Tilt-shift photography originated with large, billowing lenses to capture the proportions of architecture. Today, its often used to blur parts of a frame and make the world appear in miniature. However you use it, for this week's Shooting Challenge, you'll photograph in tilt-shift. »
If there's any photography effect that's more fun to look at than the time-lapse, it's tilt-shift photography, the camera trick that makes a normal real-life scene look like it's actually built out of miniatures. But the coolest effect is a mix of the two, like in this tilt-shift time-lapse of Melbourne, Australia by… »
I love this photo of the USS John C. Stennis nuclear supercarrier. It looks like a tiny model thanks to the F-18's exhaust fumes, which distort the air above part of the deck and turns the image into a bit of a tilt-shift photo. »
I've always wanted to see Chicago. I just haven't had the chance yet. This gorgeous tilt-shift time-lapse of the city, taken by WGN TV, is more proof that I need to go. I will have your deep dish pizza. »
Take your Instagram hexes and throw them in the TRASH! Just kidding, Instagram, we still love you. But why mess with pixel fakery when you could make rad tilt-shift photos with a rad tilt-shift camera? That's right: dedicated hardware distortion. »
http://viddler.com/v/ iPhone photo apps these days have some sort of setting for "tilt shift," the popular photographic effect that makes scenes look like elaborate (and adorable) sets of miniature models. TiltShift Generator actually lets you control the miniature-making parameters. »
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Giant music festivals are awesome, but wouldn't it be nice if you could just hover above without any of the packing or mud-caked feet? This tilt-shifted video gives a stellar vantage point, and makes it all look so damn cute. »
While Van Gogh was an Impressionist painter, I've always found his artwork to be pretty surreal, with his daub-paint effect warping landscapes. Artist Serena Malyon bent their reality even more, adding tilt-shift photography effects to 16 of his popular works. »
After professional photographer Alex Dejong lost his sight three years ago, he thought his days of taking and editing photos was over. But the iPhone 3GS's VoiceOver feature, plus a few key apps, has given some of his abilities back. »
Our favorite world-trapsing photographer Matthias B. sends us his latest news from the world of high-end photography: »Matt's report continues after the jump. [The decidedly non-digital 501 pictured.] Not that we could afford any Hasselblad at all, but adding in tilt/shift seems like a strange choice.