7 Terrific Props To Boost Your Insta Beach Photo Shoot
How many times on a vacation have you opened your bag only to realize you forgot your sunglasses or that cute little tunic top you were supposed to wear on the beaches of Miami and make all your friends jealous by posting pictures on Instagram? Well, that happens to almost everyone out there. Let us look at the bright side- if you are reading this blog before your vacations, then YAY!! If you’ve already left, you can try the local shops to get your hands on some of the things. Cheap knockoffs would also do. :)
So, this is the only checklist you will need before you start packing for that beach vacation you have been dreaming about at work, or at school! You can turn to the list below and get as many things out of it as possible because they are perfect for travel photography, especially beaches. They will make your photos look even more professional if you own a DSLR camera, and know some basics of photography. Let’s take a look.
Let’s face it, beaches are really really beautiful but they really lack colors. If the sky is not in your favor, you will have very dull beach photos, unless of course, you have some colorful balloons. They are the perfect way to fill color in an otherwise sepia themed beach picture. Beach photo shoots are all about filling colors and introducing more and more elements in your photos.
2. A PAIR OF SNEAKERS
A pair of sneakers is something you must have on a vacation because of the long walks to explore the place. Now, you have one more reason to pack those beautiful sneakers on a beach vacation- Artsy Beach Pictures!! Now this one’s for those cool beach pictures you might want to experiment with a little. I can’t put more emphasis on the fact that all of these photos will come better if you choose sunrise or sunset time, which will make them a lot more Instagram worthy. Look at the ones below to get an idea about how sneakers will be perfect for pretty beach pictures.
Shoes On Left- www.converse.com
3.JEWELRY- LOTS OF IT!
Let’s face it, no matter how much jewelry you carry, it will always seem less when you finally reach your vacation destination. Photos, especially close-ups are drastically enhanced by jewelry. If you have some big gemstone jewelry, you should not forget to pack it for your beach holiday, you will not regret it. Any photo shoot is incomplete without great jewelry. If you have beach jewelry, then great, if not, then check out Gemstone Silver Jewelry amazing Moonstone Rings, Bracelets, & Necklaces perfect for the beach. See the photos and fall in love.
JEWELRY COURTESY- www.gemstonesilverjewelry.us
4. BIG HAT
Big hat trend may come and go, but your every beach holiday abso-freakin-lutely must have one. Not only because it saves you from the sun (when you want to,) but it also makes for the perfect prop to make your beach pics as beautiful as you. I don’t think one would need any convincing to carry a big hat to the beach, but I will show you some photos that will make you order one right now.
5. EMPTY PHOTO FRAME
An empty photo frame may sound like something you might need after getting the prints of your photographs. But, we are talking about Instagram photos here, and beach pictures look a lot artsier if the frame on them is not digital, and not perfectly placed. To ace the travel photography art, you will need to get a good camera or phone with a good camera, and colorful frames. This work not only add to your list of beach photography ideas, but it will enrich your outdoor photography skills as well. Take a look at the ideas below.
6. A PAIR OF REFLECTIVE SUNGLASSES
I don’t think I need to tell you that you need to take sunglasses on a beach vacation. But, I certainly would insist on a pair of extra reflective ones, even if you don’t like them. You won’t have to wear them, but they make for a perfect prop to click some really cool beach pictures. Your reflection on their colorful surface with the beach in the background will make for that special beach photo memory. Check out how.
Top Left Sunglasses- www.ray-ban.com
7. AN EMPTY GLASS BOTTLE
I would suggest you don’t carry this item and buy it from a shop near the beach. Clear glass bottle could do wonders for your photography skills on the beach. The key to nice beach pictures, as I have already mentioned, is the time of the day. You will see an immediate difference in your photos with the sun’s position. If you want to make your photographs more instagrammy, add some beach quotes like “After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.” or “My life is like a stroll on the beach… as near to the edge as I can go.“ Check out the picture that made me want to include this article.
Whatever you do at the beach, make sure you add more and more colors, but most important, don’t forget to have fun. I hope you have found something of value in this blog post. If yes, subscribe to the blog, if no, please give me your feedback in the comments section below. Either way, it is helping me write more.
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