One Community, One Magazine, and One Year Old!

Join us in celebrating our 1 year anniversary of the re-launched NZPhotographer magazine by participating in our biggest competition yet!

Judged by local and international photographers, there are 4 categories and 4 exciting prizes to be won.

The competition is now closed. The winners will be announced on 1 October in Issue 12 of NZPhotographer Magazine.




Win a Benro FH100 M2 Filter Holder Kit & Benro Hard Grad Filter

The Benro filter system is designed for precise adjustment, ultra compatibility and portability, giving landscape photographers the tools needed for professional results.



Win a DSLR Video for Photographers course bundle from Darius Stevens

This bundle is aimed to take you from beginner to intermediate skill level and have you making films, cinemagraphs and slideshows which can be sold or displayed on-line and on-screen anywhere and everywhere!




Win an Everyday Sling 10L Charcoal Bag from Peak Design

Whether you’re a beginning photographer, a pro who just needs to carry essentials, or just somebody who  prefers to pack light, the Everyday Sling is the ultimate minimalist on-the-go bag.




Win the Complete Photography Training course from Serge Ramelli

You will learn Landscapes, Black & Whites, HDR, Portraits, Time-lapse, Long-Exposure, Photoshop and MUCH more!


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Terms and Conditions

By entering the competition you agree to accept and be bound by the terms and conditions below.

  • Employees of Progear, Peak Design, New Zealand Photography Workshops, Dare Cinema, Serge Ramelli Photography, NZPhotographer magazine, Excio and their families, sponsors, agents or anyone professionally connected with the competition are not permitted to enter.​

  • You don't need to be a resident or citizen of New Zealand to participate, but images you submit for entry must have been taken in New Zealand.

  • Copyright of all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. Winning and shortlisted images may be used by Partners, Sponsors and Judges of the competition on their websites and the respective social media channels free of charge for publicity purposes in connection with this competition and will be credited if used.

  • Late, illegible, incomplete, or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt. 

  • Only 1 photo per category allowed per participant – entries must be your own original work. In the event of more than 1 image being uploaded by the same individual, the first photo received will be counted.

  • Photographs must be saved as JPEG (.JPG) files, at a setting of 10 (100%) or higher; sRGB colour space, 8-bit.

  • Title of the image must match the title in the form.

  • No watermarks / copyright units / borders / personal logos on images.

  • Minimum size 1100 pixels on the shortest edge.

  • Adjustments for exposure, white balance, contrast & levels are allowed.

  • Cropping is allowed.

  • Focus and exposure stacking, HDR, and stitched panoramas are allowed. 

  • Removal or insertion of features not in the original image is not allowed.

  • Judges have the right to request an original RAW file from finalists. 

  • No parties will be responsible in any way for the publication of an entry that is subsequently found to be in breach of copyright. Any such entry will be immediately disqualified.

  • All entries must be received by 11.59pm NZT on the advertised closing date.

  • All prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives. In the unlikely event that a prize should become unavailable, the parties involved reserve the right to substitute a prize of their choosing.

  • NZPhotographer magazine, Sponsors, and Partners of the competition cannot be held responsible and will not be liable for any loss or damage of prize (in the case of physical products) if sent to winners outside of New Zealand.

  • Winners will be announced in the 12th (October) Issue of NZPhotographer magazine, on the website and on social media.

  • The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Photographs used in the top banner: Roxanne Crawford, Peter Kurdulija, Kane Hartill, Peter Maiden, Marina de Wit, Todd Henry, Yasen Georgiev, Glenda Rees, Alex Moore, Kelly Gladwin, Michael Sutton, Lance McCaughan.

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