high-angle shot


high-angle shot
  a shot in which the subject or scene is filmed from above and the camera points down on the action, often to make the subject(s) small, weak and vulnerable; contrast to low-angle shot
  Example: in the opening of Force of Evil (1948), a high-angle (overhead) camera view of towering skyscrapers surrounding St. Andrew's Church near Wall Street

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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