The photographer even managed to get someone in the audience with their hand raised as well...good work!
Chancellor Angela Merkel waves on March 24 to Christian Democratic Union (CDU) supporters during an election campaign rally in Dessau, eastern Germany. Three German states went to the polls for the first electoral examination of Merkel's power-sharing government since she took office in November.(AFP/DDP/File/Sebastian Willnow)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Christoph Boehr, leader of the party's Rhineland-Palatinate section arrive to an election campaign rally in southwestern German city of Trier March 22, 2006. German state of Rhineland-Palatinate will hold state elections on March 26. REUTERS/Alex Grimm
German chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Guenther Oettinger, premier of the southern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and top candidate of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) for the Baden Wuerttemberg federal state elections, wave after an election campaign rally in the southern German town of Ravensburg March 21, 2006. Baden Wuerttemberg state elections will be held in Germany's third biggest federal state March 26. REUTERS/Alexandra Winkler