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Don't Miss Our 5 Top Basic Beach Photography Tutorials

At the coast this long weekend? Have a read of our top beach photography techniques to give you some ideas on what/how to photograph all things coastal.

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The coast is a popular destination for many at the weekend (even more so if it's a Bank Holiday weekend which gives us an extra day or sometimes more to play with). So for those of you who are heading off on a day trip, we've got 5 top tutorials all about beach photography which should come in handy when you're down by the sea. 


1. Take Better Photos At The Beach With These 6 Tips

Don't Miss Our 5 Top Basic Beach Photography Tutorials: Take Better Photos At The Beach With These 6 Tips

When the sun's out us Brits pack the car up with buckets, spades, the dog and family members and head to the beach. But as well as eating ice cream and playing the odd game of cricket or rounders take some time out to take a few beach photos. It doesn't even have to be a gloriously sunny day for photography either as waves crashing against the sea wall will look just as good as a family snap on the front.


2. 12 Ways To Improve Your Beach Photography Today

Don't Miss Our 5 Top Basic Beach Photography Tutorials:


From advice on what gear to pack to tips on turning around rather than just looking out to sea.... this tutorial has 12 top ways you can improve your seaside photography without too much effort on your part. 


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3. How To Capture Beachcomb Coastal Close-Ups

Don't Miss Our 5 Top Basic Beach Photography Tutorials: Coastal Photography


Beachcombers find all sorts of treasures that make perfect photographic subjects. So while you're at the coast, take a walk along the beach to see what interesting objects you the sea has washed up for you to photograph. To find the most interesting objects you need to follow the tide lines just after a good storm or strong winds have blown in. head out not too late after high tide to give you the best chance of uncovering some photo treasures before they get picked up or the surrounding sand's spoilt with footprints.


4. 5 Tips To Instantly Improve Your Beach Shots Taken With A Compact Camera

Don't Miss Our 5 Top Basic Beach Photography Tutorials: Coast


If your camera will be packed along with the buckets, spades and sunblock, take a look at these 5 tips so your shots of the beach look as good as the real thing. We have advice on switching away from auto mode, tough camera tips, ways you can boost sunset colours and why changing your angles is well worth a try. 


5. 4 Top Tips On Photographing Beach Huts

Don't Miss Our 5 Top Basic Beach Photography Tutorials: beach Huts


A popular shot to capture when you're photographing beach huts is to use a wide-angle lens to get a full line of these colourful structures in the frame. If you plan on doing this, try to get a large expanse of sky in the shot too. Be careful if you're using a particularly wide lens as you can end up with objects creeping into the frame that you didn't want to capture and keep an eye on your exposure.


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JJGEE 18 8.1k 18 England
3 Apr 2020 8:40AM

Quote:At the coast this long weekend?

Nice idea but here in the UK we are currently not allowed to go out for non-essential journeys.

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