Matt is an award-winning editorial portrait, commercial advertising, industrial, and sports photographer out of a southern town just a few minutes south of Atlanta called Macon. He has become renowned throughout the photographic world for his captivating portraiture and attention to detail with his subjects.

Matt has developed a style that can be seen in his photography that has now rewarded him with the opportunity to be featured by: National Geographic, The New York Times, Barron's, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Fast Company, and ESPN. His advertising work can be seen for brands like Ryder, Dell, Cedar-Sinai Hospital, Atrium Health Care, Boise Cascade, Burberry, Rack Room, Wendy's, Comcast, We Work, Burberry, and Truist.

In addition to his everyday portraiture and sports work, he has risen up the ranks to become a highly sought-after industrial, agricultural, and architectural photographer, Matt was recently named as one of Architectural Digest's Top 50 Interior Photographers to Hire in 2021. 

Matt is also a Unit Still photographer for reality shows such as Outrageous Pumpkins (Food Network), Critter Fixer's (Disney), and Secret Celebrity Renovation (CBS) and is a member of the  IATSE Local 600.

When he's not on assignment, he's more than likely watching his favorite soccer team, Arsenal FC. He's also an avid vintage comic collector who is one of a few people in the world to hold an original copy of the 1984 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 first print and a few other books dating back to the early 1800s!

Matt is available to travel for assignments across the US and internationally. He keeps his passport ready!

Awards, Exhibitions, Recognition

2014: Award: ASMP IMAGE 14, 1st Place Professional Category
2014: Recognition: Spotlighted Photographer ASMP Atlanta
2015: Award: American Photography 31
2015: Award: 11th Hour Magazine Reader's Choice: Best Photographer
2015: Exhibition: Macon Arts Alliance: Taken
2015: Exhibition: The 567 Center for Renewal: Black & White
2015: Exhibition: Profiles of Poverty
2015: Press: Macon-Bibb TV: Herbert Dennard Show
2015: Press: WMAZ Channel 13 News
2015: Recognition: A Photo Editor Feature : Art of The Personal Project
2015: Recognition: 11th Hour Magazine: In A Snap
2015: Recognition: ASMP Spotlight : Ask A Pro
2015: Exhibition: The 567 Center for Renewal: A Long Look
2015: Press: Professional Photographer Magazine UK: Pro Kit
2016: Recognition: Oxford American: Eyes of the South
2016: Award: 11th Hour Magazine Readers Choice: Best Photographer
2016: Award: American Photography 32
2016: Panelist: Around The Lens Podcast
2016: Press: VoyageATL: Meet Matt Odom 
2017: Exhibition: Tubman Museum: Montford Point Marine
2017: Interview: The Candid Frame Podcast
2018: Press: 11th Hour Magazine
2019: Press: Top Sports Photographers in Atlanta: Peerspace.com
2020: Exhibition: Tubman African American Museum: Looking Forward To Looking Back
2020: Exhibition: Bright City 
2020: American Photography 36
2021:  American Photography  37
2021:  50 Interior Photographers You Should Hire (Architectural Digest - AD PRO)
2022: Exhibition: The Blue Collar South

Filmography: Unit Still Photographer

2019: Atrium Knows BTS
2020: ATT B2B (Client: Seven2)
2020: Truist TV Commercial "Main Street Love" 
2020: Food Network: Outrageous Pumpkins (Season 2) |  (Realscreen Awards 2022 nominee)
2021: National Geographic TV:  Critter Fixers (Season 3) 
2022: CBS: Secret Celebrity Renovation (Season 2)
2022: Food Network: Outrageous Pumpkins (Season 3) 

Clients (you might know a few)

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