Change Your Angle

Looking up at people looking down
Seattle Public Library, Washington

If you feel like your pictures all look the same, try shooting from a different angle. While photographing at the Seattle Public Library, I aimed my camera up to capture people standing on an upper floor, looking down on the main floor.


Looking down at people resting
Seattle Public Library, Washington


Then I went to the upper floor and aimed down on people resting in chairs on the main floor. The color harmony of the tables and coats in shades of green that echoed the carpet was a bonus.

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