Pricing

7 Hour photography only package $999

  • 7 hours of photography coverage with Milestone approved photographer
  • Couples receive all photo taken in 2 resolutions one month turnaround
  • VIDEO DVD photo montage of best photos set to music. (Milestone exclusive)
  • We give you all the photos no matter how many we take.
  • Full rights to print at will wherever you want.

7 Hour photo & video package $1999 

  • Includes all that is included with the 7 hour photo package plus
  • Silver plus package ($1275 value) for only $999 more.
  • Multi camera ceremony with wireless mic fully tightly edited.
  • Cinematic documentary long version edit. Ranges usually from 90 minutes to 3 hours.
  • Fully authored DVD and HD blu-ray disc with moving chapters and menus.

5 hour photo – Short Day package: $850

  • Up to 5 hours of photos by a Milestone Approved Photographer.
  • Couples receive all photos on 2 DVDs at 2 resolutions (small and large)
  • Great for a wedding ceremony or reception
  • Photos of arrivals at ceremony, ceremony and altar photos after ceremony up to 4 hours of coverage!
  • Full rights, See photo options.

Photography/Videography Combined  $2499  ($1499 for just photography) Silver plus videography (Multi cameras)

  • 10 hours photography coverage by Milestone Approved Photographers.
  • Couples receive all photos on DVDs at 2 resolutions! (Milestone Exclusive), Receive in weeks not months!
  • Video DVD Photomontage of photos the still photographer shot. (Milestone Exclusive). With chapters and moving menus
  • We give you as many photos as we take, there is no set number of photos to provide.
  • Full rights to print and post. Couples can post on photo sharing sites.
  • Lay flat 10×10 designed album. $100 to $200 additional Deluxe Albums Click HERE for albums
  • Outdoor dupage local engagement photos session and 13″x19″ print at the reception for guests to sign.
  • Receive a savings of $250 for booking both services. Includes a $100 combined discount PLUS an unmanned 2nd video camera (a $150 value). Book the Platinum Video package and get a third cam free!
  • Includes Silver Videography package (separate videographer) Expertly shot Cinema style full length DVD,
  • Fully edited and authored DVD of the ceremony and reception
  • Chapters and motion menus. 2 wireless microphones, ”stop at Park”, Bridal party interviews 2 copies included.
  • See specifically what is included in the silver video package in the video packages section below.

Photography Only –  package: $1499

  • 10 hours photography coverage, by Milestone approved photographers.
  • DVD Photomontage of all the photos from photographer. With menus and chapter points. (Milestone Exclusive)
  • Unlimited number of photos up to 8 locations. On DVDs
  • We give you as many photos as we take there is no set number of photos to provide.
  • Get photos in 2 resolutions, large size for large prints. Small size, that can be emailed 20 at a time.
  • Cool flash backlighting of subjects creates beautiful halo on veil and certain shots.
  • Couples keep all images at 2 different resolutions (large and small) (Milestone Exclusive) of photo DVDs,
  • Full rights to print, and post
  • 10×10 lay flat album or 12×12 “magazine style” album, 60 images. Click here for albums. 
  • Outdoor (Local dupage) Engagement photo session and 19″x13″ mounted print for guests to sign.

Photography/Video Fusion Package: $1799

  • Includes all that is included with the 7-hour photography package, DVDs, Albums Etc.  Click For Albums 
  • Shot by a Milestone Approved multi media fusion expert.
  • Still Photographer also shoots 10 to 20 min of 30P Hi-Def video using the same camera that he uses to shoot high-resolution still photos.
  • SLR shot video uses a large image sensor camera, gets an incredible “filmy” look that has a shallower “depth of field” than traditional video cameras. This effect, plus the increased quality of lenses, gives incredible results. For short video shots under a few minutes in length.
  • The video High-Def video shot by the photographer’s (one photographer) Multi media digital camera, is combined with still images (in editing) to make a cool fusion 5 minute edited (recap) highlight of your day on video DVD (or blu-ray) edited to a song provided by the couple.
  • The couple also gets fully edited long version of the wedding on DVD and Blu-ray disc. .

New product that very few photographers offer, because we have extensive experience in both services, no one does “fusion” like Milestone! (Milestone Exclusive)

Photo options:

  • Overtime $100 per hour once overtime begins (per service)
  • Upgrade to get 10×10 lay flat album from 7 and 5 hour photo $200
  • Upgrade a paper page “magazine style” album to cardboard page 12×12 lay flat style album $200
  • Upgrade a paper page “magazine style” album to cardboard page 10×10 lay flat style album $150
  • Set up Backdrop and extra lighting at reception $200 (backdrop is an option)
  • Portraits of Table guests during dinner $10 per table.
  • Second Photographer whole day $600 …Second Photographer half day $400
  • Additional 12×12 magazine style albums $100 
  • 13” x 19” engagement photo and western suburbs (weekday shoot) outdoor engagement photo session $180
  • Printing wedding day photo in large format (13×19) at reception for people to sign $300
  • Check out Album examples here 

Bronze Videography Package: $699

  • Expertly shot and edited by a Milestone Approved and Degreed Videographer.
  • Fully authored DVD wedding ceremony or party at one location, (under 150 minutes of coverage).
  • We use up to 2 wireless microphones and mix the microphones in editing, giving you a great mix of sounds of the ceremony.
  • Arrival shots before the wedding, and some of the photo session after the wedding

Silver Videography Package
$999 without photography; $2499 with wedding day photography

  • Expertly shot and edited, Cinema style by a Milestone Approved and degreed videographer.

  • Authored and full-featured video DVD, chapters and motion picture icons.

  • One blu-ray disc also included.
  • Ceremony coverage with up to 2 wireless microphones,
  • “Stop at a park” on the way to reception,
  • Plus 4 hours of reception coverage.
  • 2 copies of documentary style wedding DVD with Photo cover and printed DVD discs.

Silver Videography PLUS Package $1275

  • Expertly shot and edited, Cinema style by a Milestone Approved and degreed videographer.

  • Includes multi cameras including 2 unmanned cameras one at front and one at back

  • Authored and full-featured video DVD, chapters and motion picture icons

  • Ceremony coverage with up to 2 wireless microphones,

  • “Stop at a park” on the way to reception,
  • Plus 4 hours of reception coverage.
  • 2 copies of documentary style wedding DVD with Photo cover and printed DVD discs.

Gold Videography Package
$1399 without photography; $2799 with wedding day photography.

  • Expertly shot and edited, Cinema style by a Milestone Approved and degreed videographer.

  • Includes all that the silver package includes.
  • Highlight video: your wedding edited to your favorite romantic song with the music mixed with existing sound.
  • Wedding highlight video hosted online and/or on Facebook.
  • Audio dubs of your favorite music dubbed and mixed into the wedding video in various places.
  • Extra hour of coverage at the reception (5 hours at reception).

Platinum Videography Package
$1799 without photography, $3099 with 10-hr. photography + Bonus.

  • Expertly shot and edited, Cinema Style by a Milestone Approved and degreed videographer.

  • Everything the gold package has,
  • Plus up to a, 100 photo montage, Posting Montage online and/or Facebook.
  • Credits of the bridal party and parents.
  • 2 manned cameras at ceremony only. (a fourth unmanned camera is included if you book photography)
  • Special bonus includes a fourth unmanned video camera at ceremony only if you get Wedding day photography with the platinum package

We now offer live video streaming of your wedding ceremony for friends and family who can not attend the wedding. It is like they are there live! This option is now only $300!!

Ala-carte options for video (when they are not normally included)

  • Each hour of overtime (per service) $100
  • Drone footage (if allowed) $400
  • Stop at house before ceremony for “getting ready” footage $150 to $250 
  • Additional DVD copies $30 Printed disc and cover photo
  • Additional Blu-Ray Copies $70
  • Highlight video $275
  • Audio dubs of music (selected by couple) dubbed into edited video $75
  • Photo Montage $3 per photo (25 photo minimum)
  • Unmanned second camera at ceremony only $150 (included if you book a photo/video package)
  • Manned second camera at ceremony only $300
  • Small LCD display on gift table to show photo montage $170
  • Additional short form edited video on top of long form video (approximate 50 minutes) $200
  • Video projection set up and presentation at reception (does not include production of montage) $350
  • Dance montage $150
  • Love story $299

Prices are subject to change without notice. Some dates may decrease or increase the price of a service call 630-545-0077 for current price. Coverage time does not imply footage time. All videographer use DVD-R media, most (but not all) DVD players are compatible with DVD-R media.