Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Perspective, part of Photography 101 (2012).
Perspective is quite simply how we see the world. …Another way to say, this point of view. The point of view or perspective which …you look at the world, look at the objects around you. …You make a huge difference in how they appear in your photograph. …So let's take a simple example here of a little birdhouse. …It's a beautiful birdhouse and I want to take a picutre of it. …So let's start by taking just a plain old picture not changing my perspective at all. …Now, as we can see here, it's really not that interesting. …It's kind of cluttered with the background, and the angle of view, or the …perspective, is basically the way that everybody sees the world all the time.…
So what we want to do is change our perspective to make this a bit more interesting. …The easiest way to do that is to simply drop down. …So let's try it again. Now by dropping down to the ground we …have shifted our perspective. And the photograph is much much more interesting. …The idea is quite simple. Everybody sees the world from here. …
- Carry and hold that DSLR like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera: from hands to water glasses to tripods
- Using aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- What the buttons do
- Manually controlling your autofocus
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
Photography 101: Shooting in Low Lightwith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke56m 7s Appropriate for all
Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Upswith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke1h 14m Appropriate for all
1. Carry and Hold That DSLR Like a Pro
2. Stabilizing the Camera: From Hands to Water Glasses to Tripods
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Pushing Your Buttons
6. Manually Controlling Your Autofocus
7. Flash Lights
8. Upgrading Your Light
9. Changing Your Point of View
10. Buying New Gear
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