Welcome to the official website of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZIPP) – the pinnacle of excellence in the realm of professional photography across Aotearoa. Established with a vision to elevate and celebrate the artistry of photography, NZIPP stands as the foremost authority in championing the highest standards of craftsmanship and creativity in the industry.

At NZIPP, we are a community of passionate photographers, both seasoned professionals and emerging talents, united by a common dedication to pushing the boundaries of visual storytelling. With a legacy spanning over 8 decades, our institute has been a catalyst for the evolution of photography in New Zealand, nurturing innovation, and setting the gold standard for professional practice.

Our members represent a diverse range of styles, genres, and specialties, ranging from wedding and portrait photography to fine art, landscape and commercial. Through a vibrant network of like-minded individuals, NZIPP fosters an environment of mutual learning and growth, where members exchange ideas, techniques, and insights, ultimately enriching their craft.

As a cornerstone of the New Zealand photography community, we facilitate a wide array of workshops and events, designed to inspire, educate, and empower photographers at every stage of their journey. From hands-on workshops led by industry luminaries to thought-provoking presentations exploring the cutting edge of photographic trends, NZIPP is committed to nurturing a culture of continuous learning.

Moreover, NZIPP proudly hosts our prestigious annual Iris awards that recognize and celebrate exceptional achievements in photography. These accolades serve as a testament to the remarkable talent, showcasing the best of New Zealand’s photographic prowess.

Whether you’re an established professional seeking to refine your skills or a budding enthusiast eager to embark on an exciting photographic journey, NZIPP welcomes you to join our thriving community. Together, we’ll embark on a journey of creativity, unwavering dedication, and unparalleled camaraderie.

Explore our website to discover the ¬†opportunities that await you as a part of the NZIPP family. Together, let’s illuminate the world through the lens of excellence.


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