About Matthew Holland
Hi! I’m Matt, graphic designer and landscape photographer from Dartmoor in South West England, UK.I venture out whatever the weather to enjoy the great outdoors, photographing mountains and hills, woodland, coastal long exposures and outdoor events, as well as running wild camping and landscape photography workshops.In addition to my work as an outdoors photographer, I am an Outdoor Journalist for MyOutdoors and Ambassador and journalist for Outdoor GB - writing and reviewing equipment, events or trips for the outdoors industry. I'm also a long standing Brand Ambassador for Snugpak, as well as representing Kase Filters UK as the Head of Marketing and as an official reseller.I began my creative career before university at the age of 16 as a wedding photographer. Later, during university began freelancing as a Graphic Designer during my studies at Bath Spa University (BA Hons Creative Arts and Visual Design). Throughout the years I have collaborated with International brands - Heineken, Bulmers, HTC, Nokia, Tesco and National Trust, amongst many more.Photography and the outdoors have always been an interest since a young age and I started my love for the outdoors in the Scouts Association in 1998 and have been involved with the Scouts and Duke of Edinburgh award ever since, with over 15 years as an Outdoors and Expedition Leader for both organisations. Now working towards my Mountain Leaders Award, further to this, I am also a holder of many awards and honours, amongst these being the John Muir Awards, Chief Scouts, Queen’s Scouts and Duke of Edinburgh Awards, as well as being a Finalist in the Royal Horticultural Society Photographer of the Year, Outdoor Photographer of the Year and International Garden Photographer of the Year awards.Along with my awards and honours, my landscape photography has been regularly featured in publications, as guides, advice or photos in - Amateur Photographer, Digital Photographer, Computer Arts, Landscape Photography, Practical Photography, Creative Bloq, Photography News, Outdoor Photographer and Olympus Magazines as well as National TV and newspapers.
Professional roles: Blogger, Journalist, Photographer, Picture Editor, Videographer
Location: United Kingdom