AUSTRALIANS PARTICIPATE IN NZ LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION

Ken Duncan. Australia.  Manihi, Blue Lake, Southj Island. 950 x 710mm

 

 

 

Top Australian photographers to participate in the Auckland Festival of Photography, at the Contemporary Photography Foundation, Landscape Exhibition.

 

The exhibition is presented by Kinder House and the Contemporary Photography Foundation who's aim is to foster the enjoyment and profile of photography.

 

Exhibition is held at Kinder House, 1 Ayr Street, Parnell,

10am to 9pm Friday 15th June

10am to 9pm Saturday 16th June

10am to 5pm  Sunday 17th June

 

Entrance is free.  No tickets are required.

 


 

Last years winner of the Australian Professional Landscape picture of the year, Christian Fletcher. Ken Duncan who is one of Australia’s most outstanding photographers, not only a winner of the professional photographer of the year, but honoured by the Photo Imaging Council of Australia with it’s highest award. The Gold Tripod, which is only presented to recognise a pinnacle of achievement and a particularly long and outstanding contribution to the photo industry. He has won numerous International photographic awards, multiple medals for his books and more.  Finally Geoff Ross regarded as one of the most acclaimed landscape photographers in Australia.

 

Christian Fletcher is a leader in image manipulation and a great exponent of “Capture One” and “Photoshop” retouching applications.

 

Last December, Christian Fletcher and Ken Duncan participated, as instructors, in a high end photographic course PODAS, conducted in Queenstown using high technology Phase One cameras. The images on display were taken during the course. The Phase One camera is a medium format 80 mega pixel camera renowned for it’s sharpness and high dynamic range. It enables huge images to be created with utterly astounding detail.

 

Not only is Ken Duncan a great photographer, but he is a man with a mission. Absolutely dedicated to the rights of photographers to record the nations history. Through the Arts Freedom Australia society, he wages a war against restrictive legislation that continues to limit the use of cameras in public places. He proudly claims, “I’m a photographer not a criminal”.

 

Ken is also a keen follower of aboriginal people, having spent many years photographing in the Australian interior. Ken now heads the Walk-a-While project which uses the arts as a means of empowering aboriginal people’s to record their history. For more than six years, Ken has been working with Indigenous children in remote communities, providing them with the tools and skills to use photographic equipment, computers and musical instruments, to take their stories into the future. This project is now support by many corporations, musicians and photographers.

 

Ken Duncan Limited Edition Art Prints grace the walls of many fine homes and businesses right around the world. The extent to which others share Ken's unique vision is demonstrated by the popularity of his books, the record prices fetched by his Limited Edition Prints and the number of his national and international awards.

 

Geoff Ross

Geoff is a true international photographer. From his base in Australia, he travels the world seeking to capture through his own eyes inspiring photographs of the world's spectacular landscapes. His New Zealand landscape books have become best sellers in their respective categories. Geoff uses photography to convey how he sees the beauty in things.

 

The exhibition also includes leading New Zealand photographers and all work is for sale. It will be at Kinder House, 1 Ayr Street, Parnell, 10am to 9pm Friday 15th June,  10am to 9pm Saturday 16th June,  10am to 5pm  Sunday 17th June.

 

Contemporary Photography Foundation.

The exhibition is being staged by the Contemporary Photography Foundation. The Foundation is an educational and cultural non-profit organisation, dedicated to promoting photographic education and appreciation, to the public, as well as providing a space where photo enthusiasts can learn, create, discuss and show their work. CPF meets at Kinder House on the 1st Tuesday of the month. www.cpf.org.nz

 

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