Photographing Zakynthos island's Shipwreck Cove from the top of the 200 meter high cliffs for my Zakynthos island images collection. .
For photographing the beach and Shipwreck below I used my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android phone and Shoulderpod S1 grip. Both photos where taken using the Note 3 ' s stock camera app. The wide shot was taken using the panorama mode with the phone held vertically and panning from lift to right. The photos where then edited in Snapseed.
On the north west coast of the Greek Ionian island of Zakynthos you will find Shipwreck Cove or Smugglers Cove also called Navagio Beach which is probably the most famous beach in Greece and can only be accessed by boat but is well worth the trip.
This picturesque beach has been photographed and featured in many holiday brochures, travel books and televised advertisements. The boat was shipwrecked back in 1980 after hitting rocks in bad weather while being pursued by the Greek Navy who suspected it was carrying contraband cigarettes.
Those tourists planning to lounge in the sun are advised to bring all necessities with them as there are no facilities in this secluded bay. A sun umbrella is a must, as the heat radiates off the white cliffs and there is no shade on the beach to get away from it, especially at midday.
As you can see from pictures, Shipwreck Beach is enclosed within large steep cliffs which give it this remote, inaccessible feel. Because of that, it is impossible to wa…