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The Last Frontier: Australia Wide

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Many of the photographs in this remarkable book illuminate parts of Australia inaccessible to all but the most adventurous traveller. Others reveal familiar places and landmarks in a fresh and unfamiliar way.

This is basically a book of beautiful full-page photographs of Australia.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published 1987 by Weldons Pty Ltd
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Dec 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is one of Ken Duncan's earlier photographic books. All the images are presented as wide angle to be more like what the human eye actually sees. The book is broken up into a state by state view of Australia. Each state starts with a photo of its capital city.

When you see photos of places like Perth taken in the 1980s you realise how much things have actually changed in Australia since these photos were taken. I suspect if you went looking for some of the small towns photographed here you'd
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Dec 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
Ken Duncan is the past master of the wide angle photograph. And The Last Frontier is a series of double-page spreads of iconic Australian scenes. Most are lonely perspectives from the outback. All are magnificent. One of Duncan's techniques is to frame his shot then patiently wait until everything is right - the clouds, light, time, shadows. This book is a tribute to his patience.
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