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A Comprehensive Guide To Seascape Photography

By: Capturing Travel

Topic: seascape photography

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Essential gear for seascape photography

In the article below, we look into camera bodies, lenses, tripods, filters and polarizers you may need to take your seascape photography to new  a new level.

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Composition tips

- What makes a great focal point? - Utilising weather in seascape composition. - Not forgetting basic composition techniques: rule of thirds, symmetry, leading lines etc. 

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1. Look for a focal point. 2. Study the water movement and look for leading lines. 3. Estimate the best shutter speed based on the lighting conditioning and water movement speed. 4. Use a secure tripod and remote shutter. 5. Set up your final settings and take multiple shots,.

Tips for capturing waves and water movement

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Lighting and shadows are a great way to bring to life what could be a standard holiday snap photo.

Lighting and mood

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Panoramic seascapes

A panorama is a great way to capture a wide scene such as a bay or cove. If you don’t own a wide-angle lens, multiple images can be taken and stitched together.

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Working with filters and long exposures

One of the best ways to create interest and drama in seascape shots is by capturing the movement of the water. This can be done by using a longer shutter speed. The exact settings will depend on the conditions, but here are some general rules. We explore those in the article you can access on the link below!

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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