one2one Photography - Professional Photographers
Welcome to the website of one2one Photography New Zealand. We are an award winning team of professional photographers based in Hamilton, Auckland and Tauranga. Since 1997, we've specialised in the modern, photojournalistic style of wedding photography that allows us to capture those priceless moments in a natural setting.
one2one Photography is an international firm with professional teams in New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK. For us, photography is a full time job. Our professional photographers take what they do seriously and are committed to delivering high quality photographic images.
one2one Photography Worldwide does not have one Company Policy or Procdure that benefits the Company. Our way of doing business ONLY benefits our clients making us a great choice for consumers of our photographic services.
Our Professional Photography Services
one2one Photography was originally founded in 1994 as a wedding photography company. Today, we shoot wedding assignments all over the North Island of New Zealand. The majority of our weddings are completed in Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga but we regularly travel to weddings in Rotorua, Taupo, Raglan and the Coromandel. We'll also shoot island weddings in Fiji, Rarotonga, Cook Islands and Australia.
Owner of one2one, Steve May was renowned in the UK as one of the busiest wedding photographers, shooting as many as 60 weddings a year. Now living in NZ since 2005, Steve is very much sought after for the way he is able to 'capture the moment'. His preference is to artistically document the essence of the wedding without wishing to pose, prompt or fictionalize the events that unfold. His wedding photographs have won multiple awards, recognised as sensitive and spontaneous – often with a light-hearted edge – and go beyond the common 'look here and smile' wedding portraits. Steve has a keen ability to photograph a wedding while remaining inconspicuous, anticipating and following the action rather than leading.
We love photographing people and we do it well, from pregnancy shots, new born baby portraits, to child portraits, right on through to 'the olds'. We'll make you smile with our beautiful family portraits and we're more than happy to photograph your family pets.
Portrait photography is about capturing moments and the essence of people in those moments. We avoid formal 'look here and smile' images, prefering to focus on spontaneity, getting those rare shots that breathe life. Portrait journalism allows us to capture you without too much interference or guidance from the photographer. Sometimes we even get your picture when you're not looking.
Steve is an award winning portrait photographers, complete portraits in Hamilton and Auckland. We're one of a few portrait photographers that gives you all the full resolution images without any additional cost and without the need to buy portrait images one by one.
Hamilton based commercial photographer, Steve May, has more than 15 years experience as an advertising and commercial photographer. Shooting bands & events, models, architecture, as well as editorial and even aerial photography keeps him busy throughout the year. Steve works in the Northland of New Zealand, ideally located for commercial photographic assignments in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and the greater Waikato.
We work with a large number of commercial clients, from household names including New Zealand Transport Agency, Navman, Mainfreight, SPCA & government departments to small companies and sole traders. All these clients have one thing in common, they care about the image they project to their clients. They know that quality photography is an investment, which pays dividends for years after the shoot.
one2one Photography started shooting school balls in the winter of 2005 and since then the demand has been high for our artistically style, the way we capture 'real people' at 'real balls'. Your school ball is one place where you don't want an inexperienced photographer messing things up but rest assured, photographing people is what we excel at.
If you're a school ball committee looking for a professional photographer, take a look through our portfolio of school ball photography. Read through our up front pricing structure and see how we work differently, giving you all school ball images without the need to buy the photos one by one.
Image of the Week
This weeks image was captured by Steve on location with Tauranga based band Enercia for their first Promo photo shoot.
The original image was not that much to look at in the first, but we really pushed the post production editing to achieve the correct tone for the band.
Canon 1Ds Mark III
85mm fixed lens