Ups & Downs of Photography – Point of View – Travel Photography Tips

Ups & Downs of Photography – Point of View – Travel Photography Tips

In my last “Tips” post, I wrote about the “when” of photography, that is, when do you push the shutter button.  Another important aspect of great photography is “where” you push the shutter button or the Point of View.  Going up and down in the horizontal plane of the camera sensor changes the Point of View of the image.

I have been in groups of photographers that all set their tripods next to each other (especially if they are with a pro photographer) so all of their cameras are at about the same height and all pointed at the same thing. They were all going to end up with the same or very similar images.  I always try to get a different image than the group.   So I not only moved to another view but I did not use my tripod or drastically changed the height that I set it at.

You may have heard the recommendation