Shooting all your pictures head-on is the visual equivalent of speaking in a monotone voice. Changing your angle – shooting from the side, or above, or below, or behind – adds new perspective to a shot and often emotion. For instance, if you shoot a subject from down going up, it tends to lend the subject a sense of power. "This photo of Buddhist monks in Myanmar is not posed," Winter says. "I saw what they were doing and realized that it would look like a mandala if taken from up above, so I found a ladder."
Credit: Steve Winter
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