Top Ten Ways To Photograph Water

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

Fetching pictures of water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth’s streams, can produce some very rewarding shots and here are just ten of the ways you can photograph it.

1) Photographing Water Bubbles

For something various to the popular blurred water look, have a go at photographing water bubbles that appear in streams, around waterfalls etc.

2) Flash Water Droplets

Want to try shooting water drop images but don't know where to start? Have a read of this tutorial.

3) How To Photograph Cogitations

Learn how to shoot mirror-like reflections as well as reflections which have a more abstract feel thanks to ripples and waves with the improve of this feature.

4) Photographing Rivers

Fast flowing and wild, or slowly trickling down rocks, rivers and streams are great sources for photographers shooting landscapes. In this article you'll learn what makes them so interesting as well as some tips on how to shoot them successfully.

5) Catching Wildlife On Water

Birds like ducks and swans will add another element of interest to water shots and here are our top tips on photographing these creatures in their environment.

6) Water Sports Photography

Some great action shots can be captured of water sports such as windsurfing, excessively skiing and yachting out on the ocean or at more local reservoirs.

7) Underwater Photography Tips

Learn how to capture great images of wrecks, fish and coral with this hasty underwater photography tutorial.

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8) Photographing Rain

Rain can add some interesting verticals to a shot. Sheets of rain can really add to the landscape but equally, it can depute an interesting backdrop for close-up work.

9) Photographing Ice

Try deliberately freezing objects in blocks of ice for an abstract look, or simply go and get some shots of deep-frozen lakes or pools when temperatures drop below freezing.

10) Working With Fog/ Mist

Technically, this is water! And it can help you generate some fantastic landscape images.


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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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