Tag Archives: Photography

Tom Hutchins’ Remarkable Images Provide Rare Glimpse of 1956 China

Tom Hutchins’ Remarkable Images Provide Rare Glimpse of 1956 China

“In 1956, New Zealand photographer Tom Hutchins traveled to the People’s Republic of China on a freelance assignment, earning a rare opportunity to document what was then one of the world’s most isolated countries,”…

Rambo: The World’s First Octographer

Rambo: The World’s First Octographer

“Rambo” the octopus at Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium in New Zealand has been trained to take photos with a Sony DSC-TX30 in his tank. In fact, it only…

Michael Wayne Plant Named One of Six Imaging Ambassadors

Michael Wayne Plant Named One of Six Imaging Ambassadors

Sony UK has announced that New Zealand-born Michael Wayne Plant has been named one of six photographers to join its Imaging Ambassadors programme, which is run on Sony’s behalf by the World…

Amplitude

Amplitude

Part 2 of 4 of an absolutely stunning timelapse series through the always changing landscapes of New Zealand. Shot over a 4 month period this video takes you on…

Kiwi’s Photo of Star System Shortlisted for International Award

Kiwi’s Photo of Star System Shortlisted for International Award

A stunning image entitled “The Turbulent Heart of the Scorpion” by New Zealand photographer Rolf Wahl Olsen has been shortlisted in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The photograph is of the multiple star…

Kennedy’s Last Seconds Captured by NZer

Kennedy’s Last Seconds Captured by NZer

A Kiwi’s photographs capturing the last second before the assassination of President John F Kennedy in Dallas have been discovered in storage in New Zealand – and are now gracing the front cover of…

Portrait of a Leader

Portrait of a Leader

Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples features in a photographic exhibition featuring portraits of Tangata whenua, including Sharples.  Sharples was stunningly captured on film by British photographer Jimmy Nelson, who was touring the world recording…

‘King of Timelapse’ Captures New Zealand Landscapes and Starscapes

‘King of Timelapse’ Captures New Zealand Landscapes and Starscapes

New Zealand photographer Joseph Michael, aka the King of timelapse photography, featured on the cover Photography Monthly and spoke to them about the three months he spent capturing New Zealand starscapes and landscapes for…

New Zealand Landscapes Time-lapse – Volume 2

New Zealand Landscapes Time-lapse – Volume 2

Watch this amazing time-lapse film by Bevan Percival shot at locations across New Zealand’s North Island. Percival captures moments in a way that brings the ingredients of strong composition,…

Dogs on Film

Dogs on Film

Auckland-born photographer Paul Nathan’s new coffee table book, Couture Dogs captures bedazzled chihuahuas and Yorkshire terriers – the fashion plates of a special breed of dog owners who don’t mind spending a small…

Howling at the Moon

Howling at the Moon

In real time, Wellington photographer Mark Gee shot this video of the moon rising over the capital with the silhouettes of people gathering to watch the spectacle at the Mount Victoria…

Mementoes of Freedom

Mementoes of Freedom

Auckland-born photographer Paul Nathan’s new book Generation Ink: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was launched at Saatchi & Saatchi in New York on 29 November. Generation Ink features 55 images of a “generation of 20-somethings…

Super Image of Cosmic Lunar Event

Super Image of Cosmic Lunar Event

Auckland photographer Simon Runting captured this once-a-year cosmic event which lit up the New Zealand night sky as the full moon passed at its closest point to Earth, making it appear 14 per cent…

Documenting Recovery

Documenting Recovery

While an exchange student in New Zealand, American Peter Hoffman, 27, discovered his passion for photography, and for the country. This year, Hoffman plans to return to Christchurch, where in February this year an…

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

“This picture was taken on our way to Saint Arnaud, but it could have been the west coast of Ireland, as the weather kept changing from sun to lashing rain,” amateur photographer Arnaud Chevalier…

Beware the shy crook

Beware the shy crook

“It does not pay to be a shy criminal in New Zealand,” Tim Dick writes in an opinion piece for The Sydney Morning Herald. “On this side of the Tasman, if you are invisible…

Unforgettable sights

Unforgettable sights

“New Zealand is no single thing, stretched as it is across 1 miles in the Roaring Forties, from businesslike Auckland in the north to the uninhabited, penguin-covered Snares Islands in the remote and windy…

Visual Poetics

Visual Poetics

In the Fall 21 issue of the Kehrer catalogue, New Zealander Harvey Benge is featured for his recent work in All the Places I’ve Ever Known. Kehrer, based in Heidelberg and Berlin, specialises in…

The Wild Edge

The Wild Edge

New Zealand’s dramatic scenery is the backdrop for an 11-day “fall” fashion shoot in the latest issue of National Geographic Adventure, which takes the writer/photographer and his models from Auckland to Te Anau. “This…

A Life Behind the Lens

A Life Behind the Lens

Filmmaker, writer and photographer John Patrick Feeney has died in Wellington aged 84. Born in Ngaruawahia and educated at Victoria University, Feeney served as a lieutenant in the Royal NZ Naval Reserve during World…

LIFE Photographer

LIFE Photographer

Born in Levin 1916, educated Auckland Grammar, George Silk became a combat photographer for Australian Ministry of Information, covering the battles at close hand in the Middle East, North Africa, Greece and New Guinea. He joined…

Street Eyes

Street Eyes

Pavement regular, fashion and portrait photographer Derek Henderson, is showing at Sydney’s 2010 gallery. The images in the collection, entitled with sweet melancholy, I Don’t Feel Alone, are described as, “contemporary landscapes and cultural…