40 Amazing Examples of Tilt-Shift Photography

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.

Little Game

Ermoupolis Village: Syros, Greece

Ermoupolis Village: Syros, Greece

Pier 39 Gets the Tilt

Pier 39 Gets the Tilt

Toy-Sumo

toy-Sumo

Snowdon Railway

Snowdon railway

The Thrills: Big Sur

the thrills:big sur

Mini Ruins

Mini Ruins

Dubrovnik Miniature Fake

Dubrovnik tilt-shift miniature fake

Tilt-Shift Zebra Stripe

Tilt-Shift Zebra Stripe

London

London

Toy Kuala Lumpur

Toy Kuala Lumpur

Oasis Miniature

Oasis Miniature

Cliff 3000

Cliff 3000

Mini Off-Roaders

Mini off-roaders

Tilt Shift Rush Hour

Tilt shift rush hour

Tilt Shift Train

Tilt shift train

Tilt Shift

Tilt Shift

Trains’n’Rails

Trains’n'Rails

Tilt-Shift Volei

Tilt-shift Volei

Millook Beach, Cornwall

Millook beach, Cornwall tilt-shift

Mini Multnomah Falls

Mini multnomah falls

Tilt Shift Sofas

Tilt shift sofas

Big Miniature World

biG miNiaTURe wOrLd

Christchurch

Christchurch tilt-shift experiment

Tilt-shift Train

Tilt-shift train

Tilt-Shift

Tilt-shift

Elephants

Elephants

Penguins

Penguins

Stadium

Stadium

Tilt Shift

Tilt shift test

Euroflora 2006

Euroflora 2006

Positano

Positano

Vegas Tilt Shift

Vegas Tilt Shift

Washing Clothes

Washing Clothes

Looking down on Sydney Harbour

Looking down on Sydney Harbour

Miniature

Miniature

Tilt-Shift Manhattan

Tilt-Shift Manhattan

Tiny happy people

Tiny happy people

South Manhatten Tiltshift by Night

New York City USA - South Manhatten Tiltshift by Night

Bergen, Norway

Bergen. Norway (Tilt-Shift, miniature, HDRi)

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:

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Jameel Khan is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 4 years. He also writes for other blogs, His biggest passion is blogging and vector illustrations.

Comments

  • What’s great about tilt shift is that it creates a dramatic effect to any photo. It’s the next best thing to macro, in my opinion.

  • Chris

    So many of these don’t look like tilt-shift photography, but a bit of layered blur in Photoshop… Generally pretty easy to mimic but these look a bit fake myself… Phil Bloom has done a lot of tilt-shift video and even used an iPhone4 and faked the tilt-shift look.

  • Even though I know that these are real photos a lot of them look so much like toys that I’m left a little confused, very impressive work.

  • Jarrett Allen Young

    Here’s a cool music video featuring some tilt-shift photography.
    youtu.be/7Ke9ZAyrvBw

  • Nice tilt shift effect. I just use focalpoint 2 to create this illusion.