New Zealand Geographic Young Photographer of the Year 2016 Talman Madsen spent all of January watching sunrises and sunsets in New Zealand. There are worse jobs.
Auckland-based Madsen, 24, would wake as early as 3am to drive or hike to a location around the North Island. "In total I spent around four hours in the morning and another four hours at night to shoot the sunrise and sunset," Madsen told BuzzFeed.
He said the exercise encouraged him to think creatively so he could show his hometown in a different light.
Sunrise at Ocean Beach and sunset at Mt Manaia.
Sunrise at Whangarei Heads and sunset at Baylys Beach.
Sunrise at Kai Iwi Lakes and sunset at Bland Bay.
Sunrise at Whananaki and sunset at Muriwai Gannet Colony.
Sunrise at Torbay, Auckland and Kaipara Harbour.
Sunrise at Magazine Bay and sunset at Whatipu.
Sunrise at Huia and sunset at Auckland.
Sunrise at Waiwera and sunset at Greenhithe, Auckland.
Sunrise at Mahurangi and sunset at Bethels Beach.
Sunrise at Bay of Islands and sunset at Te Paki.
Sunrise at Cable Bay and sunset at Rawhiti.
Sunrise at Elliot Bay and sunset at Mt Victoria.
Sunrise at Hatfields Beach and sunset at Karekare.
Sunrise at North Head and sunset at Whites Beach.
Sunrise at Mr Eden and sunset at Island Bay Wharf.
Sunrise at Matakatia Bay and sunset at Paikea Bay.
Sunrise at Auckland Museum and sunset at Araparera River.
Sunrise at Shoal Bay and sunset at Manukau Heads.
Sunrise at Waitawa Regional Park and sunset at Beach Haven.
Sunrise at Orewa and sunset at Stillwater.
Sunrise at Browns Bay Beach and sunset at Piha.
Sunrise at Devonport and sunset at Makarau.
Sunrise at Piha and sunset at Anawhata.
Sunrise at Mangere Bridge and sunset at Murrays Bay Wharf.
Sunrise at Te Arai Point and sunset at Red Beach.
Sunrise at Takapuna and sunset at Mercer Bay Loop.
Sunrise at Winstones Cove and sunset at Wainui
Sunrise at Wenderholm and sunset at Kuemu.
Sunrise at Okura and sunset at West Coast.
Sunrise at Kennedy Park and sunset at One Tree Hill.
Sunrise at Cornwallis Wharf and sunset at Muriwai.