Keep your horizons flat

posted on 6th of may, 2015

Since anyone with a decent digital camera can contribute to stock photography, many people don't have the formal training or experience for taking professional grade pictures.

To help you, one simple step can greatly enhance the quality of your images and make them more attractive to a larger customer base. Please keep your horizons flat. While the earth is not flat and you may have some curvature, please do you best to make it even on both sides of the image. In some cases this means making sure the ocean is flat where it meets the base of a mountain.  

Nothing is more distracting to am image when the horizon is on an angle when we as photographers can adjust this. Any photo-editing software can help you with this after the picture has been taken.

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Posted by Seawatch1 on May 14, 2015
Your point is well taken. Years and years ago, when I first started in photography, a pro friend of mine made a funny statement that has stuck with me all these years.

"Keep you horizons level or all the water will run out of your photos."

Silly I know, but humor made it stick.

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