Artist Statement
Matthew Tennison is originally a Los Angeles-based photographer, specializing in location and portrait photography for corporate, advertising and design clients.
He started his career in photojournalism, working for both newspapers and lifestyle publications in the Los Angeles area and also has an extensive career as an award-winning wedding photographer spanning over two decades.
Matthew is known as an environmental portraitist, seeking out the authentic capture of images that not only tell a story, but convey a feeling. His clients credit him for his ability to leverage the quality of light in any given situation and his flexibility on location, meeting and adapting to challenges that location work brings.
Matthew received his degree from Brookes Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California and now resides in Lititz, Pennsylvania with his wife and two sons.