American photographer Charles Anderson travelled around New Zealand in March & April in 2019 on a MoaTrek Small Group Tour and took hundreds of wonderful photographs all over the country. This is an audio interview with Charles in which he talks in depth about his trip from a photography perspective, he tells us the stories behind his favourite photos, shares his tips on what gear to bring and explains his techniques for getting photographs while being part of our Kakapo 21 Day North & South Island Tour.
The full interview is just over an hour and you can listen by clicking here on the SoundCloud file below. There's also a full transcript of the interview here on this page below and we've inserted the pictures he's talking about into the interview at the appropriate time so you can follow along.
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