low-angle shot

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A photographic composition in which the viewing position is below the subject, giving the impression that the camera is looking up: for example, in a filmed conversation between an adult and a child all the shots from the child's point of view would be of this kind. Low-angle shots tend to generate a connotation of high status or power. See alsotilt.

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