Dallas Video Production & Photography by DTX Media

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DTX Media is a corporate-oriented video production company and photography firm based in Dallas / Fort Worth, TX. DTX Media was founded in 2005 by Jonny Carroll, a national geographic and award-winning professional photographer and videographer best known for his aerial cinematography and commercial photography. Our clients range from fortune 500 big-name corporations to startups. Our 5-star average online reviews are a testament to our quality, care, and passion for our work. Our  video production services range from simply providing a crew to turnkey solutions with pre-production, script writing and more. Our prices are competitive, customizable and, best of all, completely transparent. Whatever you need, just let us know; we hope you consider us for your Dallas Video Production.

Clients and Companies DTX Media has shot for:

DTX Media | Sample Video Reels

View some of our sample reels below. From our general reel, to Aerial, Interview, Post Production, Live Events, Training videos and more. You can also visit our entire portfolio.

Specialized Services & Portfolios

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About DTX Media

DTX Media is a small professional video production company and photography firm in Dallas / Fort Worth Texas, specializing in commercial and corporate videography & photography. DTX Media, LLC (formerly known as Jdonut Photography) was founded by Jonny Carroll, a National Geographic cinematographer in 2006 while earning a Bachelors of Arts and Science degree at the University of North Texas. We are now the top photography and video firm in the Dallas area with a highly-demanded team of incredibly talented videographers, photographers and editors each with both an extremely diversified and specialized skill set.
DTX Media serves clients ranging from fortune 500 big-name corporations to startups. Our 5-star average online reviews are a testament to our quality, care, and passion for our work, which follow our core values. We offer video production services which range from simply providing a crew to turnkey solutions with pre-production, script writing and more. Our videos use cinematic techniques with the use of equipment such as sliders, cranes, time-lapses, and aerials. Our prices are competitive, customizable and best of all completely transparent. Whatever you need, just let us know; we hope you consider us for your Dallas video production.
The illustration of our core team in 2016 for the 10 year anniversary of DTX Media, LLC. If you’re interested in joining the elite DTX Media crew and team, visit our employment page.

DTX Media Core Staff and Crew

Anyone with the title “Lead Shooter or Lead Videographer” is fully capable of serving as a Director, AD, DP, DIT, Camera Op, LD (lighting), Key Grip, Audio Tech, PA, or all of the above. Our crew is hard working, professional, fun, and creative. We’re excited about video production and photography. Shown below are some of our most frequently used crew members, but we have a whole arsenal of talented media professionals ready to serve you.

Location – Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas

The ‘DTX’ in DTX Media stands for Dallas, Texas. Dallas / Forth Worth is where we call home. While we perform most our services in North Texas we also serve the entire state including: Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Midland / Odessa, the Panhandle and Rio Grande Valley, as well as most of Oklahoma. We most certainly travel as well, all over the US. It’s not uncommon for a client to have a conference in DFW such as Arlington, Plano or Frisco and love our quality of service so much that we they book us to travel for their next event. Because our crew is so efficient and multi-talented, some of our return clients have found that we are less expensive service in places like Los Angeles and New York even while traveling than hiring local video production companies in LA and NY. Our office is based in Dallas, TX while our editing suite is in Lewisville.

Office Suite – Dallas, TX

Editing Suite – Lewisville, TX



Mission Statement and Our Core Values

At DTX Media we passionately take care of our clients and others by working hard to create high-quality photography and video that we can be proud of.


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We strive for quality in our work over anything else. Our portfolio speaks true to what we can and will do. Quality for us extends beyond a beautiful image or a camera resolution, but to the entire service from beginning to end. We care about all the content we put out and strive to always deliver work we can be proud to have our name attached to.



At DTX Media, we genuinely enjoy what we do. We appreciate the art of photography and creating videos. We are truly grateful to work in an industry we love. Our passion shows in all aspects of our projects. We are a fun, confident, relaxed, and pleasant group to work with, while remaining extremely professional. Our crew works incredibly well together, and we make efforts to gather bi-annually to bond outside of assignments.

Hard Work

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Our team is compiled of people who enjoy and thrive in this fast-paced industry. For us, there’s nothing worse than sitting around waiting for something to do. We work hard and enjoy our work. As our online reviews show, we’re always willing to go the extra mile to get the job done right.

Caring for Others

At DTX Media, we strive to treat others as we would like to be treated. Our care of others can be seen in our interaction with clients, but also in our personal projects, pro-bono, and our ’at-cost’ work for ministries and non-profits such as Africa Family Rescue, Gladney Center for Adoption, St. Jude’s Hospital and the Dallas Fallen Officers Foundation.

Prices and Rates

Along with creating the best content possible, our goal is to be as transparent, fair and competitive with our pricing as possible to earn your trust and repeat business. Unlike other companies who charge low to shoot and hold content hostage, we never practice ‘bait and switch’, which means you will always receive and have a right to the full resolution digital files and content that you paid for, with no additional costs. (The only exceptions being the price of a hard drive and shipping in some circumstances and a marginal archival fee for anything over a six months old). While these numbers should give you a great starting point on your budget, they do not account for any unknown factors and or requests. These prices are for work inside the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex, but we are happy to accommodate travel. We ask that you please contact us for an exact quote.

Corporate Video in Dallas including Events, Interviews, Green Screen. We provide the crew, cameras, lights, mics and any other required gear.

Crew Rates – Videographers

$700 – Half Day Videographer (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1200 – Full Day Videographer (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)
$250 – Additional Videographer hours (after day rate of 8 hours)

*Our videographers can function as one or more of the following:
Director, DP, Gaffer, Cam Op and Audio Tech

Production Assistant:
$300 – Half Day Assistant (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$500 – Full Day Assistant (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

** Crew rates are applicable to nearly all DTX Media services including events, interviews, training videos and more.
** See what equipment prices below

Video Equipment Rates

Basic Video Equipment:
Included – Basic Pro Cameras (4k ASP-C or greater 8-bit 4:2:0)
Included – Basic Professional Lenses (G / GM, L Series & Primes)
Included – Tripods with professional fluid video heads.
$200 – Basic Professional Audio (Wireless lav mic and or boom)
$200 – Basic Professional Light Kit (900 LED panels + diffusion)
$200 – Basic Cinematic Motion Tools (SLR sized Gimbal or Slider)
$200 – Teleprompter (requires an operator, can be client or interviewee)

Advanced Video Equipment:
$200 – Camera Upgrade (4k 10-bit 4:2:2 Full Frame | a7sIII or r5)
$500 – Advanced Audio (mixer, multiple mics, and amplification)
$800 – Advanced Lighting (Aperture or Kino Flo or equivalent and mods)
$800 – Advanced Camera (FS7, C300 mkII or similar)
$1200 – Cine Camera (RED or ARRI complete kits)
$500 – Cine Lens (Cine lenses or Cinema lenses)
*Advanced Audio, Advance Lighting and Cine Camera require dedicated crew.

Video Editing:
$100 – Basic Video Editing Hourly Rate (ie: sync, cut, color)
$150 – Advanced Video Editing Hourly Rate (ie: animation)

$200 – Each licensed music track
$500 – Up to 3 minutes of voiceover
$100 – Additional voice over minute
$200 – Stock Video Clips (each)

** Typically 1 day of shooting requires 2 days of editing.
** Multiple deliverables typically require more time in post.
** Additional fees for needs such as voiceovers, music licensing, etc.

Pre-Production Services
$700 – Script Writing (1-3 minute video)
$700 – Story Boarding / Shot List (1-3 minute video)
$700 – Location Scouting (1-3 minute video)

Pre-Production Add-On
$500 – Models / Actors Day Rate
$500 – Makeup Artist Day Rate
$500 – Studio or Location Fees (if needed)

*We recommend our pre-production crew be on site to direct or assistant direct. This requires a crew day or half-day rate.

Corporate Video in Dallas including Events, Interviews, Green Screen. We provide the crew, cameras, lights, mics and any other required gear.

$700 – Half Day Crew Member (up to 4 hours on site including set up)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Member (4-8 hours on site including set up)
$250 / h – Additional Hours
$350 – Advanced day site visit / scouting or test

*Crew member can be a switcher operator, a camera op, director, etc
*Advanced site visit and test is required for most jobs.
*A 2 hour set-up is required on the day of the job.

$300 – Video Mixer (4 channels)
Included – First Camera w/ Wireless Transmitter
$200 – Each Additional Camera w/ Wireless Transmitter

$2000 / day – LTE Internet Up to 50GB (requires advanced visit)
$200 – PowerPoint Slide Integration
$200 – Lower Third Graphics
$100 – Delivery of Final Video and or Raw ISO Content
Contact Us – Pre-Recorded Videos and / or Advanced Content Prep

Video Conferencing – Rental

Zoom Cloud, Skype, Etc.

$700 – Half Day Crew Member (up to 4 hours on site including set up)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Member (4-8 hours on site including set up)

$100 – Laptop w/ light
$300 – 27” Desktop w/ light
$300 – Video Mixer 4 channels (for multi-cam and pre-recorded content)

Free – Built in webcam w/ mini light
$200 – Pro camera w/ uncompressed 4K recording.
$500 – PTZ camera (pan tilt zoom, remotely controlled)

$100 – Green screen (individual)
$100 – Pro audio lav mic
$200 – Pro lighting
$100 – PowerPoint or slide integration
$200 – 32” tv monitor
$100 – Teleprompter

Ask us about permanent install solutions!

Studio Permanent Install

$1500 – Day rate / crew member (install and train)
$900 – Half day rate / crew member (install and train)

$800 – Web Camera Level 2 (pan tilt shift)
$1000 – Pro Camera Level 1 (APS-c 8-bit)
$2200 – Pro Camera Level 2 (10bit 4:2:2)
$900 – Lens Level 1 (fixed focal length f/2.8 or lower)
$2000 – Lens Level 2 (low f/stop, zoom lens or etc)
$200 – Tripod Level 1 – typical tripod not meant for panning.
$600 – Tripod Level 3 – fluid head for panning, twin legs, middle spread, wheels

Pro Lighting
$250 – Pro Lighting Level 1 (x2 LED single light w/ stand)
$2000 – Pro Lighting Level 2 (x5 LEDs, softboxs, diffusion)

Pro Audio
$400 – Boom Audio Level 1 (includes boom stand and cables)
$250 – Lav Audio Level 1 (1 speaker)
$600 – Lav Audio Level 2 (2 speakers)

$1000 – Computer (Mac mini)
$250 – External portable monitor
$250 – Teleprompter Level 1
$800 – Teleprompter Level 2 (remotes, larger cams)
$450 – iPad (for teleprompter and or sidecar)
$900 – iPad Pro (for teleprompter and or sidecar)
$350 – HDMI Web Cam Adapter Level 1 (single camera)
$700 – HDMI Web Cam Adapter Level 2 (multi-cam)

Studio & Backdrop
$250 – Green Screen Mini pop-up (includes stands)
$500 – Green Screen Large 9ft (includes stands)
$600 – Interchangeable Backdrop 9ft (up to 3 colors)
$100 – Extension cords and Surge Protectors
$150 – Foam sound insulation (4 panels)

*prices are estimates and subject to change based on clients exact needs.

Corporate Event Photography, Editorial and Advertising, Industrial, Architecture, Products, and more. Full resolution digital files with a commercial use license are always included!

Crew Rates – Photographers

Lead Photographer:
$600 – Half Day Photographer (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1000 – Full Day Photographer (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)
$200 – Additional Photographer hours (after day rate of 8 hours)

Photo Assistant:
$300 – Half Day Assistant (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$500 – Full Day Assistant (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

Photo Equipment:
Included – Basic Pro Camera (APS-C or full frame 24MP and up)
$100 – Camera Upgrade Level 1 – Full frame
42MP or greater
$200 – Camera Upgrade Level 2 – Full frame 61MP (a7rIV)

Photo Editing:
$50/h – Basic Photo Editing (crop, exposure, white balance, levels)
$100/h – Advanced Photo Editing (Photoshop, green screen, HDR, etc)
$$$ – Rush Deadline Editing. 24 hour and overnight options available
*Estimate an hour of editing for every hour shooting.

$600 – Half Day Photographer (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1000 – Full Day Photographer (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

$500 – Up to 10 people
$400 – Individual Headshot

* On location mobile studio set-up with 1 background or using an environmental background. All shots must use the same background.

Headshot Editing
$100 / image – Advanced Editing (remove wrinkles, braces, glasses, etc)
$50 / image – Touch ups (skin retouching / corrections, fly aways, etc)
$35 / image – Photo Swap – Select a different photo than what was selected on-site.
$35 / image – Green screen background replacement for individuals.
$10 / image – Green screen background replacement (bulk pricing 10+ people).
$6 / image – Green screen background replacement (bulk pricing 100+ people).
$2 / image – Custom File Renaming (such as a person’s name or ID number)


Amazon Approved Product and Catalog Photography with clipping, advanced editing, models and more

$600 Half Day + $5 / image – (clipping included)
$1000 Full Day + $5 / image – (clipping included)
($100) – Drop off DISCOUNT (for products smaller than 2’x2′)

Optional Add-Ons:
$5 / image — Basic Retouching (touch-up, add a shadow, etc)
$2 / image — Custom File Renaming (such as SKU, name, or color)
$25 / image — Basic editing (colorization, montages, text overlay)
$40 / image — Advanced editing (such as ghosting or infographics)
$100 / batch — Resizing
$1000 / day — Studio Space Rental (if necessary)
$350 / day — Office Space Rental (10×10 room)
$400 / half day, $600 full day — Models (non-union, non-agency)
$500 / day — Makeup Artist (if necessary)
$150 – Virtual Object 360 Degree photography (up to 32 images)
$100 / hour – basic webmaster services such as virtual object integration or e-commerce.
$Custom — Group photos

Prices include transparency clipping on all images. Keep in mind that one product may have multiple images. Some objects with fine detail (for example eye lashes or fishnet) can only be clipped to pure white. We can typically shoot around 100 images of similar sized small products in a day.

Base Package – $1200
– Designated photographer
– Photo Station Assistant
– Two iPads for digital sharing
– Internet Hotspot Provided
– Live Printing
– Props (if desired)
– Standard white backdrop
– OR client provided backdrop
– Up to 3 hours coverage

Custom Backdrops: $250 – $500
Crowd Control Stanchions: $200
Red Carpet: $50 – $100
Additional hours: $250/each
Additional 8 hour “days”: $1800

*See more options on our Dallas Step-and-Repeat Photography page

Other Services

Helicopter Aerial Photography and Video
$700 – Half Day Crew Reservation (less than 4 hours)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Reservation (4 to 8 hours)

Equipment Options
Included – In House Photography and Video Equipment
$300 – Side Mount Video System (3 Axis GPS Gryo stabilized gimbal)
$8000 – GSS (8K60p RED or ARRI) and helicopter mount

Helicopter Hourly Rates
$600/h – No Passenger Helicopter or Airplane (pilot and cam op only)
$850 – $1000/h – Piston Passenger Helicopter (Director under 225lbs can fly along)
$1900 – $2200/h – Turbine Helicopter (such as Bell 206 or A-star)
$2200/h – Helicopter w/ built in 1080p Cineflex gimbal (1 hour min)

* Helicopter based out of Dallas, but can fly out of other metros.
* Helicopter fees includes aircraft rental, pilot, fuel, etc.
* May be fees for specific times, dates, events, clearances etc
* Helicopter prices also apply for airplanes

Drone Operations
$700 – Half Day Crew Member (less than 4 hours)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Member (4 to 8 hours)
$250 – Additional Hours on site
$100 – Waiver for Restricted Airspace (each location)
$200 – Night Waiver – *Requires a Visual Observer

Included – Single Op Drone (mavic pro, phantom, etc)
$500 – Dual Op Drone (Inspire 2 w/ x4s camera)
$400 – Advanced Camera (x5s camera, 24mm)
$100 – Specific Lens (9mm, 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm)
$1500 – Premium Drone Kit (Inspire 2 w/ x7, ProRes, Raw DNG and lens options)
$500 – FLIR image sensor on Mavic 2

* Drones are limited to ~400ft elevation, 20-minute flights, weather conditions, and air-spaces
* Might be additional fees to close roads, permits and other custom requests.
* Dual op systems require two crew members, a pilot and camera op

Long Term Time-Lapse Installation:
$1400 – Interior Camera Install and Set-up (requires reliable power)
$4500 – Exterior Camera Install and Set-up (solar powered and waterproof)
**10% OFF Additional Cameras

Monthly Monitoring and Maintenance: (Required)
$700 / month – Exterior or Interior Internet provided by DTX Media.
$500 / month – Interior lapse, if internet is provided by client.
**Client provided internet must have Up speeds of 10+ mb/s

Optional Add-ons:
Editing — $700 — Cut downtime, multiple angles, add music, logos, text, etc
30’ Pole  — $2750 — For mounting the camera. (One time charge only)
Travel – Contact us — Serving all of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana

Short Term Time-lapse:
$900 — Half Day rate, up to 4 hours, 2 cameras.
$1500 — Full Day rate, up to 8 hours, 2 cameras.

Mobile Audio Pricing

$700 – Half Day Audio Tech (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1200 – Full Day Audio Tech (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

$500 — Advanced Audio Gear
– Two Speakers / Subwoofers
– Up to 6 Wireless Mics (2lav or 4handheld)
– Sound / Mixing Board
– Input(s) for phones or laptops (including iPhone)
– Multiple Outputs for additional speakers, press, interpreters, etc.
– Simple Ambient Music Playlist

Travel Rates (outside DFW)

Travel Rates

$1500 / day – Videographer (outside DFW), includes per diem.
$1300 / day – Photographer (outside DFW), includes per diem.
$300 / each travel day – (to and from location, if applicable)
$700 – Airfare and luggage (round trip, per crew member)
$1/ mile – Ground (round trip) or pre-determined fee.

* Minimum one full day required
* Travel beyond 350 miles typically requires airfare

Pre-determined Distance Fee (by ground):
Austin, Shreveport, Oklahoma City- $300
Houston, San Antonio- $400
Lubbock, Midland, Odessa, Amarillo – $600

** All prices are estimates. Each job is unique and will be quoted depending on what exactly is needed. This may lower or raise the estimated price.**