about us


4K, UHD, 2K & HD, The right tools for the right project

Minneapolis / St. Paul MN based  video production company, Best Light Image, LLC specializes in complete video production services for businesses.  Program types include corporate overviews, product overviews, trade shows, education, training, and web delivery. Best Light Image, LLC brings together the collective talents of husband-and-wife team Tom and Cathy Plantenberg. The Minnesota native Plantenbergs’ are a classic example of how synergy really works: individually, they are each talented and passionate people, and as a collective team, the energy and excitement they create truly is even more powerful than the sum of their individual talents.

Our Vision Statement

Best Light Image is a premier Video Production firm serving businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals throughout the Twin Cities Metropolitan area.

Mission Statement

Best Light Image provides their clients with innovative and effective business tools by harnessing the power of our team’s collective experience in videography, performance arts, and business marketing.


Tom Plantenberg, Bets Light Image

Tom Plantenberg

Tom’s dedication to excellence, combined with his passion and enthusiasm for the complete video production process, assures delivery of digital video services that will exceed your expectations.

Best Light Image, LLC works with customers in the medical, food processing equipment, filtration, hydraulics and manufacturing industries.  Tom has 20 plus years of marketing experience and a deep knowledge of businesses. He is a visionary, and his unique blend of experience and knowledge enables him to generate strong, compelling and effective digital video productions.

Cathy Plantenberg, Best Light Image

Cathy Plantenberg

As a professional musician, composer, and entertainer for more than 20 years, Cathy understands the art of presentation and storytelling. She contributes as a script writer, narrator and associate producer on many of the digital video productions Best Light Image, LLC creates. Music and digital video have so much in common. They both possess rhythm, flow, and a range of dynamic levels.  Her years of music performance lend a special understanding for merging written words, music and visuals together.

For the past several years, Cathy has been studying script, essay, and memoir writing at The Loft Writing Center in Minneapolis, MN. Her rich experiences at The Loft exposed her to many new authors and teachers, as well as to many different writing styles. She brings these expanded writing techniques to Best Light Image, LLC, video scripting process, resulting in high quality video productions.

Cathy is also a talented salesperson – she has won several sales awards across different industries. This talent lends itself especially well to her Best Light Image, LLC role because she identifies with the sales process from both the seller’s perspective and the customer’s viewpoint. Her insight provides a balance to sales and marketing programs, as well as commercials.

Born and raised in Minnesota, Cathy has a breadth of life experience gleaned from the many challenges faced and opportunities earned in her lifetime. All of us are shaped by our own life experiences – what differentiates Cathy from so many others is her uncanny ability to draw stories and lessons from those experiences and shape them into universally appealing and relatable messages for so many others.