Becky Nunes holds an MFA in photography from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design. She is an NZIPP master of photography and is a founding member of photography collective Tangent. Nunes has worked with numerous publishers, designers and advertising agencies, with her images having won numerous awards. Her personal work is held in several public and private collections. Most recently Nunes has completed a feature-length documentary film This Air is a Material (2016), examining the life and work of photographic artist Ann Shelton. Nunes is currently Head of Department: Photo Media at Whitecliffe College in Auckland, Aotearoa-New Zealand.