In 2004, I left Drew University and set off join the real world. Unfortunately, that was proving to be quite difficult and I landed a job as an environmental educator at a nature center in northern New Jersey. It was fun and delayed the inevitable, so for the four years after college, I kept with the industry, teaching ecology and introducing the great outdoors to students in Alabama, Illinois, and Maine.
During that time, I seized every opportunity to photograph the world around me and develop my technique and style. This book is a portfolio, over 180 of my best images from the Fall of 2004 until December 31, 2007. I hope that you will enjoy the visual recount of my adventures, and that these images may stimulate you to get into the wild and have your own.
Matthew is a naturalist and educator who has worked all over the country. Currently he is in Moscow, Idaho as a graduate student in the University of Idaho's biology department. Matt was first introduced to photography when he picked up his parents' fully manual Minolta SRT-201 almost 15 years ago. Since then, he has developed into a great photographer who specializes in capturing the essence and beauty of the natural world. Matt is still improving his skills behind the camera and he will continue to show off his work on the internet, through books, and by selling prints.
2010 Published August 10, 2011
2010 Published October 23, 2010
2008 Published May 11, 2010
2009 Published January 05, 2010
The Wonderful World of Camp McDowell Published December 31, 2009