Australia is a beautiful country brimming with wildlife, culture and picturesque landscapes and what better way to showcase this than through photography? The images below are 10 of the most amazing on Flickr from the wonderful nation of Australia.
1. Kangaroo in Motion
This artistic shot of one of Australia’s national icons is quite simply eye- catching! The photographer has ensured the focus is definitely on the furry creature as the surrounding area fades into blurriness. This unique photo of one of the best known animals in Australia, the kangaroo, is unusual, creative and undeniably amazing.
2. Sydney Harbour and Opera House
This stunning photograph taken at sunset is nothing short of beautiful. The perspective of the clouds, reflection of the lights in the water and the wonderful landscape all culminate in an amazing image.
3. Sunset at the Outback
The Australian outback is famed for its deserted and secluded areas, incredible wildlife, and beautiful sunsets. This photo captures the sky’s soft colouring as it changes from day to night charmingly. This idyllic image creates a longing to experience such natural beauty first-hand!
Situated in Australia’s northern territory, this lovely scene is crying out to be enjoyed. The rocks surrounding the pool create a secluded solace perfect for dreaming away a few hours and listening to the peaceful sound of water. This mini paradise is definitely one of the most amazing photographs of Australia on Flickr.
5. Surfs Up!
Every year immensely talented surfers flock to Australia to take advantage of the warm temperature, great waves and surf competitions. This action shot captures a surfer as he’s riding the wave, perfectly timed to see the wave arching upwards and the spray crashing all around!
6. Melbourne by Night
The vibrant colours and contrasts seen here combine to create a complex and beautiful cityscape photograph. From the bridge in the foreground to the towering skyscrapers further back, you can see something different each time you look at this amazing picture.
7. Under the Sea…
Taken with an underwater camera, this fabulous photograph captures something many of us will never experience for ourselves. The beautiful habitat of sea creatures and the interesting plants and colours below the surface are captured perfectly in this amazing photograph of underwater Australia.
8. Soaring Cliffs
These soaring cliffs are actually ancient coral reef found in Western Australia. This photograph is wonderfully framed by the cliffs and lake, and makes a real feature of the beautiful blue sky.
Another sunset photo, this charming image captures the silhouette of the landscape just before nightfall. Tranquillity oozes out of this amazing photograph of Australia.
10. The Great Barrier Reef
Finally, this amazing bird’s eye view of Australia’s beautiful Barrier Reef is absolutely breathtaking. The clear blue seas and abundance of marine life is exciting and a favourite for snorkelers.
Australia is rich in charm, elegance, and beauty and the above photos give you a little glimpse of that.
These are just 10 of the amazing images of Australia found on Flickr, but there are many more, so why not check out the vast amount available.
Article by Natalie Moody