ATANGA – Beautiful New Zealand

Editing, Videography Jun 2013

Atanga = beauty, loveliness, splendour, prettiness (Maori)

I spent the most amazing seven months of my life in New Zealand, where I fell in love with the country’s natural beauty. As I traveled across both the north and south island, I tried to capture as much as I could of it on video. Vast landscapes, rugged mountains, glaciers, rough coastlines, idyllic beaches, dense forests, tumbling waterfalls, exotic wildlife and the vibrant city of Auckland…  I combined all of my best shots into this: my audiovisual ode to New Zealand.

Featured locations: Rangitoto, Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel, Raglan, Taupo, Tongariro National Park, Orakei Korako Thermal Park, Marlborough Sounds, Kaikoura, Lake Tekapo, Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park, Franz Josef Glacier, Haast Pass, Punakaiki Pancake Rocks, Nugget Point, Moeraki Boulders, Oamaru, Queenstown, Wanaka, Fiordlands National Park, Milford Sound.

Music: ‘Young Blood’ by The Naked And Famous (an awesome Kiwi band).

Equipment used: Canon 550D +  35-300mm F3,5/F5,6 IS + travel tripod

Editing software: Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6

 

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