Category Archives of : Low angle photos

A fun perspective on messing with your friends

Jan 13, 2012

We have all seen the photos of people holding a building in their hands or lifting up cars or some minuscule object looming massively over another object. A great practice shot to take is of a ball of yarn that towers over a little kitten; “Revenge of the String.” This technique is called “forced perspective;” not only [...]

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Flickr you need

Dec 26, 2011

I changed my usual path down to the beach this week, pushing harder than usual during my morning run, and I found myself repeating a song in my head. You know the one; the one you cannot stop replaying in your head the moment you hear it? You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” from [...]

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iPhone HDR night shots

Dec 14, 2011

Last night I had the chance to try the Jumbo restaurant in Hong Kong. It is a floating restaurant which is very well lit, we had a great time thanks to the friendly staff. The jetty for taking the short boat ride (maybe 300 meters!) adopts the same lighting style. Night shots with an iPhone [...]

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Incorporating lines in your ground view photos

Dec 09, 2011

As we pointed out in previous articles, ground-perspective photography does not have to be difficult but can still create dramatic photos. However, taking a great photo can take more than just getting low and shooting pictures. A good photographer creates a sense of order and direction in his or her pictures. One of the easiest [...]

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