Weekly Inspiration : Shifting into Park

Elgin Park, featured above is a fictional miniaturized town from the 1950s that you can visit here: http://www.visitelginpark.com/

Here is the same scene minus the forced perspective:

Creator Michael Paul Smith says Elgin Park is based on his hometown, Sewickley, Pa., a small town seven miles north of Pittsburgh.

He explains his photographic process in this May 2010 Telegram piece here: http://www.telegram.com/article/20100523/NEWS/5230604
and in this short video here:

You can view more images of Elgin Park and its creation in this gallery: http://imgur.com/a/COEIx and on Smith’s flickr page:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/24796741@N05/9619634676/

I’m Inspired.

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