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Our Newest Team Member – Anthony

After much careful consideration we at Whitworth’s would love to introduce to you, our newest team member, Anthony Matteo.

We felt Anthony is the perfect match for us. Not only does he share a passion for cars, just as we do, but he also has a head for business. Anthony owns his very own photography business “AJ Film and Photography” and he takes pictures of, yep you guessed it, cars.

Anthony tells us, “For me, cars and anything automotive really, dates back to when I was 3 years old.”

“Walking through car parks with my parents, I would be naming and pointing at cars.”

At age 5, Anthony got his first PlayStation, where he further developed his addiction for cars.

As many of us can relate to (or maybe not, because Anthony is Gen Z) … driving cars really fast on Gran Turismo.

“As many of us can relate to (or maybe not, because Anthony is Gen Z) … driving cars really fast on Gran Turismo.”

With a passion for automotive up his sleeve, and realising that driving cars on video games is different to real life, Anthony started a career in the automotive industry.

If you know him well, Anthony usually spends most of his spare time surrounded by cars, whether it be his own or others. “Deep down I am a Holden boy, but to my fathers disgust, I love my Nissan.”

“Deep down I am a Holden boy, but to my fathers disgust, I love my Nissan.”

For Anthony however, what’s important is giving others the chance to enjoy his car, as well as himself.

“Taking the Silvia to motoring events is amazing … I get the most satisfaction out of seeing people point, admire and take photos of it. I love sharing the passion of cars and it makes me so happy seeing others embrace in the same passion as me. To me this is what being in the car community is all about.”

“I love sharing the passion of cars and it makes me so happy seeing others embrace in the same passion as me”

In 2015, Anthony, along with a high school friend, formed what is today known as ‘AJ Film and Photography’. Little did he know it would progress to what it is today…

“Myself and my then business partner decided, as we both had a passion for cars, to start a page where I would focus on the photos and he would focus on the video content.”

It’s no secret however, he’s certainly built up a community. Having over 5,000 followers on Facebook his fan base are a-plenty.

It was through his network, and his strong passion for cars, which originally united him with Whitworth’s.

“I reached out to Lee back in early 2019 after I decided I wanted to get my Silvia paint corrected as she needed some love… I reached out to other companies, but it was Lee’s professionalism, high standard and reputation which was the deciding factor for me.”

“I reached out to other companies, but it was Lee’s professionalism, high standard and reputation which was the deciding factor for me.”

“In January 2020, I reached out to Lee once again for a shine up polish and was blown away with the results.”

“Everywhere I go, people think the car has been resprayed or they think it has been garaged all its life. Instead, it’s just had the Whitworth’s magic touch!”

“Everywhere I go, people think the car has been resprayed or they think it has been garaged all its life. Instead, it’s just had the Whitworth’s magic touch!”

Having a strong interest in cars, being mature beyond his years, a good business head on his shoulders, and great with people was the deciding factor to bring Anthony onboard at Whitworth’s.

“I’m excited to be part of such a professional and well-known company in Perth.”

“I’m a continuous learner and learning something new is awesome … Lee’s attention to detail is second to none and he has such a high standard. It’s a pleasure to learn from him.”

Anthony can not only bring his expertise in car detailing, but his connections and photography skills are something we look forward to working with.

“Anthony can not only bring his expertise in car detailing, but his connections and photography skills are something we look forward to working with.”

“We have a lot of great ideas moving forward and I’m looking forward to putting them into action.”

Anthony is now working alongside Lee to achieve the perfect shine.

“Anthony is now working alongside Lee to achieve the perfect shine.”

“Lee’s experience makes him stand out from the crowd. You just have to look at the number of 5 star reviews he has to his name.”

“With me being on board, not only can it allow Whitworth’s to further grow, but also gives the old boy some much needed downtime!”

“I am really looking forward to further developing my skills. Whilst also having the ability to do something I truly love.”

Welcome to the team Anthony!