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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:

  • Nikon AF-S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G ED VR @ $595
  • Tamron AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC SP USD in Nikon mount $1,495
  • Pretty Olympus OM-1 + 50mm F1.8, only $199
  • Zeiss AF 12mm F2.8 Touit for Sony E Mount (not FE) $1,149
  • Sony AF 1.4x Teleconverter for A mount $595
  • Voigtlander MF 35mm F1.2 Nokton Asph in Leica M mount from $895
  • Voigtlander MF 75mm F1.8 Heliar Classic in Leica M mount $599
  • Canon EOS 5D body, only $695
  • Canon EF 70-200mm F4 L USM @ $695
  • Canon EF 17-40mm F4 L USM @ $695
  • Canon EF 24mm F2.8, only $295
  • Pentax AF 28mm F2.8, only $199
  • Bronica S2a Kit with 3 lenses, only $595
  • Canon EF 50mm F1.4 USM, only $349
  • Canon SB-E2 Flash Bracket complete with OC-E3 off camera TTL flash cable $125
  • Pentax 6x7 Kit incl Prism, 55mm, 90mm, 150mm and 200mm lenses, only $995
  • Fuji X-T1 + Vertical Grip, only $1,295
  • Nikon AF 80-400mm F 4.5-5.6 ED VR, only $1,295
  • Canon EF 40mm F2.8 STM, only $169
  • Tamron AF 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di II PZD VC in Canon mount @ $495
  • Fujifilm MHG-XT Metal Handgrip Large for XT-1, only $149
  • Fujifilm X-T1 body in black $1,095
  • Sigma AF 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG HSM OS in Nikon mount $995
  • Canon EF 100mm F2.8 USM Macro, only $499
  • Leica X2 in silver with Handgrip, only $1,250
  • Canon EOS 5D III body with only 1K Frames, modded for Astro use, running Spencers fitted Visible + Hydogen Alpha Filter, Heat reduction system and Magic Lantern firmware, only $2,695
  • Canon TC-80N3 Timer Remote $199
  • Sigma AF 50-500mm f4.5-6.3 APO HSM OS in Canon mount $1,200
  • Tamron AF 90mm F2.8 SP Di VC USD in Canon mount $529
  • Nikon AF 105mm F2.8 Micro $595
  • Broncolor FCC Colour/Flash meter $495
  • Fuji GX680 Kit with 2 Bodies & 3 Lenses, only $2,299
  • Rare full-frame Nikon AF 18mm F2.8 D @ $1,295
  • Panasonic DMC-L1 + 14-50mm F2.8-3.5 @ $849
  • Quirky Sony DSC-QX100 Cybershot $399
  • As new Nikon AF-S 28mm F1.8 G N, only $899
  • Tamron AF 24-70mm F2.8 Di USD SP in Sony A mount $1,095

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 DMC-GX8

The Panasonic DMC-GX8 is the company's flagship Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens camera, with dramatically improved features and specifications over its predecessor (the GX7).

Key features:

  • 20.3 megapixels
  • Dual Image Stabilisation
  • High speed autofocussing
  • 10 frames-per-second shooting
  • 4k Video
  • 2.36M-dot tilting OLED EVF
  • 1.04M-dot, vari-angle OLED touchscreen display
  • Rugged, splash and dust resistant magnesium alloy body

The GX8 is great buying at only $1,400 (body only). See pricing for the camera with different lens combinations here.

Order here!

Sony RX10II Special

The well-reviewed Sony RX10II is really good buying at the moment. It brings a killer versatile Carl Zeiss 24-200mm f2.8 zoom to a large-sensored 20.2 megapixel point and shoot camera with all of the professional features you could hope to have for both photos and video.

These were over $2,000, but are now on special for just $1,795.

Price: $1,795

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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

Order here!

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: $75

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Nikon Winter Pricing

  • Nikon D5 body $10,790
  • Nikon D500 Body $3,350
  • Nikon D500 + 16-80mm VR kit $4,990
  • Nikon D810 body $4,190
  • Nikon D750 body $2,759
  • Nikon D7200 body $1,479
  • Nikon AFS 14-24mm $2,990
  • Nikon AFS 16-35mm $1,890
  • Nikon AFS 24-70mm f2.8E ED VR $3,300
  • Nikon AFS 70-200 f2.8G $3,290
  • Nikon AFS 70-200 f4 G $2,090
  • Nikon AFS 80-400mm G $3,990

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New Fuji Items
Fuji have just announced two new items, to arrive at the end of June:
  • XF2X TC WR Fujinon Teleconverter (pictured). This high performance tele-converter multiplies the focal length of mounted lenses by two. It features excellent optical design, is weather and dust resistant, and operates at temps as low as -10'C. It can be used with the XF50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR and the XF100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lenses. A firmware upgrade will be necessary for these lenses and this will be available during early June.
  • XF23mm lens hood - This is a premium rectangular metal lens hood for the XF23mm F1.4 R
Prices: here
Pre-order here!
Epson SC-P800 $250 Cashback Offer!
Epson NZ are offering you a $250 cashback on their amazing SC-P800 A2 printer for purchases made between 24 March and 31 May 2016. Click the pic for more details on the printer.
Price: Epson SureColor SC-P800 A2 printer $2,345 less $250 cashback = $2,095 (incl. delivery)
Order here!
Camfi WiFi Remote Controller
New to NZ, we now have stock of the Camfi WiFi remote controller – use your smartphone or tablet to control your camera by live view (including time lapse) and view your images. It works with most DSLRs. Click the pic for more details.
Price: $195
Order here!
Fuji X-T1 Price Drop!
We now have new low pricing online for Fujifilm’s flagship model, the X-T1. Whether it’s a body, or one of their kits, all pricing has been reduced.
Pricing: here
Order here!
Cokin Nuance ND Filters
It’s a slow moving winner! These will be in store from April 14. There is a strong demand for dense ND filters - many Cokin users will be looking to add these to their bag of tricks. Click the pic to find out more.
Prices: here
Order here!
My Rode Reel Short Film Competition with $300,000+ Prize Pool!
Leading pro-audio brand RØDE Microphones is excited to announce ‘My RØDE Reel’ is back for its third year and is bigger and better! With close to 5,000 video submissions from 89 countries, ‘My RØDE Reel’ has not only become the world’s largest short film competition, but has also established itself as a staple amongst the global filmmaking community. From amateur to professional – all filmmakers are encouraged to take part and tell their story. To enter ‘My RØDE Reel’, people are required to create a short film of three minutes or less, as well as a behind-the-scenes reel that features a RØDE product being used during the production of the film. The entry kit is available now at
Two New Tamron Lenses Announced!
The well-regarded Tamron 90mm Macro is being updated, to include, amongst other improvements, stabilisation. Plus, a completely new 85mm f1.8 - with 9 circular aperture blades for gorgeous 'bokeh' - has also been announced. This lens also boasts stabilisation (a world first for an 85mm f1.8!). Click the links to find out more! No pricing or ETA for arrival as yet. Keep an eye on this page....
New Sigma Goodies Announced!
Sigma have announced four new items. The 50-100mm f1.8 DC lens (pictured) and the 30mm f1.4 look impressive, and the new adapter for Sony to Canon EF lenses will be popular, given the growth in Sony's full frame A7 series cameras.

We don't have prices or arrival dates for these as yet. Stay tuned....
Pentax K-1 Full-Frame D-SLR
The just-announced Pentax K-1 gives you 36.4 megapixels, in-body 5-axis shake reduction, a flexible tilt LCD screen, a weather resistant body and much more. Click the pic for more details. These are due to arrive at the end of April and look like they will be good buying for a well spec’d full frame camera.
Pricing: here
New Canon Goodies
Canon have just announced the following exciting new products:

The new EOS 80D boasts improved resolution, 45 AF points, new image processor, 1080p 60fps video, headphone jack (no jill) and more opportunities to set custom functions. We like the look of the new spec's. Don’t forget you can probably trade-in your DSLR on one of these.
Olympus PEN-F
Mr cool is about to knock on the door. Olympus’ new PEN-F is due into NZ soon. 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: 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: Order or 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!
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!

~ Tamron 150-600mm Lens Promo ~
Get a Free Manfrotto Monopod!

Get a Free Manfrotto monopod when you purchase the highly versatile and well-regarded Tamron SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD lens! Manfrotto’s MMXProA3 or MMXProA4 monopods are the latest models from the popular Manfrotto monopod range - and a perfect match to the Tamron SP 150-600mm.

Price: Tamron SP 150-600mm f5-6.3 Di VC USD - NZ$1,645 (be sure to specify the mount required - Canon, Nikon or Sony)

Order here!

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 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

Andy Brown is a Wanaka-based photographer, a great P&V customer and an excellent shooter.
As you will see, Andy lives in one of the best parts of Godzone. We’re a little bit jealous of his location – and his talent:

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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Phone: 0800 CAMERA