Dates to note
Upcoming industry events keep an eye out for
EVENT: Auckland Festival of Photography
Open until June 20
New Zealand’s biggest celebration of all things photographic, exhibiting citywide, hosts a range of talks, special events, and exhibitions.
SHOW: North Shore Photography
Winning prints and digital images submitted to this year’s North Shore Salon of Photography will be on display at Mairangi Arts Centre.
SHOW: 2015 World Press Photo Exhibition
The 57th World Press Photo Exhibition will display this year’s best international current affairs photographs at Auckland’s Smith and Caughey’s.
SHOW: Candice Breitz video installation
Open until July 26
The Woods, King, and Factum, which are three of Candice Breitz’ video works that explore the way identities are established and performed, are installed at City Gallery Wellington.
COMP: 2015 Epson/NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards
Open until July 29
Entry to this year’s Iris Professional Photography Awards is open until July 29, with early-bird entries closing on July 22. Judging takes place during August 6–8, with the Awards Gala Dinner on August 10.
SHOW: Norm & Noeleen
Open until August 2
Two personal series, captured by Bernie Harfleet and Donna Turtle Sarten, each following the demise of a parent, are on display at Tauranga Art Gallery. Warning: there are images of a sensitive nature in this exhibition.
EVENT: National Geographic Live presents My Nine Lives
Award-winning photographer Steve Winter shares incredible images and stories from his explorations and his work in saving and sharing the beauty of big cats. Auckland, August 5, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, and Wellington, August 6, Te Papa Museum.
COMP: Creative Focus competition
Open until August 9
Categories for this year’s competition, hosted by Pukekohe Franklin Camera Club, include Beautiful Blur, Colour Harmony, Mirror Image, and Creative Focus (open category).
EVENT: Infocus 2015 Conference
Hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZIPP), this year’s conference will be held in Queenstown and will feature more than 10 speakers to inspire your photography.
SHOW: ANZAC: Photographs by Laurence Aberhart
Open until December 6
More than three decades’ worth of photographs of World War I memorials throughout New Zealand and Australia is on display at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.