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Astonishing New Zealand Landscape Photography

Astonishing New Zealand Landscape Photography

The Hobbit has arrived, and with it, also came a sense of total nostalgia for the Middle-Earth! In case you don't know, New Zealand is the equivalent to the Middle-Earth, the place chosen by Peter Jackson to bring life to Tolkien's works. For me, The Hobbit movies work like a way to bring back good memories of a long-lost place. I might say that it kills my "saudade" of Middle-Earth. "Saudade is a unique Portuguese word that has no immediate translation in English. Saudade describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. It often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing will never return. It's related to the feelings of longing, yearning. A stronger form of saudade may be felt towards people and things whose whereabouts are unknown, such as a lost lover, or a family member who has gone missing. Saudade was once described as "the love that remains" after someone is gone. Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, well-being, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again. It can be described as an emptiness, like someone (e.g., one's children, parents, sibling, grandparents, friends, pets) or something (e.g., places, things one used to do in childhood, or other activities performed in the past) should be there in a particular moment is missing, and the individual feels this absence." - Wikipedia How can I miss a place I've never been to? Simply look at these fantastic pictures by these amazing photographers, and you'll know that the Middle-Earth is a place to be missed. And thankfully, New Zealand is here to be visited and give us that good feeling of a beloved place, whether it's Hobbiton or the forests of Fangorn. Don't forget to check each photographer's portfolios simply by clicking each picture. I hope you enjoy these, and if you got your own pictures of New Zealand, just drop a comment! Cheers. ;) AtomicZen Dylan Toh & Marianne Lim Coolbiere. A. Dylan Toh & Marianne Lim Kah Kit Yoong Aaron Pryor Daniel Peckham Dylan Toh & Marianne Lim AtomicZen AtomicZen Paul Emmings Hannsome Photography Peerakit Jirachetthakun Jordan Ek Paul Emmings Michael Thien Mike Hollman Amazingviews Photography Nathan Kaso Bryan Larson James Young Xin Cheng

Sony PDSG Branding & Identity by Alex Townsend

Sony PDSG Branding & Identity by Alex Townsend

Alex Townsend is an Art Director and Designer based in New Zealand and London. Alex worked independently with companies like Sony, Nike, Channel 4(UK), YouView, Microsoft and more. This is the branding and Identity for Sony PDSG, hope you'll enjoy it! I approach all projects with the same goal, to enhance products beyond the intended brief — to add value and original ideas as part of the initial process. For more information about the Alex Townsend, you can visit his site at NewRoyalStantard.com and also check out his Behance. All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend All Rights to Alex Townsend