It’s often said that great photography captures, not only a scene, but its unique feeling and essence. Expressing these properties helps to bring your photo to life. When photographing waterfalls, the intricate and consistent flow of water is the trait that makes them such a beautiful scene, and because of this it’s important to try and capture the flow, motion and the colours of the water in your photo.
In this guide we’re going to learn how to capture a waterfall so that when you look at the photo, you feel like you’re right there.
Waterfalls are some of the most beautiful natural features you will ever get the opportunity to photograph. But though they can look simply stunning, photographing waterfalls is not easy to do well. How do you avoid your photos being too dark? How do you deal with clipping in the water? How do you compose your photos to capture the authentic beauty of the scene?
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If your next holiday will take you to a tropical location, with warm, clear waters and a bounty of aquatic life, you may be tempted to bring back photos of life under the waves. If that is the case, this primer will help point you in the right direction to make the most out of your time in the water!
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Guide on photographing waterfalls that includes the equipment you'll need for photographing waterfalls, compares how shutter speed can affect your photograph, what the best weather conditions are for waterfall photography and more.