The home of captivating photography

We are on a mission to unlock photography’s full value to society.

We are a community of photographers and image users.

Together, we are mastering the art of capturing and utilising captivating photographs, sharing our stories, and fostering collective growth.


Boost your confidence and elevate your visual storytelling power with Excio Academy courses. Gain exposure to a broader audience through our articles, journal, gallery, and social media channels.

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Image users

In search of fresh, authentic imagery? Look no further than Excio, New Zealand’s largest photo library, boasting an impressive collection of captivating photographs. With our simple licence you’ll uncover a world of stunning visuals ready for discovery.

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Captivating Photography Journal

Excio’s bi-monthly journal helps photographers, designers, and visual storytellers to unlock the full potential of photography.

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The Excio vision

Ana Lyubich, a lifestyle photographer and one of Excio’s founders, launched the Excio community in 2017.

In 2020, Excio realised the importance of becoming an ecosystem that truly enriches the world of photography for all those who appreciate its power. This realisation led the team to embark on a mission to define and champion value-giving photography.

So, what began as an online platform for photographers has evolved and expanded to offer personalised member portfolios, a bi-monthly journal, a curated photo library that fairly serves photographers and image users, and a community space known as the Excio Hub.

At Excio, we are devoted to fostering a growing community of passionate individuals and to helping everyone unlock the full potential that photography can provide to society.

If you share our vision and would like to be part of this extraordinary journey, we invite you to join us today.

“I like what Excio has set out to achieve. It’s not just an image library that will pay photographers fairly, but a community of photographers who can encourage each other through the various platforms such as the hub, the blog and the journal.”

Robert Sanson

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