The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography proudly presents the New Zealand Photography Show, in partnership with Canon – New Zealand’s Professional Photography Awards and Conference.


The 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.


The 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.


NZIPP proudly presents the Iris Professional Photography Awards in partnership with Sony.

The Iris Awards are New Zealand’s only professional photography  competition. The aim of these awards is to recognise and honour the best in contemporary photography from New Zealand and overseas professionals. Images are judged live during the event from 11th – 13th August 2022 – an experience that is hard to come by. This is a really amazing learning opportunity for all levels of photography.


Iris Awards Exhibition

Awarded images from the Iris Awards are displayed as an exhibition as judging happens. Wander through the stunning imagery and see the amazing work on display.


NZIPP proudly presents the Gala Dinner event in partnership with CRK and Ilford.

Join us at the Gala Dinner as the final end to our five-day event, and join the celebrations as Honours awards, Iris category winners, International winners and the coveted title of New Zealand Professional Photographer of the Year is announced. This is a party you don’t want to miss.


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