Bangkok-based freelance photographer Matt Burns who is the founder and director of S.E.A Images Co Ltd, began his career 28 years ago. @ the age of 16 he began working as an assistant to many prominent Sydney advertising and fashion photographers with his first job being in Leighton Studios, Chippendale for 2 years, then on to work for the late David Haddon who specialized in fashion advertising photography for 3 years. Whilst learning his trade he began to gain his own clients, then @ 21 he traveled overseas throughout Asia and Europe working for the next 11 years basing his business in South East Asia. His reputation quickly spread as a hotel advertising and travel magazine photographer as well as a photojournalist working as staff photographer for Art-Asia Press & Asia Images based in Bangkok Thailand. This type of work involved traveling all over the world covering many diverse assignments. 15 years ago he returned to Australia for an assignment on the Olympic Torch Relay and remained there for 10 years working in various Sydney Studios and regularly on Mitsubishi TVC's for ADK Agency out of Tokyo and the world famous commercial TV directors Mark Toia and Scott Davidson.
In early 2009 he returned to Thailand at the suggestion of many of his Asia based clients and began South East Asia Images in Thailand.
His area of expertise is very broad due to his vast experience in the industry but people, hotels & resorts advertising, studio advertising, weddings & events,architecture and travel photography are just some of the areas of his expertise.
Some recent clients are SALA Resorts & Spas, Broadbent UK, Operation Smile, World Vision, Hansar Bangkok, Trisara Phuket, Electrolux, Versapers Slow Juicers Europe & Asia, CONRAD, Oakwood Asia, Silverneedle Hospitality, Kiridara-Luang Prabang, Riva Surya Bangkok,OUTRIGGER Resorts & Spa's Koh Samui & Phuket, AMEXTEAM Advertising Thailand, Blue Orange Asia, RED PLANET HOTELS & TUNE Hotels Asia, Holiday Palace Resorts & Casino's & Berkeley & Black London-Bangkok, SAS Analytical Software USA, JW Marriott Bangkok & Dusit Thani Hotel Bangkok, Hilton Hotels & Hilton Double Tree Bangkok Thailand, SASELINE Beauty products from Denmark.