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 [...]

By |2016-12-31T10:21:06+00:00Dec 29th, 2016|

Sony announces the A7R II, RX100 IV, & RX10 II

Aside from visiting my family in NYC for the past few days, the main reason why I am here is to attend a very special press event held by Sony to announce the much sought after a7R II Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and major updates to the RX100 IV and RX10 II. There have been months of anticipation and speculation about [...]

By |2015-06-10T10:31:53+00:00Jun 10th, 2015|

The Call of the Aurora

It doesn't matter if you got up at 4AM to catch a flight to Oslo. It still doesn't matter if you have a multi-hour layover with a delay to catch your connecting flight from Oslo to Harstad. It even doesn't matter if you have a 3.5 hour drive in a totally unfamiliar place in the pitch black of darkness. None [...]

By |2015-04-04T09:27:45+00:00Apr 4th, 2015|


At some point before or very early on in my recent Iceland/Norway trip, Colby Brown Photography warned me about being extra mindful of the waves at the black sand beach near Jökulsárlón. He told me stories of many workshop students getting gear totally saturated by saltwater from rogue waves that came out of nowhere. He also told me about how [...]

By |2015-03-23T19:35:40+00:00Mar 23rd, 2015|