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Milford Sound: The 8th Wonder of the World for Good Reason

When I left for New Zealand, I only had three specific things in mind to photograph while I was here: The Hobbiton Movie Set, the incredible night sky, and Milford Sound. Fortunately, I was able to tick each one off my list (and then some). Of all the vistas and scenic places I visited here, the last one was by far the most spectacular. I wouldn’t be exaggerating to say it’s the most beautiful place I’ve ever been. … Read More

Lake Matheson, New Zealand

Lake Matheson, New Zealand

Many of the lakes in New Zealand have an underwater current of some kind, which makes it difficult to get really great reflections. Lake Matheson, on the West Coast of New Zealand near Mt. Cook, is a bit different. It has no current, which means you get really great reflections like this off the still water. It’s known for being one of the best “mirror lakes” on all the South Island. There aren’t many, either. … Read More