"Flock Hill"

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"Seeking a unique perspective to highlight the dramatic rock formations of Flock Hill station, I made a steep climb & entered through these two rocks either side. Wow, it was if I had entered the gates to another world (& in fact, the movie "Narnia" was filmed here!) Arriving mid afternoon, I explored the ridge line but this was by far the best position. So I then waited until the sun descended, capturing this stunning vista at precisely 8.15pm. Neighboring Castle Hill Station lies to the right in the distance, with State Highway 73 intersecting the two."

Equipment: 60Mp Phase One DB + Mamiya AFD 645 + 45mm lens

Exposure: 1/30 sec @ f22 ISO 400

9 frames stitched for maximum detail & clarity

Location: Arthurs Pass, Canterbury

Click to view a video I shot whilst I was waiting for the sun to go down (this was at 5.30pm, but it took until 8.15pm for the light to turn golden):Floock Hill video

Limited Edition:
25 signed & certified prints (all sizes & media).

Year of Release: 2017

HP Z3200 PS 12 colour "Vivera" archival pigment inks, Giclée process (100% cotton rag paper & fine-art canvas).

Print Permanence:
250 years indoors, as tested on HP Z3200 printer by Wilhelm Research Institute, California.

Copyright: Peter Latham 2017

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