We heard about Matt through friends of ours, after he photographed their wedding in Italy. After we got engaged ourselves, we shopped around for a photographer local to us in Philadelphia, but couldn’t get Matt’s photos (or Instagram feed) out of our minds. His work is so distinctive. So moody. So stunning. So unlike 99% of everything else that’s out there.
For someone who has been named one of the best wedding photographers in America (according to Brides, three years running), Matt is impossibly humble and down to earth. There are very few people we would have wanted to be in such close proximity with for so much of our wedding day. Flying him out to Pennsylvania to document our big day was one of the best decisions we made in the 12+ months we spent planning. This became even more clear after we had an unexpected 90-minute timeline delay and Matt single handedly got us back on track, with a Plan B that surpassed everything we’d envisioned for Plan A.
I don’t know what we were more impressed by: his speed/efficiency (especially with family photos!) or his skill (especially his ability to find the best light, frame the shot, and get two people who are admittedly camera-shy to relax and just be in the moment).
We wanted the opposite of a cookie cutter wedding album, someone who would put us both at ease in front of the camera, someone who would be great with our guests, and someone who would capture memories made to last a lifetime. Matt (over)delivered on every front. If he has your date free, waste no time getting that contract signed!
The photos. They. Are. Incredible. My heart is so full re-living that day, seeing parts I wasn't able to see the day-of, and remembering the parts that stuck out the most. Thank you for capturing the essence of our entire day! We are forever grateful!
Sherrick and I have been reflecting on our wedding this past week as we get back into reality (ughhhh lol) and we can't help but think and talk of you. You and Bradford made us feel so comfortable and at ease the entire time. I can't tell you how special it was to have those moments of tranquility after taking that gator ride to the top of the hill. When we think back on the day, we both think of that very moment up there. It was unlike any experience we have ever had in life.
Words can't even describe how Sherrick and I feel. We are seriously at a loss of words. Every picture has so much beauty and is so meaningful. Each picture seriously encapsulates the exact emotion that was felt by our families and us. I know I'm biased but it's a masterpiece dude, every angle, the lighting, everything. It's beyond anything we could have ever imagined. Seriously.
I just have to say for the past 24 hours I've probably watched the slideshow at least 30 times. Your work is beyond incredible and surpasses any expectations anyone could ever have.
MATT!!!! OH MY GOSH THEY ARE UNREAL! I AM WEEPING. YOU ARE AN ANGEL. IM CRYING IN MY FREAKING OFFICE. THEY ARE PERFECT! We are so proud and happy you were a part of our day and captured it so incredibly well.
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