Capturing a moment in time with Angela White

Angela has always enjoyed photography but was using just her phone camera to take images for many years. Then, in 2018, she bought a DSLR and is now discovering a passion for long exposure landscapes in which she can capture a moment in time.

Late bloomer Carolyn Collins discusses her passion for flower photography

Although a late bloomer when it comes to photography, only picking up a camera in her mid-60s, Carolyn has found a passion for photographing flowers, even making greetings cards from her images.

Using photography to connect us as people and help conserve New Zealand’s wildlife: Interview with wildlife photographer Chris Patterson

Conservation has always been important to wildlife photographer Chris Patterson who says it is a privilege and a pleasure to be able to capture New Zealand’s unique natural biodiversity.

Challenge: Colour purple

This challenge will have you capturing the colour of royalty but do you know the difference between 'purple' and 'violet'?

Long exposures waterscapes with Paul Belli

Paul Belli loves capturing water, especially when he’s doing long exposure shots. From the sea to waterfalls, even puddles Paul can’t get enough of capturing water and the landscapes that surround him. Learn what is needed to take similar shots, the one shot he’s still after, and how he’s inspired by Scotland.

Learning to take better wildlife shots with Andre Kirstein

Originally from South Africa, Andre Kirstein had a moment of disappointment in his desire to take amazing wildlife photos, like those seen in magazines, when he realised that the most dangerous animal in New Zealand, where he now lives, is some kind of slug! Now capturing New Zealand’s birds rather than Africa’s Big Game, he shares his insights on what is needed for wildlife photography and how to improve those shots.

Photographing feelings with Shona Jaray

Shona Jaray’s love of the countryside and a desire to capture the ever-changing mood of the Kapiti coastline inspired her to pick up a camera again. A creative individual, unafraid to try new things in her photography, means she has an eclectic style but she always comes back to still life photography. In this interview we find out more about her photographic journey.

FairShare Photography heroes: Vandy Pollard on NZ’s native birds and their conservation status

Growing up in a family of amateur photographers, Vandy Pollard has since discovered a passion for photographing New Zealand’s native birds whilst raising awareness by sharing information about the bird’s conservation status so that hopefully, the birds can be better protected.

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