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Brisbane Photographer Matthew Hamm

Hi there! I'm Matthew Hamm & I'm the owner & photographer at Belle-Vous Photography. I specialise in taken stunning boudoir photography, bride portraits.

Boudoir Photographer Based In Brisbane, Australia

Personal Philosophy

I'm a friendly, laid back, honest, loyal, dedicated and no bull shit type of person. I believe in equality for all. No matter skin colour, sexual orientation, age, appearance, ethnicity, gender, nationality and religion.

Photography style

I specialise in boudoir photography for women who want classy, intimate & timeless photos. I don't go chasing fleeting trends that will seem cliché in 5 years from now. My photographic approach is relaxed while also being able to tell a story using raw natural emotions. This means I'll capture incredible photos that you will cherish forever.

How I got into photography

I have always been fascinated with photography. When I was a kid, it all seemed like magic to me. It wasn't till after high school I started to learn more about how photography works. Back in the early days of Youtube, I would binge-watch photography videos. In 2013 I to quit my lame hospitality job and pursue photography and enrol in a full-time photography course. For three years of my course, I set a goal for myself to take one good photo every day rain or shine. This time was one of the happiest times of my life. It was when I discovered a new form of creative expression, and I learned what type of person I wanted to be.

Why I shoot boudoir

I consider my work to be an expression of my belief that everyone is beautiful & no one deserves to being told otherwise. Boudoir photography is my passion; It's the most rewarding thing I do! I love doing special things for others and making their lives just that little bit more amazing.

Matthew Hamm - Brisbane Boudoir Photographer
That's me trying my best to model. 💃🤣

21 Random Facts About Your Boudoir Photographer

I love learning about the women I photograph. It really helps me make your boudoir experience one of a kind and tailored just to you. It only seems fair you also learn a bit about me as well.

1. I was born in Traralgon, Victoria and I moved up to Queensland with my parents when I was 8.

2. I love animals! As Long as I can remember I’ve always had pets. Dogs, cats, birds, fish love them all!

3. Samson is the name of my goof-ball dog 🤪

4. I pretty much play every sport possible when growing up (AFL, soccer, netball, cricket and many more. (I was very bad at all of them 🤣)

5. One of my earliest memories is my Dad secretly buying a Nintendo while I was at playgroup. When I walked through the front door with my Mum and saw my Dad sitting on the coffee table playing Duck Hunt on Nintendo Entertainment System I freak out because we now had a the Nintendo!

6. I love collecting old cameras At last count I have over 40 cameras

7. My oldest camera is a Kodak from 1910.

8. I’m a only child

9. Before I was a boudoir photographer I was making ends meet being a waiter for wedding receptions.

10. I was a waiter for wedding receptions during the gangnam style craze. I must have heard that song, the remixes and mash-ups over 1000 times 🤦‍♂️

11. My first paying photography gig was family portrait session for friends of the family 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

12. I gave up learning to play the guitar after learning to play only one song. Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones 🤘

13. Vegemite is the best! I can eat it by the spoonful.

14. I’ve never had a hangover. My friends were never impressed at all when I woke up the next morning feeling like million bucks.

15. I waited in line for over 6 hours to buy a iPad 2 back in 2011 🤓

16. Sometime I feel like I might be a vampire since I can get sunburnt in just minutes ☀

17. I’m a bit of a coffee snob.

18. I have bought so much stuff from Ikea over the years.

19. The only food I don’t like is seafood.

20. I had bad anxiety and confidence issues in my teens and 20s.

21. I became a boudoir photographer so I could use this skill I had to help others boost their confidence levels.

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