Garden View, Banks Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand. by johnrf

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A view over the Banks Peninsula towards Wainui, as seen from the beautiful garden of The Gables which we visited during a recent garden tour of the South Island of New Zealand.
Taken using my Olympus E3 with a 14-54mm zoom lens.

This image is featured in the “South Island, New Zealand” Group . and to my surprise and pleasure it won the “A Country Garden” Challenge run by the Aussie and Kiwi gardens, Shrubs and plants" January 2013.
This image and has been viewed 503 times as at February 25, 2013.


garden view, banks peninsula, south island, new zealand

Keen long term member of the Pakenham Camera Club located in Victoria, Australia; and I specialise in landscape, travel, garden and outdoor photography generally.
I use only Olympus SLR;s and DSLR’s and I process my images using Apple computers and mainly Apple software..

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  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “South Island, New Zealand"

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature, great WORK and well earned.

  • Peter Doré
    Peter Doréalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you Peter. Much appreciated

    – johnrf

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

    in the challenge A country garden

  • Dear PhotosByG.

    Thank you for the great news; and please convey my thanks to all who participated and voted in this challenge.

    – johnrf

  • myraj
    myrajover 1 year ago

    Wonderful capture John.
    Congratulations on winning the challenge.
    WOW! The best of Red Bubble, great achievement

  • Thank you myraj. Yes I feel like WOW also.
    This shot was taken quickly between courses at lunch on this garden/farm above the beautiful bay at Akaroa.

    – johnrf

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGabout 1 month ago
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