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L.A. Sound Productions
4.8
from 129 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 202 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa S.
Verified review

Lloyd just DJ'd my daughters sweet 16 birthday party on March 14th. We had video pictures, karaoke, party games and of course dancing!! He played all of the kids favorite songs! The kids danced non stop right to the very end of the party! I would recommend Lloyd to everyone! He was great! Thank you Lloyd!

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Ebabil Photo & Video
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tiffinie P.
Verified review

What a fun experience with such pros and equipment to match! I got a music video shot and those who have been involved with film know the unexpected challenges that arise... These were handled with such ease and confidence, and the creativity I got to witness blew me away. The music video went from a video of a performance to a short film, basically. Very happy and will be getting in touch for future projects.

Spark & Foster Films
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara J.
Verified review

Matt videoed two presentations by our keynote speaker at the Justice of the Peace conference. He interlaced the speaker's slides and own videos into the videos. For the viewer, watching the video is as good as being there. Matt drove 2 hours to be at the venue early and worked inconspicuously. Will certainly hire him again.

Lance Wheeler Video
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie H.
Verified review

Our wedding in Saratoga was a mini destination wedding for us so almost all of our planning was done via email and telephone. When I first began looking for a local videographer in Saratoga I was hoping to find someone that could customize something especially for us and Lance was the first to answer our call and I'm so happy that he did. I was also very pleasantly surprised because everyone we mentioned him to knew who he was and had nothing but positive things to say all around. He is extremely flexible and professional and left me feeling excited and confident after our initial conversation. Lance is so talented and passionate about what he does and it shows through his work. Our video was ready on the date it was promised and we couldn't have been happier, he was such a pleasure to work with and I would absolutely recommend him!

LSR Productions
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Scott G.
Verified review

Lou is a true professional all the way from the first correspondence we had to the end of the video shoot. He's easy to communicate with, prompt, on task, extremely patient and helpful. He showed up to the concert site earlier to set up his equipment, check out the lighting and sound of the room to determine what was the best equipment to use. In addition, he ran me through what was going to happen from A to Z before and after the shoot. I'm now looking forward to his post-production work from my Chamber Music (woodwind trio) concert that he filmed so I can post the footage on my website. I highly endorse his services and wouldn't hesitate to hire him again in the future. His work is outstanding and he's a pleasure to work with. Scott Grimaldi Saxophonist, Flutist & Clarinetist Into The Woods Woodwind Trio intothewoodsmusic.com

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Paula G.
Verified review

I am an actress. I never had a headshot done and needed one desperately. Corie opened her house to me along with the photographer to take my pictures. I never wear makeup except when I am on stage, so I had no idea what to do for this headshot. Corie led me to her dining room and brought out all kinds of makeup to get me the best look for the shots. I was so nervous, and I hate looking at myself in the mirror let alone having my picture taken. Corie took the time to ease me into getting the headshot mode. She built my confidence, made me look beautiful in makeup, fixed my hair and got me ready for those dreaded head shots. Corie stayed in the room with me and talked me into relaxing and having fun. The photographer is a fellow actor and friend, so the shoot went really well. I was absolutely amazed how I looked in the photos, and I can proudly say that I think I looked beautiful. Thank you Corie for making my photo shoot something I will always remember.

  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Brandy B.
Verified review

Evan showed up at our wedding 1 hour ahead of schedule to set up everything and scope out good location shoots! He was very easy to work with and very sensitive to our ideas. I would absolutely recommend Saratoga Wedding Cinematography!

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  • 29 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca D.
Verified review

They did a wonderful job communicating beforehand and on the day of. We absolutely love our highlight reel (we got to choose the music) and can't wait for our extended video to come in the mail soon! Thank you raven heart images for capturing our wedding day!

Mitchell Wood Photography
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Eric M.
Verified review

Mitchell did a short video for my business ONE on 1 Design in which it depicted a normal day of production. He somehow envisioned - with his amazingly creative mind - how the video would play out. With only his imagination he began to direct me to proceed with making my morning coffee & then down to my studio to begin my day of printing tee shirts. Impressed with the results doesn't even come close to how I felt upon viewing the video for the first time! Mitchell is a professional without the ego. He is a professional that is punctual & brings with him an artistic flair that is hard to find in this business. He also, & most importantly, is truly excited & passionate about the project he works on with you. And that is what makes the difference in his art: he loves what he does. I couldn't be more satisfied.

By the River Studios
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rebekah B.
Verified review

Jake is extremely friendly,and very attentive to details. Also his video and editing skills are excellent.

Media Hammock
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
MacKenzie B.
Verified review

I was on the fence about adding a videographer for our wedding because from my research it was a large expense... but still something I really wanted. I shopped around a bit to find a videographer that produced high quality work but wasn't going to break the bank - that's how I found Michael with Media Hammock. He was super responsive and worked with me on selecting the ideal package for our wedding at a very reasonable price. He understood our vision for our day perfectly - we was discreet onsite, captured beautiful candid moments and produced a highlight video the pieced together our day flawlessly. His editing was beyond my expectations, smoothly transitioning from one scene to the next with fitting music and sound bites. I've watched our video 100+ time this past week and couldn't be more happy that I stuck to my guns about booking a videographer - especially Michael.

Matt Whalen Photography
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Mike W.
    Verified review

    Matt was very professional for our shoot in New York City. Came down to us with no problem and was accommodating to all our needs. Very professional.

    Mike Nelson Productions
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Becca W.
      Verified review

      Michael Nelson did my headshots and a video to help promote my online professional profile and I've had more clients and interest ever since. His photography is the highest, most beautiful quality you can get.

      Brandon G.
      Verified review

      I needed a three-day webinar recorded on extremely short notice. Although Beverly Boy mentioned to me that their crew in my area was out of town the dates i needed filming, they had another crew travel out of their way to compensate me. I appreciate the extra effort they took to make sure I got what I needed, and they were sure to deliver an awesome video!

      Galia Videography
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 4 hires on Thumbtack
      Rachel M.
      Verified review

      —We loved working with Andrie and Maggie! They were incredibly professional. They showed up on time. They got all the shots we had hoped for, without being in the way or being intrusive. Our wedding video exceeded all of our expectations and was delivered extremely promptly. We could not be happier with the entire experiences!! Thank Galia Videography for capturing our day so perfectly.

      Video Memories
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 12 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Glenn R.
      Verified review

      The whole job went very smooth. They responded quickly and made themselves available. He was prompt and professional and I would recommend them with my future jobs as well as to friends and family.

      Shaw Video Productions
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 6 hires on Thumbtack
      Lydia C.
      Verified review

      Dennis was highly professional and great to work with. I would highly recommend his services! The video he made my husband and I was absolutely beautiful and is something we, and our families, will treasure forever!

      Media Stream
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Richard B.
        Verified review

        John is very easy to work with, understands your company objectives and delivers a quality video.

        • 36 years in business
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        Konil Digi Frames

        New To Thumbtack

          About

          We have an audio/video studio, a digital cinema lab, and a digital cinema production package. We offer music production, dubbing, editing, re-recording, serial production, etc. We use HD cameras to ensure HD movie production and serial production.

          RPR Studios LLC

          New To Thumbtack

          • 6 years in business
          About

          RPR Studios is a film production studio based in Clifton Park, NY. In between feature films, the company also fulfills the needs of local businesses and organizations with its affordable and high-end video production services. Do you need a corporate video, a landing page video or an event shot and edited? Contact RPR to discuss your video work today!

          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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