Originally Posted by rico2072
what kind of camera and how do you do it?
I can't do true tilt-shifting with my camera....and my experiment above was more of just a blurring of the background than real tilt-shifting (where the lens isn't parallel to the 'film'). It can be done with great effect in photoshop, but certain compositions lend themselves to tilt-shifting better than others (shot from a distance overhead, with lots of objects).
THIS is true tilt-shifting:
When applied to a van Gogh the effects can be truly mezmerizing: