Time Lapse Video of New Zealand Showcases its Middle-Earth Qualities

Photographer Nathan Kaso has created an amazing time lapse video of New Zealand’s South Island, which is where a majority of Peter Jackson’s Middle-Earth based films have been shot.  One can truly appreciate the beauty of this country in this video, and it’s plain to see why Jackson decided to shoot both his Lord of the Rings and Hobbit feature film projects in New Zealand.  It’s amazing that so many varied landscapes can exist in such a relatively small country.  If you’ve been needing to relax today, or just need 5 minutes to chill out, then you should really watch Kaso’s Aotearoa below.  You’ve been wishing you lived in Middle-Earth…


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