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Edinburgh Video Guide: ‘Wee Edinburgh’

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It’s Edinburgh but not as we know it thanks to some technical wizadry from the team at Edinburgh Video Guide.

The video was created by Rury Mason using a technique called ‘tilt shift’ which is a combination of technique and optical illusion.

Rury said: “You’ll notice, the vast majority of the content in the video is shot from at distance, from above, and looking down at an angle.

“Combine this with the tight focus on a central part of the shot, and the subsequent blurring of the rest, and what you’re left with is a shot that tricks the eye into thinking it’s looking at a model. For added effect, I speed the content up around 30%, which gives the people and vehicles a toy-like movement and quality. Then I boost the saturation on all the content, so that the colours become brighter and more like plastic.”

Over the coming months we’ll be showcasing their work which showcases the Capital’s landscape, history and heritage from a unique perspective.

More videos from Edinburgh Video Guide can be found on their website and they can also be found on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

 

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