Elgin Park

Photo credit: Michael Paul Smith via Colossal

At first glance, the top image appears to be cars parked in front of a snow-covered house, but those vehicles are just optical illusions. We’ve featured Michael Paul Smith’s work before, but he’s just released a new video that takes you behind-the-scenes of his mind-boggling forced perspective optical illusions. Simply put, Elgin Park is a fictional 20th century town filled with miniature 1/24th-scale models of cars and buildings. He uses hand-crafted model sets, die-cast automobiles and real backdrops to create the scenes. You can also check out his book here. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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