Generally, we will give you a call or email back on the same day to confirm your wedding date availability and to answer any initial questions. We will have you fill out a quick "Getting Started" questionnaire to learn more about your wedding.
Schedule A Consult
Weddings By Matthew’s studio is conveniently located in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio with free, on-site private parking. When you arrive, you will be happily greeted by our Client Happiness Manager puppy, Hannah. During the consult, we will show you more of our work, popular products and answer any additional questions you might have. Generally, consults last about an hour.
After you have decided to book Weddings By Matthew for your wedding photography, We will have you electronically fill out a booking questionnaire. These questions are essentially going over which collection you chose, along with any add-on services or products you wish to be included in your initial quote. We also need to know your payment schedule. We require a $1,000 booking retainer, or you can save 5% by paying in full upon booking.
After we have received your pre-booking answers, we will send you an email with a custom online quote for you to review and approve on our secure booking website.
Contract Signing & Payment
Once you approve your quote, you and your partner will be asked to electronically sign the contract. After signing, you will be prompted to process your payment based on your selected payment schedule. You will then gain access to your personal client portal.
All About Your Wedding Questionnaire
Inside your client portal, you will find our "All About Your Wedding" questionnaire. This questionnaire is extremely detailed and designed for you to continuously update it throughout your planning process to keep Weddings By Matthew current with any changes to your day.
The Big Day Is Here & You Have Nothing To Worry About
By now, you have been talking a lot with Weddings By Matthew and we're practically family.
You have taken the time to fill out our extremely detailed questionnaires & everything is confirmed.
It's now time to enjoy the big day you have put endless hours into making perfect!
Remember, your photographer is generally the only vendor with you the entire day.
A FULL DAY EXPERIENCE
The Big Day Has Ended, But The Experience Isn't Over
The booking and planning process, even the big day, is just a small part of what Weddings By Matthew provides. After your wedding, we are busy carefully selecting the best images, sending out sneak peek teasers, retouching every final image, building your slideshow, updating wedding websites, creating mobile apps, designing your products and so much more.
This might just be the best part of your honeymoon. Shortly after the wedding, Weddings By Matthew will publish a blog & social media post with a few favorite teaser images for you to relive the moment while it's still fresh in your memory. Be sure to like & follow our Facebook & Instagram profiles to be tagged when posted.
While you are sending out thank you cards, Weddings By Matthew is busy working on your big day. Every final image is fully retouched to look it's very best. Matthew, of Weddings By Matthew personally retouches every image himself, generally delivering 300-600 beautiful images approximately 12 weeks after the wedding.
Weddings By Matthew provides you with an online gallery where you can view, download & order professional prints. Your guests can pre-register before the wedding and you will have pre-access to view your images before we release the gallery to your guests.
The quality of your images goes far beyond your digital files. Though you have self-printing rights, we encourage you to print with us to ensure the quality you deserve when you chose to invest in Weddings By Matthew for your wedding photography.