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Posts tagged “On Assignment

Empowering Portrait in Colorado

I was hired to photograph Julinda for a health care publication at her home in the Front Range here in Colorado. I always enjoy meeting and photographing real people (a much more authentic and engaging experience and portrait than a model portraying some character) and Julinda was a pleasure to meet and work with.

Black and White Patient Portrait

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Moody, Powerful Athlete Portraits

Troy Isley just won a bronze medal at the AIBA world championships in Hamburg. I was commissioned to photograph him before he left Colorado. He is a great human;  someone to watch and root for all the way (think Tokyo 2020).  Congratulations Troy!

Powerful Boxer Portrait of Troy IsleyPortrait of boxer Troy Isley after his workout


Portraits of an Olympic Silver Medalist

Portrait of Olympic MarathonerOlympic Marathoner TrainingOlympic athlete training in ArizonaCandid Portrait of Olympic RunnerMoody Portrait of Olympic RunnerI had a fantastic assignment recently to spend the day with Ethiopian marathoner  and Olympic silver medalist, Feyisa Lilesa.  He now lives in Arizona, not returning to his homeland after finishing second in Rio and displaying a protest gesture as he crossed the finish line, for fear of what might happen to him upon his return.


New environmental portrait in Boulder, CO

Here is a new environmental portrait I created while on assignment recently in Boulder, CO.

Boulder Portrait by Staver


On Assignment for Washington Post Magazine

My first assignment for The Washington Post Magazine went well.  I photographed Senator Bennet and his family as he was in Colorado for the long holiday.  We did some reportage and one family portrait.  Here is the result:  (there are some reportage photographs in the magazine as well, I just don’t have a paper copy yet of my own to photograph and share)

WaPo_mag_staver1


Fall is here in Colorado: new OTR

A few photographs for my ongoing project captured yesterday as I drove home from an assignment in Estes Park, Colorado.  Fall is here, folks!

©2015 Matthew Staver All Rights Reserved. Do not Publish, distribute, download or post. 303-916-6155 http://www.matthewstaver.com Photographs of the landscape as I drive home from an assignment in Estes Park, CO on 10/4/2015

©2015 Matthew Staver

©2015 Matthew Staver All Rights Reserved. Do not Publish, distribute, download or post. 303-916-6155 http://www.matthewstaver.com Photographs of the landscape as I drive home from an assignment in Estes Park, CO on 10/4/2015

©2015 Matthew Staver

©2015 Matthew Staver All Rights Reserved. Do not Publish, distribute, download or post. 303-916-6155 http://www.matthewstaver.com Photographs of the landscape as I drive home from an assignment in Estes Park, CO on 10/4/2015

©2015 Matthew Staver

©2015 Matthew Staver All Rights Reserved. Do not Publish, distribute, download or post. 303-916-6155 http://www.matthewstaver.com Photographs of the landscape as I drive home from an assignment in Estes Park, CO on 10/4/2015

©2015 Matthew Staver