New Zealand photography, photographers

New Zealand photographers, photography; galleries, journals, magazines, archives; a guide to websites

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Agfa Oceania

Albany Studios, Albany, Auckland
Photographs of scenery and people, digital effects, stock photography by Robert A F van de Voort.

Auckland City Art Gallery Image Database
Search the collection.

Auckland Heritage images online. The Auckland City Library photographic collection. 
Searchable by place and photographer.

Auckland Festival of Photography
The Auckland Festival of Photography treasures a city abundant with great photographic talent. This fast growing annual festival programmes a multitude of exhibitions and events, encouraging more people to celebrate the art of photography through free public access.

Auckland Museum Pictorial Archive
The Auckland Museum is an authoritative source of images depicting New Zealand and Pacific culture and history with a particular emphasis on the Auckland region including photographs, prints, drawings, posters and paintings. The library includes a major New Zealand photography collection.

Auckland heritage images online.
The Auckland City Library photographic collection. Searchable by place and photographer.

Auckland Photographic Society
A nonprofit organisation of amateur and professional photographers which promotes and supports the art and science of photography. 

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Bite Size Productions
A company run, by Laurence Belcher, providing a variety of services in the field of television production and complimenting this production with stills photographs. Based in Greenhithe, Auckland.

Blogs/Photoblogs

Directory of Photoblogs

Early New Zealand Photographers and Their Successors

Spudooli

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Chris Cameron Marine Photography. Auckland

Conor Clarke Photograph
Fashion, music and events portraits by Conor Clarke. Based in Auckland.

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David Wall Photography
A fully searchable online photo library of 100,000 New Zealand images.

Dennis Viera Photography
A boutique fashion, wedding and portrait photography company based in Wanaka and Dunedin.

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Early New Zealand Photographers and their Successors

Early New Zealand photographs.
Dedicated to early New Zealand photographs and photographers, known and unknown. Images from the collection of Barry Cash. Vintage photographs,  albums and books.

Elam Art School, The University of Auckland
The photography and intermedia department.

Exposed Photography. Contemporary New Zealand Photography
Exposed is a group of New Zealand photographers that, combined, offer a variety of work in the areas of documentary, art, and landscape photography.Their aim is to offer these works as possible group or individual shows to galleries around the world and in New Zealand.

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Focus New Zealand Photo Library
New Zealand images, original transparencies, on line searchable, licensed and Royalty Free options, free search, 70 photographers, panoramic and aerial views.

Fraser Harding Photography
International advertising and commercial photography; people and locations.

Gallery36
A PDF magazine that profiles emerging artists and photographers, including Kiwi artists working abroad. Join the database by emailing editor@gallery36.co.nz or visit their website.

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Handmade Photography
Portraits and wedding photography by Stephanie Defregger, based in Wanaka.

Heritage photography *

Early New Zealand photographs,
Dedicated to early New Zealand photographs and photographers, known and unknown. Images from the collection of Barry Cash. Vintage photographs,  albums and books.

Auckland City Libraries
The Auckland Libraries photography collection.

Auckland City Art Gallery Image Database
Search the collection.

Auckland Museum Pictorial Archive

Auckland heritage images online.
The Auckland City Library photographic collection. Searchable by place and photographer.

Early New Zealand Photographers and their Successsors

Historical photography. The Australian and New Zealand Photographic History Webring

History of New Zealand Photography

William P. Hart - Ballarat Street, Queenstown, NZ, flooded 1878 - Google Art Project
William P. Hart (1845-1926) Ballarat Street, Queenstown, NZ, flooded 1878

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International Rescue
International Rescue is a Photographers and Illustrators Agency based in Auckland. They represent a team of professional Photographers and Illustrators and provide Line Production for all those in need (both Photography line production Film). Their aim is to help our clients push creative boundaries and break new ground.

Journals *

De-Photo
Reviews, Articles, Competitions, News, Videos, Blogs, Calendar, Courses, Camera Clubs, Forums

Pro Photographer
Inspiration for imaging professionals.

Photoforum
PhotoForum Inc. is a non-profit society dedicated to the promotion of photography as a means of communication and expression. This website showcases New Zealand photographic work and work of overseas photographers with some connection to New Zealand or PhotoForum.

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Kloser Portrait Photography Studio
a small contemporary studio attempting to mix photography and graphic design to get a more “dynamic artwork” feel to portrait photography. Based at Eden Terrace, Auckland.

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Landscapes. From NZViews. Taken by Doug Cotton. 
Views from Auckland and Rotorua to Queenstown, Dunedin and Christchurch.

Landscapes. Photographs of New Zealand landscapes
taken by Stephanie Deter for cartographers.net.

Legend Photography
Action, adventure and aquatic photography by Andy and Angie Belcher. Photography courses and tours available. 

Libraries, image archives, museum photography collections *

Auckland City Libraries
Photography collection.

Auckland Museum Pictorial and Photographic Archive

Matapihi, your window onto the places, events and people of Aotearoa New Zealand. 
You can search around 50,000 pictures, sounds and objects from the online collections of a number of New Zealand cultural organisations.

Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Te Papa Museum
The Historical Photography Collection

Timeframes
gives access to the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand.

 

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Marine and Adventure Sports Photographic Library
Outside Images: a digital and film photographic service with an international team of experienced photographers, videographers and writers and an extensive library of images.

Matapihi. Matahapihi is a window onto the online collections of a number of New Zealand cultural organisations. 
Matapihi lets you search across the digital collections of different New Zealand organisations from one website. On launch, the service contained around 60,000 records. Geography, history, the natural environment, people and events are featured. The collection includes photographs, drawings, paintings, sculpture and some 3-d virtual museum objects, as well as a small number of sound files, textual items and moving images.

McNamara Gallery, Wanganui
McNamara Gallery Photography exhibits of New Zealand, & selected Pacific Rim, photographically-based art.

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Natural history photography. Jenny and Tony Enderby, 
natural history photographers, marine photographers and photojournalists.

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Organizations *

Nature Photography Society of New Zealand

New Zealand Centre for Photography, Wellington.  New Zealand Journal for Photography
Promoting New Zealand photography and the independent photographer. Exhibitions, lectures, workshops.

The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography
The website of the NZIPP, representing the professional photographic industry in New Zealand.

New Zealand Photography Society

 

Outside Images. Marine and Adventure Sports Photographic Library
A digital and film photographic service with an international team of experienced photographers, videographers and writers and an extensive library of images.

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Paul Michaels wedding and portrait photography.

Photoforum New Zealand photographers, New Zealand photography.
A journal of New Zealand photography.

Photographers on the Net
A list of Kiwi photogaphers on the web. Photo.co.nz

Photographic Society of New Zealand
The Photographic Society of New Zealand Inc (PSNZ) is the National body for its members and Camera Clubs throughout New Zealand. PSNZ was founded in 1953 in Queenstown and now has over 1000 members with a further 2000 approximately, belonging to our more than 60 affiliated photography clubs located throughout New Zealand.

Photospace
Wellington’s gallery dedicated exclusively to photography.

Photoz
Fashion, portraiture, weddings, events, corporate photography.

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Sharp Photography
Sharp Photography is a family business based in Auckland. Our services include wedding photography, portraiture, landscape photography and commercial photography.

Stock Photography, New Zealand stock photography, New Zealand photo libraries *

David Wall Photography
A fully searchable online photo library of NZ. 100,000 New Zealand images on file.

Focus New Zealand Photo Library
New Zealand images, original transparencies, on line searchable, licensed and Royalty Free options, free search, 70 photographers, panoramic and aerial views.

Foto Direct
Foto Direct is a specialist corporate photography provider based in New Zealand.

Horticulture stock photography. NZ Plant Pics
Stock photography of plants cultivated in New Zealand and NZ native plants images. New Zealand floral photography by Paul Ashford.

Outside Images. Marine and adventure sports Photographic Library
A digital and film photographic service with an international team of experienced photographers, videographers and writers and an extensive library of images.

New Zealand Image Search
A library of quality New Zealand photos and object based images ideal for advertising and editorial use. Licences to use images are priced on a Flat Rate basis with no time restrictions or ongoing fees. Exclusive use can be requested (additional fees apply). Search by category and region.

Wild Images. Craig Mackintosh
Wild images and stock photography of New Zealand birds, plants and scenery.

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Te Papa Museum
The Historical Photography Collection

360 Degree Panoramic Photography. 360media.co.nz
360Media specialises in 360 degree panoramic photography and is based in New Zealand.

Timeframes gives access to the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand.

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Waikato Photographic Society

Wikipedia entry on photography in New Zealand.

New Zealand Photographers *

See also: Wikipedia list of New Zealand photographers.

Aberhart, Laurence

Laurence Aberhart. The Darren Knight Gallery

Laurence Aberhart. Wikipedia

Laurence Aberhardt. McNamara Gallery

Laurence Aberhart, Auckland City Gallery

Adams, Mark

Mark Adams. Auckland Art Gallery

Mark Adams. Wikipedia

Allen, Anna

Anna Alpine Image Company 
Commercial alpine and documentary photography by Anna Allan.

Allen, Daniel

Advertising, architectural, fashion, portrait and travel photography by Daniel Allen, based in Nelson.

Amundsen, Fiona

Amundsen, Fiona. Fiona Amundsen 
Fiona tries to avoid the usual narrative bias associated with photography and privilegeshow the photographs are made, rather than what they physically represent: the form is the content.

Andrews, Emily

Emily Andrews
Architecture, design, lifestyle and travel photography.

Apse, Andris

Andrish Apse. New Zealand rural, forest, wildlife and coastal scenes, by Andris Apse.

Apse, Julian

Julian Apse
is an award-winning, professional photographer. He specializes in location and adventure photography.

Bartlett, Phillip

Phillip Bartlett Photography, Nelson. New Zealand landscape photography.

Bayly, Janet

Janet Bayly. Photospace exhibitions.

Belcher, Stephen

Stephen Belcher
Wildlife, nature and landscape photography, with an extensive searchable photo gallery, including stock images and prints by Stephen Belcher. Stephen Belcher has won several international photography awards.

Bourla, Jonathon

Jonathan Bourla
Jonathan specializes in fine art photography and black & white photography. This aim is to produce a personal interpretation of a scene before the camera, reflecting how the scene and lighting makes him feel at that time.

Brake, Brian

Brian Brake. Wikipedia entry.

Brian Brake: Lens on the World Museum of New Zealand Te Papa

Moonsoon Girl

Buckley, Tim

Tim Buckley
Bodhi images by a freelance photographer working amongst the Tibetan refugee community.

Burden, Paul

Photography by Paul Burden. A New Zealand and UK photographic gallery.

Burton Brothers

The Burton Brothers, Dunedin

Carlin, Jocelyn

Jocelyn Carlin, photographer.

Cauchi, Ben

Ben Cauchi. McNamara Gallery, Auckland

Ben Cauchi. Brett McDowell Gallery

Clarke, Fiona

Fiona Clark, photographic artist.

Clayton, Lynn

Lynn Clayton Photography. 
Lynn Clayton, APSNZ, AFSNZ, an award-winning freelance photographer. New Zealand and international photography.

Coad, Chris

Chris Coad
Commercial and corporate, landscape, film stills. yachting, personal work by Chris Coad.

Connew, Bruce

Bruce Connew,
documentary and New Zealand photography.

Crawford, Ben

Ben Crawford
Landscape and abstract imagery by Ben Crawford. Queenstown

Custina, Adam

Adam Custins
Fine art, black + white, portrait, fashion, celebrity and still life photography.

Drain, Alan

Alan Drain, photographer.
A new style of portrait photography; atmospheric, storytelling, timeless and akin to cinema film stills.

Devitt, Simon

Simon Devitt
photography exhibition with Flash animation and soundtrack.

Drayton, Tony

Tony Drayton
The homepage of Auckland fashion photographer Tony Drayton.

Elsworth, Jason

Jason Elsworth
New Zealand landscape and natural history stock and prints by Jason Elsworth.

Enderby, Jenny and Tony

Jenny and Tony Enderby
Jenny and Tony Enderby. Natural history photographers, marine photographers and photojournalists.

Firth, Clifton

Clifton Firth
The Auckland Art Gallery

Clifton Firth
Auckland City Libraries Collection

Clifton Firth, Wikipedia entry.

Clifton Firth. Te Ara Encyclopedia

Friedlander, Marti

Marti Friedlander. Wikipedia entry.

Marti Friedlander official website.

Marti Friedlander. Art New Zealand article.

Marti Friedlander. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Glinn, Victoria

Victoria Ginn
Figures in landscapes: images from New Zealand and around the world by Victoria Ginn, photographer and author.

Gauntlett, Lucy

Lucy Gauntlett,
a professional photographer based in Auckland. Lucy Gauntlett has won several photography awards.

Hartnett, Sam

Sam Hartnett. Sanderson Gallery, Auckland

Head, Jo

Jo Head Photography
Jo Head specializes in editorial,weddings and portraits, with an emphasis on the use of natural light conditions.

Hawkins, Kevin

Kevin Hawkins Photography, Wellington. 
Portrait, landscape, corporate, government, creative photography.

Henderson, Derek

Derek Henderson,
landscape, fashion, portrait, still life, advertising photography.

Hill, Chris

Landscape photography by Chris Hill.

Janon, Joycelen

Jocelen Jano. LensCulture

Jocelen Janon photography
Jocelen Janon is a portrait and documentary photographer interested in recording change and continuity in society, particularly in New Zealand.

Jenkinson, Megan

Megan Jenkinson
Jonathan Smart Gallery

Megan Jenkinson
Matakana Pictures

Megan Jenkinson
Stills Gallery, Australia.

Megan Jenkinson
Auckland Art Gallery

Johns, John

John Johns
McNaamara Gallery, Auckland

Jowitt, Glen

Glen Jowitt Photography

Glen Jowitt
Photoforum

Glenn Jowitt
Te Papa

Lidski, Michael

Michael Lidski,
photographer, has had 300 images and 500 articles published in various books, magazines and newspapers around the world. His artworks are held in in many private collections.

Lyons, Malcolm

Malcolm Lyons Photography, Auckland
Malcolm Lyons is dedicated to the passion of seeing and the expression of that seeing in his own unique way

Martyn, Adrienne

Adrienne Martyn, photographer. 
An image gallery.

MacGillivray, Allan

Allan MacGillivray
Allan MacGillivray is a professional photographer based in Auckland New Zealand NZ. His diverse photography includes hospitality, people, lifestyle, jewellery, fashion, food, advertising, nature and macro photography.

McDonald, Sandhi

Sandii McDonald.
A gallery of photographs by Sandii McDonald, Auckland. People, locations, objects of desire. Pictures changed constantly.

Michael, Joseph

Joseph Michael
Joseph Michael Joseph Michael is a new media artist and photographer based in Auckland, and widely known for his timelapse photography. He has produced a stream of innovative and ground-breaking projects across the spectrum of film, television, documentaries and fine art, while bringing his expertise to many aspects of the production process.

Molly, Steve

Steve Molloy
Steve Molloy is a freelance photographer based in Auckland. His work has appeared in New Zealand magazines and newspapers. He has also produced a series of fine art photography focusing on contemporary landscapes and urbanography.

Money, Keith

Keith Money
Keith money is a noted ballet photographer. He published books on the ballet exactly at the time the great partnership of Fonteyn and Nureyev was formed, and from the start he had a privileged view of the moulding of the two dancers into the team that was to become famous.

Nagy, Mark

Mark Nagy
New Zealand photos and images by Mark Nagy, Auckland. Categories also include photographs of Auckland and famous New Zealanders.

Noble, Anne

Anne Noble
Bartley and Company Art, Wellington

Anne Noble
McNamara Gallery

Anne Noble. States of Grace

Anne Noble
Auckland Art Gallery

Anne Noble
Stills Gallery

Anne Noble
The NZ Arts Foundation

Anne Noble’s Wanganui

O’Neill, Gareth

O’Neill, Gareth
Gareth O’Neill is a children’s photographer with a difference. He is primarily a location photographer and available every day around Auckland.

Palmer, Chris

Chris Palmer, 
photographer. Landscape and wildlife photography celebrating the sense of connection felt by the photographer between the “inner self” and the intelligence and power driving the universe. Most of the photographs are taken around Christchurch.

Pardington, Fiona

Fiona Pardington’s Homepage

Fiona Pardington. Two Rooms Gallery

Fiona Pardington Ocula online gallery.

Fiona Pardington. Auckland City Gallery

Fiona Pardington. Starkwhite Gallery

Fiona Pardington. Suite Gallery, Wellington

Fiona Pardington. Wikipedia entry.

Pascoe, John Dobree

John Pascoe
The National Library Archive

John Pascoe
Te Ara Encyclopedia

Peryer, Peter

Peter Peryer Homepage

Quinn, Fiona

Fiona Quinn
Fiona Quinn is a well-known New Zealand fashion photographer.

Reynolds, Patrick

Reynolds, Patrick. Patrick Reynolds Photography

Richards, Doug

Richards, Doug
Doug Richards, Auckland street photographer.

Rickard, Wayne

Wayne Rickard Photography
Landscape, flower and black and white photography taken mostly around the Manawatu, Palmerston North area.

Robertson, Natalie

Natalie Robertson homepage.

Ross, Nathan

Nathan Ross, a photographic artist specialising in large-format photography.

Rotman, Jono

Jono Rotman Homepage

Short, Geoffrey

Short, Geoffrey
Geoff Short is an artist and photographer based in Auckland.

Suisted, Rob

Rob Suisted. New Zealand Scenic and Nature stock photography.

Van Reenen, Gilbert

Gilbert van Reenen
specialises in commercial editorial and illustrative assignments for advertising and publications, although is stimulated by and practices many other facets of photography, such as pinhole and solar printing techniques.

Veling, Tim J.

Tim Japp Veling website.

Vision Design. Vision Design & Photography 
provides high quality wedding photography, portrait photography, videos, web and print design solutions at affordable prices by photographer and designer Luke Pilkinton-Ching, of Porirua, Wellington.

Ward, Julian

Julian Ward
has been making photographs for over thirty years and have had many solo and group exhibitions throughout New Zealand.

Webb, Boyd

Boyd Webb. Eyestorm online gallery.

Boyd Webb. Artnet

Boyd Webb. British Council Collection

Boyd Webb. The Tate Gallery

Boyd Webb. Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland

Boyd Webb. The Auckland Art Gallery

Boyd Webb. Te Ara

Boyd Webb. Wikipedia entry.

Webster, Christine

Christine Webster official homepage.

Christine Webster. Milford Galleries: Provocations

Christine Webster. Therapies, an exhibition at Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland.

Christine Webster. Christchurch Art Gallery

Christine Webster. Auckland City Art Gallery

Christine Webster. Anglia Ruskin University, U.K.

Westra, Ans

 Ans Westra. Art New Zealand

Ans Westra. Wikipedia

Ans Westra. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Handboek exhibition, book and DVD site.

Wittenberg, Ilan

Ilan Wittenberg

Winkelmann, Henry

Henry Winkelmann. Auckland City Libraries Heritage Images Online (search the site).

Zusters, Jane

Jane Zusters, painter and photographer.

William P. Hart - (Cobb and Co. coach, Palmerston, Otago) - Google Art Project


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