Taranaki Falls in Tongariro National Park

Taranaki Falls is a 20 m high waterfall which can be reached with a one hour hike from Whakapapa Village. As there are two tracks leading from the village to the waterfall, you can do a two hour loop with magnificient views of the volcanos Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Tongariro.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/640
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

The shooting was done with a 2.60 meter (appx. 8.5 ft) pole to reach a more elevated viewpoint. The lens was mounted with a custom-made bracket. Stitched from six images taken with a Walimex (Samyang) 7.5mm fish eye lens on a Sony QX1. Five images around and an additional image for the nadir. The zenith was retouched by hand in post-processing. 

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