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Oliver Altermatt is a Melbourne based freelance photographer.

Born in Switzerland, Oliver Altermatt has been fascinated by the art of photography ever since he was able to borrow his fathers polaroid. 

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. 

The start of the digital world was the end of Oliver’s commitment to this great hobby. His interests were re-kindled some years later what inspired him to enrol in the Advanced Diploma of Photography at PSC (Photography Studies College, Melbourne).

Apart from Street Photography, Oliver is very passionate about portraits, -Art Nude, - and Social Documentary photography.

The project "Faces Down Under", a portrait series of Aboriginals from Australia along the East, North and West coast was successfully exhibited at Photo Schweiz in February 2022.

The solo exhibition is opening on the 2nd of September in Olten, Switzerland. A selection of work such as Street, Portraits and Les baigneuses dans l'océan will be on display.

Active member of AASPI, AIPP, CCP, MCC, IPFO

Photo Swiss 2022, Zurich Switzerland

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

Relevant Credentials:

Working with children check Victoria No 1908918A-01 Exp.Feb 2025

Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training BSZ40198

Books Published:

2019  Portrait, Finding My Style

2020 Channel Blue

2021 Objects

2022 Kimberly Western Australia

2022 Street, Portraits & les baingeuses dans l'océan (not released as yet)

Pls contact us if interested in any of the books

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