Photo of the week: Our landscapes

Department of Conservation —  05/06/2013

Much more than a photo, this beautiful video compiling time-lapsed footage from around the Central Plateau region has astounded and inspired viewers.

Taupo tramper and photographer Bevan Percival shot this video over 15 sleepless nights in and around the Tongariro National Park.

I’m driven by chasing fleeting moments of dramatic light on beautiful landscapes and also capturing the night sky and milky way in all it’s glory is a real buzz.

New Zealand Landscapes Timelapse Volume Two from Bevan Percival on Vimeo.

The landscape and night-sky combine to create a spectacular visual feast in this video. With over 300,000 views the video has inspired an international audience to learn more about New Zealand and made many want to come and experience it for themselves.


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