Photography 411: Orientation and viewpoint

By Stu

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It might seem obvious, which way up to hold your camera, but there’s a lot more to orientation and viewpoint than simply not taking too many pictures of your feet. Change where you are in relation to your subject or how you frame them and you can get very different images of the same subject. So, there’s no excuse for taking the same landscape pictures from the exact same distance – let’s look at your options, starting with the obvious: which way are you holding your camera?

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