We had arrived at the coast. After a day that remained dry and partly cloudy, it was now getting overcast and dull. The weather was moving in from the Atlantic and those on the workshop were preparing for the end of their
But, I had other plans. It was time to play with our photography, it was time to have fun and do silly things, to try, to fail and sometimes to succeed.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Ditch the tripod. Forget about aperture and sharpness. Get out that 6 stop filter or even the 10
We are looking to capture the essence of the coast and the sea and want to convey a sense of time and motion. You don’t need a person in the shot but I think it works pretty good if you do include one. Be prepared to model yourself.
I took these four photos when most photographers would have packed up and
All were shot on a Nikon D800 with the 24-70mm, F2.8 lens. I also used a Lee 6 stopper filter and a Lee .9 ND graduated filter to hold back the sky. All were shot at F6.5, 3 seconds exposure and ISO 320. But as we know, the settings don’t really matter.
Anyway, thanks for reading this far. Feel free to contact me if you’d like to attend a workshop or to know more about this style of photography.