Matt combines his background in graphic design, his love for photography, and his passion for sports to create unique and artistic athlete portraits and composites. Recently named The Paducah Sun's Readers' Choice for Best Photographer in his area, he has established a solid local business, and is branching out to other areas. He has photographed professional athletes as well as members of Team USA.
Matt has had multiple pieces selected for Editor's Choice of the Week for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals website, as well as receiving the Most Creative Award at the Westcott Shootout at Photoshop World Las Vegas 2012. He received The People's Choice Award at the 2012 Google Plus Photographer's Conference. Prior to his career as a photographer, he was honored with several graphic design awards, which include two straight COSIDA awards for the nation's best swimming and diving media guide covers, as well as back-to-back awards for football post-season media guide covers. He has also been published in the Graphic Design USA In-House Design Awards Annual.