Frequently Asked Questions
Taking your own photographs
Orientation – Landscape or Portrait
Sadly, it natural to hold a smartphone as you do to look at the screen to also take a photograph; upright, in portrait mode and snap away. However, as tablets, laptops, desktops and TVs are all mostly landscape mode (i.e. wider than they are tall), landscape oriented photographs are just so much more versatile and work better on websites.
Whilst portrait photographs do have their place, we can easily convert a landscape oriented photograph into a portrait oriented photograph, but can rarely do this the other way around.
So, when using a smartphone to take photographs for your website;
Please always take photographs in Landscape Orientation