Stormy weather is rolling in from the Tasman sea as winter approaches New Zealand. Piha is the next major beach north of Karekare.
nice shot buddy :)
1 May 2008 6:04am
excellent landscape and sky
1 May 2008 7:04am
This is a magnificent cloud formation. I love the rays!
1 May 2008 8:18am
nice shot with the rays and moody landscape... my only slight complaint is the lighting is pretty uniform across the whole image (HDR?) and it might be even more dramatic to darken up some areas or add some fall off light across the frame (like the mountains in the back right) - that might really emphasize the light coming through the clouds and make an already great shot even better.
1 May 2008 8:51am
@Jason Kravitz: Yeah, I would've preferred the landscape to have more contrast - didn't think about adding it myself. Perhaps next time. =)
Wow what a place,i think this is a great shot as is, sometimes when i see a shot that has had HDR done on it it looks over done.
1 May 2008 8:57am
Great dramatic image.
This view never fails to astound and amaze me.
1 May 2008 9:19am
Beautiful shot! Dramatic view with the dark clouds and rays of sunshine. Brings back font memories of living in Auckland.
1 May 2008 9:15pm
Beautiful scene. The clouds look great and the shore is very shot.
2 May 2008 12:37am
Fantastic shot!Beautifully captured!
2 May 2008 8:34am
This is absolutely breathtaking! Wonderful rays of light.
You are getting ready for winter and we are just starting spring... :)
4 May 2008 2:30pm
beautiful sky! great frame! just perfect..
7 May 2008 12:14am
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