Hey ya'll

I'm Matt and I grew up in the suburbs of Image City, Rochester, NY. I graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in photographic illustration where I studied photojournalism

As a photojournalist, I am drawn to moments and stories that are full of life and the qualities that define the human condition and I strive to make work that reflects that. For me, making images is an experience that is characterized by emotion and I want my images to engage the emotions and senses of the viewer. 

My work has appeared in USA TODAY, Associated Press, Getty Images, NPR, the Washington Post, the New York Times and ProPublica. 

I am currently the college staff photographer for SUNY Geneseo in beautiful Livingston County but am still available for freelance assignments and eager to make storytelling images for you. Drop me a line or give me a call and let's make some work together. 

Contact me at: m.burkhartt@gmail.com