Brilliant Tilt Shift Photography – Miniature Fakes

Tilt-shift photography, often made with a specialized lens, lets you put an area in focus while blurring other areas and distorting the photo’s perspective. One awesome side effect is at play in the above photos — toy-sized basketball players gathering on a court; mini-people enjoying a sunny stretch of beach. We’re used to seeing such a short depth of field in the photographing of tiny things. So when this effect is applied to subjects that are actually far away, they appear strangely miniaturized. Ta da!

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Today’s image is by Joshua Cripps

Lake Tahoe has many beautiful places along its shores, but for me Sand Harbor is at the top of the list. The way the white granite boulders merge with the beautifully clear, turquoise water is simply incredible.

Breathless - Sand Harbor State Park, Lake Tahoe

This photo was taken using a Nikon D300S.

SPECS

Camera Type: DSLR
Megapixels: 12.3
LCD Size: 3
Media Type: CompactFlash, Secure Digital, SDHC

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