Basile Island From The Air

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Basile Island From The Air

Let your imagination soar with this exceptional aerial photograph by renowned Abrolhos Island photographer Karl Monaghan, offering a bird’s-eye view of Basile Island. Nestled in the heart of the Abrolhos Islands, Basile Island bursts with vibrant colours from the picturesque shacks and jetties, beautifully offset by the surrounding pristine coral reef.

This Mid West aerial photography print captures the unique charm of Basile Island, where man-made structures coexist harmoniously with nature’s splendour. The contrast between the coral’s intricate patterns and the uniformity of the jetties draws you in, offering a fresh perspective on Western Australian coastline photography.

Basile Island holds a captivating history that weaves together tales of exploration, industry, and natural beauty. Named after French explorer Captain Jean-Michel Basile, who first set foot on its shores in 1779, the island became a focal point for early European maritime activities in the region. In the 19th century, it gained prominence as a strategic location for trade, particularly in the pearling industry, attracting diverse cultures and shaping the island’s unique cultural tapestry. Over time, Basile Island evolved into a melting pot of Indigenous heritage, European influence, and Asian communities, all leaving their indelible marks on its rich historical fabric. Today, the island stands as a testament to the resilience of its past, captivating visitors with its picturesque landscapes, historical landmarks, and the vibrant stories etched into its very foundation.

Printing Materials

Karl Monaghan Fine Art Paper Prints are produced on 100% Cotton rag paper weighing 320 gms. The Canson Edition Etching Rag is a premium fine art paper that has been produced by Arches paper manufacturers for hundreds of years. Using quality materials ensures that the colours of this photograph are vibrant and true to original form, and the conservation rating of 100 years plus ensures that this piece of Australian landscape photography will last a lifetime.

For those who prefer a larger format, Karl Monaghan Canvas Prints are made from an archival Ilford Cotton blend Galicia Canvas and printed with archival Epson Ultra Chrome Inks, boasting a conservation rating of 100 years plus under normal lighting conditions. These large canvas prints are perfect for adding a touch of natural beauty to any space, and are sure to impress any art enthusiast.

“Basile Island From The Air” is an impressive addition to any collection of western Australian prints, epitomising the essence of Australian photography. This aerial photograph is a striking representation of Australian nature photography, offering a unique view of the coastline in an exceptional fine art print.

Available in the following sizes and formats;

Fine Art Paper Prints

  • S – 30cm on Longest edge
  • M – 40cm on the long edge
  • L – 60cm on Longest edge
  • XL – 100 cm on Longest Edge

Rectangle Canvas Prints

  • XS – 60cm on the longest edge plus mirror wrap
  • S – 100cm on the longest edge plus mirror wrap
  • M – 130cm on the longest edge plus mirror wrap
  • L – 160cm on the longest edge plus mirror wrap
  • XL – 200cm on the longest edge plus mirror wrap

As you delve deeper into the aerial view of Basile Island, you will appreciate the harmonious coexistence of vibrant shacks, wooden jetties and the mesmerising coral reef, each adding a unique element to this captivating aerial photograph. The artistry of Karl Monaghan invites you on an aerial journey, enriching your appreciation of the natural beauty and intrigue that the Abrolhos Islands have to offer.

If your print risks potential exposure to UV light, UV protection can be added at a standard rate of $50 regardless of size ordered. *Only applies to Canvas Print options.

Shipping and Handling

All Karl Monaghan Fine Art Prints come with a certificate of authenticity. All items will be shipped using Australia Post, in standard tubes up to a maximum of 110cm long. Freight will be a standard fee of $49.95 which includes packing and sending.


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