25 Imaginative Forced Perspective Photos you Should See

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Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera.

Forced perspective photographs are great to look at and can be a lot of fun to take. Take a look at the following 25 examples and see if they inspire you to go out and shoot some …

Blowing in the Wind

Blowing in the Wind by Jeppe Olsen

Candy Clouds

Candy Clouds by stuandgravy

Suzi holding the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy ’08

Suzi holding the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy ’08 by trixnbooze

Zen perspective

Zen perspective by twiga269 ॐ FreeTIBET

Little Push / Empurrãozinho

Little Push / Empurrãozinho by Chaval Brasil

Nooooooo, por favoooooooooor!!

Nooooooo, por favoooooooooor!! by Marina Cast.

DSC_1618a

DSC_1618a by bobtimmons

Catching the sun

Catching the sun by Nicolas Hoizey

Johan is incredibly tall

Johan is incredibly tall by mrlerone

Dee blows off some steam

Dee blows off some steam by toastforbrekkie

Camel Kisser

Camel Kisser by sebr

He’s got the whole world in His hands

He’s got the whole world in His hands by Lorenia

London Eye

London Eye by Márcio Cabral de Moura

Washington, DC

Washington, DC by iguerra

104/365: Eiffel crushing

104/365: Eiffel crushing by benjaminasmith

Little GeM at Piccadilly (for Zippy)

Little GeM at Piccadilly (for Zippy) by _4cryingoutloud

Forced perspective !

Forced perspective ! by Victor Doyle

Untitled

Untitled by Devin Moore Photography

I’ve got you now

I’ve got you now by Scarabanza

Tim tastes the rainbow

Tim tastes the rainbow by clickclickclickclick

Nice Tiny Pony on a Chair

Nice Tiny Pony on a Chair by creatocrat

Oriente perspective

Oriente perspective by *TANS*

My Pet Sailboat

My Pet Sailboat by nashworld

kicking the sun…

kicking the sun… by supersum

My Toy Elephant

My Toy Elephant by jasewong

 

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