Matilda was born in 1981 on a cider farm in Somerset. She originally trained at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene but turned to photography after working in East Africa for 2 years. She divides her time between her fashion and her personal work.
In 2014 Matilda was a finalist in the SONY World Photo awards for her work in Ethiopia. She was also a finalist in the CIWEM Environmental Photographer Of The Year awards for her work on the Somerset floods.
Matilda's first book
'Under The Surface - Somerset Floods',
was published in 2014 by Burrow Hill Books. Its now sold out.
Matilda's second book ' Africa's Human Zoo' is due for release in October 2015.
Her third book is being published by Oxford University Press in 2016 and is on the female legends of Miss Exotic World.
Solo shows include: 'Human Zoo: Ugly Cards' Cock and Bull Gallery London (Sep 2013); 'Human Zoo: The London Series, The Wilmotte Gallery, London May 2013; 'Abysinnian Dreams', Brussels (July 2011); 'The Circus', The Roundhouse, London (April, May 2010):
Selected group exhibitions include: 'The Environmental Photographer of the Year', RGS, London (2014),
Art Fairs include; Paris Photo (2010),
The Observer Magazine; Harpers bazaar; Professional Photographer Magazine; The Sunday Times magazine; 125 magazine, WYLDE magazine. The Telegraph Magazine, The Telegraph, The Times, Damn Magazine, Elle Spain, Elle Poland, Elle Kazakstan, Elle Portugal, Elle Sweden.