Issue 88

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Marsel van Oosten took top title in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. He talks to us about how he captured his winning shot and how he turned his hobby into his career

Marsel van Oosten’s award-winning image

Marsel van Oosten’s award-winning image


Megan Bowers-Vette’s latest project, Us, looks at survivors of sexual abuse. She explains how she uses photography as a tool not only for storytelling, but also for healing

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Kath


Palmerston North–based photographer Rachael Smith brings together a collection of images from her globetrotting to demonstrate how a fresh perspective can stoke the magic in everyday life

Just Hanging About, Sony a7R II, 35mm, 1/100s, f/10, ISO 200

Just Hanging About, Sony a7R II, 35mm, 1/100s, f/10, ISO 200


Guy Needham tells us about his journey to photograph the world’s vanishing cultures. The latest leg takes him to Tanzania to document a people whose way of life reaches back to the Stone Age

 
 

How to

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How to avoid burnout
Emma Hughes looks at ways to battle this treacherous condition while keeping passion for the art form alive

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How to: analogue
Si Moore looks at analogue photography’s resurgence and how it can help your own method

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How to find your editing style
Landscape photographer Thomas Busby walks us through some exercises tor develop a personal style and cohesive aesthetic using Lightroom


Gear and reviews

We look at choosing a tripod head to suit you, and check out the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Leon Rose gets his hands on the newly released Sigma 60-600mm sports lens, and we take a look at the best new gear on the market in our buyers guide.


News and events

With two of the largest events on the photography calendar set to take place in the middle of the year, NZIPP’s annual conference and PSNZ’s national convention, we take a look at what we have to look forward to at each. We shine a light on some special exhibitions coming up, and we remember renowned New Zealand art photographer Peter Peryer.

 
Eric Ronald, speaker at Ilford ExposurePro 2019, NZIPP’s annual convention

Eric Ronald, speaker at Ilford ExposurePro 2019, NZIPP’s annual convention

Ann Shelton, The Scarlet Woman, Valerian (Valerian sp.), in  The Gendered Lens

Ann Shelton, The Scarlet Woman, Valerian (Valerian sp.), in The Gendered Lens

 
Peter Peryer, Alligator, 1998

Peter Peryer, Alligator, 1998

 

Bonus workshop guide

An overview of some of New Zealand’s best 2019 workshops, both here and abroad, and catering to all skill levels.

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