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    Matthew Hamon

  • Location: Montana
    Nationality: U.S.A.
    Biography:     Matthew Hamon is a freelance portrait photographer who lives in rural Montana. His photography exists conceptually and aesthetically in the spaces between photojournalism and staged editorial imagery. Matthew hails from a small,... read on

National Portrait Gallery, London, Instagram Takeover

Friday, January 20, 2017 | News | Exhibitions | Awards & Features

Flattered to be asked to do an Instagram takeover of The National Portrait Gallery's account this week. For other images on display in London for the 2016 Taylor Wessing Prize, check out their feed below (https://www.instagram.com/nationalportraitgallery/).

This is one of my favorite images of the series... Alex and Katie are in the process of assisting an American Indian hunter with the field-dressing of a buffalo during the annual Native American treaty hunt. As Alex cleans his knife on his shirt, the gesture mimics the incision of the bison below.



C4FAP Portfolio ShowCase Vol. 10: Gymnosophy

Saturday, December 17, 2016 | News | Awards & Features

I'm flattered to be included among this group of amazing image makers in Vol. 10 of The Center for Fine Art Photography's Portfolio ShowCase. Congratulations to Astrid Reischwitz on her first prize winning entry!

High Country News

Thursday, December 8, 2016 | News

I've always loved HCN's coverage of issues of the West. Here's a piece on High Country News by Krista Langlois featuring an image I shot of Jaylyn Gough (Navajo/Diné).



Standing Rock: M le magazine du Monde

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | News

I have several images from the Standing Rock protest featured in this week's edition of M le magazine du Monde, published by Le Monde, and more work in their digital edition. I really appreciate the editors selecting my work to illustrate their coverage of this important and historic story. Merci beaucoup!

Emerging Photographer Winter '16

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | News

I'm very flattered to be featured among this diverse group of photographers in the Winter '16 edition of Emerging Photographer. Thank you PDN and Rangefinder Magazine

Emerging Photographer Vol. 8, No. 2 

The Stand at Standing Rock

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 | News

I'm pleased to share images from a recent visit to the ongoing protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

Link: The Stand at Standing Rock

Note: This is a very large edit for the purpose of sharing images with media outlets.

*All fees recieved from the publication of these images will be donated to the Digital Smoke Signals GoFundMe campaign ( https://www.gofundme.com/waterissacred )

Gymnosophy in the Missoulian.

Sunday, October 2, 2016 | News

It was a pleasure to speak with the Missoulian's, Cory Walsh, about my recent Gymnosophy project and the surrounding controversy. Regardless of one's perspective, it is ultimately a healthy dialogue that will move us forward (though the comments section for the article immediately belies that notion). Missoula is lucky to have Cory's constant interest in the local arts and entertainment scene. Thank you, Cory.


Taylor Wessing Prize

Sunday, September 11, 2016 | News | Exhibitions

A portrait of Josh... Accepted to the 2016 edition of the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize at the National Portrait Gallery, London, UK. Fingers crossed that I'll be in the running for the prize, but flattered to simply participate. 

Taylor Wessing Prize

Sunday, September 11, 2016 | News | Exhibitions

Very flatttered to have this portrait of Epona nursing her son accepted to the 2016 edition of the Taylor Wessin Prize at the National Portrait Gallery, London, UK. You can see the color version in the show.


Sunday, September 11, 2016 | News

Excited about a new project I'm working on, Gymnosophy.

link: Gymnosophy 

Here's a little piece I shot for Outside Magazine on mushroom whisperer, Larry Evans.

Saturday, August 20, 2016 | News


We tracked down one of the country's foremost fungi hunters to find out what's in his kit

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