Conferences, gala dinners, festivals, awards nights, birthdays, anniversaries, 

incentives - I create stunning visuals that tell the story of your event and present it in its very best light. 


"Matthew's photos are absolutely stunning pieces of artwork. His pricing is well below how much we should be paying, considering how dedicated he is to his service and the wonderful photos that he takes. Thanks, Matthew


Event photography in Auckland, New Zealand

Matthew is an event photographer based in Auckland. He has photographed many high-profile events and has extensive experience in a full array of events. Contact him for affordable event photography.

My Services

My complete events service package is perfectly designed for any type of function while the specific needs of each event will be professionally attended to. I will capture everything from the welcoming of guests to the main event and the entertainment. I will be attentive to your needs and know exactly what is important to capture.

The Complete Event Package

  • one photographer

  • full event coverage*¹

  • up to 500 edited images

  • secure online gallery

  • download link

  • license to use*²

  • 7 business day turnaround

Contact me to get a quote.


Prices are quoted customized to each event, the rates are quoted below.

Rates & Pricing

  1. The basic package is $125 NZD+GST. This is 2 hours of photography and a minimum of 25 edited images.

  2. For every additional hour, it is $50 NZD+GST or $25 NZD+GST per half hour,

  3. 55% of package price security deposit (returned after full payment).

Additional Options

  • $75 NZD+GST Urgent turnaround (delivered within 24 hours)

  • $25 NZD+GST overlay image or watermark

  • $125 NZD+GST 20 photo commercial use license*³

  • $20 per image for professional retouching.


hours covered from 2-8 hrs, depending on the event contract.

restricted non-commercial photo license for personal use to make prints or enlargements for personal use from their accessed album. Posting pictures online is allowed, but must include the company name and link to or recognise Matthew Chen Photography’s any online presence. Complied under a model release form.

commercial license entails that the client is granted perpetual worldwide commercial usage license, This means the client’s business can use the images however they please, but they cannot give or sell the material to a third party, with the exception of partners and sponsors that are directly involved in the event.

Ready for your next event?