Lake Pukaki, New Zealand

I’m going through the 3,500 photos I shot in New Zealand, and this is one of my favorites so far. It’s actually 2 photos stitched together. The views were astoundingly expansive. One photo would never capture what nature presented for wonder. And, as beautiful as the photo is, if I say so myself, it doesn’t begin to capture the scene!… Continue reading

New Zealand: Day 7 – Mount Cook National Park to Queenstown

Update Notice If you didn’t notice, I wrote an update to Day 7’s post. Mount Cook made a dramatic appearance in the very wee hours of the morning. Be sure to check out the update. This Morning Sunrise behind the mountains was striking this morning. While Mount Cook never made an appearance, the gorgeous sunrise made up for it. I… Continue reading

New Zealand: Day 5 – To Mount Cook National Park

We began our day by shooting a couple of panos of French Bay. The morning light was very nice on the rocky beach along the coast. Then, we were off to breakfast. We had a long drive ahead of us: 385 km (about 5 – 6 hours drive time depending on the number of stops for photos). The trip was… Continue reading