Simon Devitt Prize for Photography
LiWen Choy is the winner of the 2017 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography.
The MArch(Prof) student from the University of Auckland was awarded the 2017 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography, for his entry Dissonance. This year’s theme was ‘How are you?’.
The Malaysian-born, Hamilton raised, and now Auckland-based student says he selected film as his medium as he wanted the restriction of having only 36 shots. He says this method forced him to be more thoughtful and focused with his camera.
When announcing the winner, Simon Devitt...
A while ago I was interviewed by Reuben James for his blog. I have pasted the intro below but have a look at the full post here >>
This week I transcribed a chat I had with renowned photographer, Simon Devitt a few weeks back. If you're not familiar with Simons work take notice of the magazine racks next time you're in a supermarket or bookstore and in particular HOME magazine - which usually has his images on the cover. Not confined to just the one publication, however, Simon has had his work published in numerous national and international magazines including Elle Decor (Italia)...
Ready Steady Learn w/ Simon Devitt: May 16th, 2017
Simon Devitt talks to Mikey about the photography prize that bears his name, thanks to the University of Auckland. Have a listen to the interview by clicking here!
A giant high five to the 45 winners at the New Zealand Institute of Architects' Auckland local area awards 2017. Held in late April there was a wide range of winners from educational building and theatres to houses and offices. I was lucky enough to shoot several of the winning projects, shown below.
There's more local area awards coming up through May and June – good luck to the shortlisted entries. Winners at the Local Architecture Awards level may be considered for further honours at a national level awards ceremony later in the year.
SGA Workshop and Offices
St Peters College...
I’m heading to Thames for the NZIA Waikato / Bay of Plenty Winter talk. I will be speaking about my practice as a commercial photographer of architecture, people and places as well my self-published books. All welcome!
Evening Dinner + Talk
29 July 2017
Thames Sailing Club
NZIA Members $70.00
Non NZIA Members $75.00
More information and RSVP >>
I am a keynote speaker at the upcoming InFocus 2017 event in Wellington. I will be speaking to the professional photographic community and other creatives about my practice as a photographer and my self published books. A must attend event for lovers of photography.
Find out more about the event here >>
Did your holiday involve a spot of magazine reading? If so, you may have seen Architect, Peggy Deamer’s captivating Tent Pavilion on the Kaipara in New Zealand’s North Island, which was featured in and on the cover of Home New Zealand magazine over Christmas.
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Rannoch was awarded joint NZ Photo-book of the Year at a ceremony on Friday 3 March, a really humbling acknowledgment. My very special thanks to Arch MacDonnell and Sarah Gladwell at Inhouse Design for their immense design genius and patience, and to Sir James Wallace for his trust and faith in this project.
Rannoch was jointly awarded top prize with Evangeline Davis' stunning Touchy.
An exhibition, launched on the same night as the prize-giving, features all the New Zealand and Australian Photobook of the Year Award 2016 finalist books and is currently on at Studio 541, 541 Mount Eden...
Artist Jeffrey Harris in triplicate, graces the cover of the Spring 2016 issue (159 to be exact) of Art New Zealand magazine.
The photograph accompanies an article Angels of History and Destiny: David Eggleton talks to Jeffrey Harris.
I shot this portrait of Jeffrey at his Dunedin studio last year for a forthcoming publication series I'm working on with designer Luke Scott called Ripe Fruit.
To visit Art New Zealand Magazine click here