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Ice age campsite

A frosty campsite in Arthur's Pass National Park. Photo: Richard Rossiter

It was a freezing night camped at the confluence of the Waimakariri and Crow rivers with temperatures dipping to -5℃. I crept out late at night and used a light inside the tent to illuminate the frigid surroundings. The hoar frost-covered tree provided a perfect frame while the Milky Way kept guard overhead.

– Richard Rossiter

Camera settings: Canon EOS 5DSR, 8-15mm f/4 fisheye lens, ISO 6400, Bulb mode 90.2sec.