Mount Doom


This is Mount Ngauruhoe (or Mount Doom for those Lord of the Rings fans), situated on the Central Plateau of the North Island of New Zealand. I used a long exposure to capture the movement of the cloud at the base of the mountain.

Mount Ngauruhoe, New Zealand

Nikon D700, AF-S Nikkor 70–200mm f/2.8G ED VR lens at 155mm, 146 seconds, f8, ISO 200; B+W 10-stop ND filter; tripod

by Mike Hollman, Auckland, New Zealand