Tilt-Shift + Time-Lapse = Toy-Like Bliss

If you've never seen a tilt shift image it's a photographic technique that make an image (best if you use a wide-angle landscape) feel like a small toy train-like toy scene - AKA: "Miniture faking". This is done by progressively blurring out most of the image but a selected location that is in pure focus.

Here are some beautiful examples:

But this post was really inspired by the following video where the tilt-shift technique was combined with a time-lapse constuction video.