A "Model" Fenway Day

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    "People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
    Rogers Hornsby

    A tilt-shift "Collabo" with the partner in crime in honor of opening week of Baseball season. I was hoping to create the illusion of a replica Fenway Park in the old toy/model format.

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    Featured on Bostonist.com as the Photo of the Day for March 26, 2007

    ritchielee, esmereldes, Angela., and 243 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. redsoxgirly46 76 months ago | reply

      This is fab! Lovin' it!

    2. thatgraffamgirl 76 months ago | reply

      Wow. Thats awesomeeee.
      Almost as awesome as my Pedroia Destroyah shirttt.

    3. Kenny Price 76 months ago | reply

      I have recently created a group dedicated to Boston sports teams. I would love it if you became a member and added your photos.

      www.flickr.com/groups/680191@N22/

      - Kenny

    4. LeszekZadlo 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called 100 + Viewed Best Architecture Photos (add 1, award 1), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    5. pisspaws 67 months ago | reply

      The fake-ness of the photo is obvious because there is no clear line of focus that can be followed from one side of the frame to the other. If this were a real "tilt shift" photo there would be a perfectly sharp area to the left of the stadium.

    6. James John Malcolm 67 months ago | reply

      Like Kottke, I never tire of this gimic either!

    7. Al Power 67 months ago | reply

      Lovely work. Looks like you were really high up - where did you shoot this from?

    8. Joel Price 67 months ago | reply

      I never tire of this "fake model photography" technique. I love it

    9. fengypants 67 months ago | reply

      "Fenway Park, in Boston, is a lyric little bandbox of a ballpark. Everything is painted green and seems in curiously sharp focus, like the inside of an old-fashioned peeping-type Easter egg." (John Updike, "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu")

    10. Jason Meserve 67 months ago | reply

      beautiful ballpark and beautiful shot!

    11. photographevince 63 months ago | reply

      it's a very nice model

    12. www.matthansenphotography.com 61 months ago | reply

      That's really nice...taken from Prudential? I got married on the 50th floor there...awesome place Boston is! Again, really nice work

    13. *Symes* 57 months ago | reply

      This is fantastic. I also wanted you to know, in case you don't, that Deadspin.com is using it as a part of an blog post titled, "Why Your Stadium Sucks: Fenway Park". This post was done Friday August 21st.

      deadspin.com/5342646/why-your-stadium-sucks-fenway-park?s...

    14. Roadduck99 51 months ago | reply

      This is a fantastic shot of a great ballpark. I hope you don't mind that I used it as a backdrop for a fun photo that I did for the 100 Possibilities group. I have properly credited and linked back to this shot. If not OK, please let me know.

    15. ► Hammer Head ◄ 34 months ago | reply

      Great tilt-shift shot.

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