Sometimes you gotta get down at ground level with the ants to get a good angle. But when the surf gets overhead all you're going to be seeing is a wall of whitewater unless you can get some serious height above sea level. This usually involves scampering up a cliff with the longest lens you can get your paws on. And that sort of glass requires a decent tripod if you're hands are as unsteady as mine!
speaking of corners
13 hours ago