The Benefits Of Hiring A Professional Videographer: Part 1

User-friendly technology has made it easy for anyone to take pictures and shoot video, even children no matter the age! Many businesses take their own pictures for websites as well as shoot their own in-house videos. It’s cheap, it’s easy, and it can be fun, so what’s not to like? The final product, that’s what. While some amateur photos and videos can come out…eh…okay…other’s not so much. Sometimes, they need editing and it can take time trying to figure out how to do that. While there may be some great amateur stuff out there, there is also a lot of mediocre content. Don’t be mediocre, make sure that your video marketing stands out from the crowd.

Benefits to Hiring a Pro

There are many benefits to hiring a professional videographer besides the finished quality. An unusual amount of work and expertise go into producing even a short video segment. Some benefits include saving yourself time, and managing the audio portion of the video.

Time: Professional videographers are highly trained and possess the skills and experience needed to spend the many hours needed to plan, produce, film, and edit perhaps hours of footage to get a 30-second video. This can be quite overwhelming for someone who has little or no experience with a project of such caliber. A professional videographer can shorten the time required because not only do they have the resources, but their training and experience provides them with the skills to help you clarify your vision, and narrow down the content based on relevancy. The amount of resources, the time, the skill and expertise required for video are often severely underestimated.

Audio: There are a number of technical elements that affect the quality of video production, poor audio being one of them. Audio is tricky business. There are a lot of things that can go wrong including poor volume levels, background noise, static and more. A professional will have the proper equipment such as microphones that are appropriate for different filming environments to eliminate/control such issues. Nothing is more aggravating than not being able to hear or understand the audio.


Doug Davis has been producing professional, engaging videos and product, food, and lifestyle photography from his Dallas, TX, studio for more than 20 years. D-Squared Studios is located at 4312 Elm Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226. Contact our office at (214) 746-6336 or email Doug at