George Mattei :: In His Own Words

Photo illustrating Time Standing Still

One of George Mattei’s favorite ways to shoot is interpreting conceptual ideas.  He finds it the most fun and the most stimulating part of his photography.  In his own words, George describes some of his favorite images.

Photo illustrating organ donation using a recycle symbol

GM:  The Organ Donation concept was influenced by a friend from my fishing club who donated a kidney to another fellow fisherman.

Photo illustrating time.

GM:  The Frozen Time was a suggestion by my stock agency editor.  The concept of time is fascinating to me and so the 2nd Time photo was created.

Paranoid Schizophrenia

GM: My wife is a mental health professional.  I am exposed to the topic on a regular basis, and so paranoid schizophrenia was created.  It is inspired by the work of photographer Gerald Bybee.

Photo illustrating the influence of the United States in the world


GM: The last photo illustrates the influence of the United States in the world.

To see more of George Mattei’s work go to his website and Altpick page.

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