a bird's eye shot

a bird's eye shot

A scene photographed or filmed from an angle above the subject. Stand on the roof of that building and get a bird's eye shot of our lead actress walking down the street. Tell the photographer that he can get a bird's eye shot of the entire campus from up here. Wow, what a stunning bird's eye shot of Los Angeles.
See also: eye, shot
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