Here is another round up for all you photography lovers out there. Today, we are showcasing some of the best examples of tilt-shift photography. You’ll love it.
In a nutshell, tilt-shift photography is an inspired and mesmerizing photography technique that requires manipulating the camera or image so that a life-sized location or subject looks like a miniature-scale model. If you would like to learn how to achieve this marvelous effect, we have posted some useful resources and tutorials at the bottom of the round-up.
In order to add a good miniature effect to your photos, you need to take photographs from a high angle, possibly from the air. Taking pictures from a high angle create the illusion as if you are looking down at a miniature subject. You will need a camera with a tilt-shift lens as this stimulates a shallow depth of field.
Here are some guides to help you:
- Focusing the Tilt-Shift Lens →
- Why does tilt-shift photography make things look tiny? →
- Tilt/Shift Photography Links →
How to Make Fake Tilt-Shift Photos
Just in case you do not have a camera with a tilt-shift lens (it is an expensive piece of kit after all), then you can use these Photoshop tutorials to give your photographs the miniature tilt-shift look. you can see above. Here they are:
- Tilt Shift Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make Fake Miniature Scenes →
- Tilt-Shift Photography Photoshop Tutorial →
- How to use Photoshop’s Lens Blur tool for tilt-shift fakery →
- Tutorial: Tilt Shift via Photoshop →
- Faking Tilt-Shift – a Tutorial for Realistic Miniaturised Photos →