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Best Wedding Videographers in Washington DC

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Washington DC Wedding Videographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Washington, DC 20019

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4.9 (35)
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5.0 (4)
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5.0 (3)

Why choose this provider?

Capital Films DC is a luxury video production company based in Washington, DC. The company is comprised of a team of videographers, photographers, and coordinators available for hire at weddings across the globe. Capital Films serves businesses of various industries, including municipal entities, warehouse, and real estate agencies. It also provides social media marketing services to businesses of all sizes, producing curated photo and video content developed to be viewed on any device.

Alexandria, VA 22312

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Feeling Wedding Films handles wedding videography in Alexandria. Couples appreciate the time taken by the award-winning studio to get to know them and their personal stories in order to better capture the emotions and moments of their big day. Clients can choose from various packages including coverage with one camera and a 30-minute film and an option for two cameras and three separate films shot over a period of three days. Extra add-ons include aerial footage, additional camera, and raw footage. The studio was founded by a Brazilian couple who studied journalism and marketing in school and have experience creating videos in both Brazil and the US. The team describes their work as "unconventional, colorful, happy, and vibrant" and also provides videos for real estate .

Bethesda, MD 20814

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4.8 (23)

Why choose this provider?

Bowen Films has been handling wedding videography in Bethesda for almost 20 years. The group specializes in unique wedding films, has worked with hundreds of clients, and creates one-of-a-kind videos for each couple to capture the emotions, joy, and beauty of their wedding day story. The crew prides itself on an unobtrusive, laid-back approach as well as its focus on natural imagery, and clients can opt for a three to five-minute Cinematic Highlight, a six to eight-minute Director's Cut, a seven to ten-minute Feature Film, or a 60 to 90-minute movie package called The Documentary. Additional services include an engagement film and social media edit, and the team received the award for 2016 Top Vote Getter for Wedding Cinematography from the Washingtonian.

Rockville, MD 20852

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4.5 (14)

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Samshots Photo & Video brings over 20 years of experience in wedding videos to couples in Rockville. The group uses a refined style and photojournalistic approach to create wedding memories full of authentic footage and raw emotion, and videography along with photography services for engagements and other family events are also available. Clients can hire the team for corporate and commercial videos and photos as well, and the company features a fully equipped studio for professional photo shoots. Samshots Photo & Video is known for its use of lighting, has won Pick of The Knot Best of Weddings four times and a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2016 and 2017, and its editorial photography has been published by the Rockville Economic Development Inc. and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources as well.

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Wedding day memories may fade over the years, but a wedding video preserves those precious moments for a lifetime. Hiring a wedding videographer is a wise investment that will allow the happy couple to relive their special day year after year. A wedding video is also a great way to share the day with family members and friends that couldn't make it. And with today's technology, videos can be shared and made widely available via social media, YouTube, and other online platforms.

    From traditional weddings to vow renewals, hiring a wedding videographer ensures those special memories are expertly captured and edited and live on indefinitely.
  • What does a wedding videographer do?

    The primary role of a wedding videographer is to capture your wedding day on video and produce a film that can be rewatched and shared with others easily. They provide all equipment, including cameras, lighting, and audio, and edit the captured video to create a story complete with music, speeches, and candid moments.

  • Do I need a videographer for my wedding?

    There will always be parts of the day that are missed by the happy couple. From guests arriving and mingling to the confetti throw and cake cutting ceremony, the wedding video captures all of these moments perfectly. If you don't want to miss a single moment of your wedding, hiring a wedding videographer can be a wise choice.

  • What is included in wedding videography?

    Most wedding videographers offer a range of packages to suit different budgets. Basic packages typically include one videographer and equipment, a short edited video, recordings of guests congratulating the couple, and a choice of music. Luxury and bespoke packages allow for extras and customization.

  • How many videographers do I need for a wedding?

    The number of videographers required for a wedding will largely depend on the size of the wedding and the budget. For small weddings, one videographer should be sufficient. For larger weddings, a team of videographers will be able to cover more ground and ensure that every moment is captured.

  • How long should a wedding video be?

    The average length for a wedding video is three to five minutes for a wedding highlights video or short movie or 30 minutes to an hour or more for a cinematic or documentary-style film.

  • What should I look for in a wedding videographer?

    Experience is one of the most important requirements when selecting a videographer. They also need to have their own video, audio, and editing equipment and suitable insurance and provide a selection of packages to suit different requirements and budgets. Reviews can also steer you in the right direction.