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Opening of Southern Light Photography Exhibition

It was a great weekend with the opening of my new exhibition “Southern Light” on Friday night and the “Plimmerton Art Day” on Saturday. It was the busiest I have ever seen the gallery, thank you to all the people that came and a big thank you to the number […]

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Milford Sound

Southern Light Exhibition

My latest exhibition Southern Light will open at the Richard Young Gallery in Plimmerton on the 8th November Southern Light An exhibition of landscape photography from the South Island; capturing the beauty of our untouched wilderness. Exhibition opening 8th November 10am-4pm as part of Plimmerton Art Day Exhibition runs from the […]

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Kapiti Mana News Paper Photography

Kapiti Mana Newspaper

I’m in this weeks Kapiti Mana News Paper. Read online at

Bird Photos at the Memelink Gallery in New Zealand

Bird Photos at the Memelink Gallery in New Zealand

  I have just finished hanging some of my bird prints in the “birdsong” exhibition at the Memelink Gallery in Petone.

FMC Photo Competition

Judging the FMC Photography Competition

I recently judged this years FMC (Federation of Mountain Clubs) Photography Competition, It was great to be asked to judge the competition along with wilderness photographer and writer Shaun Barnett. There were some brilliant entry’s this year, congratulations to the overall winner Ian Harrison.

Birds New Zealand Photo

Cover of Birds New Zealand

Two of my Gannet photographs from Farewell Spit have been use for the front and back cover of the latest issue of Birds New Zealand.

Petals Kaikoura

Petrels and Albatrosses in Kaikoura

I have just spent the last few days photographing wildlife and landscapes along the Kaikoura coastline, including these stunning petrels and albatrosses. Kaikoura has one of the greatest numbers of different types of seabirds within a small area anywhere in New Zealand, including a lot of birds that would only […]

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International Photography Awards-2

International Photography Awards 2013

I have received an Honorable Mention award in the International Photography Awards Competition. International Photography Awards (IPA) has announced the winners of 2013’s competition. Richard Young was Awarded: Honorable Mention in Nature – Wildlife category for the winning entry“Impressions of Africa.”  

Call of the wild Dominion Post

Article on Richard Young in the Dominion Post

Article on Richard Young in the Dominion Post weekend magazine Read online at

Opening of the Richard Young Gallery

Opening of the Richard Young Gallery