looking for a perfect wedding. Zhenya Zianouka, violinist pixieviolin.com

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Mang Photo
4.9
from 64 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrice J.
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Myself and my wife were very happy with the services provided by Mang Photography, our wedding was so special and Mang Photographer caught ever special moment..we will definitely use this service again

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Candace Boissy Photography
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
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Candace was the photographer for my wedding and I loved both the photos and her wonderful work style that enabled her to fit seamlessly into an intimate, family event. Because we had a more intimate event, Candace brought a more creative, editorial approach to our photos that successfully told our unique story. I learned that she has a TV producer background and her visual storytelling skills were on full display. Finally, she has the most lovely personality. It was as if a close, trusted friend was capturing the memories from our special day. I give Candace my highest recommendation.

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LUEM Photography
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jaeger S.
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Jonlaya was so easy to work with! My fiancé and I chose her for our wedding photographer after speaking with her on the phone because she was so clearly enthusiastic about capturing the unique vision we had for our wedding. With very little direction on our part she captured all the best, most intimate parts of our wedding, and was very unobtrusive while doing so! Additionally, she promised to expedite the photo editing process to get the photos to us sooner without us even asking for it, and I'm honestly blown away by how quickly she provided the photos to us... less than a week after the event!

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Winstead Studios
4.9
from 150 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 250 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kara D.
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Winstead did my wedding hair and make up. We did a trial run of both first abs he took pictures so that I could see exactky how it looked and make suggestions or adjustments. I was unclear about exactly what I wanted and once we tried it I didn't like it at first (so grateful I scheduled a practice try!) Winstead was patient and calm and worked with me until I was 100% satisfied. On the day of our wedding it was chaotic and crazy as you might expect. Winstead was calm and steady and that helped me feel calm and steady. He was very understanding when my 2 year old daughter wanted to sit on my lap for the duration on my time with him. This didn't interrupt his process at all. In the end both my hair and make up were gorgeous and I received tons of compliments.

Kelly Jett Photography
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Donna K.
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Kelly was great...we got a lot of wonderful pictures - in fact so many we are having difficulty narrowing down those very special ones for the album. Communication with her was outstanding - she always followed up even when she was out of the country. I highly recommend her for your wedding photography.

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Naomi Lynn Photography LLC
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathy S.
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I'm so happy I picked Naomi as my wedding photographer. From our first conversation, to her thorough planning questionnaire, to the coverage of the wedding and finally to her follow up on the photos. She was helpful, thoughtful and organized. She and her assistant shooter got great shots and placed themselves strategically at the wedding to get amazing candid shots. I would definitely recommend her to anyone planning their wedding.

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.

How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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.