Sunday, June 28, 2009

Low cloud, inversions and frost and things

We've had a week now of inversion cloud sitting low over Wanaka town. It really is warmer up on the ski areas than down at lake level.

However traveling up a little to where the land meets the cloud is well worth the effort from a landscape photography perspective.

By the entrance to the Snow Farm, Cardrona Valley...
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The Branch Burn up the Cardrona Valley...
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A dead tree on top of the Crown Range pass. It's always intrigued me and I've made photos of it in the past. The monuments mark and record the early history of the use of this expedient high altitude road route from Wanaka to Queenstown...
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This week's nice web site: Three days exploring Lake Manapouri, New Zealand, by photographer Bill Hatcher

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Blogger Ruahines said...

Kia ora Donald,
Very cool. almost haunting and ethereal. The Ruahines are calling me soon!
Cheers,
Robb

July 1, 2009 at 12:17 PM  

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