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7 February 2011
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How To Take Good Photos

Landscapes: Proportions

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  • Try placing the main point of interest towards the sides of your photographs for more interesting compositions.
  • Place your horizon near the top or bottom of your shots to add emphasis to the ground or to the sky respectively.
  • In this picture you can see there is a large amount of sky and the rocks have been placed well to one side to emphasise the feeling of space.

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