There is no up or down on an image of the Moon other than by a human choice of reference. The choices of framing and presentation of any image carry symbolic connotations that a photographer or artist can use as part of the story he conveys. As a lunar photographer I've had the opportunity to think about this more than most people. I've used all of the following presentations:
Thin crescent Moon
Texas Longhorn Moon
Lunar occultation of Venus
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