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.
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.
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.
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.
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.