Part of the knack of this is to position your camera at the waist height of your subject. That means either lowering yourself or raising your subject. Or both.
I've been plugging away at various life.turns. contraptions all day, which is fun but very exhausting on the brain. The quiet house I've come home to (as Bella's invited herself over to the Grands' for the night) was a relief for all of 10 minutes. Now I'm bored.
It's terribly dull without her.