The Gallery Owner and the Speedlights

© Matthew Jonas 2011/Evergreen Newspapers 2011

I shoot a lot of environmental portraits and have written about it before. Generally I choose to light a portrait and not include the gear that I use to do it with in the actual picture. I’m not sure where I got the idea or what I was looking at that gave me the inspiration but this time I decided to leave it in. I’m still not sure if I like it or not but think I am going to run it this week as the main photo in a supplemental publication we have called Upslope.

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Random Pictures Made While on Assignments

© Matthew Jonas 2010

Sometimes when I am waiting for something to happen on an assignment I start making scenic, artsy pictures. The vast majority of them will never see the light outside of my personal archive. These pictures were all made in the last week or so. I could probably set up my own stock agency with the amount of these I have shot over the last 5 years.

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