About the Artist
Tim Mathiesen has spent the last four decades in the photographic industry. His experience ranges from operating his own photography studio, to managing a major color lab in Los Angeles, to marketing management positions at leading photographic companies on both coasts. He is the owner of TR Consulting, specializing in studios transitioning to digital.
Tim is a recognized expert in panoramic and commercial photography. He has appeared on speaking platforms in the United States and many foreign countries. He is highly sought after to consult and discuss digital transition for professional photographers and corporations implementing a digital workflow into their operations.
His work has appeared in several publications including Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, Aviation Week and Space Technology, National Geographic and others. Tim was involved in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic games as manager of the world press center as well as being a credentialed Olympic photographer. He covered the NFL and MLB for Sports Illustrated for several years. For the last 30 years, Tim has been a member of the photographic team for the Long Beach Grand Prix, the premier road auto race in the United States.
Tim is a past president of the American Society of Photographers (ASP). He also served as president of the California and Orange County (CA) chapters of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). He is currently the President of the School Photographers Association of California. His many honors include the ASP Fellowship, ASP Gold Medallion Award, PPA Master of Photography, PPA National Award, the Kodak Gallery and Gallery Elite Award, Fuji Masterpiece Award, and many print competition awards from local to international associations. Timís works are also displayed in the International Photography Hall of Fame, in Oklahoma City, OK and at EPCOT at Disney World.
He graduated with a bachelor's degree with honors from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California, in 1970 and was awarded an honorary Masters of Science degree from Brooks Institute in 1994.