10. Moonlit surf on the Boulder Bank, Nelson

10. Moonlit surf on the Boulder Bank, Nelson

An invisible line of surf on a rocky shore; getting close enough but not too close.

9. Late sailing through the Cut, Nelson

9. Late sailing through the Cut, Nelson

A night-fishing boat leaves a light trail, making its way out into Tasman Bay.

8. Rustic evening near Omata, Taranaki

8. Rustic evening near Omata, Taranaki

Farm animals make good subjects for moonlight photography – precisely because they won’t keep still.

7. One a.m. and the last house on the street, Waikawa

7. One a.m. and the last house on the street, Waikawa

Find a quiet street and mix your moonlight with some sodium. Add your shadow to hide the tripod’s.

6. Twilight at Te Rewa Rewa bridge, Waiwhakaiho, New Plymouth

6. Twilight at Te Rewa Rewa bridge, Waiwhakaiho, New Plymouth

The madding crowd stayed only till sunset. Deep twilight is close to moonlight in exposure terms.

Barney Brewster – NZ Landscape Photographer

Based in Nelson, Barney loves to capture the New Zealand landscape, mostly through long exposures at dusk or after dark. He has a strong interest in vintage photography, and will sometimes post old NZ photos here.

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