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Toy Cars Turned To Real Cars With Forced Perspective Photography

Forced perspective is a technique wherein the object appears different as to what it really looks like. It uses the correlation of the scaled object and the view point of the camera to successfully achieve its optical illusion result. To see some of its amazing effects, we have featured a couple of forced perspective photography and its before and after images for you to see.
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith has been building his scale models for 25 years. He has achieved great results in combining real trees, buildings and landscapes as background on his toy cars in his photographs. Smith’s works are really mind blowing as it impressively portrays as if the small-sized toy cars are real vintage cars. Scroll down and see his creations. Come, take a peek, and enjoy.

Darren Winthrop’s ’65 Mustang Fastback
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

One of the Many Pleasant Streets in Elgin Park
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

Elgin Park [circa 1930's ]
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

The Arrival of the Corvette Show Cars
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

The Delivery of the New Bendix Washing Machine
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

5 Tuckers in the Mist
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

Woodie in the Snow – 1935
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

The Day After It Snowed
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

Teen Idol Slips into Town
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

Stopping by the Creek
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

The 1957 Ford Hide-Away Hardtop Promotion
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

WLGN TV – Channel 9
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

1935 – News Happens in Elgin Park
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

The Tucker Showroom at Night
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

A Saturday Night in 1963
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

An Abandoned Cadillac
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

1958 Packard Hawk Glamor Shot
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

View from a Second Story Window
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

Faux COLOR-SLIDE
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography
Michael Paul Smith forced perspective photography

Check out Michael Paul Smith on his Flickr. You can share what you think on his works by leaving a comment below. All photos courtesy of Michael Paul Smith.

Conclusion

Forced perspective can truly fool our eyes but can also inspire our minds and imagination.

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