ebs757
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Planning On Shooting At SXM, Any Suggestion?

Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:08 pm

Sorry if the title was a little strong, I could not fit my whole question.
I'm going to St Maarten in a few weeks and plan to bring the DSLR. I was just wondering if anyone had tips or suggestions since this is my first time making plane porn. Thanks  silly 

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DM
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RE: Planning On Shooting At SXM, Any Suggestion?

Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:40 pm

Depending on how long you'll be there, i have heard that Saturdays are good.

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RE: Planning On Shooting At SXM, Any Suggestion?

Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:39 pm

Bring plenty of memorycards for the camera, buy yourself a Carib in the beachbar and wear lots of sunscreen.

and most importantly.... Enjoy yourself!

Get the "beach shot" that's made the place so popular, but also try to find something new in your shots.
It's a fantastic island, have fun!

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RE: Planning On Shooting At SXM, Any Suggestion?

Tue Jun 26, 2007 4:59 am

Right now at Maho there is a about a 3 foot drop in the sand. Its not the big flat beach seen in a lot of pics in the DB. I suggest standing closer to the road than the water, as framing will be difficult if you want to include the famous beach scene. Oh and this time of year I suggest standing on the north side of the beach, closer to the hotels and what not.

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