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About

Matt Walla is a photographer living in Santa Barbara, California.  A native of the Pacific Northwest, he is the grandson and son of architects and a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography.

To date, he has two published books: “Casa del Herrero: The Romance of Spanish Colonial” and “Spanish Colonial Style”, both by Rizzoli New York.  He was a contributing photographer to “Classical Interiors” by Elizabeth Dowling, “The Gardener’s Garden” by Toby Musgrave and Bill Noble, and “The Art of Classical Details” by Phillip Dodd.   His work has also been featured in Architectural Digest, Luxe, The Classicist, House Beautiful, Santa Barbara Seasons, Santa Barbara Magazine, California Homes, and others.

Matt enjoys street photography and admires the photographers Harry Gruyaert, Josef Koudelka, Joel Meyerowitz, Joel Sternfeld and Garry Winogrand.  He lives with his wife, Evie, and their cat, Bobby, who is a very good boy.