CREATIVE INDUSTRIES ADD $3.5 BILLION TO NZ'S GDP
A new report shows the books, music, television and film sectors of New Zealand's creative industries annually contribute more than $3.5 billion to the local economy. The four creative sectors also support the full-time employment of up to 15,000 authors, publishers, musicians, actors and writers directly.
NEW ZEALAND PHOTOGRAPHER PART OF RENOWNED WORLD PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITION
Poignant moments captured in a thought-provoking collection of the world's most powerful images of 2013 will be showcased at the Auckland premiere of the internationally-renowned World Press Photo Exhibition. Now in its 57th year, the exhibition features the best images chosen from almost 100,000 entered into the World Press Photo competition by 5,700 photographers from around the world.
AIPA LAUNCHES CLIQ
The Advertising & Illustrative Photographers Association has launched ‘CLIQ', an initiative that provides a unique and engaging platform for showcasing the outstanding imagery produced by New Zealand's leading commercial photographers.
FEATURES & COLUMNS
NEW PRODUCTS: SONY ALPHA 7 II
Sony has recently introduced another exciting addition to its full-frame Alpha 7 lineup, the Alpha 7II camera. The new mirrorless model is the world's first full-frame camera to feature 5-axis image stabilization1, allowing it to compensate for camera movement in five different directions to produce extremely sharp handheld images.
NEW PRODUCTS: LEICA T
Leica continues to celebrate its journey into the future with the launch of the radically new yet brilliantly familiar Leica T-System. Only the fourth camera system ever to be released from Leica, the Leica-T was designed with dynamic simplicity in collaboration with Audi Design.
MODEL WATCH: MEREDITH HENNESSY
Los Angeles based model Meredith Hennessy has recently arrived in Auckland following a brief stint in Bangkok. With her vibrant, bubbly personality and great 'can-do' attitude she makes shooting campaigns, catalogues or editorials a breeze.