Tilt-Shift Photography

Tilt-shift photography is a creative and unique type of photography in which the camera is manipulated so that a life-sized location or subject looks like a miniature-scale model.

You can create it with a special (and $$ pricey!) lens like this...

Or you can create a fake one by manipulating a picture you've already taken in Photoshop. Directions on how to do that here.

Here's a picture of Jack and Nora in their monster truck that I took at the beginning of the year:

nora and jack in their monster truck

And here it is after I manipulated it to look like a tilt-shift photo in Photoshop:

Jack and Nora Matchbox Car

Click here to see it larger.

Isn't it neat? They look like they're in a matchbox car.

Click here to see 50 awesome examples of tilt-shift photography.

I need to go out and get some good NYC street pics so I can create more!