Catch a wave
Jason Parnell-Brookes shows you how to stay below the water line with this deceptively simple technique for shooting inside waves
Take your Nikon into the sea to take great pictures of curling, crashing waves
We’ve all sat on the beach with a long lens shooting the waves as they lap against the shore. But have you ever run into the sea with your Nikon in your hands? That’s not as crazy as it sounds. With a waterproof bag for your Nikon D-SLR you can keep your pride and joy dry while hopping in the water and photographing inside a wave.
You’ll need to use a wide-angle lens and pop your Nikon inside a waterproof bag (or housing). Remember to bring a towel as well so you can dry off afterwards. Checking the tidal swell online and punching in a couple of settings beforehand is really important, too. As long as you prepare for this shoot properly, you can come away with some sharp images of the water in no time. So let’s take a dip and get our toes wet…
Checking the tidal swell online and punching in a couple of settings beforehand is really important… Prepare for this shoot properly