changing ones point of view or perspective provides new ideas for photographic composition

A few weeks ago, I was the guest photo host on the Naia in the Ha’apai islands of Tonga.  We had some bad weather days. While the guests were thinking about what to do, I suggested an afternoon workshop on general composition and landscape photography. So we spent a few hours talking about the rules of thirds, lines of repetition, framing, and creating images from different points of view.   I suggested, using a ladder to shoot down, or laying down and use a low or upward angle. As the boat was anchored  and we had use of a zodiac, I took a few to the island to make some photographs.

Within minutes of being on the island people were laying in the sand and looking at things from different perspectives.  It was a  lot fun seeing people getting into photography.

Changing your perspecive adds interest to the photograph

 

Looks like paradise

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About Doug Hoffman

Portrait and underwater fine art photographer.
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