Close to the surface


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A swan - A simple picture of a common subject becomes much more interesting with a low perspective.
A swan
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Ambiance - A picture that tells a story about a beautiful evening on the lake
Ambiance
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Being there - A closeup of a release
Being there
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Below the breakers - In this situation the camera is below the breaking waves and is removed as the wave breaks - and the picture has been taken
Below the breakers
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Foreground in focus - Sometimes the foreground becomes the main subject, and the angler the background
Foreground in focus
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Gear - Ready for the catalog
Gear
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Limbo lower now! - This picture would have been even better if the camera had been lower and closer
Limbo lower now!
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Low and close - The light shining through this tail is captured by holding the camera low
Low and close
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Low gear - This was shot with the camera in the surface - a waterproof camera, of course!
Low gear
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Low perspective - Sometimes the low perspective can give some different compositions, like this ferry under the rod
Low perspective
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No risk zone - Lowering the camera close to the bank is usually safe unless the waves or current is very rough
No risk zone
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Portrait of a lake - The reeds and water lilies near the bank of a lake
Portrait of a lake
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Released into the waves - The newly released fish literally escapes into a wave in front of the camera
Released into the waves
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Simple environmental portrait - It\'s not big art, but tells a story about healthy water and good fishing conditions
Simple environmental portrait
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Surprising perspective - The angler is placed in the environment by a low telephoto shot
Surprising perspective
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The distance - The distance to the lighthouse is enhanced by the closeness of the water in the front
The distance
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The only option - This situation only gives a good image when shot very close to the surface. Shot from above it would be much more boring
The only option
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The stream, the current - By holding the camera right over the surface in this fast part of the stream, the speed of the water is clearly visible
The stream, the current
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The surf - Even small waves look impressing when the camera is close enough
The surf
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Waterscape - A lighthouse in the distance set in perspective by the sea weed right under the camera
Waterscape
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Where things happen - The action is often close to the surface when fish are landed and released
Where things happen
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Woot! - Shots like this are definitely safest to shoot with a waterproof camera
Woot!