Shooting top down
Top 5 Tips
for Shooting Top Down
Keep i T simple
Practice minimal thinking, then try taking this
approach to simplify your compositions.
seeK ou T pa TTerns in The landscape
From above, identify geometrical patterns in the
landscape and use them in bold and simple ways.
don’T ge T obsessed wi Th heigh T
Higher isn’t always better. Think about what you want
to compose and express before deciding on height.
provide a sense of scale
Always look for ways you can provide the viewer with
a sense of scale to relate to.
conduc T map research online
Before hiking out to a spot, scout your location using
online maps and imagine your compositions ahead of
time whenever possible.