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  • Published: 30 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143574187
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $16.99

Southern New Zealand Landscapes


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Southern New Zealand Landscapes photography is drawn from a wide body of Apse’s work: his latest images, his personal favourites and the best from his expansive archive.

The South Island of New Zealand is unlike any other place on earth, celebrated for its majestic landscapes, picturesque lakes and rivers, and epic mountain ranges.

Southern New Zealand Landscapes, a stunning tribute to the mainland, showcases the area’s visual grandeur through the extraordinary scenic photography of Andris Apse, arguably New Zealand’s most acclaimed landscape photographer. Nobody sees the south quite like him.

Southern New Zealand Landscapes photography is drawn from a wide body of Apse’s work: his latest images, his personal favourites and the best from his expansive archive.

  • Pub date: 30 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143574187
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

Andris Apse

Andris Apse is one of New Zealand's leading landscape photographers. During a career spanning more than thirty years, he has won many major awards, and is acknowledged as one of the finest wilderness photographers in the world.

His work has been reproduced in the New York TimesNational GeographicNew Zealand GeographicTime and Newsweek, among many other publications. Apse has also published an array of books, including the phenomenally successful New Zealand Landscapes, which has sold more than 150,000 copies, Pounamu: The Jade of New Zealand (with Russell Beck and Maika Mason), which was shortlisted in the Illustrated Non-fiction category of the 2011 New Zealand Post Book Awards, Spirit of the South, a stunning tribute to the South Island, and most recently, the pocket-sized Southern New Zealand Landscapes.

In 2010, Apse was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM). He is also an Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Professional Photographers Association and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers. He lives with his partner Lynne at Okarito, on the West Coast of the South Island.


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