Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

What are your rates. How do I book my date?
Commissions for weddings depends on wedding location and availability. Starting rate is $2500 for 6 hours, the rest of my pricing can be viewed here

Do you offer discounts?
Not unless you’re a teacher, first responder, or current/former military.

Do you photograph anything other than weddings and engagements?
I sure do! I have a number of corporate events I photograph every year. I also love photographing growing families in their homes and at their favorite parks and trails. 

How do I book my date?
I require a 50% retainer with contract in order to book your wedding date.  The final amount is due one month before your wedding. Payment plans can always be made!

What equipment do you use.
I am currently using two Canon 5D MK IV's, Sigma Art 24, 35, and 50mm f/1.4, Canon 85mm f/1.2, Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro, (2) Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT

What are your rates for travel?
I offer free travel within 50 miles one way from Denver, CO for couple sessions and 100 miles from Denver for weddings.  rates apply for distances further.

Have you ever photographed a wedding outside of Colorado?
Totally! I have photographed weddings in many different states and one out of the country wedding. I have photographed weddings in Costa Rica, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Montana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Hawaii… so far.

How quick is your turn around? 
I will have all your photos edited and delivered to you in your own personal online gallery within 4 to 6 weeks typically with about 8 weeks during the busy season.

Do you back up your images?
Absolutely! I back everything up in two separate locations.  In fact, I go as far as not deleting the orignal photos from my memory cards until your wedding has been delivered.

How does the online gallery work?
You'll be emailed a link to your gallery, from your gallery you'll be able to download all of your images by using the pin that is given to you in your email. Please back them up as soon as possible. You can order prints or canvases  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 order whatever prints they would like.

How many images will we receive from our wedding?
For a typical 6-8 hour wedding expect to receive between 400-800 final images.

I don't have a wedding planner. Do you offer assistance with timelines and other advice?
Yes! I can absoultely help you with your timeline. Just let me know when we have our inital sit down that you would like help. I have sample timelines I give out to any couple that asks.

What house do you belong to?
Slytherin

Favorite way to watch Star Wars?
The Machete Order obviously.

What is the Machete Order?
GLAD YOU ASKED! Click this link for in depth details, and just know 4>5>2>3>6>7>8, ignore episode 1

Can we meet for drinks!
TOTALLY! Send me an email at matt@matthewspeck.com or go to my contact page here and we can setup a time for all of us to get together to see if I’m a good fit for you on your wedding day. Cause lets be a little forthcoming for a minute. You’ll be with me more than almost anyone else on your wedding day, so you want to make sure we click. No sweat if you leave thinking I’m not the one for you! Thats what in person meetings are all about.