Brendan Gully is an award winning photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Brendan specializes in dynamic wide angle and panoramic format photography that captures the drama and the natural beauty of the moment.

It was a passion for weather and natural phenomenon that led Brendan to take up photography, and on his first outing with his new camera photographed a stunning showing of the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) from the South Coast of Wellington.

This passion has also seen Brendan visit North America nearly every year since 2015, in search of severe thunderstorms. Brendan has captured numerous tornadoes, supercell thunderstorms and lightning shows, and has had his images featured in The Daily Mail and The Weather Channel.

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Brendan prides himself on achieving outstanding technical quality in his work. Much of Brendan’s work is panoramic, meaning the final image has increased resolution – allowing printing and displaying at much larger sizes than would normally be possible. Brendan is well known in his local community for his captures of Kapiti Island and the surrounding coastline.

Brendan also runs a specialty Metal Printing business, printing exclusively Chromaluxe metal prints. Check out Elementalprint.co.nz for more info!
 

Awards

Highly Commended (Second Place) in the Auckland Astronomical Society’s 2016 Astrophotography competition, for his image “Spooky House”.

Winner (First Place) Landscape category, and Runner Up in the Overall category of the 2018 DPhoto Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition, for the image “Into the Void”.

Winner (First Place) Landscape category, and Runner Up in the Overall category of the 2018 DPhoto Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition, for the image “Into the Void”.

Highly Commended in the Landscape category, and Runner Up in the Peoples Choice category, of the 2021 New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year competition, for the image “#RunningOutOfToes”

 

Media Features

The Daily Mail – dailymail.co.uk

The Weather Channel

Book cover – When the Heavens Went On Sale – Ashley Vance

 

Equipment Kit

Nikon Z6ii and Z7 Mirrorless Cameras

Nikon Z 14-24mm f2.8

Nikon Z 20mm f1.8

Nikon Z 50mm f.18

Lightning Trigger IV