Kevin Clarke

The South Island of New Zealand has been home for over thirty years. Kevin spent his post university years travelling the world including, north America, Europe and the Middle east finally settling in New Zealand in 1986. Originally from Scotland, Kevin always been passionate about capturing the beauty of the landscape.

After building a successful shipping business, he sold this in 2001 to focus on his love of photography. Joining the Christchurch Photographic Society, he

quickly rose through the grades winning awards including the NZ Photojournalism award in 2003, 2004, and 2005.

He has worked as the official photographer for many of NZs international sports bodies, successfully building a sports photography business CMGSPORT.

After the 2010 earthquake, Kevin took time out to expand his media management skills, working as a photo manager at the Rugby

World Cup in 2011, MPC photo manager at the London Olympics in 2012, and finally, as Photo Chief at the Commonwealth Games in 2014, all while maintaining the photography business in New Zealand.

An avid supporter of mentoring photo talent, Kevin continues to give back to an industry which has given him so much, hosting photography classes, hosting tours and workshops, judging and speaking at PSNZ camera clubs.

Kevin and his wife Karen, run landscape photography workshops throughout the South Island and overseas including the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Tuscany and the Camarque region of France.