I’m Matthew, a wedding photographer and mountain hiker
When I'm not working you will most likely find me in nature
In a way, the two hobbies are similar. When you escape into the wilderness, it clears the mind and soul. Your head full of everyday life thoughts just vanishes into the fresh air. The same can be said about photography. When I look through that lens there is nothing else I am thinking about other than that moment.
I have been married to Jill for almost 10 years and we have had amazing experiences in various parts of the world. Our favourite place has to be New Zealand, living there for a year was the best experience ever! From vast mountain ranges to sunny vineyards in Hawkes Bay, it had it all! We made it official in Thailand on a beach with only close family and friends and spent a month here. It was truly magical!
Jasper (8) and Reggie (3) are the best 2 boys that we could ask for. Although they look like chalk and cheese, they both share the same kind hearted personality. They are loving and caring when we need it the most but they do have a wild side! Jasper is very smart and learns things quickly. Reggie is more of a Smith and is very strong minded and has to do things himself! Like us, they love being outside in the fresh air. Our camping trips are their favourite!
Some more family and travel snaps!
Some fun facts about me!
I'm a perfectionist, not only in photography, but in everything I do!
I have a massive passion for cars and in my 15 years of driving, I have owned over 20 vehicles! Having kids has put a halt to that...for now!
On a night out, you will always find me in a bar instead of a club. I love background music and a conversation (preferably with an amaretto sour!)
I can never take a bite out of my burger until I have eaten all my chips first!
Morag & Istvan
"I am so unbelievably happy with my decision to book Matt for our big day.
I hate having my photo taken the whole thing was making me really nervous, but Matt’s laid back relaxed style suited us down to a tee. I received our photos last night and I was blown away with every single one. Matt was so kind and a pleasure to have there, so many of my guests commented on how lovely he was.
Thank you Matt you are wonderful."