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Bio

BIO: MY NAME IS MATTHEW O’TOOLE, I AM A PHOTOGRAPHER BASE IN THE NORTH WEST. I AM THE OWNER AND PROPRIETOR OF ADEPT PHOTOGRAPHY. PHOTOGRAPHY HAS ALWAYS BEEN AN IMPORTANT PART OF MY LIFE. I HAVE A LONG HISTORY WITH THE CAMERA, AS I BEGAN TAKING IMAGES AT AN EARLY AGE. AT THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN, I TRAVELLED EXTENSIVELY AROUND EUROPE EQUIPPED WITH A PENTAX SLR CAMERA AND A ZOOM LENS. THIS GAVE ME A THIRST TO IMPROVE MY SKILLS AS A PHOTOGRAPHER AND DEVELOP A STYLE. IN 2007, I SWITCHED TO DIGITAL, A MOVE FROM WHICH I HAVE NEVER LOOKED BACK. SHORTLY AFTER I DECIDED I WANTED TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER. SO IN 2009-2010, I STUDIED A BTEC AND AN HND AT COLLEGE. SINCE THEN I HAVE TRAVELLED EXTENSIVELY WITH MY CAMERA. I ENJOYING TAKING IMAGES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE – CAPTURING DIVERSITY OF CULTURE AND SPIRITUALITY. I HAVE ALSO SPENT MY TIME BUILDING UP SUFFICIENT EXPERIENCE, EQUIPMENT AND EXPERTISE TO FULFILL MY DREAM OF BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER. ADEPT PHOTOGRAPHY HAS BEEN UNDER DEVELOPMENT FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW IS A REGISTERED COMPANY – AND IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS.
THIS IMAGE OF ME, WAS TAKEN WHILE TREKKING IN THE MUSTANG REGION OF NEPAL, CLOSE TO THE BORDER WITH TIBET, IN 2013