Craig Potton


Posters by Nelson photographer Craig Potton represent the best of contemporary New Zealand nature photography at a very affordable price. Potton is a well known conservationist and the co-owner of one of New Zealand's most successful independent book publishers, Craig Potton Publishing. In pursuit of his photography Potton has tramped and climbed extensively in New Zealand, the sub-Antarctic Islands, the Dry Valleys of Antarctica, the Nepal Himalaya, and Iceland. For nearly 40 years he has documented the New Zealand wilderness, exploring relationships between the concept of artistic beauty and wilderness in the natural world. In recent years Craig has worked as a Location/Stills Photographer on The Lord of the Rings, Peter Pan and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe motion pictures. His reputation for fine art photography continues to grow, with recent exhibitions at Christchurch Art Gallery, National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, a major retrospective at the Rowe Gallery, North Carolina, USA, and major exhibitions in Poland and Israel.