Photo: Sunset Mt Taranaki North Island New Zealand

Looking from the north end of the Northern Taranaki Bight on the North Island of New Zealand, bright yellow hues at sunset silhouette Mt Taranaki.

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Sunset Mt Taranaki North Island New Zealand
Photo of a beautiful sunset above Mt Taranaki taken from the Northern Taranaki Bight on the North Island of New Zealand.
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As sunset closes in around the North Island of New Zealand, shades of bright yellow line the sky over the ridges of Mt Taranaki slowly fading to an almost white color higher above. The sun is no longer visible and the remaining rays silhouette Mt Taranaki and lights from the smaller towns are spotted across the landscape.With barely a cloud floating aimlessly across the New Zealand sky at sunset, another beautiful day looks promising when the morning arrives. The water appears as a sheet of glass and the scenery and tranquility that surrounds the Northern Taranaki Bight on the North Island is amazing.Mt Taranaki, also known as Mt Egmont is a very dominate feature of the landscape around the North Island of New Zealand as it is the second highest mountain in the area. The cone shape of the volcano is very defined at sunset with snow that still glistens off the peak.Mt Taranaki is a fabulous place to explore while visiting the North Island of New Zealand as you can take short hikes or journey into the wilderness for days at a time. The shorter walks will take you into mountain rain forests and as evening begins to set in, sit back and watch the sky take on fascinating colors at sunset above Mt Taranaki.There is so much to see and do when visiting the North Island of New Zealand, be sure to take time out to enjoy one of these incredible sunsets. A picture is a great reminder of your trip, but the reality of watching a sunset over Mt Taranaki can never be explained fully unless seen for yourself.Mt Taranaki / Mt Egmont seen from the north end of the Northern Taranaki Bight at sunset, Taranaki, West Coast, North Island, New Zealand.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/11.0, exposure time of 30/1 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 180mm.

Photo:
Sunset Mt Taranaki North Island New Zealand
Photographer:
Rolf Hicker Photography
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