2 Weeks New Zealand Itinerary for Landscape Photographers (South Island)
South Island in just 2 weeks? This carefully crafted and intense New Zealand itinerary will take you to the most photogenic places the country has to offer.
Landscape Photography Locations in Queenstown
Situated on the shores of a scenic lake Wakatipu and surrounded by the glorious mountain ridges, Queenstown is not only world’s adventure capital, but also an amazing place for landscape photography.
Landscape Photographer’s Guide to Milford Sound
Located in the Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound is a stunning fjord. Today, I share my tips on making the most of the day there and taking some great images.
Top 5 landscape photography locations in Mount Cook
Mount Cook National Park is treasure trove of beautiful views and countless things to photograph. You can explore it for months, but here are the top 5 locations that should definitely be on your list.
Hiking the Hooker Valley Track
Many consider the Hooker Valley Track to be one of the best half-day hikes in New Zealand’s South Island. It is definitely stunning. Yet sadly, we didn’t enjoy it as much as we hoped.
Hiking the Tasman Lake in Mount Cook National Park
To me, moraine Walk at Tasman Lake is what a true New Zealand experience should look like. No tourists, no other hikers, just you and incredible nature all around.
Landscape Photographer’s Mini Guide to Wanaka
With snowy mountains, beautiful lakes, and lovely hikes Wanaka is any landscape photographer’s dream. In this mini-guide I go over the best photo locations in the Wanaka region.
Fox Glacier Heli Hike – Worth the Money?
Many describe a heli hike on Fox Glacier as once in a lifetime experience. But with the cost of it so high, is it really worth the money? Perhaps. But probably not to everyone.
Rainy Day at Franz Josef Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier is one of the famous must-see destinations in New Zealand. But is the hike to the glacier worth it on a rainy day? Is the glacier even visible? We decided to find out.
Photographing Hokitika – Worth a Quick Stop?
Hokitika is a cool little town in New Zealand that really tries to sell itself as a “must-stay” destination. But we left it with somewhat mixed feelings. In this article, I discuss why.
Wharariki to Hokitika – 3 places you shouldn’t miss on the West Coast
After Wharariki Beach, our next stop was Hokitika, a whopping 6 hours drive away. To make the trip more enjoyable I picked 3 spots along the West Coast that are definitely worth a quick stop.
Archway Islands of Wharariki Beach
To me, Wharariki Beach is undeniably one of the most inspiring, captivating, and amazingly beautiful places you will find in New Zealand. Getting there was tough, but I couldn’t be happier that we didn’t let that stop us.
Kaikoura to Wharariki – 4 places you shouldn’t miss on the way North
The road from Kaikoura to Wharariki is an exhausting six-hour drive, but also one that offers gorgeous scenery and numerous places of interest to stop and explore along the way.
New Zealand – Landscape Photography in Kaikoura
Kaikoura appeared in our itinerary almost by chance. Had I not wanted to see the Wharariki Beach, we would probably never come here. And let me tell you, that would’ve been quite a shame.
How to legally fly your drone in New Zealand
New Zealand is incredibly beautiful, with lots of gorgeous landscapes all around. However, if you are planning to capture all this beauty from the air using a drone, there is quite a few things you should know. When it comes to drones, New Zealand has some of the most stringent laws and regulations I’ve seen…