Mountains on the way to Glenorchy

 

Enjoyed the Live NASA Hangout!

The launch was incredible, and I enjoyed the live part beforehand. I’ll try to do more of these in the future… the problem is always getting a good connection while I am out and about, but that should get easier over time… it’s sort of like a virtual photowalk! :)

Daily Photo – Mountains on the way to Glenorchy

I’ve driven this road back and forth between Queenstown and Glenorchy about 6 times, and I can’t wait to do 100x that!

They are so violently tall that the clouds that spin off them are always different, and the light that falls on them is continually changing.

Mountains on the way to GlenorchyI've driven this road back and forth between Queenstown and Glenorchy about 6 times, and I can't wait to do 100x that!  They are so violently tall that the clouds that spin off them are always different, and the light that falls on them is continually changing.- Trey RatcliffRead the rest here at the Stuck in Customs blog.

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  • http://www.phogropathy.com John

    Awesome shot as always Trey! Love the way the sun falls on the top of the peaks! Looks like an amazing road to drive on!

  • Julie

    Beautiful! I love the shadows and reflections. The clouds are amazing.

    My latest endeavor. I was mainly just playing around tonight. A little something cool for a plus 100 degree day.

    http://flic.kr/p/a2xytP

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrandybird Andy Bird

    Some of the NZ scenery has a lot of similarities to our very own Scottish scenery – our scenery is (i believe) much older and therefore generally not as jagged but I sometimes look at these NZ pictures and get deja-vu – great scene as usual though :)

    You can just catch a wee glimpse of our terrain in the top-left of this one that I gave the treatment to yesterday :-

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrandybird/5921738945/

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/edenbrackstone/ Eden Brackstone

    Ah yes, the mountains down glenorchy way are spectacular! I don’t often get down that way however… Perhaps we should make a day of it Trey? :)

  • http://roadslesstraveledphotography.com/ Matt Shalvatis

    Lovely colors and clouds! I’ll take your word for it, but those mountains don’t look all that tall! :)

    My latest: Something bright on a rainy day: http://roadslesstraveledphotography.com/2011/07/08/independence-square-kiev/

  • http://JimiJonesVisuals.com Jimi Jones

    Love the reflections and that great sky. This is so colorful.

  • Vicki Wilson

    Beautiful reflections! NZ is a on my bucket list to visit some day, a beautiful place. Glad you had a great time at the launch!

  • http://www.themarkeworld.com/ Marke

    Great capture! Colors and reflection are beautiful. It’s no wonder you love driving by this area.

  • http://simonmorris.me/ Simon Morris

    Nice capture Trey – yes, this particular mountain range is so majestic… looking forward to photographing this area next autumn! Great subtle reflections on the lake by the way… excellent!
    I still consider myself very fortunate to have such stunning scenery immediately on my doorstep… http://simonmorris.me/2011/07/03/skies-the-limit/

  • Gail in Montana

    Beautiful photo, Trey!! I have a pretty new desktop background now :-) Thanks for sharing, have a wonderful Monday!

  • Peggy

    Oh wow! Looks like gold in them thar hills! Truly it looks as though a huge bucket of gold was sprinkled across the top of the mountains. Magnificent!!

  • http://timetotakepictures.blogspot.com Keith Moyer

    I love your New Zealand shots. They are always awesome!
    Check out some of my latest at http://timetotakepictures.blogspot.com
    Let me know what you think!

  • Susan

    Beautiful shot of NZ Trey!! That water looks so calm and peaceful – know you can’t wait to go back!!Super job on the Atlantis!

  • Big Matty

    That picture just gives you a warm feeling:) New Zealand is sweet!

  • http://www.stuckincustoms.com Trey Ratcliff

    Thanks!

    Eden – yes it’s a date! :)

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/fullcex/ Filip Farag
  • Melanie

    Beautiful!!! I’m heading to Glacier National Park this weekend for some nice Mountain viewing and photographing!!

  • http://www.smith-photography.net Michael Smith

    Awesome shot Trey!

  • yash

    The Pangong Tso (Lake) in the Ladakh region, India, does not need HDR for a picture like this. Read More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangong_tso

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