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anna alethia photography
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Angela Z.
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Still waiting on final product as our wedding was less than a month ago but Anna was awesome to work with. She assisted in building our day of timeline which was so helpful. Her responsiveness was very timely and willingness to video chat so we could "meet" was awesome. She worked well with our group and videographer. I also appreciated two things. She had a secure online portal for signing contract and paying for services. She also has a network or team of photographers that help each other out in the event that something came up and she couldn't have worked our day. I can't wait to see the photos! I am so happy to have worked with Anna.

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Optical Narrative
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
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Sarah S.
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I would recommend Shane for his professionism in video production..He directored and production my commercial ..the studio was beautiful too..

Lackner Photography LLC
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Bob P.
Verified review

Justin Lackner did a phenomenal job being the photographer for this event. I was taken back by how amazing the picture quality was, it was honestly the best I have seen from a hired photographer. Even after the photos have been taken he has worked with me to make sure I was satisfied with the results. I would recommend him to anyone he truly is a professional.

Yellow Dog Productions
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie S.
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I took a chance and searched online and found Marv @ Yellow Dog Productions. It was one of the best decisions I had made! He came to the resort where the wedding was going to take place the night before to ask more questions and to see the venue. During the wedding, he was so personable and professional. He worked very well with my photographers. We received our wedding video just shy of 2 weeks from the date. The video was just absolutely phenomenal! Words can not express how impressed we are! I'm so glad that I will be able to have one of the best days of my life on video to share with my family in the future. Thank you Marv!!!!!

Spoken Frame Media
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy H.
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In June 2017, Besaw & Associates Realty had the pleasure of working with Wesley Morgan for a professional photo shoot / drone footage of one of our luxury properties. Wes was a thorough listener, inquiring about the features, the key selling points and the overall “feel” that we were looking to achieve. I must admit that Wes was able to capture the true essence of this property. Through his lens, his creativity comes alive by emphasizing the key home features with video footage, still shots and varying angles. I would highly recommend working with Wes for your professional needs.

FuZion Videos
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sara M.
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FuZion Videos did a great job working on a video for me. Luke was easy to work with and the video turned out great! I would highly recommend them for your video editing needs!

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
David C.
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I had a great experience! SutterChase was quick and responsive with their quote, they worked well with my schedule, and we had a really professional and fun time during the photo shoot. And, of course, the final product turned out looking amazing!! Thanks so much!

Melissa Jo Murphy
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
P. B.
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I had a time-sensitive project that involved pulling together various short video clippings into a long film type format and saved onto a two-disc DVD final product . I provided her with nearly two dozen video clippings that had various background qualities and of various lengths. In the end, Melissa's work exceeded my expectations. She was able to make a very professional looking product under a tight timeline. Melissa was highly responsive at all hours of the day, very thoughtful and professional and she always had a recommended solution to any little or big problems that cropped up. I had an excellent experience!

SRT Films
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tom B.
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Steven Thompson at SRT Films does terrific work. He took our engagement photos and will be filming our wedding in September. He made our photo shoot very fun, and the pictures came out great! We also received the pictures very soon after our shoot. We will definitely go to SRT for any future photo or video needs!

Life of David Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Sophia L.
    Verified review

    What can I say about Life of David Photography there to many positive things to say; Amazing!!! Wonderful!! Creative!! Soulful!! A wonderment thru the lense he captures the moment and elevates the mood. David creates images that are hauntingly beautiful, it makes you wish you were there. I have collaborated with him several times now and he has gone above and beyond my expectations. He is very professional and I can't say enough good things about him. He is the Lead photographer for La Vie Luchian Designs.

    Above All Else Photography
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    Thumbtack Customer
    Verified review

    Above All Else did a fantastic job for us. We had an unusual request, to get a video of driving into a parking ramp. The crew did a phenomenal job meeting us and working with us to get just the right footage. After editing, it was a masterpiece that went above and beyond our expectations. Highly recommend Above All Else for drone video and photography.

    Hinckley Productions
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Beth K.
    Verified review

    Natalie is a total pro. She went above and beyond to capture my CD release show, bringing extra people, doing crowd interviews and turning around a great product in a short period of time. I highly recommend her and her team!

    Jason Brant
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 7 years in business
    Sergio E.
    Verified review

    I've had Jason shoot for several projects of mine including music videos and web commercials. He has an outstanding knowledge and experience with different types of cameras and equipment. He's very detail oriented and a reliable hard worker. I've gotten nothing, but the best from him.

    MOS Productions
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 11 years in business
    Ned M.
    Verified review

    I am a professional Videographer and have worked with Matt Oliva as my Audio Engineer for over 15 years. He has captured excellent audio in the most challenging situations for television shows, corporate videos, documentaries and live events. I can always count on him, he also helps with the lighting requirements. Matt is fast, creative and 100% reliable! I highly recommend Matt Oliva for your next video project.

    Waffle Pop Films
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Tracy S.
      Verified review

      Kelly and her team do great work. We couldn't be happier with our video.

      • 1 year in business
      About

      Sharp video production for marketing, corporate, social, and product demonstration. Write. Shoot. Create.

      About

      Experienced Video Production & editing services that can follow or create the direction of a project.

      About

      Nelson Video Productions specializes in customized wedding videography. We are offering professional editing with scene transitions, special effects, titles and music. My objective is to offer complete coverage of your most memorable event.

      • 11 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      About

      I provide magazine quality images in both high and low resolution in an instant download link once the images are processed. Also, you will get a password protected online gallery that will be live for as long as I have my website, so far I have had for for 7 years. DVDS available on request. As a former model, I will guide you through posing. Most of the people you will see on my website have never been photographed before. I also give you a large amount of pictures, some professionals only give 1-10; I usually give over triple that, and they are quality stand alone pictures. I have been fortunate to have learned from some of the best photographers and graphic artists that are contracted with major magazines. While I am a fitness photographer now, I began as a more diverse glamour/boudoir, portrait, pet, and wedding photographer so I am experienced in most facets of photography. I have even performed commercial and architectural clients such as CVS and Stormsmart.

      About

      I am an award-winning video producer and freelance videographer. I have over 20 years of experience in corporate, legal, documentary, and sports video production.

      • 10 years in business
      About

      All of us have stories to tell. Sometimes that story is about a product or service; sometimes it's an exploration of a concept; sometimes it's a staunch defense of an idea, belief, way of life or group of people. Let me help you tell your story.

      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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