Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

Ideas For New Camera Angles: Exaggerate features

Ideas For New Camera Angles: Exaggerate features

We’ve all seen pictures of famous places and landmarks. Usually they’re taken as a ‘record’ shot and rarely differ from photographer to photographer.

Why not stand out from the crowd and do something special?

Composing to include and accentuate a well-known feature of your location is always worth a try.

In this image of Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, UK, a wide-angle lens has been used to emphasise the suspension rods that hold the bridge up.

By composing right next to the rods and twisting the lens, the lines ‘lead’ the eye into the picture. This angle is full of impact and is a powerful compositional tool.

PAGE 1: Ideas For New Camera Angles – Shoot straight up
PAGE 2: Ideas For New Camera Angles – Get down low
PAGE 3: Ideas For New Camera Angles – Twist the camera
PAGE 4: Ideas For New Camera Angles – Exaggerate features
PAGE 5: Ideas For New Camera Angles – Kneel down

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