Acclaimed by photographers, recognised by judges, cherished by collectors.


Twenty five years of award-winning photography and a firm reputation as being one of the country’s pre-eminent photographic artists, make Jackie Ranken a fitting authority to speak on Collecting Photography.


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This presentation is as much for would-be exhibitors as it is about collecting.


·      Creating a developed body of work

·      The need for a creative approach and work that interacts with the subject

·      Technical considerations for the longevity of photographs

·      How living and loving the process creates power in the image




Based in Queenstown, Jackie Ranken has created a legendary reputation for remarkable landscape photographs that have gained endless accolades both in New Zealand and abroad.



Don’t miss this chance to hear one of New Zealand’s greatest landscape photographers.


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This presentation is being held in association with Jackie’s Exhibition at Kinder House, 2 Ayr St., Parnell from 31st May – 9th June, 10.30am – 7pm.  All work is for sale by a Silent Auction.




Collectors, gallery owners and potential exhibitors Limited to 10 participants.


COST  Members $10  Non members $100




To be held at Kinder House, 2 Ayr St, Parnell

Friday 7th June, 6.30 – 7.30pm


REGISTER.  If space is available, you will be given a booking number and asked to pay immediately by bank transfer, If the event is sold out, you will be wait listed. Once payment has been received you will receive official confirmation. For cancellation policy see.



See also Jackie’s presentation on “Creating Outstanding Landscape Photographs”.



Biography — Jackie Ranken


Jackie has over thirty years’ experience within the arts.  Her interest began with photography at the age of 16. Her art practice then shifted to ceramics and painting,  gaining an Associate Diploma in Fine Arts.


Returning to photography, throughout the next fifteen years she worked within the industry as a darkroom technician, freelance photographer, wedding photographer, commercial photographer and photojournalist, learning her craft.


In 1996 she began work as a teacher of ‘Fine Art’ Photography at Illawarra TAFE, Goulburn, Australia. 


Now as an art photographer she combines her art practice with teaching as well as presenting workshops and seminars internationally. 


Jackie is a Director of Queenstown Centre for Creative Photography in Queenstown, New Zealand, where she conducts photography workshops with her husband Mike Langford:


Photographic Awards - M. Photog. IV, Grand Master NZIPP, Canon EOS Master.

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  • 2012 NZIPP (New Zealand) Highest-Scoring Monochrome Print

  • 2012 NZIPP (New Zealand) Portrait Creative Category Winner

  • 2011 Illustrative Photographer of the Year

  • 2011 Canon Landscape Photographer of the Year

  • 2011 Editorial Photographer of the Year

  • 2011 Highest-scoring Monochrome Print Award

  • 2010 NZIPP (New Zealand) Illustrative Photographer of the Year

  • 2010 EOS Master Photographer

  • 2009 NZIPP (New Zealand) Illustrative Photographer of the Year

  • 2008 EPSON/NZIPP Photographer of the Year

  • 2008 NZIPP Landscape Photographer of the Year

  • 2007 NSW AIPP Landscape Photographer of the Year

  • 2007 NSW AIPP Professional Photographer of the Year

  • 2006 NZIPP Highest-scoring Monochrome Image

  • 2005 CANON / NZIPP Iris Awards – Open Category Winner

  • 2005 CANON / AIPP Photography Book Award – Aerial Abstracts

  • 2005 CANON / AIPP Athol Smyth, Highest-scoring Monochrome Image

  • 2004 NSW AIPP Runner-up Landscape Photographer of the Year.  Highest-scoring Print


  • 2013 Ballarat International Foto Biennale in Victoria, Australia

  • 2012 The Picture Lounge-Wanaka, New Zealand

  • 2006 Skyline Gallery, Queenstown, New Zealand

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  • 2005 Hamills Restaurant, Queenstown New Zealand

  • 2003 Stills South Gallery, Sydney  

  • 2003 Photo Technica Gallery - Urban Abstracts, (She Saw) Sydney

  • 2002 Goulburn Club - Favourites, Goulburn, NSW

  • 2002 Stills Gallery - Aerial Abstracts, Sydney

  • 2002 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery- Human Constructs

  • 2002 New Contemporaries Gallery - Aerial Abstracts II, Sydney

  • 2002 Sturt Gallery - Past and Present, Mittagong, NSW

  • 2001 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery - Aerial Abstracts and Reflections on Miles Franklin's Brilliant Career

  • 2000 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery - The Making of the Olympic Rings

  • 1999 Sturt Gallery - Teachers Exhibition, Mittagong, NSW

  • 1999 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery - Transitions Goulburn NSW

  • 1998 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery - Community Images Goulburn NSW

  • 1997 Old Brewery Gallery – Teachers’ Exhibition, Goulburn NSW

  • 1988 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery - Return to Goulburn NSW


  • 2002 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

  • 2002 Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

  • 2002 New South Wales State Library


Published books:

·       Aerial Abstracts

·       Kitchen Stories

·       Rocks, grass, trees, water, clouds, objects

·       Creative Field Guide to Landscape Photography


·       1992 Associate Diploma of Fine Arts - Ceramics/painting major, Illawarra Institute of TAFE

  • 1979 Mulwaree High School, Goulburn, NSW Australia