7 Best Places for Landscape Photography in Australia

Landscape photography is aimed at showcasing the most beautiful places in the world. It is an art that captures both the presence of nature and man-made features and disturbances on natural features.

Landscape photographers seek out the most beautiful locations in the world to focus their art on for different reasons like promoting tourism. One of the most visited locations by these photographers is Australia.

Australia is one of the most beautiful places in the globe. The country does not run short of incredible locations for landscape shots.

Here are the 7 of the Best Places for Landscape Photography in Australia

1. Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills are located in the Southern region of Australia. The open hills are covered with colourful trees and vegetation. The area is most visited in the fall or spring season because during this time, the hills more extraordinary, vast and colourful than ever.

Adelaide Hills - Landscape Photography in Australia

It is the perfect location for Australian panoramic landscape photography. Additionally, you can enjoy wine while exploring the landscape as this is a wine region.

2. Fleurieu Peninsula

Not far from the Adelaide hills is the Fleurieu Peninsula. This area is known for the array of sand dunes situated along an electric blue coastline. The area also features rolling hills, farms with animals and human life, as well as vineyards. Is there a better nature photography location than this?

Fleurieu Peninsula - Landscape Photography in Australia

3. Princes Pier

It is an ancient yet functioning pier that has gone through a series of developments for restoration. It is a recreational centre. Some of the most incredible views at the princes pier include the hundreds of old stumps known to locals as pins.

Princes Pier - Landscape Photography in Australia

The view of the stumps is one that you cannot find in any other place. The pier also faces the station pier where there are several cruise liners and docks. The best time to get an impeccable shot of the pier is at dawn when all its beauty and glory is at par.

4. Daintree River and Rain Forest

On the northern coast of Australia’s Queensland lies the Daintree river. Along the river lies the Daintree rainforest. The 1200 square kilometre rainforest is the oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the globe.

Daintree River and Rain Forest - Landscape Photography in Australia

The area around the rain forest also hosts a national park and privately owned land alongside the forest which is owned by the state. The forest is also home for some unique animal species. It is, therefore, the best location for nature photography.

5. Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is located in New South Wales, Australia, along the border of the metropolitan area in Sydney. It is a mountainous region with mountain ranges. It also comprises plateau escarpments and a series of natural vegetation like rain forests, eucalyptus forests and swamps.

The Blue Mountains - Australia

A series of rivers bound the Blue Mountain region. In the East are the Nepean and Hawkesbury rivers, in the West are Coxs and Lake Burrangorang and on the north are the Wolgan and Colo rivers. If you are looking for the ideal location for Australian panoramic landscape photography, this is the place to go. You can also get the best views staying in one of the many the treehouses in the Blue Mountains.

6. The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is located along the Southeastern coast of Australia between the Torquay and Allansford Victorian Cities. This Australian National Heritage was built between the years 1919 and 1932 by soldiers who had returned from World War 1 in commemoration of those who did not make it back. The road stretches two hundred and forty-three kilometres and ends at Allansford.

The Great Ocean Road - Australia

Much of the road features the coastline of the Surf Coast. It, therefore, features the vest views of the Bass strain and the southeastern coast, the rainforest, limestone and sandstone cliffs and beaches. It is the perfect location for a landscape shot.

7. Broome

Formerly known as Rubibi, Broome is a coastal tourism city found in Kimberly, West Australia. The town is known for its thriving culture and diversity. Common activities in the town include camel riding along the cable beaches.

Gantheaume Point, Broome, Australia

Some of the most featured areas in landscape photos of Broome include the Roebuck bay and the cable beach.

There are several other areas in Australia that you can feature in your nature shots. Areas that showcase the culture, diversity, beauty and the lifestyle of the people of Australia.

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