Matt is a freelance photographer based in the North East of England. Beginning his career as a photographer in the Royal Air Force, after five years service Matt left to pursue a career as a British press photographer working for the UK national newspapers. Currently experimenting with exciting multimedia storytelling via his website you can view Matt's portfolio at mattkirwan.com.
- A Step-By-Step Guide to Photographing the QueenEvery two weeks, we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+. This tutorial was first published in December of 2010. This article will walk you through a 'typical' day in the life of a British press photographer. You'll discover what it takes to find stories, learn what images are required for the 21st century media, understand the importance of equipment and technical knowledge, identify what pressure exists and what can go wrong when photographing Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth during a regular visit.Read More…