2015 Exhibitions are OPEN!

Our student exhibitions are open! Come and view TILT the Diploma of Creative Technologies exhibition, and Xposed the Certificate in Photography exhibition.

F Block, 20 Bell Street, WITT Campus New Plymouth. Open to the public from 10am – 4pm daily, 14 Nov – 26 Nov.

Check out some portraits of the exhibiting artists and photographers here.

Photography students win awards

WITT Art photography students entered the 2015 NZIPP Iris Awards and scooped 1 silver and 3 bronze this year. Check out the winners and entrants below. Read more about the event here.

David Burroughs

Logan Hermanns - Bronze award


Logan Hermanns - Silver award


Shari Gilbert - Bronze award

Shari Gilbert - Bronze award

Sharon Mace

Sharon Mace

Guest Speaker: Coby Slager comes to talk to the Photography students

Coby Slager (left) guest speaking at the WITT Certificate in Photography class.

A big thank you to local Taranaki photographer, Coby Slager, who came in to speak to the WITT Certificate in Photography students. Coby shared her knowledge and experience with the class, discussing what it can be like moving from study to being in the business of photography. It was great for the students to talk with someone who has been there and has real-world advice! Thank you for sharing some of your beautiful images with us. Check out her work at www.slager.co.nz.

As part of their Creative Technologies class, students formed a band! Their debut performance was captured by Dominika Zielinska, one of our Certificate of Photography students.

New. Shiny. Beautiful

So there is a delightful surprise awaiting students tomorrow morning. Our new Apple iMacs have arrived!

Here’s a sneak peak to get your heart going:

Gorgeous new iMacs, making our Mac Media Suite now the highest-spec classroom on campus!

Who gets to use them, you might be wondering? Well, if you are an enrolled student then YOU DO! Ask you tutor to schedule time for your class in here. We want all students to experience the Mac platform as well as Windows PC.

How soon can you get your mits on them? Well there is still a bit of setting up and tidying up to do, but should be happening this week for timetabled classes.

NZIPP – Mike Langford presents his work to New Plymouth photographers

New Plymouth photographers, members of the NZIPP, and students were treated to an amazing presentation by renowned professional commercial photographer, Mike Langford.

As the sun set and the wind got up, Mike spoke about his work creating books, and shared stories from his travels to China, Korea, and Japan. Thanks to Chris Hill for organising this event, WITT for sponsoring the venue and nibbles, and Mike for making the long journey to get here.

With a turn out of roughly 35 people, a mixture of NZIPP members and non-members alike, the evening was a great success and enabled local photographer to network and chat.

Photography tutor Chris Hill wins 2 in a row

Congratulations are in order for our very own tutor of photography, Chris Hill. On Monday night he won the commercial / advertising category at the Epson New Zealand Iris Institute of Professional Photography Awards – for the second year in a row!

TSB Showplace - Photo by Chris Hill

Chris entered 8 prints, and won an award on every single one. Tutors and students alike are delighted with Chris’ success.

View the winning photos here.