Using tilt-shift and stop-motion photography, filmmaker Clark Vogeler has created a portrait of car-filled LA that, for once, isn't about congestion. Instead, it sees bustling highways and hive-like surface streets with a sense of innocent wonder.
Tilt-shift photography, invented to shoot architectural elements without lens distortion, has recently come into vogue in forced perspective images. It's also a great way to make cars look like adorable little toys.
Tilt-shift photography can be used for many things, but one of the more interesting is a technique used to trick the mind into thinking very large things are very small. Tilt-shift takes advantage of our familiarity with very close up images of small things, where the object of interest is in focus, but everything…