The most important thing to remember: do not rush immediately to capture dolphins when you are near them. Dolphins are social creatures, and they are generally well configured to communicate with people. However, in their natural habitat they prefer to communicate with us on their terms.
Your shots will be much more successful if the dolphins will show to you a lively interest. After all, very few people impress pictures of dolphins swim away in panic away.
Photographing dolphins in the open sea keep in mind that the sea waves and the salty mist at any moment can hurt you and your equipment, especially if you are traveling on a small boat. So try to protect yourself and your camera from falling into the water. Continue reading