Photographers are often admired for their ability to showcase things in new perspectives. For example, a bird’s eye view can capture a fresh take on a familiar day to day routine. From the boats of the canal to skyscrapers, bird’s eye views have become a huge hit for both commercial and personal photography. People use helicopters, airplanes, hot air balloons, and even drones to shoot this downward gazing style of photography:
Posted by ImEeZr, this captivating image of Amsterdam’s Westerdok district captures the true essence of an amazing bird’s eye view. From the distinct geometric symmetry to the remarkable colors of the buildings and boats that seem to pop off the page, there are plenty of visual effects to pull viewers in.
Whether you’re glancing over the edge of a building or looking over the edge of a table top, positioning and support structure are essential for bird’s eye view photography. Make sure to be aware of your surroundings, and always ensure you have a good grip on your camera. After all, you paid good money for your equipment, and you wouldn’t want to ruin it over a simple oversight.
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