So you think you want to book your wedding with me!?! You’re probably asking yourself… well what next!
If you’re like most people getting married you are already trying to plan out in person meetings with a million different vendors. Let’s just throw that out the window. Our first meeting will be over FaceTime it’ll be really informal and my daughter might make a guest appearance. If after this meeting you think we click I’ll send you a proposal to sign online and make a deposit through.
This can be done in person, through email, or over FaceTime again if you just can’t get away from your dogs. We will make a photo timeline for the day so that you are confident that we have enough time for all of your activities planed on your wedding day.
If we are also doing an engagement session together. We will collaborate to find the best location for you and your partner to be photographed. Whether its at your home or on top of a mountain, its all about what resonates with you.
two weeks until
By this time everything “should” be ironed out and this will just be grabbing drinks and going over things that might have changed since the last we talked… Like your best friend is flying home from Spain and its really important that we get photos of them.
The weddings over and everyones itching to see the photos of that embarrassing thing Rob and Kelly did after last call. DONT FRET! I got your back, because within a week. I’ll have a preview of your wedding day for everyone to check out. After that I’ll spend a couple trillion seconds editing your photos to perfection in both color and black & white. From that point I’ll send you a link for your gallery where your memories will be stored safely. Hopefully we become bffs and you have me over to photograph you and your kiddo in a couple years.
How many hours do we need to book?
Depends on your needs. Let's jump on a call, and I can help you determine the best course of action for your wedding day.
Should we give you a photo list?
The only list I'll need from you on your wedding day is your list of Family members and close friends you'll want formal photos with. I'll send you a questionnaire 2-4 weeks before the wedding to gather that info.
Do you photograph weddings with a second photographer?
Totally! I only hire other working professional wedding photographers that match my aesthetics so that your wedding day will be a cohesive piece of art. If you think you'll need another photographer at your wedding we can discuss that in your consult. Otherwise I would recommend having two photographers along for weddings with guest counts of 125+ people
Can we meet before the wedding day?
I want you to feel comfortable with me. Being comfortable together is key to creating images that you'll be really happy with. So yes I 100% want to meet in person before the wedding day if we can plan for it. I live in southwest Denver and I have a lot of different types of places I love to frequent, ranging from sour beer and pizza to sushi on pearl st. Just let me know what you're feeling and I'm sure we can find somewhere that is perfect.
Do you travel for weddings?
Yes of course. I love to travel and have put lots of miles on my 4runner. If you're out of the state of Colorado we can easily plan travel arrangements.
Do you charge for travel?
OUT OF STATE
My travel rates are based on travel from Denver and I use southwest, Airbnb, andbooking.com for my travel quotes. I typically base these off of a southwest and airbnb at the time of booking.
For "weddings only" I cover 200 miles from Denver. After that there is a charge for mileage and possible hotel accommodations depending on the wedding day schedule.
Where is home base?
Denver, Colorado is home base right now, with my wife Emily and our kids Jolene and Reznor... Although I could see us ditching the city life and moving to the mountains one day.
What do you charge?
My starting price is $2400. For more info reach out!
How do we book you for our wedding?
First things first... lets meet either over video chat or in person if you're local to Denver. Once you
are sure we are a match, I simply require a $500 non-refundable retainer with a signed contract. If your wedding requires travel, I will also need those expenses paid at the time of booking to ensure travel costs are as quoted. Unfortunately, I cannot hold any dates without the signed contract, retainer, and any travel fees.
what is your turn around time?
It depends on the time of year, but typically 4 weeks for weddings and 1-2 weeks for engagements
How many photographs do we get?
For a typical 6-8 hour wedding expect to receive between 400-800 final images. This number can go up if there is a second photographer involved in the day or if they day is extended.
How do we get our images?
You'll be emailed a link to your gallery, from your gallery you'll be able to download all of your photos. Please back them up as soon as possible. You can order a wide range of printed and framed products straight from the gallery and they'll will be mailed directly to you. If friends and family are interested in prints, you can forward them the link to your gallery and they can easily place their orders too.
When does our gallery expire?
3 months and I offer a few options on extending the galleries lifespan online.
What about wedding albums?
Most of my packages come with a wedding album. I truly believe this is the most important thing to come from your wedding. These aren't only made for you they are made for the people that aren't here yet. After your wedding we will spend a week or so perfecting your wedding album so that its something that you'll be truly proud of what it represents and the family that started on that day.
If you'd like more info on my wedding albums you can view them at www.matthewspeck.com/legacy