Rising star: Matthew Chen

Matthew is sixteen-years-old and lives in Auckland. Ironically, his photography journey started when he dropped his sister’s camera at Disneyland when he was six, he hasn’t looked back since! In this interview, Matthew shares his photography journey from childhood to becoming a professional photographer. He talks about his inspiration, favorite genres, and challenges he faced.

Show us your neighbourhood! Excio's photography competition

Excio is hosting a photography competition, so be in to win. Check out our five tips for giving yourself the best chance of success. You can join in the fun if you are a beginner or a professional, as everyone has an equal chance at capturing that very special moment in time. So get snapping your neighbourhood from anywhere in the world.

Interview with Michael Cowen: A Kiwi living in UAE using the power of photography for ethical purposes

Michael Cowen is a Kiwi born and bred who has been living in the UAE since 2006. Though it’s difficult to be an amateur photographer in the United Arab Emirates, Michael still manages to nurture his passion for landscapes and work on photo projects for ethical purposes.

Aiming for a different perspective: An interview with nature photographer Alicia Joubert

Only moving to New Zealand from South Africa in 2018 and getting to grips with her camera during the Covid lockdown, Alicia Joubert is discovering that Aotearoa might be small, but it is undoubtedly mighty with countless photo opportunities - Astro being a new love but long exposure landscapes being the overall favourite for Alicia.

Let's celebrate the arrival of Spring!

The frost has gone, the birds are chirping, and the flowers are starting to bloom. Spring has finally arrived! It has been a wet and stormy winter, but now that Spring is here, there is plenty to be excited about.

It is World Photography Day!

Stock photography

Does photographing the ordinary have a purpose in stock photography?

Explore why and how taking advantage of your favourite photography genre creates purpose and an excellent opportunity for stock photography.

Excio Hub: The new online space for our members and fellow photographers

We feel we’ve outgrown our Facebook Group and need a new home for our community. Join us on this exciting journey as we are building Excio together!

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