A field of colour caught our eye from a distance - brilliant purple contrasting against the green of the trees. As we drew closer the field of purple was mixed with pink and white.
This colourful mat was a field full of Russell Lupins with their spikes waving gently in the afternoon breeze. These wild flowers are produced in abundance along river, lake, and road sides throughout the South Island of New Zealand.
Field of Russell Lupins, Lupinus polyphyllus, in the Eglinton River Valley in Fiordland National Park along the Milford Road, South Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/125 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 260mm.
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