Icy waters flow from a glacial lake below New Zealand's tallest mountain.
New Zealand's South Island is one of the most beautiful places on Earth and this scene with its turquoise waters rushing through a forest and fog rolling in from the mountains wouldn't look out of place in The Lord of the Rings.
On this day a storm rolled into Mount Cook and I was drawn to how suddenly it shifted from blue skies over my shoulder to dark conditions with falling sleet and powerful wind.
New Zealand's highest mountain stands tall above floating icebergs calved from the terminal face of a glacier.
Rising up nearly 8000 ft and running perfectly north to south, The Remarkables mountain range overlooking Queenstown is one of New Zealand's most beautiful sights, especially during winter under the night sky.
Lake Tekapo is a small town in NZ's South Island recognized as a World Heritage Starlight Reserve and the Church of the Good Shepherd is a beautiful subject under a clear night sky. The faint glow of a vivid sunset was also visible.