Matthew Allen Houlder
Photographer, Matthew Allen Photography / Driller SRG
Suburb: Bushland Beach
I’m renowned for: My love of photography and the willingness to help capture that special moment for others on special days, be it a family shoot or a beautiful wedding!.
Only a local would know… Winter was on a Tuesday this year!
My most memorable holiday was… the honeymoon my wife Alicia and I went on, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Czech Republic and Belgium – 42 days with a rental car and a map. It’s actually the most amount of days we have spent together straight in five years due to my FIFO job. And not one argument.
Right now I wish I was… with my wife and baby walking the cobblestone streets of Brugge, with a camera of course.
My favourite day is: Every second Tuesday. That’s home day from the mine I work at.
The funniest thing that ever happened to me was… a cab ride with good friends, a helium balloon and a joke about a duck walking into a bar asking for bread. It doesn’t sound like much but after a long afternoon at Jamaica Joes it was the funniest thing I can remember of a such a great night.
Someone famous I met was: Powderfingers’ lead man Bernard Fanning in an airport.
My motto is: Never look down on someone unless you plan on helping them back up.
SONG Swear Jar by Illy
SHOP Garricks Camera House
EAT Chico Rio
DRINK 10 Year Bundaberg Rum