The story of a photographer

Matt Kay is a photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Born in the Natal Midlands, Matt spent a number of years overseas working in the Caribbean and Europe. While working on a ranch in Texas, Matt discovered a passion for photography and has become known for his unobtrusive, elegant, and unexpected approach to capturing his subjects.

Upon returning to South Africa he trained at the Market Photo Workshop and gained experience in the field of photojournalism, social documentary and fine art photography. His personal work has been widely exhibited and he is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations. 


Kirst & DAN

“Matt is truly one of the most talented people I have ever met. His almost documentary approach to photography and his fine-art style is very rarely seen in an industry that is filled with ‘look-a-like’ photographers. His eye for the unusual makes each of his photographs a stand-alone artwork, while maintaining a modesty and realness in his work.

Not only is Matt an amazing photographer, but also an incredibly humble and lovely person to be around.”

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