Storms in the Hooker Valley at sunrise. I had been planning to check out early that day to get to my next destination. A small opening in an otherwise very average sky spurred me on to sprint as fast as possible down to the valley to set up. I even left my camera bag and all my lenses bar the 16-35mm behind to make it there as fast as I could.
The reward was a place in last year's ANZANG landscape honour roll and exhibition as well as publication in a National Geographic Traveller feature on New Zealand.
As with 99% of my landscape images, this is from a single exposure using a neutral density filter to tame a wide dynamic range.