Edinburgh in Miniature


Lately I’ve been a bit obsessed (OK, completely enamored) with tilt-shift photography.  In case you’re not familiar with it it’s a photographing technique that make your photo subjects look dreamy and miniature.  There are some fantastic examples  here and here.  I’ve been playing around a bit with some tilt-shift softwares and decided to put up a Miniature Edinburgh Series.  I hope you enjoy!

So yesterday was my birthday and it was an absolutely lovely day – how could it not when my first gift from S was this?

 

Macaroons!

They're just so pretty!

OK, OK, I'll stop taking pictures and just enjoy them!

 

S and I spent nearly the entire day together doing fun things, enjoying a sunny and surprisingly mild day.  We saw The King’s Speech, wandered around town, did a bit of shopping, enjoyed some delicious meals, and just enjoyed being together.  While I’m not too thrilled about the whole 31 thing – I don’t like uneven or prime numbers when it comes to age – and I did notice a deepening line on my forehead last night it hasn’t freaked me out too much.

Anyway – thank you to everyone who emailed me a birthday greeting!  I felt very loved yesterday and am so grateful for my dear friends and family.

About Rebecca

Hi! After five years in Europe, I'm adjusting to life back in the US. I use this blog to record my adventures, post photos, organize recipes, and post about things that interest me.
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11 Responses to Edinburgh in Miniature

  1. Alyssa says:

    These are beautiful!! Happy Birthday!! We miss you guys!

  2. Sol says:

    That photography method is soooo cool Becca!! Its exactly as you described it, nice work! Again, so happy your birthday ended up being wonderful, I thought of you often yesterday! Love you lots.

  3. Melissa says:

    Well it looks like you have mastered the tilt-shift photography. Loved the one with the double decker bus. Dreamy like in an old movie. Good job!

  4. Michael Martin says:

    Thank You for the beautiful pictures and a belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  5. Katie says:

    Those pictures are crazy!!! Everything really does look miniature. Wow, very impressive.

    Glad you had a great birthday 🙂

  6. sparrowhopes says:

    Becca I love these pictures! Really, really fantastic. Also, I’m so glad you had a good birthday! Let’s get together soon to celebrate with all the ladies… 🙂

  7. Just B. says:

    These photos are unbelievable gorgeous! Edinburgh is a wonderful city and you capture it beautifully!

    Great work,

    Brianna
    http://cobblestonestreets.wordpress.com/

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