Up High in Queenstown

On Top of the Mountains

Here’s a quick picture I took with my Android while I was taking some photos.

If you look close, you’ll notice that is my D3S and not my D800. The shot below was with the D800, which means I was… maybe using the D3S for a special project??? I will reveal it soon! πŸ™‚

I sometimes post these things live to places like Google+ while I am out in the field…. that’s another place to watch if you just need the “latest” Trey-fix! hehe….

Daily Photo – Up High in Queenstown

We have finally moved into the new house here in Queenstown. I was in for less than 24 hours when I decided to get up to the top of this nearby mountain to shoot down on the whole scene. It was a perfect night – a bit cool maybe – but that can be perfect too.

After I took this photo, I went back down the mountain and picked up some Thai food to take home and eat while warming up by the fire! πŸ™‚

Up High in Queenstown

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-01-05 22:35:39
  • Camera
  • Camera Make
  • Exposure Time
  • Aperturef/5.6
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length18mm (18mm in 35mm)
  • Flashflash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
  • Exposure Programaperture priority
  • Exposure Bias

  • Nicole S. Young

    Special projects are fun! Lemme guess … timelapse? πŸ™‚

  • Welcome home πŸ˜‰

  • Trey Ratcliff

    Thanks! πŸ™‚

  • SharonDeHayes

    Beautiful! You must be in “oh-my-gosh-what-to-photograph-next” mode.

  • What a lovely place to be and so nice you are now in your new home. Now you can really have fun with your new special project. Looking forward to see what you are doing next!

  • susan ratcliff

    Oh wow – this is sooo beautiful – am happy you are finally in your new home!

  • Great photo, Trey!!! Congratulations on your move into your new home. Waiting for photos of it!! Have a great Sunday!!

  • snow looks a bit thin for the middle of the winter… having a dry year there? also, check out the trelawny house b&b when near queenstown. loved it when we stayed there 2 years ago in their little private cabin. can’t wait to get back.

  • Bob Prangnell

    I think that’s called a ‘hill’ in the local language. Mountains have snow on top this time of year πŸ˜‰

  • Andrea Boyle

    Ah, hope for an update on your new homestead soon. You’re a good spouse and dad to bring home the Thai food!

  • VERY cool spot. Those clouds around the mountain are great.

  • Casper van Zyl

    WOW— so cool,con -grats, home sweet home at last,happy for you and family.

  • Bob Prangnell

    When I was up that way last the clouds were not blue πŸ˜‰

  • Trey Ratcliff

    still cool though! πŸ™‚

  • Trey Ratcliff

    Hill yes yes hehe πŸ™‚

  • Trey Ratcliff

    yeah – hardly any snow this year.

  • DennyLittle

    Is this spot close to the new home?

  • Trey Ratcliff

    About a 20 min drive to get to this area

  • Christopher Helms

    It’s somewhat not fair when a camera phone photo of your camera taking a photo is more beautiful than most people’s photos!

  • Sean

    Kia Ora and haere mai! You’ve chosen the best country in the world to live, and Qweenstown offers fantastic photo opportunities at every turn… including the drive up the Remarkables.

  • Clarice

    That’s exactly what I call it since it seem we can’t get enough because I tell ya theese photos are extremely amazing Omg. Right now it’s so hard to choose a fave because they all blow my mind I coulden’t wate to get out of church to see what was up. Of course am ashamed but. What the heck I’ll get over it thank you now that I had my fix I’ll go get me some dinner…

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