5. Stony River (Hangatahua) by moonlight, Taranaki

5. Stony River (Hangatahua) by moonlight, Taranaki

On the last evening of summer, a clear view from a wild river of the mountain bare, in oblique moonlight.

4. Twilight view from South Rd, New Plymouth

4. Twilight view from South Rd, New Plymouth

City lights and headlights with a mountain backdrop: balancing picture elements in the fast-fading light of day.

3. Waitakere nikau and the rising moon

3. Waitakere nikau and the rising moon

In a leafy Auckland suburb, an uncommonly “short” long exposure gives iconic silhouettes.

2. Harataonga moonrise

2. Harataonga moonrise

L-o-n-g exposure with a field camera, set up before dark. Clouds and moonbeams moving over water.

1. Mt Taranaki under full moon

1. Mt Taranaki under full moon

Making the most of a break in the weather; mixing the sublime with an electric fence.

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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