Photographic facilities

Students at the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation have access to specialist photographic equipment and technical advice.

photography studio

Architecture and design are creative disciplines. We recognise the importance of providing the best possible photographic equipment and technical advice and support to our academic staff and students.

Faculty student facilities

Students have access to a photographic area on level 2 VS2.18 (next to the Faculty Photographic technician’s office). You can use this space to photograph work that you do for course requirements or for your design portfolio.

Specialist photographic equipment is available for loan from the Technical Resource Centre.

You may also be directed to the photographic facility for specialist support, such as:

  • assistance with digital photography of models, drawings, plans, and items for documentation and assignments
  • loan of specialist lenses for digital and film cameras
  • specialist photographic advice.

School of Design Innovation photography studio

The School of Design Innovation has a separate photography studio for students taking one of the School’s photography electives. This has been relocated and is now VS0.02.

Design Photography Studio

Staff facilities and services

The Faculty maintains and operates a professional photographic studio for staff members in VS2.15. Photographic services are available in both film and digital formats, including:

  • copying images for digital and film presentations
  • photographing models, drawings, plans, and students' work for documentation purposes
  • publicity photography of activities for publication
  • producing images for web use
  • loaning digital, film cameras, and specialist lenses to staff
  • specialist photographic advice to staff
  • bulk scanning 35 mm slides of teaching resources.

Access hours

To ensure photographic resources are available, please book in advance. Our photographic technician is available between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.30 pm Monday to Friday, or by prior arrangement.