Matt Holyoak - Biography

Matt has established himself as one of the UK’s leading portrait and celebrity photographers. As a photographer he captures actors, artists & musicians and collaborates with some of the leading creative’s in their field.

His work is featured across the worlds most influential fashion, music and popular culture magazines, such as Harrods, Vanity Fair, British Vogue, L’Uomo Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Esquire, Elle, Interview, American GQ, Q Magazine, Empire Magazine, Intelligent Life, Rollacoaster, Another Magazine and Net-A-Porter.

He is regularly commissioned to shoot and contribute to the success of many leading brands through advertising and PR campaigns for the likes of Heathrow, Qatar Airlines, Ballantine’s, Diesel, Sky, Sony, Nike, Ted Baker, Reebok, SuperDry, Adidas, Lynx, T-Mobile, ITV and WelcomeTrust.

Matt has also contributed to numerous charity campaigns such as, Cancer Research, Children In Need, Haiti – ‘Are You There’, RNLI, and White Ribbon UK, taking on assignments that have helped generate millions of pounds for the campaigns.

In addition to his commissioned work Matt has had many pieces acquired by the National Portrait Gallery for their permanent collection and numerous other pieces donated to contribute to exhibitions and charity campaigns.

Matts other creative passion is film which has led him to start work on his first photographic book. This is a book of portraits featuring the worlds most legendary movie directors with an interesting twist to tell the story of the portraits within the book and give a real insight into these movie legends.