Welcome to PhotoSoc.

A student-run photography club at The University of Auckland


The Club.

The Photography Society (PhotoSoc) is one of the University of Auckland's oldest student-run clubs, and has nurtured many of New Zealand's upcoming photographers.

We are a club full of photography enthusiasts - experts and amateurs alike. The only requirement to join is that you love photography. 


The PhotoSoc Perks.

Your PhotoSoc membership comes with plenty of perks! Our activities are designed to cater to both beginner and expert photographers.

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Field Trips

We love road trips! Get to know other photographers and take photos together while exploring New Zealand.



Free workshops for all members! Our workshops run weekly, covering topics of all levels to get you started in the photography business.

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A golden opportunity for members to display their work. Our exhibitions are held every semester, and they are open to the public.

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Gear Hire

We have a range of professional equipment for hire at affordable prices. As a member, you will also get access to our darkroom to develop your film.

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Photo Jobs

Photography is improved through experience. We offer our photographers all sorts of jobs, from paid events to volunteer experience.


Membership Options.



One Academic Year
($20 for for non-UoA Students)


One Semester
($15 for for non-UoA Students)


We're Sponsored by White Studios.

White Studios have the largest studio spaces and widest selection of equipment in New Zealand. They are premier dealers in Canon, Nikon, and Profoto equipment, and have a large variety of gear to cater for any shoot.

As a PhotoSoc member, you are entitled to special prices for studio space and high-end gear hire!