Interesting Photo of the Day: Shorebreak Photography

Although you may not be able to predict when a great shot will happen, when working with wave photography (aka shorebreak photography) patience is vital to your success. Working with Mother Nature is about timing; you have to be attentive and wait for your shot. With a passion for capturing the amazing natural beauty of shorebreaks, professional wave photographer Clarke Little endured a variety of everyday wave obstacles to capture this breathtaking shorebreak in all its splendor:

shorebreak wave photography

photo by Clarke Little (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

Wave photography isn’t your typical photography shoot. After all, not every style of photography requires you to be tossed or slammed around the ocean on a daily basis. But just like other forms of photography, part of being a great wave photographer comes from within. Your passion for your subject shows in your work.

So, before delving into a specific field of photography, think about what you love. For Little it was an obvious choice, and you can easily tell why he chose his muse just by talking with him.

“The shorebreak is my comfort zone. I absolutely love it. It’s always different. The light, the colors, the water, the sand and what happens to it. And to be there to capture it and share it with the world…what a dream.” –Clark Little

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  1. Avola says:

    is it patience or to be in right place at the right moment? Fabulous video! Love it, love to watch!

  2. Chelsea O'Neill says:

    Personally, I think it’s more a combination of patience, experience, and a little bit of luck.

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