Posts Tagged ‘forcedperspective’

DIY Special Effects: A Forced Perspective Walkthrough, Back to the Future Style

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For part two of Shanks FX’s Back to the Future series, the DIY Special Effects artist decided to show you how to use forced perspective in your photography, using a model version the iconic Delorean from the cult classic films as an example.

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Apple Uses Careful Camera Angles and Clever Forced Perspective to Preach Seeing Differently

As part of its latest wave of marketing following the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and Watch, Apple has released a creative video advertisement that uses careful camera angles and forced perspective to tell its very Jobs-esque story.

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Artist Uses Forced Perspective Photography to Capture Whimsical Window Silhouettes

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Spanish artist Pejac has never been a man contained by the borders of a canvas; his art, often silhouette based, bleeds out of frames and into the real world.

Most of the time, this feat is achieved with nothing more than a disregard for those borders, but one of his series of works instead used forced perspective photography to achieve the same effect and create the illusion that his whimsical silhouettes were playing with the world outside his window. Read more…

Storyboard Artist Shoots Entertaining Stop-Motion by Inserting Cartoons Into Real Life

Maybe you’re sick of the “cartoonist/photographer/artist inserts fun characters or images into the real world using forced perspective” thing, and admittedly there have been a lot, but the video above is an example that falls very near the top of the genre’s “best of” list. Read more…

Movie and TV Stills Creatively Inserted Into Real Life Using an iPhone

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French photographer Francois Dourlen gets creative using nothing more than his surroundings and an iPhone, but he’s not an iPhoneographer. No, his iPhone is a subject of every one of his images, a little window into the magical world of movies and television inserted creatively into drab scenes in the real world. Read more…

#MyToyPlane: Creative Forced Perspective Photos of Toy Plane Take Off on Instagram

In what is one of the more unique and well-executed uses of perspective photography I’ve ever seen, Instagrammer Varun Thota has combined his love for flight with his daily photo habits to create a unique series of images, aptly called #mytoyplane. Read more…

‘Head Shots’ Photo Series Parodies Violent Posters by Making the Photog the Victim

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Artist Jon Burgerman thinks there are too many violent film posters greeting us everywhere we go. These posters of movie and TV show characters holding weapons are all too common, and most of them show the protagonist brandishing their weapon right at the viewer.

And so, Burgerman decided to fight back using a little bit of fake blood, a sense of humor and photography. Read more…

Combining Anamorphic Illusions & Forced Perspective to Create a Mind-Bending Ad

A couple of weekends ago we shared a short Ray-Ban ad that demonstrated the concept of perspective anamorphosis in a sufficiently mind-blowing way. But if you thought that video was impressive, this Honda ad will probably leave you speechless. Read more…

Two-Minute Mind-Bending Demonstration of Perspective Anamorphosis

Anamorphosis is a technique you’ve probably seen used many times, even if you never knew what it was called. It’s the projection technique that sidewalk artists use to make it seem like their drawings are three-dimensional when viewed from a specific angle.

And if you want a perfect example of this technique in action, look no further than the video above: a commercial for Ray-Ban sunglasses… although you’d never have been able to tell if we hadn’t told you. Read more…

Using Toys and Forced Perspective to Get Professional, Low-Budget Visual Effects

While working on a feature film called The Grind, filmmaker Vashi Nedomansky had to come up with a way to shoot a flashback scene, complete with Humvee, in the desert of Iraq. The only problem? He had neither Iraq, nor a Humvee to work with.

Fortunately, he did have the sand dunes outside of Los Angeles and a 1:18 scale model of a Humvee purchased at Walmart for $23. Combine those things with a bit of creativity and you get some low-budget, professional-looking visual effects. Read more…