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Conquer Summer Photo Obstacles with ON1 Photo Raw

In ON1, Photo Tip, Video by Brian Matiash0 Comments

Summer is a fantastic time, right? Hot weather, a bright sun and blue skies. Who could ask for more? Photographically speaking, I am sure that many of us can raise our hands. I can’t count the number of times I’ve gone on a shoot during the summer only to have to contend with the blazing sun casting tons of dappled …

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The Most Important Filter I Use

In Gear, Photo Tip by Brian Matiash3 Comments

Whenever I head out on a shoot, I always pack certain “staples” like spare batteries, SD cards, and lens cloths. Those are the basics… the things every photographer packs… or should pack. In addition to those necessities, there is one more piece of kit that ALWAYS makes it in my back and that’s a Circular Polarizer (CPL). Of all the filters available, …

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The Great Nebraska Road Trip

In Editorial, iPhone by Brian Matiash3 Comments

On the road again If you were to tell me six months ago that I’d be living in Nebraska, I’d guffaw quite heartily and then tell you to stop lying to my face. But here we are and I’m typing this post from a skeletal office setup in my new house here in Lincoln, NE. There were a number of …

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My Next Adventure

In Editorial by Brian Matiash34 Comments

Time for a new adventure! I left my job at Wacom so that I can focus all of my efforts in re-growing my own business, Matiash Inc. Oh, and Nicole and I are selling our house in Portland, OR and are moving to Lincoln, NE. So there’s that, too.

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Capture your best fireworks explosion

In Photo Tip by Brian Matiash4 Comments

Tomorrow is the Fourth of July and in the United States, it symbolizes a lot of different things to a lot of different people. From the celebration of our country’s independence to enjoying the peak summer season, July 4th often results in family and friends coming together to enjoy each other. And then there are the fireworks. You can’t have …