D-Photo No 74 October-November 2016

D-Photo is New Zealand’s No.1 digital photography magazine helping Kiwis get to grips with their cameras and use them more creatively. By providing quality how-to features, product reviews, and inspirational pictures, the magazine gives its loyal and ever-increasing subscriber base the information and confidence they need to embrace digital camera technology and make photography a part of their everyday lives. Enjoy the stunning work from talented New Zealand photographers and see the New Zealand landscape and people in a way no one else can in each and every issue.

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talented kiwis

It sometimes feels that we're a bit isolated from the rest of the world here in little old New Zealand, and that it's a lot harder for Kiwi artists to get noticed internationally, but, when you take a closer look, Kiwis are making it big all over the show. Even in just the last few months, I've been made aware of Cathy Carter being a finalist in the Sydney Head On Photo Festival and then taking her exhibition to New York. Then, there's The International Collaboration Project, one half of which is Kiwi Deb Young, who's been working with American Francisco Diaz and is having their combined works seen around the world. And when you check out the news section of this issue, you'll read all about Ata Te Tangata,…

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community perspective

We want to show oyour work, so, each issue, we showcase what you're all working on and publish the communication we have had with you. Make sure you keep us informed by emailing editor@dphoto.co.nz Instagram inspiration In the last issue of D-Photo, we introduced the new column Trends, which, for its first instalment, looked at high-dynamic-range (HDR) imaging. Jennifer of Jet Set Brunette Photography (in Sydney) sent us an image that she edited in Adobe Lightroom after reading the article, and she says she's been inspired to go out and give HDR photography a whirl out in the field. Great to hear! Make sure you share your photos with us on Instagram by including #nzdphoto in your captions. We share new photos regularly, so follow @dphoto_magazine to stay inspired and see what photographers…

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cathay pacific travel media awards winning photographers revealed

Held at Auckland's Heritage Hotel on the evening of Friday, August 19, the Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards showcased the works of New Zealand's travel writers and photographers, inspiring those attending to jot down the names of the winners and runnersup so they could later locate their creations to read and view themselves. For the last three years, images that were published in D-Photo magazine have taken out the top honour as the Cathay Pacific Travel Photographer of the Year, and the 2016 award kept the winning streak alive, with Ilan Wittenberg being selected as the 2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Photographer of the Year for his photo series taken in the Old City of Jerusalem, which was published in D-Photo Issue No. 68. The Heritage Boutique Collections Award for the Best Travel…

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ata te tangata heads offshore to china

An exhibition created by photographers of Maori and Pacific heritage will head to the world's largest photography festival, China's Pingyao International Photography Festival, to be held over September 19­25. Ata Te Tangata, an Auckland Festival of Photography exhibition, was curated by Rosanna Raymond, and will feature at Pingyao prior to being shown here in New Zealand as a core element of the 2017 Auckland Festival of Photography. The exhibition features work from photographers Siliga David Setoga, Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes, Tanu Gago, Ane Tonga, Grant Apiata, Linda T, Raymond Sagapolutele, Russ Flatt, Lisa Reihana, Emily Mafile'o, Pati Solomona Tyrell, and Natalie Robertson — all photographers of Maori or Pacific descent from Aotearoa. Their images bring to light the people and the landscapes of a contemporary Polynesian experience that is unique to Aotearoa. Sagapolutele…

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five minutes with michael miller

The SAE Creative Media Institute has appointed a new film department coordinator — academic and film-maker Michael Miller, who will head the institute's Bachelor of Film Arts degree and Diploma in Film Arts. Miller, who hails from Utah in the US, first came to New Zealand in 2002 as a 23-yearold, backpacking and hitchhiking his way around the country. His Kiwi experience stayed etched in his heart, and he returned in 2003 with a view to staying permanently. Apart from a stint in Japan at Tokyo's Waseda University to study film and television for a year (where he met his wife-to-be, fellow American Lisa), he's been in New Zealand ever since. Miller completed the final aspects of his bachelor's degree in film and television at the University of Auckland, and quickly followed…

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whangarei gets the go ahead for camera obscura sculpture

Photographer Diane Stoppard, architect Felicity Christian, and sculptor Trish Clarke have joined forces to work on the Camera Obscura — Whangarei Sculpture project. The plan proposed to the Whangarei District Council was to create a large interactive steel sculpture that would reflect Whangarei's waka history and house a camera obscura within it. The trio has now received the exciting news that their project has been approved. The sculpture will be located on Pohe Island looking towards the Te MatauPohe lift bridge, and the council will cover its ongoing management and maintenance. Stoppard said, "The camera-obscura project is really exciting — we have been working on it for a year now ... [and] we are gearing up for a Kickstarter crowd-fund in November ... We intend the camera obscura to be an…