Steel-ing the show: Emma Steel Photography

Emma Steel’s intrinsic artistic abilities shine through in her work, which spans captivating fine art portraits, commercial photography and fun, creative pet snaps.     An accredited and Master of Photography of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography, she’s caught winning shots high (in a plane with the NZ Flying Doctors) and low (in […]

From the world to Christchurch: IBK Photography

IBK Photography is an international photography studio based in Merivale and specialises in a natural photography technique that captures the very best images of each client.     IBK works with Aotearoa’s most successful businesses including Portfolio Models, Untouched World, The George Hotel and Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū. IBK includes Eco-Framing, The […]

Life on film

Four Canterbury photographers have been recognised in the prestigious NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year competition. ‘A Year in Aotearoa’ is currently on display at the New Zealand Maritime Museum in Auckland, but Metropol has selected four of the six winning photos from, locals, Toby Dickson, Struan Purdie, Alden Williams and Nathan Secker to share […]

Capturing the beauty of life: MadLove Photography & Design

Visual artist Ross Davidson says it was due to a period spent living in Japan that his fascination with Asian cultures and art began. “Japan is a big influence on my work. It’s a very rich and visual culture – their positivity, connectedness and whole respect they have for each other; I felt very connected […]

Expert photography workshops

Multi award-winning photographer Scott Fowler first picked up a camera at age six – and for the next 50 years he has barely put it down.     After being successful in a number of international photography competitions in 2008, people began asking Scott for his expert advice, so he started running one-day workshops from […]

A global odyssey

It was a “life is too short” moment that led a photographer from Loburn on a journey to meet the people who have lived on earth the longest.     Last year, Katherine Williams of Tandem Photography travelled to some of the world’s most interesting crevices, which culminated in her winning New Zealand Institute of […]

Capturing memories: Jack ‘n’ Jill Portraits

Providing a unique, fun and rewarding way for organisations to raise funds, Jack ‘n’ Jill Portraits Ltd has been bringing joy to thousands of families across the country for more than 20 years.     From preschools, kindergartens and primary schools to sports clubs, Scouts and other groups – the company offers an easy-to-organise event […]