How to shoot inside waves

Capture the curl of a wave with this simple technique

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 camera in your hands?

The mission

To capture the curl of a wave

Time: 30 minutes

Skill level: Intermediate

Kit needed: DSLR/mirrorless camera, wide-angle lens, waterproof bag or housing, towel

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