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14 Handy Tips For Taking Epic iPhone Photos At Sculptures By The Sea

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2. "Patience is a ~very~ good virtue." - @bobondi

Boaz Shemesh

"As Sculpture By The Sea attracts thousands of people each day, it can be difficult to photograph a sculpture without someone in the shot. Be patient. Wait for someone to come along who might add a different point of interest to your image."

3. "Play with angles." - @poeticwordvomit

Samah El Ali

"Be sure to take more than one shot by trying different angles in order to compose, shoot and deliver a unique perspective.

"Move closer to your subjects, use the grid to assist with your alignment and composition whilst keeping an eye out for any play with natural light or leading lines that draw you to or frame your subject."

4. "Visit at different times of the day." - @poeticwordvomit

Samah El Ali

"Shooting at sunrise or sunset is preferred by many but it is worthwhile to shoot at different times throughout the day to achieve very different but equally great results."

5. "Make good use of the human element." - @photogra_fi

Fiona Shepperd

"I really like to have a human element in my photos to give the sculpture scale, and also so it's more than a 'landscape’."

6. "Alignment is key." - @photogra_fi

Fiona Shepperd

"Keep the horizon straight and follow the rule of thirds to avoid over-cluttering the photo. The eye should follow a flow looking at the photo."

8. "Shoot into the sun with the HDR function on." - @paulabroom

Paula Broom

"For this shot, I focused on the sun - the brightest spot - which meant that the camera adjusts the exposure so that the overall image isn’t too bright. I made sure that HDR was on to get the best colours and least amount of burning out of the highlights."

10. "Play with long exposure." - @dawa_lhamo

Annette Widitz

"Third-party long exposure apps allow you to create softer waves in the background. if you have clouds or water, the results can be beautiful. "

Sculptures By The Sea is an annual seaside exhibition taking place at the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk from October 22 to November 8 this year.

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