May 18

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Com­pe­ti­tion: North Shore Sa­lon 2018 En­tries close to­day for the North Shore Pho­to­graphic So­ci­ety’s an­nual pho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tion, open to all. As well as open cat­e­gories for both print and dig­i­tal images, this year, the sa­lon seeks en­tries for Im­pres­sion­ist, Peo­ple, Fan­tasy, and Ab­stract cat­e­gories. See northshore­sa­lon.co.nz for de­tails.

May 25

Com­pe­ti­tion: Sa­lon This is the last day to get your dig­i­tal images in for this com­pet­i­tive land­scape pho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tion. You can en­ter up to four images, and ev­ery suc­cess­ful en­trant will have at least one image pub­lished in the sa­lon cat­a­logue. For more info, head to lau­ri­ethomas­sa­lon.com.

Un­til May 26

Ex­hi­bi­tion: Alexis Hunter: Icons of Fear­less­ness Auck­land Art Gallery Toi o T-amaki, Auck­land Set­ting high heels alight and shap­ing fin­ger­nails with a ra­zor blade are some of the sub­jects of the photo nar­ra­tives of Alexis Hunter, one of New Zealand’s most sig­nif­i­cant fem­i­nist artists. To learn more, visit auck­lan­dart­gallery.com.

Un­til May 27

Ex­hi­bi­tion: Na­tional Geo­graphic 50 Great­est Pho­to­graphs Nel­son Pro­vin­cial Mu­seum, Nel­son See the very best images to come out of the Na­tional Geo­graphic’s his­tor­i­cal 130-year life­span, ac­com­pa­nied by videos and be­hind-the-scenes sto­ries. See nel­son­mu­seum.co.nz for fur­ther de­tails.

Un­til June 5

Ex­hi­bi­tion: Yuki Ki­hara: Te Taenga Mai o Salome MTG Hawke’s Bay, Napier Po­etic and vis­ually al­lur­ing pho­to­graphs and video works from in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary artist Yuki Ki­hara place the sym­bolic fig­ure of Salome in the land­scape of Ng-ati Kahun­gunu ki Here­taunga, Hawke’s Bay. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit mt­ghawkes­bay.com.

June 15

Com­pe­ti­tion: Trenna Packer Salver Get your images of the nat­u­ral world in to the Na­ture Pho­tog­ra­phy So­ci­ety’s an­nual com­pe­ti­tion by this date. Photo clubs com­pete for the best set of images from New Zealand and its off­shore is­lands. Head to na­turepho­tog­ra­phy.nz for rules.

June 24

Com­pe­ti­tion: 2018 Sigma D-Photo Am­a­teur Pho­tog­ra­pher of the Year En­tries close at mid­night for New Zealand’s big­gest am­a­teur pho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tion. With the num­ber of cat­e­gories in­creased to 12, there’s even more op­por­tu­nity to win amaz­ing prizes — head to apoty2018.dphoto.co.nz for full de­tails.

June 30–July 29

Ex­hi­bi­tion: World Press Photo Ex­hi­bi­tion Smith & Caughey’s, Auck­land The year’s most pres­ti­gious cur­rentaffairs pho­tog­ra­phy from around the globe re­turns to our shores with another ex­hi­bi­tion of ex­cit­ing, be­wil­der­ing, and some­times hor­ri­fy­ing images taken by the best pho­to­jour­nal­ists in the world. Visit world­pressphoto.co.nz for de­tails.

Un­til July 1

Ex­hi­bi­tion: Fly­ing High: The Pho­tog­ra­phy of Lloyd Homer Ex­pres­sions Whiri­naki Arts and En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre, Up­per Hutt Se­lected from the GNS Sci­ence col­lec­tion of more than 10,000 pho­to­graphs, of­ten taken in ex­treme con­di­tions, this ex­hi­bi­tion cel­e­brates the work of ac­claimed sci­ence pho­tog­ra­pher Lloyd Homer and the ma­jes­tic land­scape of Aotearoa. Learn more at ex­pres­sions.org.nz.

July 5–7

Event: New Zealand In­sti­tute of Pro­fes­sional Pho­tog­ra­phers (NZIPP) Iris Pro­fes­sional Pho­tog­ra­phy Awards Shed 6, Welling­ton The open-forum judg­ing of the coun­try’s premiere pro­fes­sional pho­tog­ra­phy awards is freely open to mem­bers of the public to wit­ness ex­pert dis­cus­sion and cri­tique of the na­tion’s best im­agery. See info­cus.org.nz for de­tails.

July 7–9

Event: Ex­po­sure: The NZ Photo Show Shed 6, Welling­ton Live shoots, work­shops, com­pe­ti­tions, photo walks, cri­tiques, and all the gear you could wish for; the NZIPP’s ex­cit­ing new photo show is open to the public. Visit info­cus.org.nz to re­serve a spot.

July 8–9

Event: Info­cus 2018 Shed 6, Welling­ton World-class pho­tog­ra­phers from here and abroad as­sem­ble at the NZIPP’s an­nual Info­cus con­fer­ence to dis­cuss their won­der­fully di­verse styles, teach new skills, and min­gle with the pro­fes­sional pho­to­graphic com­mu­nity at large. Go to info­cus.org.nz for full de­tails.

Un­til Au­gust 11, 2019

Ex­hi­bi­tion: Te Wha-nau Ma-rama: The Heav­enly Bod­ies Waikato Mu­seum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, Hamil­ton This ex­hi­bi­tion shines a light on M-aori astron­omy and ex­am­ines the tra­di­tional M-aori so­ci­etal view of the night sky and how it is be­ing re­vi­tal­ized in the mod­ern world. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit waikato­mu­seum.co.nz.

Un­til July 15

This is New Zealand Ex­hi­bi­tion: City Gallery Welling­ton Te Whare Toi, Welling­ton Ex­plor­ing the role art has played in assert­ing, shap­ing, shift­ing, and ques­tion­ing no­tions of na­tional iden­tity, this ex­hi­bi­tion con­sid­ers how our coun­try has rep­re­sented it­self and what those rep­re­sen­ta­tions have in­cluded and ex­cluded, and fea­tures this is­sue’s Gavin Hip­kins, among many other notable artists. Visit city­gallery.org.nz for more.

Au­gust 1

2018 Nel­son Na­tional

Com­pe­ti­tion: Trip­tych Sa­lon En­tries open for the coun­try’s only pho­to­graphic com­pe­ti­tion ded­i­cated to the art of the trip­tych. For more in­for­ma­tion on cre­at­ing a trip­tych, along with sa­lon rules and en­try info, see nel­son­cam­er­a­club.co.nz.

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