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Active:  New Zealand / Fiji / Samoa / Pacific islands
 
  
In 1879 after leaving his job as a headmaster in Auckland, New Zealand, Martin concentrated on his photographic hobby. On a visit to England that year he had the opportunity to study the latest improvements in instantaneous photography and on his return to Auckland he opened a studio in partnership with W. H. T. Partington, employing the new dry-plate process. The partnership did not last and he finally set up a studio on his own. Martin produced beautiful topographical images of the country as well as many of the Maoris.His business sold these photographs as well as lantern slides and stereographs.
 
His work was exhibited in London at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition of 1886 and he won a gold medal at the Exposition Coloniale in Paris in 1889. Martin photographed Fiji, Samoa and other Pacific islands between 1898 and 1901.

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