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|Title||:||Elgin Park: Visual Memories of Midcentury America at 1/24th scale|
|Author||:||Michael Paul Smith, Gail K. Ellison|
|Publisher||:||Animal Media Group|
|Number of Pages||:||324|
|Category||:||non-fiction, photography, art|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Elgin Park: Visual Memories of Midcentury America at 1/24th scale Michael Paul Smith s Elgin Park is a lot of things a mid century utopia a fantastical world and an optical illusion The imaginative town composed entirely of miniatures delights audiences worldwide attracting to date more than million views on Flickr .
At first glance Michael s work appears to be wonderful photographs from a bygone era The awe slips in as it becomes clear that he not only created the photographs without using Photoshop but also built everything in each scene except the cars which are th scale diecast models from his extensive collection .
Michael constructs much of what is barely visible in the photos shoeboxes furniture stage lights a lawnmower and machines in the laundromat A close inspection of each photograph takes your breath away even the gravel snow and tire tracks are to scale Many of the photographs were taken outdoors against natural backgrounds in the artist s neighborhood but the models scenarios stories and humor are pure talent and imagination .
Although the photographs are strong enough to stand alone as the main character of this delightful book there s another story how a humble recluse who doesn t even own a car has created an online community a global neighborhood of young and old male and female many asking the same question How does this guy do this