Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Fake Macro - Tilt Shift Photography

City Shrinker: Ben Thomas miniaturizes Melbourne. He uses tilt-shift lenses to achieve the scale-model effect in camera, but those lenses aren't cheap. You can fake-fake it using gradient masks and blur filters in Photoshop or the Gimp or what-have-you.

10-8-08 Update: some pretty cool examples of tilt-shift video are making their way around the net, like Keith Loutit's time-lapse videos here.

11-17-08 Update: Ok get over it.

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