Room In Miniature: Tilt-Shift Effect Shrinks Galaxies

Area in Miniature: Tilt-Shift Result Shrinks Galaxies

Report by Steph, filed beneath Photography & Video in the Ar2rk group.

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The scope of all that exists beyond our very own planet is so big, it’s mind-boggling to contemplate. However a easy Photoshop trick can seemingly lessen shots of outer room, such as these taken by effective Hubble telescopes, to miniature scenes.

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Reddit consumer TheScienceLlama took a bunch of space imagery from NASA and ESA and transformed it with the Tilt-Shift filter in Photoshop, like the Horsehead Nebula, Crab Nebula, Meathook Galaxy, Thor’s Helmet Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy.

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The tilt-shift effect blurs the best and bottom of an image to mimic a shallow depth of area, creating it seem as if daily life-sized scenes are really miniatures.

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The result is especially powerful on urban scenes, producing planes, city buses, cruise ships and men and women look  like toys.