This boat gives an idea of the scale of the cliffs of Milford Sound, which rise up almost vertically from the sea. Fortunately, you can usually find a tour boat somewhere on the sound for scale. Milford Sound was not very busy on this Christmas day, at least not as busy as usual.
I used Photoshop to increase the contrast in the photo and improve the colour balance.
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batalay (35367) 2014-12-10 14:53
Having returned from a tour of New Zealand, I was searching for scenes I knew. And indeed, you have a treasure trove of images from the South Island. The multiple mast boat on the horizon might have been the one we sailed on. This is a gorgeous shot, with the ship dwarfed by the cliffs. It's extraordinary to me that no one has given this photo the recognition it deserves.
- Copyright: Vincent Morand (vjmite) (3798)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-12-25
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ28, Hoya Circ Polariser
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-27 3:59