25. BY THE SEA

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WHO DOESN’T LOVE a good seascape? It doesn’t matter if I’m shooting palm trees and pelicans or snow on the sand, I think a water view is pretty hard to beat. By the sea you’ll find amazing details, abundant patterns, beautiful light, and a constantly shifting landscape—a photographer’s dream! Don’t be daunted by the practical woes of potential sea spray, blinding reflections, and sand in places that should ideally remain sandless. Your efforts will be rewarded with some of travel photography’s most popular subject matter!

Gear Selection

Your first impulse upon arriving at a beautiful beachy vista may be to grab your widest lens ...

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