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The perspectives never captured before of Australia’s stunning West Coast coastline

A team of creative photographers have captured Australia’s coastlines from a truly epic perspective.

Tony Hewitt and Denis Glennon, with Canon, have compiled a breathtaking selection embodying the country’s most picturesque wonders.

The unique showcase comprises a stunning collection of 100 large-format aerial images of our coastline captured and reproduced in rich detail and displayed on a scale as bold as the voyage to capture them.

A team of two creative photographers have captured Western Australia’s coastline from a truly epic perspective 

Tony Hewitt and Denis Glennon, with Canon, have compiled a breathtaking selection embodying the country's most picturesque wonders

Tony Hewitt and Denis Glennon, with Canon, have compiled a breathtaking selection embodying the country’s most picturesque wonders

The unique showcase comprises a stunning collection of 100 large-format aerial images of our coastline captured and reproduced in rich detail and displayed on a scale as bold as the voyage to capture them

The unique showcase comprises a stunning collection of 100 large-format aerial images of our coastline captured and reproduced in rich detail and displayed on a scale as bold as the voyage to capture them

The exquisite exhibition, Girt By Sea, will be on show to the masses in Sydney at Paddington Town Hall from Saturday until June 27, where art lovers can witness the beauty between 10am and 6pm every day. 

Mr Hewitt said it had been his dream since he was a young boy to capture the true essence behind the famous national anthem lyric, ‘girt by sea’. 

‘As Helen Keller famously said, ‘Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much,’ Mr Hewitt said.

‘It had always been my dream to create a project on the scale of what we’re unveiling today and I am sincerely grateful to Canon Australia for their confidence in us and their support and sponsorship of the adventure.’  

The exquisite exhibition, Girt By Sea, will be on show to the masses in Sydney at Paddington Town Hall from Saturday until June 27, where art lovers can witness the beauty between 10am and 6pm every day

The exquisite exhibition, Girt By Sea, will be on show to the masses in Sydney at Paddington Town Hall from Saturday until June 27, where art lovers can witness the beauty between 10am and 6pm every day

Mr Hewitt said it had been his dream since he was a young boy to capture the true essence behind the famous national anthem lyric, 'girt by sea'

Mr Hewitt said it had been his dream since he was a young boy to capture the true essence behind the famous national anthem lyric, ‘girt by sea’

For acclaimed photographer, Mr Hewitt, ‘girt by sea’ became the metaphor for an epic Australian adventure circumnavigating Australia’s coastline by air in one 31-day trip. 

He and his close friend, accomplished photographer Denis Glennon AO, captured it in stunning detail and on their journey brought new meaning to those three iconic words – transforming their dream into reality. 

‘I knew that only a privileged few had explored Australia’s breathtaking coastline to any significant degree from the air. So, I got to wondering what an adventure it would be to experience all of it in one go; to capture and reveal its magical, ever-changing beauty,’ Mr Hewitt said.

‘Girt by Sea started as an ambitious dream and now it’s a lived experience. More than that, the collection means that we can now hold the understanding of those three words in our hands.’    

'As Helen Keller famously said, 'Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much,' Mr Hewitt said about creating the stunning collection

‘As Helen Keller famously said, ‘Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much,’ Mr Hewitt said about creating the stunning collection

For acclaimed photographer, Mr Hewitt, 'girt by sea' became the metaphor for an epic Australian adventure circumnavigating Australia's coastline by air in one 31-day trip

For acclaimed photographer, Mr Hewitt, ‘girt by sea’ became the metaphor for an epic Australian adventure circumnavigating Australia’s coastline by air in one 31-day trip

He and his close friend, accomplished photographer Denis Glennon AO, captured it in stunning detail and on their journey brought new meaning to those three iconic words - transforming their dream into reality

He and his close friend, accomplished photographer Denis Glennon AO, captured it in stunning detail and on their journey brought new meaning to those three iconic words – transforming their dream into reality

'I knew that only a privileged few had explored Australia's breathtaking coastline to any significant degree from the air,' Mr Hewitt said

‘I knew that only a privileged few had explored Australia’s breathtaking coastline to any significant degree from the air,’ Mr Hewitt said

'I got to wondering what an adventure it would be to experience all of it in one go; to capture and reveal its magical, ever-changing beauty,' he added

‘I got to wondering what an adventure it would be to experience all of it in one go; to capture and reveal its magical, ever-changing beauty,’ he added

‘I hope people share the same emotional response of ‘Wow – look at that!’ that we did when we encountered these places.’ 

The month-long voyage started and finished at Jandakot Airport, Western Australia, and took an anticlockwise flight path allowing both photographers to shoot simultaneously through front and rear portside windows.

The duo took a Cessna 210 light aircraft, and predominantly flew it just off the coastline. 

‘This was never a documentary trip; it was a voyage of discovery akin to the explorers of old,’ Mr Glennon said.

‘There’s lots of planning and preparation with a trip of this scale but ultimately it’s instinct and curiosity that led to us taking the images in our collection. 

The month-long voyage started and finished at Jandakot Airport, Western Australia, and took an anticlockwise flight path allowing both photographers to shoot simultaneously through front and rear portside windows

The month-long voyage started and finished at Jandakot Airport, Western Australia, and took an anticlockwise flight path allowing both photographers to shoot simultaneously through front and rear portside windows

The duo took a Cessna 210 light aircraft, and predominantly flew it just off the coastline

The duo took a Cessna 210 light aircraft, and predominantly flew it just off the coastline

'This was never a documentary trip; it was a voyage of discovery akin to the explorers of old,' Mr Glennon said

‘This was never a documentary trip; it was a voyage of discovery akin to the explorers of old,’ Mr Glennon said

‘We had an expectation of what we might see courtesy of Google Earth, but what we actually saw when we got there blew us out of our seats every time.’ 

He said the pair made sure to keep their expectations low when they embarked on their daily scenic trips.

‘It’s the result of our daily decision to focus on what we actually find, not on what we expect to find – that’s the spirit of exploration,’ he said.  

Mr Glennon said: 'There's lots of planning and preparation with a trip of this scale but ultimately it's instinct and curiosity that led to us taking the images in our collection'

Mr Glennon said: ‘There’s lots of planning and preparation with a trip of this scale but ultimately it’s instinct and curiosity that led to us taking the images in our collection’

'We had an expectation of what we might see courtesy of Google Earth, but what we actually saw when we got there blew us out of our seats every time,' he added 

‘We had an expectation of what we might see courtesy of Google Earth, but what we actually saw when we got there blew us out of our seats every time,’ he added 

He said the pair made sure to keep their expectations low when they embarked on their daily scenic trips

He said the pair made sure to keep their expectations low when they embarked on their daily scenic trips

'It's the result of our daily decision to focus on what we actually find, not on what we expect to find ¿ that's the spirit of exploration,' he said

‘It’s the result of our daily decision to focus on what we actually find, not on what we expect to find – that’s the spirit of exploration,’ he said



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