Behind the Scenes take a gorgeous photo of your kids at the beach
Perfect for summer, the first image I want to share and deconstruct for you is this gorgeous shot of a brother and sister playing on the beach.
Time of Day & Location notes
Taken just a few minutes before sunset – the sun had gone behind a cloud giving the image a lovely soft look.
Setting the scene
Setting the scene for this shot was pretty simple, what child doesn’t want to build a sand castle! These shots are perfect for when little ones just don’t feel like smiling or looking towards the camera. I simply suggest we take five and go build a sand castle – the key tip here is that I normally start the building so they are in just the right spot.
The tech stuff
I used the wide end of my EF24-70mm f2.8L II lens at 24mm. This wide angle gives the soft curve to the horizon and really places the kids in the scene. 1/640 at f4.5, ISO 640.