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"Headroom" is the name for
the space above a person's head in
are a number of terms professionals use to describe
the space around their subjects. It is important to
understand and use these concepts, since the proper
use of space is a key to good composition.
"Headroom" is the term given to the space above the
subject's head. If you watch any TV, you will see a
consistent sliver of space in close-ups of people. Too
much headroom makes your shot look off balance--and
too little cuts of the subject's head.