San Fransisco Cafes: Best spots to take your date.

Feb 26

I've been to San Francisco a number of times, but one day was spent purely visiting coffee shops. I made it to ten throughout the day, and it's probably the most caffeinated I've ever been. I was in an insane haze, but at least it was enough to produce this blog of my favorite shops in SFO. Take your date to one of these for a wonderful time - and very good coffee.

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Minneapolis Cafes: Where to take your date.

Feb 26

There are quite a few interesting coffee shops in Minneapolis. We've searched them out and found the best ones for a date.

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Which Match Artist Package is Right for You?

Jul 23

The Match Artist has a few different packages tailored to fit your needs. Check them out here. We have the Executive Package, The Match Artist Special, and a headshot package.

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Branding Yourself on Instagram for More Matches

Jan 18

Alright, so you have a prospective someone what swipes into your profile on one of the many sites people are using these days. Whether it’s tinder, bumble, Okcupid, or Match. They make that split second decision to either swipe right or left…or, they want to creep a bit. To vet you. This manifests in possibly swiping through your photos, reading your bio, or.. your Instagram Account.

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Flying to Austin for a Shoot? Here Are Some Fun Things to do.

Nov 9

Austin has and unlimited potential for fun. If you're flying in for a shoot, we've put together some enjoyable experiences either before or after your shoot.

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The Perfect Match: Quality over Quanitity

Nov 9

Okay y'all. We boast our increased matches online, and this is certainly true, but what if you're the type looking to settle down with that unique special someone that shares your values and interests. I feel this is what most want eventually, but The Match Artist serves a variety of needs. Let's talk about two general ways we shoot to help you find the matches you're looking for.

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Why We Shoot in Apartments.

Oct 26

You have your shoot scheduled, and it's the address of an apartment complex. Confusing? Maybe. Who are these 'low budget' dudes who choose to shoot in an apt vs. a studio or a fancy hotel? We've considered this greatly, and have narrowed down a few reasons why it's important to the vision of The Match Artist.

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Meet The Match Artist Founders: Shane + Nicholas

Oct 27

We've been at this for about a year now, and we're successfully gaining traction while helping dudes go out with the women of their dreams. Here's a little more about us as a team, as well as some behind the scenes interactions. Meet the founders of The Match Artist.

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Where to Spend Your First Date in Dallas

Oct 25

Where to go on a first date in Dallas.

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Getting in the Groove for a Headshot: Michael

Sep 4

Here's Michael. Finding the confidence to really nail *that* headshot is incredibly difficult. Facial expressions are nearly universal, and they are *natural*, but getting you to exhibit these expressions on command takes patients, and maybe a good playlist.

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The Match Artist Austin Tour: August 2018

Sep 3

We had a blast shooting in Austin in August, and we certainly had some unique clients. This time, we booked a nice hotel near downtown and used our headshot setup right in the room. Here are a few of our favorites from our various clients this tour.

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Austin, Texas: Best Coffee Shops to Impress a Date

Aug 22

The location of your date is important. If she wants go grab coffee, you're sure to impress her with these spots. Our photographer has scoped each of these out multiple times, and they are sure not to fail.

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Effectively Showing the most Value on Tinder: An Experiment

Aug 29

You're now tasked with making that decision of what best displays you in six to nine photos. If a woman likes a few of those, she may read your bio. If she likes that, she may browse your connected instagram. How do you show the most value on only your profile?

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Jawline: A Study of it's Potential in Photographs.

Aug 22

Your jawline is the second most important feature of a portrait outside of your eyes. Thomas, a recent client, was very good at manipulating his jaw after his coaching, so this blog is to educate others about how to bring out their jawline.

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Date Idea: Making Her the Perfect Cup of Pour over Coffee

Aug 1

Coffee is an art - with far more intracasy than cooking, wine making, or cocktail mixing. For only $75, you can buy the equipment to make an incredible cup of coffee. This is a great date idea, and has worked well for me in the past. Here are your instructions to get started.

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Ketosis Guide: How I dropped over 50 pounds in a few months.

Jul 31

I lost quite a bit of weight on the Ketosis lifestyle, and here's my guide to prep for your photoshoot.

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The Match Artist - Austin Tour

Jun 6

We shot with a bunch of dudes in Austin recently, but here are a few of our favorites in which we see their true personalities. Enjoy the shots!

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