When a family embarks upon a journey like the journey this one has, it’s inevitable those around them, particularly their visual story teller, will comprehend their feelings – it’s impossible to avoid the earnest love they fee for their childhood home! And almost brings me to tears. Hence the cinematic music! And the drama of …
Ocean View Photography
Sony Alpha in hand, once a month I hatch and execute an evil plan to make an ocean view photography shoot – typically on my way back from the school run. I sneakily make my way to Harry Harris Park – in Tavernier, 33070, Florida – it’s a quiet (during the weekdays) large public park on the ocean. It’s the only large ocean horizon view the public get to see in the Upper Florida Keys.
It can get busy. But at the weekends and holidays. It’s where those trailered boats come to be dropped off – they park their trailers, tidily along the fence by the road – hop eagerly into their awaiting water craft and take off with a roar of engines and white water wake…flags, hair and sunglasses straps flapping and flying behind them.
Getting set up for ocean view photography isn’t straight forward. For one reason, at certain times of the day the sun is right in your face. But I discovered the lenses and sensors can handle it if they are set up right! And the f22 aperture setting worked well for me on this trip.