Manual Magazine

Tag: Photography

Behind The Lens with Bobby De Keyzer

By on Wednesday December 14 2016 in Art, Exclusive, Video

Everyone has their obsessions; for Bobby De Keyzer, it’s photography. While the rest of the Converse CONS team were warming up at spots in Auckland, it wouldn’t be uncommon to find Bobby, looking at the spot with different intentions. With an abstract approach to photographing everyday… More ›

The New Era Of Point & Shoot

By on Wednesday July 13 2016 in Art, News, Objects Of Desire

Calling all past, present and future image capturers. Fujifilm have just unveiled the new X-T2, chocka full of goodness that’ll put your smartphone to shame in an instant. Start putting your pennies away now, and cop one when they hit shelves on September 8th. Read on for the full… More ›

Sam Ashley Interview

By on Tuesday July 12 2016 in News, Skateboarding

Grey Skate Mag recently published an interview with legendary european skate photographer Sam Ashley where he discusses his background and training and some the challenges and practicalities of working as a skateboard photographer today. Click here. More ›


By on Tuesday October 13 2015 in Art, News

This Thursday evening in conjunction with Artweek Auckland Carwash Gallery is hosting a show from selected Auckland photographer: Edward Howie, Joe Hockley, Kieran Lowe, Mark Barber, Nigel Roberts, Raymond Sagapolutele, Route52, StJohn, and Tim D. More info here. More ›

CONS Project Auckland

By on Wednesday September 9 2015 in Events, Exclusive, Skateboarding

Converse are bringing their CONS Project to our neck of the woods for the very first time. Applications are now open for the free two-day Digital Photography workshop, held in Auckland on October 3rd and 4th, run by Manual co-founder David Read and senior photographer Jake Mein. More ›

HUF x Tobin Yelland Collaboration

By on Monday September 7 2015 in Skateboarding, Video

Tobin Yelland and his photographs have inspired skateboarders and photographers over the past two decades. In this exclusive piece Tobin offers an insight into some of his favourite photos, those of which are also featured in the new HUF x Tobin Yelland Collaboration – available here. More ›

The Element Perspective: Jake Darwen

By on Wednesday February 25 2015 in Art, Skateboarding, Video

Jake Darwen’s done what most skate photographers could only dream of – after leaving his hometown (Auckland, NZ) a few years back with the hopes of shooting skateboarding full-time in Australia, he’s since made that a reality, and has even taken a leap on to the international stage where… More ›

KR3W “Rights Refused” with Charles Peterson

By on Tuesday February 10 2015 in Art, Video

Recently, courtesy of KREW, filmmaker Riley Blakeway visited prolific music photographer Charles Peterson in his Portland home. Together, they scoured through hundreds of negatives spanning Peterson’s time capturing the Seattle grunge scene. Influenced by the black and white street photography of the 60’s along with… More ›

Quiet Life Photography Contest

By on Thursday June 12 2014 in Art, News

It’s time for the annual Quiet Life Photography Contest! They are looking for a few amazing original photos to print on upcoming Quiet Life T’s.  All you have to do is upload your images to Instagram and stick to the rules below. RULES: 1. You… More ›