Originally Posted by Trius
Tall people have no reason to live.
Love that Randy Newman song...
Ok, I'm 5'7" so I don't really qualify for contributing in this discussion but you should have seen me the last time I tried to shoot some portraits of my (taller) friends through a WLF! We had a great laugh!
I sometimes wish I was taller but never thought of that while holding a camera...
I don't see why that should be a problem. It's all a matter of point of view. And let's face it : having a point of view is very
important in photography. Be it from above or from below
Seriously, this whole question of height and perpective is a pretty unique specificity of photography as a art form. Could you tell how tall was da Vinci by looking at Mona Lisa or Michelangelo when you contemplate that Sistine Chapel ceiling? Cinema is different because there's a director and a cinematographer involved...
Ok, we photographers have less control on perspective. I definitely would take different photos If I was 7' tall. Not better nor worse, just different.
Tall photographers still have an advantage when a little shift in perspective is needed. I'd have to carry a stool with me all day long while they'd only have to walk like John Cleese in that "Ministry of silly walk" bit