Tuesday, June 13, 2006

06/13/06: Bird's eye or worm's eye?

Pro Tip - Shoot From Above or Shoot From Below

You can improve the composition of your photos by looking for opportunities to shoot from above 7 feet (from a ladder, stairs, balcony, etc.), or below 4 feet. So many amateur photographers make the mistake of not looking at a photo opportunity from anything other than standing upright. Here are a couple of examples...

The above shot of a street performer was taken on Hollywood Blvd.'s walk of fame -- the camera was just a few inches above the sidewalk.

While the wedding photo below was taken from a second floor balcony at the reception site.


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