Xeni Jardin at 6:43 pm Fri, Nov 30, 2007
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previously on web zen:
- photo zen 2006 pt. 2
- photo zen 2006 pt. 1
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The effect has been copied a bit too much in the past (by me as well).
If you want to find something original, search for “Myklos Gaal”. He’s been doing this before it was hip, and he’s not using photoshop, but a large-format-camera and a real tilt-shift lens.
Go to his exhibitions, his prints are *very* large.
Sorry, it’s “Miklos Gaal”, not “Myklos Gaal”.
The secret? Just make everything blurry.
here is a guide on how to achieve that effect (making things look like small miniature models)
and an artist that exhibits similar photos
Here is another one to create fake minature models:
You can find several groups on Flickr too:
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