Photo of the Day

trees in Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand
September 20, 2013

Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots Trees stand like guardians at the top of Lake Wakatipu on New Zealand's South Island. Says Brad Grove, a member of our Your Shot community: "I first discovered these trees by the Glenorchy jetty back in April 2011 and had never really been happy with my efforts to shoot them." Grove achieved this HDR image in June 2012, after approaching the trees from a different direction. "It was minus 4 [degrees Celsius] on a very cold morning, and the sun had just broken the horizon behind me," he says. "The composition fell into place, and I took seven exposures hoping I had enough data to produce the image I could see in my head." Check out the bold new look and feel of Your Shot, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe. Get tips on photographing landscapes » See pictures from New Zealand »
Photograph by Brad Grove, Your Shot

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