Jinki Cambronero is an Australian-Filipino photographer, who has called New Zealand home for over twenty years.
Jinki’s photography practice is primarily documentary-based. She thrives when working intuitively, and is drawn to energy, expression, spirit and connection. Creating safe spaces, building relationships and open communication is vital to her practice.
In 2016 Jinki was a recipient of the Kingsize Scholarship for emerging photographers. In 2018 she traveled to New York City to attend a VII Agency photojournalism workshop.
Jinki has a background in graphic design and art direction. She spent the first nine years of her creative career at award-winning multidisciplinary studio Alt Group. Followed by design director roles at strategy-led studio Richards Partners. Jinki holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, with majors in psychology, public relations and information management.
An animal lover since childhood, Jinki’s personal work focuses on advocating for animals and supporting the sanctuaries and people who care for them.
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland Arts & Culture, Auckland Live, Auckland Stadiums, Metro Magazine, Saatchi & Saatchi, Les Mills, SAFE for Animals, New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Auckland Arts Festival, Atamira Dance Company, Black Grace, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland Theatre Company, Silo Theatre, and various clients in the film industry; and agencies Alt Group, Osborne Shiwan, Extended Whānau and Richards Partners.
A Different Lens. Women's Work x Advertising & Illustrative Photographers Association. March 2020.
Protect, Resist, Transform. Auckland Festival of Photography. Presented by White Studios x Advertising & Illustrative Photographers Association x Greenpeace. May 2019.