Photo bias is a tactic of using an unflattering or menacing photo of a supporter of an opposing position to create a hostile impression in the reader.
- Time magazine's cover photo of Ann Coulter, designed to make her look like a childish fool.
- The New York Times's photo (June 10, 2007) of a man with missing teeth to represent opponents of the pending federal immigration bill
- Photo of Donald Rumsfeld shaking hands with Saddam Hussein in 1983 while Ronald Reagan's special envoy to the Middle East.
- Mark Crispin Miller's polemical book Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney's New World Order. The front cover of the first edition (published in 2005) presented Bush with a hostile facial expression.