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How to Create Photos of Miniature Worlds Using Household Items

A couple of months ago, photographer and YouTuber Chris Hau stumbled across the miniature world photography of Erin Sullivan and was absolutely blown away. So he decided to try out this style for himself and show you exactly what you need to do to start capturing these miniature worlds at home.

I Shoot Fake Miniature Scenes with the Real Milky Way

Breaking the rules and thinking outside the box is something a photographer should always try. You start your journey with photography capturing everything interesting you see, jumping from one genre to the other until you find your favorite style.

Creating a UFO Abduction Photo on a Tabletop

I love the theme of science fiction, so I always have these ideas about flying UFOs and houses in the middle of nowhere that aliens show an interest in as they try to take over a new planet.

These Volkswagen Beetle Photos Were Shot on a Table

Photographer Felix Hernandez has wowed the world for years with his large-scale photos created using small-scale models. Volkswagen recently turned to Hernandez's talents for a series of photos showing a classic Beetle on a desert road. Everything was shot on a tabletop.

This Wedding Photographer Turns You Into a Miniature Person

In Thailand, there's a wedding photography business that's attracting quite a bit of attention. It's called คนตัวเล็ก, which literally translates to "Small Person." The photographer's specialty is making couples look like miniature figures living in a giant world.

Photos of People’s Heads in Miniature Models of Famous Galleries

"Put Your Head Into Gallery," is an unusual interactive art project by Tbilisi, Georgia-based artist Tezi Gabunia. After creating realistic small-scale models of famous rooms in art galleries, Gabunia and his collaborators put them on display and invited visitors to his exhibition to pose with their heads inside the tiny spaces. The resulting photos show giant heads peering into well-known art galleries.

A Look at How Michael Paul Smith Creates Historical Photos with Incredibly Detailed Models

Here's a fascinating video about how photographer Michael Paul Smith creates and photographs Elgin Park, a 20th century town created through miniature 1/24th-scale models. Smith creates incredibly realistic photos by capturing the detailed dioramas with an ordinary compact camera, and his images have gone viral in recent years on the Internet (the project has over 70 million views on Flickr).

Incredibly Detailed Diorama Photos of Urban Decay and War-Torn City Streets

Tokyo-based artist Satoshi Araki is a man whose eye for the detail is immediately evident when you look at his dioramas... if you can even tell they're dioramas, that is.

For each miniature, Araki painstakingly plans out the layout of his trashed and scattered street scenes and photographs in such a way that, often, you'd be hard-pressed to identify them as dioramas at all..

This Artist Has Put Together an Uber-Creative Diorama Every Day for the Past Three Years

For the past three and a half years, Japanese artist Tanaka Tatsuya's daily to-do list has included creating and photographing a miniature diorama. Part of his project Miniature Calendar, you can follow his little miniature figurines through all manner of creative adventures, starting in April of 2011 and still ongoing today.

In fact, the diorama for today, dubbed Deforestation, has already gone live.

Cardboard Cities: Incredibly Detailed City Scenes Made of Cardboard

Just look at the above photo. It looks like an extremely well-lit photo of an abandoned wasteland in the middle of some old town, doesn't it? Well, while that might be what it's depicting, that isn't what it is. It's cardboard. All of it.

Titled Cardboard Cities, this collaboration between set-designer Luke Aan de Wiel and photographer Andy Rudak is sure to make some jaws hit the floor.