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Exposure: Matt Robinson

Matt Robinson, the winner of CNET Australia's Canon Exposure photography competition in 2008, shows us a collection of his best work.

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Exposure is a series of photo galleries showcasing photographic talent in Australia. Our featured photographers share their best shots and give us an insight into both their creative and technical processes. If you are interested in being featured in Exposure, or know any photo buffs who might be, contact us at cnet@cnet.com.au.

 

(Credit: Matt Robinson)

Biography: Matt Robinson is a freelance Sydney photographer who first picked up a camera in July 2007, and hasn't put it down since.

In June 2008, Matt won , which led to the opportunity to take a master class with award winning photojournalist Tim Clayton. One of the photos from this master class was selected for the front page of The Sydney Morning Herald's Sports section, and later appeared in the 100 Years of Photography DVD.

Matt's primary interest is in using photographs to decipher the world around him. Whether that's observing and documenting life's stories as they unfold, or creating stories of his own through imagery.

Matt has a keen interest in all genres of photography, but specialises in street photography, documentary and photojournalism.

You can see more of Matt's work at his website, www.mattrobinsonimages.com.

Equipment: , 28mm or 35mm fixed lens, Voigtlander Bessa R2A rangefinder film camera and predominately Fuji Superia film.

CNET Australia's Canon Exposure competition has returned — find out more details and enter the competition now!

These are a few selections from an ongoing street photography series I'm working on that looks at working lives in Sydney, called

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6 of 18 Matt Robinson, www.mattrobinsonimages.com

Feels Like Rain series

I'm fascinated with the effects of rain on the city. A selection from another work in progress —

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12 of 18 Matt Robinson, www.mattrobinsonimages.com

I've grown up on the beach, and so wander around quite a bit looking for interesting photos. These shots are from beaches around Sydney's Eastern Suburbs and also the UK. "15" was published by

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13 of 18 Matt Robinson, www.mattrobinsonimages.com

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14 of 18 Matt Robinson, www.mattrobinsonimages.com

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15 of 18 Matt Robinson, www.mattrobinsonimages.com

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17 of 18 Matt Robinson, www.mattrobinsonimages.com

This shot is from some experimentation I'd been doing using flash and longer exposures (1/10) as part of my street photography. This photo was exhibited at LKEG Gallery in Los Angeles, as part of a show by La Pura Vida gallery.

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18 of 18 Matt Robinson, www.mattrobinsonimages.com

As a result of last year's competition for my master class with Tim, I helped him cover an NRL game for

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