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Under the Umbrella at Sunset
We took this during our fun PhotoWalk in San Clemente. It's a wonderful beach there - not too crowded, a perfect beach, and an idyllic pier. Just throw in a few clouds, and we end up with a perfect sunset!
Every 100 feet or so, these thatched-roof umbrellas are spread out. Composing with these and a wide-angle lens is kind of challenging, but fun. I noticed that after I got a wide-angle lens that it opened up a whole new range of compositional complexities. Walking around a scene has to be done with a whole new perspective, since you are able to capture more than a human can see in a single viewing-cone. But, the challenge is kind of fun to compensate for the lens and try to put together something that feels right.
- Trey Ratcliff
The rest of this entry can be found here at the Stuck in Customs blog.
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