When Miniatures and Real Sized-Backgrounds Meet

For over 25 years, Michael Paul Smith has been creating scale models of vintage cars and staging photos of them. His photos use the real world, ginormous as it is compared to the models, as a background. Mr. Smith brings his imaginary town, Elgin Park, to life with clever optical illusions and meticulous sets.

The DART Moving co. / Michael Paul Smith

Michael Paul Smith.

The DART Moving co. Setup / Michael Paul Smith

Michael Paul Smith.

Via Daily Mail Online.

Because “model hobbyist” should not be a pejorative.