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Raleigh Linux Video Editors

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Mark Terry Photo Video
from 52 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roscoe M.
Verified review

Mark has done video editing for about a dozen for me. After the first few-------he became very intuitive about my needs. I also took him with me for a few video shoots and hired him for family pics at a big party for wife. He does consistently good and solid work. He does what we says and is always on time.. What more to say. I'll hire him again. He's really help change the image of my business. AAA

SMLT Productions LLC
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Tamisha D.
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In a time crunch for delivering video to a client, Leonard went above and beyond assisting me! Correcting the exposure and color balance...the finished product came out GREAT! I'm very please and happy to have found Leonard using Thumbtack. I am looking forward to working with him on many future projects! Thank you tons, Leonard!!

Jason Jennings Video
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Ron Y.
Verified review

I saw a video that was produced by Jason and reached out to him about the possibility of producing a corporate video for our company's website. We met up and planed it out. A week later he was filming and interviewing. We got more then just a videographer. We got a newscaster, a voice over, a writer, an video editor, a sound specialist all in one. Jason took our ideas and vision and put together a perfect production. With very little revisions required. He did it in our timeline and under our budget. For this I give him 5 stars.

Lee Guthrie
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Penelope N.
Verified review

Lee Guthrie is a treasure. I got work editing a feature length documentary as part of a team of three editors in different states. Problem is i have been editing film and video on Avid for almost thirty years and this piece has to be edited on Adobe Première. I was reluctant at first but Lee has taught me to use and enjoy premiere and worked with me so i can keep up with my team. He is smart, easy to work with, and a joy to have around. He would be an asset to any production - i u recommend him without hesitation.

  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shawn D.
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Holden literally was able to a days work in 2 hours for a very tight deadline - he was so skilled and efficient that the process was very smooth from storyboard to editing - he is professional very talented and I will most certainly use his services again - highly recommend and very fair on cost estimate - thanks again Holden for coming through in the clutch 😄

Dot Vision Films

New To Thumbtack

  • 9 years in business

Hello here at Dot Vision Films we offer professional video quality at a great price. Making it just a little easier for your business to get your story to your customers and get your brand through video .

Parker Designs

New To Thumbtack

  • 5 years in business

I provide graphic design, photography, video and video editing services. I have more than 10 years of experience creating compelling media in a variety of formats.

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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