Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Horizontal and vertical images, part of Advanced Photography: Diptychs, Triptychs, and Aspect Ratios.
- [Instructor] There's another factor,…in addition to aspect ratio,…that you really want to consider,…especially as a photographer looking to make sales,…and that's the horizontal or vertical orientation.…Sometimes we get attached in the field,…we tend to shoot more verticals or more horizontals.…There's usually a style associated with a photographer.…But consciously, I really encourage you…to photograph subjects both ways.…Now, we're looking here, this is an image I took recently…of the EMP in Seattle, a Frank Gehry building,…and this is a horizontal, right?…So if I were to print this, I can do, for example,…a 20 by 30, it'd be 30 inches across…and 20 inches tall, right?…So this is, this would really fill a space,…let's say over a couch.…
Now, let's move on to this image…which is a vertical.…It's a very similar image, some of the elements…of the building are the same in both,…certainly a different feel to this,…and this has height to it.…So I could a 20 by 30 where it's 30 inches tall…and 20 inches across.…This would not work at all above a couch.…
In this course, photographer and educator Justin Reznick explores your options, covering both the aesthetic issues and Photoshop techniques used to make more interesting compositions. Learn how to combine images, split one image into multiple parts, prepare your work—including prints—for sale, and use the Shoot & Sell app to market your photography to clients.
- Understanding aspect ratios
- Working with multiple images
- Analyzing triptychs
- Splitting an image into multiple parts
- Selling image sets
- Using the Shoot & Sell app