The mountains of the Seaward Kaikoura Range make a great backdrop for night shots (or any other shots for that matter) and the ever shifting sands of the beach keep uncovering new and interesting rock formations. Kaikoura is a photographers dream location.

8 minute long exposure

Nikon D200
17-55mm nikkor lens
grad grey


kaikoura, landscapes, long exposures, new zealand, night, nz, paul mercer photography, south island, startrails


  • Denis Molodkin
    Denis Molodkinalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning work, excellent composition, nicely done!

  • gingermegs
    gingermegsalmost 4 years ago

    Oh My goodness. This is just beautiful Paul :)

  • joycee
    joyceealmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture. Looks great when viewed larger too.

  • David Davies
    David Daviesalmost 4 years ago

    Another winner, Paul!

  • Lynn  Gibbons
    Lynn Gibbonsalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful love the blue in this photograoh

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