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Outback is the first in his new series of books featuring photographs taken throughout Australia. It is the fifth collection of his photography to be published.

Publisher: Paul Freeman Pub (September 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 097514393X
ISBN-13: 978-0975143933
Amazon: Outback

This first part of a new series by Paul Freeman is set far away from Bondi’s shores under a mighty Australian sky on a vast property filled with drovers, farm-hands shearers and cowboys, working and at play.

This extraordinary body of work, set in a variously tough and gorgeously colored landscape, often evokes Australia’s pioneering past with sepia toning, ageing of images and a carefully controlled color palette of muted burnt yellows and reds reminiscent both of nineteenth century Australian impressionism and of early hand-painted photos. The collection has a ‘boys own adventure’ feel which those annual compendiums of ripping yarns might have had in the 1920’s and ‘30s. The qualities displayed by the men on these pages were as current a hundred years ago as they are now. Even the more obviously contemporary images are nostalgic, shot as they are in and around weathered timber farm buildings and parched fields littered with rusted old vehicles. Everything is worn but staunch and durable complimenting and contrasting the wonderfully varied and astounding array of manhood portrayed.

Outback Currawong Creek
Hardcover: 200 pages
Publisher: Paul Freeman Pub (July 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 098066750X
ISBN-13: 978-0980667509
Amazon: Outback Currawong Creek

If you are looking for a collection of stunningly beautiful photographs of men that move you and take you on a story-telling journey , and not just a bunch of pics of ‘hot’ guys in samey poses, what better way to celebrate photographer Paul Freeman’s self- publishing business turning five, than with a sixth book of his work - Outback Currawong Creek.

With 240 art photographs of male nudes and portraits on 200 luxuriously large format art stock pages, this beautifully bound and dust-jacketed book continues Freeman’s photographic story of hardworking and intimate male camaraderie in the Australian rural heartland.

Another reward for the loyal fan base he has built around the world, while competing to present his distinctive gorgeous and artistic brand of portraiture against the conglomerates and giants of publishing.

For those who thought Freeman’s popular Bondi series would be a hard act to follow, with its focus on fabulous Sydney men in a stunning coastal cultural context. Last year Outback carried and captured our imaginations during a rollicking pictorial ‘boys own’ adventure in the parched farming landscape of Australia.

Outback Brumby
Hardcover: 186 pages
Publisher: Paul Freeman Publishing (September 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0980667518
ISBN-13: 978-0980667516
Amazon: Outback Brumby

Paul Freeman's 'Outback' series continues to explore the rich natural beauty of Australia's rugged landscape. Outback captured our imaginations during a rollicking pictorial ‘boys own’ adventure in the parched farming landscape of Australia. Its successor, 'Currawong Creek' introduced us to the strong bonds forged between mates that work on the land.

With 'Outback Brumby' it was time to capture the wild spirit of the Australian Outback.

His first self-published photography book Bondi Classic, a collection of portraits of Olympians, sports stars, actors and models, was distributed worldwide in 2003 and won widespread critical acclaim. Bondi Urban (2005), Bondi Work (2006) and Bondi Road (2007), followed.

To Bondi:

Date: 2011-02-17 06:59 pm (UTC)
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this was awesome.. thank you so much!

Date: 2011-02-17 07:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
my pleasure ;-)


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