"Flowering Tamarisk" © Mat Hughes. Approx. 4.5x7.9" (11.5x20cm) handcrafted cyanotype still-life study from scanned large format 4x5 negative. Printed on watercolour paper and bonded on 16x16" (40.5x40.5cm) Forex foamboard ready for framing. Edition of 4 unique signed prints. Offered by GALLERY5X7 at $250.

“Flowering Tamarisk” © Mat Hughes. Approx. 4.5×7.9″ (11.5x20cm) handcrafted cyanotype still-life study from scanned large format 4×5 negative. Printed on watercolour paper and bonded on 16×16″ (40.5×40.5cm) Forex foamboard ready for framing. Edition of 4 unique signed prints. Offered by GALLERY5X7 at $250.

GALLERY5X7 welcomes Mat Hughes to our community of artists and collectors! We are excited to feature a varied selection of his work on our site. Mat’s beautiful hand-printed silver gelatin and cyanotype prints are wonderful additions to our gallery portfolio.

Artist Bio

Mat was born in Libya (when the country had a King) and raised in the UK. He was given a blue plastic camera when little, so naturally went on to study photography. After three years at the Plymouth College of Art & Design, he hit the streets of London in 1984 as a freelance photographic assistant. In 2009 he moved to Melbourne with his Australian-born wife. With the birth of his daughter in 2012, he became a full-time stay-at-home Dad. Between juggling the demands of a busy home life, he has continued to pursue his photographic craft.

"Windblown Branch" © Mat Hughes. Found, Little Desert National Park, Victoria. Approx. 6.5x8.5" (16.5x21.5cm) handcrafted silver gelatin tree bark still-life study from scanned large format 4x5 negative. Printed on fibre paper and bonded on 16x16" (40.5x40.5cm) Forex foamboard ready for framing. Edition of 3 (last print!) unique signed prints. Offered by GALLERY5X7 at $250.

“Windblown Branch” © Mat Hughes. Found, Little Desert National Park, Victoria. Approx. 6.5×8.5″ (16.5×21.5cm) handcrafted silver gelatin tree bark still-life study from scanned large format 4×5 negative. Printed on fibre paper and bonded on 16×16″ (40.5×40.5cm) Forex foamboard ready for framing. Edition of 3 (last print!) unique signed prints. Offered by GALLERY5X7 at $250.

With over 35 years’ experience, Mat’s craft bridges traditional wet-process film techniques as well as digital photography. Framing and presentation are integral to his process, and each is chosen carefully resulting in these finely crafted works.

"Branch With Seeds" © Mat Hughes. Found, Little Desert National Park, Victoria. Approx. 6.5x8.5" (16.5x21.5cm) handcrafted silver gelatin tree bark still-life study from scanned large format 4x5 negative. Printed on fibre paper and bonded on 16x16" (40.5x40.5cm) Forex foamboard ready for framing. Edition of 3 unique signed prints. Offered by GALLERY5X7 at $250.

“Branch With Seeds” © Mat Hughes. Found, Little Desert National Park, Victoria. Approx. 6.5×8.5″ (16.5×21.5cm) handcrafted silver gelatin tree bark still-life study from scanned large format 4×5 negative. Printed on fibre paper and bonded on 16×16″ (40.5×40.5cm) Forex foamboard ready for framing. Edition of 3 unique signed prints. Offered by GALLERY5X7 at $250.

GALLERY5X7 offers several of Mat’s original prints in signed, limited edition.

View Mat Hughes’ currently available prints for purchase.

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