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Whether you're a professional photographer or an avid instagrammer, New Zealand provides an incredible array of targets for your lens.

Being a travel photographer means you are constantly observing the landscape and New Zealand offers everything from rainforest to mountains, plus incredible beaches.

David Oliver Photographer and Nikon Ambassador For more on New Zealand's photography offerings

Spectacular landscapes and unique wildlife

Lone Tree, Wanaka

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Milford Sound, Fiordland

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Emerald Lakes Tongariro Crossing, Manawatu


Christchurch - Canterbury
Church of the Good Shepherd, Tekapo, Christchurch - Canterbury

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From magnificent mountain peaks, to wild coastal beaches and vibrant urban centres, New Zealand is a photographer’s dream. Year-round, majestic vistas and evergreen forests present numerous possibilities for capturing stunning imagery.

In summer, take advantage of the long days and warm, golden light. As summer turns to autumn, the crowds disappear leaving open countryside with clear crisp blue skies.

Snow-capped mountains, misty landscapes and flowing waterfalls are the hallmarks of winter. In spring the return of warmer weather brings a stunning display of wildflowers mixed with frolicking wildlife.

Drone use in New Zealand

If you are intending to use a drone for capturing footage while on holiday in New Zealand, it is important to be aware of New Zealand's rules and regulations surrounding their use.

Please visit the Airshare website to find out more.


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