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Christchurch, New Zealand
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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 $15 for a set of 8 printed images or sized and emailed to your address.

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:

  • Very Impressive Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2 R Asph Super EBC @ $1,149
  • Amazing Fujinon XF 23mm F1.4 R Asph Super EBC $1,049
  • Mint Fujinon XF 60mm F2.4 Macro Asph Super EBC, only $695
  • Immac Fujinon XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R OIS, only $595
  • Panasonic AF 45-200mm F4-5.6 Mega OIS for m4/3's, only $339
  • Incredible Carl Zeiss AF 135mm F1.8 Sonnar T* for Sony Alpha $1,795
  • Big Nikon AF 80-400mm F4.5-5.6 ED VR, only $1,595
  • Super Tidy Nikon D600 body with only 6K frames $1,595
  • Mint black Olympus AF 17mm F1.8 for m4/3's $495
  • Wide Tokina AF 12-24mm F4 DX AT-X pro in Nikon mount $495
  • Nikon D7000 + 18-105mm VR with only 14k frames $849
  • Mint silver Nikon FM3a body $495
  • Nikon AF-S 12-24mm F4 G ED DX $795
  • Tidy Canon EOS 40D body with 21k frames $395
  • Olympus AF 60mm F2.8 Macro for m4/3's @ $529
  • Nikon AF-S 50mm F1.8 G $229
  • Nikon AF-S 60mm F2.8 Macro $595
  • Sigma AF 10mm F2.8 DC Fisheye in Canon mount, only $559
  • Panasonic AF 12-35mm F2.8 Power OIS X Vario for Micro 4/3's @ $900
  • Mint Nikon AF-S 24mm F1.4 G ED N $2,695
  • Minter Samyang MF 24mm T1.5 in Canon EF mount, only $629
  • Canon EOS 7D body @ $895
  • Canon BG-E7 Battery Grip, only $195
  • Canon EF 24mm F2.8, the older one, only $295
  • Big Sensor Canon Powershot G1x, only $495
  • Mint Contax 167MT + Zeiss 85mm F1.4 @ $995
  • Big Gitzo GT3830 basalt tripod legs @ $549
  • Mint Tamron AF 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 in Sony A mount, $469
  • Sony AF 70-200mm F2.8 G for Alpha, only $2,190
  • Beast of a Pentax 67 300mm F4, only $395
  • Built like a tank Nikon AF-S 17-55mm F2.8 DX, only $995
  • Trick Samyang 24mm F3.5 ED AS Tilt / Shift Lens in Canon mount, only $939
  • Sigma AF 15mmF2.8 EX fullframe Fisheye in Canon mount @ $629


Panasonic FZ-200

This 12.1mp camera is always a favourite here in store, and for good reason. It's quite an engineering achievement - boasting a 25-600mm zoom, with a maximum aperture of f2.8 throughout the range(!). You get up to 12 frames-per-second shooting, full HD video, RAW shooting, image stabilisation, full auto and manual modes, and much, much more. And despite the incredible versatility, it produces excellent quality images. This popular and very well reviewed unit has now drifted down to a very accessible $700. Click the pic for full details.

Price: $700

Order here!

Fujifilm X30 Now in Stock!

This is a great update from the popular enthusiast X20, with the new large-sensored X30 premium compact having new controls and faster performance! Key features include:

  • Highly-advanced OLED EVF – fastest and highest resolving viewfinder in its class
  • Tiltable monitor
  • Manual Zoom lens
  • Dual control rings
  • New Classic Chrome film simulation

Plus it looks really nice! Click pic for full specs.

Price: $895

Order here!

Canon Pixma A3+ Printer Special

We have secured a quantity of Canon's PIXMA Professional A3+ printers to offer at special pricing – limited to existing stocks only.

  • Canon Pixma Pro 100, RRP $999 – special price of $650, including courier nationwide (or $550 pick-up from P&V)
  • Canon Pixma Pro 10, RRP $1,399 – special price of $990, including courier nationwide (or $900 pickup from P&V)

Nikon Aculon 10x50 bino
* Special *

Usually $200 – now only $165. Be quick as we only have five available. These binos are perfect for summer holidays, boating, etc. Click the pic for full specs.

Price: $165 (now only 2 left!)

Order here!


Buy Sandisk, and Be in to Win a New Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6 Car!
Buy any Sandisk product between 13 October and 31 December 2014, and you're in to win a new Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6 - worth $28,990! All entries to be completed online by midnight on the 9th of January 2015. The winner will be drawn on the 16th of January 2015. A till receipt is required for verification prior to prize being awarded. Browse our New Products menu (see 'Digital Consumables' and 'Memory') to find the Sandisk product you need, and order here!
New Canon Goodies Announced! (Now with pricing)
It's the time of year for announcements of new goodies. Here are the key announcements from Canon.
Click links for more info on each.
Availability: TBA
Pre-order here!
Panasonic DMC-LX100
We have no pricing as yet, but this new micro 4/3rds camera looks like a winner for our enthusiast photographers. We hope to see them in November. Click the pic to find out more!
Price: TBA
Leica M Edition 60 Announced

Celebrating 60 years of the renowned M series, Leica is "recreating the legend", producing only 600 of these new, plush digital cameras, with each limited edition unit numbered respectively from 1 to 600. Watch an unboxing of the camera here, to get an idea of its overall 'poshness'. We don't expect a rush on this model - while we don't have confirmed pricing as yet, it's expected to go for around 15,000 Euros, or US$20,000, so it's certainly not for the faint of heart (financially speaking). Click the pic for more on this superlative, back-to-basics photographic tool.
Price & Availability: TBA
Nikon D750 Announced!
The rumoured and much anticipated 24mp Nikon D750 has been officially announced. Watch an official intro video from Nikon here. At only 750g, this is Nikon's smallest and lightest full-frame D-SLR, and yet it's packed with high-end D-SLR specifications (borrowed from the D810 and D4s) for both stills and video. Click the pic for more details. We'll get you pricing and anticipated shipping dates as soon as we have them.
Price & ETA: TBA
New Fujifilm Goodies Announced!
  • X100T 16mp APS-C enthusiast compact with 23mm f2 lens (35mm equivalent). Take a first look preview here.
  • XT1 Graphite Silver 16mp APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Take a first look preview here.
  • XF 50-140mm f2.8 R LM OIS WR lens
  • XF 56mm f1.2R APD
Pricing & ETA: TBA
Iceland 2015 Photo Workshop!

Take a two-week bucket-list photo workshop with Craig Potton, Rob Brown and Andy Dennis in amazing Iceland in 2015 (June 21st – July 5th). There are only a few places available!
Find out more here!
Sony Alpha 7S in Store Now!
The new 12.2mp Sony Alpha 7S (A7S) full-frame mirrorless camera is now in store and available! This is, at time of writing, the world's smallest full-frame interchangeable lens camera. It boasts a massive 15.3 stops of dynamic range, and outputs full 4k 4:2:2 uncompressed video. Click pic for more info on this incredible unit!
Price: $3,200 (body only)
Order here!
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro
Tamron introduces the ultimate in high-power zoom lenses, with expanded focal lengths at both wide-angle and telephoto ends of the zoom range, providing the world’s first* zoom ratio of approximately 18.8x (*for interchangeable lenses for digital SLR cameras). Click the pic for more details on this seriously versatile new lens. These are in store now, available for Nikon and Canon cameras (APS-C sized sensors only).
Price: $849
Order here! (don't forget to specify Nikon or Canon mount!)
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 Di VC USD lens
We have received first shipments of Tamron's new super-versatile 150-600mm telephoto zoom lens.
Price: $1,490
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 X-T1, Lenses and Accessories

The Fuji X-T1 is available now, along with the following lenses and accessories:

  • X-T1 body, now $1,770
    X-T1 + 18-55mm kit, now $2,390


  • Fujifilm XF10-24mm f4 R OIS $1,490
  • Fujifilm XF14mm f2.8 R $1,350
  • Fujifilm XF18mm f2.0 $900
  • Fujifilm XF18-55mm f2.8-4 $1,025
  • Fujifilm XF23mm f1.4R $1,400
  • Fujifilm XF27mm f2.8 $695
  • Fujifilm XF35mm f1.4 $900
  • Fujifilm XF55-200mm f3.5-4.8R $1,198
  • Fujifilm XF60mm f2.4 $990

X-T1 Accessories:

  • Fujifilm NP-W126 Battery $90
  • Fuji BLC-XT1 Leather Case X-T1 $120
  • Fuji MHG-XT Metal Hand Grip X-T1 $172
  • Fuji VG-XT1 Battery Grip X-T1 $335
  • Fuji MHG-XT-Large Metal Hand Grip $220 (Bigger Version of MHG-XT)
  • Fuji GB-001 Grip Belt (HandStrap)
  • Fuji EC-XT L Long Eyecup $21
  • Fuji CVR-XT Cover Kit $11 - Includes Hotshoe Cover, Sync Terminal Cap and VG Connector Cover (Found on bottom of camera)
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

Check out the work of 23 year old Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji. He is producing absolutely beautiful images of Iran. Given the troubles in that part of the world it's refreshing to see these sublime works of art representing a culture that’s worlds apart from the tragic reports seen on our computer and TV screens.

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).
Photo & Video International
Shop 9 - Merivale Mall - Christchurch

Phone: 0800 CAMERA