Work out when to go?
The best time to take photos is at the peak of the tide when the water level is at its highest. This time varies both along the coast and within the estuaries away from the coast.
What shots to take?
Capture photos of local coastal areas that are subject to flooding or erosion. Take images where the impact of the tide can be gauged against familiar landmarks like buildings, jetties, bridges, roads, sea walls, shorelines, beach infrastructure or estuary shorelines.
If you can, take contrasting ‘before and after’ shots which help to show the average water level in the same location.
Use good judgement when you are taking your photos. Stay away from dangerous situations particularly in stormy conditions and avoid taking risks.
Make a day of it
Take your family and friends with you and participate together. Why not enjoy the event together and witness the future. If you are keen to coordinate a group of people, get in touch and we can help you. Check out these Tide Tracking activity