Trees at Glenorchy

More trees at Glenorcy, New Zealand

Thought today would be a good day to look at the trees at Glenorchy in New Zealand again. It was a favourite spot for me and I did enjoy it there, well sort of.

Trees at Glenorchy

I’m sure you know I love long exposure photography. Really love it. It is one of my favourite types of photography. Why, well that is harder to explain, but perhaps it has something to do with how it changes the world as we see it.

If we go back to my massive confession post last week, Introspection, I think in many ways that answers part of the reason why I love long exposures. It is me trying to control the world in some way. Though I still don’t have control, I’m starting to understand that the way I do my images is my way of trying to do that.

Now what does this have to do with some trees in Glenorchy?

Good question.

Well, it just helps explain why I love long exposures. Perhaps. Yes?

Long Exposures in New Zealand

Part of what I wanted to do in New Zealand was a lot of long exposures. Unfortunately, the weather didn’t get the memo. You can’t do them when it is raining. Well, I never seem to have a lot of luck then. Raindrops always seem to get on the filter.

When I could, I got out the tripod and the filters.

This is one of those. Sadly the sun did spoil it a bit, and I may do more work on this at some point. Time will tell. I think I want to, but not sure yet.

So this is another image with the trees that are in the water at Glenorchy.

More trees at Glenorcy, New Zealand

Image was taken with the Fujifilm X-T3, the XF10-24mm lens. I was using the 3 Legged Thing, Billy, tripod and my Formatt Hitech filters. This was taken with a 10 stop and a .9 soft grad.

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  1. This is so hauntingly (and I mean that literally, that image will stick in my head) beautiful. I have a technical question: What size original do you usually shoot? (pixel x pixel, not aspect ratio) What size do you normally print an exhibition print?

    1. Thank you, that is really nice to hear. This one is basically 6000 x 4000 pixels. I was shooting with the Fujifilm X-T3. Though my usual camera shoots images 8200 x 5500. I print as big as I can usually. I ask the printer how big they can be printed. I hope that answers your questions.

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