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Featured Secondhand
Get 'em while they're hot

Looking for quality used camera gear? Check out our secondhand database. And, below are a few of our just-in favourites:

  • Hasselblad MF 150mm F4 Sonnar T* CF, only $595
  • Zeiss AF 24-70mm F4 OSS for Sony FE mount @ $1,295
  • Nikon SB-700 Speedlight $380
  • Nikon AF-S 50mm f1.8G Ltd with the silver ring $295
  • Nikon AF-S 40mm F2.8 DX G Micro, as new, only $349
  • Olympus Pen E-P3 + 17mm F2.8, only $495
  • Nikon SB-28 Speedlight $100
  • Super low mileage Nikon D80 body $199
  • Nikon AF 35mm F2 $295
  • Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8 L USM @ $1,295
  • Canon Eos 60D Body with 15K Frames $595
  • Nikon D3 body with only 14k frames! $1,995
  • Nikon AF 85mm F1.4 D @ $1,295
  • Nikon AF-S 50mm F1.4G @ $595
  • Sony AF 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS for NEX $295
  • Nikon F4 + 35-50mm F2.8, only $329
  • Nikon D5100 body, 13k frames, $349
  • Sigma AF 50mm F2.8 EX Macro in Nikon mount $295
  • Olympus Stylus 1, only $429
  • Samyang MF 35mm F1.4 in Canon EF mount $495
  • Canon EF 180mm F3.5 L USM Macro @ $1,290
  • Canon MR-14EX Ringflash $649
  • Panasonic AF 45-150mm F4-5.6 Asph Mega OIS HD for micro4/3's, only $239
  • Nikon TC-14E III 1.4x Teleconverter $595
  • Sony AF 50mm F1.8 OSS for NEX $375
  • Canon XF100 Camcorder with Spare High Capacity Battery BP-970G, 2x 64GB Sandisk Extreme CF Cards, Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Mic + Short XLR Cable & Dead Cat windsock and Lowepro Case - $2,500
  • Sennheiser EW-100 G3 Wireless Lapel Mic with Bodypack and Receiver $449
  • Sigma AF 120-400MM F4.5-5.6 APO HSM OS in Nikon mount @ $759

Passport Photos

The team at Photo & Video take hundreds of passport photos with a very high acceptance rate. We pride ourselves on doing all the difficult ones most stores shy away from - little babies, Dutch & German passports, complicated visa images. We have the specifications in store for most things, but if you need a photo for something very strange it may pay to bring in the specs you require.

No appointment necessary, and the whole process takes about 5-7 minutes.

We are also able to send your passport photos to you electronically if you require them for an online application.

Passport photos, printed or electronic are $20 for a set of 8 printed images or sized and emailed to your address.


Panasonic Pencil Sharpening

The Panasonic DMC-FT6 is a tough little number. Wet or dry the FT6 is perfect, it can handle scuba diving and trekking or use it on site – perfect for anybody in construction. Get one now for only $390.

The Panasonic DMC-GH4 – for attention budding 4K videographers with a story to tell, you have two kits from Panasonic to tempt you:

  • GH4 + 12-35mm f2.8 lens kit $2,690
  • GH4 + 14-140mm kit $2,390

Order here!

Sony Specials for February

If you've been putting off buying a new Sony camera, you might want to reconsider in light of this special February pricing....


  • Sony A6000 + 16-50mm kit $1,099
  • Sony A7II body $2,350
  • Sony A7RII body $4,659
  • Sony A7SII body $5,090
  • Sony DSC RX100 II $899
  • Sony DSC RX100 III $995
  • Sony DSC RX10II $2,090


  • Sony HDR PJ670 $1,099 (RRP $1299)
  • Sony HDR PJ410 $539 (RRP $599)

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Panasonic GX8 Bonus Offer!

Starting now, Panasonic are offering the awesome 20 megapixel GX8 with a Panasonic 128gb SDHC card included – and either a 42.5mm f1.7 lens or the 30mm f2.8 macro lens for free!

Prices: here

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Peak Design Capture Pro

Capture Pro by Peak Design is a pro-quality camera carrying clip which allows you to securely carry any camera on any backpack strap, belt or bag. It has an all-aluminum, extra-durable construction, and is compatible with multiple tripod types, and can be used as a tripod head itself. The quick-release locking action lets you access your camera with the click of a button.

Watch this video to see how it works.

Price: $145

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Zeiss Lens Cleaning Kits

This practical belt bag made from high-quality material contains everything you need to care for your lens equipment:

  • Air blower
  • Dust brush
  • Lens cleaning solution (30 ml)
  • Microfibre cloth (18 × 18 cm)
  • 10 moist cleaning wipes

Zeiss cleaning products allow you to remove even the smallest dirt gently but effectively. They are suitable not only for camera lenses, filters and spectacle lenses, but also for binoculars and LCD displays such as those on your laptop or smartphone.

Price: $66

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Nikon New Year Pricing

  • Nikon D4s $7,690
  • Nikon D810 $3,990
  • Nikon D750 $2,595
  • Nikon D610 $2,090
  • Nikon D7200 $1,479
  • Nikon D3300 + 18-55mm kit $749
  • Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f2.8G $2,990
  • Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f4G $1,890
  • Nikon AFS-70-200mm f4 VR $2,090
  • Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f2.8 VRII $3,290
  • Nikon AF-S 105mm f2.8 VR $1,295
  • Nikon AF-S 80-400mm VR $3,990

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Ilford Galerie Discovery Packs

These discovery packs are an excellent way to try out some of Ilford’s latest papers.

  • 2004979 Fine Art Discovery Pack A4 $40 (5 sheets each of Cotton Artist Textured, Gold Fibre Gloss, Textured Cotton Rag, Smooth Cotton Rag).
  • 2004978 Smooth & Silk Discovery Pack A4 $32 5 sheets each of Smooth Pearl, Smooth Gloss, Gold Fibre Silk, Gold Mono Silk.

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Olympus PEN-F
Mr cool is about to knock on the door. Olympus’ new PEN-F is due into NZ late February. We had a sneak preview this week. This highly spec’d and stylish camera will appeal to many. Click the pic to learn more. The PEN-F is available as a body only in black or silver.
Price: $2,045 body only (see lens pricing here)
Pre-order here!
New Fuji X-Series Items
Once bitten by the Fuji X-series bug, many find they're forever smitten. Well, we're eagerly anticipating the next rollout of X-series gear. We've updated our Fuji Digital page with the new items (cameras and accessories), and below are a few of the items we're being asked the most about: Pre-order here!
Nikon D500
Nikon's latest flagship DX format D-SLR, the new D500, looks hot! You get 20.9 megapixels, 10fps shooting(!), 4K UHD video, a rugged and weather-resistant body, and much more. Click the pic for more details. We're currently expecting first deliveries at the tail end of March.
Price: here
Pre-order here!
Nikon D5 Announced!
Nikon's best kept secret is finally official…. With a phenomenal new 153-point autofocus system, highest standards of expanded ISO sensitivity, turbocharged workflow and exceptional durability and image quality, the new flagship FX (full-frame) Nikon D5 is the most powerful camera in Nikon history. Click the pic to find out more. Pre-order now for a late March delivery.
Price: here
Pre-order here!
Two New Tamron Lenses Available!
These are now available! They'll be great for atmospheric shots with tack sharp subjects and beautiful bokeh (foreground and background blur). Take a look at the links below, and also check out this video: Price: $1,190 (RRP $1,249)
Order here!
Fuji Mirrorless: New Additions to XF Lens Range
Here are two new additions:
A firmware update is required for all Fujifilm X series camera bodies in order to provide full compatibility with the above items.
Pricing: here
Pre-order here!
Sony a7S II Now Available!
Sony's latest full-frame a7-series camera, the a7S II, is now in store! Offering ultra-high sensitivity and wide dynamic range across the entire ISO range and 5-axis image stabilisation for greater shooting control, the a7S II "delivers stunning image quality for photographers who shoot in the most challenging light conditions". Click the pic for the Sony press release, and click here for a good run-down by
Price: here
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Pricing
Olympus appears to have taken a great little camera and made it even better. The OM-D E-M10 Mark II is small on size, but large on features and performance. We're sure this new model, with its in-body 5-axis image stabilisation, high resolution viewfinder, 8.5 fps shooting and much more, will be a hit. Click the pic for more details. They're not here quite yet, but we'll give you news on availability as soon as we get it.
Availability: TBA
Pricing: here (see "Digital SLR" section)
Pre-order here!

Nikon: 2-Year Warranty For Goods Purchased Through Authorised Dealers

Nice! Nikon is now adding 12 months of product warranty to the standard 12 months (this additional 12 months of warranty cover must be registered for via the website). This initiative is designed to further identify the service delivery differences between grey importers and authorised resellers.

X-Rite Colormunki Smile

Easy install and operation to calibrate your screen - take the guesswork out of your colour work!
Price: $149
Order here!
P.S. Other Colormunki options can be found here.

Iceland Photo Tour: 2-16 July 2016

Not to be missed, if you can help it, is this opportunity to join photographers Mark Watson and Rob Brown on a once in a lifetime tour through Iceland’s remarkable landscape. Click the pic above to find out more!
Evoc Bags Now in Store
You bike aficionados know Evoc – big on quality and great looking gear. That’s German engineering for you. Same goes for their range of camera bags - well made, excellent design and looks. These are in store now!
Pricing: here
Order here!
Free Photographic Magazine
Click the pic to read the latest edition of f11 Magazine - it's free, online and made right here in New Zealand for a global audience in the tens of thousands. f11 is presented in a convenient page flip format, or you can download it as a PDF. You can also browse back issues to your heart's content. It's a nice paperless way to kill a few hours. Images in the magazine will inspire your photography, and you might even learn some useful techniques along the way.
Find a Photographer!
Over the last few years we've been putting together a database of photographers from all over New Zealand as a service to our customers. Every day we add more professionals and enthusiasts to the list, so if you're looking for a photographer, or you'd like to be on the list check it out!

ONA Bag Range

We have a nice range of ONA bags in P&V now. They are admittedly expensive, but beautifully made and built for a lifetime. In addition to all of this they also smell nice, which you can't say that about everyone.

Prices: here

Order here!

Looking for older videos?
Go to our video archive page!

Go Pro & Sony Action Video Cameras

See our Go-Pro and Sony Action Cam Price Lists!

Gear Hire and Trade-ins

Hire: Please note we also have secondhand stock available to hire. Day rates start at $25, with items over $500 being available at 5% of their listed price per day.

Trades: Don't forget we do trade-ins. Take the sting out of that new purchase by turning some of those disused items into a part payment for your new gear.

Email us now at for a quote.

Photographer Spotlight

Jono Tucker, videographer - it's a bit of a departure for us to feature moving pictures, however this imagery appealed. Click the pic to take a look:

Just Thought You Should Know...

Yes, we're known as a top quality advanced high-tech digital photo lab - but did you know we're still processing and printing from all kinds of 'ancient' media. Yes, that means film!

  • We still process C41 film onsite
  • We still print from all types of film - even old 110s, and from 120 negs up to 6x9
  • We can print your old B&W negs, even those really old ones you found in Nana's old boxes
  • We can scan and digitise all your films, B&W, slides and slide films (and even fix up the scratches and other imperfections if you like)
  • You don't even need to have the film! We can make digital copies of your old photos as well
  • Video tapes and movie film transfers to DVD
  • and, oh... We still even sell film!

As your old photos and film may well be deteriorating with age (as they do), it might be worth spending a rainy day to pick out those you can't afford to lose and have us print and/or digitise them - giving them a new lease of life. Just a thought...

Note: All prices on this website are in New Zealand dollars, include GST (15% Tax), and are subject to change without notice. The GST can be removed for export orders (i.e. for goods freighted outside New Zealand).
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Shop 9 - Merivale Mall - Christchurch

Phone: 0800 CAMERA