Today we focus on eye contact. Looking at a lens, or “spiking” the lens, is a great way to capture someone's attention and help your photos stand out. Have some fun and really play around with the your scene and see what changes once eye contact is introduced. You don’t even have to use a person. Animals, statues, deities that appear in toast, are all great additions to any situation. Let’s dive into the different types of eye contact.
Direct eye contact is eye(s) looking directly into the lens. This directly references the person viewing the image. It’s almost as if they want something from you.
Indirect eye contact is looking somewhere else in the frame. Most of the time this creates a deep in thought feeling.
No eye contact at all. What if we have the setup for eye contact, some people -- some eyes, But, no one is looking directly at a subject. What does this create?