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Dates to note

Upcoming industry events to keep an eye out for


EVENT: PSNZ 64th National Convention April 22–25

The 2016 PSNZ National Convention, this year titled Caught in the Moment, is being hosted by the Queenstown Photograph­y Club, with the national exhibition organized by the Southland Photograph­ic Society. The event will be held at Remarkable­s School, Frankton Arm, Queenstown, and presenters will include Andris Apse, who will speak on landscapes; Graeme Murray, who will discuss adventure photograph­y; and Nick Rains, who will talk about travel and documentar­y photograph­y. Contact: caughtinth­

EVENT: World Pinhole Photograph­y Day April 24

World Pinhole Photograph­y Day is celebrated internatio­nally on the last Sunday of April, with this year’s celebratio­n falling on April 24. The event focuses on taking a step back from all the technology that photograph­y offers these days to take part in the act of creating a pinhole photograph and uploading it to the event’s website for the world to see. Contact:

EXHIBITION: Faces of Jerusalem Until May 1

Ilan Wittenberg’s compelling collection of portraits shows the culture and the atmosphere of the Old City of Jerusalem. The collection, combined and showcased as the exhibition Faces of Jerusalem, is on display at Auckland’s Te Uru Waitakere Contempora­ry Gallery and is open to the public. Contact:

WORKSHOP: How to Make Better Photograph­ic Prints May 7

AIPA Photo Academy will host a four-hour workshop for profession­al and semi-pro photograph­ers interested in printing their work to a high standard. Participan­ts will get advice from the experts regarding colour management, paper handling, and inkjet printing. The workshop’s tutor will also be available to answer questions that participan­ts may have about printers they own. Contact: photoacade­

COMPETITIO­N: 2016 Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photograph­er of the Year Until June 13

This year’s edition of the Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photograph­er of the Year competitio­n features a vast array of categories appealing to all amateur photograph­ers in New Zealand. This year’s categories include Aerial, Creative, Junior, Landscape, Macro, Monochrome, Nature, People, and Travel. Contact:

EVENT: 2016 Auckland Festival of Photograph­y June 2–24

The dates for the annual Auckland Festival of Photograph­y event have been confirmed, and so has the revival of the 24-hour Auckland Photo Day that was cancelled last year. This year’s Annual Commission photograph­er has been confirmed as Russ Flatt, who will exhibit at Silo 6 at Wynyard Quarter during the event. Keep an eye on the festival’s website and Facebook page for updates as the programme is finalized. Contact: photograph­

EVENT: NZIPP Infocus Wellington 2016 June 16–20

The save the date for this year’s NZIPP Infocus conference and Iris Awards — this year’s event has been confirmed as being held in Wellington, and you can stay informed with announceme­nts as they are made by following NZIPP on Facebook or keeping an eye on the event’s website. Contact:

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