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  • President, Digital Design & Imaging Service, which uses balloons to do high-angle photography of construction sites

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  • Several views of the lampshade can be seen—a high-angle shot apparently from a rooftop and a number of fleeting close-ups.

    The Lampshade

  • A high-angle, far enough away to see it rising from a cleared spot on a tropical island situated in a large lake or perhaps a small sea.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • So some Urban Outfitters Super-Genius (via Lindsayism) has updated this classic invention, replacing the miniature fake hand with a digital camera mount, finally allowing you to take those ridiculous high-angle emo self-portraits without 3/4 of the frame being taken up by your out-of-focus camera-holding arm!

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  • The sequence culminates with a high-angle shot from behind the altar, as the pastor reaches down towards York, who is now kneeling in the center of the gathered throng.

    Sergeant York

  • A high-angle shot establishes that this is indeed a wedding reception that resembles an election site with poor turnout, the festive tables marooned in a shiny sea of underutilized space.

    Mad Men Reaches Its Appointment in Samarra: James Wolcott

  • There was a Marilyn Monroe calendar on the wall, the famous early pinup called Miss Golden Dreams, a high-angle shot of the nude body posed on a velveteen blood-red bedsheet.

    Underworld

  • The high-angle shots—one car pulling away, the other catching up.

    Underworld

  • Then they dissolved their kick line and formed a star, clearly depicted in the high-angle shot on the screen above them, and the footlights painted them solid red.

    Underworld

  • NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured these high-angle images of the ringed planet on a recent fly-by.

    CNN Transcript Mar 3, 2007

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