In response to Alan Ashworth: Does my intellect look small in this?, Flaketime wrote:
On this occasion she is right. Lighting is incredibly important and can completely change the context of an image. He who controls the lens controls the story, it is often said. Lighting from beneath can make the subject appear sinister: remember this shot of George Osborne?
Lighting which is harsh and with the camera looking up at the subject can make him or her look more imposing, as many photos of Hitler prove.
Lighting is just one of the tools in the box of a biased media, though how sad that a female MP would be more concerned about her looks being presented harshly than the reasons the media are doing it – which is their tedious ever-present Left-wing bias.