These photographs will make you see everything differently

See the world the way Superman does with Smashing magazine’s gallery of tilt-shift photographs: Each one turns real objects into tiny, toylike things.

You’ll find Boston’s Fenway Park looking like a souvenir keychain, a railroad car that could pal around with Thomas the Tank Engine, and entire towns that could pass for architectural models or the interiors of snow globes. Tilt-shift procedures, which rely on the Scheimpflug principle to create remarkably shallow depths of field, have been around for a century. But the technique has really come into its own recently — as if in response to our rapidly shrinking world. Look at us down there, will you? We are soooo adorable!

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