Matt Writtle Photographer / Filmmaker
London, United Kingdom
I am a London-based freelance photographer and began my career in 1992.
I have worked for leading newspapers around the world such as The Guardian, The Times, London Evening Standard, Daily Mail, New York Times, The Australian, Sydney Daily Telegraph, Hong Kong Standard, Press Association and AAP (Australian Associated Press) along with a number of commercial, charitable and PR organisations such as Selfridges, Louis Vitton, London Eye, Thomson, H+K Strategies, Save the Children, Concern and Everychild. I am also represented by eyevine photographic library.
Assignments include London 2012 Olympic Games, news photography on the Asian tsumani, Darfur, the death of Princess Diana and numerous photo essays on subjects including ‘The Dispossessed of London’, ‘Get London Reading’, ‘Ladder for London’, Muslims in Britain, AIDS orphans in Siberia, and Bonded Child Labour in India as well as daily diary portraiture and features.
I have also begun shooting short films for clients that include News International and Barcroft Media
Matt continues to pursue personal projects including Sundays; A Portrait of 21st Century England, where I document how people living in England spend their time on the this traditional day of rest, and Portraits for Posterity; a national archive of Holocaust Survivors living in Britain today. The latter having been exhibited all over the UK.