Papaiti road follows the Whanganui river for many kilometers up into the mountain valleys, here winding through the steep, heavily timbered valley wall high above the river
Nikon D90, Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8 lens, Velbon Sherpa Pro CF 740 carbon fibre tripod, Velbon PHD-61Q tilt/pan head
ISO 200, f/16.0, 70mm, Aperture Priority Mode. Manually focussed using live view, tripod mounted, cable shutter release.
Three exposures blended in Photomatix Pro to increase dynamic range and balance highlights and foreground. Final light, colour and sharpening in Capture NX2