Ric Matkowski, a Professional Photographers of Canada accredited professional, is a dynamic figure in the world of photography. His work, both as a digital artist and photographer, showcases a diverse range of subjects, from people to products, beverages, food, cosmetics, and the urban and natural landscapes.

Understanding the impact of compelling visuals, Ric leverages his expertise to create images that resonate deeply, be it for personal memories or corporate branding.

His PPOC accreditation speaks to his dedication to staying at the forefront of industry standards, ensuring that his clients receive nothing but the best.

Ric's photographs tell stories that leave a mark, capturing the essence of moments and subjects with a unique perspective.

Beyond the lens, he excels in lighting, composition, and post-production, ensuring that every image is a masterpiece in its own right.

Whether for personal or professional purposes, Ric Matkowski has the talent and experience to bring your vision to life through his lens.


  • Commercial photography
  • Product, food, beverage & cosmetic photography
  • Portraiture / Headshots
  • Digital illustration
  • 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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