Thursday, April 18, 2013

A to Z Challenge - P

Perspective is one of the keys to photography composition and technique.

The term is fairly obvious, perspective is the view or direction from which you are taking a picture. But perspective can be used to a photographer's advantage if it is an artistic decision.

For example, a picture in which you are looking down on someone or something will make them look and feel smaller, or diminutive.Vise versa, a photo which is taken so that someone or something is looking down on you can make that subject powerful and almighty.

Perspective can also be fun! Check out these examples of using perspective artistically: