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How To Capture The Beauty of Antarctica’s Icebergs In Photographs?

By: Capturing Travel

Destination: ANTARCTICA

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Lens Choice

A zoom lens helps give the flexibility needed to frame icebergs that come in all different shapes and sizes.

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A polariser can be very useful in Antarctica. It can help reduce glare and reflections and also saturate colours, especially useful when photographing icebergs.


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- Use wildlife to give a sense of scale - Utilise unique shapes: holes, arches, textures - Shoot the same iceberg from different angles and directions

Composition Techniques

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- Adjust exposure compensation - Pay attention to aperture 

Camera Setting To Consider

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Importance of Light In Iceberg Photography

The low angle of the sunlight in Antarctica creates a unique light that can produce dramatic shadows and highlights on the surface of the ice and reveal subtle textures and patterns in the ice.

On Capturing Travel we share our best tips and tricks to take your travel photography to new heights! From the white glaciers of Antarctica to the sandy beaches in the Maldives, let’s ensure you capture the best moments of your adventures.

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