Canon New Zealand Photography Show – New Zealand’s Professional Photography Awards and Conference.


Canon New Zealand Photography Show is an exciting event for professional photographers, aspiring photographers and students in New Zealand. With a world class line up of speakers.


Canon New Zealand Photography Show will blow you away with photography education and inspiration to get your head and heart racing. Presenters speak on a diversity of photographic subjects and genres and live shoots are all part of the event alongside a fantastic industry exhibition, and awesome social events. Come and join us!

Trade Show

Check out the best in photography brands from around the world, and visit the exhibitors and learn more about the products they sell.


Nikon Iris Awards

The Nikon Iris Awards are New Zealand’s only professional photography print competition. The aim of these print and digital awards is to recognise and honour the best in contemporary photography from New Zealand and overseas professionals. Images are judged live during the event, an experience that is hard to come by. This is a really amazing learning opportunity for all levels of photography.


Nikon Iris Awards Exhibition

Awarded images from the Nikon Iris Awards are displayed as an exhibition as judging happens.


Gala Dinner

Join us at the Nikon Iris Awards Gala Dinner as the final end to our five-day event, and join the celebrations as honours awards, category winners, International winners and the coveted title of New Zealand Photographer of the Year is announced.


New Zealand Photography Show and Iris Awards are proudly brought to you by NZIPP – the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography.