Mathew Parri Thomas is a photographer. At some point in his life people started to just call him Parri. Lots of Mathews about. He thinks it sounds exotic. It is in fact Welsh.

In the past Parri has shot for the likes of…


  • Balmain
  • Tangleteezer
  • ghd
  • Babyliss Professional
  • Alan Howard Ltd
  • ColorPhlex
  • Magi:bond
  • Professional Hairdresser Magazine
  • Professional Hairdresser Live


  • The Gadget Show
  • Polydor Records
  • XL Recordings
  • Atlantic Records
  • Guitar Hero video game
  • The 405
  • Secretly Group
  • Turnstyle Music
  • Pulse Films
  • Popjustice
  • TOH! Magazine
  • Zero Magazine
  • Soundvenue Magazine


  • The Homeless FA
  • Play with a Legend
  • The Bike & Triathlon Show
  • Hitachi Power Tools
  • Professional Builder Magazine
  • Professional Electrician Magazine
  • Professional Heating & Pluming Installer Magazine
  • Grimshaw Architects

In 2014 he was longlisted for the NME Music Photographer of the Year (Professional category). He does not specialise in writing biographies in the third person.

He is available for hire.

[Parri also shoots weddings under the moniker The Life Romantic]

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