About Me:

I’m an award-winning photographer.  Yeah, I know, there's a lot of us.  But, I've also notched up 15 years’ professional experience!! 

In this demanding environment I’ve learned to think on my feet and adapt quickly. I like working with people, and while I enjoy working with celebrities I equally enjoy photographing people with a story to tell.

After studying Graphic Design at Norwich School of Art and Design, I did a stint as a Cruise Ship Photographer sailing Alaska’s Inside Passage. It was brutal but lifechanging. 

Through assisting I met my future picture editor and boss at ITV, where I was staff photographer for two and a half years. This opened the door to freelancing in the film and TV industry, where I’ve built long-lasting relationships, working regularly for the major terrestrial TV channels, as well as independent production companies and the national press.

Working on film sets has had a strong influence on my work and fuelled my love of storytelling.  Something I bring to my own photography. I strive to create images that are strong & visually powerful but also suggest intrigue. I want to capture people’s imaginations and inspire their curiosity.  

I love finding contradictions and one of my personal projects- Dancing on Ice Netherworld, goes behind the scenes of one of ITV’s biggest and glitziest entertainment shows, to look at some of the unseen off-screen roles that make it a reality. I wanted to share a glimpse of the not-so-glamorous, sometimes surreal backstage world, and introduce the people who spend their working life among its intricate web of cables, gaffer tape and high-tech equipment.  

Film CV available upon request


ITV | BBC | Channel 4

Netflix | Freemantle 

STV | Radio Times

TV Times | Lime Pictures

Love Productions | Carnival

RAW TV | New! Magazine 

Whizz kid TV | Buzz Magazine 

Premier PR | October Films 

Open Mike Productions

Sony Picture Entertainment

HK Strategies | Hungry Bear 

Eleventh Hour Films

Comedy Central 

Big Talk Productions

Working Title TV 

Crook Productions

Studio Lambert | 12 Yard 

Banijay UK | Curve Media

Buccaneer Media

Mammoth Screen

Endemol Shine UK

Noho Film & TV

Left Bank Pictures

ZigZag | Voltage TV

Channel 5 | SKY TV

UKTV | Maverick TV

FOX International | MGN

Heat Magazine | Best Magazine

Redwood Publishing

Telegraph Media 

Wall to Wall Media 

TV Choice | Total TV Guide 

News International

Tiger Aspect | Express media

Zodiac Media | Cactus TV

Blast! Films | Odeon Cinema

Emporium Productions

Bentley Productions 

Embargo Films 

Two Four Productions

Objective Media Group

Film Solutions

Avalon Promotions Ltd

Rollem Productions

National Geographic




Studio Address:

1 Butterfly Court

Bathurst Square


N15 4FA

+44 (0)7739392412

danielmays9 "Amazing working with you Matt and thanks for your cracking pics and company.  Job well done mate"

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