Photographing Rivers, Lakes, and Falling Water

Book description

Whether you are photographing a local lake, a decorative fountain, or an enchanting waterfall, capturing high-quality images of water can be a challenge. In this ebook, photographer and author Robert Correll walks you through everything you need to know to get those elusive great shots. Starting with an overview of all the gear you need, he explains how to protect your equipment amid the elements, as well as how to configure your camera so you can take the pictures you want to take. Next he shows you how to consider issues such as time of day, light, and weather in planning your shoots. Then he takes you through the specific techniques to capture images of rivers and lakes, and falling water such as waterfalls, splash pads, and fountains.

Follow along with Robert and you will:
•    Explore how time affects your lighting and determine what time of day and conditions are best for shooting water
•    Find the best locations for photographing rivers and lakes and learn how to shoot from various positions such as from the shore and in the water
•    Learn techniques to capture special effects with shutter speed by stopping motion and encouraging motion blur

Product information

  • Title: Photographing Rivers, Lakes, and Falling Water
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: November 2013
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780133819427