Tilt Shift Football

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    This was my first try at a faux tilt shift effect using photoshop. Most of my photography doesn't lend itself to this technique, but I thought this photo would work fairly well and I'm pretty happy with the results.

    See more tilt-shift fakes here: www.flickr.com/groups/59319377@N00/

    I really hope that I'll get some comments from some of the fake tilt-shift experts about how to refine my technique!

    THE BLACK RABBIT, nebcrnhskr, and 44 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Laura Rowan 83 months ago | reply

      This is a pnenomenal shot and effect. Great job!!!

    2. jontlaw 83 months ago | reply

      I can't fault your technique and it's a perfect subject for a tilt shift.

      If you want more of a challenge, go for a subject with verticals in too - they're great fun. You can paint a Quick Mask to match the subjects distance from camera and then apply the blur. Quite often you won't get as convincing an effect as the base gradient as you end up trying to mask areas to keep them in focus.

      I've had great fun going through old photos and shifting them. The other week I went up the multi storey car parks in town and took some pictures especially for shifting. They came out okay!

    3. THE BLACK RABBIT 83 months ago | reply

      Well Ted, this is the first I've heard of this technique - and I LOVE it!
      I am so impressed - I will be taking photos of Wrigley field and trying it for myself when I return to blighty!

      WONDERFUL STUFF!
      Doug

    4. nebradska 82 months ago | reply

      For some reason, this reminds me of the toy electric football game I had when I was a kid. It's a very cool effect.

    5. Norman Panco 70 months ago | reply

      Damn ! It works !

    6. ρυℓρυℓ 67 months ago | reply

      fantastic work!

    7. scanavacca1986 65 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called my way to see the world, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      wow!! it looks a game table!!!

    8. Haneen Krimly [deleted] 63 months ago | reply

    9. Bob Walsh 59 months ago | reply

      looks amazing

    10. RafaelaMoning 51 months ago | reply

      Wow I love this!

    11. nikon enthusist 8 months ago | reply

      a tilt shift lens makes everything smaller more animated.

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