Matthew Venables is a self taught Australian freelance photographer and video guy.
When travelling in Japan in 1994, he stayed with a family who owned a second hand camera shop. The Tsugawa’s of Kobe heard of his interest in photography and made him a farewell gift of a Canon AE-1 camera and a couple of beautiful FD lenses.
This act of generosity has changed his life.
Since then he has worked with clients big and small.
Been a founding member, director and builder of 107 Projects - a multi-arts community hub in Redfern.
Completed his first feature length documentary.
Learnt how to play pinball and taken up climbing.