“I discovered this sensational tree by accident, as I followed a random track along the shores of lake Pukaki, searching for views of Mt. Cook. I initially drove past this spot when the tree had been in shadow & was forced to stop as a tree had fallen, blocking the track. Discovering a mass of toadstools under the trees, by the time I had shot these & reversed back, the sun was now lighting this view from my driver's side - "quick STOP!!" It really was the most magnificent display of light & colour."
Equipment: 60Mp Phase One DB + Mamiya AFD 645 + 80mm lens
Exposure: 1/40 sec @ f11 ISO 400
5 frames stitched for maximum detail & clarity
Location: Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook
125 signed & certified prints (all sizes & media).
Year of Release: 2015
HP Z3200 PS 12 colour "Vivera" archival pigment inks, Giclée process (100% cotton rag paper & fine-art canvas).
250 years indoors, as tested on HP Z3200 printer by Wilhelm Research Institute, California.
Copyright: Peter Latham 2015