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Lake Tekapo panorama


From Mount John you have a magnificent view of the surroundings of Lake Tekapo (lake and town) and you also can see the snow capped tops of the Southern Alps.

The view you see here is the township of Lake Tekapo (look at the note where the Church of the Good Shepherd is located as reference)


Mount John is actually a excellent place to take panorama shots, but, and this is painful..., most of the picture I took from there are out-of-focus and contain more noise than usual, I just discovered this yesterday when post-processing them. Errors I made: forgot to turn of manual focus and forgot to put the camera on ISO 200. This panorama is the only acceptable, the rest remain a memory in my head.

On the other hand this is another reason to return to NZ :)



On top of Mount John, Lake Tekapo, NZ

This image is also geotagged


Technical stuff:

Panorama from 3 sets of bracketed shots. Stitching with PtGui, HDR with Photomatix and lots of post processing in Photoshop



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Taken on May 3, 2010