Matthew Sowa is an internationally recognized, award-winning wedding photographer whose passion, creativity, and energy define his unique style. Over the past 15+ years, Matthew has worked with NYC couples, bringing the highest level of creative, personalized, and professional service to commemorate their special day. He combines photographic artistry and classic portraiture with a primarily journalistic approach to capture the moments his clients want to remember.
Born in Poland, Matthew earned a degree in photography from the Warsaw School of Photography and he has received additional training and study at the Institute of Art Photography in Ostrava, Czech Republic. He has photographed more than 800 weddings, treating each event with the meticulous care and creating photographic memories that bring the wedding back to life for years to come.
Matthew Sowa’s photographs have been featured in numerous well-known magazines including Rangefinder, Photo, PDN, LensCulture, Magnum, La Grande, Carts & Cake, Memorable Indian Weddings, Southern Bride, Jim Couture, Style Me Pretty, Aisle Perfect, Contemporary Bride, Real Wedding, FotoRelax, MSN, Insider, Best of Weddings, Wedded Wonderland, La Bride, Filter-Grade and Zankyou. He has photographed weddings throughout the United States, as well a South Asia, Scotland, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Antigua, Bermudas, and Mexico. He is also a member of Professional Photographers of America (PPA), National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and has won awards from the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP), Fearless, Wedding Photography Select, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), La Grande, and Lens Culture, Magnum, OneEyeLand and many more. Earlier in his life, he freelanced for Warsaw’s daily newspaper and the Euro-Press Agency, and his photographs have been enthusiastically acclaimed at various exhibits in Poland and as well in NYC.