“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”~ John Wooden
Michael Paul Smith has an eye for detail that’s for sure. These wonderful images are made using highly detailed models, a $250 point-and-shoot camera and a great eye for perspective.
For over 25 years Michael has been building delightfully detailed scenes of mid-20th century America using 1/24 models.
‘I’m creating a mood, something familiar in the viewer’s mind,’ Smith told the New York Times.
The reason a cheap and cheery point-and-shoot works well for forced perspective photography is because of the very small sensors cheaper compact cameras tend to have. The small sensor facilitates a much greater depth of field, much greater than that of a full
frame sensor. The smaller the sensor the easier to get everything in sharp focus. So dust off your old point and shoot and give it a try!
There is a real miracle in this gray cheerless building on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine
This is the so called sleeping district Troyeschina where people come from a long hard day to live to sleep, and to go morning to the next hard working day.
They lift up on 13 floor and what does they see?
Usual boring corridor turned into …