How Camera Angle Affects the Body Shape

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Fashion-Inspired On-Location Model Shoot

Height is a critical element when you shoot a talent or client. The angle will flatter the subject or cause them to look comical.

We make the decision on the camera angle based on what we want to communicate. Low angles are great for full body and higher angles are better as we move into a head and shoulders.

Jay P’s Shooting Tips

  1. Shooting with 24mm & 50mm
  2. Standing: Low-Angle Shot
  3. Standing: Waist Level Shot
  4. Standing: Eye Level Shot
  5. Standing: High-Angle Shot

Let’s GO!

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Contributor - Jay P Morgan - The Slanted Lens
Photographer & Educator at The Slanted Lens | Website

Jay P. Morgan has been working as a Commercial Photographer and Film Director in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years developing an impressive list of clients from Paramount to McDonald's. Jay P.'s experience with elaborate set design and extensive lighting are key to the success of his illustrative work.

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