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From Floridas First Coast

Journaling allows us to preserve our thoughts, emotions, and experiences in a tangible way. Floridas First Coast, with its picturesque coastal towns, live oaks littered with Spanish moss, and rich historical heritage, provides endless inspiration for journaling adventures.

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Matthew A. Crace

Multi-disciplined, internationally published photographer
driven by values.

I am a son, brother, husband, father, and friend.
My father is my hero, and he taught me that if it is worth doing, it’s worth doing right the first time.
He also instilled in me the importance of always making good on my word.

I’m hopeful that without hesitation, you will see the rewards of my father’s lessons through my creativity and photojournalistic approach.

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Let’s build a coastal community of human interaction that we can share with the world.


As a Florida First Coast small business owner, photographer, creative thinker, and customer support specialist, I offer personalized guidance through your photography journey. From conceptualizing your vision to the final execution, I will provide you with an itemized detailed plan to ensure a seamless and satisfactory experience. Whether you’re looking for corporate headshots, event photography, or specific creative work, I am committed to listening to your needs and turning your ideas into reality.

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