Digital Photographer's Shot Of The Month: "Minimalistic Slow Exposure"

Shot of the month
(Image credit: James Allen)

“This stretch of coastline in Suffolk, UK, offers a variety of interesting objects, such as battered and well-worn sea defences that stick up out of the water when the tides are low, and these can make for some truly unique compositions. 

I set up my Nikon D850 with a 16-35mm F4 VR lens for the slow exposure shot – I wanted to get that smooth and shiny look on the water with the reflections and highlights from the sea defences and bring out the sky and clouds. 

Shot of the month
James Allen

James is a wildlife photographer who is particularly fond of capturing owls. He enjoys exploring the medium of photography and experimenting with various techniques.


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