The dangerous, beautiful life of a Lego minifig photographer. Forgot password?
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A Post By: Darren Rowse Over on our Facebook page this week we shared our recent ‘Small World‘ post featuring some of our readers shots of miniature figurines shot in larger scenes.
On Facebook one of our readers – Dave Flynn – commented that he used to take these types of photos but now does something different. He shared a link to his Mini Worlds Gallery where he showed his different take on it. It includes this photo! I immediately shot Dave a message asking if he’d write up how he took it. My name is Dave Flynn, I’m 45 years old and got into photography 3 years ago when I was made redundant from my career in retail. In my bag For most of my creations I use the 50mm, 90mm and 18-70mm. I will always try to use natural light where possible and have a roof terrace which is perfect for getting shots of the posed models and backgrounds. On wet days, I use my bedside table which is next to a large window. Incredible Landscapes Made With Food, Glue And Ice. I am not really sure if Londonian photographer Carl Warner is more of a photographer or more of a magician.
Over the years he created incredibly detailed surreal worlds from food, casino chips, ice, bolts and almost any other household item he came across. Some of those worlds are still worlds, some of them were used for video productions, but one thing they all have in common. They make you go WHAT? And then AHHHH! Photographs Of Little People Show An Alternate World Hidden In The Streets. London based artist, Slinkachu, uses model humans and everyday objects to create and photographs alternate happenings that may have been in your everyday-normal street.
In his project titled Little People, Slinkachu creates tiny installations of small people and leaves them on the street (as his clever tag line goes – Abandoning little people since 2006). While the installations are an art by themselves, the photos of those installations are an important part of the art. Each project is accompanied by a set of images (usually 3 ) showing the world (1) as seen by a fellow little person, (2) as seen by us humans, and (3) something in between. Here are the ones that go with the title image: Those triplets give a great sense of scale and it is really fun to play find the people with the wider pictures (it is not always that easy). According to Slinkachu, “The miniatures start out as train set figures.
40 Examples of Forced Perspective Photography. Inspiration In this round up, we have compiled a collection of some wonderful forced perspective photographs that you will definitely love to browse.
Forced perspective photography basically is a special technique in which human perception is manipulated with the help of optical illusion. You can make things appear smaller or larger than they actually are. Here we have showcased some really incredible examples of forced perspective photography. All the photographs in this compilation are hand-picked for your inspiration. Forced Perspective Photography David und Goliat Kiss On The Forehead Perspective gourmande ~ Greedy Perspective Suzi holding the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy '08 SKYraker Nooooooo, por favoooooooooor!! Touch my sun Hey, Let go.... Bonfire Blowing in the Wind Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni-74.
Cera Hensley Creates Fantasy Worlds On A 3 By 3 Feet Table. Cera Hensley, recreates fantasy worlds from everyday objects, and she does it all on a 3×3 feet table.
Cera photographs custom crafted landscapes, and completes them with miniature photos of models separately taken in front of a white backdrop. Playing with perspective and angles, the worlds are mischievous, annoying or surreal yet completely believable. The process involves pre-visualizing the scene, building the landscape and posing the models to fit. Here are some more samples of her work along with some behind the scenes of their creations taken from two f her projects: Here Nor There and Mime Adventures. Here is how Cera describes her workflow “It is all hands-on, building from my imagination with various materials like paper mâché, tree branches, baby powder, clay, cotton, etc.
A base of Papier-mâche. For the lake, I found slate then chipped away the edges to make a lake bed. Just before wrapping up the post, here is a mix from Cera’s different projects.