Matt Jiggins Photography

About Matt Jiggins

Matt Jiggins

This site

This website is temporarily serving as my main website while I make changes there.

You can connect with me on instagram, on twitter, or via email

Technical Details

The website content is stored and entered with Contentful

A static site is generated with 11ty and hosted on Netlify using continuous deployment via github.

The website currently uses IBM Plex as the font.

Previous the website was a hosted firebase javascript app, however this became too dificult to maintain.


I am a part-time photographer and full-time technology nerd. A Canadian based in Rotterdam / Europe / Canada, I love to travel the streets of the world. The celebrated New York photographer, Joel Meyerowitz, describes a photographer as someone who thinks in units of 1/1000th of a second. For Meyerowitz, the understanding and control of this small parcel of time is a vital element in a photographer's journey to capture the key images in the world around themselves. I have taken this message to heart and I continue to train both my brain and eyes to think and react at the speed of life. I claim no vision or message. I do not even dare to call myself an "artist."

I hope that my pictures will tell a story about the people, places and things that I have seen. In the end, the camera can only show what the world looks like, photographed. I invite you to tour this website and to observe the way the world has looked to me, photographed.

Matt Jiggins

A Few of My Favourite Photographers: Boogie Began, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Markus Hartel, Yousuf Karsh, Willliam Klein, Joel Meyerowitz