Story: Perceptions of the landscape

‘Viewing platform at Bowen Falls, Milford 2003’ (3rd of 3)

‘Viewing platform at Bowen Falls, Milford 2003’

Milford Sound, a scenic icon since the 19th century, receives a rather different treatment in this work by Wayne Barrar – the focus is as much on the platform as the waterfall. Barrar highlights the way that man-made constructions such as bridges or paths affect our perception of the landscape.

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Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - New landscapes – after the 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14413/viewing-platform-at-bowen-falls-milford-2003 (accessed 25 September 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007