He moved from the desert to the coast and began dabbling in landscapes but living in the city led him to focus on people. Matthew’s photos are candid, spontaneous, voyeuristic and attempt to evoke a sense of nostalgia, and a slow, steady smile.
In 2015 I left a cold snap in Australia for a heat wave in Europe. Traveling through Italy, a country where light dominates – either falling like shards through the cities, or washing out the colours of the coast – I spent a few weeks sweating, swimming, and making photos.
See more of his work here: www.mwd.photography