Tilt Up, Down

While the camera is stable on a tripod, move the lens up or down. If the director wants to see more of below the picture, he will say to the cameraman to tilt down.
Usually we use it to show the size and power of a person or an object in relation to the viewer, so the viewer feels as if he is looking up. The same thing when you want to emphasize the lack of power Tilt down will show the bottom part of a photographed object.


Here is a scene from one of the funniest films I know- the movie Top Secret – from the masters of parody- Jim Abrahams and David and Jerry Zucker– to show you a small Til up

Click here for an  illustrate that describe it the best

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