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Black Beaches – Richard Young

Richard Young is a full-time landscape and wildlife photographer based in Wellington and the founder of New Zealand Photography Workshops. He is a brand ambassador for Benro Filters and a printing ambassador for Epson New Zealand. The deep shadows of floating islands and black...

What are you Photographing?

Often while immersed in capturing a stunning landscape, bathed in beautiful warm light at sunset, a passer-by will stop to talk to me. The first and more than likely only question will typically be; “what are you photographing?” As if there is something that they are missing...
Mt Ngauruhoe

Discovering Style and Vision

An Introduction to Style and Vision “How do we find our unique expression of the world, and how can we convey this to the viewer?” Achieving competence in photography is easy enough; with some basic technical understanding, almost anybody can create a good photograph. In the age...

Devil in the Detail – Shaun Barnett

Shaun Barnett gives advice for the aspiring macro nature photographer. While taking my children on nature walks when they were small, I was often surprised by what interested them. Big, impressive mountain vistas? Zero enthusiasm. A small leaf on the track? Appealing. Some...

Top Locations for Long Exposure Photography in New Zealand

With Richard’s passion for long exposure photography and knowledge of the best spots in the country, he has put together a list of his favourite ten locations for long exposure photography in New Zealand. Long Exposure Workshops Feeling inspired? Learn how to do long exposure...

NZPhotographer Landscape Competition

  For more information and to enter the competion follow the link below.

‘What’s in My Bag?’ with Shaun Barnett

Shaun Barnett – Professional landscape photographer and NZPW tutor. Location: Tunnel Point, Dunedin, Otago Richard Young and I spent a great afternoon here before one of our Otago Wildlife Master Classes in 2019. I’d seen pictures of Tunnel Beach before but never been...

Shooting Sharp Landscapes

  How important is sharpness? Well, this depends on the end-use of your image. If you are only ever going to display your image at a maximum size of 1200 pixel on Instagram, Facebook or a website, I would say not very. If however, you intend to make large scale prints of an...

How Long is “Long Enough”?

New Zealand’s beauty and diversity of land and seascapes make it a world-class location for long exposures. The Bay of Plenty on New Zealand’s North Island is named by Captain Cook for having a vast abundance of everything. There are a variety of different beaches and...

Black Beaches – Richard Young

Richard Young is a full-time landscape and wildlife photographer based in Wellington and the founder of New Zealand Photography Workshops. He is a brand ambassador for Benro Filters and a printing ambassador for Epson New Zealand. The deep shadows of floating islands and black...

What are you Photographing?

Often while immersed in capturing a stunning landscape, bathed in beautiful warm light at sunset, a passer-by will stop to talk to me. The first and more than likely only question will typically be; “what are you photographing?” As if there is something that they are missing...
Mt Ngauruhoe

Discovering Style and Vision

An Introduction to Style and Vision “How do we find our unique expression of the world, and how can we convey this to the viewer?” Achieving competence in photography is easy enough; with some basic technical understanding, almost anybody can create a good photograph. In the age...

Devil in the Detail – Shaun Barnett

Shaun Barnett gives advice for the aspiring macro nature photographer. While taking my children on nature walks when they were small, I was often surprised by what interested them. Big, impressive mountain vistas? Zero enthusiasm. A small leaf on the track? Appealing. Some...

Top Locations for Long Exposure Photography in New Zealand

With Richard’s passion for long exposure photography and knowledge of the best spots in the country, he has put together a list of his favourite ten locations for long exposure photography in New Zealand. Long Exposure Workshops Feeling inspired? Learn how to do long exposure...

NZPhotographer Landscape Competition

  For more information and to enter the competion follow the link below.

‘What’s in My Bag?’ with Shaun Barnett

Shaun Barnett – Professional landscape photographer and NZPW tutor. Location: Tunnel Point, Dunedin, Otago Richard Young and I spent a great afternoon here before one of our Otago Wildlife Master Classes in 2019. I’d seen pictures of Tunnel Beach before but never been...

Shooting Sharp Landscapes

  How important is sharpness? Well, this depends on the end-use of your image. If you are only ever going to display your image at a maximum size of 1200 pixel on Instagram, Facebook or a website, I would say not very. If however, you intend to make large scale prints of an...

How Long is “Long Enough”?

New Zealand’s beauty and diversity of land and seascapes make it a world-class location for long exposures. The Bay of Plenty on New Zealand’s North Island is named by Captain Cook for having a vast abundance of everything. There are a variety of different beaches and...

Photography Workshops

NZ Photography Workshops

Small Group Workshops

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