Capre Reinga is the nothern most point of New Zealand. Cape Maria van Diemen is a Dutch name, rather than all the wondeful Maori names the country offers.
I was a bright day, but wonderful spring light. polariser really brought out the sky and clouds. The entire place the end of the earth feel to it, and the bird seems to be going right there.
hope you enjoy!!
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AthaPan (0) 2006-06-22 15:59
This landscape is so
amazing and well shooted.
Great view, vivid colours and nice pov+frame.
The seagull adds a special note to this photo.
°°° s a k i s² °°°
bebel (7588) 2006-06-22 16:00
nice place for holidays !
I like your composition with the bird, and the rock on firts plan. Nice courbe also of the beach who is attractive for the eyes.
amitiés et bonne soirée
leo61 (0) 2006-06-22 16:08
Fantastic landscape and composition.
You were lucky to have this bird.Excellent POV,depth,light and colors.The white of the waves at the shore looks great.
Janice (4403) 2006-06-22 16:38
Hi Arnoud, this is good! I have never managed to get a good shot of this view. The seagull is an added bonus too. You have shown NZ so wonderfully in all your photos. This is an excellent composition, thank you
sleon (9402) 2006-06-22 16:41
The curve of the bay and the sea colours are just fabulous - excellent POV and the seagull is a real bonus as he adds a great focal point in the foreground.
sebinho342 (19317) 2006-06-22 16:51
What a marvelous picture here Arnoud !!
Everything is good, and crasy the way you caught this bird !!! I didn't see it in thumbnail and as i discovered it, i'm stupefied
PS : what a good team you have for this WC !
gabrielpat (7163) 2006-06-22 16:52
this is a great picture,landscape wonderfull,the bird landing nice,colors very pleasant.
Ann75 (0) 2006-06-22 16:57
What an amazing shot with beautiful colours and a super nice landscape. I also love the sky which blends in so well in with the rest of the photo. Great composition and beautifully captured!
georgemoeciu (1150) 2006-06-22 17:19
superb moment ..excelent picture great comp and pov
linask (2930) 2006-06-22 17:21
Well done photo of great location.
There were few more photos of Cape Maria van Diemen posted to TE, so I have created a theme for photos taken from exactly this spot.
Mat87 (225) 2006-06-22 17:49
Very nice shot! Wonderful colors and beautiful view. The water looks so nice and powerful.
smash2707 (3320) 2006-06-22 19:59
Nice composition, excellent colors and right timing to include the bird. You chose an excellent point of view. Regards, Yvonne
m_s_s (1687) 2006-06-22 20:09
Indeed beautiful picture. I like these life colours and moment that you've captured here. great work
Cormac (26563) 2006-06-22 23:53
Great shot! I like the combination of the great landscape with the action of the bird - it's rare to get a wildlife action shot with a background this gorgeous. Excellent!
alana (2625) 2006-06-23 0:04
What is special here? Turquoise color of water, clouds, the sky, seagull, waves, point of view and quality. Excellent landscape.
mjdundee (4663) 2006-06-23 2:09
Another perfect illusion from the top of NZ.
Somehow the complete post looks a bit unsharp - including the letters - maybe it is a problem with my screen only. POV and the inclusion of the escaping gull are great and at the horizon marriage of sky and sea suit very well to lead the eye. Very well done and TFS Thomas
jjcordier (79289) 2006-06-23 7:32
Very good photo, good composition and colours. The seagull adds a special note. Well done,Arnould!
dkeus31 (27735) 2006-06-23 14:47
A nice saturated picture of a superb landscape.
The landing bird is nice!
Yffic (6106) 2006-06-23 16:31
A very nice picture of a very nice landscape.
I like the panoramic composition and the way you integrate the waves on your picture..
neelkaak (458) 2006-06-25 6:22
Breathtaking landscape. This place does have an end of the world feel to it. Amazing composition, POV, colors and sharpness. And the bird simply added life to it. Thanks for sharing.
alainh (35583) 2006-06-26 13:24
Hello Arnoud !
a perfect composition with the little must with this bird. Great light in the coast and very nice natural colours.
congratulations for your gallery
have a nice day
cherryripe (21033) 2006-06-26 13:58
Great capture here with the gull in flight. The colour of the water is stunning. I like how the land curves round and gives depth. The clouds add interest too.
capthaddock (28790) 2006-06-29 10:26
Hi Arnoud - this is fabuluous, the subtropical beach scenery is awesome, but with the flying bird, it becomes a masterpuiece, good use of polariser here.
MichaelTrezzi (3368) 2006-07-09 15:17
Hi Arnoud, a wonderful pic of Cap Reinga. Goos POV and good DOF. Very nice nearly diagonal composition. What makes the final touch is the seagull just taking off the cliff. Really a great picture. Thanks for sharing. Cheers, Michael
chaity (1539) 2006-07-21 11:13
Hi Arnoud, the scenary in NZ is really beautiful. Seeing these photos are like watching LOTR again.
davidhoare (188) 2006-07-24 3:46
the composition is great and the seagull also adds some interest. nice
npecanhuk (72044) 2008-03-25 13:24
I intend to visit that country in 2009...
Your picture give me one more hint of how wonderful it is!
Thanks for sharing!
Neyvan Peçanhuk - Brazil
- Copyright: arnoud van tilburg (arnoud1976) (1191)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-11-11
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 30D, 18 - 55 mm EF-S 3.5:5.6
- Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Cape Maria van Diemen, New Zealand [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-06-22 15:56
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