Congratulations to Palmerston North based photographer and UCOL lecturer Kaye Davis who has been named New Zealand Professional Photographer of the Year, at the recent 2013 Epson / NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards held in Auckland. Kaye also won the Creative Category, and is the sixth NZIPP member to be awarded title of Grand Master (GMNZIPP) at the Iris Awards. The GMNZIPP is the highest distinction that can be awarded at the Iris Awards, and is presented to photographers who have achieved the distinction of NZIPP Fellow (FNZIPP) six times.
Mike Langford, President of the NZIPP said “Kaye Davis continually produces images that are at the cutting edge of the creative photographic process. She pushes the boundaries with her experimentation and originality, and shows us new ways of seeing.”
The Epson/NZIPP Iris Awards Gala DInner was held at the Pullman Auckland Hotel, and was also a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the insitute.
Mike Langford - NZIPP President and Greg Skinner - Epson NZ present the trophy to Kaye Davis - NZ Professional Photographer
of the Year 2013
Martin Bentley Smith