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The Unique Challenges of Photographing in the Maldives

By: Capturing Travel


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Lighting challenges!

Harsh sunlight on the equator reduces the time you can use shadows to your advantage.  But you can take stunning images during the golden and blue hours.  

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To avoid crowds of holiday makers, choose the time to shoot carefully:  - Shoot early in the morning to capture sunrise - Take photos at meal times when everybody is in the restaurant!

Crowded beaches and resorts

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Mid-day is a great time to capture the colour of the water. To further enhance the saturation of the blues and reduce glare a polarizing filter can be used.

Water photography

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Sand can get into every nook and cranny of your gear, causing serious damage, while saltwater can corrode sensitive electronic components.

Keeping sand & water away from the camera gear

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

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