Where Nature Reigns by Mieke Boynton
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Islands of the Kimberley, Western Australia.

Nikon D800 + Nikkor 24-70mm
ISO 640 • f/8 • 1/320sec • 36mm

I am one of the luckiest people in the whole entire world. Undoubtedly. I met a friend through a friend who is a pilot in Derby. She’s absolutely lovely, and when she found out that I hadn’t seen any of the Kimberley islands by air, she was determined to give me the opportunity if it came up. Well, she contacted me recently and let me know that there was a spare seat on a flight that was free if I didn’t mind giving a few photos to the couple who’d booked it. I said that sounded like a fair trade… and it most certainly was. The entire area is simply spectacular!!!!

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mayala, dambimangarri, coastal, landscape, seascape, island, turquoise, pure, blue, aqua, amazing, islands, the kimberley, mieke boynton, stunning, western australia, aerial

I’m just an Aussie girl who’s a bit mad about photography :)

My email address is miekeboynton(at)hotmail.com

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Comments

  • rjcolby
    rjcolbyalmost 2 years ago

    Love these green zones here. Then again that water… Wow.

  • We live in an incredibly beautiful world… this flight totally took my breath away! Thanks heaps, Dick :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 2 years ago

    Beautifully captured.

  • Thanks again, Julie!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • sandra .
    sandra .almost 2 years ago

    What a vantage, Mieke, wonderful shot
    Sandra x

  • It was AMAZING! Thanks, Sandra!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstonealmost 2 years ago

    That’s marvellous, Mieke, how wonderful to be able to fly over the Kimberleys!! Love the scenes you’ve captured!

  • Thanks, Mel – I honestly never realised how beautiful the Kimberley was until I went up above the islands in a plane… there are no words to adequately describe the colours, the intricate complexity of Nature’s ‘stamp’ on the Earth and the wonderful vast expanse where humans have trodden ever-so-lightly, without leaving their mark. Truly, an experience to remember!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstonealmost 2 years ago

    I’ve spent way too much time with google maps over the Kimberleys, so I know they’be be even more amazing for real….lucky duck!

  • Ben Loveday
    Ben Lovedayalmost 2 years ago

    Each species has its niche- at different distances above the low tide mark…it certainly make sone think!

  • It definitely does make one think… especially when you see it with your own eyes. It’s so vast and unpopulated, with so much amazing vegetation. Truly spectacular!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyalmost 2 years ago

    Another stunner. Just goes to prove what great custodians of the Great Southern Land Aborigines have been for tens of thousands of years.

  • Yep! I couldn’t agree more, Gary!!! :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 2 years ago

    these shots are really special

  • Thanks, Carol :) I know it sounds glib to say it, but it really is a special area… totally amazing :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Felix Haryanto
    Felix Haryantoalmost 2 years ago

    Wow! one word, envy!

  • :) :) :) Sorry, Felix!!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkialmost 2 years ago

    Awesome…….what’s next Mieke a pilot license ?

  • Just saw your comment now, Hans – sorry! Yeah, a pilot licence would be pretty nifty… but I doubt I’d ever be able to find the time for it!!

    – Mieke Boynton

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