Monday, October 23, 2006

Tilt Shift Miniature Fake Photos: Real Life Big Things Turned Tiny

My pal Brian Fies has discovered this fun "tilt shift miniature fake" photo technique. He blogs about it here. A lot of people are doing it ....

It's all about taking photos of something BIG -- the Eiffel Tower, etc. -- and then blurring certain areas so that it the photo now looks like SOME SMALL CHEAP MODEL FROM A SCALE TRAIN SET OR A BAD OLD MOVIE WITH CHEESY EFX! How cool!

Here's a real intersection (Forest Park & Euclid) in St. Louis, MO taken by Matthew Potochick. It's from a Flickr group of these "tinied" photos.

Hat tip Mr. Fies! Thanks, Brian.

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