It’s easy to dismiss tilt-shift miniature faking as nothing more than a Photoshop gimmick. But in my opinion, when done right the results are still quite compelling. There’s a method to the madness of the post-processing and even if you put aside the digital chicanery, there’s still the matter of getting the right subject matter shot from the proper angle which is instrumental in achieving the desired effect.
And besides, if the photographer is having fun and people smile and enjoy the end product isn’t that all that matters?
As Neil Young once sang – “There’s more to the picture, than meets the eye…”
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