Most of the time, most people producing most videos shoot most of their shots from the same single perspective: standing up, with the video camera leveled eye-high.
While one could certainly shoot every scene with the video camera perched between 5- and 6-feet high, a dramatic change in camera height can offer a viewer unique and creative perspectives that add interest and give otherwise ordinary shots a new sense of creativity and excitement.
In order to shoot creative shots, it pays to be selective about perspective. So, don’t just plop your camera on top of your tripod. Break out of the box by shooting from creative camera positions. Here are four to try out on your next shoot.