Travel, Lifestyle, Food, Sports, Animals, Underwater
Matt Marriott is a Tampa based photographer who works throughout the United States and around the world. He specializes in travel, lifestyle, food, advertising and sports photography. Matt first studied fine art photography at the University of Kentucky before going into the United States Navy. Following the Navy he attended the University of Florida, working as the photo editor of the Independent Florida Alligator and receiving a degree in Photojournalism. While at UF he began the first of five years working at Sports Illustrated as a photo assistant and eventually doing lighting, remote cameras and shooting assignments. He regularly covered the Super Bowl, Kentucky Derby, Final Four and NBA Playoffs.
After that he worked another five years for Busch Gardens and SeaWorld as a staff photographer shooting shows, animals, roller coasters, advertising, portaiture and PR. Matt is now a full time freelance photographer, his clients include Feld Entertainment, SeaLife Aquarium, Madame Tussaud’s, Lowry Park Zoo, DNA Films, SeaWorld, Aer Lingus Airlines, the NCAA, Tampa Bay Lightning, Visit Orlando and L.A. Tourism.