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Sunrise over New Zealand’s Roy’s Peak

Sunrise over New Zealand’s Roy’s Peak Want some solid early morning exercise? Then try the hike up to Roys Peak on New Zealand’s southern island. It’s an absolute killer. Especially when you’re carrying kilos of photography equipment,...

Staring up at Mount Cook

Staring up at Mount Cook Mount Cook, the king of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. It towers above the skyline and visible from anywhere in the entire valley. A very beautiful yet dominating peak, which was just candy for the landscape photographer in me! When I...

Devils Punchbowl Falls, New Zealand

Devils Punchbowl Falls, New Zealand On the way driving from the east to the west, on New Zealand’s southern island, I had to stop off at the Devil’s Punchbowl, one of the highlights of Arthur’s Pass National Park. It’s a super easy walk to do...

Explosive Skies over New Zealand’s South Island

Explosive Skies over New Zealand’s South Island Probably THE most epic sunset I’ve ever seen! During the day, it was a storm, with 100% thick cloud cover. Every local in the area said “nope, no chance of a sunset tonight”. But I made the 1.5hr...

Twilight in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

Twilight in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park We had done our hike into the mountains, and taken our sunset photographs. But as we were trekking out, the clouds opened up one last time to let through some amazing twilight glow behind the mountain range. I quickly...

Rob Roy Glacier, New Zealand

Rob Roy Glacier, New Zealand This stunning trek leads you right into the Mount Aspiring National Park, which is surrounded by mountains and full of glistening glaciers, river valleys and alpine lakes. It’s also one that can be done within a day trip from Wanaka....

Epic New Zealand Sunset

Epic New Zealand Sunset Sometimes when everything looks like it’s against you, the opposite happens, and the universe smiles upon you. I feel like that’s what it was like on a night like this one. All day long it was raining and crazy windy, with a sky blanketed in...

Nugget Point, New Zealand

Nugget Point, New Zealand Nugget Point is a pretty spectacular place. Not only is there a scattering of islets (the nuggets), and a lighthouse perched right on top of a high point overlooking the entire scene, it’s home to Fur Seals, Penguins and a variety of Sea...

Dinosaur eggs at Moeraki beach

Dinosaur eggs at Moeraki beach Some seriously bizarre and unique rock formations can be found scattered up and down Moeraki beach, on the south coast of New Zealand’s southern island. Some of them have cracked open, giving the appearance as if they are giant...

Trekking up to Roys Peak

Trekking up to Roys Peak The super early morning pre-dawn hike up to Roys Peak was no walk in the park. It is actually a very steep hike that takes a few hours. Our legs were burning within minutes of starting the hike, lol. But you know what they say; no pain, no...

Sunrise at Moeraki Rocks, New Zealand

Sunrise at Moeraki Rocks, New Zealand Up super early before dawn, on a cold and dreary morning, down towards the southern tip of New Zealand’s south island, to photograph what looks like artificially sculptured rocks that have been placed randomly along Moeraki beach....

Hooker lake reflections

Hooker lake reflections Spending the evening shooting at Hooker lake, there were plenty of composition opportunities. However, one of my favourites was of this reflection shot in a little rock pool I discovered. This photograph is made up from 7 focus stacked photos...

Milky Way in the Mt Cook national park

Milky Way in the Mt Cook national park On the way back from some late night shooting above Tasman lake, in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, I pulled the car over on the side of the road, and took this shot looking back. The milky way has risen just nicely and made...

Star Trails: Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park

Star Trails: Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park Up late passed midnight in the mountains one night, photographing the Aoraki mountain range on the south island of New Zealand. Alone in the mountains is such an incredible feeling, especially in the still of the night...

Motukiekie Rocks, New Zealand

Motukiekie Rocks, New Zealand Probably my favourite image from the month in New Zealand’s south island. This location wasn’t the easiest to find either, and it is quite dangerous once you do. Entering through a small unmarked gap in the dense tree line on...

Milford Sounds at twilight

Milford Sounds at twilight This place is one of those locations that you must see on your trip to the South Island. near vertical mountains rising straight up out of the water. An absolute beautiful site! The drive towards Milford Sound might be long, but it’s...

Peters Lookout, New Zealand

Peters Lookout, New Zealand On the way to the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park for some night shooting. I couldn’t resist stopping off at Peters lookout, for that famous postcard shot Stay Connected! Keep in touch with Clint's latest photo and travel updates....

Hooker Lake, New Zealand

Hooker Lake, New Zealand A beautiful evening at Hooker Lake, in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. One lovely, easy, and beautiful walk to do, gets you right into the heart of some serious beautiful south island territory. Something everyone should take the time out...

New Zealand’s amazing coastline

New Zealand’s amazing coastline So, this one is up near Greymouth, on the south island’s the north-east. There’s some really pretty coastal scenery and sea stacks in the area. I originally was going to stay for 1 night, but ended up staying for 3,...

An evening at Tasman Lake, New Zealand

An evening at Tasman Lake, New Zealand This recently formed lake in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, was created in the 90s from the rapid retreat of the Tasman Glacier. What once was kilometres of solid ice, is now glacial melt water. A familiar scene across...