Matthew is a documentary photographer.A graduate of Newport University in Wales, Matthew works freelance for various clients which have included the United Nations, the Norwegian Refugee Council and the NUJ.
He has been published both internationally and domestically in a number of newspapers and magazines.International projects include Womens rights in Palestine, the Indian occupation of Kashmir, and human rights in Western Sahara.
Matthew is currently developing projects which utilise digital multimedia and social media to explore the developing potential of the photographic image.
Matthew is an active member of the NUJ, perviously a student member, he is helping to co-ordinate the branches new student mentor program.
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Members of the NUJ held a demonstration outside of the Egyptian Embassy in London in order to show concern about the growing number of journalists currently being detained in Egypt.
A winter storm causes heavy winds and waves at Hastings on the south coast of South East England.
Large areas around the banks of the river Medway are still flooded. Maidstone Town centre remains flooded with many pathways impassable. The river Medway is not as high as Christmas Day, however subways and riverside paths remain submerged.
Yalding in Kent is preparing for further flooding over the weekend. Rainfall has increased by 500% on the yearly average, and has been the worst since records began. Residents are preparing flood defences including sand bags and waterproof barriers.
The UK's best emerging avant-garde talent took to the stage at the Southbank Centre for an experimental music extravaganza.
Maidstone in Kent experienced some of the worse flooding in decades. The River Medway burst its banks in the early hours of Christmas morning rendering flood defenses useless. According to Kent Police the water level is still set to rise further.
Subways and footpaths were submerged as a result of flooding caused by heavy flooding in Maidstone county town of Kent.