Matt Propert (b.1982) is a photographer / photo-editor based in Washington, D.C.
His editorial photographic assignments have ranged in topics from climbing and adventure, to landscapes, to life and culture in Europe, America, and the West Indies. His work has been shown in both group and solo exhibitions in the United States.
He has photo-edited and /or contributed to numerous projects for the National Geographic Society in both the Books and Digital Media divisions, covering a wide variety of subjects such as religion, mount everest, presidential photographers, photography of the American West, travel, and the national parks, to name a few.
Today, Matt works as a staff photo editor with the National Geographic Society Book Division and his work is represented by National Geographic Image Sales.
CURRENT staff photo editor, National Geographic Society, Book Division
FREELANCE, EXHIBITIONS, AND HONORS
2011 National Parks iPad App., National Geographic Digital Media, photo-editor
2011 Italy, National Geographic Society book, photographer
2011 The Caribbean , National Geographic Society book, photographer
2011 Guide to the National Parks, National Geographic Society book, photo-editor
2011 France, National Geographic Society book, photo-editor
2011 Ten Best of the National Parks, National Geographic Society book, photo-editor
2010 Miami and the Keys, National Geographic Society book, photographer
2010 Indian Nations National Geographic Society book, contributor/assistant photo-editor
2010 Volcano National Geographic Society book, contributor
2010 The President's Photographer National Geographic Society book,illustrations specialist
2010 internship and photography praxis with National Geographic Society book division
2009 feature photo essay profiling rock climber Dan Knight, Deadpoint Magazine
2009 one-year photography exhibit, Colorado offices U.S. Senator Mark Udall
2009 three-month solo exhibition, Reed Photography Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2009 feature photo essay, Defenders Magazine, From Bombs to Birds
2008 1st place, landscape and flora/fauna divisions Biodiversity Conservation Alliance photography competition and exhibition
2008 development ofphotojournalism scholarship at Front Range Community College, Boulder Colorado,to send promising students to LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph
2008 scholarship and award from North American Nature Photography Association, to attend annual Summit and give slideshow presentation of photographs from the Cloud Forest
2007 feature photo essay, Nature Photographer Magazine, Pawnee Buttes: A New Perspective
2006 feature photo essay, Friction Magazine, Chaos Canyon: The Climbing of Rocky Mountain National Park