Have you ever gazed out at the sea intending to only gaze at it for a while but finding that time has slipped away from you without your even realizing it? That is just one aspect of this wondrous body of salt water that we call the sea or ocean. We are saying that this is just one aspect because there is more to the sea or ocean beyond the waters and the way it looks. There are numerous creatures, mysteries and wonders that the sea has within it which will need more than one lifetime to explore and discover. That is why if you are planning to take up photographing the sea, then you should be warned that it is a pastime that will take over your time and eat it up at an alarming rate. If you know photography even a little bit and you are into it, you have to know that it does take over your mind and imagination not mention your time. Take for instance who are into macro photography making miniatures look mega, and you will understand the efforts that goes into something like this.