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Tag : Mountains

26 Jun 2011
Lake Matheson at Fox Glacier Updated as HDR to recover details

Fox Glacier – Reflective Lakes, Lake Matheson – Photo Update

Having done some work on the Lake Matheson at Fox Glacier photo (see older post here) , I have finally retrieved the type of shot I was hoping for. The photo was taken in the late evening when there was a lot of shadow cast in the extreme right of the shot – so the trees were in total shadow. I created 3 exposures from the RAW file, one +1.65Ev, One original version with a bit of contrast and a […]

06 Jun 2011
Lake Matheson Reflective Lakes Near Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Fox Glacier Reflective Lakes – Photo of the Week

This Vertical Landscape shot was taken near the village of Fox Glacier in New Zealand. This reflective lake is Lake Matheson less than 10 minutes west of Fox Glacier. The Lake walk takes about 75 minutes to do the full circuit. This is the end result… There are some spectacular colours to be had if you visit the lakes around sunset. I might upload the sunset shots from Lake Matheson on Flickr later in the week.

31 May 2011
Milford Sound, New Zealand from Township

Milford Sound from the Township – Photo of the Week

Milford Sound or Piopiotahi in Māori is a fjord (not actually a sound), located in the south west of New Zealand’s South Island. It is located within the Fiordland National Park and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Having driven from Te Anau we were greeted by this sight on exiting the car part at Milford Sound Tourist Centre. A tricky shot to take as the sun was quite low and lens flare was creeping in – but I had […]

23 May 2011
Mount Hamilton Panorama

Mount Hamilton Panorama – Photo of the Week

This panorama of Mount Hamilton was taken on the way from Dunedin to Te Anau on the South Island of New Zealand. The shot was taken with a wide angle lens and then cropped in a panorama format. Bit of photshop work was requried to bring out some of the detail hidden by the shadows created by the early morning sun. This whole area is amazing, with Te Anau and Milford Sound being stunningly picturesque, especially when the weather cooperates.