Chad Matthew Carlson LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality full service professional photographic support for your business, giving you the time to focus more on what is important to you and your clients.
From Graphic and Web site Design to Advertising and Fine art photography, even Video production, you will find everything you need to convey your unique message.
Chad Matthew Carlson was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Even at a young age, he had an artistic eye and a need to explore it. He created his first stop-motion film at the age of 11 and continued to sculpt, paint, write, direct plays, and explore the world of film throughout his youth. Chad eventually ended up in San Diego, California to study photography and graphic design at Palomar College. While in San Diego, he also worked with professional photo lab Northcoast Photographic Services, where he was responsible for darkroom prints and custom retouching. He went on to attend Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, concentrating on both architectural and travel photography. Through his studies, he has garnered an in depth knowledge of both pre and post-production.
Currently, Chad lives and works in Brooklyn, but he travels across the globe in his pursuit of beautiful and original photographs, from hotels in Madrid and Las Vegas to restaurants in Portugal and luxurious homes in California. He has worked with clients such as Starwood Resorts, Thompson Naylor Architects and Derby Hotels, and has been featured in Sports Illustrated, GQ, City Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Whether its architecture, portraiture, products or exotic locations, Chad always brings passion, hard work and sincerity to the table. He puts his all into every project, and ensures that his clients are involved in the creative process from start to finish. If you work with Chad, you will receive an imaginative, appealing and original product that fits your artistic vision.
American Society of Media Photographers
Brooks Institute of Photography
2006 - 2008
Number of Employees
Conde Nast, GQ Taiwan, Contributing Photo Editor
Sports Illustrated, Deputy Photography Editor
Contributing Photographer, Edit Traffic Management, Networking, Photography Education