Based on ideas of Leonardo:

First of all, what is ‘perspective’? Leonardo da Vinci defines it for us in his ‘Notebook‘:

“Drawing is based on perspective, which is nothing else than a thorough knowledge of the function of the eye.” – Leonardo

Therefore, perspective is the wisdom of the eye. Perspective is a trained eye– which knows how to determine what things look like in the ‘real world’.


Low Angle

A way to make more interesting photos; shoot from an unusual perspective.

First is to shoot really low, looking up. We never see the world like this: