12 Varying the Point of view
We walk around seeing everything at eye level, so if we use eye level as a point of view in our compositions we’d better make sure other parts of the composition are interesting, or that we intended for the scene to feel common place. To help make things more dynamic we can simply move the viewing camera down so that we’re looking up – this makes us feel part of the scene as well as convey an unsettled feeling because we’re lower than most of the characters and action. Conversely, looking down on a scene makes us feel detached and disconnected from the drama playing out below.
If we’re looking down on a scene, it makes us feel detached and disconnected from the drama that’s playing out below