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New Zealand Rainforest

The New Zealand rainforests are home to a wide range of unique plants and birds.

About 10–15% of the total land area of Aotearoa is covered with native flora, from tall kauri and kohekohe forests to rainforest dominated by rimu, beech, tawa, matai and rata; ferns and flax; dunelands with their spinifex and pingao; alpine and subalpine herb fields; and scrub and tussock.

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Photos by Marc Adamus 

 

How to Photograph Waterfalls

Waterfalls are beautiful but technically difficult to photograph. Discover how to master the technical and creative aspects of waterfall photography.

Capture Their Motion

One of the most interesting things about waterfalls is the way they move. From the meandering flow of water across rocks to the splash and spray of a crashing torrent, they’re always full of energy and excitement.

The key to capturing this movement is choosing the best camera settings before you start shooting. So flick your camera into Shutter Priority or Manual mode and set it up as follows.

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Purakaunui Falls – New Zealand

Shutter Speed

Every waterfall is different, and there’s no single “correct” shutter speed to use, but if you want to capture movement in the water you’ll need to use a slow shutter speed – generally somewhere from 0.3 seconds up to several seconds.

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Oakley Creek Waterfall Video

Oakley Creek Fall is the only waterfall within Auckland City area. The waterfall is situated within the Oakley Creek Reserve, a reserve that runs alongside Great North Road, and located in the most natural stream left in the city – Oakley Creek, also known as Te Auaunga.

Photo posted HERE.

Oakley Creek Waterfall

1/16 sec | f/29 | ISO 100

Oakley Creek Fall is the only waterfall within Auckland City area. The waterfall is situated within the Oakley Creek Reserve, a reserve that runs alongside Great North Road, and located in the most natural stream left in the city – Oakley Creek, also known as Te Auaunga.

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