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Julia Mattis

I am here for the experiences- all of them-living and learning with my camera by my side. I photograph everything, for my camera helps me see from different perspectives.

The thing about photography that keeps me thrilled is the powerful ability of a photograph to transform moments of life into ideas, to express feelings and emotions for others to relate to, and the ability to inspire people to look at the world in a different light.

My goal is to share this with you, and create authentic images that make you feel something.

Mysterious Morocco

Julia Mattis is a student at the The Ohio State University and an ISA Featured Photo Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA in Barcelona, Spain. Over a year ago I was faced with the question, “If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?” Without hesitating I answered, […]

The Power of People

Julia Mattis is a student at the The Ohio State University and an ISA Featured Photo Blogger. She is currently studying abroad with ISA in Barcelona, Spain. The Sunday we returned to Barcelona manifested to be cold and dreary, and I could feel the vibes creeping their way […]

A Weekend Guide to Sintra, Portugal

Julia Mattis is a student at the The Ohio State University and an ISA Featured Photo Blogger. She is currently studying abroad with ISA in Barcelona, Spain. Pena Palace Positioned atop a mountain overlooking the city and surrounded by fantasy land gardens stands Pena Palace, a castle fit […]