These photos work well as tilt-shift miniatures -
The beach photo shows a scene with depth in the picture.
A road traffic scene. Even though there is no sky visible, there is
still a balanced depth to the shot, as there are a number of subjects at different
distances from the camera.
This photo has a good combination of depth and "scene" to it, so works very well as a miniature.
In this picture, the gradual curve of the train and platform off into the distance
makes it a good choice.
This cargo ship already looks a bit like a replica model.
The depth in the photo allows us to use the tilt-shift effect to set the focus on a specific part of the
Boats in Harbour #2
This photo is similar to the previous harbour photo, except that
now the boats are at different distances from each other. This
gives the photo more depth, and makes it a good candidate for
What we are doing with the tilt-shift effect is highlighting, or
focusing on, a single area in the picture at a particular distance from the camera.
So in order for this to work most effectively, we need a photo
where, for example, we can focus on the middle-distance and de-focus the foreground and background.
See more suggestions for taking photos to make into tilt-shift miniatures on the next page!..