Landscape Photographer of The Year 2011. I am pleased to tell you that I won a place in the Awards book and at the National Theatre exhibition.
Bright weather means achieving a slow shutter can be difficult which is where filters come into their own. There are many different brands and prices - I use Hi Tech - and you should always buy the best you can afford. For coastal photography graduated, polarising and neutral density filters will serve you best. Avoid the cheesy coloured ones or the dreaded 'sunset' filter (find a real sunset instead!) and stick to the ones that can really do a job for you. They come in various strengths with the density of the filters expressed in stops. With graduated filters - they go from coloured through to clear with the most versatile being grey - you
When shooting seascapes it's very easy to end up with so-so images that contain little in the way of points of interest. Half land, half sea snaps spring to mind. Try to add good focal points by including a feature in the foreground; a rock pool, a groyne, perhaps, something that helps to lead the eye into the scene, adding depth. There may be a distant feature - a lighthouse or headland - that can be placed in your composition in relation to your foreground. Vary the views by shooting from low down or from a higher vantage point (which is why it is necessary to do a recce of the location). You'll need to consider where to focus. Depth of fie
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