Human perception appreciates a level horizon line.
We have an inherent notion that the horizon is how it is. So when we create photographic images that depict it otherwise, it messes with our brains. It can unbalance us.
A skewed horizon line will bother some people more than others, much like a picture hanging crooked on a wall.
Some people will hardly notice. Others, like me, can be mildly irritated or irked to the extreme.
Considering the horizon line is always important. However, constantly straightening it is not the correct answer and can even hurt your photos in some situations.
In this free guide, Kevin Landwer-Johan discusses the concept of horizon lines and their importance to composition.
He’ll talk about when it’s essential to straighten one and when you shouldn’t!
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Photo Credit: Kevin Landwer-Johan