Doubtful Sound is an untouched wilderness accessible only by a boat trip across Lake Manapouri. Its' snow-capped cliffs rise dramatically out of the water to pierce the clouds. After rain waterfalls thunder down the towering ancient rainforests that adorn the cliffs. The mood is majestic , mystical and sometimes sombre.
The Columbia Gorge is a photographers paradise. Forests have a way of deepening our connection to nature. Research shows if you are unable to get outdoors just looking at images of nature helps you perform and feel better.
I can think of no better way to begin a day than watching the sun backlight the mist rising over Lake Wanaka. All whilst surrounded by snowy peaks in the presence of one's favourite tree ..... standing thigh deep in icy cold water excepted.
This fine art image is available as part of a limited edition of 50 prints.
There's no better place than Westland on a fine day. It's majesty is so often missed on a short visit as it is shrouded in cloud. On a clear day the immensity of the mountains towering around you is pure bliss.