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New Jersey Photographers who specialize in photographing interior spaces must routinely make the decision as to what height to shoot a particular space from. Some photographers will tell you that shooting from mid-height is always what you should aim for. The reality is, however, that varying the height at which you place your camera is a technique you should be trying to master. First of all, while it is true that mid-height works in some situations, the fact is that some spaces simply need to be shot from lower. A good case in point is the bathroom where several of the fixtures are well below mid-height. There is also the living room, where sofas and tables are low. Even in the bedroom, you might find that shooting from mid-height shows too much of the flat, white surface of the bed, ruining the composition of the shot. On the other hand, there are spaces that show off their most appealing characteristics when shot from higher than mid-height. Plus, going high for the shot tends to add an element of grandeur to some spaces. New Jersey Photographers (and interior photographers all over, for that matter) must therefore consider viewing the room at different heights to ascertain which works best for that particular space. Chances are, what works for one room will not work for another. Furthermore, even the same room can give you totally usable, exciting views from different heights. You just have to remember to shoot each room on its own merits. Take, for instance, the photo above of the standard bathroom in the Westin Hotel at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club, United Arab Emirates. Shooting it from any lower would have caused the intense pattern on the wall to fill the frame from top to bottom – not the effect I wanted. By going higher, the ceiling comes into view as does the inside of the tub, both of which help to keep the pattern in check.