Oliver Altermatt is a Melbourne based freelance photographer.
Born in Switzerland, Oliver Altermatt re-entered the world of photography in 2018, after a lengthy break.
His first camera, a Yashica was gifted to him at the age of 12. A dark room followed soon after and many happy hours were spent developing and printing black and white images. His mentor Alain Stouder (1st price Hasselblad winner 1974) from Switzerland inspired Oliver for many years to come.
The start of the digital world was the end of Oliver’s commitment to go on with the art of photography.
His passion for photography inspired him to enrol in the Advanced Diploma of Photography course at PSC (Photography Studies College, Melbourne).
Currently Oliver is travelling around Australia in his Hilux and camera gear working on a documentary called "Faces Down Under". Other projects are in the pipeline and will be introduced in this space.
Active member of AASPI, AIPP, CCP, MCC
Regular participation at photo competitions
Recipient of various commended and highly commended awards from MCC, 2018, 2019, 2020
Participated and exhibited at Michaels yearly photo exhibition
Exhibited at CCP Ilford exhibition
Dr. Geoffrey Smith Trophy "Best Figure Study' 2019 MCC
RHS awarded 1st, in numerous categories including best picture over all, 2019
Single; Shot, Australian's Top Emerging Photographers 2019 Capture Magazine
Portrait; Australian's Top Emerging Photographers 2019 Capture Magazine
Working with children check Victoria No 1908918A-01 Exp.Feb 2025
Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training BSZ40198
2019 Portrait, Finding My Style
2020 Channel Blue
Books are available at the shop.