On the Waterfront
Danang at dawn
Discover a fascinating part of Danang little-known to tourists while learning the fundamentals of travel and documentary photography. We explore the city’s bustling waterfront as it wakes for the new day, and deep-sea trawlers bring in their overnight catch. Fishermen carry their haul in bamboo coracles to a small curve of beach, where a vibrant market awaits. On the horizon, traditional teakwood trawlers lay at anchor in the East Sea as the rising sun turns the sky gold. It’s a spectacular start to a unique photographic adventure, and we’ll be looking at composition for stunning landscapes, shooting in low-light, and how to capture people amidst busy activity. From seascapes and markets, our photographic focus turns to portraits of working life, as we head up to Danang port. We mingle with ice-loaders, and capture the rhythms of their sweat-drenched labour. It all makes for an unforgettable adventure in Danang’s maritime heart, with stunning pictures to document it.
Danang Photography Day Tour and Workshop
What to Expect
Danang’s waterfront at dawn is a mad foray of fish mongers and fishermen hauling their overnight catch up on to the beach direct to market. Sunrise tops off the scene as the early morning rays hit the coastline to semi illuminate the action that surrounds you. Low light photography is a lot of fun and fantastic technical skill to learn. A wide angle lens would be the ideal companion for this bonanza, but a good zoom lens will do justice to the amazing portrait opportunities as you get up close and personal with the locals.
Moving into the Docs you’ll get a real insight into the working life in the Ice factory and the boat yards as craftsmen are busy at their jobs. Expect some fantastic action shots and portraits of workers and moving machinery
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Beachside Fish Market
Tour Length: Morning 5:30am till 10am
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 minutes prior to this time
Level of Difficulty: Moderate Physical activity (Walking)Half
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Digital Camera or Film Camera
Wide angle or Zoom lens
Fully Charged Battery (spare batteries if available)