I love to photograph boats. They are all around us on rivers and the seas and often have a romantic air of freedom around them making them great photographic subjects. Whether they are for leisure or work boats can compliment almost any image. Here are 12 great photos of boats to help inspire you for when you capture them.

12 Great photos of boats

Evening Sail – Image credit: Ronan Cantwell

 

Boats in Looe ,Cornwall

Boats on River at Looe in Cornwall – Image credit: Robert Pittman

 

Boats glow in an Instow sunset

Boats glow in an  Instow Sunset, Devon – Image credit: Dave Gibbeson

 

Koh Kradan Boat - Thailand

Boat on beach at Koh Kradan Island – Thailand – Image credit: Mark Fischer

 

Sail boat in Turkey

Sail boat in Turkey – Image credit: Club Med UK

 

Boats on the beach at Bexhill

Boats on the beach at Bexhill – Image credit: Nigel Gibson

 

Boats in the Gulf of Orosei

Boats in the Gulf of Orosei – Image credit: Heather Cowper

 

Motor Boat - Cayo Blanco

Motor Boat –  Cayo Blanco – Image credit: MattJP

 

Boats in Pokhara

Boats in Pokhara – Image credit: Sharada Prasad CS

 

Boats in Lyme Regis Harbour

Boats in Lyme Regis Harbour – Image credit: Matthew Hartley

 

Clinker Boats on pebble beach - Beer, Devon

Clinker Boats on pebble beach – Beer, Devon – Image credit: Mark A Coleman

 

Narrow Boats on Parade at Rickmansworth

Narrow Boats on Parade at Rickmansworth – Image credit: Nilanjan Sasmal

 

So there are 12 great photos of boats from all over the world. Boats conjure up thoughts of travel, exploration or in some cases just sea sickness but they are often a great photographic subject. Do you like to photograph boats?