Matt Suess

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Matt Suess is an award-winning photographer whose interest in photography began early in childhood and by the age of 12 had his own chemical photo darkroom. His professional photography career started eight years later in 1990.

For the next 17 years Matt was a photojournalist based in New England. In 2003 Matt was awarded the New England Press Association’s Photographer of the Year Award. Published worldwide, some of his credits include: The Associated Press, Boston Herald, Connecticut Post, Cape Cod Times, Cape Cod View Magazine, National Geographic Traveler Magazine, New Haven Register, Sojourns Travel Magazine and USA Today to name just a few.

Matt is a digital photography pioneer, helping bring the first digital cameras to the Connecticut Post Newspaper in the late 1990′s. In addition he assisted with the implementation and training of the photo staff in the use of digital cameras and equipment at the Cape Cod Times Newspaper in the late 1990′s and early 2000′s.

In 2003 while still a photojournalist Matt starting selling his landscape photography at juried fine art festivals. In 2006 when he moved west to Arizona, he left his career as a photojournalist behind and has since been a full-time fine art photographer and workshop teacher.

Matt is now currently based in Scottsdale, AZ in the winter and Santa Fe, NM in the summer. His fine art landscape photography is known for his use of bright colors and contrast with an impeccable detail to quality. Breathtaking panoramas as large as 12 feet in width has become his forte, and his work can be found in the homes and businesses of collectors worldwide.

You can view and purchase Matt’s work yearly at the prestigious Celebration of Fine Art in Scottsdale every January through March. Celebration is a working studio for 100 of the country’s best artists, with Matt being the only full-time color photographer exhibiting there.

Matt also takes great pride in sharing his knowledge and love of photography with his students. He offers a number of classroom and field workshops in addition to one-on-one study both in person and online. He has also become a regular contributor to onOne Software, where he provides free video tutorials for image enhancement.