Wharariki Drift at Nelson, New Zealand by PatrickMarsonOng

A huge playground for photographers. Take your pick from waves, tide-pools, reflections or sand dunes. There’s even a cave not far from here where you can perfectly frame the sea stacks.

I opted for that classic wave shot, hope you like it! Cheers guys!

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Springtime Rush of Lake Tekapo by PatrickMarsonOng

Aha! Dug through some old files and found this taken waaaay back 2012, it was my first visit to New Zealand.

This is a two exposure shot blended together. 100 seconds for the sky and a quick one for the foreground.

It’s gonna be lupine season in a couple of weeks and south island’s gonna be more colorful!! 😉 Wish I could just beam myself there! Amazing, yeah?!

Wishing you all a great week! Cheers!

Oh, accidentally typed an extra 1 on my watermark! Lol!

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Hidden Gem of Moke Lake, New Zealand by PatrickMarsonOng

I already lost track on how many times I have visited this lake hoping to time it in right conditions that I’ve dreamt of. On our last visit, we were greeted with clear skies, low lying fog, snowy peaks, frozen lake, and a sweet sunny morning glow! I thought I was still dreaming until I dipped my foot into the freezing lake(with my waders of corse!). Everyone was so quiet, so focused in capturing and watching this amazing scene unfold. Cheers!

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Colossal Stacks of Wharariki, New Zealand by PatrickMarsonOng

These enormous sea stacks stands guard on the shores of Wharariki beach. Upon seeing my photog buddy catching the sunset on the far end of the beach, I hurried back and took a shot that would show scale of how big these giants are. If your planning to visit New Zealand soon, I would really recommend that you make room for this on your itinerary! Cheers guys!

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Twilight Rush at Lake Tekapo by PatrickMarsonOng

Enjoying the cold winter breeze in Lake Tekapo as we end our day with a sunset shoot. Was so lazy, I didn’t even bother to bring out the camera from the car. Baaaaad! Lol!
Ahhh… true enough, regret crawls in as everything turned into pink after sunset. Having a mental template of what I want shoot, I waited for my buddy to finish up, borrowed his camera, got my cf card in and fired away! Pulled off a shot with waves using high iso as the light slowly fades away. Hope you check it out! Happy weekend guys! Cheers!

“If I like a moment, for me, personally, I don’t like to have the distraction of the camera. I just want to stay in it.” – Sean O’Connell

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Mud and Cracks of Lake Tekapo by PatrickMarsonOng

An hour an a half racing against the sun as we drive out from an uncooperative Mt. Cook National Park weather just to catch that final kiss of sunset light on these muddy cracks of Lake Tekapo was all worth it!

How can such a thing be so unsightly and be beautiful at the same time? Lol! Hope you like it guys!

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Aoraki Love by PatrickMarsonOng

Aoraki Love | Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

I love taking photographs of epic-amazing locations and sharing them to the world. I hope that with this image I can encourage you to visit New Zealand. Be it work, tour, family vacation or a photo journey, make sure you spend a couple of nights and be lost in exploring one of South Island’s top destination, a photographer’s paradise, Aoraki Mt. Cook National Park.

Hooker Valley track, one of the most popular tracks of the National Park, offers stunning views of snow capped mountains, glaciers, huge boulders and raging rivers.

The stunning Mt. Cook sits at the end of Hooker Valley track, waiting to be showcased with the click of the shutter.

Is it amazing? Feel free to share! Cheers guys!

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