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Photography by
Matt Kirchhof

Matt and his pup

I was born in Hackensack NJ on July 12, 1988. I grew up in Paramus, NJ until the age of 12 when my parents decided to make the move to Howell Township, NJ to be closer to family. My father was extremely hard working while my mother was a stay at home Mom.  In 1996, my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer and was only given 5 years to live at the time. As a young boy, I spent most of my days in the hospital and grew close with my Mom.


After making the move to Howell Township, I attended Howell Township schools until sophomore year of high school when I made the unconventional decision to leave school and pursue my dream of becoming a photographer. After leaving high school, I quickly learned that making a full time career out of photography wasn’t as easy as I thought.

Matt and his Wife

Until I opened up my business in 2016, I worked many different jobs while pursuing the dream. NYC construction worker, pool service technician, valet attendant, club manager, restaurant server, and tons of odd jobs. You name it, I most likely did it until I was able to support myself with photography full time. Five years later, I have worked with over 500+ clients and delivered well over 1 million images to my clients and have never looked back.


The question I get asked all the time is what made me choose wedding photography rather then anything else with photography. It’s a pretty easy answer.  I love the satisfaction from being able to capture one of the most important days in someone’s life. There are not many other days in people’s lives where there will be so much positive energy and raw emotions. Happiness, excitement, nervousness, joy - whatever the emotion, I love just being along for the ride and capturing it all.

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