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Visit Chris Mathan Photo Galleries > Florida Championship for the photos I took recently at Chinquapin Farm in Florida.

Congratulations to our client Bruce Hawkins of Hawk Shaw Kennels in Morrilton, Arkansas and his partner, Mike Stephens on their dog, LJ Confidential’s continued success. This year alone, “Doc” placed in the Hawthorne Open All-Age in North Dakota, won the prestigious Southern Championship, Fitch Farms-Galena Plantation Open All-Age and most recently, the Mississippi Open All-Age […]

TSC designed this ad for friend Frank LaNasa, breeder, trainer and handler of some very fine pointers and setters too! The ad appeared in the 2012 American Field Christmas Edition.

The spring issue of the beautiful Ruffed Grouse Society magazine is featuring a photo essay of images from my Grouse Woods collection. The story is called Savoring a Late Season Hunt. Thanks to RGS magazine’s editor, Anna Stubna who has done such a fantastic job with it! Look for the Spring 2012 issue in your […]

While in Tennessee last month, I had the opportunity of visiting my good friends and clients, Jerry Kolter and Betsy Danielson of Northwoods Bird Dogs. Jerry and Betsy spend part of the winter training dogs far from the frozen midwest in Atwood, about an hour and a half east of Grand Junction. I was at […]

Judges, Gallery, 113th running of the National Field Trial Championship A recent business trip to Tennessee allowed for a few days visit to Grand Junction, TN, home of the Ames Plantation where the National Field Trial Championship is held. I had not been there since the 2007 running. The weather was obliging during my stay […]

2012 bring several new website projects to the studio. More and more of our clients are requesting CMS websites so they can manage their sites and take advantage of the many features that make WordPress and other content management systems so attractive. Among the projects we’ve started are new websites for Northwoods Bird Dogs, Strideaway […]

The month of January of the Quail Forever 2012 Calendar features a photo I took in 2008 at Erin Kennels in Illinois. The setter, Dee, pointed a huge covey of quail that exploded as Sean Derrig approached to flush. Though she can barely be seen in the tall grass, there’s just enough of her showing […]

Birds are flighty at this, the end of grouse season in Maine. Kit’s bird did not try to outrun her but shot up like a canon out of a rocket and was gone so fast I barely caught a glimpse of it. We had three solid months of grouse hunting this past fall…among the best […]

…and here’s hoping for the very best for our friends and clients in 2012!

Grouse Fans available in “The Grouse Woods” We’ve updated our Online Store at Chris Mathan Photo with 2 New Galleries in Autumn 2011-New Photos (“The Grouse Woods” and “Autumn 2011”) and Bird Dogs (“Puppies!!!”) A great selection of many new photographs! Prints are the highest professional quality from Millers Labs and are available in a […]

This is the 3rd year TSC and Dazzle Gardens have collaborated to create this attractive and ever popular desk calendar featuring 12 months of flower photos. Photo from the “Why We Love Flowers” series can be seen at Gallery: Why We Love Flowers!!! Chris Mathan Photo

I participated in a Nikonians workshop with photographer Steve Simon on December 3 in Woburn, MA. Steve is a fabulous photographer and an inspiring teacher. Highly recommended for any Nikon enthusiast! I’ll definitely be attending another one when the opportunity arises. See the Gallery called “Kit” at Chris Mathan Photo for the latest photos…

For new photos from this fall’s grouse hunting season, visit: Gallery: The Grouse Woods at Chris Mathan Photos Grouse Fans and Winterberry

Earlier this month, I traveled to Sandstone, Minnesota for a photo shoot with Jerry Kolter and his wife, Betsy Danielson for Northwoods Bird Dogs. TSC developed the first NWBD website in 2005. We are proud that Jerry and Betsy have asked TSC to develop a new Content Management System website for their successful business. Northwoods […]

Early in September, I traveled to Broomhill, Manitoba again to judge the derby stakes that accompany the Manitoba Championship and the Pelican Open All-Age Classic and to photograph the trials as I have for several years. Also Joe McCarl from Hard Driving Kennels was there this summer, training dogs with Colvin and Mazie Davis. That […]

I met professional trainer/handler Joe McCarl of Hard Driving Kennels this week in Milan, New Hampshire. It’s been a busy summer with lots of work in the studio and 5 bird dogs at home! Well, sadly it was time again to send them down the road. Joe spent the week training with Tony Bly and […]

My recent photo shoot at Davis Quail Hunts was scheduled so I could also photograph the puppies that resulted from Mazie Davis and my breeding of Hard Driving Rita to Champion White Powder Pete. Given to me by my friend, Joe McCarl (Hard Drivng Kennels), Rita is out of is his great 7 time grouse […]

Woodcock taking flight..shot earlier this month It’s spring in Maine and the woodcock are now nesting. We hope the weather will be kind to them and they produce a bumper crop of little ‘uns for this fall! I had an earlier spring in Alabama, while on photo shoots in Union Springs and also at Davis […]

Congratulations to Marc Forman for handling both the 2011 Winner and Runner-Up at the Armstrong-Umbel Endurance Classic. The winner was English setter, Lake Country Rayden owned by Jerry and Sheri Maier. The R-U, also an English setter, was Upper Cove Desert Devil owned by Bob Grassi. This was the third renewal of the two-hour Classic […]