WebFace1923-1WEBSTER MATTING WRIGHT, JR.—The Photo Warrior

Revealing the Soul as a Visual Image

Specialties Include National Award Winning Portraits, Weddings of ALL Sizes, Model Portfolios, Kids, Pets, Sports, Gatherings, Advertisements, Journalism, Real Estate, Collections, etc.

Titles: MASTER Photographer, PPA, PPA Certified Professional Photographer

Classic Education: Graduate United States Naval Academy ’64

Photographic Education:

  • Northwestern University
  • Indiana University
  • Southwestern University
  • Seminars with the Finest

Special Honors:

  • Maryland Wedding Photographer of the Year 2002, 2003, 2010, Runner Up 2001, 2004-8
  • Selected Photographer NBC TODAY Show Wedding 2005

Personal Portraitist to: Former Secretary of the Navy and Commandant of the Marine Corps

  • Photographer, ’88 and ’96 Olympics
  • Professional Photographic American Society of Photographers (Honor)
  • Organizations: Professional Photographers of America (Master)
  • Maryland Professional Photographers (Fellow)

Personal Background:0001_MasterDegree

  • Four decades of photographing people in thirty three countries
  • Teacher, Instructor, Lecturer and Coach at the US Naval Academy
  • World and National Champion in international rifle shooting
  • Retired Naval Officer
  • Helicopter Gunship Pilot, Vietnam also ground and riverine combat
  • Forty one Combat Awards including two Distinguished Flying Crosses, Vietnamese Air Gallantry Cross, 27 Air Medals plus the Purple Heart

The Photographic EDUCATION is Helpful When Photographing Some Weddings

The BACKGROUND (Combat?) is Better Preparation for Others