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Matthew Zory
Wyoming, Ohio

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I'm a relative newcomer to photography having bought my first SLR in 2010. The death of my brother in the Spring of '10 focused a need for addition personal expression and exploration.  

I'm drawn to photography for the same reasons I am drawn to music. For me, the act of taking a photo is a meditative experience. Looking through the lens quiets the white noise of daily life. When I am framing a shot -- whether I'm working on a still life on my kitchen table or sunlight filtering in a window,  my little corner of the world suddenly makes more sense. With the camera I have a chance to capture in light and shadow and shape that ineffable experience. Edward Weston once said, "You can't explain a Bach fugue. If you could, you would explain away its very meaning, it's reason for existence." I couldn't agree more.




born: 1955, Brooklyn, New York


Manhattan School of Music
Eastman School of Music

selected solo or two-person exhibits

Internet Cafe at Findley Market, Cincinnati, OH, March 2012

selected group shows

The Carnegie Regional Photography Exhibition, The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington KY, Autumn 2012



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