Not that forced perspective is entirely dead, but I can’t imagine anyone building this set anymore.
A mishap at the state’s government television studios appears to have brought out Olympia’s largest and smallest fire fighters.
It has, again, been a while since we’ve had any good FP examples here, so I was initially thrilled to see this link to 99 self-declared “Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography.” When I followed the link, though, I was disappointed to find that while several of the photographs are excellent, very few of them use FP very well, if at all.
The article is titled “35 Splendid Examples of Forced Perspective Photography”, but few if any of them are truly splendid. Still, contractually obligated to link to it.
As you might expect, there’s a Flickr pool.
I mention this in part because Google seems to have decided we’re evil, and I’m hoping to persuade their algorithms otherwise by getting back to our roots.
A video of a forced perspective mechanism devised by Adelbert Ames. Likely to make your head hurt, I found it helpful to focus on the pipe to see that the whole contraption is simply rotating.