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50 Beautiful Examples Of Tilt-Shift Photography

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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. Below, we present 50 beautiful examples of tilt-shift photography. All examples are linked to their sources. We strongly encourage you to explore other works of the photographers we’ve featured in this post.

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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. Below we present 50 beautiful examples of tilt-shift photography. All examples are linked to their sources. We strongly encourage you to explore other works of the photographers we’ve featured in this post.

To add good miniature effect to your photographs, shoot subjects from a high angle (especially from the air). It creates the illusion of looking down at a miniature model. A camera equipped with a tilt-shift lens, which simulates a shallow depth of field, is essentially all you need to start.

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50 Amazing Examples of Tilt-Shift Photography

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Baldheretic

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Christopher Chan Sydney Apple Store Miniature; Fake tilt shift effect applied to a 3xp HDR.

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Vesuviano - Nicola De Pisapia Model of a model of reality. Vietri sul mare (SA) Italy.

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Pattagon

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Hanna María & Arnar

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Sir Hsu

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Tiltshiftphotography.net

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Lachlan Sear

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Automatt

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B Tal

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Dutchb0y

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Eric Lafforgue

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Tilt-Shift Photography: It’s A Small World After All

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Timmy Toucan

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Hamish Grant

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darktiger

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roevin

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Ender079

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FoxyMcSlick

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patrix

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wumpiewoo

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Marin G

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tHE PypEr

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Andrew James

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Gérard Pétremand

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Wmandra

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B Tal

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Angusleonard

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cityshrinker.com

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Jeangenie

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Tarkka

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Shawn S. Ide

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Kurtis Perry

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Vladimir.d

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Envios

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MCMLXXV

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oseillo On the photo: Barcelona, Spain.

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Toshio

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Timothy Schenck

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How To Make Fake Miniature Tilt-Shift Photos?

To add good miniature effect to your photographs, shoot subjects from a high angle (especially from the air). It creates the illusion of looking down at a miniature model. A camera equipped with a tilt-shift lens, which simulates a shallow depth of field, is essentially all you need to start.

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And if you don’t have specialized equipment, you can make use of Adobe Photoshop or any other image-editing software. Manipulate the focus in such a way that it gives the image the effect of having been shot with a macro lens. Secondly, increase the saturation and contrast in a way that the color looks like bright paint on a miniature model.

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With a very little effort, you can take existing photographs of everyday scenes and make it look like they’re actually of miniature models.

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