"I am a lover of landscape. The land is a backdrop to our lives, a setting for our hopes and dreams. The land and its colour...a manuka tree set against a blood-red sky may burn into your memory. The older you get, the more you realise that particular places can hold (or trigger) a memory, or elicit a mood. The land is a mirror, it reflects who we are, and landscapes may hold for you, as they do for me, my past, my people, and myself."So writes Carl Walrond in his introduction to this beautiful collection of photographs of New Zealand. Using the theme of 'colour' these stunning images take the reader on a seasonal journey through the country, from the apple greens and eggshell blues of spring through the rich tones of summer and tawny hues of autumn to winter's white.