- Term: Forced perspective photography
Description: Forced perspective photography makes two objects that logically can't interact with one another look like they are in the same plane in a photo. It’s all about using an exaggerated perspective to create the right optical illusion.
Forced Perspective Photography
Have you seen those crazy photos of tourists who look like they're holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa? What about that classic Instagram shot of holding the setting sun in the palm of someone’s hand — or trying to swallow it? These are great examples of forced perspective photography. Curious to learn more? Read on to learn all about the technique and how to do forced perspective photography.