Stuart Matthews

Freelance photographer

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom


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  • Events
  • Film
  • Commercial Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Picture Editing
  • Video
  • Camera Operation
  • Documentary
  • Creative
  • Editorial
  • Human Interest
  • Digital Video
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom

Work history



Stuart Matthews Photography

Apr 2011
  • Passionate and driven photographer, photo editor and film maker specialising in food, lifestyle and reportage. • Produced feature photo stories on various issues throughout Europe, Asia and Latin America, being commissioned by European publications. • Winner of the environmental category in the award by IdeasTap/Magnum Photos photographic award. • Guest lecturer at Plymouth College of Art. • Exhibited at the Magnum Photos print room and other international galleries.


Studio Manager

James Murphy Photography

Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
  • • Managing studio, coordinating freelance assistants and stylists. • Breifing stylists and assistants on shoot schedule. • Retouching and post-production of commercial imagery. • Liasing with designers and clients. • Preparing and producing PDF portfolios and client pitches using Adobe inDesign. • Preparing layouts for photographic shoots. • Setting up lighting on photographic sets and shooting photos. • Coordinating props for photographic shoots.


Photographic Assistant

Adam Hinton Photography

May 2010 - Sep 2013
  • • Assisting Adam Hinton on a number of commercial campaigns for clients, including Beko, BP, British Royal Region, HSBC, Nike, Salvation Army, Shell and Sony Ericsson. • Post-production of commercial and reportage imagery. • Retouching, processing, photo editing, website updates and office management. • Dealing with commercial agencies. • Team working during the photo shots and working under pressure to meet tight deadlines.



BA(Hons) Photography

Plymouth College of Art and Design

Aug 2004 - May 2007
  • Photography