Latvian leanings

Nelson-based landscape photographer Craig Potton is holding an exhibition of his works at the Foreign Art Museum in Riga Castle, Latvia. The Riga exhibition takes a journey through New Zealand, beginning on the windswept beaches of Stewart Island. A committed conservationist, Potton admits that often he cannot divorce this from his art. However he adds, “I am primarily taking photos based purely on the structure, form and colour of what I’m photographing and I believe art that is too preachy is not art.” Craig Potton is regarded as one of New Zealand’s leading landscape photographers, having had his work exhibited throughout the world including the Rowe Gallery in North Carolina. Potton’s fine attention to detail has also seen him work as a location/still photographer on big budget films including the Narnia and Lord of the Rings series. The exhibition runs through May.


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