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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:

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Panasonic 14-42mm @ $695
  • Olympus AF 25mm F1.8 for micro4/3s as new with hood $439
  • Olympus 9mm F8 Bodycap Lens for micro4/3s $109
  • Leica D-Lux 5 in LTD edition titanium finish with case $360
  • Pentax AF 50mm F1.7, only $79
  • Canon 7 Rangefinder with the mammoth 50mm F0.95 "Dream" lens $2,995
  • Canon EOS 20D body only $129
  • Sigma AF 50mm F1.4 EX DG in Nikon mount, only $429
  • Sony AF 10-18mm F4 E OSS for NEX, only $950
  • Nikon F4 body, only $229
  • Nikon D700 with 35k frames, only $829
  • Canon EF-S 17-85mm F4-5.6 IS USM with hood, only $349
  • Sigma AF 14mm F2.8 EX in Nikon AF-D mount $749
  • Canon EF 85mm F1.8 USM @ $459
  • Nikon AF-S 24-70mm F2.8 @ $1,895
  • Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 IS L USM $1,595
  • Sekonic L-308s Flashmate $249
  • Nikon SB-26 Speedlite, only $120
  • Nikon AF 85mm F1.8, only $359
  • Nikon AF-S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G ED VR, only $649
  • Used Nikon AF-S 105mm F2.8 VR only $895
  • Azden 330 UHF Wireless Mic Set with Lavelier Mic and Handheld Mic only $595
  • Leica MF 35mm F2.5 Summarit, only $1,249
  • Voigtlander MF 20mm F3.5 SL Color-Skopar in Canon EF mount, only $429
  • Voigtlander MF 28mm F2.0 Ultron in Leica-M mount, as new, $639
  • Nikon TC-20e III Teleconverter $595
  • Leica M8 body with 10k frames, only $1,595
  • Sony/Zeiss AF 35mm F2.8 T* FE for A7 series cameras $895
  • Canon EF 14mm F2.8 II USM L, only $2,295
  • Fujinon XF 35mm f1.4, only $595
  • Mint Panasonic GX-7 body, only $595
  • Mint Leica M9-P black paint body with only 4k frames $5,495
  • Canon EOS 7D body @ $895
  • Sony AF 16mm F2.8 "Pancake" lens for NEX, only $279
  • Mint A7r body with only 1,700 frames, only $1,995

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.


Velbon G6300D + PHD-66Q Head kit special

This Velbon G6300D tripod + PHD-66Q Head kit special is excellent buying - only $295 (usually $559) including delivery within NZ.

The tripod has aluminium legs, with a crank handle operation on the centre column for more accurate composition. The PHD-66Q ‘revolver’ magnesium head has a levelling feature on the top plate - when adopting the vertical position the unique design allows for a better centre of gravity, making it more stable for longer lenses (see pic above).

Price: $295

Order here! (Be quick - we only have six kits at this price!)

Pentax SP 10x50 Bino Special

These are great for summer holidays or for a Xmas pressie!

Pentax SP 10x50 binoculars (RRP $229), currently on special for $195 (including delivery within NZ). We have limited stocks available, so order yours now to avoid disappointment.

Key specs:

  • Fully-multi-coated optics assure maximum light transmission resulting in high quality viewing. Every surface of every element is fully coated minimizing internal glare and flare and giving a bright clear view.
  • Aluminum-diecast, rubber coated body adds strength and durability.
  • View your subjects even in dim light with high-quality BaK4 prisms that transmit more light at the edges to enhance illumination.

Price: $195

Order here!

Panasonic Bonus Lens Offer

Make use of this great Panasonic promotional offer. Buy a Panasonic GX8, GH4 or G7 camera (camera kits or body only) and you get a bonus Lumix 25mm f1.7 lens thrown in (RRP $349)! This promo applies to purchases of the above-mentioned cameras made between November 1st, 2015 and January 31st, 2016.

Prices: here

Order here!

Nikon Summer Cashback!

With good timing for Christmas, these cashback offers apply to the items below, where they are purchased between October 27 and December 23, 2015.

  • $100 cashback on Nikon D7200, D5500 and the Nikon 1 J5 and AW1.
  • $50 cashback on the Coolpix compacts: P900, P610, S9900 and AW130.
  • $25 cashback on the following Nikon DX lenses: 35mm f1.8G, 40mm f2.8G, 55-200mm VR and 18-140mm VR.

Cashback offers redeemed from

Prices: Cameras here. Lenses here.

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Nikon Summer Savings!

Here is early Christmas special pricing on Nikon D-SLRs, lenses and speedlights. Make the most of it!

  • Nikon D4s $8,090
  • Nikon D810 $4,290
  • Nikon D750 $2,700
  • Nikon D610 $2,090
  • Nikon D7200 $1,550
  • Nikon D3300 + 18-55mm kit $649
  • Nikon 14-24mm $2,790
  • Nikon 16-35mm f4 $1,890
  • Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 VRII $3,290
  • Nikon 70-200mm f4G $2,190
  • Nikon 105mm f2.8 VR micro $1,299
  • Nikon 80-400mm f3.5-5.6G $3,999
  • Nikon 85mm f1.4G $2,590
  • Nikon 35mm f1.4G FX $2,890
  • Nikon SB-910 $699
  • Nikon SB-700 $550

These are the best prices we have seen for many moons!

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!
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.
Fuji Mirrorless: New Additions to XF Lens Range
Due in early November are these 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. This firmware is planned to be available on October 29th 2015.
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
Order here!
Nikon D5200 & D7100 Firmware Updates
Nikon has just released firmware updates for the D5200 and D7100 cameras - fixing some noise issues and a few other bugs. Click the respective links above to read more and download.
The New Panasonic FZ300 is here!
Just arriving now is the new FZ300, which gives you 4K video, a splash and dust proof body, a fast f2.8 ultra long zoom (equivalent to 25-600mm) with Leica optics, a brilliant image stabiliser and much more. Click the pic for full details, and prepare to be impressed!
Price: $990 (incl. delivery within NZ).

Order here!
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!
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!
Fuji X-T1 & X-T10 Lens Combos
We have listed the Fuji X-T1 and X-T10 with any combination of lens as a bundled price, since some folks like to make up their own special kit. There are significant savings with these kits as well - a $250-$300 saving is typical over the various combinations. E.g.: X-T1 + 16-50mm purchased separately is $3,435, amd the new bundled price of $3,125 delivers a saving of $310 – very tempting.
Prices: here
Order here!
Nikon Announces Three New Lenses!
We're looking forward to seeing these new lenses in store soon:
Pricing: here
Order here!
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!
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.
Sandisk’s New iXpand Range in Store
We've found Sandisk to be extremely reliable. Save your precious images and movie files from your phone or iPad onto these iXpand portable USB drives. We have three sizes in stock:
  • 16gb $99
  • 32gb $139
  • 64gb $199
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!

Fuji Cashback Offers

The Fuji X Series Camera and XF Lenses Cashback Promo runs from 16 November 2015 to 18 January 2016.

  • $150 cashback for an X-T10
  • $200 cashback for an X-T1
  • $200 cashback for any XF lens (excludes the XF35mm F2 and the XF1.4 TC)
  • $300 cashback for the XF50-140mm or XF56mmAPD

Prices: here

Order here!

Cashback redemption: here (Claims must be lodged by 5pm on Friday 29th January 2016.)

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

Sally Mason is one of NZ’s favourite photographic artists and one of our favourite customers! Her work demonstrates creativity and a portfolio of beautiful images. If you are looking for inspiration, click the pic to check out her work, and you may also want to check out Sally’s popular workshops:

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