Becky Nunes graduated with a BA in film and literature from Warwick University, England. Nunes also holds an MFA in photography, 1st class Honours, from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design. She is an NZIPP master of photography. Nunes is a founding member of photography collective Tangent. In her previous role as respected commercial and editorial photographer, Nunes has worked with numerous publishers, designers and advertising agencies. Her images have won awards and been published locally and overseas. 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.