Brilliant Forced Perspective Photography – Part 2

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Forced perspective photography

You don’t always have to use Photoshop to create optical illusions in your photographs. With a technique called forced perspective you can create illusions that make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It just takes a little creativity with the placement of the subjects in the shot and the camera angle.

 

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Brilliant Forced Perspective Photography – Part 1

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Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera.

 

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Endoscopic Camera as Small as a Grain of Salt

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Low-cost disposable endoscopic camera that is the size of a coarse grain of salt.

Tiny video cameras mounted on the end of long thin fiber optic cables, commonly known as endoscopes, have proven invaluable to doctors and researchers wishing to peer inside the human body. Endoscopes can be rather pricey, however, and like anything else that gets put inside peoples’ bodies, need to be sanitized after each use. A newly-developed type of endoscope is claimed to address those drawbacks by being so inexpensive to produce that it can be thrown away after each use. Not only that, but it also features what is likely the world’s smallest complete video camera, which is just one cubic millimeter in size.

 

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Amazing Slow-Motion Video Shot 2,564 Frames per Second with a Phantom Flex Camera

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Tom Guilmette was playing around and testing out the Phantom Flex camera in his hotel room.

Ever wanted to see flowing water slowed down to the point of transforming into a series of airborne droplets? This video has that. And more. A chap by the name of Tom Guilmette got to work with a Vision Research Phantom Flex camera recently, and, being the true geek that he is, he put together a video composition of staggering slow-motion footage.  (Video)

 

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Gaming Firm Hacks Microsoft Kinect Controller to Create Interactive Pornography

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The demo video shows a man controlling a floating hand to ‘interact’ with video game characters.

It really was only a matter of time.

For while Microsoft’s innovative Kinect controller was designed for family fun it has already been hacked so it can be used in a different way entirely: sex.

 

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A Dad Who Creatively Captures His Kids in Photos

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 Jason Lee,  a wedding photographer by trade, turns his magic with a camera onto his daughters.

If there was a prize that could be given out to the most creative father, I’d hope that it was awarded to Jason Lee. A wedding photographer by trade, he’s used to capturing some of the most important moments in a couples’ lives. As a longtime fan of Jason’s photos on Flickr however, I think the real magic happens when he turns the camera onto his daughters. (Pics)

 

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