Louis Cahill spent some time at Andros South last month shooting pictures of anglers having fun on the flats. He’s an actual professional photographer with 30 years under his belt, so we asked him for some advice on what kinds of photo gear he likes to use on the flats.
Here’s Louis, in video form!
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Here’s the summary of the video.
- Louis shoots Nikon, but companies like Canon and Fuji make great gear too.
- He likes a fast multi-purpose zoom lens with a relatively tight range, like 24-70mm.
- Bring lots of memory cards and a spare battery.
- He carries a macro lens for detailed shots of fish.
- Fisheye lenses give a very wide field of view and make big fish look even bigger.
- For hero shots, use an external flash if possible, and set to 2 stops below ambient exposure. Bounce flash reflectors help a lot.
Rob Solo says
Great tips! Is your camer full frame or crop sensor and what size fish-eye lens are you shooting?
Louis Cahill says
Hey Rob! Glad you enjoyed it.
My go to fishing camera is the Nikon D300s, which is a DX or cropped sensor. The fisheye I carry is the Nikon 10.8mm F2.8. It has proven to be a great set up for me. Good luck with your photography!