Monthly Archives: March 2014

Camera Angles

Look Up!

Look Up!

Do you ever think about the position of your camera in relation to the subject you are photographing?  Shooting from different angles helps make an image captivating.
Here is why:
We normally see things at eye level, so when we are presented with an image taken from a different vantage point, it peaks our interest.
Tilt

Tilt

A high vantage point can make a person look slimmer but can also make a person look submissive.
A shot taken from below can make a person look more powerful and menacing (Please watch out for the enlarged nostrils!).
Similarly, animals look more impressive if they are photographed from eye level or lower.  Oftentimes I have sprawled out in mud and gook to take a fantastic shot from ground level.
Kids are usually best photographed at eye level.

 

Look Down

Look Down

Think outside the box and explore new angles to enhance your photos.

Get Close

Get Close