Abandoned buildings are a viewfinder into our heritage and often offer us a story. In this beautifully photographed book, the author has captured Perth’s abandoned places in emotive form: places as dark as time; history forgotten in the folds of the subconscious mind; beauty in decay, a presentation of life open to our personal interpretations.
Abandoned buildings are a viewfinder into our heritage and often offer us a story. With over 140 eye-catching images from places such as eerie old factories, crumbling asylums, untouched country theatres, forgotten homes, all with a small insight into their history, this is a showcase of some amazing locations within a few hours’ drive of Brisbane.
Abandoned Melbourne shows Melbourne vacant, with the CBD’s places and spaces, customarily buzzing, rendered motionless and without life during the 2020 Covid lockdown. Melbournian landscape photographer Gavin John turned his camera and his focus onto vistas of a different nature and reveals downtown Melbourne as it has never been witnessed before.
For 30 years AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC journalists have revealed the rich diversity of a nation. From schoolyards to parliament and the outback to the ocean, they have reported on Australia and Australians, both ordinary and extraordinary, going about their daily lives. Within these pages are photographs of landscapes both intimate and infinite, ......