Matthew Taplinger is a photographer, photo editor and musician based out of Atlanta, GA. His work has appeared in numerous publications over the past
18 years, including: The New York Post, Billboard, People, US Weekly, Variety, Time Out Chicago, The Chicago Tribune, Pitchfork, Chicago Reader, SPIN, URB, XLR8R, XXL, CMJ, The Detroit Free Press, Photo District News + more.
L'OREAL, adidas, NIKE, C3 Presents (as part of the official photo teams for Lollapalooza and ACL Fest), SXSW, Le Poisson Rouge (as the former house photographer for one of NYC's most eclectic live music venues), Microsoft,
AOL, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, The University of Chicago, Bransch, Loyola Museum of Art, Courtyard by Marriott, FCB Worldwide, Niche Media + others. He currently works as a full-time Content/Media Coordinator at CNN.