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"Toy University"
General: 2:49 PM on 3/22/06 | Canon PowerShot A610
Technical: 1/250sec | f/8.0 | 7.3mm (35mm)
Exposure Bias: +0
Flash: No

This is my first experiment with the tilt-shift effect. This was done in Photoshop with an alpha distance gradient and the lens blur effect, as I haven't gotten myself a tilt-shift lens yet...and I'm doubtful that I will anytime soon.

This is a southern looking view of ASU, taken from the Life Sciences Tower. The building on the left houses the air conditioning for the entire university. Only a small part of it is shown in the photo.

A "real" veiew can be seen here.

categories: architecture landscape toy

Thoughts of: Chantal
April 1st, 2006 at 4:04 AM

Great and interesting focus point....

Thoughts of: Dennis Rogers
April 1st, 2006 at 8:24 AM

Wow, what a huge difference between the two images! The tilt & shift image looks like an image of a small model with some Hotwheels parked on the street. Interesting experiment.

Thoughts of: Tristan
April 1st, 2006 at 9:14 PM

That is really cool... it really does look like a model! Interesting effect.

Thoughts of: seriocomic
April 3rd, 2006 at 5:19 AM

Great Shot. Watch out though - I got yelled at for over use of tilt-shift :)

Thoughts of: frisky?
April 3rd, 2006 at 2:58 PM

ooh. love this.

Thoughts of: Abe
April 3rd, 2006 at 11:11 PM

Very cool effect - I like it! The quality of this shot looks great too - not very point and shoot'ish.

Thoughts of: onebear
April 7th, 2006 at 12:49 AM

wow, i've never heard of this style. those cars and building definitely look fake...like an architectural model or something. i don't understand how the tilt thing works, but it sounds cool!

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