Forced Perspective Photos

Do you think it’s impossible to touch the top of the Eiffel Tower? Or to eat a whole building? Or to stand on top of a giant banana? Think again! Get creative and see that nothing looks impossible with forced perspective photos!

  1. Ages: 5 - 11

  2. <30 minutes

  3. A little messy


Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Stand far away from your friend.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Look through the camera’s viewfinder (the hole at the top) and hold the object you want to look big close to the camera.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Line up the object and your friend to make a silly scene!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Tip

    You may need to move around to line the picture up.

  • Final result!

    Take the picture! Try different things. What is the silliest picture you can create?

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