A different perspective
Stunning Photography from the New Book Aerial Australia. Aerial photographer Nick Rains reveals a different perspective to the beauty of Australia, taking us on a journey through the country’s rugged wilderness to its coastal edges.
A bit about Nick
A bit about Nick – Nick Rains is a professional photographer specialising in travel and documentary work. His photographs have been featured in publications such as Australian Geographic, Australian Photography Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Australian Geographic, Reader’s Digest and more. He has photographed a range of subjects, including sport, news, industry, travel, fashion and portraits, as well as worked for commercial clients such as Shell, BBC, Orion, Ponant and the Australian Government.
All images featured in his book – Aerial Australia.
Western Australia is home to many beguiling natural attractions, but its extraordinary pink lakes have got to be seen to be believed. These two are in the Stirling Ranges in Western Australia’s south west.
Denham, Shark Bay
Abstract colours and shapes, as seen from 1500 metres over Denham and Shark Bay in Northern Western Australia.
Wilpena Pound Sunset
Wilpena Pound is a natural amphitheatre of mountains located 429 kilometres north of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park. The name Wilpena is from an Aboriginal word meaning bent fingers, which describes the shape of the range.
The bar white sand dunes along the coast near Bremer Bay in WA contrast starkly with the Southern Ocean’s intense blue hues.
Pentecost River Crocodile
A saltwater crocodile sunbathes in the muddy flats of the Pentecost River in the Kimberly region of Western Australia.
Lake Gairdner is a large endorheic salt lake in the Australian state of South Australia, to the north of the Eyre Peninsula. When in flood, the lake is considered the third largest salt lake in Australia. The glistening, white, salt, surface is surrounded by the red foothills of the Gawler Ranges.
This small vessell is headed for Rottnest Island, about 22km from Freemantle. No wonder sailing is popular activity in Perth. Stunning crystal blue seas.
Southeast Queensland Australia is a big producer of pineapples which are grown in huge rectangular plots such as this one near Donnybrook.
The incredible eroded coastline along Victoria’s Shipwreck coast featuring Lock Ard George. There are approximately 638 known shipwrecks along Victoria’s coast, although only around 240 of them have been discovered. The Historic Shipwreck Trail along the Shipwreck Coast and the Discovery Coast shows some of the sites where gales, human error and, in some cases, foul play caused these vessels to be wrecked.
Dreamtime Serpent, Betoota
Dreamtime Serpent – Betoota Birdsville – a work of art representing a series of pathways travelled through country to connect the river systems of the channel country of the Diamantina Shire.
Half Moon Beach, Victoria
This image was taken overlooking the picturesque cove and rocky outcrop that is Red Bluff just north of Half Moon Beach in the suburb of Black Rock, Victoria.
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