Matt Taylor
Matthew Taylor is a freelance photographer from Chattanooga, Tennessee who is pursuing a double major in film production and graphic design with an emphasis on print design. His hobby is talking photography, taking photos and taking lots of them.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Creating a Secret Island Using Vue xStreamThumb 3d cg vue island tutorial modeling rendering
    In today's tutorial, Matt Taylor shows us how to use Photoshop to create a heightmap for use in Vue xStream. As well as taking a look at the new Vue 8 xStream terrain editor, Matt also covers how to set up materials and create a diverse ecosystem with altitude controls.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    DIY: Creating Your Own Ring Lighting SetupPreview
    Do-It-Yourself projects are now the new thing to do in your spare time. In this DIY, you will learn how to create a fully functional thirty inch ring light that only costs a fraction of the price of buying one new. So get up off the couch and add a another light to your studio arsenal!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How To Achieve the Perfect Portrait PosePreview
    Knowing how to pose models is a key skill to have in making good portraits. In this article we will be talking about a few tips on how to pose your model to create stunning photos. From the hands and feet, right through to the head and eyes - we've got you covered!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Nifty Fifty: The Benefits of a Fixed 50mm LensPreview
    Can't figure out why your photos are not tack sharp? Overheard people talking about prime lenses but don't know what the big deal is all about? This article will help you learn all about prime lenses and how they compare to zoom lenses. Also, you'll discover a few great techniques for achieving a wonderfully sharp, crisp finish to your photos.Read More…