Featured Speaker - Ian Rotherham
Ian Rotherham joined the Foxton Camera Club in 1982 with a borrowed Pentax K1000. In 1988, he started in the photographic industry in Wellington at ‘Photography by Woolf.’ In 1989 he won the PSNZ Young Photographer of the Year Award. Currently, Ian is a Fellow and qualified portrait member of the NZIPP.
Over the past 30 years, Ian have run his own commercial studio, worked in wholesale and retail photographics, and was a photographer at Waikato University. He has been a Senior Lecturer at UCOL for 16 years where he covers the full gamut of professional photography, business studies. Ian have produced a range of research projects including exhibitions and books. The most recent project was the ‘100 Weeks of Portraits’ book.
Ian has shot everything from weddings, product, scientific, documentary, and pictorial, but his main passion is photographing people. He enjoys working with other photographers and students to create new work.
“My biggest satisfaction is seeing my students make amazing images and grow in their professional practice.”
Featured Workshop Presenter - Alastair McAra
Alastair McAra is a Wellington based professional photographer and tutor offering workshops in all aspects of digital workflow. This includes Lightroom & Photoshop plus book making, printing, colour management from capture to output.
He provides specialist private and commercial training in all aspects of digital photography and image management including camera operation and post processing.
One of the most frequent areas he covers is setting up and using Lightroom – for both image management and post processing.
Other areas of training he provides includes high quality image scanning (both from film and prints) and all aspects of pinhole photography (including camera construction).
His clients range widely from working professional photographers to keen amateurs. A lot of this work is done one to one and he uses remote access to sort out people’s issues remotely.
Many Wellington based photographers will also know Alastair as he works part time in Wellington Photographic Supplies. He is also part of team involved in running New Zealand Photographic workshops.
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