Maori Bay, Muriwai Regional Park,
Waitakere Ranges, North Island, New Zealand. Sunset

It was about at this stage I started getting a headache. Maybe I did nt drink enough water.
I did nt have any pain killers with me and it was getting worse with every exposure. Every time I bent down to line up a shot, a striking pain went through my head.
Painful but a beautiful sunset I could nt miss. I took a few more shots then headed for the car which was a good 10mins away.

Mental note: restock pain killers in my photo bag, and make sure this never happens again.

Nikon D200


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I’m a dedicated Landscape Photographer from New Zealand. Other photographed locations include, Scotland, Fiji, Cook Islands, Tasmania,and USA.

I love capturing all different forms of nature,
Perfectly in balance within the world it has created.

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  • Polly x
    Polly xover 3 years ago

  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanover 3 years ago

    Not surprised that you carried on shooting throughout the pain Michael if this was the magnificent display on offer. The light hitting the rock is just beautiful and the water rush is just spot on, nice and sweeping without being too silky. The sky looks magnificent too and the lone island on the horizon looks in great balance with the sun. At least you’ve got this image to cherish long after the headache’s gone!

  • Thanks Stuart,. Magic sunset, had to keep going. I had a few more shots like this but with a reflection and not the wave. They just did nt have the same impact. Still one more image to upload from this night.

    – Michael Treloar

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 3 years ago

    Excellent picture, Michael! Definitely worth a headache! Easy for me to say! lol

  • :) thanks David

    – Michael Treloar

  • Husky
    Huskyover 3 years ago

    Just love ur comp here Mick, great sky and fg!

  • Cheers ! clouds where brilliant

    – Michael Treloar

  • Lynne Bryan Photography
    Lynne Bryan Ph...over 3 years ago

    Stunning image! :)

  • Thank you Lynne !

    – Michael Treloar

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenover 3 years ago

    Superb shot Micheal…Love the comp and exposure…

  • Aj Finan
    Aj Finanover 3 years ago

  • mltrue
    mltrueover 3 years ago

    An incredible shot! Thanks for persisting despite the headache! This is fabulous!!

  • Thank you :)

    – Michael Treloar

  • Jay Stockhaus
    Jay Stockhausover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image! The colors are amazing. Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thank you Jay

    – Michael Treloar

  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanaghabout 1 month ago

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