Matt Bush is an award winning professional photojournalist based in Hattiesburg South Mississippi. He was a formerly a staff photojournalist with the Hattiesburg American- a Gannett Newspaper. He was the recipient of the 2009 and 2010 Mississippi Associated Press Photo of the Year award and the 2009 and 2010 Mississippi Better Newspaper Photo of the Year Award along with countless AP, APME and BNC awards. He has experience in covering all types of stories ranging from Immigration raids, hometown features, disasters to championship sporting events and long format photo essays.
As well as providing still photographs from events he is well versed in multimedia journalism and video production.
His Agency freelance work includes ZUMA Press, Cal Sport Media, Gannett News Services, UPI and the Associated Press .
His work has been published in USA Today, Esquire, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Women's World Weekly, The Sporting News, La. Times, Washington Post, Sport Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Seattle Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foxnews.com, Msnbc.com, Le Pointe Magazine, Weather.com, Buzzfeed, Lindy's Sports Annuals, Vice Sports, and countless other newspapers, magazines and website. He is currently working in the private sector but is available for editorial freelance and breaking news throughout the south when his schedule allows.
Commercial clients include Youth Villages, The Claiborne, Hub City Lofts, The First Bank MS, AARP, The Leaf River Foundation, Hattiesburg Public School District, William Carey University, The University of Southern Mississippi.
He is currently a contract photographer for USA Today Sports, Emmerich Newspapers and ZUMA Press.
Our weddings start at $1000 for stills and $750 for video when booked independently of each other. Our video coverage includes 3-5 camera angles and we edit a cinematic style short video as well as a long-format ceremony video. We offer an all inclusive package that includes, still's, video, a second photographer, and engagements for $2500.
We do not limit coverage based on time or sell products at a markup since we operate under a day rate (work for hire) system. All of our weddings include a PASS gallery that allows you to download, share and print your images at base lab prices, and you also have the ability to add a gallery app to your smart phone. We provide a print release .PDF so you're free to get your images printed wherever you like since they are your images. Our system offers online storage for a minimum of 10 years so you don't have to worry about a computer crash, scratched disk, or corrupt drive.