Using trick photography, or specifically the tilt shift effect to take better travel photos

We all like to share our travel adventures with our family and friends by taking lots of photographs of the sights we see. However, we all tend to take photographs that are influenced by what we’ve seen before in travel magazines or postcards. This is simply because we like what we see and will try to recreate that shot when we are actually there. Why not add a twist to it and use trick photography to create something unconventional and interesting with the tilt shift special effect? Continue reading

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

Trick photography and special effects techniques

If you’re ready to take your photography skills to the next level and have fun, read on to discover the different trick photography and special effects techniques that you can instantly use. We’ll cover 3 of the more common trick photography and special effects techniques as they require very little extra effort to get started. Continue reading