Maybe you have already heard something about the tilt-shift photography technique which enables you to take pictures and movies with a miniature effect!? For this, the selective focus is used to direct the viewer's attention to a small part of the image and the edges of the picture are blurred – this is also called “miniature faking“.
There are a lot of impressive videos out there, so i made this list to follow me to different places around the world – to get an idea of the daily routine over there. Lean back, turn up the volume and dive into these tiny worlds!
The Sandpit, New York / USA
One of the most popular Videos produced with the mentioned technique you can find on Vimeo. The award-winning Film by Sam O'Hare shows “A day in the life of New York City” and has around 2.2 million views.
A Tiny Day in the Jackson Hole Backcountry, Wyoming / USA
A really cool movie which illustrates a day in a winter ressort. Tristan Greszko, the guy who made this awesome video, writes:
“This mountain is like nothing you have skied before! Spend a day riding the tiny tram and shredding miniature backcountry lines in Jackson Hole.”
The Village, Portugal
You like to have a break and make a little trip out of town? Here are your 2minutes of the introspectively country life in Portugal:
Toy Soldiers, Paris / France
On 14th July France celebrates the national holiday – with this you have the chance to see a big military parade in Paris:
Toy Thailand, Bangkok & Phuket / Thailand
Let's go to Asia – in the video of Jörg Daibler you can watch the hustle and bustle in Thailand:
Tricity – Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot / Poland
“Tricity is an urban area consisting of three Polish cities – Gdańsk, Gdynia and Sopot – on the coast of the Baltic Sea.”
The East Side of Los Angeles on a Sunny Day / USA
Yeah, USA again, but this time we'll have a look at the western coast: