Thom Wolf Photo & Video
My goal is to produce an excellent photo or video that tells your story.
30 years working for the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Louisiana Public Broadcasting (PBS),
WGNO-TV New Orleans, CBS -Sixty Minutes, ABC, BBC, Verizon, Disney, Kennedy Center, National Symphony, Washington Opera, and Arena Stage, has prepared me to produce an excellent picture or video for you.
My services are:
STILL PHOTOGRAPHY: Portraits, Event Coverage, Headshots, Corporate
FILM PRODUCTION: Shooting & Editing, Event Coverage, Video History, Promotional,
Theatrical Promos, Film Editing, Funerals.
Samples of my work:
Every day I meet new people and see new events.
When someone displays one of my pictures or shows my film I very proud, they are my friends.
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Ask what results do they want from their photo or video? How will they exhibit the photo or video?
Ask their timeline?
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
30 years of experience.
BA in Film Production
Besides working as a waiter in college I have always supported myself thru photography and video.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.
PHOTOGRAPHY: $100/ hour 2 hour minimum, plus photo editing.
VIDEO PRODUCTION: $125/ hr. 4hr. minimum, Editing $95. per hour.
How did you get started in this business?
Started photography in high school and paid for college by working at a tv studio.
Worked for Newspapers and TV Stations for 10 years and since then worked as a freelancer for many companies. VERIZON, KENNEDY Center, CBS, NBC, PBS, Disney, Knights of Columbus, National Symphony and many more.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Individuals, large and small businesses, TV Networks, Smithsonian, couples getting married.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
I had photographed and videotaped some interviews with a clients father.
The father died and for the funeral I edited a 7 minute video about his life, displayed many photos of him and taped the funeral memorial service.
Another client had me shoot family portraits and a year latter he died and the family asked me to display the photos for the funeral.
I recently shot a wedding for a couple that didn't have much of a budget because he was $250.000 in debt for law school and no job. The wedding looked great and they had my pictures as a great memory. And he now has a job.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?
Work with the pro, if you don't have much of a budget be honest and ask advice about saving money.
Be pleasant and work as a team with the photographer.
What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?
What do you want your photos or video to accomplish?