Creative ideas for forced perspective trick photography from the internet

Forced perspective is not a new phenomenom, before the days of digital special effects it is used a lot in movies from the 1950s to make objects appear bigger or smaller than it really is. Many years later, we all carry a camera in our pocket, so we have the ability to create these special effect images ourselves. Continue reading

How long exposure trick photography is used to do light paintings

Light paintings are one of the more stunning examples of long exposure trick photography. You’re literally painting with light. You use a camera to take a long exposure photograph, and then move a bright light source around it. Also, just like a magic trick, consider this a spoiler warning if you want to continue to be baffled by how light paintings are made. Continue reading

Rekindle the joy of taking cool pictures with trick photography

Do you remember when you first picked up a camera? Whether it was film or digital, it was exciting to explore the world and take pictures. We bring our cameras everywhere we go and just start snapping anything that looks even remotely interesting. Now that almost all modern smartphone has a decent camera, there is simply no reason why we shouldn’t be taking more interesting pictures more often. While we are snapping more photos than ever, the trick is to take photos that are interesting and not mundane. Continue reading