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How to Make Tiny Town Miniatures!

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This post demonstrates a process known as "Fake Tilt-Shift" carried out in PhotoShop or other image editing software. After a mere two weeks of playing with the creation of these miniatures, I don't imagine I've become an expert yet. However, I took the opportunity to share what I'd learned with my camera club, the Camera Club of Ottawa, and since I had done the work to prepare the slides I'm posting them here for anyone's benefit. What follows are a few examples of the results of applying the technique and then subsequent to that I've included a short demo of...

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KAP 2008-40: The Badlands, South Dakota. July 23, 2008

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Wall, South Dakota was our stop-over for a couple of nights while we took the opportunity to make several visits to the Badlands. After an evening taking in some driving and bison viewing, we set off the next morning to do some hiking. KAP gear was always at the ready and in the trunk of the car, but there was no wind. Considering the day before I had been doing Kite Aerial Photography in town at Dakota Mill & Grain (see previous blog entry) and almost been unable to bring down the kite due to the ferocity of the wind,...

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