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Mary Photography
4.9
from 238 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 364 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vinny A.
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The entire experience with Mary was really great from start to finish. She was friendly, professional and most importantly, genuinely passionate about what she was doing. Mary was punctual and she was immediately polite, reassuring and excited. We took plenty of photos at City Hall, while walking to the subway, during the ride and then finally at Central Park with some great fall colours in the background. The pictures came out great and we loved talking to Mary and Ali, who were courteous and professional at all times. Mary was really generous with her pricing and took into account the fact that it was just my wife and I. Unlike a lot of quotes from other photographers, hers was one of the few that really reflected this fact. We highly recommend Mary.

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Maria A Vullo LLC
4.9
from 140 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 246 hires on Thumbtack
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Patrick T.
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Maria was beyond a pleasure to work with! She is a seasoned photographer with years of professional experience as well as top of the line equipment and resources. Maria made me feel super comfortable and took her time to walk me through all aspects of the shoot explicitly which made the whole experience an amazing one. I have worked with many photographers for various reasons, and Maria is hands down one of my favorites. I would recommend her services to any and anyone looking to get professional photos taken for any occasion!

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Joe Jenkins Photography
5.0
from 129 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 215 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carly S.
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Joe was extremely professional and responsive. I have worked with many photographers before and Joe was definitely the most "on-top-of-it"! Besides being easy to work with, the work product was amazing. Very clear and professional head shots. The subjects of his photos said he made them feel comfortable.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I cannot even express my gratitude for Cheyanna ! Her work is absolutely stunning and blew my mind! I received a lot of quotes before making my decision to hire her but her website images and work is what made me decide for Cheyanna. The price is absolutely fair and she spent all day with us! I have used other photographers in the past but no one has ever been this responsive and understanding. Not only did the photos come way sooner than expected but she also let me know when which is something I appreciate even more. She also sent a sneak peak! I never had anyone do that before and this was even more appreciated. I had other photographers where I constantly had to ask about when my photos would come back and Cheyanna was the opposite! She truly impressed us with her work and communication throughout. Her product is first class and it was also great to spend the day with her as she made us feel comfortable throughout. Don’t even think about hiring someone else and save you the hassle !!!

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VIP EVENT BOOTHS/Photography
4.8
from 81 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natasha A.
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Mo is one of the best photographers out there. The quality of his photos were phenomenal. He documented all of the important moments of my daughter's sweet 16. I definitely recommend hiring him for any event that you may have.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eric L.
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Bin videoed my daughter's Bat Mitzvah. She was professional and pleasant, but I was worried that the video wouldn't be excellent quality because of the low light in the venue. Bin repeatedly asked to have the lights turned up and happily the video turned out nicely. My only real complaint is that Bin was more of an observer versus other videographers who tend to get people excited to be on camera.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Morshed A.
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It was real pleasure to get the images from this company. Hassan is a brilliant photographer and the photos that he took for us in our wedding ceremony came out so vivid and beautiful that I couldn't believe; truly the photos were beyond my expectation. This kind of sincere work and dedication is very rare these days; I honestly recommend this company and Hassan to anyone who are looking for some talented and brilliant photographers for any occasion.

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Kaddy Tsang Photography
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Crystal C.
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Kaddy was a real pleasure to work with! I hope to work with her again in future! She is a skilled photographer for sure! An area where she really stands out from other photographers I have worked with is her ability to capture great action shots (in this case of dancers)! She got a lot of really great shots that were very complimentary! (In my experience, folks who try to photograph dancers take a lot of really awkward-looking shots! Not Kaddy!) I recommend her highly!

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Odessa Wedding Photography
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark C.
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We hired Odessa as our official wedding photographers.

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Jovana Obradovic Photography
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cassidy B.
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I searched for a photographer online and did my research by looking at reviews as well as the websites of several photographers. I was impressed with Jovana’s photos on her website so I booked her for headshots as well as some dance poses. I’m so glad I did all that because Jovana was an absolute pleasure to work with. So professional and made me feel at ease. The images came beautiful and I have so many great shots to choose from. I couldnt be happier!

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  • 12 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Darren H.
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Amazing photographers. We had Roge and Fernando cover our rehearsal dinner, and the entire wedding day. We received the wow photos the day after the wedding, and they look amazing! We highly recommend working with Roge and Fernando. They are incredibly kind, talented, communicative, and will make sure that good photos happen!

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Spike Li Film
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jack T.
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Spike took our Engagement photos in Central Park last week, and the experience couldn’t be any better! We originally had a different date and plan in mind. But Spike was flexible and accommodated the changes in our plan. During the day of the shoot, Spike made us very relaxed. We felt at ease with his presence. He gave us directions on poses, but made sure we were comfortable with them. Spike also knows the park well, taking us to a number of his favorite locations. He was also open to our suggestions on shooting locations. We received the photos within a week of our shoot. My fiancée and I are very happy with them. They look amazing and I’m sure the photos will be our treasured memories in the years to come. One last note, we’ve reached out to a number of photographers, both on Thumbtack and elsewhere. Spike’s rate was very reasonable, especially more so now that we’ve received the photos and gone through the experience. Overall, I would not hesitate to recommend Spike for your photo needs!

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My Pristine Images & Video
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Catherine J.
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To have Mark as my photographer was a very satisfiying experience. Anywhere from his punctuality to his professionalism, he truly couldn’t have made me more pleased. My final photos came out better than imagined and exceeded all expectations. I wish my iPhone took photos like that, but I understand now the quality a “good photo” has to have because of Mark’s.

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Lena Di Photography
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kat B.
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I'll never work with another photographer now that I've found Lena. She's the best!!!

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KC Kreative Arts
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carlos A.
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I hire this awesome team for my friends wedding, First guy cancelled on me, And then I hire paolo and his partner , it was the best thing that happend, what A great team state of the art equipment,they showed up early and left at the agreed time, no hidding fees, and. fine print , I will recommend this videographers to all my friends, very skilled and knew what they were doing and the best thing its their price very reasonable

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Leibman Productions
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hoan D.
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I hire videographers all the time via Thumbtack when I speak around the country. Out of all of the people that I've hired, Andrew has been the best that I've worked with. He took the time to understand my vision for my project. He arrived early and stayed a little later than our contracted time to help me get what I needed. He is quick to respond and is very talented. He exceeded my expectations and I will hire him for future events. If you are looking for an unbelievable videographer, look no further. Andrew is the person for you.

  • 12 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Silvia Z.
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Justin is one of the most talented photographers I have ever worked with. He's top notch

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Deva Photography
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rose S.
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Deva! is one of the most amazing photographer. Not only the quality of her work is over the top but also, she is a sweet and professional person. I did my 5 year anniversary photo and I was glad, I found her. Thank you Deva!

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Keyz 2 Life Media
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Horizon P.
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What can I say about a photographer who captures the essence of your event. For the past three years Keys 2 Life Media has been the photographer for Horizon Paper. Our annual anniversary parties at the Russia Tea and The New York Hotel will never be forgotten, thanks to a gifted and skilled photographer.

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Natalia Wajda Photography
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angelina K.
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We absolutely loved our entire experience with Natalia. She responded very quickly, and stayed in touch after we confirmed the booking, sending us suggestions for the locations, and inquiring about our ideas and themes for the shoot. Her communications before the meeting show her genuine interest in ensuring her clients get what they want and need out of the shoot. It was very easy to spend an hour with Natalia, while taking pictures. There were no awkward moments, and the setting for the photos happened very naturally. Natalia is also really great at giving you a quick sneak peek at the photos during the session, that way if you see that you loved the composition, but hate your face or pose in it, you can quickly re-do it. No later than 12hrs after the shoot, Natalia responded with 120 proofs, of which we could choose 40 to be retouched, and available for download. She returned the final, downloadable photos 3 days after we finalized our selection, which is super fast for photographers. Because Natalia lets you peek at the photos during the shoot and select your favorites out of the preselected 120, you end up with 40 photos that you absolutely love, and you can use all of them (no blinking or hair in your mouth). Overall, we highly recommend Natalia for her professionalism and great photo quality, and hope to have a chance to work with her again!

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Oliver Photography
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James B.
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Michael was very professional and a great photographer. Everyone at the party commented on how he seamlessly blended in while taking pictures. I was very pleased with how the pictures turned out. I would definitely hire him for our next event, and I would highly recommend Michael for all of your photography needs.

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. 

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