Regan Matthews a.k.a Ta-Ku is a self-taught music producer and photographer from Perth, Australia. Scrolling through his Instagram feed of beautifully created portraits and urban landscapes gives you a chill and sense of passion.
In an interview with Creator Class, he talks about how he first got into photography:
His dark and ominous portrayal of Tokyo juxtaposes the usual images you see of the vibrant and colour-pop city.
"We have a tendency to approach art with such a serious tone, but Ta-ku wants to change that perception, for both the artist and the audience. He believes you can have fun with the process, enjoy yourself, and still produce quality work that resonates with others." - vsco
His portraits are dreamy and effortless always with a strong emotion seeping through them.
“There certainly is a definitive mood and feel to my photos and visual choices that help tell my story and also define my style. It oddly helps and accompanies the more emotive storytelling that I love to tell.” - Ta-ku
Ta-ku will be playing at the Sydney Opera House as part of Vivid Live Sydney 2016.
All images credit - Ta-ku.
Here's where to see more of his work:
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