Stripped to the bone

OUR IMPACT

Supposedly one of the most beautiful places on Earth, yet the more corners I turned, the more destruction I saw. The timber industry is huge in New Zealand; it was time to start recording this carnage. This scene was one of many as I travelled towards French Pass.

The Sounds, north coast of the South Island, New Zealand

Canon EOS 5D MkII, Canon EF 16–35mm f/2.8L II USM lens at 16mm, 1/60, f16, ISO 250; tripod; exposure compensation + 1/3 EV

by Trevor Penfold, Raglan, New Zealand