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Born in 2005 in Auckland, Matthew loves photography and studied photography at King's College. His award-winning photos have been displayed by various outlets. He created this website to expose the world to another perspective through his lens.

Hi! I'm Matthew

Credentials, Features & Awards

  • Youngest recipient of Licentiate accreditation from the Photographic Society of New Zealand

  • Member of the Auckland Photographic Society

  • Winner of the Waitakere Art Award. 

  • Shortlisted for the Australia Junior Photographer of the Year. 

  • Winner of the Tony Butler Memorial Prize for Photography. 

  • Awarded Top in the World for Cambridge GCE AS & A Level Art & Design. 

  • Category Winner & Finalist at the DDB Marcel Young Photographer of the Year.

  • Winner, Student category at the Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum

  • Finalist, Auckland Photo Day

  • Commended, 2023 Photographer of The Year, Australian Photography

  • Auckland regional winner and National Finalist, 48 Hours Film Festival​

  • Featured: NZ Camera 2020 & 2021, King's Collegian, King's Courier, New Zealand Geographic, Auckland Photography, Australian Photography, Excio Journal, FromThePit 5th anniversary AV exhibition at Parliament NZ, NZ Chinese Herald

  • Photographic Supplier: Special Olympics New Zealand, The Red Bow, Sunshine Christian Kindergarten, Urbano Interiors, Best Western Greenlane, Alexander Inn, King's College



Instagram: @matthew__.chen

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