Boat on the Water

Tranquil collection of boats on the water.

Curated by Jason Kravitz
June 13, 2011

From early morning fisherman to abandoned ships on the shore. Boats bring an element of interest to a sea scene. They can be dramatic when photographed as silhouettes against a rising or setting sun. Boats can add a dynamic foreground element to an otherwise static beach scene.

A lone boat on still water can be a good opportunity to use negative space in the image, making the boat appear to be floating on air.

These boat scenes by Aminus3 photographers explore some different ways to frame a water scene, and provide some inspirational imagery to get creative.

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