Low angle

Low angle, or “worm’s-eye” view

Those who set up photo opportunities for powerful people often place the photograpers and the audience lower than the subject to accentuate this feeling of power, as the image below shows.

President George W. Bush speaks Aug. 15, 2002, at Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota. The president will return to his ranch in central Texas following his tour at the monument. (Larry Downing / Reuters)