Matthew Tangeman | Adventure Photo & Videography Matthew Tangeman | Adventure Photo & Videography


Ramblin' and scramblin'. Ilana Newman photo.

I was barely 10 years when old when my parents somehow entrusted with the family camera on my first backpacking trip away from my parents. The SD card came back filled to the brim because I wanted everyone else to experience the journey the way I did.

I was just a wide-eyed preteen with so much still to learn about the mountains, photography, and life (my age is the only thing that's changed), but I had a story to tell and I did it the best way I knew how. I'm always looking through the lens for new ways to bring that experience back home, and thrive off the freedom of expression that climbing, backcountry skiing, and storytelling all give me.

I graduated with degrees in Visual Journalism and Computer Science, spent a good while living in my small Honda, Bridget, spent not-as-long living in a tent in rural Argentina, and it's been a roller coaster ever since. I'm currently based in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, where I take pride in being part of a town whose elevation trumps it's population by almost tenfold.

I believe in the power of community and supporting people on a local level, and am especially passionate about working with other businesses and people who believe the same. I'm open to any sort of commercial, editorial and artistic collaboration in the Four Corners and beyond, and would love to work with you to energize your brand and bring your creative vision to life. 

Let's make it happen.

"Matthew was part of a 9-person creative team hired for a startup non-profit, 30-day fundraising campaign - with daily content creation, across 7 marketing channels. I was impressed with his enthusiasm and commitment to the project. Responsible for creating 2 videos weekly of multiple sources, his consistency, skill, and unbelievable turn-times contributed to the success of the Sacred Cycle Virtual Heal Campaign. I’d gladly work alongside Matthew again - a great talent and communicator. "
- Clare Hefferren | Executive Director, Sacred Cycle

A self portrait in the eastern Sierra.