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Behind The Scenes

Goop Cookbook Club

by Matt on June 30, 2014

Hey, it’s almost the 4th of July! Make sure to check out Goop’s 4th Of July Cookbook club, photographed by yours truly! You can read it here. Happy 4th! Thanks, G!

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If there’s one topic on this blog that generates the most interest and comments (all of which I am thankful for!) it’s behind the scenes of photo shoots and my day job. Quite often I can’t really instafacetweetpin a darn thing from photoshoots for my clients because, well, it’s their shoot and we all do [...]

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September Food & Wine Magazine

by Matt on September 15, 2013

  Well whattdayaknow, there’s me in this month’s Food & Wine magazine and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be included in such great company! A huge thanks to Sara and Food & Wine for the inclusion, I now have something to send to my parents to show them I am actually home every now [...]

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Working At Jordan Vineyard & Winery

by Matt on September 1, 2013

I love traditions. And I especially love traditions when they involve sunshine, expansive views, the wine country and my friends at Jordan Winery. Once again I traveled back up this past week to photograph the many exciting stories and events they’ve been working on that will be featured in their newsletter, Estate Tales. Because I’m [...]

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More Prop Goodness

by Matt on July 23, 2013

I just came across this story in the latest issue of Donna Hay Magazine. It’s their first Black & White issue and this section details the mag staff’s efforts to create their own set of black and white props (black cinefoil as surface=brilliant). It’s gorgeous! Thought it’d be fun to share, but make sure to [...]

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A Tour Of A Hollywood Prop House

by Matt on July 10, 2013

(This is an impromptu discussion of All Things Props. Feel free to check out my previous post of my own prop section. Propheads, this one’s for you). Folks, if your world doesn’t revolve around tables, plates, napkins and wall flats then this post might not be for you. But if you do share an interest [...]

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GET OUT! (a sneak peak!)

by Matt on May 23, 2013

GET OUT! No, really, I mean, get out! Not as in get out because I don’t like you but more like let’s go outside. So, last year we bought a little house. An adorable, well-loved house. And in the past 9 months we’ve turned the house into a home, complete with a brand new interior [...]

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Target Easter 2013

by Matt on March 28, 2013

Happy Spring, everyone! Here’s a quick image we did for Target last year, currently up in store. Bring on the Easter egg hunt! Thanks to the entire Target team, food stylist Adam C. Pearson and prop stylist David Frid!  

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Food Network’s One Pot Wonders

by Matt on February 18, 2013

We recently finished a wonderful project with our friends at Food Network. Titled One Pot Wonders, it’s being billed as part of a series of little cookbooks with big ideas, all focused on that tasty main dish made in a wok, a slow cooker or a dutch oven. And yes, these recipes are so hearty [...]

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Right On Target

by Matt on November 15, 2012

This past summer I photographed some delicious holiday items for Target. As in that Target. As in one of my favorite retailers. And can I tell you something? Working with them was every bit as fun and exciting as I thought it would be. Such wonderful people. The signs are up now, if you’re in [...]

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