RobJDickinson
RobJDickinson

The Spaniard



Early morning long exposure from this weekend at Aoraki, cloud piercer.

Early morning long exposure from this weekend at Aoraki, cloud piercer.
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Contest Finalist in 80 Stays Around the World Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in The Beauty Of Lakes And Rivers Photo Contest
Winner in Complete Focus in Landscapes Photo Challenge
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Runner Up in Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 14
Contest Finalist in Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 14
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vbmuralysouparnika1335171
 
vbmuralysouparnika1335171 September 19, 2016
Top Class
kariwatkins
 
kariwatkins October 17, 2016
stunning!!
Frederico_Verreet
 
Frederico_Verreet October 29, 2016
Rob, I imagine you used a ND filter (6 + stops). Wonderful capture of a beautiful scenery!
JGemplerPhotography
 
JGemplerPhotography October 29, 2016
Gorgeous hint of color in the foreground. Beautiful image.
DebbieKMiller81 PRO+
 
DebbieKMiller81 November 04, 2016
Beautiful shot and great composition.
Beegirl
 
Beegirl November 06, 2016
Very nice capture
CODY307 PRO+
 
CODY307 November 07, 2016
Amazing shot...
rob-warren
 
rob-warren January 16, 2017
Congratulations Rob. Great to see this image in top Landscapes of the year! :)
edj41 PRO
 
edj41 January 17, 2017
Straight up Exceptional capture!
martingio
 
martingio February 11, 2017
Nice shot!
EdithNero
 
EdithNero February 15, 2017
Amazing capture ????????????
Ritsikas66
 
Ritsikas66 February 20, 2017
Just stunning!
ChrisSeed
 
ChrisSeed March 12, 2017
Amazing picture. Well done and all your picture are superb.
DreamCapturedImages
 
DreamCapturedImages March 15, 2017
I loved this photo the moment I saw it! Well deserved win on the Complete Focus Challenge!
thunderlake
 
thunderlake March 15, 2017
incredible well deserved award!!
cavazbe
 
cavazbe July 06, 2017
Superb!
lake_of_tranquility PRO+
 
lake_of_tranquility July 26, 2017
Foreground perfection!
Merlot
 
Merlot October 24, 2017
Amazing image
CireTheMagnificent
 
CireTheMagnificent March 23, 2018
Magnificent!
LeanneCoderre
 
LeanneCoderre April 02, 2018
Gorgeous :)

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Behind The Lens

Location
This photo is shot at Hooker Lake, at the foot of New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki / Mt Cook. Somewhere on the East bank of the lake.
Time
Early! Sunrise was about 7am I think from memory.
Lighting
Loved the snow, the clouds looked good but not fast moving so used some filters for a nice effect
Equipment
Shot with a Sirui tripod, Lee Big stopper, on a canon 16-35f4L and Sony A7r setup.
Inspiration
I've shot Hooker lake many times but the opportunity to shoot with snow cover is rare. I wanted something different to the usual hooker lake shot so went in search of a new,different foreground. A bad choice of footwear meant I had bad blisters so I didnt want to go far but ended up an extra half hour down the side of the lake over rough icy terrain. I spotted the Spaniard and thought it would be cool, they are tough spiky plants that can remain pretty stable in wind so good for long exposures. What really set the scene off for me was the little bit of foliage lower left, for me this is key to the whole shot.
Editing
Yep - always process! Its part of the deal now.Adobe Camera Raw and potatoshop, white balance, levels, luminosity masks ( thanks Lumenzia) etc.
In my camera bag
Hmm quite a bit.. Sony a7r, canon 6d, 16-35, Irix 15/2.4, sigma 50 art, Novoflex VR slim, A huge set of lee filters.
Feedback
Work the foreground shoot wide angle, nail exposure and focus!

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