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By DRicherby
My previous faked tilt-shift shot proved quite popular so here's another one, also taken in San Francisco: this time, from Twin Peaks. The flag is at the junction of Market Street and Castro, about a mile away. We'd been up to Twin Peaks the night before to try to get some night shots of the city but were defeated by some of the densest fog my host could remember and he's lived in San Francisco for mumblety years.

I've mentioned before how much I like this lens. The green street sign near the flag is legible in the full-resolution version. I'd be able to tell you the price of petrol, except that Chevron weren't displaying it, that day.

I'm not sure if the effect I've created in this photo, with the diagonal band of focus, is actually possible with a real tilt-shift lens. To be honest, though, I don't much care! Smile

I hope you like it. All comments and criticism appreciated, as always.


Saturday, 29th November, 2008
200mm, f/8, 1/320s, ISO-100

Tags: Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

Voters: royhicks, photophantom, Kita and 22 more

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21 Mar 2009 1:06AM
looks great

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21 Mar 2009 2:35AM
looks almost toy like, nice shot!
riprap007 Plus
13 1.6k 37 England
21 Mar 2009 6:06PM
yes I've emulated shift/tilt lens before to experiment with compositional ideas before using a real one... they are great, especially when used to direct attention in a complex scene like this
1 Apr 2009 9:16AM
Toy town....fantastic!
10 Apr 2009 11:38AM
This is a beautiful shot. Just a great job. Have a wonderful day. Bill
fatherpie Plus
9 18 12 England
1 May 2009 9:08PM
Fascinating technique ... must look this up some time
CaroleA Plus
11 5 3 England
2 May 2009 5:21PM
This is a very interesting effect and you've obviously got the hang of it!
paulcr Plus
13 1.5k 9 Ireland
30 Jul 2009 8:49AM
A technique I love to play around with sometimes. Great fun with the right subject like this one. I learnt about it Here .
tigertimb Plus
10 40 66 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2010 6:09PM
Only about a year late, but I love this Dave Smile

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