Van Gogh’s paintings are already a wonder by themselves, but when given a tilt-shift photography makeover — thanks to Artcyclopedia, they get taken to the next level in creativity. Click here for more pictures.

The effect can be simulated in Photoshop, by adjusting a photograph’s contrast, colour saturation and depth of focus. It works quite well with regular photographs, so we decided to try it using paintings to see what would happen.

[via GizmodoArtcyclopedia]

Photo Prisoners Exercising, 1890Photo Snow-Covered Field with a Harrow, 1890Photo Field with Poppies, 1889Photo Mountains at Saint-Remy, 1889Photo The Red Vineyard, 1888Photo View of Saintes-Maries, 1888Photo Landscape at Auvers after the Rain, 1890Photo Pont de Langlois, 1888Photo Wheat Field with Rising Sun, 1889Photo The Harvest, 1888Photo Starry Night Over the Rhone, 1888Photo Sunset: Wheat Fields Near Arles, 1888