Andy Brown explores our affinity with the planet’s many bodies of water and reveals the best way to capture their unique qualities
How odd it may be, that despite the title bestowed upon us as land-scape photographers, it is almost just as commonly bodies of water that we choose to depict in our imagery. Many of us have access to vast stretches of coastline nudging the shore, while an abundance of natural ponds, lakes and marshlands beckon. For those living in drier climes or further inland, manmade water features often provide the harmony and contrast with modern living, and for the photographer these pose their own set of challenges and opportunities.
The same disciplines that benefit your portrayals of the land itself, lend themselves to shooting and successfully capturing photographs embodying water. However, often you will find …
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