List Words : Wanderlust team | 05 January

25 breathtaking photos of Western Australia

The winners of Wanderlust's Photo of the Year 2015 competition won a photography trip to Western Australia. From wildlife to epic landscapes, their photos from Australia's largest state will take your breath away


Perth lit up at night (Kasia Nowak)

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Remains of the old jetty at Hamelin Bay in the Margaret River region (Tony Cowburn)

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Western Grey Kangaroo, Nambung National Park (Vittorio Ricci)

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Surfers Point, Margaret River (Tony Cowburn)

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Leeuwin lighthouse, near Augusta, at the southwest tip of Western Australia where the Southern and Indian oceans meet (Tony Cowburn)

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The Pinnacles in Nambung NP (Kasia Nowak)

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Car light trails in Perth (Kasia Nowak)

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Discovery Bay in Torndirrup NP (Tony Cowburn)

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Undulating road in Western Australia (Tony Cowburn)

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Surfer at Surfers Point (Tony Cowburn)

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Blooming wildflowers (Vittorio Ricci)

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Pinky Beach on Rottnest Island, taken from the steps that lead down from Bathurst lighthouse to the beach (Tony Cowburn)

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Cormorants, Exmouth (Vittorio Ricci) 

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Tunnel Creek caves (Charlotte Currie)

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Agricultural scenery, Western Australia (Vittorio Ricci)

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Freshwater crocodile in Windjana Gorge (Charlotte Currie)

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Pinky Beach and Bathurst Lighthouse, Rottnest Island (Tony Cowburn)

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Galah, Nambung National Park (Vittorio Ricci)

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1.8km-long jetty at Busselton in the north of the Margaret River region, the longest timber piled jetty in the southern hemisphere (Tony Cowburn)

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Koala (Charlotte Currie)

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Bridge at Elizabeth Quay, Perth (Tony Cowburn)

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Cable Beach in Broome (Charlotte Currie)

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Misty lake at Karri Valley in Pemberton (Tony Cowburn)

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Pelican, Rottnest Island (Vittorio Ricci)

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Sunrise on a jetty (Kasia Nowak)

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All the above photos were taken by the winners of Wanderlust’s Photo of the Year 2015 competition. The winners - Tony Cowburn (Landscape category winner), Vittorio Ricci (Wildlife category winner), Kasia Nowak (Icon category winner) and Charlotte Currie (People category winner) - all won a photo assignment holiday to Western Australia.

Check out our interviews with the competition winners here to find out about their experiences in Western Australia and what it’s like to photograph there.

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For more on Western Australia, see www.westernaustralia.com.

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