About the image:
Wanaka is one of my favorite places in New Zealand. The town and its surrounding have so much to offer, from various beautiful tracks to a vintage cinema theatre for a rainy day. The tree in the image is probably the most photographed tree in the world. Nonetheless, I wanted to have a photo of him myself, but in order to stand out from the rest, I had to think of something else that won’t look like a snapshot. Therefore I decided to use an ND filter to smooth and even out the water and create an image that can’t be seen with the naked eye. I like how there are parts of the image that are blurred, and others are pin sharp. Moreover, the curve of the stones - leading the eye to the mountains in the background - is used to balance the image against the tree on the right.
That Wanaka Tree
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