The Auckland Festival of Photography is an annual free region-wide community Festival. NZ's only photographic festival, every June.
This annual Festival is produced by a registered charitable trust working to further the presence and awareness of photography. The Festival encourages participation from people of all walks of life to share their unique stories through the democratic medium of photography. In the last 16 years, over 780,000 visits have been made to festival exhibitions, talks, and events across the city.
Over 1100 exhibitions and events having been presented, partnered and attended. All free to the public, showcasing photography, through our themed exhibitions, Core programme, Talking Culture Series, Portfolio Reviews, Annual Commission, Auckland Photo Day. There is also an open access Satellite Programme - a mix of emerging, student, amateur and grass roots photography.