10 ways to drive photography snobs mad

10 ways to drive photography snobs mad

How to annoy photography snobs: 04 Shooting portraits from below eye-level

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There are lots of old school rules about portrait photography that some photographers still cling on to. One is that portraits should never be shot from below eye-level.

To be fair, there are times when this will produce an unflattering result that draws attention to extra chins and flared nostrils.

But it’s also possible to produce exciting, dynamic portraits that often convey a sense of power emanating from the subject. Don’t be constrained.

PAGE 1 – How to annoy a photography snob: 01 Blown-out highlights
PAGE 2 – How to annoy a photography snob: 02 Soft images
PAGE 3 – How to annoy a photography snob: 03 Visible noise
PAGE 4 – How to annoy a photography snob: 04 Shooting portraits from below eye-level
PAGE 5 – How to annoy a photography snob: 05 No eye contact
PAGE 6 – How to annoy a photography snob: 06 Colourcasts
PAGE 7 – How to annoy a photography snob: 07 Converging verticals
PAGE 8 – How to annoy a photography snob: 08 Tilting horizons
PAGE 9 – How to annoy a photography snob: 09 Imperfect joins
PAGE 10 – How to annoy a photography snob: 10 Great shots from compact cameras

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