Hey there! I'm Ric Matkowski, the mischievous mind and shutter-happy soul behind ImagesbyRic. As a professionally accredited photographer, and a featured digital artist, I'm here to let you in on a little secret that could skyrocket your business.

Now, let's talk about the transformative power of photography. You see, I firmly believe that a picture is worth a thousand sales pitches (or maybe a million, if we're feeling ambitious). In this digital age, where attention spans are shorter than an espresso shot, a captivating image can make all the difference.

Investing in top-notch visuals isn't just a luxury; it's a smart business move. It's about connecting with your audience on an emotional level, tugging at their heartstrings, and whispering, "Hey, you need this in your life." And guess what? When they click that "Buy Now" button, your bottom line starts doing the happy dance.

Shoppers are a dime a dozen, but buyers are where the real gold mine lies. And how do you transform those casual browsers into loyal customers? Well, let me spill the beans: professional photography. It's the secret sauce that sprinkles trust, authenticity, and pizzazz all over your brand.

So, my friend, if you're ready to level up your game, let's team up! Allow me, Ric Matkowski, to capture the essence of your product or service in all its glorious pixels. Together, we'll create a visual feast that will leave your competition begging for mercy.

Take the plunge and let's create something amazing. Contact me today and let the magic begin!


  • Commercial photography
  • Product, food, beverage & cosmetic photography
  • Headshots
  • Business environmental


  • 10 years experience
  • Accredited photographer with the Professional Photographs of Canada
  • Featured digital artist


Based in the beautiful city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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"I can’t thank you enough for taking such beautiful photos here at The Willows. They turned out better than I could have imagined. You have such an innate talent, and it was a pleasure to watch your creative mind at work. I have downloaded the images successfully and am planning which to post first… you’ve given me a tough decision, they are all so great."    ...Shaelyn, Marketing and Design Developer

"Ric, has done projects for us in our clubhouse, locker rooms and offices. His work has been timely, professional and his quality of work has been appreciated as the images we display are of our facility and represent our brand."  ...Dax B., Manager Cottonwood Golf & Country Club

"Ric did my logo for my podcast cover, I couldn’t be more ecstatic about the result. He was quick and understood my vision. Highly recommend, will definitely order again!"  ...Rico B., Podcaster

"Ric is very professional and takes the time to know what you want and how achieve it."  ...Edie M.

"I have worked with Ric several times. Ric is dedicated to his craft and customers in every way. He thinks out side of the box and is such a pleasure to work with. He puts you at ease, listens to what you want and then makes it happen! When it comes to Photography, everyone needs a Ric!"  ...Deb B.

"Ric was amazing!!!! Would definitely recommend his headshot service to anyone who is interested."  ...Vanessa S.

"Ric has done several projects for us including family photos in an outdoor setting, restoration of historical and damaged pictures, special canvas large prints, and he has created group composite images requiring extensive editing. I always enjoy working with Ric because he understands exactly what we are trying to achieve on each project and he always brings his creative ideas to enhance the outcome. He has an easy-going attitude and makes the process fun. I highly recommend Ric and his creativity for your photography needs."  ...Louie M.

"I have had Ric spend time with my family and I prior to COVID and at the very beginning, for it was so very important to have memories in place of my family when we could be together. Ric was able to capture the sparking eyes of my grandchildren and the smiles and giggles of my adult kids with their spouses. I have nothing but gratitude for Ric's talents and abilities to help me keep memories of all that is important to me -My Family!"  ...Jaryll D.

"Interacting with Ric was a pleasure from beginning to end.  He advised me as to what clothes to wear for the shoot and directed me during the shoot to efficiently take some fantastic headshots.  He has a great eye and is a consummate professional.  I recommend him wholeheartedly."  ...Tim L.

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