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Matiash Vlog Ep.002 – In A Jeep

The response from Ep.001 of my new vlog was great! I’ve said it many times that it isn’t about the vanity numbers—the likes, the faves, etc.—that determines the quality and worth of what you share but, to be honest, it is wonderful to see people watching this content. Producing it has proven to be exceptionally time consuming (in a good …

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UNBOX: Wine Country Camera Filter Kit

I received a very exciting package this past weekend: one of the very first shipping units of the new Wine Country Camera Filter Kit. This kit is the result of several years of research, planning, and refinement by Rod Clark, my friend and former VP of Marketing at Formatt-Hitech. Rod has shared his plans about creating a filter kit that …

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Matiash Vlog Ep.001 – Hello World.

The other week, I published my 2016 Travel Photovlogger Gift Guide and mentioned that I am pursuing a new storytelling medium. Well, I’m excited to share the first episode of my new vlog series. Vlogging is something that I’m going to invest a lot of myself into with a goal of sharing a new episode one or twice a week. …

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Flixel Cinemagraph Highlights #3 – Mariah Harkey

I can spend all day looking at well-executed cinemagraphs. I’ve developed a certain anticipation as I wait for one to load, guessing what the static and moving elements will be. The third entry in my Flixel Cinemagraph Highlights series comes from Mariah Harkey. The thing I love about this particular cinemagraph is in its execution. If this was a still …

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My Interview on TheFIX

Earlier this year, I was asked to be interviewed for an episode of TheFIX by its host, Seán Duggan. I remember ending the interview thinking that it was one of my favorite conversations I’d had and really appreciated the opportunity. I could have sworn I shared it out on the blog but looking back, I can’t find any record of it. Go …

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My 2016 Travel Photovlogger Gift Guide

We’re still a few weeks away from 2017 and I already know what one of my resolutions is because I’ve been working on it lately. As part of this resolution, I’ve put together this gift guide for those of you interested in exploring this new endeavor with me. I consider myself to be a visual storyteller and one of the …