Lake Matheson – Mirror of the Mountains

The Mirror of the Mountains A gem of New Zealand’s West Coast, Lake Matheson sits at the foot of the snow-capped Southern Alps, giving glorious reflections on a calm day of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. Created by the retreat of nearby Fox Glacier around 14,000 years ago, this glacial...

Ken Wright Interview with NZ Photographer Magazine

Last Light Milford Sound – Ken Wright NZPhotographer Magazine’s Interview with Ken Wright – issue 9, July 2018 Ken, can you tell our readers about yourself and your design & photography background? I am originally from the UK. I lived in the City of Lincoln...

Top 10 Landscape Photography Locations in New Zealand

Top 10 Landscape Photography Locations in New Zealand – Whilst there is absolutely no shortage of incredible locations for landscape photography in New Zealand, planning a trip to the greatest can be a challenge. To help (or potentially hinder by giving you more places to...

Tongariro – Our World Heritage Landscape

New Zealand Photography Workshops tutor Shaun Barnett is an avid tramper, with a strong interest in the history of our wild areas. Growing up nearby, Shaun has spent many weeks at Tongariro National Park and learnt a lot about our first national park. He shares some of his...
Golden Bay

Wharariki Beach: New Zealand’s best Coastal Landscape?

Tucked away in the northwest corner of the South Island lies a rugged gem of a photography location. With stunning island sculptures a short distance offshore and wind blown sand dunes, Wharariki Beach has a lot to offer a landscape photographer. I have made multiple trips to...
Dawn over Lake Matheson

Lake Matheson: Mirroring the giants

At the right moments in a secluded forest along the West Coast, New Zealand’s two highest peaks become four. On windless days, the mirror images of Aoraki/Mount Cook and Mount Tasman (Horokoau) blossom upon the dark brown waters of Lake Matheson. At one time, the location of the...
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