Creator of Living Images

Des Ellery is a professional photographer based in Christchurch

Des Ellery is a professional photographer based in Christchurch, and happily working across the South Island.

He has been a qualified member of NZ Institute of Professional Photography since 1989. Here at Des Ellery Photography, we use the latest in Nikon Digital Equipment printed on Fuji Supreme Archival Paper. Cash, VISA or MasterCard are all acceptable methods of payment. Please book now for high-quality photography that lasts a lifetime!

All work is performed subject to the NZIPP Standard Terms & Conditions Licence is Granted for Personal use ONLY

On location Photography – South Island

Cat Pet Photography

Here at Des Ellery Photography, we love meeting new people, welcoming back former clients, and capturing them in beautiful photos.

Passionate about photography

We are passionate about creating beautiful and meaningful pieces of photography which exceed our client’s expectations. From carrying out the photoshoot to showcasing the final result, we take pleasure in every single step of the process.

We provide a great experience

We aim to make every photo shoot a comfortable and enjoyable experience for the client, by creating a relaxed atmosphere where people can be themselves. Our approach is natural and non-intrusive and results in authentic images that will take your breath away.

Ready to capture your story

Capturing a special moment in your life is a privilege and an honour for us. Whether you are celebrating your graduation, an important birthday, or any other milestone, we take pride in turning these fleeting moments into photographs that will last a lifetime.

Betty Wilson, Hinds School

All orders were dispatched in a very short time and everyone seems very happy with the quality of the product. We would have no hesitation in recommending Des Ellery Photography for my function requiring a photographer.

Jodi Gauci, Harewood School

Des and his team made themselves available at all our functions throughout the weekend, and took many wonderful quality photographs to give us a thorough history of the event for years to come.Thank you Des!We hope to see you again at our next celebrations!

Adriane Stone, Little Oaks Preschool

Des has taken our centre photos for the last eight years. He work with the children in a fun and entertaining manner, putting them at ease and getting those all-important smiles.