Waterscapes


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A simple waterscape - A simple landscape image with water in it can also illustrate the body of water in a fine way
A simple waterscape
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Backdrop - Another example of the use of a backdrop in a waterscape image.
Backdrop
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Close to the surface - I usually keep a finder stretched under the camera to avoid getting it wet. The angle isn\'t low enough before my finger gets wet. The method is not recommended for rough water.
Close to the surface
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Compressing perspective - By using a telephoto lens or by zooming with your camera you can create the sense of being near and far away at the same time
Compressing perspective
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Details - Putting a detail in the forgeround i a classical way to create dynamics in an image. Here I have found a fence and a sign, which tells a nice story about the water in the background.
Details
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Fog and the vanishing horizon - The fog makes the water fill almost everything in this image with just the trees and the angler to break and create focus
Fog and the vanishing horizon
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Large forest, a little water and a small angler - You don\'t need lots of water to make a waterscape
Large forest, a little water and a small angler
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Low stance - A low stance becomes almost any close-up waterscape
Low stance
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Moving water - A slow shutter speed allows for the movement of running water to become visible
Moving water
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Perspective - Another very low angle shot of the shoreline.
Perspective
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Power - The low stance brings out the mist formed by this Icelandic waterfall.
Power
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Reflections - The surroundings reflecting in the water can create some beautiful effects
Reflections
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Release with a view - Using the vista is not limited to landscapes only. This image of a fish being released nicely shows the waterscape behind the angler.
Release with a view
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Shooting a waterfall - I\'m going low here in order to get the mist of the water against the backdrop.
Shooting a waterfall
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Small splash - Even a small splash can add dynamics to an image of water
Small splash
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Splash - flash! - You don\'t need large waves pounding on a pier to get the feeling of the wind and waves. By using a flash, this small splash was frozen in mid-air.
Splash - flash!
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The classical stream - The no-frills image of a stream - not much to say other than \
The classical stream
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Waterproof - An image like this usually requires a waterproof camera - or some very fast reactions
Waterproof