Jacksonville, Fla. Independent Musician and Songwriter Matt Collins Featured On JourneyPhotography.com

Matt Collins, independent singer and songwriter based out of Jacksonville, Fla., is currently being featured as the “featured artist” on Jacksonville photography firm website

Jacksonville, Fla. – October 21, 2008 – Matt Collins, independent recording artist based in Jacksonville, Fla., has recently been selected as the featured local artist on http://www.journeyphotography.com, a prominent Jacksonville photography company website.

Featured on the site is a short biography about Matt along with streaming audio of 3 of his songs from the album “Short and Sweet,” and photos from a recent photo shoot with Journey Photography.

 Journey Photography is a Jacksonville, Fla. based photography company specializing in portraits, digital art, fashion, lifestyle and event photography.  “Amy and David Wilson are so talented, and have some of the most intriguing photos that I’ve seen in a long time.  I was excited that they asked me to be a part of their website,” Matt Collins said.  “It’s great to be able to blend local Jacksonville music and photography together in one place, and I think we compliment each other greatly.  During our photo shoot, they were very professional, down-to-earth, and just all around good people!” Matt continued.

To find out more about Journey Photography, visit www.JourneyPhotography.com

To hear streaming audio of Matt Collins’ debut album, and for up-to-date news, visit Matt’s website at www.MattCollinsOnline.com


 About Matt Collins:

 Matt Collins is the epitome of the “do-it-yourself” musician.  Matt is a self-taught guitarist, singer and songwriter, and a successful independent recording artist.  Matt began writing and playing music professionally while attending the University of Florida.  For over 10 years, Matt was the lead singer and guitarist for nationally accomplished Independent Pop/Rock band Longwood (later named The Treatment.)

 Matt enjoyed numerous accolades and successes with this band including winning an international songwriting competition in 2004, 2 nationally released albums, “Top 20 Most Played” on XM Unsigned Radio, showcases for major record labels, Gator Growl performance at the University of Florida for over 60,000 people, and several national brand endorsements.

 More recently, Matt has had music featured on the hit TV shows “The Ghost Whisperer” on CBS, “Whistler” on CTV, and “Lincoln Heights” on ABC Family.  Matt’s music has also been featured in a national ad campaign for MTV’s Road Rules and Jeep Automobiles.

 In 2007, Matt released his debut album “Short & Sweet” to great reviews and is currently working on a side project with his brother Bo, called “The Collins Brothers.”  Matt has also begun work on his second full-length studio release.  Matt’s music is available on iTunes, as well as most major music download websites.

 Fans of Matt’s are drawn to his powerful, soulful vocal style coupled with a rare ability to write insightful, sometimes witty, lyrics with infectious melodies.   Matt is the epitome of the “do-it-yourself” musician by taking control of his career and has found a way to find success in an increasingly crowded marketplace.  Matt finances his own recordings, marketing and merchandise, and continues to build a rapidly growing fan base with only the power of his music and forward-thinking marketing practices.

 To hear streaming audio of Matt Collins’ debut album, and for up-to-date news, visit Matt’s website at www.MattCollinsOnline.com

 About Journey Photography:

 Journey Photography celebrates the adventure of life by capturing your favorite moments. David and Amy Wilson established Journey Photography in 2006 with a dream in their hearts and adventure on the mind.  Journey Photography specializes in portraits, digital art, fashion, lifestyle and event photography.

 Journey Photography caters their settings around the unique qualities of their clients. Whether you want a beautiful family portrait on canvas or portraits of your newborn, they can meet your needs. Time is precious and so are your memories.  They recognize that everyone is different, and they want to capture your individuality, not just create the same ole same ole. If you want to capture what’s unique about your family and their spirit of adventure, and creativity, then call now!   904-472-5344

 To find out more about Journey Photography, visit www.JourneyPhotography.com


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