Using photography to connect us as people and help conserve New Zealand’s wildlife: Interview with wildlife photographer Chris Patterson

Conservation has always been important to wildlife photographer Chris Patterson who says it is a privilege and a pleasure to be able to capture New Zealand’s unique natural biodiversity.

Learning to take better wildlife shots with Andre Kirstein

Originally from South Africa, Andre Kirstein had a moment of disappointment in his desire to take amazing wildlife photos, like those seen in magazines, when he realised that the most dangerous animal in New Zealand, where he now lives, is some kind of slug! Now capturing New Zealand’s birds rather than Africa’s Big Game, he shares his insights on what is needed for wildlife photography and how to improve those shots.

Taking to the ocean with bird photographer Graham Jones

Graham Jones takes us to the ocean in this interview where he discusses his love of kayaking and bird photography.

Making mindful nature photos - Interview with Kim Free

Learn how Kim became 2x winner of Shoot The Frame award and how she uses her passion for photography to further wildlife conservation.

The thrill of chasing birds

If you photographed a rare bird, would the brief encounter and photographic evidence be enough?

Rewild, rewind, and bond with nature through photography

Rebuild your bond with nature through photography.

Wild about wildlife: Interview with Kim Free

Excio member Kim Free first got into photography when she got an iPhone, quickly becoming hooked and purchasing a DSLR. She is passionate about nature and capturing New Zealand's extraordinary wildlife. In this interview, we learn about her photography journey and some of her most memorable wildlife encounters.

When a day of photography turns into seal rescue

Photographer Vandy Pollard helped the charity NZ Whale Rescue by taking photos of an injured Leopard Seal at Owhiro Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. This orruced simply because she was in the right place at the right time with her camera.