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Don Peters, Digital Photo Academy, instructor out of Chicago suggests you think of great photo ops down below if you happen to find yourself in a high perch such as a penthouse apartment balcony. To help get you through the frigid temperatures in winter, check out the birds-eye view of a beach that Don photographed along Lake Michigan from an apartment house in Chicago.


Beach Photo Tips for perspective in photography


Look down! On a 52nd floor balcony, I had the world before me. The grandeur of Lake Michigan and the surrounding, majestic skyscrapers of Chicago. I even had the Navy Blue Angels flying by, screaming for photographic attention. However, something compelled me to simply point my camera down to the tawny beach below, dotted with sunbathers and colorful umbrellas. The random pattern “spoke to me,” and I captured this shot of summer in the city. To me, the shot creates a question. What are the wonder of what activities, conversations, hopes and dreams are going on in the multitudes below?


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