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Matt Steen + Lens 44

Explore the captivating world of avalanches through the lens of Matt Steen with your own custom printed photograph. Matt is a seasoned professional with a rich background in snow science and avalanche safety whose photography vividly captures the soul, essence, and character of the San Juan Mountains.

Having served as a ski patroller, avalanche forecaster for the state of Colorado, and currently holding the position of Snow Safety Director and Guide for Telluride Helitrax, Matt brings a unique perspective to his photography. He is fortunate to get his birds eye view vantage point while flying in a Eurocopter B3e helicopter during various mitigation efforts.

Each photograph is a testament to the ongoing commitment to ensuring the well-being of those who live, work, and play in this remarkable alpine landscape.

Create Your Custom Print

Are you inspired by the raw energy of avalanches and mountains? Click below and send Matt an email to kickstart the process of crafting your custom print. Share your vision, size and printing preferences, ask questions, and let us help you create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

Matt Steen

Meet Matt Steen, a Colorado native who has spent his life playing in the mountains and capturing their beauty through photography. With over two decades of experience in snow safety and avalanche mitigation, Matt has a unique perspective that allows him to capture some of the most breathtaking moments in nature.

His aerial photos of avalanches are truly awe-inspiring. You can feel the energy and power of nature in each shot, making you feel like you’re right there in the moment. Whether you’re a nature lover, a photography enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of the mountains, Matt’s work is sure to take your breath away.

If you’re looking to bring a piece of the mountains into your home or office, look no further than Lens 44’s incredible collection of prints. Create your custom Lens 44 print and bring the magic of the mountains into your life!

Lens 44

Matt’s lens captures not just the raw power of avalanches but also the professionalism and passion behind the scenes. Matt melds his expertise in snow safety with his passion for photography to present a visual narrative of his avalanche mitigation efforts.

The Custom Print Process

Pick Your Print

Explore our gallery featuring mesmerizing avalanche and scenic aerial mountain prints from the San Juan Mountains. Choose the image that resonates with you, and Matt will help you through the next few steps. To get started, email



Choose Your Ideal Size

Once you’ve picked your print, we will assist you in determining the ideal size options for your custom artwork. Tailor the dimensions to suit your preferences, ensuring that your print perfectly complements your space and vision.



Choose Your Materials

You can personalize your avalanche print further by selecting your ideal material. We offer printing options on metal, acrylic, and canvas. Whether you seek the sleek modernity of metal, the contemporary elegance of acrylic, or the timeless warmth of canvas, your custom print will be crafted to perfection. If there is a different material you are looking for, don’t hesitate to ask.



Pricing, Approval & Shipping

Once we have your custom print details, you will approve the print, size, material, cost, and we’ll get your custom print shipped directly to you. Get started by emailing



Explore the Gallery

Explore Matt's curated online gallery showcasing the captivating visuals of avalanches and scenes from the San Juan Mountains. Immerse yourself in the intersection of snow, mountain safety, and photographic artistry as captured by this dedicated mountain professional.

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