TIPS & ADVICE ON HIRING A VIDEOGRAPHER
With a passion for making memories, and the latest technology at their fingertips, a professional Videographer will film your occasion with staggering precision and attention for detail. Video recording has come on leaps and bounds in recent years and gone are the days of shaky, grainy footage and distracting background noise.
When you hire a contemporary Videographer you can expect a talented camera operator to film your special event and leave you with beautiful, crystal clear final cuts that you will love replaying time and time again.
WHAT KIND OF EVENTS ARE VIDEOGRAPHERS BOOKED FOR?
Whether you are throwing a birthday party, anniversary party, dinner or drinks reception, a hired Videographer can capture natural and spontaneous interactions between family and friends and provide you with precious visual mementos that you can pass down from generation to generation, such as your child opening gifts or blowing out candles on their first birthday.
Toddlers’ birthdays are full of shenanigans and these can be enormous fun to watch back in later years. Then of course there are the big milestones, such as 16th, 18th, 30th, 50th and 80th birthdays, anniversaries, retirement parties, hen and stag dos and seasonal get togethers. From summer fun to a haunted Halloween, you can rely on a professional Videographer to capture the essence of your celebration.
Hiring a specialist wedding Videographer for your big day is an absolute must, giving you a timeless reminder or of one of the most important days of your life, for you to enjoy watching and re-watching for years to come.
They know exactly where to stand, and which camera angles, audio settings and lighting to use, to achieve the best results. They are adept at seizing all the key moments of the day, such as the entrance of the bride, the first kiss, wedding breakfast speeches, the cutting of the cake, guests laughing and schmoozing as they sip champagne and the bride and groom’s first dance.
As the evening gets underway, they will get in amongst the action, without getting in the way, and capture great footage of your hired entertainment and friends and family letting loose on the dance floor. When you receive your edited DVD or MP4, you’ll be amazed at how natural yet professional it is. The Videographer may even include personal messages of congratulations from your guests, that you will cherish forever!
Are you keen to show off what a great work force you have, with engaging visual content that will represent your company at its best? Experienced event Videographers are experts at capturing the highlights of your Christmas celebration, leaving do, staff away day, team-building event or office party.
Not only is this great for boosting morale and keeping the memory of your team spirit alive, but a high-quality video is an excellent way to represent your brand at its best and raise the profile of your company.
Footage will be available for you on DVD or MP4, so that you can easily upload it onto your company’s website, intranet and social media platforms, and use it in company meetings, presentations and recruitment days.
From toasts and speeches, to fun and frolics as co-workers relax and make merry, a hired Videographer, with a passion for making memories, is the perfect choice to capture those everlasting moments!
Experienced event Videographers are adept at moving around discreetly, without disrupting the flow of proceedings, making the most of any scenery and backdrops available. With the latest technology, they can even connect to projectors and screens at your event and live stream. This can be highly effective in engaging your audience and ensuring the whole room has a great view.
A videographer can fully showcase the event or idea that you have planned, providing a storyboard made from stills if needed. Using their skill and creativity, they can make you a company video with real impact.
Firstly, hiring a talented Videographer for your trade show or product launch will mean you have high-quality footage of the event, which can be used to further promote your product in adverts, promos, online and in the media. Secondly, the presence of a camera man or woman will create a buzz and give your event a more professional look, which is bound to impress potential clients.
HOW MUCH WILL A VIDEOGRAPHER COST?
Professional Videographers will charge: £650 - £1500 ($650 - $1500 in the U.S. and €730 - €1700 in Europe), although this will vary depending on how far they have to travel to your venue, and the type and size of your event.
Highly experienced and in-demand Videographers will charge fees at the higher end of this range, and certain times of year, such as summer weekends, Christmas and New Year, can be more expensive.
Some videographers may charge extra for digital files, fast turnaround, or additional hours, so make sure you understand exactly what’s included in your quote.
Since prices vary, we recommend getting in touch with your chosen videographer for a free, no-obligation quote. Our easy-to-use directory allows you to search for professionals in your area and contact them via their profile page. Feel free to ask them what packages they offer. Some will add a rough price guide to their profile for your convenience.
HOW LONG CAN I HIRE A VIDEOGRAPHER FOR?
The Videographer can be hired to attend your event from the moment it begins until the moment it finishes. You can use our personal messaging service to enquire with the individual Videographer about your personal requirements.
WHAT SET UP REQUIREMENTS ARE THERE?
Videographers generally provide all of their own equipment. This includes cameras, tripods, lighting and sound recording equipment. It can be helpful for them to have a private or backstage area in which to prepare for the shoot ahead. It’s wise to check in with your hired videographer in advance, so that you are both clear about what equipment is needed for your event, and who will provide this.
HOW MUCH SPACE DOES A VIDEOGRAPHER NEED?
A Videographer may need space to set up a tripod and for lighting, or they may simply turn up and shoot. The space needed will depend on the location and the occasion. We advise discussing space requirements with your chosen professional.
HOW DO I MAKE MY SHORTLIST AND HOW DO I BOOK?
The quickest way to find an experienced Videographer in your area is to use our simple search function. Just add your location and click search. On their profile pages, you will find examples of their work, details of their experience, testimonials, links and contact information. Once you’ve found your ideal videographer, just contact them direct! Even better, if you would rather they came to you, you can request multiple quotes, and this service is completely free!
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Hiring a Videographer can make all the difference to your event, and we know we have just the person on here waiting to capture your party or event in just the right way. We hope you enjoy your search but do contact us if you need any help.
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