Car park in Blackpool, playing with tilt and shift effect to make it look like a model.
Wiinter Gardens in Blackpool with tilt and shift effect.
On the Glass floor. Really strange feeling when you first walk on it.
View over Blackpool
Carpark, another tilt and shift effect.
Wow, amazing photos!
Thank you 🙂 They were all taken from the top of Blackpool tower.
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I love all these photos. They bring Blackpool to life.
Thank you 🙂 there are very nice sides to the town x
Thank you Stefano
I like the way they don’t look real. That’s how I like to think of Blackpool…as something that doesn’t actually exist.
LOL just a mini world of your imagination Brian? 🙂
One that I could stomp up and down on as the fancy took me.
Wear big shoes, the top of that tower is spiky you know.
I’m saving that for when that seagull annoys me.
Spike the seagull.. I like it!
Seagull on a stick, to serve as a warning to all other seagulls who think it’s amusing to bash their heads against my window when I’m trying to watch Doctor Who.
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Great use of the tilt shift blur!
Thank you, these were great to do because it really does work well with high shots. 🙂
Great blog. Who did the diorama.
Hi, they are photographs that I have taken and then added the blur for a tilt and shift effect. All the photographs in here are mine. 🙂
Tilt – shift always produces some interesting effects. Must try it myself sometime. Nice set of shots 🙂
Thank you, this was the first time I have played with this effect properly, swallowed my fear of heights and headed up the tower! I will play more with it another time, seeing the results is good fun.:-)
Nice set of images for the challenge.
Thank you 🙂
such good photos!!
Thank you very much for stopping by and commenting. 🙂
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Love these shots, ooh it’s a while since I were in Blackpool (1977)…
Thank you, gosh it has changed a lot since then. Some for the better, some not 🙂
I hope I can learn that tilt and shift effect. It’s interesting how the effect can make look things as if they are toys. 🙂
It really isn’t difficult to apply. My camera has a tilt and shift setting that I can adjust until I am happy with it, photoshop 6 also allows you to easily apply tilt and shift, or you can blur the top and bottom of the photograph using a Gaussian blur until you are happy with how it looks. It is good fun to play with on the right shots. Photographs looking down on a scene work well with this effect. I hope you get a good result. :–)
Very well captured… 🙂
Thank you very much. 🙂
Love the view over Blackpool, but they are all quite amazing. I know I would not be brave enough to stand on that glass ledge. Thanks for visiting and the like of my “From Above” entry.
Thank you for taking the time to stop by. I have a terrible fear of heights and didn’t think I would be able to do it, but once you are up there the view is so amazing you forget. It does feel very safe up there as well. I shall be going to the Tower again for sure. 🙂
I love how you made them look like models. Feel like I could just pick them up. Great effect!
Thank you, it is a really simple and cute effect. I will be trying again at some point for sure. 🙂
I love these.
Thank you very much, Zoom lens and high up is all it takes. 🙂
Love those shots and the Tilt-shift effect :).
By the way, I’ve given you a blogger award something thingie, you can check it out over there: http://elpadawan.wordpress.com/2013/05/05/tag-it-and-bag-it/
Have a nice day 🙂
Thank you so much, I will stop by and have a look soon 🙂
Love your collection of images. The one of the glass floor made my tummy lurch.
Thank you, I am scared of heights but it honestly wasn’t that bad. 🙂
Very clever effect, Jo … ’tilt and shift’ … I’ll have to check these effects out. Fabulous array of photos for this week’s challenge!
It is good fun Cheryl, and really easy to do. Works great on lots of different shots, boats on the water, city scenes, anything looking down is great for it. Cannot wait to see your work. 🙂
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A wonderful gallery for the challenge!
Thank you very much 🙂
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Love the glass floor! What a perfect support for this challenge!
Thank you Basiga, I love these challenges. 🙂
Love these images. What kind of lens is it?
This was zoom lens Bella, It wasn’t mine at this point I borrowed it from my friend. I think just a standard macro/zoom though and I have to be honest, mine which I got on ebay for under a hundred quid has given me just as good results. x
But you did so much more with it. A zoom? How ever did you get this toy type effect?
Honestly it just about applying the blur to the top and bottom of the photograph, it really is that simple. xx
No way…but the buildings look miniaturized. Fabulous!
I will find a link and post it for your tomorrow, it is such a simple effect to apply with the right shot x
Interesting set, like the tilt shift effects…must try that sometime.
you’ve composed a breathtaking photo gallery!
Thank you very much indeed 🙂
Wooww … it’s fantastic, 100% 3d model … hahaha “lol”
Exceptional shots, and they remind me of my visit to Blackpool many years ago. 🙂
Beautiful and creative images! Thanks for sharing, and for visiting and liking my post for the ‘Weekly Photo Challenge – Patterns (in nature)” I apologize for being so slow in offering these thanks, a bit behind in my WP emails
I agree with another reader – the shot of the child’s feet on the glass floor looks quite eerie, as if the kid is dangling and about to fall to his death. I like unexpected shots that make me look more closely…