“Matthew’s artistry lies in his ability to improve upon the perfection that exists quietly around us, waiting to be discovered. He captures the divine beauty that we too often take for granted. Luckily for us, he shares this talent, so that we can not only appreciate the objects, but so that we can see them in a new and splendid perspective. He is able to create a mood in the soul of the viewer, which reflects the depth of his talent. Lots of people take photos, but not all photos can take in the viewer. Matthew’s mastery of texture ensures that each photo can transport us into the microcosm that is that particular moment in time. The shades of black and white are every bit as vibrant as the fuchsia and gold. There is movement, but it is laced with a deliciously serene stillness. This is fine art. The only problem arises when attempting to choose which to display in my massage studio!”
“The artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of.” -Leonardo da Vincii Right now in every second there is a moment that will never happen in the same way again. Matthew will capture a moment like any photographer but his photographs create a feeling that these are happening all at once in the past present and future. A flower is not just a flower it is growing or fading. A landscape is not just a place it is an afternoon somewhere in the past… or maybe the future. Transforming fragile and delicate seconds of light into robust living moments, his photographs become an experience. Some are so bold and full of life that the subject disappears in the organic collage of the frame. Matthew is an artist.
Each photo taken by Faded Smiles Photography not only captures incredible moments in time, but creatively gives you a new perspective on the subject. Matthew can take the most common of items and lead your eye where it would never go, always leading to the most insane beauty.