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Let's Get Some Perspective on Photography

One of the most challenging aspects of photographing exteriors is to correct perspective. Correct Perspective???? What is that???? Correct perspective means the vertical lines of your image are straight. Exaggerated perspective makes your Bed & Breakfast look like its leaning away from you. See the below samples.

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The image on the left was taken at ground level. The image on the right was taken atop a 12 foot ladder. That is a significant difference! Agreed? Get as high as you can to level out those camera perspectives. This makes a for a much better image.

Post production software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom have great perspective correction tools if you can’t get it perfect in camera. The best social media App for similar perspective correction in Instagram.