john mathis

...more than the man


I felt like singingbut i silenced my sudden urgei felt like flyingso i tried crossing over to you,only to melt my own wingsmy wonderful firethe (in)between
longing for salvation i sat before your gazei wore your name,while you wore my world
terrifiedi screamed your namebut only teary echoes rushed through

i was little,when i ran to youand you stood therewearing my lovesinging the tune in my head

I only loved a namethough i knewit was foolishto love the idealmore than the man


“I want to love a real person, not an ideal”


Batesville photographer John Mathis has been named The Knot magazine’s best wedding photographer for 2013. The magazine’s editor’s selected Mathis for the award based on his body of wedding images posted online and on reviews from brides. Throughout his career, Mathis has traveled the globe in search of unique weddings and special moments. Mathis is […]

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John Mathis Named Best Wedding Photographer by The Knot Magazine

Batesville photographer John Mathis has been named The Knot magazine’s best wedding photographer for 2013.

The magazine’s editor’s selected Mathis for the award based on his body of wedding images posted online and on reviews from brides.

Throughout his career, Mathis has traveled the globe in search of unique weddings and special moments. Mathis is also a popular commercial photographer, having photographed hundreds of famous actors, models, politicians and other dignitaries.

Mathis’ The Wedding Series, is currently featured in the HottyToddy.com Gallery, which HottyToddy.com readers can view by clicking on the Gallery icon on the Home page menu bar.

The collection incorporates weddings from all over America and some from various parts of the globe.

“Wedding photography is a revealing art form in that it captures raw emotion, moments of poignancy, as well as soaring ideals, all while telling a story,” Mathis says. “The interpretation of that story is up to the viewer, as it should be. However, these works were made with the intention of being experienced as well as to provoke thought.”

Mathis lives in Batesville, Mississippi, with his wife, Kay. His two daughter, Meg and Cherry, are currently students at Ole Miss.


The wedding series, as represented in this collection, is a body of work spanning from 2009 to 2012. This collection incorporates weddings from all over America and some from various parts of the globe. Wedding photography is a revealing art form in that it captures raw emotion, moments of poignancy, as well as soaring ideals, all […]

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The Wedding Series –– John Mathis Photo Gallery

The wedding series, as represented in this collection, is a body of work spanning from 2009 to 2012. This collection incorporates weddings from all over America and some from various parts of the globe. Wedding photography is a revealing art form in that it captures raw emotion, moments of poignancy, as well as soaring ideals, all while telling a story. The interpretation of that story is up to the viewer, as it should be. However, these works were made with the intention of being experienced as well as to provoke thought.

John Mathis is a nationally-renowned wedding photographer who travels the globe in search of unique weddings and special moments. He was just named The Knot magazine’s best of wedding photographers for 2013. He is also a popular commercial photographer, having photographed hundreds of famous actors, models, politicians, and other dignitaries. He lives in Batesville, Mississippi, with his wife, Kay. His two daughter, Meg and Cherry, are currently students at Ole Miss.

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