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Greg Mathieson is as comfortable working in war zones as he is at the White House. For more than 30 years he has chronicled the epic lives of our heroic men and women in uniform, he has tracked the political stars and the movie stars in our national life as well as those who make the critical decisions on American policy.
Remarkably, this 11 year U.S. Army veteran's stellar reputation has allowed him to repeatedly cross the line working for hard news organizations as well as the Federal government with equal objectivity. From intimate portraits of the famous to the private lives of the powerful, rich and infamous, Mathieson is the "go-to guy" for hundreds of clients.
Few photographers working today have covered as many traumatic current events, political watersheds, cultural and historical milestones as Mathieson. Since establishing his agency, MAI Photo News Agency in 1981, Mathieson has been called on by such agencies as the U.S. Secret Service, FEMA, The US Justice Department and the military services to create images that capture the core values of those agencies in service to the American people. Indeed, one astounding statistic says it all about Mathieson's versatility: He has served 612 international and domestic news magazines, newspapers and other publications in 54 countries. He is the exclusive representative in the nation's capital for a number of international news agencies, which distributes his pictures around the globe.
And Mathieson is not only well known in the corridors of political power and the halls of the Pentagon. This veteran of the Vietnam era has used his deep knowledge of the American military during exploits from the jungles of Panama and Honduras, on two oceans, to the Korean DMZ and the wars in the Persian Gulf; Desert Storm and the invasion of Iraq. He is highly experienced on the front lines having spent 15 years going in an out of Iraq, for months a time, depicting the difficult struggle of the Kurdish and Iraqi people.
Those dangerous and hardship experiences reached a zenith when Greg Mathieson was selected as the videographer by NBC News to sneak into Iraq two months before the 2003 war as one of a five member covert team traveling across the snow covered mountains of Iran into the future war zone. His video has appeared on both NBC News and ABC News. In fact, Mathieson's company, MAI Productions, uses it contacts with defense companies to offer video and other television production services.
He is so trusted by his clients, many of whom are heads of state, corporate chieftains and government agencies that he is routinely privy to critical briefings; he is instantly a member of the team.
Greg Mathieson's work embodies the highest professional standards, be it documenting history during highly sensitive assignments both within and outside the theaters of national security or simple news related events or corporate functions.
We are sure that your viewing of his long and distinguished body of work on this web site will lead you to the realization that Greg Mathieson is in a class all his own.
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Featured Galleries

West Point Winter Scenics - Not for release

Scenics and winter scenes of the United States Military Academy at Wes ...

Updated: Jan 17, 2011 9:10pm PST

Civil War_150th Anniversary of the Battle of Manassas / Bull Run

150th Anniversary of the 1st Battle of Manassas / Bull Run

Updated: Jul 25, 2011 7:45pm PST

Army-Navy Game 2011_Free for Parents, cadets and alumni

Army Navy Game 2011 held at FEDEX field in Washington, DC.

Updated: Dec 17, 2011 1:49pm PST


West Point_USMA_March Back_Class of 2104

USMA March Back Class of 2014

Updated: Aug 09, 2010 8:24pm PST

West Point Ike Hall shows_ Historical

The first two years of shows and entertainers performing at the Eisenh ...

Updated: Mar 29, 2011 10:28am PST

Army-Navy Game 2011_Free for Parents, cadets and alumni

Army Navy Game 2011 held at FEDEX field in Washington, DC.

Updated: Dec 17, 2011 1:49pm PST

March Back Break_West Point_100809

New cadets of the West Point Class of 2014 make there way to the USMA ...

Updated: Aug 10, 2010 12:35am PST

West Point_A Day Parade rehearsal_100811

West Point A-Day Parade rehearsal for the Class of 2014

Updated: Aug 11, 2010 11:34pm PST

West Point A Day_Plebes_1st Regiment

Companies A-H of First Regiment of the Class of 2014 march to the A-Da ...

Updated: Aug 16, 2010 10:37pm PST

West Point_ A Day Parade_Plebe First Regiment

New Plebes of the First Regiment march to the parade filed, the plain, ...

Updated: Aug 17, 2010 1:11am PST

West Point_Plebes_A Day parade 1st Reg.

West Point cadet plebes of the 1st regiment of the class of 2014 march ...

Updated: Aug 19, 2010 3:22pm PST

West Point Crew Team- Navy Day 2010

West Point Crew participates in the Navy Day Regatta on the Schuylkill ...

Updated: Nov 08, 2010 2:35pm PST

West Point Crew

West Point Crew participating in the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta on ...

Updated: Nov 02, 2010 3:17pm PST

Army Navy Game 2010

111th Army Navy Game played on December 11, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA.

Updated: Jan 11, 2011 7:10pm PST

West Point Winter Scenics - Not for release

Scenics and winter scenes of the United States Military Academy at Wes ...

Updated: Jan 17, 2011 9:10pm PST

West Point R-Day 2010

The Class of 2014 enters the United States Military Academy at West Po ...

Updated: Jun 30, 2010 10:57am PST

West Point Plebe Parent Weekend Parade_110312

Updated: Mar 12, 2011 8:16pm PST

USMA Football_Fordham in the snow_111029

West Point (Army) football vs Fordham in the snow on October 29, 2011. ...

Updated: Oct 30, 2011 3:28pm PST

USMA Class of 2016 March Back 120813

West Point Class of 2016 March Back to post after training at Camp Bun ...

Updated: Aug 13, 2012 5:44pm PST

West Point BOV_ 110216

West Point's Board of Visitors meeting on Capitol Hill.

Updated: Feb 17, 2011 4:20pm PST

Valley Forge Military College Football vs George Mason Univ_090926

Valley Forge Military College Football vs. George Mason University in ...

Updated: Oct 06, 2009 1:22pm PST

Valley Forge Military College Football vs Widener Univ_090913

Valley Forge Military College vs Widener Univ_090913

Updated: Oct 06, 2009 4:15pm PST

Valley Forge Military College vs Albright University_091004

Valley Forge Military College vs Albright Universtiy_090104

Updated: Oct 06, 2009 5:41pm PST

VFMAC Parents Weekend_091003

VFMAC parents weekend_091003

Updated: Oct 08, 2009 1:59pm PST

VFMAC Parade and Chapel_091004

VFMAC, valley forge, military, academy, parade, chapel, 091004, parent ...

Updated: Oct 09, 2009 1:16pm PST

AFCEA video_the other guy

The other guys stuff....

Updated: Nov 15, 2009 2:41pm PST

VFMAC Football vs USMAPS_091023

VFMAC colllege football vs US Military Academy West Point Prep, USMAPS ...

Updated: Oct 25, 2009 5:46pm PST

AFCEA Leadership Forum_Updated_.01

Our redo of the project

Updated: Nov 12, 2009 8:06am PST

AFCEA_ Carey_Francis_100222

Carey interview

Updated: Mar 12, 2010 9:29pm PST

Governor McDonnell_VA

Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell speaks at a town hall meeting in No ...

Updated: Aug 26, 2010 11:07am PST

Wound Warriors

American service men and women, wounded in battle beginning a new life ...

Updated: Nov 12, 2010 12:26pm PST

Civil War_150th Anniversary of the Battle of Manassas / Bull Run

150th Anniversary of the 1st Battle of Manassas / Bull Run

Updated: Jul 25, 2011 7:45pm PST

American Legion Post 1995 American Flag Retirement

American Legion Post 1995 of Centreville, VA retire old American flags ...

Updated: Nov 21, 2010 4:06pm PST

Wolf intro of Col Juskalian US Post Office Bill

Members of Congress introduce House Resolution # 6392 in naming the Ce ...

Updated: Nov 29, 2010 3:50pm PST

Benjamin Franklin House Gala_090603

Updated: Dec 16, 2010 7:06pm PST

Italian Government visits to Washington, DC

Updated: Apr 18, 2011 3:11pm PST

USAA_Community Mangers

Updated: Apr 29, 2011 5:30pm PST

Juskalian Post Office Dedication

Dedication of the Colonel George Juskalian Post Office Building in Cen ...

Updated: May 24, 2011 11:13am PST

Condi Rice Surrprise BDay party

Surprise birthday party for National Security Advisor and soon to be S ...

Updated: Oct 19, 2011 5:45pm PST

Jose Rodriquez_book cover

Updated: Nov 02, 2011 4:06pm PST

Clinton_Portuguese For Min Portas

Updated: Sep 27, 2011 2:04pm PST

Northern Ireland Ministers Visit_111214

Updated: Dec 14, 2011 1:33pm PST

CIA Headquarters

Updated: Jan 04, 2012 4:35pm PST

Clean Air Task Force -Duke Luncheon_120213

Clean Air Task Force / Duke Energy Luncheon with China Delegation visi ...

Updated: Feb 13, 2012 4:00pm PST

Academy Day_Congressman Frank Wolf_120415

Updated: Apr 16, 2012 3:16pm PST

MW_LGBT Lawyer Retreat_120822

Updated: Aug 24, 2012 11:04am PST


Updated: Apr 29, 2012 6:45am PST

UK_University of Exeter Reception_120509

University of Exeter reception in Washington DC on May9, 2012

Updated: May 14, 2012 5:08pm PST

Gary Sinise_Rolling Thunder_Memorial Day_120525

Rolling Thunder, Memorial Day weekend in Washington, DC. May 25, 2012 ...

Updated: May 27, 2012 4:19pm PST

Colwell_MIAs_Funeral at Arlington Cemetery_120709

Arlington Cemetery Funeral for Missing in Action, Vietnam Veterans, Ai ...

Updated: Oct 13, 2012 2:31pm PST

EADS X3 Pentagon Demo _ 120726

Updated: Jul 26, 2012 2:17pm PST

USKBC Meeting_120913

Updated: Sep 17, 2012 11:02am PST

KRG Reception with President Barzani_1001

President Barzani greats guest at KRG Reception in Washington DC in Ja ...

Updated: Mar 06, 2011 2:35pm PST

KRG Newroz Reception_US Capitol_110330

Newroz (new years) reception by the Kurdistan Regional Government held ...

Updated: Mar 31, 2011 6:22pm PST

Kurdistan Prime Ministers visit_White House_111108


Updated: Nov 08, 2011 7:34pm PST

KRG reception+Prime Minister_111108


Updated: Nov 16, 2011 6:15pm PST

Kurdistan Delegation_COS/Ministers_ visit_111206-16

Updated: Dec 16, 2011 10:04am PST

KRG_President Barzani_Recption 120404

Updated: Apr 18, 2012 5:39pm PST

KRG_President and Staff_120405

Updated: Apr 06, 2012 4:27pm PST

Arlington Headstones_DEA / SEALs 120912

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 9:04am PST

DOD Corridor display_121010

Updated: Oct 13, 2012 9:35am PST

IBM_President Obama medal presentation

Updated: Oct 16, 2012 12:45pm PST

Robs_Washington Folder

Updated: Aug 02, 2013 7:11am PST

Sharon Farmer_White House Christmas

Updated: Dec 11, 2013 2:15pm PST

Nancy Reagan

Updated: Nov 27, 2012 9:03am PST

Rob_White House material

Updated: Nov 29, 2012 5:43pm PST

Middleburg Hunt

Updated: Dec 10, 2012 5:47pm PST

NSW Book Project_Marketing

Updated: Jun 24, 2013 10:28am PST


Updated: Jan 14, 2013 9:18am PST

Obama Inauguration_ Rob folder

Updated: Jan 22, 2013 2:47pm PST

Obama Inaugural Parade_West Point Cadets

Cadets of the US Military Academy at West Point march past President B ...

Updated: Jan 23, 2013 7:53am PST

HIllary Clinton_Benghazi testimony_130123

Updated: Jan 23, 2013 5:59pm PST

Rob_Stock material

Updated: Oct 09, 2013 12:40pm PST

Lehman_USMC Promotion

Updated: Feb 12, 2013 10:54am PST

Fred and Bill_Promo_130308

Updated: Mar 13, 2013 9:44am PST

West Point Board of Visitors_US Capitol_130320

Updated: Jul 24, 2013 10:27am PST

Congressman Frank Wolf's Academy Day 130406

Updated: May 07, 2013 11:14am PST

Joe Barile_Bayer_130508

Updated: May 08, 2013 7:07pm PST

Obama_Ravens at White House_130502

Updated: Jun 10, 2013 2:04pm PST


Updated: Sep 09, 2013 12:30pm PST

Joe Hannigan

Updated: Aug 27, 2013 5:48pm PST


Updated: Sep 29, 2013 1:20pm PST

USMA Class of 88_Golf_130830

Updated: Sep 27, 2013 2:56pm PST

Ring Weekend_Greg Jr_130824

Updated: Sep 29, 2013 2:47pm PST

15 Seconds

Updated: Dec 17, 2013 10:21am PST

Robs new gallery_for posting

Updated: Jul 21, 2014 4:13pm PST

Carl Bedell

Updated: Mar 11, 2014 10:04am PST


Updated: Jun 04, 2014 4:54pm PST

Rice Portraits

Updated: Jul 14, 2014 5:19pm PST

KRG visit to Washington_140702

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 5:49pm PST

Bob McDonald_Veterans Affairs Conf Hearing_140722

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 5:13pm PST

Richard Hofmesiter_Arlington Cemetery_140717

Updated: Jul 24, 2014 9:21am PST

Middleburg Hunt Club_130707

Updated: Jul 29, 2014 12:45pm PST


Updated: Nov 16, 2014 1:40pm PST

Frank Wolf Party_140913

Updated: Sep 21, 2014 2:14pm PST

West Point_BOV_US Capitol_141203

Updated: Dec 07, 2014 1:10pm PST

KRG Visit_Washington DC_141208-11

Updated: Dec 17, 2014 11:03am PST


Updated: Dec 30, 2014 7:24am PST

Obama return from Hawaii

Updated: Jan 04, 2015 3:33pm PST

Congresswoman Comstock

Updated: Feb 28, 2015 3:07pm PST

PEW_Capitol Hill_150224

Updated: Feb 25, 2015 3:29am PST

France Cordova_National Science Foundation (NSF)

Updated: Feb 28, 2015 3:41pm PST

Bob McDonald_VA Senate Hearing_S150226

Updated: Mar 12, 2015 11:06am PST

Jose Rodriguez

Updated: Mar 13, 2015 9:09am PST

NI Bureau_150317

Updated: Mar 17, 2015 11:10am PST

Congresswomen Comstock - Academy Day_150411

Updated: Apr 12, 2015 4:12pm PST

WH Easter Egg roll_150406

Updated: Apr 15, 2015 5:02pm PST

MICRON_First Lady Michelle Obama_150423

Updated: Apr 23, 2015 4:41pm PST

Visit of President Barzani to Washington

Updated: May 15, 2015 11:39am PST

President Barzani_Kurdish Community

Updated: May 12, 2015 4:53pm PST

The Hounds

Updated: May 17, 2015 2:20pm PST

White House North side

Updated: Jun 24, 2015 1:13pm PST

Metro tracks_Virginia Orange Line_150701

Updated: Jul 03, 2015 9:43am PST

Confederate Flag_Manassas Battlefield_150718

Updated: Jul 18, 2015 11:29am PST

Warrior Web_ARL_DARPA_Army

Updated: Aug 19, 2015 1:37pm PST

Jimmy Carter

Updated: Sep 08, 2015 3:01pm PST

Colonial Pipeline Gasoline Leak_150924

Updated: Sep 29, 2015 3:59pm PST

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