Coastbeat’s 8 favourite photos from Matt Gilligan’s outrageously creative Instagram feed


  • Because Matt Gilligan is painfully talented
  • Because he has a unique perspective
  • Because he will teach you how to find your style in photography

Who is Matt?

Matt Gilligan is a freelance professional photographer based in Port Macquarie, NSW. He specialises in food, abstract landscapes, and editorial style images. As if this isn’t enough, he is a photography educator and a Sony Australia educator. Luckily for us (and for you), he is the newest contributor on Coastbeat. Matt will take it upon himself to help all of us unleash some serious photography creativity. Make sure to check out his upcoming educational series. In the meantime, however, enjoy OUR favourite photos of his.

This foam

This drone shot

These rocks

Matt himself

These footsteps

This snake

This storm

Read Matt’s process of creation within photography

Over the next few months, I will be breaking down this process of creation within the photography world; from start to finish and from a professional photography point of view. In each part, I will discuss different aspects of photography and the relevant creative processes.

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