Our Institute has run residential Leadership Programmes and General Management Programmes in Auckland over a number of years and has used the photographic services of Grant Southam Grant captured the tone and spirit of our programme and provided participants with a permanent record – both in terms of syndicate photos and class photos.

Grant is a highly talented photographer whose warm, enthusiastic personality beings out the best in everyone. I highly recommend him and his services – an affordable, highly professional photographer.

Geoff Lorigan, MBA; MSc; PhD; FNZIM; MInstD
Institute for Strategic Leadership

Thank you very much for the awesome photographs you sent through last week.

I am impressed at your ability to turn what I thought was “just machinery” into an exciting and engaging work of art!

You are extremely talented and I am very pleased that we were able to secure your expertise for our project.

 Thank you once again for an outstanding job.

Douglas Manufacturing

Thought I’d pass on Tiana’s comments:

 “Just had my photo shoot and I felt like a rock star. I just wanted to let you know that Grant the photographer was fantastic and made me feel at ease!! I really had a blast….something very different from my usual routine.”

Libby Frampton
Communications Advisor
Marketing & Communications

Thanks again for your fantastic, professional service! Always a pleasure. Photos are great!

Sarah Gorringe
Strategic Programmes Communications Manager
Fairfax Media Business Group

Thanks for the photos! Superb service as usual.You have been lovely to deal with and so professional! Thanks so much.

Beth Dowsett
University of Auckland

I have really enjoyed working with you on photo assignments, your professionalism, expertise and great quality images have made these assignments both easy and enjoyable. And you’re a top bloke also, a pleasure to deal with.

Neil Prior
Ryman Healthcare

I have just one word for the photos……………..wow! Fantastic, thank you very much.

Gary Crook
Managing Director

Hi Grant, Thanks again, so much, for a lovely job – am impressed and glad to have found someone of your talents, foresight and vision vision…. all within budget.

Cheers Mark Katavich
AM PM Marketing

Thank you so much for the great photos – they are brilliant and we have plenty to cover all options that we might require.

 Nicola Garland
Campaign Executive
Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind

The photos are fantastic. Love them, especially the Taj Mahal – just brilliant! Thanks ever-so much. Cheers,

Simon , DB Breweries

Hi Grant, More of that fab feedback, from Louise at Fed:  The photos were fantastic, and there were so many good ones to choose from! Please pass on our thanks to Grant for a job well done.

Sally. RNZFB

Hi Grant, Just want to thank you for such a fantastic job!!!! Loved the photos – you are so talented!!!! Regards,

Jennie Mirbach
Adplace Ltd

Hi Grant, Thank you for the images of Joshua at Phill Clark Panelbeaters. They look great! Really impressed with the variety of images.

Cecilia De Souza
Marketing Co-ordinator

Did you know I won 6 awards last year for the kitchen and bathroom you shot in Highwic Rd, Epsom? Cool stuff huh?!  Cheers,


Just to let you know, the photos are fabulous. We are very happy with them.

Penny Scott
Marketing Manager

Everyone is very happy with the photographs, so thanks for doing such a great job.

Colliers International

Thanks for this Grant, really loved the photos, so hard choosing the best one as they are all so good!

Kimberley Ebbett
Communications Advisor
Marketing & Communications Open Polytechnic

Thank you! Sounds a bit trite in an email but it is sincere. For years I have been getting rave comments about the images we use. To have the opportunity again is pretty damn wonderful!

Jody Wilson – General Manager
Mobility Assistance Dogs Trust

Grant was so gracious this morning – letting us take over his house/bathroom, making us coffee. Cheers

Care Fletcher,

 Anyone that can keep going for that many hours taking that many good shots is memorable !

Claire Vale

We’ve received your images today and have just browsed through them. I just wanted to tell you how happy we are with them. Excellent stuff.

 Grant Hunter
Hunter Design

All the photos look amazing.

Susan Woodroffe
Lowndes Associates

Thanks again for the excellent job that exceeded my expectations.

Success in Mind

Thank you very much . As usual . top notch work. Professional.

Dwayne Alexander
Alexander Communications

They are fantastic Grant! They should stand us in very good stead for our Red Puppy Appeal – thanks so much.

Sally Nash
Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind

Thank you for making people feel so relaxed and making it an enjoyable experience – there was lots of positive feedback around this.

Mercedes-Benz NZ Ltd

Thanks Grant – the pix look great as always 🙂

Veronica Johnston
Marketing Communications Manager
The Langham, Auckland

SO many to choose from! You have done a brilliant job.

Gilly Chater
Speaker, Facilitator, Coach, Author
NSANZ Inspirational Speaker of the Year 2012


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