December 11th, 2015

Buccaneers Nike Color Rush Uniform Photo Shoot

This season Nike and the NFL partnered to release new Color Rush uniforms for teams playing late-season Thursday Night Football games. I had the chance to photograph the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers Color Rush jerseys during an on-location studio advertising shoot with Jameis Winston and Mike Evans prior to the Buccaneers Thursday night matchup with the St. Louis Rams. The new jerseys are a photographer’s dream. They’re crafted in a radiant shade of Bucs red […]

February 19th, 2015

Lights on Tampa 2015

One of the best art events of the year is the annual Lights on Tampa celebration in Downtown Tampa. In preparation for this year’s event I was luckily enough to be selected by the wonderful people at the City of Tampa Art Programs to photograph performance artist Nick Cave and his colorful and energetic sound suits to help publicize the event. The sound suits are unlike anything I’ve ever seen. I can only imagine the […]

February 17th, 2015

University Donor Portraits for USF

This week the University of South Florida in Tampa received a $10 million gift from retired St. Petersburg businesswoman Lynn Pippenger. The school renamed the accountancy school at USF’s Muma College of Business the “Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy.” A couple weeks prior to the announcement I had the opportunity to make an official portrait of Ms. Pippenger (above) for the university. The portrait was distributed to local media, used on brochures about the school […]

September 5th, 2014

NFL Photography: New Look Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers open the 2014 NFL season with a new logo, new jerseys, new coach, new GM and more than a handful of new players on the field. All those new elements made for a dizzying offseason of photo shoots. Working as the team photographer I had the chance to photograph the coaches, players and new jerseys on the field and in the studio. The uniforms pop, the coaches are the ultimate professionals […]

August 1st, 2014

Derrick Brooks Set the Bar High – For All of Us

As I prepare to head to Canton, Ohio this weekend to celebrate the induction of Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks into the Pro Football Hall of Fame I’ve been thinking a lot about the 80 Sundays that I spent photographing #55 on the football field. But as I looked back over the photos from Derrick’s years as a Buccaneer, one set of images reminded me why Derrick will always be my favorite NFL player […]

February 15th, 2014

Admiral Soccer Catalog Features Cover Photo by Florida Sports Photographer Matt May

The 2014 Admiral Pre-Season Soccer Catalog features a cover photo by Florida sports and advertising photographer Matt May. The photograph captures Tampa Bay Rowdies players Takuya Yamada, Frankie Sanfilippo and Luke Mulholland holding the NASL Championship Trophy. The photograph was created in the Tampa photo studio of Matt May Photography following the Rowdies’ 2012 NASL Championship season.