Shoot like a pro in 5 steps: outdoor photographer Matt Holland on rivers

Matt’s choice of a 25mm focal length (50mm equivalent) is truer to the eye’s natural view than a wide-angle lens (Image credit: Matt Holland)
Meet the pro: Matt Holland


(Image credit: Future/Lauren Scott)

Matt is an outdoor photographer based in southwest England. He combines his love of taking photos with the outdoors, and runs workshops, teaching others how to wild camp and navigate, as well as capture shots. Matt is also a graphic designer and head of marketing for Kase Filters UK. 


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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.