Tawhia Falls, a 5 metre water fall on the Whakapapanui stream, fed from the Mt Bruce ski fields on Mt Ruapehu. Signage on the road indicates the walking track to the falls which is an easy walk on a well maintained track.
Nikon D7000, Nikkon 24-70 f/2.8 lens, Velbon Sherpa Pro CF 740 carbon fibre tripod, Velbon PHD-61Q tilt/pan head
ISO 100, 24mm, f/22, 0.4 seconds exposure, aperture priority mode, manual focus in live view, cable shutter release
Sharpened, light and colour adjusted in Lightroom 3, an exposure adjusted copy of the original file blended with the original file in Photomatix Pro to improve shadow and highlight balance