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How to take photographs from a kayak: Six quick tips on holding yourself and your camera


Perhaps one of the most important things for being a successful kayak photographer is learning how to hold your camera and your body. Since a tripod is impractical do to the amplified movement at its head, you and your body … Continue reading

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Simple tips for kayak photography


The first time I brought my camera on my kayak with me, I was a nervous wreck. I was worried about getting my camera wet, dropping it in the water, dumping myself in the water AND getting the shots I … Continue reading

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What to do with your paddle when taking a picture


You’re in your kayak, a seal pops up next to you. Grabbing up your camera you manage a couple of magnificent shots before it dives back under. Stashing your camera you get ready to paddle on… except your paddle is … Continue reading

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What to bring in your kayak


When I head out kayaking to take pictures, I am often paddling alone so as to be less intrusive to the wildlife. There are some items I find indispensable to kayak photography, but also being alone on open water, often … Continue reading

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What to look for in a kayak (for photography)


There are a wide range of factors to consider if you are looking for a suitable kayak to photograph from. In this post I don’t recommend a particular kayak, because each person is a little different, their needs will be different, … Continue reading

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Kayaking with your digital SLR: How to protect it


For general tips on kayak photography, regardless of your camera, visit Simple Tips for Kayaking with your Camera For tips on how to protect your digital SLR, keep reading. There are some of you out there that won’t be satisfied … Continue reading

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