Matthew Villescas

Photography – Orange County, CA

My name is Matthew Villescas and I am a cinematographer/photographer from La Verne, CA. I studied film production in college and began to focus on the camera and lighting side of the art. After graduating, I realized photography can be a great tool to keep my visual eye sharp. It quickly hit me that I won’t be on set as frequently as I was during college, so shooting stills allowed me the chance to think about light and composition not so much on a set but in the world around me. When shooting I always try to think about perspective because it not only affects the shape of the subject, it also influences the viewer. Most, if not all of these photos were taken by simply being out with my camera, and part of what I hope to do with my work is to help people appreciate our surroundings. ...more