Joel Ivan Thomas is a 23 y.o. Berlin based photographer from Auckland who works both digitally and with film. His images focus on people, art, music, and culture. His subjective and off-kilter style captures nuanced portraits and journalistic images. 

Joel is also a writer, having written articles, film scripts, and a play called Buddy which was recently shortlisted for the B4 25 playwright awards.

Some places Joel's words and images have been published are VICE NZ, The Spinoff, and NZ Musician Magazine.

You can contact him for prints, bookings, collaborations, or just to chat at


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