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Chesapeake Video Filming Professionals

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  • 13 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Keisha J.
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Platinum Entertainment Photography captured my wedding day with PERFECTION. His team was very professional and a joy to work with. The photography and video was absolutely beautiful! I highly recommend them, you will definitely be pleased!

Panda Entertainment
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Raymond B.
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John did a wonderful job of providing entertainment for my VWWP benefit. The music was appropriate, variety was outstanding and he worked well with everyone involved. He also was able to play at appropriate volumes for the various needs of the event and even shot and posted a video to YouTube for us! I won't hesitate to call on him for future needs.

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Parker Luke
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tiffany B.
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Parker was truly amazing to work with! He was so responsive before our big day came and always open to hearing our vision and ideas while also telling us about his personal style and describing what he thought would work for us. It genuinely felt like he was excited to be a part of our big day, and so many of our wedding guests talked about how kind and professional he was. Every time I looked at him he was beaming! He was so flexible when it came to the day of the events, whether it was schedule changes or impromptu filming, he was right there and ready to handle it. He was even able to incorporate a drone for our ceremony! In the best way, I didn't even notice he was there half of the time- which helped him to capture all of us in our natural elements I'm sure! He worked so well with our photographer and they just met the day of. I absolutely CANNOT wait to see his finished product but I know that it will be amazing!

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Jamison Media LLC
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shawn W.
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Derrick, Heather, Dave, and Mr. Perry, Lisa and I were provided the wedding of a lifetime. Your expertise and professionalism was and is greatly appreciated. Your team worked great with the wedding coordinator and DJ. We look forward to seeing the videos and pictures. I would highly recommend the crew of Jamison Media LLC. They were like family with cameras and video equipment. Thanks, Shawn & Lisa

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Professional Makeup Artist
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff C.
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Carolyn was a pleasure to have on set! She always arrived early, made the talent feel comfortable and look great. I highly recommend Carolyn for any film/tv shoot you need! Jeff

Lucky Life Creations
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Rita C.
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We hired Chris to take wedding pictures for my daughter. He did a great job asking questions to find out exactly what we had in mind, got some special pics I asked for and all-in-all did a wonderful job. We later hired him to do a video of an annual event for us, and he did a wonderful job capturing the overall scene as well as capturing all of folks attending. And he added the same music that we had playing to the video! It was great, and Chris is so nice and pleasant to work with. We were totally happy and will recommend him to others wanting video or still photography!

Elevated Opportunity™
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Hawaiita M.
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Had a great experience my photographer was awesome. He showed up on time and granted every request. Because of him I was able to literally see every view of my big day. All videos and pics with great quality. I had two weddings on two separate days and he toke on the challenge with a great success. I highly recommend him to anyone.

  • 10 years in business
Ashley B.
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The quality of work and professionalism is extremely exceptional. I recommend JumpingJpeg to anyone. The pictures and films speak volume and each one of my experiences were undeniably unforgettable.

MShoots
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Brianne B.
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Marissa went above and beyond providing us with more than enough photos to last us a lifetime! Not only did she allow outfit changes, but we only asked for 10 edited photos and she provided 30!! We're obsessed with her photos, but what we cannot wait for is the day we can hire her to film our wedding! Thank you so much Marissa for giving 110 percent

Hopemanity Media
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Krystal T.
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I cannot say enough good things about Hopemedia Videography! I contacted Victor about two weeks prior to my project launch date as I initially was planning to do the filming myself. I'm so glad I chose to trust Victor with the videography for my first YouTube video. Victor is a true professional in every sense of the word. He did a wonderful job of capturing my personality and demonstrating my message visually. It was heartwarming to go back and watch the clip of my vision brought to life. Victor met with me prior to the actual day of filming, to discuss my ideas and then again on the day of filming. My final clip turned out wonderfully and I received over 100 views the first night that I launched my YouTube Channel to the public. I will remain in contact with Victor and aim to utilize his services for future projects.

Gibby Visuals, LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley W.
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I give Justin 5 stars and if I could add more i would. I was doing a birthday shout-out video for a friend's birthday. I was sent videos through text message and emails. Although the quality of some videos were not the best, Justin really made it work. He was professional and made it convenient to meet up with him. I really enjoyed working ob this project but I really appreciate Justin making this memory come together for my friend's birthday.

  • 11 years in business
About

Bear in Mind Strategies, LLC creates solution-oriented, engaging videos to help companies, institutions, and organizations tell their stories in new and different ways to new audiences, new media, and new platforms. BIMS has a proven background in professional video production with more than 30 years of experience, including as a founding producer at CNN and a TV news executive producer in Chicago. Bear in Mind Strategies provides the full range of video production services at an affordable price. If you're not marketing using a video yet, you will!

About

I offer theatrical production and theatrical services and film and stage productions. I am a CEO and member of SAG -- American Federation of Television and Radio Artist, Actor's Equity East & West Coast Offices. I am qualified in the performing arts, dance, music and film with over 30 years of experience. I became a professional actress at 17 and toured the US and Canada as an actress, singer, dancer, choreographer and director in the performing arts. I am a member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actor's Equity. Prior to these lifetime events, however, I danced and performed throughout Israel with the Zionist Youth Organization. I joined as a dancer, shortly after the 6-day war and was later asked to perform as a young singer in Israel. I offer my services with the most professional and sincerest of intentions.

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I am a cinematographer and videographer. I can film in HD to UHD 4k resolution. I specialize in sports and automotive.

About

We offer quality look for half the budget. We film music videos for artist and shoot commercials for businesses that insist on possessing the greatest quality on a lesser budget.

  • 17 years in business
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We create one-of-a-kind experiences that your guests will be raving about for months. We were awarded in 2013 and voted top five gala in Orange County, CA. From weddings to exotically themed events, like "An Evening in Russia," we do it all. No detail is too small. Email me, and I'll send you some event photos.

  • 6 years in business
About

We provide event film production for weddings and events. Elite One Cinema films are distinctively romantic and creative. Unlike the usual long-drawn-out traditional wedding videos, our unique films are well-crafted masterpieces. They average about 20 to 25 minutes, which ensures you will never have to fast forward, even years later. Corporate video production for company promotions, commercials, and training.

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Memories in Motion offers event videography at its finest. Our productions are a perfect blend of innovation, quality, and customer service. Contact us about your wedding or special event today. Let us capture your memories! Proudly serving Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, and also the greater Hampton Roads area.

About

I am a video editor by trade. I have worked in both corporate and broadcast environments. I am also experienced in production, producing and directing. If you are thinking about promoting your business, I can help with concept through completion, and with making your vision a reality.

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I am a freelance editor. I am specializing in skin touch up, glamour edits and video edits for Youtube or family memories.

  • 5 years in business
About

My work stands out from others because, I offer much lower rates than competitors, as well as in most cases, my work is generally done in less than one week. My clients are happy and excited when they are given their complete project in three to four days, and that is my main concern....happy customers.

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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