The miniaturized beauty of the cosmos

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 16 January 2014

Redditors TheScienceLlama and Wattsit have utilized the power of Photoshop to miniaturize the vastness and expanse of outer space. Using the Tilt-Shift filter in Photoshop and employing a technique called Miniature Faking, they’ve taken already breath-taking images of space, and made it even more breath-taking. That’s a breath-taking-ception right there, you guys! Guys?

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Ben Thomas’s latest Cityshrinker project

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Friday 21 December 2012

Melbourne-based Ben Thomas (Cityshrinker) has recently returned from Tokyo shooting for his first feature book for Chronicle Books (due for release early 2014). In the meantime, he is set to launch Cityshrinker//50. N2Y2C is the first image in this series to be released, limited to an edition of 50. The print has also been released […]

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Amy Bennett

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 26 August 2011

Amy Bennett constructs small dioramas by hand, then she paints paintings of them, creating an effect very much like tilt-shift photography.

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Paolo Ventura

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Photography on Monday 31 August 2009

Italian-born, New York City-based photographer Paolo Ventura creates fairy-tale like pictures out of amazingly constructed, miniature dioramas that almost trick the eye into thinking he’s a tilt-shift photographer.

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