Taking pictures of Shoes requires, you to think about the shoes, and not the legs, not the clothes, but, get close-up enough to get some good photos of the shoes. I have access to a collection of photographers who have take pictures of shoes. Very few on the free website, really do “shoes” justice. I am going to post a few photos of shoes, and please, just take photos like the one above, and these:
As you can see already, the best photos of shoes is when you are on the same level as the shoes.
If you want to be creative, then just make sure the shoes are still at your level as the camera, like this photo above.