Welcome to the third of six posts focused on topics found in my newest book, The Visual Palette. Each of these posts will include a free sample download from my book for you to download and enjoy. You can also check out Part  2 in case you missed it.

You can learn more about my first published book by clicking on the button at the bottom of this post!

The word “Distortion” is usually synonymous with being an aberration—something you correct for and go to great lengths to avoid. And sure, depending on the nature of your photography, that very well may be the case. However, as you explore your own creative vision, it’s worth discussing the importance of not only accepting distortion, but embracing it! Doing so can yield fantastic results!

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Brian Matiash is a Portland-based published photographer and author. He is a member of Sony’s Artisans of Imagery as well as the owner of Matiash, Inc. and the Matiash Shop.

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About Brian Matiash

My name is Brian Matiash. I am a professional photographer, published author, and educator based in Lincoln, NE. I specialize in fusing landscape & travel photography with experiential storytelling and practical instructing to help others grow creatively. I’ve spent the better part of a decade educating, empowering and inspiring photographers all around the world with my tutorials, videos, and stories. Furthermore, I use my years providing social and content strategy for some of the world’s largest companies to develop and execute on a variety of marketing campaigns successfully and authentically. I am proud to closely partner with some of the world’s best photography and technology companies, all of whom play vital roles in my creative workflow. I am a Zeiss Lens Ambassador, a Wine Country Camera Aficionado, and a member of G-Technology’s G-Team. I also contribute regularly to a variety of photography publications, both online and in print.


Business, Inspiration, Opinion, Photography, Shooting, Technique & Tutorials


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