NYC

Client Work, Ambassador

Leica X Peak Design Bag

I recently was asked to shoot a new collaboration between two brands I highly respect, Leica and Peak Design. If you know me, it's no secret that I'm a huge fan and user of Leica cameras and lenses. Peak Design has been producing bags and camera accessories for a few years now, and their products are well researched, with real input from photographers. When these two companies decided to produce a limited edition bag together, I knew it was going to be a slam dunk.

Client Work, Local, Published

Jens Rasmussen for Wool & Prince

Recently had the opportunity to work with my friends over at Wool & Prince again, this time to photograph actor/adventurer/activist, Jens Rasmussen. I met Jens on a brisk, foggy morning at the North Brooklyn Boat Club, an awesome canoe & kayak organization that he helped found. Not a bad way to spend a morning...

Ambassador, Local, Personal

Dumpling walk with ONA Bags

Last week, I joined ONA bags and a few photographer friends to stroll through Chinatown. We met up at Mimi Cheng's dumpling house and wandered through the streets, eventually making our way to Nom Wah Tea House for some tasty dim sum. 

Big thanks to the awesome crew over at ONA for having us out, and especially for the tasty food!

Local, News, Ambassador

Central Park Photo Walk with ONA & Moment

Last week, during the big PhotoPlus conference here in NYC, my good friends at ONA Bags and Moment Lens asked me to host a morning photowalk through Central Park to check out the colors. Even though the forecast looked like rain, we had a great turnout and got some great photos. Here's a few photos I shot exclusively on the iPhone 7+ using Moment lenses.

Check out more images from the day on Ona's blog post here: https://blog.onabags.com/2016/10/25/the-first-fall-colors-our-central-park-photo-walk-with-mat-rick-moment/

Local, News, Personal

Scenes from Blizzard Jonas

Feeling pretty good about the fact we made it through the second worst storm in New York City history. My snowboard outerwear came in handy as I ventured out into the storm on Saturday to grab some photos in Central Park.

Later on, we took the dogs to the dog park to get their first taste of snow, and boy did they like it. They couldn't stop bounding through it, barking their little heads off.

On Saturday night, despite NYC closing down all the roads, my wife had to go into the hospital she works at for the night shift. Since she usually takes the bus into work, she had no choice but to walk. I didn't want her to go alone, so I decided to walk with her. I grabbed my new Lecia D-Lux as I was heading out the door since it's pocketable.

Sunday morning turned out be beautiful and sunny, so I decided to check out the city in its new fresh coat from the Top of the Rock. Damn she looks fine.

Galleries

My Tiny Atlas Gallery Show Selection

I've always been a huge fan of Tiny Atlas Quarterly, a publication that is a great example of what a quarterly photo magazine can be. It consistently has collections of photos that inspire the wanderlust in anybody.

Next week, in Montauk, Tiny Atlas is holding a gallery show chosen by some incredible photographers and curators: Emily Nathan, Piera Gelardi, Ed Droste, Brenda Milis and Jen Bekman. I'm super honored to have a photo chosen for the show and online gallery. If you're in the NYC area, make sure to follow Tiny Atlas on Instagram and Facebook to see all the cool events they will be hosting and let me know if you see my photo!