I’m a stickler when it comes to horizon lines in landscape photography. Where do you place the horizon line for the most emphasis and drama?
Beginner photographers will almost always place their horizon lines dead center of their images and not consider this element of composition in landscape photography. Not only is the line dead center, it is usually crooked as well. And the funny thing about it, they don’t notice it.
Your horizon lines in landscape photography are more important than you think. Correct placement of your horizon line can add drama and dimension to your image, or cause it to fall flat.
This image I took on the west coast of Florida. My intention was to highlight the thousands of shells all over the beach and to capture the waves as they covered the beach. The sky was pretty, but not my focus. I got really low to the ground and waited for the right moment to capture this shot. I used my extra wide Lumix 7-14 lens for my Olympus mirrorless at its widest point (7mm equivalent to 14mm full frame).