Halong Bay in Sunset

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Halong Bay in Sunset
Halong Bay in Sunset

Tourists in Vietnam travel will fall in love with the beauty of Halong Bay – A surprising beauty captivating all the hearts. When the last sunlight of a day light up through rocky mountains, Ha Long flashes up its surprisingly pretty. The beautiful yellow sunlight does not spread like the summer sun, but playing hide and seek, slowly spreading colors on the waves, on the hulls and cliffs as if gilding on them.

Halong Bay is a really wonderful place to take photos. Here are some tips that may be useful for travelers looking for amazing photos.

Time to go

The sunlight is important to have a good picture, so from April to July summer time amaze you with full of sunshine and sunset in the Bay.

In addition, if you want to have the romantic portrait and seascapes photos with a little sun light and fantasy mist on surface of the sea, time from October to November is the choice.

Equipment

You should have the lenses with very wide angle. For example: Canon 16-35mm F2.8L for Canon, Nikon 14-24 F2.8G for Nikon, 16-35mm f/2.8 SSM for Sony or even the cheap lens like Canon 18-55 IS also often gives beautiful photos when shooting HaLong Bay seascape.

To take moment of the dinner in the cave or late afternoon in low light condition, slow exposures are regularly used, whether it’s to optimize depth of field with a small aperture or to create smooth and milky seascapes by taking long exposure pictures. Exposures can be seconds long, so a sturdy tripod is a must. To further minimize camera movement during the exposure, you can consider using a cable release or your camera’s self-timer, as well as locking the mirror up.

Some photos of Halong Bay in sunset:

Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay sunset
Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay in sunset
Halong Bay in sunset

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