Quote Originally Posted by tnabbott View Post
Food for thought, but I probably do not agree. To clarify, I am talking about full body images, not shoulder/face portraits. I can see the point for the latter.
I am chuckling, because I am picturing a couple of wedding participants that I definitely did not want to photograph with a camera that emphasized the waist most of all.

And a camera at waist level tends to do that.

I think the most important thought for me on this issue is that a photographer needs to be able to choose the camera height that is most suitable for the circumstances.

Tall, long-legged models showing off expensive fashions vs. people with significantly different body types and outfits - it is nice to be able to adjust.

Here is me with the camera that I used most for my wedding work, although the lens pictured was used more for closer portraits: