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: 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.
NEW PRODUCTS: CANON POWERSHOT G1X MARK II
Canon has announced the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II - a new flagship compact camera and successor to the Canon PowerShot G1X, boasting the best imaging performance ever seen in a Canon compact camera.
NEW PRODUCTS: SONY ALPHA 7 & 7R
Hotly awaited by professional photographers and enthusiasts, the Alpha 7 and Alpha 7R from Sony set an exciting new benchmark in digital imaging. A game-changing blend of imaging power and portability, both mirrorless models redefine the creative options of full-frame photography in a palm-sized interchangeable lens camera.