• Day 3 Queenstown

    An absolutely stunning day here in Queenstown New Zealand!   The day began with a trip out to the gorgeous Wanaka via the short cut up and over the Alpine Ranges.  There were many stunning vantage points looking back over the valley, perfect for my first panorama.   First things first, as I drove into Wanaka I visited my favourite little bakery that I had discovered years ago and ordered the usual.  Meat pie and cream filled donut (trust me I don’t always eat this bad).  From there I went across the road to Lake Wanaka.  If you are ever visiting the south island of New Zealand you MUST visit…

  • Day 1 Queenstown New Zealand

    I will never grow tired of flying into Queenstown New Zealand for as long as I live.  The scenery of the snowy mountains as you fly in is just spectacular!  I’m back in one my favourite places on Earth.  I have been here twice before and this time I have my new camera with a new array of lenses.  This place is a landscape photographers dream.  It is the backdrop for such movies as The Lord of the Rings, Wolverine and The Hobbit, plus countless TV commercials (mainly for cars driving along the Glenorchy Road next to Lake Wakatipu).   As my plane was delayed and I landed only hours…