Brian Matiash is a commercial architecture photographer, writer, and lover of all things social media. When he is not out photographing the ever-shifting trends of exterior and interior design, he is exploring the city to capture the forgotten corners that so often get overlooked. Brian has spent the past several years learning and mastering the use of High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging. He is the author of monthly columns on ProPhotoResource and Lensflare35, where he shares tips, tricks, and techniques to gain the most out of HDR photography. He is also an editor at HDR Spotting, a gallery/resource dedicated to showcasing HDR images. Brian’s HDR images have been published in The Boston Globe, The Improper Bostonian, and several online photography and travel blogs, and displayed in various art galleries in Boston and New York City. He is the winner of the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk Contests for the cities of Boston, MA (2008) and Brooklyn, NY (2009), and was featured as the Boston Globe’s ‘Photographer of the Week.’ Brian is the co-founder and principal photographer of HDR Look, offering unprecedented quality in architecture and interior design photos for the hotel, travel, dining and hospitality industries. Brian was was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY but currently lives in Framingham, MA with his wife, Lisa, and two dogs, Zilla and Chaca. To find out more about Brian, visit his personal website: brianmatiash.com.
Brian Matiash is part of the “I USE APC” series of full page print ads currently running in Photoshop User, Digital Photo Pro and Layers magazines. See the ad, read Brian’s bio, discover his inspirations and see more of his amazing HDR images at the Brian Matiash “I USE APC” web page.
Doug Sahlin is an author and photographer living in Venice, Florida. He started his exploration into the world of shadow and light with a box camera capturing images of friends, family, and nature. As a young man, he purchased a 35mm camera and honed his craft, creating award-winning photographs of landscapes and seascapes in Florida. In the past 5 years, he has written 15 books on web design, graphic, and image editing applications, co-authored 2 books on Photoshop, and written 4 books about digital photography. Many of his books have been best sellers at Amazon.com. While working on his books, Doug has produced commercial photographs of automobile races, fashion models, actors, authors, products, landscapes, architecture and food for his clients. His work has taken him from coast to coast, North to South, and has been seen in print and on the web. Doug’s latest books have been about digital photography. In the past year he’s written Digital Photography Workbook for Dummies, Digital Portrait Photography for Dummies and Canon EOS 7D for Dummies. To find out more about Doug, visit his personal website: www.dougplusrox.com.
Chris Stampar is an 18 year old photographer currently attending the University of Miami. He has an extraordinary passion for photography, travel, and social media, and loves to share and learn with fellow photographers. To read Chris’ personal blog about photography, pop culture and ideas, visit www.cstampar.com.
Jeff Tamagini is an urban lifestyle photographer with a knack for capturing those “little” moments that make city life so great. From events like International Pillow Fight Day to sporting events, there is a chance you will see him behind the lens. Jeff produces both commercial work and fine art and takes pride on seeing the faces of people as they unbox the works of art that he has created for them. In addition to his photography Jeff is also an architectural designer and a digital artist with a keen eye for branding design. He is a member of numerous online communities including flickr and NAPP. He was the lead organizer for Help Portrait Boston, an organization created by celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart with the simple idea of giving back to those in need with the power of pictures. Jeff has been published in The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, The Cape Cod Times and New Bedford Standard Times, as well as numerous other magazines and news outlets. Jeff lives in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston and grew up on Cape Cod where he worked for the Wareham Gatemen Baseball team as staff photographer. He runs Tamagini Design Blog where he posts daily photos, tips, tricks and advice on all things photography and design.