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Map of the Month 4/2012: New Zealand Photo Atlas

At the 25th International Cartography Conference in Paris, France, the “New Zealand Photo Atlas” won the second jury’s prize in the category Atlases. The jury stated:

Fine integration of two media: photography and cartography.

Publisher’s Description: This unique atlas is designed to take you on a stunning photographic tour of New Zealand, one that will provide the inspiration to break out your camera and to take advantage of your time on the road. Each atlas page is brought to life with images shot from a location nearby. Every photograph is numbered and pinpointed on the map, making it easy to see where each shot was taken so that you can go there and take photos of your own. Comprehensive captions will give you a feel for what to see and do while you’re visiting each area.

The Atlas captures some of the most photographic places in New Zealand and provides information on what to expect when you get there. Whether it’s an iconic New Zealand sight or a scene of hidden beauty just off the beaten track, we’ve showcased a range of images that will help you dream, plan and navigate your adventure.

The Atlas also contains pages of valuable photography tips by seasoned landscape photographer Jeff Drewitz. With good pointers for beginners through to advanced photographers, these tips will help you make the most of your time in New Zealand, a nation that makes an explorer out of every traveller and where untold natural treasures lie just over the horizon.

  • Number of pages: 128
  • Dimensions (mm): 246x279
  • Authors: Jeff Drewitz & Hema Maps Pty Ltd
  • Published by Hema Maps Pty Ltd
  • Date published: 10/2010
  • Language: English
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