Stephen Barker, owner of Barker Photography, is an event photography specialist. His experience and knowledge of Hamilton and the Waikato sees him showcasing conferences, trade shows, and awards ceremonies at venues across the region.

Over the past 12 years, photographer Stephen Barker, owner of Barker Photography, has delivered outstanding event photography services for his clients. Whether it’s a conference, gala dinner, trade show, or awards ceremony, Stephen has the right skills to get the right pictures. He knows the Hamilton and Waikato region well and has worked at all venues large and small. From Waitomo Caves to Hobbiton, and across Hamilton from Claudelands to Mystery Creek, Wintec and FMG Stadium, Stephen is well known and well regarded. From small niche events for a few, to a cast of thousands for Fieldays at Mystery Creek, Stephen has photographed it all.

Organising a conference is a huge thing. Knowing that the photography is arranged is an important aspect to cover off. Thankfully Stephen has covered numerous conferences and will work with you to ensure your success. Whether it’s the keynote address or the break-out sessions, Stephen has great time-management and the skills to capture all the essentials. His news media background means he has an eye for capturing key moments that will be celebrated. His personable style means he can work alongside your event managers to get the most efficient and best coverage for what you need. He also has the ability to process images on site to enable timely photos for press releases.

Stephen is well experienced in capturing exhibitors and sponsors with their trade displays. He can capture candid moments to showcase busy expo sites, and he has the personality to manage and set up staff in natural groups when needed.

Award Ceremonies
Stephen has covered many gala dinners and awards ceremonies over the years. From capturing the room theme and layout prior to your event, through snapping the arrivals and pre-dinner socialising, speeches and awards presentations, he works hard to record the joy and fun of events that celebrates success.

Stills photography
Stephen has top quality Canon cameras and lenses and portable studio flash lighting. He can efficiently cover key aspects of any event and deliver top quality photography, tailored to an event organiser’s needs.

Digital delivery
Stephen delivers high resolution images via a link to an online gallery or via a USB drive. He can host images on his website to enable guests to browse and buy. He can shoot live to an iPad, or process via laptop to ensure a fast turnaround when required.


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