photography (and other observations) by John Matthews


Downtown Utica Peregrine Falcons

There are two Peregrine Falcons that are nesting in downtown Utica, NY.


Found some files from a trip we took to Ireland in 2009 that i never edited. Here are some random edits.

Nano Utica

The dawn of a new era in Utica, NY

Fay St. Warehouse Implosion

To me, the Fay St. warehouse implosion is statement of progress for the greater Utica, NY, area. For too many years, the “old school” thinking and deal making by city politicians has been an anchor preventing our region from moving forward. The implosi…


A collection of sunsets


Winnie is an Australian Terrier that we dogsit often.

Coffee Joulies

In November 2011 I helped Coffee Joulies out with some last minute product shots as they readied their product for global launch.

Single Girl Cookies Visits the Utica Fire Department

I accompanied Renee Heitmann, founder of Single Girl Cookies, to the Utica Fire Department for a photo op. Renee started Single Girl Cookies as a kindness project spreading positivity throughout her community. Her portraits on the fire truck were a nice…


Visited LA in late September 2013

Flags In at Arlington

Visited Arlington National Cemetery during "Flags In."