Well it took me long enough to get it up and running, but I’m finally pleased to introduce the launch of my new photography site. And yea, I’m kinda excited about it, if only because I procrastinated for sooooooooo long about completing it. I have no problem designing for others– it’s when I do it for myself that I just drag my feet!

Of course none of the images could have been captured without the collaborative efforts of talented friends who really know how to make food shine.I am eternally grateful and looking back on past images I must say it’s an honor to work with you – you all know who you are :)

So go check it out. It’s online at, because, well, mattbites, get it? get it? Ok, I’ll stop. And if that’s too confusing you can always access my portfolio at, although something tells me with a name like that not too many people will be remembering it :)


In other news I am just giddy and excited about the first Food Blog class at Whole Foods Market in NYC this Sunday! To those who have signed up and registered I’m looking forward to meeting you and talking about food! And can you believe the class has sold out? I better prepare a very special song and dance complete with kazoos and knee-symbols just to show my appreciation to everyone. Ok, on second thought, let’s stick to blogging.


  1. says

    Congrats !
    I think I could say “Wow” or “So great” but it’s what I expect to see when I come here and what I always get…
    Maybe I should say “Thanks” also…

  2. says

    Congrats on both things! Your photographs are gorgeous and I wish I could be in NYC on the 15th and attend the class, but maybe some other time (I can’t really complain, I live in Paris).

  3. says

    I wish you would give a class somewhere in Europe!! If you want to come teach in Germany on a small vacation, I’m sure I could get tons of adoring bloggers together for you! Or, if France is more exciting, I’ll make the 9 hour train trip out! Wish I were in NYC…

  4. says

    SOLD OUT! WOOO HOO!!! congratulations! i hope you’ve picked out a lovely frock to wear with all those people watching. i know you’re gonna knock ’em dead.

    and congratulations again on a beautifully crafted website, and all of the fantastically gorgeous photos that fill it’s pages.

  5. says

    Love the new site! But I’m SO BUMMED the class has sold out before I got my ticket. I didn’t mean to underestimate your market reach! I hope you’ll be back again soon so I can get my ticket to the next class much earlier.

  6. says

    Your photos are always an inspiration, but assembled together on your new site they reach new heights. So captivating and inventive, gorgeous.

  7. Ellen says

    Wow, Matt, your new photography website looks absolutely gorgeous! I can’t visit it before lunch or else it makes me really hungry! Each of your photographs – whether it’s still life, portrait, lifestyle – possesses so much feeling and emotion. Pictures really are worth a thousand words. Congrats!

  8. says

    I got a ticket, nya nya nya nya nya. Really looking forward to the class, Matt, as I always look forward to your drool-inducing posts. Hope we get a chance to talk about our non-bloggy connections, too.

  9. says

    Sorry to nit-pick but at the bottom of the photo the third blueberry from the left needs more mascara. I knew you would want to know.

  10. says

    Matt, you’ve outdone yourself. The site is gorgeous!

    I just have to get one thing off of my chest: I don’t think it’s fair that you are a phenomenal photographer, writer, tastemaker, and all-around individual AND you know how to work the kazoo and make knee symbols. When we were standing in line for the Talents, I think you pushed me a few paces behind you. Cheater!

  11. says


    SO glad to see this. I can’t even tell you how many people I’ve told about your food photography. It’s simply flawless. Glad that I’ve got a site to point them to now.

    Keep up the GREAT work. Wish I could attend the class. Good luck!!


  12. says

    Gorgeous! But that really wasn’t much of a surprise. Your pictures are always incredible – fun and talented – just how do you do it? Congrats – to you, and to all those lucky students that got the golden tickets to your class.

  13. says

    OMG, I loooooooove the photography site…your pictures are so vivid, well-composed and the design of the site is clean, crisp, and brilliant. I bow down to you…can I be your protege? 😛

  14. says

    GORGEOUS site!!

    I can’t believe you’ll be on my coast and I won’t be able to get to NYC to meet ya. I hope you’ll take photos and report back so the rest of us can enjoy it vicariously through your blog. :)

  15. Veronica says

    aww i wish i could go to that class..

    humph! :(

    beautiful drooling just looking at the pics.

  16. says

    fantastic site.
    everything necessary,
    nothing extraneous.
    the design is quite reflective of your excellent photography work.

  17. says


    I adore your new site! I must admit to you that I am not able to make your class. It’s so close! yet so far away. I have a photoshoot all day Sunday at a random factory in Yonkers! Wish me luck. No air, and 85 degree weather, wohoo!

    I will miss you and hope you do another soon so we can meet and I can get all your juicy blogging secrets!


  18. says

    Hi Matt – just wanted to reintroduce myself as one of the lucky folks with a golden ticket for Sunday. Judging from your new website (and this one, of course) I think I’m going to learn a lot – beautiful!

    See ya then.

  19. says

    When are you coming to the SF Bay Area for a food blog class? I don’t write a food blog but I sure would like to hear what you have to say!

  20. says

    I’m not at all surprised the class has sold out and am counting myself as fortunate to have reserved a space in time.

    I’m looking forward to it!

  21. says

    Hi. First time commenting here. I just checked and gosh your photos are so incredible! It’s amazing how you make just a pack of eggs or a few French fries so darn artistic.
    I’ll come back often and admire your work. Thank you for sharing.

  22. says

    Inspiring and sensational! From its simplicity to the clever design aesthetic, I absolutely love your photography. It is exactly what I would like to do myself, if only I were so talented!

  23. AlliK says

    Wow – add me to the list of new commenters here, but your photos on the new site are too gorgeous for me not to write in with a quick congratulations.

  24. says

    I am such a schleprock. But I guess that’s why I don’t do this for a living.

    Good job and congrats on all the kudos!

    I didn’t realize you’re a SoCal-er too. I guess I cook for the I.E. (land of the dirt people)

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