With a great group of students and wildly varying conditions from brilliantly blue skies to moody fog, our latest Santa Cruz workshop was a great success. Our photographers learned a huge range of skills: everything from shutter speed and aperture interaction, to wave timing and capturing water motion, to advanced composition and filter theories. Many [...]
Landscape photography and dramatic weather often go hand in hand. But when the rain was coming in sideways with howling winds just hours before our March 31st workshop, we decided to reschedule for 24 hours later. But if there isn’t a saying already, definitely “don’t trust the weatherman” certainly should be one that landscape photographers [...]
Step behind the lens to see how this compelling seascape photo was made. Josh Cripps runs through his thoughts on how he created this image before, during, and after he pressed the shutter button.
Here at Sea to Summit we’re pretty well respected for our seascape images, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that our coastal photography workshops, like Santa Cruz and Big Sur, are among our most popular. The ocean can be a surprisingly tricky place to shoot and budding photographers want to know what steps they [...]
From time to time we all get a little tired of what we’re producing with our cameras. It’s altogether too easy to find something we love to shoot -be it crashing ocean waves, ice-covered mountain peaks, or tranquil reflections- and then shoot it to death. When this happens our photography can become formulaic and uninspired, [...]