I’m honoured to announce that I’m a finalist for in the 2016 New Zealand Geographic – Photographer of the Year competition.
This was an incredible Aurora Australis display from near my house in Kingston, overlooking Lake Wakatipu. The moon was setting with the Milky Way core just above. Once the bright moon faded behind the Eyre Mountains, it revealed an even brighter and colourful Aurora display. At the start of the clip, there was a Proton Arc, which is rarely seen as it danced across the sky towards the moon