Category: Photography News

2013 World Photography Day

Is Monday, 19th August. Official Website Local contest



Snapshot Cameras present “Understanding Your DSLR Camera”

Saturday, August 25th, on location at the Sculpture Park Waitakaruru Arboretum The Sculpture Park Waitakaruru Arboretum is located at 207 Scotsman Valley Rd Tauwhare, Waikato 15kms east of Hamilton. This will be an all-day event commencing with a bit of theory and followed by a lot of practice at this picturesque location. The team from…

World Photography Day 2012

What’s World Photography Day? World Photography Day is all about celebrating photography and remembering how special a photograph can be. Today, we take our photographs for granted. But next time you’re flicking though photos from your last holiday, remember that there was once a time when photography didn’t exist. A time when those precious moments…

Wintec (Hamilton) Photoshop Course

Wintec are running a 6-week Photoshop course on Tuesday evenings from June 19th. If you are interested in learning Photoshop download the attached flyer and register. Photoshop-Quicksmart-Short-Course-Flyer  

Digital Photography (Facebook) Group

This Facebook-based group is meeting up regularly in Hamilton for shoots. If you are interested, join the group online, make yourself known, and come along! Carl.

New local photography Facebook & shooting group

Hi There. Please note that there is a new online Photography Group. Please check out Our first event has been posted in the events section. Rose Kerin  

Trenna Packer Competition

Hi to all NZ clubs, Just sending this as a reminder that the entries close for the Trenna Packer Competition, on Friday the 15th June. I hope that you are collecting images from your members and making a wonderful set to win the Salver. Have a look at the previous winning entries on our web…

‘OUR NEW ZEALAND’ Print Exhibition

From South Waikato Camera Club… Dear Club Contact Person, As you are aware, from our previous emails this is a print exhibition conducted in a very innovative way. One of our goals is to achieve a reduction in the costs of entering. Our theme ‘Our NEW ZEALAND’ simply means that if the photo was taken…

Brian Brake – Lens on the world – on now in Rotorua

If you haven’t seen this at Te Papa (and even if you have!) it really is worth the effort to check out the Brian Brake exhibition that’s on at the Rotorua Museum until April 22.  

The Photobook – some thoughts and notes on editing

from Harvey Benge’s blog – well worth a read if you are interested in producing any photobooks (which, by the way,  are a fantastic way of presenting images)  

Animated GIFs: The Birth of a Medium | Off Book | PBS


Freeman Patterson Workshops

Currently planned for February 2013 in the Marlborough Sounds. We are excited to announce that Freeman Patterson has agreed to include in his hectic world -wide schedule of presentations, a return to New Zealand for 2 only ‘back to back’ workshops in February 2013. Once again he will tutor with well known and popular NZ…