The mystic sea, Seychelles

One of my favourite seascape photos of the Seychelles. I was standing with my hip in the water. Scared that a wave could knock down my tripod. Before that trip I prepared my tripod with heavy custom made spikes. You can see that they worked well. Anyway for seascape photographies like this you need patience. The use of different filters helped me to realise this image. When you watch the Seychelles coast you can feel the myths that surround these islands.

Seascapes, Seychelles

Broken Rock, Seychelles

This seascape photography is another personal favourite. It needed endless time to wait for the perfect tidal condition in combination with a dramatic sky that I wanted.
To give the surface of the sea that misty effect I used a neutral density filter.

Seascapes, Seychelles

Broken Rock Part II, Seychelles

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Seascapes, Seychelles

The fallen mermaid , Seychelles

Stories of mermaids appear in many cultures. Also they are well known in the Seychelles. This background was my inspiration for this seascape photo. The beach was completely untouched and I was watching the dramatic sky with last rays of light reflecting on this rock formation. This rock appeared like something strange and innocent. Beautiful and sad. Dying when the last light disappeared.The fallen mermaid ...

Dark clouds, Seychelles

Island before time, Seychelles

For seascape photography I love these islands in the middle of the indian ocean. The Rocks are formed by the world greatest artist - The nature.

Dark clouds, Seychelles

The black pearl, Seychelles

I'm always impressed, when I see these seychelles granite rocks formed by wind and water. Million of years old. When I'm resting there and starring at the horizon, I still see the sailing pirate ship.

Dark clouds, Seychelles

Sea sculptures, Seychelles

Dark clouds, Seychelles

The triangle, Seychelles

One of my favourite rock formations on the seychelles coastline. The sky of course is always different as well as the sea. That's why I love seascape photography.

Calm, Seychelles

 

Dark clouds, Seychelles

A piece of ice , Iceland

 

Hvítserkur, Iceland

 

At the beginning, Hartland Quay United Kingdom

 

The seasnake, Seychelles

Coco de mer , Seychelles

Maybe one of the typical postcard photographies of the seychelles. Crystal clear water, sunshine and a white beach. I was waiting here for again for the optimal light angle and tide to get this wonderful light patterns on the ground. The islands of the seychelles are offering thousands of motives for photography. Open your mind and let the fantasy play. That's the secret, then you will see all the hidden figures. A polarizer filter on the camera lens can help to make the water more transparent and minimize the reflections.

Granite Boulders, Seychelles

More or less a postcard print and with a bonus on the right corner in the sky a white - tailed Tropicbird.

Clouds and corals , Seychelles

This is one of the typical seascape photographies of the seychelles. White beaches, crystal clear water and some white clouds at the blue sky. In this photo, I like the symmetry of the corals and the clouds with the rock as an eyecatcher.

Circle of the sea

This seascape photography was quite difficult as well. I was waiting in the dark for the perfect incoming wave. The rocks were slippery like hell.
Seascape photographers know what I'm talking about. Without the knowledge of tides and wave sets it's nearly impossible to shot those pictures.

The circle of the sea

Crescent moon over La Push

The washington coast is another paradise for seascape photographers. But it rains quite a lot in this area. To spend some days at the ocean increases the chance for a dry sunset. A reverse grad neutral density filter was used on the wide angle lens to keep the light situation under control.

 

Seascapes

Mirror before storm , Iceland

 

Iceland

 

The dream of an elephant in the sea

My wife an me were discussing a lot about the title of this photo. She won ;-) It's an elephant in the sea.
I like this surrealistic touch of that picture.

Seascapes

Tides and flames

Sometimes it's really hard to capture some good seascape images. I was standing around 20 minutes in a pouring rain before I could start to photograph. My patience was rewarded with an excellent sunset. For this photo I used a 3-stop reverse graduated neutral density filter.

Seascape

Island at sunset

The Oregon coast is a paradise for seascape photographers. This image I took before sunset. I used a Hoya ND 400 filter to recieve a longer exposure time.

Coastal photography of Oregon

Sculptures at dawn, Seychelles

This photo is one of my favourite seascape photos. I was waiting around two weeks for the perfect light and tidal conditions to photograph the image, that was in my mind. Seascape photography in the seychelles can be quite difficult, because there are many things to consider. Regarding this it was useful, that I lived in the seychelles, so I know the islands and the sea quite well. This image is a single 90 seconds exposure, with a 4-stop graduated neutral density filter and a polarizer.

Sculptures at dawn, Seychelles