2 Galleries - 4 Seasons Photography

Photography through inspiration and exploration

Your guide and tutor is well-known and respected photographer, Helen McLeod. Helen is a Fellow of the Photographic Society of New Zealand, an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society and holds a Gold Portfolio Distinction with the Photographic Society of America.

Helen's fine art photography is revered throughout New Zealand. Some of this can be seen in Christchurch at Chambers Art Gallery or Magma Art Gallery, or viewed by private appointment.

Photo Tours

No matter your level of photographic experience, our tours will assist you to get the most from your photographic journey into exquisite countryside.

Numbers of photographers are limited to small groups so that your guide can give your her full attention enabling you to get stunning images to remind you of your experience.

Photographic Courses

Helen has a large number of years experience in post-production techniques and methodologies, and while not professing to know everything, she is willing to share her knowledge and secrets.

If you are not quite so proficient with what your camera's capabilities are, Helen is also available to take you out into the field so that you become more comfortable with your camera and it's workings.

Should you wish to explore the world of Fine Art Photography, then Helen runs introductory workshops covering this topic. Filled with a vast array of techniques these day courses are bound to get you inspired to try your own version of this genre of photography.

Fine Art Photography

Through the medium of Fine Art Photography Helen has learnt to train her mind to see the creative possibilities in any situation, no matter how ugly they may be.

She has won a number of prestigious medals and awards within NZ and internationally with her photographic work. As a result she has been exhibited in New Zealand, Australia, America, Canada, South Africa, Germany, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

Why Us?

Helen's photographic work has won her a number of accolades both in New Zealand and overseas.

Most notably:

  • Gold in the NZ Institute of Professional Photographers Iris Awards

  • Gold in the Queensland International Digital Circuit (Aus)

  • Gold in the NZ International Salon

  • Gold in the North Shore Salon of Photography (twice)

  • Gold in Creative Focus

  • Silver in the Maitland International Salon of Photography (Aus)

  • Silver in the Laurie Thomas NZ Landscape Salon

  • Silver in the 4 Nations Photographic Salon (Canada)

  • Bronze in the Photographic Society of NZ National Exhibition